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Do you have a pay movie channel ?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by dcowboy7, Jun 13, 2008.

Do you have a pay movie channel ?

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  1. Paul Secic

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    I hate Showtime because they have no hits. I've got TMC along with ENCORE in AT 250.
     
  2. Paul Secic

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    We have 5 channels of Cinamax on Dish 3 in HD.
     
  3. HDTVsportsfan

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    HBO......for some reason. Not sure why actually.
     
  4. alexjb12

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    I just canceled Premier... now i have Plus HDDVR and Starz!

    However, once fall comes around im going to subscribe to HBO and Showtime for Entourage and Dexter.

    I also have netflix.
     
  5. GregLee

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    I subscribed to HBO for at least 5 years previous to last week, when I dropped it. I found I just wasn't watching it anymore, in part because D* has so many other good HD stuff to watch that's already in my basic package. When D* adds other HBO HD channels in September (or whenever), I'll take another look. Also, HBO has an exaggerated idea of their worth -- $14/month is just too much. I've spent a lot of time this weekend trying to find something I wanted to watch in the Premium package, and pretty much failing. I thought there must be something there ...
     
  6. Jhon69

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    AH! Yes but shopping channels PAY to be on satellite so I don't think any provider would be crazy enough to get rid of channels that PAY their way on satellite.:sure:

    OH! Yea! Package:premier.:D
     
  7. Pinion413

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    Plus HD-DVR with HD Extra Pack, Starz Superpack, and Showtime Unlimited here. Best deal for selection (in my humble opinion) and a good number of HD movie stations in both to boot. :grin:
     
  8. Stealth87

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    No movie channels for me. I have the Plus HD DVR package.
     
  9. ansky

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    Not worth it for me. They show the same movies over and over on those channels.
     
  10. man_rob

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    Starz and HBO here, but I've only found those channels worth it because of the HD, and the DVR. I had HBO before, but when ever I had time to watch, it was always playing crap. Now, I just go through the guide, and record movies I want to see, and watch them at my leisure. I get enough new movies every month to justify the cost for me. Very few movies are worth seeing in the theater these days anyway.
     
  11. dshu82

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    Have had Premier Package for years.....
     
  12. man_rob

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    I have been wondering if it is worth it to move up to Premiere versus having just HBO, and Starz. Right now, with 2 DVRs, and the Total Choice Plus HD DVR (or whatever it's called these days) I pay about $101 and some change. How much more would it be to bump it up to Premiere?
     
  13. mikepax

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    I have the Premier package, and have had for many years also.
     
  14. Gary*W*

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    I have the Premier package as well. Mostly keep HBO & Showtime for the original series and specials. I tend to watch more movies on Starz & Cinemax.
     
  15. Egz

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    Nope. I don't have much time to spend watching movies, so the cheap Netflix subscription works for me.
     
  16. Nightfall

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    In December, I picked up HBO, Showtime, and Starz to go along with my HD subscription. While it was nice, I really didn't watch it much over the last 7 months. I made the decision today to get rid of the movie channels. The $35 a month for the movie channels I didn't watch much of was just a little too much. I made the decision to get Netflix and rent blu-ray dvds if I wanted to watch movies.
     
  17. rustynails

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    I was just thinking before I saw your post that if you like the original programming like Dexter on Showtime then it might be worth it. I really do like that show but not enough to subscribe to Showtime.
     
  18. rustynails

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    I am really into TV but no so much for the movies. I like the major network shows and E, Discovery, etc.
     
  19. dave29

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    premier here
     
  20. jsquash

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    I have Netflix but will get HBO when Big Love and Entourage come back on.
     

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