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Old 10-08-2007   #12
TheMoose
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Cool Re: DirectTV to have over 100 HD channels

Since for some reason DirecTV hasn't done an announcement about the new HD channels I'll give you a rundown.

Current DirecTV HD Channel Listing (10-9-07)
74 - Universal HD (a) 1080i
76 - HD Theater (was Discovery HD Theater) (a) 1080i
78 - HDNet Movies (a) 1080i
79 - HDNet (a) 1080i
99 - PPV HD (MPEG2) 1080i
101/334 - The 101 (partially HD)
202 - CNN HD (b) 1080i
206/73 - ESPN HD (a) 720p
209/72 - ESPN2 HD (a) 720p
212 - NFL Network HD (b) 1080i
220 - Big Ten Network HD (b) 720p
242 - USA Network HD (c) 1080i
244 - SciFi Channel HD (c) 1080i
245/75 - TNT HD (a) 1080i
247 - TBS HD (b) 1080i
265 - A&E HD (b) 720p
267 - Smithsonian HD (b) 1080i
269 - The History Channel HD (b) 720p
273 - Bravo HD (c) 1080i
278 - Discovery Channel HD (b) 1080i
280 - TLC HD (b) 1080i
282 - Animal Planet HD (b) 1080i
284 - The Science Channel HD (b) 1080i
332 - MHD (d) 1080i
362 - The Weather Channel HD (b) 1080i
501/70/509 - HBO East HD (a) 1080i
504 - HBO West HD (c) 1080i
512 - Cinemax East HD (c) 1080i
514 - Cinemax West HD (c) 1080i
518 - Starz Kids & Family HD (b) 1080i
519 - Starz Comedy HD (b) 1080i
520 - Starz East HD (b) 1080i
521 - Starz West HD (b) 1080i
522 - Starz Edge HD (b) 1080i
537/71/543 - Showtime East HD (a) 1080i
538 - Showtime Too HD (b) 1080i
540 - Showtime West HD (b) 1080i
544 - The Movie Channel HD (b) 1080i
604 - Versus HD / Golf HD (b) 1080i
622/684 - YES HD (c) 1080i
623 - NESN HD (c) 1080i
625/683 - SNY HD (c) 720p/1080i
629 - CSN Mid-Atlantic HD (c) 1080i
640 - CSN Chicago HD (c) 1080i


11 - Coming soon (DirecTV website states in October):
229-1 HGTV HD
231-1 Food Network HD
248 FX HD
255 MGM HD
276 National Geographic Channel HD
296 Cartoon Network HD
355 CNBC HD
359 Fox Business Channel HD
601 NBA TV HD
607 Speed Channel HD
612 Fuel TV HD

6 - Coming soon (Rumored, maybe October):
621 Madison Square Garden (MSG) HD
624 FSN New York HD
636 FSN Detroit HD
643 FSN Southwest HD
652 FSN West HD
653 FSN Prime Ticket HD

9 - Coming in 2007 (DirecTV website states by year-end):
101 The 101 HD
217 Tennis Channel HD
266 Biography Channel HD
299 Nickelodeon HD
327 Country Music Television HD
331 MTV HD
325 Spike TV HD
335 VH1 HD
610 CSTV HD

You can also check channel 92 for details on HD channels.

If you have a Mpeg 4 capable receiver like the HR20 & have the B-Band converters hooked up you should be getting the first channels listed.
I'm guessing there will be a notice in our next bills but there is no reason to wait to start enjoying all these new HD channels!

You need to change the channels in your favorites list for them to show up.
For example there will be 2 History channels listed at channel 269, uncheck the SD channel & check the HD channel.

It's great we are finally starting to get the content for our HDTV's, Enjoy!!
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