Available now on DIRECTV, DIRECTV STREAM and U-verse: The First, the destination for conservative opinion and commentary

DIRECTV has launched conservative network, The First, across all three of its video services: DIRECTV, DIRECTV STREAM and U-verse. The First features the most powerful conservative voices in America, including influential hosts Bill O’Reilly, Dana Loesch, Liz Wheeler and Jesse Kelly, and includes live news coverage, original shows and documentaries.

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OUR TV PROMISE

TO OUR TV
CUSTOMERS

Missing channels from your TV service? Use our ZIP Code search for TV service updates, plus tips on where to watch missing shows.
  • DIRECTV
  • DIRECTV STREAM
  • U-verse TV

WHY ARE SOME OF MY CHANNELS MISSING?

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TV channel owners are asking for more money

We pay fees to TV channel owners for permission to add their channels to your lineup. As contracts expire, owners sometimes turn off their channels as a bargaining tactic.
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We’re on your side

We share your frustration about your missing channels. We thank you for your patience while we do our best to resolve the situation.
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Switching isn’t the answer

Unfortunately, no TV provider is safe from this problem. Almost all TV providers receive threats or lose channels due to owners' bargaining tactics.

WHAT CAN I DO WHILE I’M WAITING?

Watch your shows in other ways
While your channels are removed, you may still be able to watch the TV you’re missing. Read our support article for more information.

How to keep up with missing shows
Take action

You can tell lawmakers in Washington to back measures that will protect TV customers from aggressive tactics like channel blackouts.

Write to Congress

Learn why blackouts happen
Read about what “retrans fees” are, how they affect your TV bill, and why we’re seeing more channel blackouts than ever before.

Learn more about broadcaster blackouts
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