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HBO Programming


All standard HBO programming is available to any Dish subscriber with a Dish 500 aimed at the 119W and 110W orbital positions. Price is $12.99 per month or $143 annually.

UPDATE On 2/1/02 the price is being raised to $13.99 per month or $154 annually
UPDATE On 2/1/06 the price is being raised to $14.99 per month

On November 24, 2011, HBO launched HBO On Demand (HOD). To be eligible, customers are required to have a subscription to HBO and a broadband-connected HD DVR (612, 722/722k). To access HBO On Demand from an HD DVR:
Press DVR on your remote > TV Shows > Browse by Network > HBO

Channel Name EPG Category WA EA
300 Home Box Office (East) HBO-E Movies 119 61.5
301 Home Box Office Plus (East) HBOPE Movies 119 61.5
302 Home Box Office Signature HBOSG Movies 119 61.5
303 Home Box Office (West) HBO-W Movies 119 61.5
304 Home Box Office Plus (West) HBOPW Movies 119 72.7
305 Home Box Office Family HBOFM Movies 119 72.7
307 Home Box Office Comedy HBOCY Comedy/Variety 110 61.5
309 Home Box Office Latino HBOLT Movies 110 61.5

HBO is also running HDTV channels that are free to HBO subscribers (requires HDTV Receiver and TV).

HDTV Programming
Channel Name EPG Category Sat Notes
9456
300HD
Home Box Office HDTV HBO Movies 72.7  
110  
5515 110 AK/HI only
9455
301HD
HBO 2 (East) HBO2 Movies 72.7  
129
9454
302HD
HBO Signature HBOSG Movies 72.7  
129
9478
303HD
HBO (West) HBO-W Movies 72.7  
129
9453
305HD
HBO Family HBOFM Movies 72.7  
129
9451
307HD
HBO Comedy HBOCY Movies 72.7  
129
9452
308HD
HBO Zone HBOZ Movies 72.7  
129
9459
309HD
HBO Latino HBOLT Movies 72.7  
129

Updated 1/30/12. Corrections or suggestions? E-mail the editor