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I have a Standard receiver. How do I search for shows on my TV?

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Whenever a particular show or movie pops into mind and you have to find it quickly, you can do a search by keying in its title. Can't think of the title? Type in one of the actors' names, a channel, or a keyword. Here's how you do it:

  • Press the MENU button on your remote
  • Choose SEARCH FOR SHOWS
  • Select how you would like to search: by Title, Person, Channel or Keyword
  • Use the number keys on the remote to select letters and numbers just as you would on a cell phone when you're texting.

This search feature works if you want to find a movie for immediate play on DIRECTV CINEMA™, as well as general program guide searches. You can also search and order movies and shows on directv.com.

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