Dish Free Preview Channels – August/September

by TVBlogEditor

Posted on August 15, 2012

Check out what’s FREE this month on Dish Network. MGM HD Thursday, Aug 2nd - Tuesday, Aug 28th Channel 385 MGM HD is a 24/7 movie network, featuring blockbuster hits, cherished favorites, modern masterpieces and studio exclusive extras from the legendary MGM Collection in true 1080i HD. Included In: Blockbuster @Home Sony Movie Channel Thursday, July 26th - Tuesday, Aug 21st Channel 386 (HD Only) Sony Movie Channel is the first U.S. multi-platform television network from Sony Pictures Entertainment created specifically for the Hollywood movie fan, offering uncut and uncensored movies in stunning high definition. Programming is selected from more than 3,500 Sony Pictures films, which collectively have received 184 Academy Awards including 12 for Best Picture. Included In: Blockbuster @Home EPIX Movie Package Thursday, Aug 9th - Tuesday, Aug 21st Channels 292, 380-382 Watch the latest blockbusters plus exclusive comedy, concert, and sporting events. EPIX, EPIX 2, EPIX 3 and EPIX Drive-In give you more choices to watch the latest blockbuster movies and your all-time favorite Hollywood hits! Included In: The EPIX Package Cinemax Friday, Aug 17th - Monday, Aug 20th Channels 310-314 Just like its name, Cinemax gives you cinema to the max. With 5 channels of unique programming, including 4 channels in high-definition, Cinemax offers the best variety of top movies with first-run theatrical premieres, new-to-Cinemax movies, top box office releases and movie favorites. Cinemax: The Ultimate Movie Experience. Included In: The Cinemax Package Palladia Thursday, Aug 16th - Tuesday, Sep 11th Channel 369 Welcome to Palladia: a state of the art, high-definition channel showcasing the best in music from today's biggest artists. Palladia is your all-access pass to the hottest events from MTV, VH1 and CMT: MTV Video Music Awards, VH1 Divas and the CMT Music Awards, as well as iconic music series like Unplugged, VH1 Storytellers and CMT Crossroads. Palladia: The music starts here. The experience never stops. Included In: BB @Home Animal Planet Thursday, Aug 16th - Tuesday, Sep 11th Channel 184 Animal Planet is the world's only entertainment brand that immerses viewers in the full range of life in the animal kingdom with rich, deep content via multiple platforms and offers animal lovers and pet owners access to a centralized online, television and mobile community for immersive, engaging, high-quality entertainment, information and enrichment. Included In: America's Top 200 and Higher Ovation Thursday, Aug 6th - Tuesday, Sep 11th Channel 291 Ovation is the only multi-platform network celebrating art, artists and all forms of artistic story-telling. Its programming tells the stories of artists, their work, and the powerful impact art has on each of us. Ovation programming is a one-of-a-kind mix of original and selectively curated series, films, documentaries and specials. Included In: America's Top 200 and Higher GSN Thursday, Aug 16th - Tuesday, Sep 11th Channel 116 GSN is the only TV network devoted exclusively to GAMES, including a broad array of genres, casino games, reality/game show hybrids, physical games, documentaries, as well as its very popular game shows. Included In: America's Top 200 and Higher, Heartland Package Rural TV Thursday, Aug 16th - Tuesday, Sep 11th Channel 232 RURAL TV features live news with daily market coverage with a focus on the business and policy issues of rural America. RURAL TV's programs include expanded livestock auctions, equine enthusiast blocks, country music and entertainment shows, rural event coverage and expanded international programming. Included In: America's Top 250 and Higher, Heartland Package Tennis Channel Monday, Aug 27th - Sunday, Sep 9th Channel 400 Tennis Channel is the only 24-hour, television-based multimedia destination dedicated to the professional sport and passionate lifestyle of tennis. A hybrid of comprehensive sports, health, fitness, pop culture, entertainment, lifestyle and travel programming, the network houses every aspect of the wide-ranging, worldwide tennis community. The Tennis Channel has telecast rights to the US Open, Wimbledon, Roland Garros (French Open), Australian Open, and more. Included In: America's Top 250 and Higher Universal Sports Wednesday, Aug 15th - Tuesday, Aug 28th Channel 402 Universal Sports is the premier media destination for Olympic, endurance and adventure sports programming. Major domestic and international championship and Olympic qualifying events found on Universal Sports include track and field, skiing, swimming, gymnastics, cycling, volleyball, marathons, triathlons and rugby. Included In: Multi-Sport