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A&E is a premiere entertainment network featuring the original series Biography, Mysteries and Special. A&E is always Time Well Spent.

A 24-hour pay-per-view adult service primarily featuring movies produced by Vivid Video, the premier adult film producer…featuring leading adult starpower as well as the best looking talent in the industry.

Angel One
Angel One features 24-hours of biblically based Christian ministry programs including a variety of hundreds of domestic, missionary and international programs for adults, teenagers and children.

America Movie Classics
A 24-hour network devoted to the Golden Age of Hollywood. AMC offer the finest, most comprehensive libraries of classic films from the 1930's to the 1970's and a diverse blend of original programming.

America's Voice
Broadcasting from Washington, D.C., America's Voice offers 24-hours-a-day of interactive, brash and irreverent public affairs programs. Hosted by a score of well-known Washington insiders, America's Voice original programs uncover Washington's intrigue and probe all the hot issues.

ANTENNA TV provides extensive coverage of Greece's most popular programming consisting primarily of news, entertainment, TV series, movies and music videos. They also offer limited Croatian programming from the northern Balkan Peninsula, western coast of Turkey, Albania, Skopje and Serbia.

Animal Planet
Animal Planet, Discovery Network's newest service, features a full range of premiere animal programming 24-hours-a-day from Discovery Network's natural history library, including documentaries, drama, family entertainment, event reportage and classic TV.

ART provides a unique blend of Arabic and multi-language programming consisting primarily of entertainment, mini-series, dramas, sports, movies, music videos and children's educational programs.

Art Movies
Art Movies offers a wide selection of the latest Arabic and international blockbusters plus a large collection of the classics.

Black Entertainment Television
BET is the nation's first and only television network providing a platform for quality programming highlighting African-American culture. Viewers find BET not only entertaining but also educational. BET represents the best in entertainment, trend setting music videos, news, public affairs, jazz, specials, off-network sitcoms, gospel and college sports.

Bloomberg delivers up-to-the-minute information that focuses on crucial news, market updates, prices, sports and weather 24-hours-a-day.

*This is specialized programming which requires the installation of a second dish antenna.
The price reflects a-la-carte, however this service will be automatically included in the digital local TV package available in select cities.

Bravo, the Film and Arts Network, is the only network dedicated to award-winning film and high quality arts programming - all presented without commercial interruption night and day.

Cartoon Network
The first and only 24-hour, all-animation network offering the best cartoons ever made from the world’s largest cartoon library.

CBS Eye on People
CBS Eye on People is a 24-hour network capitalizing on the proven popularity of human interest programming.

MultiChannel Cinemax
The three channels of MultiChannel Cinemax shows the most movies on pay TV, now scheduled in a simple format: MAX Hits at 8 p.m. brings you a different hit movie 365-days-a-year. MAX Prime at 10 p.m. delivers action and adventure favorites. And with a 9 p.m. movie start time on Cinemax 2 it's easier than ever to find something to watch every time you sit down to watch TV.

Classic Sports
Classic Sports network is a 24-hour networks that offers glimpses into sport's greatest moments of the past including replays of great sporting events, documentaries, interviews and vintage games.

The world’s leading business and financial news network, CNBC keeps viewers abreast of the latest-breaking market news trends and personal finance information.

12 hours of comprehensive business news every weekday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. CNN FN - a refreshingly simple approach to consumer news.

A 12-hour global news and information network offering exclusive business programming, international sports and weather coverage.

The world's leading 24-hour global news and information television network. CNN provides its U.S. audience in-depth, live coverage and analysis of breaking news events. CNN also offers a full range of programs covering the latest in business, weather, sports, entertainment, health and science news, as well as Topical, in-depth interviews.

Comedy Central
The only all-comedy network. Comedy Central is the place viewers turn to for 24 hours of programming that is clever, smart and, of course, funny.

Country Music Television is the video network for young country fans playing non-sTop contemporary country hits 24-hours-a-day.

Court TV
The 24-hour cable network that takes viewers inside courtrooms across the country and around the world.

24-hour coverage of important political events from Washington, D.C. and around the nation, including live debate from the floor of the U.S. House.

C-SPAN2 also offers unique news and information programming, including 24-hour coverage of important political events from Washington, D.C. and around the nation. C-SPAN2 focuses its coverage on the U.S. Senate.

Discovery Channel
Offers the finest in informative entertainment about nature and the environment, science and technology, history, adventure and the people who share our world.

Offers the east and west coast feeds of ABC, NBC, CBS, FOX and a national feed of PBS.

The Disney Channel (East and West)
Offers quality entertainment for today’s families with all that the Disney name stands for in family series, specials and movies.

E! Entertainment Television is the world’s ultimate source for the latest-breaking entertainment news, behind-the-scenes features of blockbuster movies and hit TV series, and exclusive interviews with Hollywood’s biggest celebrities. Original shows - Live premieres - In-depth specials...It all happens here on E!

Encore presents Movies You Know and Love from the 60s, 70s & 80s. Tune in to the critically acclaimed performances in movies like "Scent of a Woman," "Easy Rider" and "Ordinary People." Encore features a different movie every night in prime time.

Encore Westerns
Showcasing the greatest westerns of all time, Encore's Westerns channel schedules an amazing collection of past and contemporary western movies. Hosted by Dennis Weaver and featuring films like True Grit, Westerns is a full cavalcade of your favorite Western heroes, 24 hours a day.

ESPN offers the widest and most diverse schedule of sports programming available including professional hockey, baseball, ESPN’s Sunday Night NFL™.

A differentiated 24-hour sports network featuring more than 2,500-hours-a-year of original sports programming targeting young and light to moderate sports viewers.

ESPNEWS is the definitive 24-hour sports news network from ESPN, the worldwide leader in sports. In conjunction with ESPNET SportsZone, the most-visited content site on the Internet, ESPNEWS will provide continuous scores, highlights, analysis, statistics and breaking news...making it the source for up-to-the-minute sports news.

Eternal Word Television Network is America’s largest religious cable network providing 24 hours of family oriented programming.

The Family Channel
High-quality, positive-value entertainment including hit movies and family shows, children’s literary classics, cartoons and live-action children’s programming.

Flix has all the movies you grew up with - your favorite movies and stars from the 60s, 70s and 80s the way they were meant to be seen - all uncut and commercial-free. FLIX has a fun festival every Monday night, and the movie greats that will entice you, excite you and most of all, entertain you.

Food Network
Food Network allows viewers to learn new recipes, innovative cooking techniques, add excitement to family meals, explore the country’s finest restaurants, discover the latest healthy alternatives and enjoy the humor and warmth of America’s Top chefs.

FX is a general entertainment network offering programming that includes films, original programs, sports and hit series such as NYPD Blue and X-Files.

Fox Sports Américas
The first 24-hour U.S. domestic and Latin American Spanish language sports network providing coverage of a multitude of international sporting events such as soccer, basketball, tennis, cycling, wrestling, volleyball and rugby.

Galavision is broad-based entertainment that appeals to every member of the entire U.S. Hispanic family. Programming includes top-rated novelas, news, comedy, music, movies and live sports including live Mexican soccer.

Game Show Network
Game Show Network features exclusive, original, live interactive game shows, newly produced specials and selections of classic programs from a vast, proprietary library.

The Golf Channel
The Golf Channel, the world's first 24-hour network devoted entirely to golf programming, is available nationwide. The programming schedule includes an exclusive blend of PGA TOUR, Senior PGA TOUR, NIKE TOUR, LPGA and European PGA Tour competition, instruction with world-renowned instructors, a nightly golf news show, live call-in golf talk and instruction programs and video tours of great courses throughout the world.

Headline News
Headline News updates U.S. viewers on today's news, business, sports and entertainment every 30 minutes. Viewers receive a whole day's news every half hour.

The History Channel
A 24-hour programming service devoted to fulfilling America’s passion for history. The History Channel features original and exclusive historical documentaries, movies and mini-series.

MultiChannel HBO & HBO Family
HBO is the Top-rated, most critically acclaimed and most highly awarded pay television network in America. With MultiChannel HBO, you receive five different channels of HBO programming that offer a mix of major Hollywood theatrical movies, original movies and series, sporting, comedy and special events. HBO Family is a 24-hour commercial-free channel devoted entirely to HBO Family programming consisting primarily of G-PG-and select PG-13-rated movies, as well as HBO's award-winning documentaries and animated series, with never any R-rated programming. HBO Family is available at no extra cost with a regular HBO subscription, and guarantees subscribers an appropriate family viewing choice whenever they tune in.

Home & Garden Television
Presents some of America’s best home builders, decorators, gardeners and craft experts as they provide practical information to help people make the most of their lives at home. Designed to appeal to all ages and lifestyles, HGTV features creative ideas, helpful hints and how-to information.

Home Shopping Network
HSN features programs geared to a variety of lifestyles and special interest categories. This innovative mix, great values and quality brand merchandise make the Home Shopping Network a unique and entertaining shopping experience.

HTV is a 24-hour all-Spanish language television music network providing a mix of old and new hit music videos. Its format includes balada, salsa, merengue and other popular Latin rhythms, introduced by the artists themselves in place of vee jays.
HTV will be part of the Spanish Language Package and will replace MTV: En Espanol, which will no longer be available on DISH Network. Current subscribers to the Spanish Language Package will automatically be switched to the new HTV 10:00 a.m. ET on September 1.

Independent Film Channel
Independent Film Channel presents feature-length premieres, domestically and internationally produced films, documentaries, shorts, animation, new works, cult classics and masters.

KTLA offers movies, sitcoms, series and talk shows plus L.A. Dodgers baseball, award-winning news and up to 65 hours of Spanish programming per month.

KWGN is a WB affiliate out of Denver, Colorado.

The Learning Channel
Features world-class documentaries on history, human behavior and science, commercial-free/violence-free programs for preschoolers and “how-to” programs featuring expert advice from the pros on cooking, gardening and home improvement.

24 Hours of Arabic language programming from Lebanon. Movies, sports, talkshows and mini-series.

Lifetime keeps women entertained, informed and in touch with quality series, original world premiere movies and exciting specials, as well as public outreach campaigns.

Cinemax 2 renamed.

MultiChannel The Movie Channel
Two separate channels with over 100 different movies to choose from each month from recent hits to timeless classics. With MultiChannel The Movie Channel you can see a movie marathon every day of the week and a high-profile movie each night in prime time and there's only one minute between films.

MSNBC is a revolutionary 24-hour news, talk and information network and Internet service from NBC and Microsoft.

America’s premiere music video and entertainment network for young adults, featuring programs on news, sports, fashion, entertainment, animation, comedy and concert specials.

A new 24-hour music video channel created by MTV. M2 is custom-built for music enthusiasts, blending a diverse mix of music with the power of interactive technology. It's the perfect complement to MTV!

The NASA Channel
The NASA Channel provides real-time coverage of NASA activities and missions as well as resource videos for the news media and educational programming to teachers, students and the general public.

*This is specialized programming which requires the installation of a second dish antenna.

TNN(The Nashville Network)
The only network devoted to country entertainment offering the latest videos, the best in classic country and more NASCAR and NHRA action than any other network.

Nickelodeon (East and West)
The Number One Network For Kids! Nickelodeon offers the highest quality and Top-rated kid’s programming in a variety of genres appealing to kids of all ages.

Nick at Nite (East and West)
Nick at Nite is the only network dedicated to classic TV. A lineup of legends all together in one place. Classic TV that won millions of hearts, not to mention 78 Emmy Awards. It’s timeless television that continues to bring pleasure with every viewing.

Playboy TV
In the tradition of its 40-year-old internationally recognized brand, Playboy TV stands for quality, tasteful, fun adult entertainment. Playboy TV offers sophisticated programming 24-hours-a-day, including made-for-TV original movies, specials, live erotic call-in shows and a variety of unparalleled new series.

QVC is a home shopping network available 24-hours-a-day, 7-days-a-week featuring name brand products at super savings. Fashion, fitness, electronics, home furnishings, tools, jewelry and gift merchandise are highlighted.

Radio Maria
Radio Maria is a 24 hour a day religious service broadcast direct from the Vatican. The programming includes prayers, The World of God and other sound entertainment and is designed to reach the public of every age who are seeking comfort. All three channels carry the same programming with each translated into the appropriate language. Radio Maria is comprised of three radio services: Radio Maria Italy (Italian), Radio Maria Poland (Polish) and Radio Maria Spanish. These three services will be sold separately and no package will be available.

*This is specialized programming which requires the installation of a second dish antenna.

RAI offers the latest in Italian-originated programming featuring variety shows, mini-series, movies, soap operas and special events. RAI also provides extensive coverage of Italian league soccer events and European league matches.

A 24-hour Portuguese language programming service that offers news, entertainment, music, novellas, sports and children's programming.

*This is specialized programming which requires the installation of a second dish antenna.

Radio France Internationale is a 24-hour French language radio service that offers news, talk and cultural programming.

*This is specialized programming which requires the installation of a second dish antenna.

Romance Classics
Romance Classics is a 24-hour entertainment service devoted entirely to romance. The programming features a mix of classic films and musicals, popular miniseries and teleplays, adaptations of romantic literature and original lifestyle programs.

The Sci-Fi Channel
The Sci-Fi Channel provides a programming mix with something for every member of the family including science fiction, fantasy, classic horror and science fact programming.

MultiChannel Showtime
Three different channels of MultiChannel Showtime offer over 200 different program choices each month including Exclusive Blockbuster Hits, Showtime Original Movies and Series, Late Night Entertainment and Showtime Championship Boxing.

The movies on STARZ! Are Too Big To Miss and can only be seen on STARZ! And nowhere else. See recent box-office hits like "Jack," "Ransom" and "Michael." STARZ! is what a movie channel should be, all movies 24-hours-a-day.

Sundance Channel
Sundance Channel, under the creative direction of Robert Redford, premieres the best in new independent films, from world premieres to award-winning films and first-time-on-television works - uncut and commercial free, 24-hours-a-day. Feature films, documentaries, shorts and animation that form the leading edge of filmmaking today.

A full-service Spanish language network featuring novellas (soap operas), movies, news, sports, children's programming, talk shows, specials and music videos.

TeN offers an alternative to traditional adult entertainment programming delivering a wide variety of feature films, videos and original programming.

This premier entertainment network delivers high- quality programming for viewers of all ages including Hollywood’s best movies, original movies, Sunday Night NFL Football® and the most comprehensive NBA basketball schedule.

TBN (Trinity Broadcasting Network)
TBN features the best in faith and inspirational programs that include a wide variety of denominations. Its program formats include worship, variety, music, children’s, news, sports, talk, and live anointed programs.

Broad-based, family oriented programming including movies, documentaries, classic comedies, children's shows and a variety of collegiate and professional sports.

French language, high-quality programming available 24 hours daily from France, Belgium, Switzerland, Quebec and Canada. Direct newscasts with an international perspective, arts & culture, current affairs and movies. The art of living: a whole new and different world of television.

*This is specialized programming which requires the installation of a second dish antenna.

Programming consists of news, educational programs, dramas, music and movies in Hindi, English and Gujarati languages.

TV JAPAN provides 22 hours of Japanese language programming including news, sports, dramas, music, variety, educational shows and family entertainment. The network also carries English language coverage of news, Asia-focused specials and Grand Sumo Tournaments.

*This is specialized programming which requires the installation of a second dish antenna. Available from both 61.5 and 148° satellites.

TV Land
Nick at Nite's TV Land is a brand-new, 24-hour, ad-supported basic network, featuring popular award-winning television series of all genres from the 1950s through the 1990s, plus original specials.

TCM (Turner Classic Movies)
Drawing from the greatest library in the world, TCM is the ultimate movie lovers channel. Over 400 movies a month from the 20s to the 80s. More titles uninterrupted, 24-hours-a-day.

Toon Disney
Toon Disney is a new 24-hour network geared towards kids ages 2-11 and their families featuring exclusive Disney-branded animation as well as titles shared with the Disney Channel.

Travel Channel
The Travel Channel offers a globe-spanning panorama of video visits, helpful advice and intellectually engaging travel entertainment.

The leading Spanish-language broadcaster in the U.S. with programming that includes novelas, national and local newscasts, variety shows, children's programming; movies, sporting events and public affairs programming.

USA Network
The Cure for the Common Show, a real alternative to conventional programming. Exclusive USA Pictures Originals, blockbuster Hollywood Movies, original series like La Femme Nikita, Silk Stalkings and Pacific Blue, big-ticket sporting events and Top off-network series.

With videos and concerts by the biggest stars and newest faces, as well as exclusive events, stunts and specials, VH1 is where today's upscale viewers stay connected to the music and music culture they love.

WGN delivers a home run with over 200 live sporting events featuring Chicago Bulls basketball and Chicago Cubs and White Sox baseball. WGN brings viewers a variety of entertainment including recent and classic movies, action-adventure series, kids and pre-teen favorites, specials, original and educational programs, and news.

WPIX offers prime time movies, series, sitcoms, children’s programming, late-night variety plus the best in sports from the East Coast with the New York Yankees, Jets and Giants.

WSBK (UPN-Boston) programming offers the best from the 60s to the 90s including classic comedies, timeless and contemporary hit movies and popular shows of today such as Star Trek Voyager, Beverly Hills 90210 and Babylon 5. WSBK provides quality children's programming, news, talk shows, exercise and business programs. In addition, live coverage of Boston's professional sports teams and other great sports action including golf, WCW Wrestling and sports talk shows.

The Weather Channel
Live 24-hour-a-day programming which provides local forecasts to over 3,000 weather zones with regional and national weather conditions.

Zee TV
24 hour a day Asian infotainment channel. A mixture of Hindi and multi-language programs from South Asia.

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