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Movies and television have always been a welcome escape during difficult times. With many people staying at home, we’re giving our video customers additional free content.

A selection of news, entertainment, family and lifestyle channels are available for free through mid-June – July 15th. For more information on channel packages, please visit https://www.directv.com/packages/ 


What’s Included

More News & Entertainment Channels For You to Enjoy | We’re opening channels in Free Preview for DIRECTV and U-verse packages (for customers that do not currently have this programming), including Universal Kids, DIY, BBC World, Cooking Channel, and more. See the full list here.


On Demand

We are bringing you more Free Movies on Demand to watch at no extra cost and selected premium original series on Ch. 1000.

Featured Free Movies On Demand | We’ve curated top movies for you to enjoy with your internet-connected received including classics (Game Night, Jurassic Park), top franchises (Thor: Ragnarok, Star Trek Into Darkness) and recent hits (Black Panther, What Men Want)

Kids On Demand | From Discovery Family, Universal Kids, Cartoon Network and more! The best of kids content in one easy location. Watch full series or favorite episodes anytime, with recommendations by age on DIRECTV Ch 1111.



Make sure your DIRECTV DVR is connected to the internet to access On Demand content. Learn more.

Turn your mobile phone or streaming device into another TV with the DIRECTV app.

Use your credentials to access programmer streaming apps (CNN, Discovery, HGTV, Cartoon Network, etc.). Learn more.

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