Watch 4K Ultra HD shows and movies

Want to watch DIRECTV in 4K ultra-high-definition (HD)? Find out how.

Access 4K Ultra HD

Let's get you set up to watch your favorite shows and movies in Ultra HD. Here's what to have handy:
  • A Genie® HD DVR (Model HR54 and above) connected to the internet
  • A 4K-compatible TV (like A DIRECTV® 4K Ready TV) connected to a 4K Genie Mini
  • DIRECTV Select or Mas Latino package and above
Want to make your DIRECTV 4K Ready TV the primary TV in your Whole Home network? Just connect the Genie HD DVR to a secondary 4K TV.

Heads up: 4K programs won't be available on the DIRECTV 4K Ready TV if it’s connected to the Genie HD DVR.

Available 4K Ultra HD channels

  • Ch. 104 – 24/7 channel featuring shows, original series and documentaries
  • Ch. 105 – Live sporting events
  • Ch. 106 – Live sporting events
  • Ch. 107 – Pay Per View movies
  • Ch. 108 – Pay Per View movies
  • Ch. 1104 – 4K On Demand

4K events and recordings

Explore upcoming events on the 4K schedule. Or, search for and set up recordings for live 4K and Pay Per View shows at

Find 4K Ultra HD movies

Here are the steps to tune to 4K/4K HDR.

Search & browse

  1. Press Guide on your remote.
  2. Go to Ch. 1104 (DIRECTV 4K), then press SELECT.
  3. Choose 4K/4K HDR Programs and Movies.

Smart Search

  1. Press MENU on your remote.
  2. Select Search, then use Smart Search. Do one of the following to search:
    • Enter the first letter of the movie you want to find.
    • Enter 4K as the search term to get a list of 4K movies. Results show up as you enter the first letter.
  3. Select the movie and look for the 4K/4K HDR icon.
Heads up: 4K HDR compatible TV required to watch 4K HDR content.

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