DIRECTV Programs Guide
DIRECTV currently offers three different program packages:
Total Choice is DIRECTV's cheapest satellite TV program package. This entry-level variety package is .99 per month for 155 program channels. Some of the channels included in this package are:
A&E Network, ABC Family, American Movie Classics, Animal Planet, Black Entertainment Television, Bloomberg Television, Bravo, Cartoon Network, The Church Channel, CNBC, CNN, Comedy Central, Country Music Television, Court TV, Discovery Channel, Discovery Health Channel, Disney Channel, E! Entertainment Television, ESPN, Fine Living, Food Network, Fox News Channel, FX, G4 Videogame TV, Galavisión, Game Show Network, Hallmark Channel, Headline News, Home & Garden Television, Lifetime, MSNBC, MTV, National Geographic Channel, NFL Network, Nickelodeon, Outdoor Life Network, PBS, QVC, SCI FI Channel, Shop At Home, SOAPnet, Superstation WGN, TBS Superstation, The Church Channel, The History Channel, The Learning Channel, The Weather Channel, Travel Channel, plus 50 XM satellite radio channels.
Note: Total Choice programming is .99 for the first three months, then .99 thereafter.
Total Choice Plus
Total Choice Plus is DIRECTV's mid-size program package. This package is .99 per month for 185 program channels. It includes all the channels in the Total Choice package plus the following:
Boomerang, Discovery Home, Discovery Kids, Discovery Times Channel, DIY Network, Fuel TV, Great American Country, History International, Lifetime Real Women, Military Channel, Nicktoons Network, PBS Kids, The Biography Channel, The Golf Channel, The Science Channel, VH!, plus 67 XM radio channels.
Total Choice Premier
The Total Choice Premier package is DIRECTV's largest program package. This package is .99 per month for 250 channels. It includes all the channels in the Total Choice Plus package, plus the following:
HBO, HBO HD, HBO Signature, HBO Family, HBO2, Starz, Starz Edge, Starz InBlack, Encore, Starz Encore Action, Starz Encore Drama, Starz Encore Love, Starz Encore Mystery, Starz Encore Wam, Starz Encore Westerns, SHOWTIME , SHOWTIME HD, SHOWTIME TOO, SHOWTIME Showcase, SHOWTIME Extreme, The Movie Channel , FLIX, Sundance Channel, Cinemax, MoreMAX, Altitude Sports & Entertainment, Comcast, SportsNet (Chicago),, Comcast SportsNet (Mid-Atlantic), Comcast SportsNet (West), FSN ARIZONA, FSN BAY AREA, FSN CINCINNATI, FSN DETROIT, FSN FLORIDA, FSN MIDWEST, FSN NEW ENGLAND, FSN NEW YORK, FSN NORTH, FSN NORTHWEST, FSN OHIO, FSN PITTSBURGH, FSN ROCKY MOUNTAIN, FSN SOUTH, FSN SOUTHWEST, FSN WEST, Madison Square Garden, New England Sports Net, Sun Sports , YES Network, plus 67 XM radio stations.
In addition to the above program packages, DIRECTV also offers HBO, Cinemax, Showtime, and Starz movie packages, plus sports packages (including NFL Sunday Ticket), international channels, adult channels, HDTV programming, and pay-per-view programs.
Note: Local channels are per month.
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About the Author: The author, Brian Stevens, is the senior editor for TheSatelliteTVGuide.com and has written extensively on DIRECTV programs.