Charter doubles HD channels in N. Texas

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Charter Communications customers in North Texas now have twice the amount of HD channels, thanks to a completed all-digital upgrade. The areas that can now get up to 141 hi-def channels include Fort Worth and 40…

DIRECTV offers free preview of XTRA channel package

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If you’re paying for a slimmed down channel package from DIRECTV you might take advantage of this week’s free preview of the XTRA service pack. The free preview runs from May 27 through June 2 and…

DIRECTV switching Sports Mix Channel to HD

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DIRECTV has announced they’ll be switching Sports Mix Channel to HD, and subsequently removing the SD version. Sports Mix provides a grid of channel feeds, allowing viewers to watch eight live sports channels at one time….

DISH Network adds FOX Sports San Diego

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DISH Network has added FOX Sports San Diego to their channel lineup. The network is available nationwide as part of DISH’s Multi-Sport service package, and in San Diego with DISH’s America’s Top 120+ service. FOX Sports…

Dish Network free HD channel previews start today

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Starting today, April 25, Dish Network subscribers can get free previews of 4 HD channels including DIY Network (Ch. 111), Sundance Channel (Ch. 358), Hallmark Channel (Ch. 185), and GSN (Ch. 116). The free channel preview…

DIRECTV upgrades Bloomberg to HD

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Here’s a bit of good news for DIRECTV subscribers. The company has upgraded Bloomberg Television to HD quality. Now subscribers can watch shows such as “Charlie Rose,” “The Pulse,” and “Market Makers” in high definition resolution…

Google Fiber TV adds HBO & Cinemax to lineup

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The team at Google was no doubt excited today to announce HBO & Cinemax have been added to the Google Fiber TV channel lineup. The premium channels will, of course, cost you an additional amount per…

Oprah Winfrey’s OWN network now in HD on DIRECTV

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Here’s some great news for DIRECTV subscribers and fans of Oprah Winfrey. OWN is now available in High Definition (HD) on DIRECTV. Upcoming shows include “Iyanla: Fix My Life” (April 13), “Life With La Toya” (April…

Free HD channel previews on DIRECTV

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DIRECTV will be offering several free channel previews we thought you should know about. On Friday, April 12 through April 14 DIRECTV will be turning on premium movie channels STARZ and ENCORE for all subscribers. Blockbuster…

DISH starts free preview of MLB Network Strike Zone

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DISH Networks started a preview of MLB Network Strike Zone today. The free preview will run through Tuesday, April 23. MLB Network Strike Zone covers live games on Tuesdays and Fridays from 7 to 10 p.m. Eastern…

New DISH Network channels include several in High Definition

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If you haven’t been paying attention DISH Network has recently launched several new channels and three of them are in High Definition. The channels come at no additional charge to those already subscribed to the corresponding…

Roku 3 Media Player Debuts Today

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Roku has announced the next upgrade in its line of streaming media players. The Roku 3 will be on sale for $99.99 starting today and offer upgrades to the processor, user interface and ports.

FOX Soccer Plus free trial on DIRECTV

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Here’s some good news for soccer fans with DIRECTV. Subscribers will be able to get a free preview of FOX Soccer Plus from Saturday, Feb. 16 through Sunday, Feb. 24 on channel 621. FOX Soccer Plus…

Game Over for G4 Channel

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NBCUniversal is due to launch the Esquire Network (in partnership with Hearst Magazines) because the vast cable wasteland of reality TV and infotainment simply does not offer enough shows to watch endlessly in the ol’ man-cave.

DIRECTV adds 8 new HD channels to lineup

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Remember the HD channel wars? It’s been a couple years now since television service providers would shoot press releases at each other claiming they have the most HD channels. The last real egregious announcement came from…

Verizon offers new $49 HD package, minus the sports

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Don’t like sports? Verizon is now offering a special FiOS TV package with 30 HD channels for $49.99 per month. Multichannel reports the new package, called “Select HD,” does not include dedicated base HD sports channels…

AT&T adds Disney Junior & ESPN 3D in new deal, includes 10 HD channels

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Here’s some good news for U-verse customers. AT&T and Disney have renewed a multi-year/multi-platform distribution deal that adds channels such as ESPN 3D & Disney Junior to the U-verse lineup. Subscribers will also get access to…

Preview EPIX HD channel free on Dish Network

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EPIX will offer a free preview of EPIX HD channels on Dish Network from Friday, Jan. 4 through Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013. The preview will include both EPIX 1 and EPIX 2, available nationwide in 480i…

Where can I find Sony Movie Channel?

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Sony Movie Channel launched two years ago on Oct. 1, 2010. However, as of now only three US service providers carry the channel: AT&T U-verse, DIRECTV, and DISH. (In the UK and Ireland, Sky carries it.)…

3net 3D channel launches on Service Electric Cablevision

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Service Electric Cablevision customers in Northeastern Pennsylvania can now get the 3D television network 3net, as the company officially launched the full-time channel last Thursday, Dec. 13. 3net broadcasts 3D content in various genres including history,…