DirecTV lists the channels lineups of its various packages on its website at DirecTV.com. Six major packages are available, ranging from the cheapest package known as Select to the most extensive Premier package, as of 2015.
DirecTV's website includes interactive and printable channel guides for its six packages. Users can scroll through the various packages to compare the differences in the channels that are offered.
The Select package offers more than 145 channels plus local channels at no extra charge. The next package is the Entertainment package, which offers 150 channels including local channels and major sports networks. The third package in the line-up is the Choice package, which includes more than 175 channels including local channels, major sports networks and local sports networks.
The XTRA package adds 45 channels to the Choice package, including several sports channels, Destination America, Discovery Family and Oxygen. The Ultimate package offers 20 more channels including Esquire, El Rey and cloo. Eleven movie channels are part of the Ultimate package, including the Encore suite and The Movie Channel, or TMC.
The largest package offered by DirecTV is the Premier package. It boasts more than 315 channels and includes all major and local sports networks, all the channels from the previous packages, and premium channels such as HBO, Starz, Showtime and Cinemax.