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How far in advance can I order DIRECTV CINEMA™ movies and Pay Per View events?

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How far in advance can I order DIRECTV CINEMA movies and Pay Per View events?

Please see the tables below for specific Pay Per View purchase information.

Orders placed via remote:

 Title/Event  Window opens  Window closes
 Live Specials  3-4 hours before the event or 6 AM (ET) day of broadcast  After 80%-90% of the event airs
 ESPN College Football Pay Per View  3-4 hours before the event  At halftime
 DIRECTV CINEMA/normal events  15 minutes before or 24 hours via program guide  After 50% of the event airs
 Event replays under 110 minutes  15 minutes before or 24 hours via program guide  After 50% of the event airs
 Event replays over 110 minutes  15 minutes before or 3 hours via program guide  After 85 minutes

 

Orders placed online or via the DIRECTV app, SMS message, or phone:

Title/Event  Window opens  Window closes
 Live specials  4-5 days before broadcast  After the first hour
 ESPN College Football Pay Per View  3 days before game  After the first hour
 DIRECTV CINEMA/normal events  4 days before broadcast  After the first hour
 Replays of special events  4 days before event  After the first hour

 

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