DIRECTV is now holding a free preview of eight High-Definition channels, including several movie networks.
The preview, which began last week, will run until Wednesday, August 16.
The channels in the free preview make up the ‘DIRECTV HD Extra Pack,’ which normally costs $4.99 a month, although the satcaster will sometimes offer them for free for three months if asked.
The Extra Pack channels are: HDNet Movies, Sony Movie Channel, Shorts HD, MGM, Hallmark Movie Channel, Crime & Investigation HD, Palladia HD, and Smithsonian HD (Pictured above: The Thomas Crown Affair, which will air this week on the MGM Channel)
— Phillip Swann