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Direct TV Programming

There are many reasons why people get Direct TV for the digital picture and the variety of channels. With over 225 channels available, including local ones, you'll be couch surfing like a big Kahuna.

Decisions, Decisions
Of course, choosing which programming package is best for you can be a bit of an ordeal. Because there is so much variety out there, you'll probably need a little help, just to sort out what all of your options are.

To help you out, here is a list that will give you an idea of what Direct TV offers it's customers in the way of programming. However, every day Direct TV strives to give its viewers more selection. So don't be surprised if more and more channels become available in the near future.

With theater tickets being as expensive as they are today, many people are looking for a cheaper, less stressful box office experience. That's why Direct TV has brought the theater to your living room. Here are just a few of movie options that you'll find on Direct TV.

  • Love Stories
  • Westerns
  • Mystery
  • Action
  • True Story
  • WAM!

If you love major professional sports, Direct TV is the best at getting you to the game. Early on in the history of the company, Direct TV built its reputation and its business on the fact that they offered more sports than cable could ever hope for.

This remains true today. So, no matter what sport you are fanatical about, you can find it on Direct TV. The only problem is, you'll probably have a house full of jocks every time the game is on! Some of Direct TV's sports programming packages include:

  • NFL Sunday Ticket
  • NBA League Pass
  • MLB Extra Innings
  • NHL Center Ice
  • MLS Shootout
  • English Premier League (Soccer)
  • ESPN Game Plan (college football)
  • ESPN Full Court (college basketball)

Family and Children
With easy to use parental control, Direct TV is the best satellite system for stopping your kids from watching things they shouldn't. However, what about the programming you want them to watch?

Direct TV has a plethora of children's programming options; to entertain them and let them explore the world from the comfort of their room. In fact, you can even order the same programming package offered to the countries most elite schools for their multimedia education programs.

Arts & Entertainment
Of course, were all not jocks and juveniles. For the more cultured and discerning individual, there is a host of programming options to stimulate your mind and excite your spirit. This includes programming for countries other than America!

  • America's Store
  • BBC America
  • Discovery Home and Leisure
  • Fine Living
  • E! Entertainment
  • FX Channel
  • Food Network
  • The Game Show Network
  • The History Channel
  • The National Network
  • Lifetime
  • PAX
  • The Science Channel
  • SCI FI Channel
  • Travel Channel
  • Women's Entertainment Network

North, East, West, South
Incase you hadn't noticed, North, East, West, South stands for news. And no matter where you live, you'll always knows what's happening around the world with one of Direct TV's news packages. You can get your information, anytime of the day with the following stations:

  • The Health Network
  • CNN
  • CNBC
  • C-SPAN
  • Tech TV
  • Court TV
  • Discovery Health
  • Bloomberg Television

International Programming
Increasingly, there are fewer and fewer Americans whose first language is English. Direct TV recognizes this and now offers stations from all around the world. This includes up to the minute news and entertainment in a host of languages, including: Mandarin, Cantonese, Spanish, Russian and Arabic. It even offers some Canadian programming.

Local Programming
In the past, you used to have to use rabbit ears or maintain your basic cable service just to get local news, if you had a satellite. Not anymore. Through Direct TV's unique system of broadcast stations around the country, you can now watch local programming in most major American centers. If you live in any of the following areas, you are in luck.

Atlanta, GA
Austin, TX
Baltimore, MD
Birmingham, AL
Boston, MA
Charlotte, NC
Chicago, IL
Cincinnati, OH
Cleveland, OH
Colorado Springs, CO
Columbia, SC
Columbus, OH
Columbus/Tupelo/West Point, MS
Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX
Denver, CO
Detroit, MI

Greensboro, NC
Greenville, SC
Houston, TX
Indianapolis, IN
Kansas City, MO
Los Angeles, CA
Memphis, TN
Miami/Ft. Lauderdale, FL
Milwaukee, WI
Minneapolis/St. Paul, MN
Nashville, TN New York, NY
Orlando/Daytona, FL
Philadelphia, PA

Phoenix, AZ
Pittsburgh, PA
Portland, OR
Raleigh/Durham, NC
Sacramento/Stockton, CA
Salt Lake City, UT
San Antonio, TX
San Diego, CA
San Francisco/Oakland/San Jose, CA
Seattle/Tacoma, WA
St. Louis, MO
Tampa/St. Petersburg, FL
Washington, D.C.
West Palm Beach, FL

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