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Disney adds 6 video on demand channels

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by Doug Brott, Jun 9, 2011.

  1. Jun 9, 2011 #1 of 35
    Doug Brott

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    Disney adds new video on demand today ...

    1007 - ABC
    1206 - ESPN
    1208 - ESPNU
    1290 - Disney
    1292 - Disney XD
    1311 - ABC Family

    Enjoy! :)
     
  2. Jun 9, 2011 #2 of 35
    Lucid504

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    You mean new content on the channels or new channels having VOD?
     
  3. Jun 9, 2011 #3 of 35
    WestDC

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    Just checked the VOD lineup ..............Channel 1206 ESPN Channel 1208 ESPNU Maybe?
     
  4. Jun 9, 2011 #4 of 35
    murry27409

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    IN addition to the ESPN ntwks mentioned above, don't recall seeing ABC, Disney, Disney XD,or ABC Family VOD b4.......
     
  5. Jun 9, 2011 #5 of 35
    Doug Brott

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    Yup, those are them. I updated the first post to reflect the changes.
     
  6. Jun 9, 2011 #6 of 35
    tonyd79

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    I am away from home...do these have HD content? Are any crippled like NBC (no FF)?
     
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    Steve

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    I sampled a Grey's Anatomy episode. It's pillar-boxed 4:3 and 480p, with no FF allowed. Not sure if that's the case across the board, tho.
     
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    hilmar2k

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    I did a quick scan before I left for work and didn't see anything in HD.
     
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    +1

    I just checked all 6 VOD channels. Not a single program tagged HD. Bummer!
     
  10. carl6

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    Correct, FF does not work with these channels. Makes them a total non-starter for me, personally.
     
  11. Go Beavs

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    Yeah that sucks, but it IS better than not having them at all.
     
  12. tonyd79

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    SD and FF disabled, might as well not have them. Either HD or FF enabled, then yeah.
     
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    HBO Free Preview Channel 1502, STARZ On Demand Free Preview Channel 1528, Showtime Freeview Channel 1546.
     
  14. litzdog911

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    It's likely that HD content will eventually be added. But it's unlikely that we'll ever be able to FF.
     
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    Since I would only ever use VOD (for those channels) to catch stuff I missed, I am much more concerned with the lack of HD than the inability to FF.
     
  16. MikeW

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    I'm curious to know if the cable versions of these VOD channels have HD content. Anyone know?
     
  17. tonyd79

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    Fios does. Maybe not all of them but at least ABC and they have NBC HD.
     
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    Before I switched to DirecTV, Time Warner Cable had a lot of on demand HD and just more HD in general.

    I don't think DirecTV Disney VOD = TWC Disney VOD. I'm not sure how it works but I think the content might even be a little different.
     
  19. Doug Brott

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    As far as I know each MSO (Multi-Service Operator) negotiates carriage rights and content separately with each provider. That's why you are seeing a difference.
     
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    Well it's a nice addition
     

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