DIRECTV Channel Lineup Guide for 2023

DIRECTV is a satellite television provider that offers a wide range of channels and packages to customers in the United States and Latin America. It was founded in 1990 and is now a subsidiary of AT&T Inc. DIRECTV provides access to hundreds of channels, including popular networks such as ESPN, HBO, and CNN, as well as local channels that vary based on your location. Customers can choose from a variety of packages with different channel lineups and features, including HD programming, DVR service, and premium channels. In addition to television service, DIRECTV also offers internet and phone services to customers in select areas.

DIRECTV STREAM Plans and Prices

DirecTV Stream offers several different plans to cater to the diverse needs of its subscribers. It has four main plans: Entertainment, Choice, Ultimate, and Premier. Each plan has a different number of channels and a different price. Here is a summary of each plan:

Package NameMonthly PriceChannels IncludedTotal Channels
Entertainment$69.99ESPN, TNT, Nickelodeon, HGTV, major news networks, and more75+
Choice$89.99Entertainment channels plus MLB Network, NBA TV, college sports105+
Ultimate$104.99Choice channels plus Oxygen, Starz Encore, NHL Network, and more140+
Premiere$149.99Ultimate channels plus HBO Max, SHOWTIME, STARZ, Cinemax150+

DIRECTV Channel Lineup Guide

Here is a tabular representation of the DIRECTV channels with their respective channel numbers and package availability:

ChannelChannel numberEntertainmentChoice™UltimatePremier™
A&E265
ABCVaries by location
ACC Network612
AccuWeather361
AMC254
American Heroes Channel (AHC)287
Animal Planet282
Arirang TV2095
aspireTV (HD only)381
AXS TV (HD only)340
BabyFirst TV293
BBC America264
BBC World News (HD only)346
BET329
BET Her330
Big Ten Network (BTN)610
Black News Channel (HD only)342
Bloomberg TV353
Boomerang298
Bravo237
BYUtv374
Cartoon Network296, 297
CBSVaries by location
CBS Sports Network221
Cheddar News354
Christian Television Net (CTN)376
CINEMAX®515, 516
CINEMAX 5StarMax520
CINEMAX ActionMax519
CINEMAX Latino523
CINEMAX MoreMax517
CINEMAX MovieMax521
CINEMAX ThrillerMax522
CLEO TV (HD only)341
CNBC355
CNBC World357
CNN202
CNN en Español419
CNN International (CNNi)358
Comedy Central249
Comedy TV382
Cooking Channel232
Country Music Television (CMT)327
Cowboy Channel603
C-SPAN350
C-SPAN 2351
The CWVaries by location
Daystar369
Destination America286
Discovery278
Discovery Family Channel294
Discovery Life261
Disney Channel (East)290
Disney Channel (West)291
Disney Junior289
Disney XD292
E!236
Enlace448
ESNE456
ESPN206
ESPN2209
ESPN College Extra788-798
ESPNews207
ESPNU208
EWTN370
FETV323
Flix556
FM (HD only)386
Food Network231
FOXVaries by location
Fox Business Network359
Fox News360
FOX Sports 1 (FS1)219
FOX Sports 2 (FS2)618
Free Speech TV348
Freeform311
Fuse339
FX248
FX Movie Channel (FXM)258
FXX259
fyi266
GAC Family326
Galavisión404
Game Show Network (GSN)233
GEB America363
GOD TV365
Golf Channel218
Hallmark Channel312
Hallmark Movies and Mysteries565
HBO®501, 504
HBO2502, 505
HBO Comedy (HD only)506
HBO Family507, 508
HBO Latino511
HBO Signature503
HBO Zone (HD only)509
Headline News (HLN)204
HISTORY269
HITN461
Home & Garden Television (HGTV) HD229
Home Shopping Network (HSN)240
HOPE368
HSN2310
i24 News343
Impact Television Network380
Independent Film Channel (IFC)333
INSP364
Investigation Discovery (ID)285
ION Television (East)305
ION Television (West)306
Jewelry Television313
JBS388
Jewish Life Television325-1
Justice Central (HD only)383
Lifetime252
Lifetime Movie Network (LMN)253
Link TV375
Living Faith Network379
LOGO272
Magnolia Network230
MAVTV214
MLB Network213
MovieMAX521
MOTOR TREND281
MSNBC356
MTV331
MTV Classic336
MTV2332
MUSIC CHOICE800–886
NASA TV352
Nat Geo Channel276
Nat Geo WILD283
NBA TV216
NBCVaries by location
Newsmax349
NewsNation307
NFL Network212
NHL Network215
Nick Jr.301
Nickelodeon (East)299
Nickelodeon (West)300
Nicktoons302
NRBTV378
ONCE MEXICO447
Outdoor Channel606
Ovation274
OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network)279
Oxygen251
Paramount Network241
PBSVaries by location
PBS Kids288
Pop TV273
Pursuit Channel604
QVC317
REELZ238
REVOLT TV (HD only)384
RFD-TV345
SEC Network611
Science Channel284
ShopHQ316
Shop LC75/226
ShortsTV573
SHOWTIME®545, 546
SHOWTIME 2547
SHOWTIME BEYOND550
SHOWTIME EXTREME549
SHOWTIME FAMILYZONE (HD only)552
SHOWTIME NEXT (HD only)551
SHOWTIME SHOWCASE (HD only)550
SHOWTIME x BET (HD only)548
Smithsonian Channel570
Sports Mix205
Sportsman Channel605
Stadium College Sports608
STARZ®525, 526
STARZ Cinema (HD only)531
STARZ Comedy (HD only)528
STARZ Edge529
STARZ ENCORE535, 536
STARZ ENCORE Action541
STARZ ENCORE Black540
STARZ ENCORE Classic537
STARZ ENCORE en Español426
STARZ ENCORE Family542
STARZ ENCORE Suspense539
STARZ ENCORE Westerns538
STARZ in Black530
STARZ Kids & Family (HD only)527
SundanceTV239
Syfy244
Tastemade (HD only)235
TBN Inspire371
TBS247
TCT (Tri-State Christian Television)377
TeenNick303
Tennis Channel217
The Learning Channel (TLC)280
THE MOVIE CHANNEL (TMC)553, 554
TMC Xtra East (HD only)555
TNT245
Travel Channel277
Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN)372
truTV246
TUDN464
Turner Classic Movies (TCM)256
TV Land304
TV One328
TVG (HD only)602
UniMás408
Universal Kids295
UNIVERSO410
Univision402
UPtv338
USA Network242
VH1335
VICE271
WE tv260
The Weather Channel362
The WORD Network373
World Harvest Television367

DIRECTV regional sports networks

DIRECTV provides its customers with access to several regional sports networks (RSNs) in its CHOICE package and above. These RSNs vary based on customers’ locations and offer coverage of local sports teams and games.

For those who want even more regional sports coverage, DIRECTV offers an add-on called DIRECTV SPORTS PACK. This add-on provides around 40 additional out-of-market networks and can be included in a customer’s plan.

To determine which RSNs are available in their specific location and package, customers can use DIRECTV’s local RSN lookup tool on the company’s website. This will allow them to check which RSNs are available to them and which package they are included in. By using this tool, customers can ensure that they are getting the regional sports coverage they want and need.

Here are some of the sports networks, their channel and the package you can access them.

Regional Sports NetworkChannel NumberEntertainmentChoiceUltimatePremier
Altitude Sports681
AT&T SportsNetVaries by region
Bally SportsVaries by region
Longhorn Network677
Madison Square Garden (MSG)634
MSG Plus (MSG+)635
Marquee Sports Network664
Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN)640
NBC Regional Sports NetworksVaries by region
NESN628
ROOT SPORTS Northwest687
SportsNet New York (SNY)639
Spectrum SportsNet691
Spectrum SportsNet Los Angeles690
YES Network631

FAQS

What channel is ESPN on DIRECTV?

You can watch ESPN on DIRECTV’s channel 206 and 1206

What channel is FOX on DIRECTV?

FOX News Channel HD is on channel 360.

What channel is CBS on DIRECTV?

DIRECTV CBS’s channel number is based on where you live. However Most DirecTV customers can watch CBS on Channel 390 and 391

What channel is TBS on DIRECTV?

TBS West HD is on channel 247

What channel is NBC on DIRECTV?

DIRECTV NBC’s channel number is based on where you live. However Most DirecTV customers can watch NBC on Channel 2, 4, 5, 8 and 12

What channel is FOX Sports 1 HD on DIRECTV?

FOX Sports 1 HD is on channel 219.

What channel is FOX News Channel HD on DIRECTV?

FOX News Channel HD is on channel 360.

What channel is TNT HD on DIRECTV?

TNT HD is on channel 245.

What channel is CNBC World on DIRECTV?

CNBC World is on channel 357.

What channel is AMC on DIRECTV?

AMC is on channel 254.

What channel is NFL on DIRECTV?

You can watch NFL games on ESPN on channel 206.

What channel is CNN on DIRECTV?

CNN is on channel 202.

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