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DIRECTV Channel Lineup

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Altitude Sports & Entertainment HD
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American Heroes Channel HD
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American Movie Classics HD
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Animal Planet HD
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AT&T SportsNet Southwest HD
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BBC America HD
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Hallmark Channel HD
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HLN HD
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Home Shopping Network HD
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Investigation Discovery HD
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Lifetime Movie Network HD
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MASN HD
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Music Choice Coffee Shop Cuts
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Music Choice Hip-Hop and R&B
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Music Choice Italian Favorites
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Music Choice Kidz Only!
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Music Choice Light Classical
Music Choice Lounge
Music Choice Love Songs
Music Choice Mainstream Rap
Music Choice Malt Shop Favorites
Music Choice Max
Music Choice Metal
Music Choice Mexicana
Music Choice Movie Scores
Music Choice Musica Urbana
Music Choice Nature Sounds
Music Choice New Age
Music Choice New Wave
Music Choice Party Favorites
Music Choice Pop & Country
Music Choice Pop Hits
Music Choice Pop Latino
Music Choice R&B Classics
Music Choice R&B Soul
Music Choice Rap
Music Choice Reggae
Music Choice Retro Workout
Music Choice Rock
Music Choice Rock Hits
Music Choice Rock Latino
Music Choice Romances
Music Choice Singers & Swing
Music Choice Smooth Jazz
Music Choice Soft Rock
Music Choice Sounds of the Seasons
Music Choice Soundscapes
Music Choice Symphony
Music Choice Taste of Italy
Music Choice Teen Beats
Music Choice Throwback Jamz
Music Choice Today's Country
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Music Choice Tropicales
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Music Choice Workout
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National Geographic Channel
National Geographic Channel HD
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NBA TV HD
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NBC Sports California HD
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NBC Sports Chicago HD
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NBC Sports Chicago Plus HD
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NBC Sports Washington HD
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New England Sports Network HD
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Nick Jr. HD
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Nickelodeon (East) HD
Nickelodeon (West)
Nickelodeon (West) HD
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One America News Network HD
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Outdoor Channel HD
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Ovation HD
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Paramount Network HD
PBS
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Pop
POP HD
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Prime Ticket HD
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QVC HD
QVC2
Red Zone
Red Zone HD
ReelzChannel
ReelzChannel HD
Revolt HD
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RFD-TV
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Root Sports (Northwest) HD
Science Channel
Science Channel HD
SEC Network
SEC Network HD
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Showtime (West)
Showtime 2
SHOWTIME 2 HD
SHOWTIME Beyond HD
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Showtime Extreme HD
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SHOWTIME HD (West)
SHOWTIME Next HD
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Showtime Showcase HD
SHOWTIME Women HD
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Spectrum Deportes HD
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Spectrum SportsNet HD
SPORTS MIX HD
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SportsNet New York HD
Sportstime Ohio
SportsTime Ohio HD
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Starz (West)
Starz Cinema HD
Starz Comedy HD
Starz Edge
Starz Edge HD
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Starz ENCORE Action HD
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Starz ENCORE Drama
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Starz Encore HD
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Starz Encore Suspense
Starz Encore West
Starz Encore Westerns
Starz InBlack
Starz InBlack HD
Starz Kids & Family
Starz Kids & Family HD
SundanceTV
SundanceTV HD
Syfy
SYFY HD
TBS
TBS HD West
TBS Superstation
TCM
TCM HD
TeenNick
Tennis Channel
Tennis Channel HD
The Hillsong Channel
The Learning Channel
The Movie Channel (East)
The Movie Channel (East) HD
The Movie Channel (West)
The Movie Channel XTRA HD
The Weather Channel
The Weather Channel HD
ThrillerMax
TLC
TLC HD
TNT
TNT HD
TNT HD West
Travel Channel
Travel Channel HD
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TUDN
TUDN HD
TV Guide Channel
TV Land
TV Land HD
TV One
TV ONE HD
TVG - The Interactive Horseracing Network
Unimás
UniMas West HD
Universal Kids
Universal Kids HD
UNIVERSO
UNIVERSO HD
Univision (Este)
Univision (Este) HD
Up
USA Network
USA Network HD
VH1
VH1 HD
VICE
VICE HD
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WE tv HD
WeatherNation
WeatherNation HD
WGN America
WGN America HD
YES Network
YES Network HD

DIRECTV Channel Packages

Michelle McLean

Michelle McLean

Have you seen the DIRECTV channel lineup?

DIRECTV, which is Dish Network's fiercest rival, is a direct broadcast satellite TV service provider that became a subsidiary of AT&T as of July 2015. Just like Dish Network, it offers affordable packages and flexibility for its DIRECTV customers. However, you might be wondering if the DIRECTV channel lineup and services compare with the best satellite TV providers.

Fortunately, DIRECTV does more than just compare.

Below, I have outlined every DIRECTV package available and what each one has to offer. Read on for more information on how the DIRECTV channel lineup stacks up to its competitors.

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DIRECTV Packages

DIRECTV channel packages vary greatly, but all of them include a myriad of perks, ranging from free premium channels to included DVR monthly services with HD channels. Furthermore, you can receive a two-year price guarantee with these plans.

If you're wondering what's the difference between DIRECTV and U-Verse, you can check out our AT&T U-verse Channel Lineup.

To be eligible for this price lock, you must bundle the DIRECTV package with another eligible AT&T service and maintain all services for 24 months. There are six main packages to choose from, but I would first like to delve into the DIRECTV Select Channels package. Here is the DIRECTV guide to packages and channels.

Entertainment Package

  • Over 160 channels
  • Get more sports action- includes ESPN and ESPN2
  • Genie HD DVR included
  • Watch live TV from anywhere with the DIRECTV app
  • Free HBO, STARZ, SHOWTIME, and Cinemax for the first 3 months

Choice Package

  • Over 185 channels
  • Genie HD DVR included
  • Includes NFL Sunday Ticket at no extra cost
  • Watch live TV from anywhere with the DIRECTV app
  • Free HBO, STARZ, SHOWTIME, and Cinemax for the first 3 months

XTRA Package

  • Over 235 channels
  • Genie HD DVR included
  • Includes NFL Sunday Ticket at no extra cost
  • Watch live TV from anywhere with the DIRECTV app
  • Free HBO, STARZ, SHOWTIME, and Cinemax for the first 3 months

Ultimate Package

  • Over 250 channels
  • Genie HD DVR included
  • Includes NFL Sunday Ticket at no extra cost
  • Watch live TV from anywhere with the DIRECTV app
  • Free HBO, STARZ, SHOWTIME, and Cinemax for the first 3 months

Premier Package

  • Over 330 channels
  • Genie HD DVR included
  • Includes NFL Sunday Ticket at no extra cost
  • Watch live TV from anywhere with the DIRECTV app
  • Free HBO, STARZ, SHOWTIME, and Cinemax for the first 3 months
  • Premium channels are included, as well as One World Sports, Outdoor Channel, beIN Sports, Flix, and more.

DIRECTV Channels

DIRECTV's general market channel guide is rather extravagant, even compared to the Dish Network Channel Lineup. DIRECTV offers over 315 channels, including local channels that are available in 99 percent of U.S. households.

Furthermore, you can add an HD channel extra pack for just a few dollars more per month, but you need HD equipment. Keep in mind, however, it may cost extra to have the HD equipment installed.

As mentioned, DIRECTV's channel list is lengthy, but depending on the package you select, you may be limited in channel offerings. With that being said, all packages - save for the Premier package, as this feature is included free of charge for the duration of the contract - come with perks such as premium movie channels for three months. Please refer to our channel guide for all that DIRECTV has to offer.

Sports Channels

DIRECTV offers a wide variety of sports packages:

  • DIRECTV Sports Pack: provides you with access to 30 regional sports networks, MLB Network Strike Zone, specialty sports, and international soccer.
  • ONE World Sports: includes BeIN SPORTS, ESPN Bases Loaded, FS North, Mid-Atlantic Sports Network, New England Sports Network, ROOT Sports Network, and more.
  • NFL Sunday Ticket: exclusive to DIRECTV, this pack includes MLB Extra Innings, NBA League Pass, NHL Center Ice, MLS Direct Kick, FOX Soccer Plus, and International Soccer.

Movie Channels

Fortunately, you will receive three months of 46 premium movie channels from HBO, Showtime, Starz, and Cinemax free of charge with most packages you subscribe to.

However, after your three months are up, you'll have the option to purchase these packages at a monthly fee. You can also purchase these movie packages in an a la carte fashion.

Music Channels

DIRECTV offers a vast array of music channels, which play music for 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

While Dish relies on SiriusXM as its music provider, DIRECTV relies on SonicTap, which is 100 percent commercial-free. DIRECTV's music channels vastly differ in the genre.

Local Channels

As mentioned previously, DIRECTV packages include local channels that are available in more than 99 percent of the nation's TV households. Channels such as ABC, NBC, CBS, PBS, FOX, CW & MyTV are included in DIRECTV's packages.

DIRECTV On Demand

With DIRECTV On Demand, you'll receive instant access to the latest in TV entertainment. Furthermore, DIRECTV lets you restart shows from the beginning in case you are a little late to the show or movie.

Finally, if you forget to set your HD DVR, you can still watch shows that have aired within the past 72 hours. You will need high-speed internet and a compatible DIRECTV receiver to access this service, and you do not need to subscribe to any specific package to be eligible for this service.

4K Channels

Yes, you are able to watch movies, shows, and sports games in 4K Ultra HD. DIRECTV is the first satellite TV service provider to bring you this type of service, which is always available. To be able to enjoy the beauty of 4K, you'll need the HR54 model of the Genie HD DVR, a 4K Ultra HD TV, and a subscription to the Select TV package or higher.

DIRECTV Now

DIRECTV Now is similar to Dish Sling TV, and U-Verse TV. DIRECTV, Dish Sling TV, and U-Verse TV are all programs in which you can stream certain channels for various prices via your favorite streaming devices. DIRECTV Now, however, offers an extremely extensive channel lineup and competitive pricing.

Each streaming program offers slightly different channels and you don't have to worry about contracts and expiration dates because you can subscribe or cancel your subscription anytime you want.

This is perfect for those who have a solid high-speed Internet connection and want to save money on their cable TV bill. If you're looking for high-speed Internet, check out our guide to the fastest Internet in your area.

Recap

DIRECTV is known for flexibility and affordability, but it isn't as cheap as Dish. Nevertheless, it offers plenty of packages at a great value, including sports and movie packages.

What's also exclusive to the service is the NFL Sunday Ticket, which is an absolute miracle for any NFL fan. DIRECTV customer service is rather excellent and aims to prioritize the consumer over its service.

Overall, you cannot go wrong with DIRECTV, especially if you're a sports fan. If you're still not convinced by DIRECTV, you can compare TV and Internet bundles by ZIP code. Just type in your zip code to find the best deals near you.

Care to compare TV cable providers? Then be sure to read our buyer's guide to cable providers. If you want to see whether Dish or DIRECTV is better, check out our comparison guide.

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DIRECTV TV FAQS

How much does DIRECTV Cable TV cost a month?

DIRECTV cable TV prices start at $49.99. The exact cost will depend on your area and the package you select.

Is DIRECTV cable TV available in my area?

You can use our cable TV providers by zip code search tool to see if DIRECTV is available in your area.

Is DIRECTV cable TV cheaper if you bundle it with Internet?

Yes. DIRECTV cable TV and Internet bundles offer better value than buying a single service and the bundles prices start at $79.98. The exact price depends on your area and the package you choose.

How many TV channels does DIRECTV offer?

DIRECTV offers over 330 TV channels. DIRECTV offers a number of different packages, so the exact number of channels will be based on your choice of package.

What TV channels does DIRECTV include?

You can check out our guide to DIRECTV TV channels for the full list of available TV channels broken out by each package option.

How do I get DIRECTV cable TV discounts?

Always compare cable TV deals from multiple providers to ensure you get the best deal. When you call to order DIRECTV Cable TV, always ask if they have any special deals or promotions running. Also, if you bundle DIRECTV Cable TV with other services you will always get better overall value for money.

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