Free Channel Previews

Enjoy month-long channel previews for no additional cost. That’s right, we’re handing you great movies, shows, and events just for being a DISH customer!

Featured Free Preview

HDNet Movies

Channel 130
Thu, 1/30 - Tue, 3/3

HDNet Movies features a wide selection of major studio theatrical releases-all uncut, unedited, and appearing in their original aspect ratio so that viewers get the best possible home theater experience.

Current Free Previews

Animal Planet

Channel 184
Thu, 1/30 - Tue, 3/3

Animal Planet is the only entertainment brand that captures the innate drama and compelling characters of the animal kingdom, from the natural world to domestic pets.

Hallmark Channel

Channel 185
Thu, 1/30 - Tue, 3/3

Hallmark Channel delivers extraordinary original movies and award-winning entertainment you won’t find anywhere else, characterized by cinematic excellence and relevant stories.

Upcoming Free Previews

Discovery en Español

Channel 845
Thu, 2/27 - Tue, 3/31

Discovery en Español offers Spanish-speaking audiences of all ages the best entertainment including nature, science and technology, history, and exploring the world.

Destination America

Channel 194
Thu, 2/27 - Tue, 3/31

Destination America is the leading multi-platform media destination for entertaining, original, insightful and inspiring content related to how humans interact and impact the planet.


Channel 127
Thu, 2/27 - Tue, 3/31

Oxygen is a multiplatform lifestyle brand that delivers relevant and entertaining content to young women, wherever they are.


Channel 122
Thu, 2/27 - Tue, 3/31

Syfy is a television network where "what if" is what's on. Syfy fuels the imagination of viewers with original series and events, blockbuster movies and classic science fiction and fantasy programming.

Travel Channel

Channel 196
Thu, 2/27 - Tue, 3/31

The place to satisfy your urge to experience new things, meet amazing people, and see things you've never seen before.

NBA League Pass

Channel 5000 - 5061; Hopper Channel 470
Fri, 3/18 - Sun, 3/21

Watch all the action! NBA League Pass takes you courtside with games from around the league every week.

Smithsonian Channel

Channel 367
Mon, 3/23 - Wed, 4/29

Whether it’s trailblazing expeditions, cutting-edge science, lively pop culture or history brought vividly to life, SMITHSONIAN CHANNEL™ goes above and beyond to illuminate the extraordinary.

NHL Center Ice

Channels 5330 - 5395; Hopper Channel 475
Thu, 3/26 - Sat, 4/4

keeping up with all the action from around the NHL has never been easier. Don’t miss your chance to make every game a home game.

Recent Free Previews


Channels 318-333
Fri, 2/21 - Mon, 2/24


Channels 350-356
Fri, 2/21 - Mon, 2/24


Channel 340
Fri, 2/21 - Mon, 2/24


Channel 385
Thu, 1/30 - Tue, 2/25


Channel 384
Thu, 1/30 - Tue, 2/25

NBA League Pass

Channel 5000 - 5061; Hopper Channel 470
Fri, 2/21 - Sun, 2/23

Sony Movie Channel

Channel 386
Thu, 1/30 - Tue, 2/11

Investigation Discovery

Channel 192
Thu, 1/2 - Tue, 2/4


Channel 217
Thu, 1/2 - Tue, 2/4


Channel 247
Thu, 1/2 - Tue, 2/4

Ride TV

Channel 248
Thu, 1/2 - Tue, 2/4


Channel 193
Thu, 1/2 - Tue, 2/4

All Free Previews will become available at 5:00pm ET the day before the listed start date and end at 2:00am ET the day after the listed end date.

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