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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!

Watch Going RV on Great American Country, channel 165

Featured Free Preview

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Great American Country

Channel 165
Thu, 8/2 - Tue, 9/4

Great American Country celebrates American living! Original lifestyle entertainment spans themes of home, family, food, travel, and music.

Current Free Previews

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Cooking Channel

Channel 113
Thu, 8/2 - Tue, 9/4

Cooking Channel is an entertainment brand dedicated to today’s passionate food lover. From the creators of Food Network, it’s for food people, by food people and sparks the conversations that fuel people’s passion for food and cooking, both on TV and online.

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DIY Network

Channel 111
Thu, 8/2 - Tue, 9/4

DIY Network is the go-to destination for wall-breaking, roof-ripping, house-hauling, yard-crashing series. DIY answers the most sought-after questions and offer creative projects for do-it-yourself enthusiasts.

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Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

Channel 187
Thu, 8/2 - Tue, 9/4

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

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BBC America

Channel 135
Thu, 6/28 - Tue, 8/21

BBC America offers a combination of original American scripted series and the best in British entertainment.

Upcoming Free Previews

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Sportsman Channel

Channel 395
Thu, 8/30 - Tue, 10/2

Sportsman Channel is the only network catering exclusively to the 82 million Americans who make hunting, shooting, and fishing a part of their lifestyle.

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Outdoor Channel

Channel 396
Thu, 8/30 - Tue, 10/2

Dedicated to the outdoor lifestyle and conservation, the independent cable network features the biggest celebrities in the outdoor industry and provides a complete spectrum of riveting hunting, fishing, shooting, and adventure entertainment.

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Smithsonian Channel

Channel 397
Thu, 8/30 - Tue, 10/2

Smithsonian Channel is where curiosity lives, inspiration strikes, and wonders never cease. This is the place for awe-inspiring stories, powerful documentaries and amazing entertainment.

Recent Free Previews

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Channel 175
Thu, 7/12 - Tue, 8/14

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Discovery Family

Channel 179
Thu, 7/12 - Tue, 8/14

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Discovery Familia

Channel 853
Thu, 7/12 - Tue, 8/14

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Nick Jr.

Channel 169
Thu, 7/12 - Tue, 8/14

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Channel 170
Thu, 7/12 - Tue, 8/14

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Nick Toons

Channel 178
Thu, 7/12 - Tue, 8/14

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Channel 181
Thu, 7/12 - Tue, 8/14

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Channel 292, 380-382
Thu, 8/9 - Sun, 8/12

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Hallmark Drama

Channel 186
Thu, 6/28 - Tue, 7/31

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Starz Kids and Family

Channel 356
Fri, 7/27 - Mon, 7/30

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Starz Encore Family

Channel 347
Fri, 7/27 - Mon, 7/30

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.