Some channels available on Shaw Direct programming packages as of 2015 include E!, TSN, CBC News, CTV and NBC. Shaw Direct, formerly known as Star Choice, has the Digital Lite, Digital Favourites and Ultimate packages. Shaw Direct also offers Bronze, Platinum, Silver Gold and Titanium packages.
Viewers can find DirecTV channel listings on the DirecTV website. To access the channel listings, they go to the DirecTV website, put their mouse cursors on the Watch DIRECTV option at the top of the page to reveal more options and click Guide.
Depending on the service provider, various methods are available to find a specific TV channel. Some television providers include a guide button on their remotes or receivers to show channel listings. Other providers might also provide channel listings on their official websites.
As of February 2015, Dish Network offers a basic cable package called the Smart Pack. The Smart Pack includes more than 55 channels, including popular and basic channels like Nickelodeon, Hallmark Channel, Discovery Family Channel, Fox News Channel, NBA League Pass and the Weather Channel.
Some free online TV channels are History Channel Europe and BBC World News TV. There are many other free online TV channels available, such as KBS2 and NBC Sports.
ABC, NBC, CBS, CW and Fox are the five major television networks that broadcast over the air in the United States. Each of these stations broadcasts to at least 95 percent of American households. Other available stations vary based on broadcast market and the viewer's location within that market.
As the television network of the Seventh-day Adventist Church, Hope Channel offers religious programming with shows such as "Cross Connection," "Let's Pray," "Hope Sabbath School," "Go Healthy for Good" and "Real Family Talk." Its programs are available through DIRECTV, Roku, satellite or online.
Some popular channels in DirecTV's Select package include FX, CNN, Animal Planet, Comedy Central and Cartoon Network. The Select package, sold in 2015 at a price of $19.99 a month, has over 130 channels.
Three of the most popular television channels designed specifically for children are Cartoon Network, Nickelodeon and the Disney Channel. Cartoon Network's main focus is animated programming, although it also airs live-action programs. Nickelodeon and the Disney Channel place a much greater emphasis
As of 2015, popular sports TV channels include Big Ten Network, Golf Channel, NFL Network and MLB Network. Other popular sports channels include ESPN and CBS Sports Network.