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

American Heroes Channel

American Heroes Channel

Channel 195
Thu, 10/31 - Tue, 12/3

From high-tech hardware to the latest in aviation combat, space and technological breakthroughs, see real stories of adventure, heroism, and powerful turning points in history.

Current Free Previews

Hallmark Movies and Mysteries logo

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

Channel 187
Thu, 10/31 - Sun, 11/24

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries’ intriguing programming captures and captivates in the rich tradition of the Hallmark legacy, with suspenseful stories, immersive plotlines, and signature mysteries.

Cooking Channel

Cooking Channel

Channel 113
Thu, 10/31 - Tue, 12/3

Cooking Channel is a network dedicated to viewers hungry for more food and cooking. Expert, engaging chefs explore cooking in every dimension – from trends to techniques – bringing international flavors to the table, offering tantalizing new cooking ideas.

DIY Network

DIY Network

Channel 111
Thu, 10/31 - Tue, 12/3

DIY Network is the go-to destination for rip-up, knock-out home improvement television. DIY answers the most sought-after questions and offer creative projects for do-it-yourself enthusiasts.



Channel 247
Thu, 10/31 - Tue, 12/3

MeTV brings you classic television with a wide variety of great, timeless content presented in a manner respectful of the programming and its passionate audience.

Science Channel

The Science Channel

Channel 193
Thu, 10/31 - Tue, 12/3

Devoted to the wonders of science, The Science Channel explores life's greatest mysteries and smallest wonders.

Upcoming Free Previews

Discovery Family logo

Discovery Family

Channel 179
Thu, 11/28 - Tue, 12/31

Discovery Family Channel is a bold entertainment destination that brings the entire family together to share a sense of wonder, amazement and fun about the world and our universe.

Hallmark logo

Hallmark Channel

Channel 185
Thu, 11/28 - Tue, 12/31

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

Great American Country logo

Great American Country

Channel 165
Thu, 11/28 - Tue, 12/31

Great American Country plays back-to-back country videos 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including one-on-one artist interviews.

Showtime logo


Channels 318-323, 327-330, 333
Thu, 11/28 - Sun, 12/1

SHOWTIME brings you acclaimed original series like Shameless and Ray Donovan, hard-hitting boxing, and award-winning movies.

Recent Free Previews

Discovery Familia logo

Discovery Familia

Channel 846
Thu, 9/26 - Tue, 10/29

Food Network logo

Food Network

Channel 110
Thu, 9/26 - Tue, 10/29

Hallmark Drama logo

Hallmark Drama

Channel 186
Thu, 9/26 - Tue, 10/29

Travel Channel logo

Travel Channel

Channel 196
Thu, 9/26 - Tue, 10/29

Game Show Network logo

Game Show Network

Channel 116
Thu, 9/26 - Tue, 10/29

MLB Network logo

MLB Network

Channel 152
Tue, 10/1 - Fri, 10/11

Sundance TV logo

Sundance TV

Channel 126
Mon, 7/22 - Sat, 10/5

Smithsonian Channel logo

Smithsonian Channel

Channel 367
Mon, 7/22 - Tue, 10/1

Cooking Channel logo

Cooking Channel

Channel 113
Mon, 8/29 - Tue, 10/1

Sportsman Channel  logo

Sportsman Channel

Channel 395
Mon, 8/29 - Tue, 10/1

EPIX logo


Channels 292, 380-382
Thu, 9/26 - Sun, 9/29

NFL RedZone logo

NFL RedZone

Channel 155
Thu, 9/5 - Sun, 9/15

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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