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List of Line-Up Changes on DirecTV from the 2000s

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1993-2004
2004-2011
2008-2011

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2000s

2000

January

Channel # Network Notes
373 The Word Network added
417 PUMA TV

March

Channel # Network Notes
258 FXM: Movies from Fox renamed Fox Movie Channel

April

Channel # Network Notes
255 PAX added

May

Channel # Network Notes
230 DiY Network added
251 Oxygen
262 SoapNet
266 The Biography Channel
294 Discovery Kids
295 PBS Kids
297 Boomerang
312 Odyssey Network
405 Telemundo (East)
406 Telemundo (West)

June

Channel # Network Notes
298 Noggin added
407 TVE Internacional

July

Channel # Network Notes
253 Lifetime Movie Network added
523 Starz Theater (West) replaced with BET Movies: Starz 3

August

Channel # Network Notes
354 ZDTV renamed Tech TV

September

Channel # Network Notes
325 The Nashville Network renamed The National Network
511 HBO Latino launched

November

Channel # Network Notes
370 ValueVision rebranded ShopNBC

December

Channel # Network Notes
374 BYU Television added
631 Turner South

2001

January

Channel # Network Notes
260 Romance Classics renamed We: Women's Entertainment
276 National Geographic Channel launched
456 Phoenix North America Chinese Channel

March

Channel # Network Notes
411 Telefe Internacional added
523 Starz! BET Movies renamed Black Starz
634 SportsChannel Florida renamed Fox Sports Florida

April

Channel # Network Notes
629 Home Team Sports renamed Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic
641 Midwest Sports Channel renamed Fox Sports North

July

Channel # Network Notes
503 and 506 HBO Plus rebranded HBO 2

August

Channel # Network Notes
312 Odyssey Network relaunched Hallmark Channel

September

Channel # Network Notes
199 HDNet launched
296 Adult Swim launched (as Cartoon Network's block)

October

Channel # Network Notes
234 Shop at Home added
271 History International
284 Discovery Science
285 Discovery Civilization Channel
337 VH1 Classic
410 GEMS Television relaunched mun2

November

Channel # Network Notes
311 Fox Family Channel renamed ABC Family

December

Channel # Network Notes
325 The National Network renamed The New TNN

2002

January

Channel # Network Notes
371 The Church Channel launched

February

Channel # Network Notes
286 Discovery Home & Leisure added
287 Discovery Wings
607 Speedvision renamed Speed Channel

March

Channel # Network Notes
378 StarNet removed
379 RFD-TV added
622 YES Network launched

April

Channel # Network Notes
298 The N launched (as Noggin's block)
543 Showtime HD added

May

Channel # Network Notes
205 CNN/SI removed (ceased operation)

July

Channel # Network Notes
357 CNBC World added

September

Channel # Network Notes
254 American Movie Classics renamed AMC
364 All News Channel removed (due to channel shutdown)

October

Channel # Network Notes
232 Fine Living Network added
606 The Outdoor Channel

2003

March

Channel # Network Notes
285 Discovery Civilization Channel rebranded Discovery Times

April

Channel # Network Notes
602 TV Games Network added
610 CSTV: College Sports Television

May

Channel # Network Notes
339 muchmusic USA renamed Fuse

June

Channel # Network Notes
412 Casa Club TV added

July

Channel # Network Notes
73 ESPN HD added
76 Discovery HD Theater
78 HDNet Movies
199 HDNet moved to 79
243 America's Store added
612 Fuel TV launched

August

Channel # Network Notes
325 The New TNN relaunched Spike TV

November

Channel # Network Notes
212 NFL Network launched
321 World Harvest Television

2004

January

Channel # Network Notes
80 CBS East HD (WCBS-DT New York) added
81 CBS West HD (KCBS-DT Los Angeles)
224 TV Guide Channel
302 Nicktoons
368 The Health Network relaunched FitTV
422 EWTN Latin America replaced with EWTN (US)
455 CCTV-9 added
594 A Taste of Spice
596 Spice Platinum

February

Channel # Network Notes
599 Spice HD added

March

Channel # Network Notes
286 Discovery Home & Leisure renamed Discovery Home
427 TyC Sports added

April

Channel # Network Notes
82 NBC East HD (WNBC-DT New York) added
83 NBC West HD (KNBC-DT Los Angeles)
417 Caracol Internacional
418 Canal 22

May

Channel # Network Notes
354 Tech TV rebranded G4Tech TV

June

Channel # Network Notes
86 ABC East HD (WABC-DT New York) added
87 ABC West HD (KABC-DT Los Angeles)
88 Fox East HD (WNYW-DT New York)
89 Fox West HD (KTTV-DT Los Angeles)
247 TBS Superstation renamed TBS
415 Once TV added

August

Channel # Network Notes
74 Bravo HD+ added
438 HITN

September

Channel # Network Notes
326 Great American Country added
414 WAPA America
421 Ecuavisa Internacional

November

Channel # Network Notes
640 Comcast SportsNet Chicago added
644 Altitude Sports and Entertainment
656 Comcast SportsNet West
2001 Star Plus
2002 Star News International
2003 Star One
2004 Star Vijay
2005 Aastha International

December

Channel # Network Notes
74 Bravo HD+ rebranded Universal HD
358 CNNfn/CNN International removed (due to channel shutdown)
424 Color Visión added
639 Fox Sports Chicago removed

2005

Channel # Network Notes
103 Freeview rebranded The 101 Network
The 101 Network moved to 101

January

Channel # Network Notes
72 ESPN2 HD launched
241 TV One added
287 Discovery Wings renamed Military Channel

February

Channel # Network Notes
354 G4TechTV renamed G4
613 Fox Sports World relaunched Fox Soccer Channel
626 Empire Sports Network removed

March

Channel # Network Notes
520 & 521 Starz! renamed Starz
522 Starz! Theater renamed Starz Edge
523 Black Starz! renamed Starz in Black
529 Westerns renamed Encore Westerns
528 Love Stories renamed Encore Love
529 Westerns renamed Encore Westerns
530 Mystery renamed Encore Mystery
531 True Stories renamed Encore Drama
532 Action renamed Encore Action
533 WAM! America's Kidz Network renamed Encore WAM

April

Channel # Network Notes
626 MASN launched

May

Channel # Network Notes
250 Fox Reality Channel launched

June

Channel # Network Notes
263 Logo launched
429 Sur Peru added

July

Channel # Network Notes
255 PAX renamed "i"
315 TRIO removed
607 Speed Channel renamed Speed
2060 The Filipino Channel added
2062 ABS-CBN News Channel
2063 Cinema One Global
2064 Pinoy Central TV
2065 DWRR
2066 DZMM
2068 GEM TV launched

August

Channel # Network Notes
94 YES Network HD added
366 Newsworld International replaced by Current TV
412 Mexicanal launched

September

Channel # Network Notes
72 ESPN2 HD added
75 TNT HD
295 PBS Kids replaced by PBS Kids Sprout
302 Nicktoons renamed Nicktoons Network

December

Channel # Network Notes
377 PBS You removed
420 Sur Mexico added
802–879 Music Choice replaced with XM Satellite Radio

2006

January

Channel # Network Notes
365 God TV added
377 TCT
409 TV Venezuela
430 Latinoamerica TV

March

Channel # Network Notes
625 SportsNet New York (SNY) launched
657 SportsTime Ohio

May

Channel # Network Notes
293 BabyFirstTV launched
325 Spike TV renamed Spike

June

Channel # Network Notes
308 Sleuth added
330 BET J
378 NRB Network
594 A Taste of Spice replaced with Ten Clips
596 Spice Platinum replaced with TEN
598 Hot Zone replaced with Spice Wild

September

Channel # Network Notes
238 ReelzChannel launched
416 MTV en Español relaunched MTV Tr3s
599 Spice HD removed
603 Outdoor Life Network relaunched Versus

October

Channel # Network Notes
631 Turner South renamed SportSouth

November

Channel # Network Notes
233 GemsTV launched

December

Channel # Network Notes
338 Gospel Music Channel added

2007

January

Channel # Network Notes
255 i: Independent Television relaunched Ion
385 The CW (WNUV-Baltimore) added
418 NTN
422 Cine Estelar
424 NDTV replaced with Cine Nostalgia
426 ESPN Deportes moved to 432
434 Television Dominica added
2064 Pinoy Central TV replaced by Kapamilya Channel

February

Channel # Network Notes
224 TV Guide Channel moved to 237
2067 Myx TV launched

March

Channel # Network Notes
257 Chiller launched
440 V-me

April

Channel # Network Notes
243 America's Store removed (due to channel shutdown)

May

Channel # Network Notes
203 Court TV moved to 246

June

Channel # Network Notes
204 CNN Headline News renamed Headline News
237 TV Guide Channel renamed TV Guide Network
274 Ovation TV added

July

Channel # Network Notes
261 Lifetime Real Women removed
266 The Biography Channel renamed bio
370 ShopNBC moved to 316

August

Channel # Network Notes
217 Tennis Channel added
220 Big Ten Network launched
436 Discovery Kids en Español relaunched Discovery Familia

September

Channel # Network Notes
76 Discovery HD Theater renamed HD Theater
94 YES Network HD moved to 622 (and expanded to full-time)
202 CNN HD added
206 ESPN HD added (still on 73)
209 ESPN2 HD added (still on 72)
212 NFL Network HD added
220 Big Ten Network HD
245 TNT HD added (still on 75)
247 TBS HD added
265 A&E HD
267 Smithsonian Channel HD launched
269 History Channel HD added
278 Discovery Channel HD
280 TLC HD
282 Animal Planet HD
284 Science Channel HD
362 The Weather Channel HD
405 Mega TV
405 Telemundo (East) moved to 406
406 Telemundo (West) moved to 407
407 TVE Internacional moved to 437
509 HBO HD moved to 501
518 Starz Kids & Family HD added
519 Starz Comedy HD
520 Starz (East) HD
521 Starz (West) HD
522 Starz Edge HD
538 Showtime2 HD
540 Showtime (West) HD
543 Showtime (East) HD moved to 537
545 The Movie Channel HD added
604 Golf Channel/Versus HD
623 NESN HD
625 SNY HD
629 Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic HD
640 Comcast SportsNet Chicago HD
2006 MTV India

October

Channel # Network Notes
135-138
145-147
PPV in HD added
215 NHL Network launched SD and HD
229 HGTV HD added
231 Food Network HD
242 USA Network HD
244 SciFi HD
248 FX HD
255 MGM HD
255 Ion moved to 305
273 Bravo HD added
276 National Geographic Channel HD
296 Cartoon Network/Adult Swim HD
332 MHD
355 CNBC HD
359 Fox Business Network launched SD/HD
504 HBO (West) HD added
512 Cinemax (East) HD
514 Cinemax (West) HD
601 NBA TV HD
607 Speed HD
612 Fuel TV HD
620 Fox Sports New England renamed Comcast SportsNet New England
636 Fox Sports Detroit HD added
643 Fox Sports Southwest HD
648-1 Fox Sports Houston HD
652 Fox Sports West HD
653 Prime Ticket HD

November

Channel # Network Notes
175-179 PPV in HD added
266 bio HD
299 Nickelodeon/Nick at Nite (East) HD
325 Spike HD
327 CMT HD
331 MTV HD
335 VH1 HD
422 EWTN moved to 370
620-1 Comcast SportsNet New England HD added
628-1 FSN Pittsburgh HD
630-1 Fox Sports South HD
631-1 SportSouth HD
633-1 Sun Sports HD
634-1 Fox Sports Florida HD
635-1 Fox Sports Florida/Sun Sports Alternate HD
637-1 Fox Sports Ohio HD
638-1 Fox Sports Ohio (Cincinnati) HD
641-1 Fox Sports North HD
642-1 Fox Sports Wisconsin HD
644-1 Altitude HD
645-1 Fox Sports Rocky Mountain HD
646-1 Fox Sports Utah HD
647-1 Fox Sports Midwest HD
649-1 Fox Sports Arizona HD
651-1 Fox Sports Northwest HD
654-1 Fox Sports Bay Area HD

December

Channel # Network Notes
217 Tennis Channel HD added
610 CSTV HD
621 MSG HD
624 Fox Sports New York HD

2008

January

Channel # Network Notes
101, 239, and 334 The 101 Network HD added
246 Court TV relaunched truTV
285 Discovery Times relaunched Investigation Discovery
298 Noggin became a 24-hour channel
The N moved to 303
384 The CW (WNUV-Baltimore) replaced with WDCW-Washington, DC

February

Channel # Network Notes
263 Logo moved to 272

March

Channel # Network Notes
234 Shop at Home Network removed (due to channel shutdown)
241 TV One moved to 328
269 History Channel renamed History
325 Spike moved to 241
368 FitTV moved to 261
376 NASA TV moved to 283
376 CTN added
441 Azteca America
610 CSTV renamed CBS College Sports Network
624 Fox Sports New York renamed MSG Plus
654 Fox Sports Bay Area renamed Comcast SportsNet Bay Area
672 Fox Sports Kansas City launched

April

Channel # Network Notes
207 ESPNews HD added
290 Disney Channel (East) HD
292 Toon Disney HD
321 WHT moved to 367
509 HBO (East) HD removed (still on 501)
543 Showtime (East) HD removed (still on 537)
608 Pursuit Channel added
626-1 MASN HD
657-1 SportsTime Ohio HD

May

Channel # Network Notes
307 Superstation WGN renamed WGN America

June

Channel # Network Notes
286 Discovery Home rebranded Planet Green
442 Azteca Mexico added
613 Fox Soccer Channel moved to 619

July

Channel # Network Notes
301 TV Land moved to 304
595 Playboy TV moved to 591
595 Reality Kings TV added
596 TEN replaced with Juicy
597 The Hot Network replaced with Fresh
598 Spice Wild renamed Spice: Xcess
599 Hustler TV added

August

Channel # Network Notes
128–129
144–158
DirecTV Cinema HD added
220 Big Ten Network moved to 610
281 HD Theater added (still on 76)
286 Planet Green HD added
297 Boomerang moved to 298
298 Noggin moved to 301
306 HDNet added (still on 79)
311 ABC Family HD added
364 The Inspiration Network
438 HITN moved to 449
539 Showtime Showcase HD added
542 Showtime Extreme HD
552 HDNet Movies added (still on 78)
610 CBS College Sports Network moved to 613
614 GOL TV moved to 620
616 the mtn. added
628 Fox Sports Pittsburgh HD expanded to full-time
630 Fox Sports South HD
631 SportSouth HD
632 Sunshine Sports HD
641 Fox Sports North HD
645 Fox Sports Rocky Mountain HD
647 Fox Sports Midwest HD added
649 Fox Sports Arizona HD expanded to full-time
651 Fox Sports Northwest HD

September

Channel # Network Notes
324 America's Aunction Network added
332 MHD rebranded Palladia
656 Comcast SportsNet West renamed Comcast SportsNet California
609 ESPNU moved to 614
612 Fuel TV moved to 618
615 Setanta Sports USA moved to 621
616 Fox Sports en Español moved to 624
620 Comcast SportsNet New England moved to 630
621 MSG moved to 634
622 YES moved to 631
623 NESN moved to 628
624 MSG Plus moved to 635
625 SNY moved to 639
626 MASN moved to 640
628 FSN Pittsburgh moved to 659
629 Comcast SportsNet Mid-Atlantic moved to 642
630 Fox Sports South moved to 646
631 SportSouth moved to 649
632 Sun Sports moved to 653
634 Fox Sports Florida moved to 654
636 Fox Sports Detroit moved to 663
637 Fox Sports Ohio moved to 660
638 Fox Sports Ohio (Cincinnati) moved to 661
639 Fox Sports Houston moved to 678
640 Comcast SportsNet Chicago moved to 665
641 Fox Sports North moved to 668
642 Fox Sports Wisconsin moved to 669
643 Fox Sports Southwest moved to 676
644 Altitude moved to 681
645 Fox Sports Rocky Mountain moved to 683
646 Fox Sports Utah moved to 684
647 Fox Sports Midwest moved to 671
649 Fox Sports Arizona moved to 686
651 Fox Sports Northwest moved to 687
652 Fox Sports West moved to 692
653 Prime Ticket moved to 694
654 Comcast SportsNet Bay Area moved to 696
656 Comcast SportsNet California moved to 698
657 SportsTime Ohio moved to 662
661 Altitude 2 moved to 682
669 Fox Sports Detroit Plus moved to 664
671 MASN 2 moved to 641

October

Channel # Network Notes
275 Crime & Investigation Network HD added
297 Cartoon Network/Adult Swim (West)
360 Fox News Channel HD
407 TVE Internacional moved to 437
443 History en Español added
591 Playboy TV moved to 590
630 Comcast SportsNet New England HD expanded to full-time
644 Fox Sports Tennessee launched
645 Fox Sports Carolinas
679 Fox Sports Oklahoma
2061 GMA Pinoy TV added
2069 GMA Life TV

November

Channel # Network Notes
384 PBS Schedule X renamed PBS Satellite Service
438 Ecuavisa added

December

Channel # Network Notes
204 Headline News renamed HLN
218 Golf Channel HD added
226 Liquidation Channel launched
354 G4 moved to 310
366 Current TV moved to 358
422 Cine Estelar added
603 Versus HD
604 Versus-Golf Channel HD removed
605 Golf Channel moved to 218
802–879 XM Satellite Radio channel moves and changes due to merger with Sirius

2009

January

Channel # Network Notes
144 and 146 DirecTV Cinema HD removed
213 MLB Network launched SD/HD
214 MLB Network Alternate added
249 Comedy Central HD
379 RFD-TV moved to 345
384 PBS Satellite Service moved to 379
385 The CW (East) (WDCW Washington D.C.) moved to 384
385 The CW (West) (XETV-Tijuana) added
605 Sportsman Channel
678 Fox Sports Houston launched

February

Channel # Network Notes
292 Toon Disney replaced by Disney XD

March

Channel # Network Notes
613 CBS College Sports Network became available on Choice Xtra

April

Channel # Network Notes
134 and 145 DirecTV Cinema HD removed
347 Ion (West) added
368 Hope Channel
408 TV Chile moved to 437
415 Once Mexico moved to 447
418 Mexico 22 moved to 446
431 Telefutura moved to 408
629 NESN Plus added SD/HD
640 MASN HD expanded to full-time
662 SportsTime Ohio HD

May

Channel # Network Notes
433 Foot School TV added

June

Channel # Network Notes
138 DirecTV Cinema HD removed
329 BET HD added
366 JLTV

July

Channel # Network Notes
81 CBS (West) (KCBS-TV Los Angeles) HD removed (still on 381)
83 NBC (West) (KNBC-TV Los Angeles) HD removed (still on 383)
87 ABC (West) (KABC-TV Los Angeles) HD removed (still on 387)
89 Fox (West) (KTTV Los Angeles) HD removed (still on 389)
244 SciFi renamed Syfy
275 Crime & Investigation Network HD moved to 289
QVC added
601 NBA TV moved to 216

August

Channel # Network Notes
415 A Toda Musica added

September

Channel # Network Notes
301 Noggin rebranded Nick Jr.
302 Nicktoons Network renamed Nicktoons
303 The N rebranded TeenNick
330 BET J relaunched Centric
603 Versus removed
616-1 the MTN HD added

October

Channel # Network Notes
71 Showtime HD removed (still on 537)
74 Universal HD removed (still on 255)
78 HDNet Movies removed
79 HDNet removed (still on 306)
80 CBS (East) (WCBS-TV New York) HD removed (still on 380)
82 NBC (East) (WNBC-TV New York) HD removed (still on 382)
86 ABC (East) (WABC-TV New York) HD removed (still on 386)
88 Fox (East) (WNYW-TV New York) HD removed (still on 388)
125 and 136–137 DirecTV Cinema HD added
354 Resort & Residence Network launched
681 Altitude HD added

December

Channel # Network Notes
448 TBN Enlace USA added