HD (high definition) TV is all of the rage the rage nowadays, and for good reason. An HD picture is sharp and clear it almost looks real. Here’s a guide to DIRECTV HD channels.
HD Local Channels
Most of the regional channels – ABC, NBC, CBS, Fox, as well as The CW channel – are broadcast in HD and therefore are included with all DirecTV’s programming bundles.
HD Movie Channels
All of the significant movie channels – HBO, Showtime, Cinemax, and Starz – are aired in HD. You might also get channels such as TNT, TBS, MGM and HDNet Movies which also feature pictures.
HD Sports Channels
DirecTV’s sports channels lineup includes MLB TV, NFL Network, NHL Network, ESPN, The Tennis Channel, Big Ten Network, Speed Channel, and regional sports channels like Comcast Sports Net, FSN, MSG, and SNY.
HD Family Channels
Family oriented channels include The Disney Channel, ABC Family, and Nickelodeon.
HD News, Weather, and Financial Channels
News, weather, and monetary channels include CNN, The Weather Channel, and ESPN News.
There are a number of special interest channels, such as The Discovery Channel, The Food Chanel, The History Channel, MTV, National Geographic Channel, The Learning Channel, and USA.
HD channels are included with DirecTV’s programming packages, with prices starting at $34.99 a month. To be able to view HD programs you have to have an HD compatible TV and a DirecTV HD receiver. You can get the HD receiver free, and you can also receive a mix HD/DVR receiver which lets you record hundreds of hours of your favourite programs.