Restart a live program

Never miss a moment of live TV with DIRECTV STREAM. Learn how to rewind a movie or show after it started.

Rewind live TV

Here’s how to restart a program that’s already on:
  1. Find the show in the Guide. If you see a curved gray arrow next to the title, you can restart it.

    Restart arrow in Guide
  2. Select the show and then the restart arrow (it’s next to the pause symbol).
    Restart next to pause symbol

Use the restart feature on these networks:
  • 5 StarMAX East
  • A&E, ActionMax East, AXS TV
  • BET, Bloomberg, Big Ten Network
  • Cartoon Network East, Cinemax East, CMT, CNN, Comedy Central, Cooking Channel, Crime & Investigation
  • DIY
  • Encore East
  • Food Network, FS1, FS2, FX, FXX, FYI
  • Galavision
  • Hallmark, Hallmark Movies & Mysteries, HBO, HBO Family East, HBO Latino, HDNet Movies, HGTV, History, HLN (Headline News)
  • Lifetime, Lifetime Movie Network
  • Max West, More Max, Movie Max, MTV, MTV2, MTV Live
  • Nat Geo Wild, National Geographic, Nick Jr, Nickelodeon East
  • Spike, Starz Comedy, Starz East, Starz Edge, Starz Encore Black, Starz Family, Starz West
  • TBS, TCM, TNT, Travel Channel, truTV, TV Land
  • UniMas, UniVision East
  • VH1, Vice

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