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Some of Your Favorite Channels on DIRECTV Maybe Moving to New Channel Numbers

If you are one of Its All About Satellite’s DIRECTV customers you may have already seen this email from DIRECTV, but we wanted to pass it along to you as well.

On July 31st, 2013 some of your favorite channels including The Movie Channel, Sundance, The Smithsonian Channel will be moving to new channel numbers. Your service will not be interrupted on those channels that you are are subscribed to and your DVR will still record any programming you have scheduled from those channels.

You can see the full list of channels effected below.

My AccountMy ProgrammingView My BillWatch DIRECTV
Dear Valued Customer,Thank you for being a loyal DIRECTV® customer. We appreciate your business and would like to provide an important update regarding changes to our channel lineup.Effective July 31, 2013, the following networks have a new channel location.The table below indicates the current and new channel locations.
New Channel Lineup
Current ChannelNew ChannelChannel Name
557556FLIX® (SD)
558557Sundance (SD)
Current ChannelNew ChannelChannel Name
559564Independent Film Channel (IFC) (SD & HD)
560565Hallmark Movie Channel (HD)
561566HDNet Movies (HD)
562567MGM (HD)
563568Sony Movie Channel (HD)
564569Universal (HD)
565570Smithsonian Channel (HD)
566571Crime & Investigation (HD)
567572Palladia (HD)
568573Shorts (HD)
Please note, all programming will continue with no interruptions. Your DVR settings (Season passes, etc.) as well as Favorite Channels feature should not be impacted. Click here for more detailed information.We apologize for the inconvenience. Thank you for being a loyal customer and for the continued opportunity to bring you with the best television entertainment experience.



If you have any questions about the channel number changes or would like to subscribe to DIRECTV, please give us a call at 505-296-9423 or 800-951-1979.



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