Starting December 6, DISH is offering free previews of eight channels until January 1, 2013.
In addition, DISH has extended its free previews of the channels that were restored along with AMC to their lineup in November: IFC, WEtv, Sundance Channel and Fuse. Free previews of these channels continue until January 16, 2013. (Unfortunately the free preview of AMC itself has expired, but AMC is always available on the inexpensive Americas Top 120 package.)
Here are details about the channels on free preview starting tomorrow, December 6, 2012:
NBC Universal Sports Network
(Channel 402 on the Multi-Sport Pack)
NBC Universal Sports is your source for Olympic sports. It broadcasts exclusive, original, sports programming year-round devoted to swimming, track and field, skiing, skating, rugby, gymnastics, and many other sports.
(Channel 154 on America’s Top 200 and higher. Available in HD.)
If you love NFL Football, you probably know about this one already. This is the NFL’s own network, broadcasting news, highlights, commentary, about all of the biggest events in the NFL. And in the off-season, the NFL Network is your home for scouting news, drafts, and other features to keep every football fanatic and fantasy coach good and sharp.
(Channel 165 on America’s Top 250 and higher.)
GAC features great country music videos as well as live music, rodeo and other western sports, shows devoted to down-home cooking, and talk with country music stars.
(Channel 113 on America’s Top 250 and higher. Available in HD.)
Cooking Channel is the Food Networks more hands-on sister channel. It features How-To food programming for beginners all the way to aspiring chefs, with shows from the likes of Emeril Lagasse, Rachel Ray, and Mo Rocca.
Sony Music Channel
(Channel 386 on Blockbuster@Home. Available in HD)
Movies. Just movies. Lots and lots of movies. Uncensored movies. Uncut movies. On-Demand movies. Anywhere you want them. In HD. Get a taste of DISH’s Blockbuster@home package with this free preview of the Sony Movie Channel.
(Channel 185 on America’s Top 200 and higher. Available in HD.)
Hallmark Channel is The Heart of TV! With holiday movies and specials, all new original daytime programming like Home & Family and Marie, and series favorites for the entire family, Hallmark Channel brings its viewers TV that connects with the heart.
Hallmark Movie Channel
(Channel 187 on America’s Top 250 and higher. Available in HD.)
Hallmark Movie Channel is a your destination for top quality, timeless and powerful stories that inspire and entertain the whole family. With movies from the acclaimed Hallmark Hall of Fame Collection and original premieres, Hallmark Movie Channel celebrates family movie night like no one else.
(Channel 188 on America’s Top 250 and higher.)
gmc specializes in uplifting faith-friendly music, movies, drama, comedy, and reality programming. gmc aims to entertain and inspire their viewers in ways that cherish their values.