MeTv, GET TV, Laff, and Decades

Discussion in 'DIRECTV Programming' started by jal, Mar 12, 2020.

  1. krel

    krel New Member

    Mar 20, 2013
    they have me tv it's called kaza in my area it's chnnel 54. i dunno about the rest of the stations. though you might be able to pick em up via ota
  2. James Long

    James Long Ready for Uplink! Staff Member Super Moderator

    Apr 17, 2003
    KAZA-TV is the Los Angeles affiliate of MeTV. The are owned and operated by the network's owner (Weigel). The call letters refer to their previous affiliation with Azteca America.
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  3. Richjr42

    Richjr42 New Member

    Nov 10, 2012
    A simple call letter swap would fix that.
    KAZA(channel 54)to channel 57
    KVME(channel 20)to channel 54
    KJLA(channel 57)to channel 20
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  4. mgavs

    mgavs Legend

    Jun 17, 2007
    FYI for anyone interested. My post from 2018, I had directv and USsb from the beginning. I also wanted oldies and asked direct for 10 years. I now get all the channels the OP mentioned and many more. Here’s what I did:

    Note that you can get all the OTA channels without the DVR functionality, just leave the computer out. Live OTA is still streamed anywhere in the house.

    I did a lot of research how to record OTA, we decided to get it all over an antenna and and our own DVR. We will never use anything else, we love it, and really inexpensive.

    I replaced my DirecTV OTA locals with the new SiliconDust Quadro 4 tuner, an iMac running Channels DVR (wakes automatically to record when needed), appletv, and Channels app on appletv and iPads. Now we get:
    * 8 times more sub-channels and TV shows we use
    * Perfect recordings
    * Instant remote response speed for back, forward, scroll through show!!
    * Automatic commercial skipping support!!!
    * Easier to use since we can check, set and watch on the iPads, and more
    * The tuner is located at the router in the closet so no equipment at the TV
    * Play shows on all TVs in the house since they all have appletvs we use for HBO, etc
    * Since we are grandfathered in, we turned off DirecTV locals to save monthly fee
    * The channels app has great support and takes feedback.
    The only major thing missing is cast and crew.
    Last edited: Jul 14, 2020
  5. AngryManMLS

    AngryManMLS Active Member

    Jan 30, 2014
    Not to mention you can slide in your DirecTV login on Channels DVR to add a number of channels which support Channels Anywhere. I've done that myself to basically add an virtual DirecTV box to my bathroom and have my most wanted channels in there without the need to rent another box. Plus that also adds some nice bonus channels to Channels DVR like some of the OTA channels available via streaming (ie: Comet) along with some other channels (ie: Al Jazeera English).
  6. snowden2876

    snowden2876 Member

    Apr 28, 2013
    Or you can simply connect you cable router to your tv and search cable channels. You get all the talk channels
  7. James Long

    James Long Ready for Uplink! Staff Member Super Moderator

    Apr 17, 2003
    That would vary depending on city and system.
  8. Tony Hearst

    Tony Hearst New Member

    Jul 16, 2020
    Being a DTV sub, Locast is the only way I receive these channels.
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  9. jal

    jal Icon

    Mar 3, 2005
    I wish that were the case here in the Cleveland, Ohio area. Locast hasn't arrived here yet. That would be a good solution. OTA to unstable to use at my location.
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  10. bjdotson

    bjdotson Legend

    Feb 20, 2007
    I have metv on Directv here in the Salt Lake City DMA
  11. mitchflorida

    mitchflorida Godfather

    May 18, 2009
    DIRECTV should make subscribing to locals optional, saving around $12 a month. We could save money that way and subscribe to Locast instead for $5 a month and get a LOT more channels.. Why should we have to pay for both?

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