DIRECTV Channel Lineup Guide

Find out channel numbers, plans, pricing, and more with our DIRECTV channel lineup guide.

Best for sports

Prices: $74.99/mo.–$149.99/mo.*

Channels: 160–330+*

DVR: 200 hrs. included

Package Price for first year Channel Count Popular channels Details
Cheapest
ENTERTAINMENT All Included
$74.99/mo.* 160+ ESPN, Hallmark Channel, and TNT View Plan
NFL SUNDAY TICKET included
CHOICE™ All Included
$79.99/mo.* 185+ NFL Network, NBA TV, and regional sports networks View Plan
ULTIMATE All Included $99.99/mo.* 250+ BBC World News, CBS Sports Network, and Lifetime Movie Network View Plan
Premium channels included
PREMIER™ All Included
$149.99/mo.* 330+ HBO®, CINEMAX®, and SHOWTIME® View Plan

*For 12 mos. plus taxes and fees. w/ 24-mo agmt. Autopay & Paperless bill req'd. Prices higher in 2nd year. Regional Sports Fee up to $11.99/mo. is extra & applies.

Data effective as of post date. Offers and availability may vary by location and are subject to change.

Each DIRECTV package has a unique channel lineup. Lucky for you, we know how important getting the right channel lineup is, so we’re here to be your DIRECTV guide.

We almost always recommend the CHOICE™ package for our readers, which includes the 2022 season of NFL SUNDAY TICKET. But, if you’re looking for a comprehensive look at DIRECTV’s channel packages, we’ve put together a complete list for you to compare below.

DIRECTV channels

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Channel Channel number ENTERTAINMENT CHOICE™ ULTIMATE PREMIER™
A&E
265

ABC Varies by location

ACCN 612

AccuWeather 361

American Heroes Channel (AHC)
287

American Movie Classics (AMC) 254

Animal Planet (APL) 282

Arirang TV 2095

aspireTV (HD only) 381

AXS TV (HD only) 340

BabyFirst TV
293

BBC America 264

BBC World News (HD only) 346

BET Her 330

Big Ten Network (BTN) 610

Black Entertainment Television (BET) 329

Black News Channel (HD only) 342

Bloomberg Television 353

Boomerang 298

Bravo 237

BYU TV 374

Cartoon Network
296, 297

CBS Varies by location

CBS Sports Network 221

Cheddar News 354

Christian Television Net (CTN) 376

CINEMAX® 515, 516

CINEMAX 5StarMax 520

CINEMAX ActionMax 519

CINEMAX Latino 523

CINEMAX MoreMax 517

CINEMAX MovieMax 521

CINEMAX ThrillerMax 522

CLEO TV (HD only) 341

CNBC 355

CNBC World 357

CNN 202

CNN en Español 419

CNN International (CNNi) 358

Comedy Central 249

Comedy TV 382

Cooking Channel 232

Country Music Television (CMT) 327

Cowboy Channel 603

C-SPAN 350

C-SPAN 2 351

The CW Varies by location

Daystar
369

Destination America 286

Discovery 278

Discovery Family Channel 294

Discovery Life 261

Disney Channel (East) 290

Disney Channel (West) 291

Disney Junior 289

Disney XD 292

E!
236

Enlace 448

ESNE 456

ESPN 206

ESPN2 209

ESPN College Extra 788-798

ESPNews 207

ESPNU 208

EWTN 370

FETV
323

Flix 556

FM (HD only) 386

Food Network 231

FOX Varies by location

Fox Business Network 359

Fox News 360

FOX Sports 1 (FS1) 219

FOX Sports 2 (FS2) 618

Free Speech TV 348

Freeform 311

Fuse 339

FX 248

FX Movie Channel (FXM) 258

FXX 259

fyi 266

GAC Family
326

Galavisión 404

Game Show Network (GSN) 233

GEB America 363

GOD TV 365

Golf Channel 218

Hallmark Channel
312

Hallmark Movies and Mysteries 565

HBO® 501, 504

HBO2 502, 505

HBO Comedy (HD only) 506

HBO Family 507, 508

HBO Latino 511

HBO Signature 503

HBO Zone (HD only) 509

Headline News (HLN) 204

HISTORY 269

HITN 461

Home & Garden Television (HGTV) HD 229

Home Shopping Network (HSN) 240

HOPE 368

HSN2 310

i24 News
343

Impact Television Network 380

Independent Film Channel (IFC) 333

INSP 364

Investigation Discovery (ID) 285

ION Television (East) 305

ION Television (West) 306

Jewelry Television
313

JBS 388

Jewish Life Television 325-1

Justice Central (HD only) 383

Lifetime
252

Lifetime Movie Network (LMN) 253

Link TV 375

Living Faith Network 379

LOGO 272

Magnolia Network
230

MAVTV 214

MLB Network 213

MovieMAX 521

MOTOR TREND 281

MSNBC 356

MTV 331

MTV Classic 336

MTV2 332

MUSIC CHOICE 800–886

NASA TV
352

Nat Geo Channel 276

Nat Geo WILD 283

NBA TV 216

NBC Varies by location

Newsmax 349

NewsNation 307

NFL Network 212

NFL SUNDAY TICKET 705–719

NHL Network 215

Nick Jr. 301

Nickelodeon (East) 299

Nickelodeon (West) 300

Nicktoons 302

NRBTV 378

Olympic Channel HD
624

ONCE MEXICO 447

Outdoor Channel 606

Ovation 274

OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network) 279

Oxygen 251

Paramount Network
241

PBS Varies by location

PBS Kids 288

Pop TV 273

Pursuit Channel 604

QVC
317

REELZ
238

REVOLT TV (HD only) 384

RFD-TV 345

SEC Network
611

Science Channel 284

ShopHQ 316

Shop LC 75/226

ShortsTV 573

SHOWTIME® 545, 546

SHOWTIME 2 547

SHOWTIME BEYOND 550

SHOWTIME EXTREME 549

SHOWTIME FAMILYZONE (HD only) 552

SHOWTIME NEXT (HD only) 551

SHOWTIME SHOWCASE (HD only) 550

SHOWTIME x BET (HD only) 548

Smithsonian Channel 570

Sports Mix 205

Sportsman Channel 605

Stadium College Sports 608

STARZ® 525, 526

STARZ Cinema (HD only) 531

STARZ Comedy (HD only) 528

STARZ Edge 529

STARZ ENCORE 535, 536

STARZ ENCORE Action 541

STARZ ENCORE Black 540

STARZ ENCORE Classic 537

STARZ ENCORE en Español 426

STARZ ENCORE Family 542

STARZ ENCORE Suspense 539

STARZ ENCORE Westerns 538

STARZ in Black 530

STARZ Kids & Family (HD only) 527

SundanceTV 239

Syfy 244

Tastemade (HD only)
235

TBN Inspire 371

TBS 247

TCT (Tri-State Christian Television) 377

TeenNick 303

Tennis Channel 217

The Learning Channel (TLC) 280

THE MOVIE CHANNEL (TMC) 553, 554

TMC Xtra East (HD only) 555

TNT 245

Travel Channel 277

Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) 372

truTV 246

TUDN 464

Turner Classic Movies (TCM) 256

TV Land 304

TV One 328

TVG (HD only) 602

UniMás
408

Universal Kids 295

UNIVERSO 410

Univision 402

UPtv 338

USA Network 242

VH1
335

VICE 271

WE tv
260

The Weather Channel 362

The WORD Network 373

World Harvest Television 367

Data effective as of post date. Offers and availability may vary by location and are subject to change.

DIRECTV regional sports networks

DIRECTV offers several regional sports networks (RSNs) in the CHOICE package and above. Each RSN is available to you based on your location.

If you want more regional sports access, you can include DIRECTV SPORTS PACK with your plan and get around 40 more out-of-market networks. We highlight this add-on and many others on our DIRECTV Sports Packages page.

To see which DIRECTV RSNs are available in your area, enter your zip code on DIRECTV’s local RSN lookup tool.

Channel Channel number ENTERTAINMENT CHOICE™ ULTIMATE PREMIER™
Altitude Sports** 681

AT&T SportsNet** Varies by region

Bally Sports** Varies by region

Longhorn Network** 677

Madison Square Garden (MSG Network)** 634

MSG Plus (MSG+)** 635

Marquee Sports Network** 664

Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN)** 640

NBC Regional Sports Networks** Varies by region

NESN** 628

ROOT SPORTS Northwest** 687

SportsNet New York (SNY)** 639

Spectrum SportsNet** 691

Spectrum SportsNet Los Angeles** 690

YES Network** 631

Data effective as of post date. Offers and availability may vary by location and are subject to change.
**Customers with CHOICE,™ ULTIMATE and MÁS ULTRA™ only receive Regional Sports Networks for their market based on ZIP. Most Regional Sports Networks available in all markets for PREMIER™ and LO MÁXIMO.™ Blackout restrictions and other conditions apply to all sports programming.

DIRECTV channel lineups FAQ

What channel is ESPN on DIRECTV?

You can watch ESPN on DIRECTV’s channel 206.

What channel is ABC on DIRECTV?

Depending on where you live, ABC’s channel number changes on the DIRECTV lineup. Here are the channel numbers for the most-searched cities:

  • Boise, ID: CH 6
  • Colorado Springs, CO: CH 13
  • El Paso, TX: CH 7
  • Houston, TX: CH 13
  • Las Vegas, NV: CH 7
  • Los Angeles, CA: CH 7
  • Miami, FL: CH 10
  • San Antonio, TX: CH 12
  • San Diego, CA: CH 10
  • Tucson, AZ: CH 9
  • Tulsa, OK: CH 8

What channel is CBS on DIRECTV?

DIRECTV changes CBS’s channel number based on where you live. For a more comprehensive list of CBS channel numbers, check out our What Channel Is CBS On? guide. Otherwise, here are the channel numbers for the most-searched cities:

  • Boise, ID: CH 2
  • Colorado Springs, CO: CH 11
  • El Paso, TX: CH 4
  • Houston, TX: CH 11
  • Las Vegas, NV: CH 2
  • Los Angeles, CA: CH 2
  • Miami, FL: CH 4
  • San Antonio, TX: CH 5
  • San Diego, CA: CH 8
  • Tucson, AZ: CH 13
  • Tulsa, OK: CH 6

What channel is CNN on DIRECTV?

CNN is channel 202 on DIRECTV.

What channel is FOX on DIRECTV?

You’ll find FOX on a different channel depending on where you live. If you’re having trouble finding yours on the DIRECTV channel guide, here are the channel numbers for the most-searched cities:

  • Boise, ID: CH 9
  • Colorado Springs, CO: CH 21
  • El Paso, TX: CH 14
  • Houston, TX: CH 26
  • Las Vegas, NV: CH 11
  • Los Angeles, CA: CH 11
  • Miami, FL: CH 7
  • San Antonio, TX: CH 29
  • San Diego, CA: CH 69
  • Tucson, AZ: CH 11
  • Tulsa, OK: CH 23

What channel is FOX News on DIRECTV?

You can watch FOX News on DIRECTV channel 360.

What channel is NBC on DIRECTV?

The NBC channel number on DIRECTV varies depending on your location. Our What Channel is NBC On? page offers a more comprehensive NBC channel list for major US cities, but here are some of the channel numbers in the most-searched cities:

  • Boise, ID: CH 7
  • Colorado Springs, CO: CH 5
  • El Paso, TX: CH 9
  • Houston, TX: CH 2
  • Las Vegas, NV: CH 4
  • Los Angeles, CA: CH 4
  • Miami, FL: CH 6
  • San Antonio, TX: CH 4
  • San Diego, CA: CH 39
  • Tucson, AZ: CH 4
  • Tulsa, OK: CH 2

Which sports channels are available on DIRECTV?

In addition to regional sports networks and out-of-market league packages, you can catch sporting events across DIRECTV’s lineup of over 40 sports channels. These include:

  • Big Ten Network (BTN)
  • CBS Sports Network
  • ESPN Classic
  • ESPN Deportes
  • ESPNews
  • ESPNU
  • FOX Deportes
  • FOX Soccer Plus
  • FOX Sports 1 (FS1)
  • FOX Sports 2 (FS2)
  • Golf Channel
  • GolTV
  • MLB Network
  • NBA TV
  • NFL Network
  • NHL Network
  • Outdoor Channel
  • Pursuit Channel
  • SEC Network
  • SPORTS MIX
  • Sportsman Channel
  • Tennis Channel
  • TUDN
  • TVG
  • TyC Sports

Which kids channels are available on DIRECTV?

The DIRECTV channel list includes a variety of kid favorites for your family to enjoy:

  • BabyFirst
  • Boomerang
  • Cartoon Network
  • Discovery Family Channel
  • Disney Channel
  • Disney Junior
  • Disney XD
  • PBS Kids
  • Nickelodeon
  • Nicktoons
  • STARZ Kids & Family
  • TeenNick

Which movie channels are available on DIRECTV?

You’ll find 30 movie stations available across DIRECTV’s channel lineups:

  • AMC
  • BET
  • Cine Estelar
  • Cine Mexicano
  • Cine Nostalgia
  • Cinelatino
  • CINEMAX
  • De Película
  • De Película Clásico
  • DIRECTV CINEMA
  • EPIX
  • Flix
  • FUSION
  • FX Movie Channel
  • GZ Television
  • Hallmark Movies and Mysteries
  • HBO
  • HDNET MOVIES
  • IFC
  • Kapatid
  • Lifetime Movie Network
  • The Movie Channel
  • REELZ
  • SHOWTIME
  • Sony Movie Channel
  • STARZ
  • STARZ ENCORE
  • SundanceTV
  • VGN TV
  • ViendoMovies

Which DIRECTV channels are in 4K Ultra HD?

DIRECTV offers six 4K Ultra-HD channels:

  1. Channel 104: Nature documentaries, AUDIENCE original programs, and other shows in 4K
  2. Channel 105: Live sporting events in 4K
  3. Channel 106: Live sporting events in 4K
  4. Channel 107: Pay-Per-View movies in 4K
  5. Channel 108: Pay-Per-View movies in 4K
  6. Channel 1104: On-demand content in 4K

As a self-proclaimed DIRECTV guide, we can say that the provider needs to up its 4K game. But it’ll probably take a few years before it catches up to your TV setup.

Where can I see other TV provider channel guides?

Not satisfied with the DIRECTV lineup? That’s fine. Check out other large TV providers’ (traditional and live TV streaming) channel lists below.

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