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What are the different viewing options for the movies and shows available on DIRECTV?


With DIRECTV, you can enjoy your favorite movies and shows anywhere you like.

Watch on your TV:

  • Regular scheduled programming at available show times. You can also record shows to your DVR and watch anytime you want.
  • On Demand movies and shows on Channels 1000-1890. You must have an Internet-connected HD DVR to access DIRECTV on DEMAND. Learn how to connect your HD DVR to the Internet

Watch on your laptop, tablet, or mobile device:

  • On Demand movies and shows, including the latest DIRECTV CINEMA™ releases.
  • Live TV channels, inside or outside your home.
  • Shows recorded on your DVR Playlist (DIRECTV GenieGO™ required).

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