Watch two channels with DIRECTV DoublePlay

With DIRECTV DoublePlay, you can toggle between two channels that are simultaneously recording.

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Watch two channels simultaneously

Want to watch two games at the same time? DIRECTV DoublePlay allows you to quickly toggle between any two channels that are simultaneously recording. It works for any two shows on any two channels.

To use DoublePlay, you must have a DVR (model R22 or later) or an HD DVR (model HR20 or later).

Here’s how it works:
  1. While watching one channel, press the DOWN arrow on your remote to start recording it.
  2. Press the DOWN arrow again to select a different channel.
  3. Use the DOWN arrow to toggle between the two programs.

You can also pause or rewind either program so you don't miss a minute of the action.
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