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DirecTV Subscribers Get Preview Of HD Extra Pack Channels


Every so often DirecTV provides a free preview of their HD Extra Pack, a bundle of hi-def channels that usually costs $4.99 per month and includes networks such as HDNet Movies, MGM HD, Sony Movie Channel HD and Universal HD. The high-definition choices can be found from Channel 565 through 573 on the DirecTV guide. The free preview of the HD Extra Pack will start on Thursday, September 1st and run through Wednesday, September 7th.

Here are some primetime highlights during the preview (all times MT):


  • The Bank Job on HDNet Movies, 6:45 pm – 8:40 pm
  • This Is Spinal Tap on Sony Movie Channel, 7:00 pm and 8:30 pm
  • Wedding Daze on MGM, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm


  • King Tut’s Final Mystery on Smithsonian Channel HD, 6:00 pm and 9:00 pm
  • My Tutor on Sony Movie Channel, 7:00 pm – 8:45 pm
  • Imagine Dragons: Smoke and Mirrors Live on MTV Live, 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm


  • Tank Girl on MGM HD, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Cajun Justice, 4 episodes, 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
  • Glastonbury Festival 2016 on MTV Live, starting at 4 pm through midnight

HD Extra Pack channels

  • Hallmark Movie Channel HD (Ch. 565)
  • HDNet Movies (Ch. 566)
  • MGM HD (Ch. 567)
  • Sony Movie Channel HD (Ch. 568)
  • Universal HD (Ch. 569)
  • Smithsonian Channel HD (Ch. 570)
  • Crime and Investigation (Ch. 571)
  • Palladia HD (Ch. 572)
  • ShortsHD (Ch. 573)
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