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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!

Featured Free Preview

Sundance TV logo


Channel 126
Thu, 8/31 - Tue, 10/17

Since its launch in 1996, SundanceTV has remained true to founder Robert Redford’s mission to celebrate creativity and distinctive storytelling through unique voices and narratives found in the best independent films. From delivering critically acclaimed Emmy®, Golden Globe® and Peabody Award-winning television featuring some of the world's most talented creators and performers, to showcasing some of the most compelling and iconic films across genres and generations, SundanceTV is a smart and thought-provoking entertainment destination.

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Centric logo


Channel 251
Thu, 8/31 - Tue, 10/3

Centric is the only multi-platform lifestyle brand that boldly celebrates the diverse and beautiful world of black women.

Crime and Investigation logo

Crime and Investigation

Channel 249
Thu, 8/31 - Tue, 10/3

Crime and Investigation investigates the darker corners of human life. It offers viewers stories of real life crime that are the inspiration behind their favorite TV dramas – and often more incredible. CI’s programming opens the door to real crime labs, police archives, and courtrooms, allowing viewers to join detectives as they examine evidence and piece together clues.

Outdoor Channel logo

Outdoor Channel

Channel 396
Thu, 8/31 - Tue, 10/3

Taking viewers across America and around the world on unparalleled adventures since 1993, Outdoor Channel is America’s leader in outdoor TV. Dedicated to the outdoor lifestyle and conservation, the independent cable network is a division of Outdoor Sportsman Group and provides a complete spectrum of riveting hunting, fishing, shooting and adventure entertainment.

The Blaze logo


Channel 212
Thu, 8/31 - Tue, 10/3

TheBlaze is the network that delivers thought-provoking news and entertainment to impassioned people who want to impact change.

Discovery Familia logo

Discovery Familia

Channel 853
Thu, 8/31 - Tue, 10/3

Discovery Familia is the only Spanish-language network dedicated to Hispanic women and the things that matter in their lives. During the day, the channel provides entertaining, curriculum-based programming for kids 2-6. In the evening, programming is dedicated to women, focusing on topics such as home décor, food, health, beauty and parenting.

WAPA America logo

WAPA America

Channel 826
Fri, 9/22 - Wed, 10/18

Do you have relatives in Puerto Rico? As part of DISH’s hurricane response to keep families informed, WAPA America, Puerto Rico’s Number 1 station, will be offered in free preview until October 18th. Find the latest news, weather, sports, and entertainment from Puerto Rico.

Previous Free Previews

Pac-12 Network logo

Pac-12 Network

Channel 409, Hopper icon 406
Sat, 8/26 - Sun, 9/17

Hallmark Movies and Mysteries logo

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

Channel 187
Thu, 8/3 - Tue, 8/29

BBC America logo

BBC America

Channel 135
Thu, 7/20 - Tue, 8/29

UP logo


Channel 188
Thu, 8/3 - Tue, 8/29

DIY logo


Channel 111
Thu, 8/3 - Tue, 8/29

Cooking Channel logo

Cooking Channel

Channel 113
Thu, 8/3 - Tue, 8/29

Game Show Network logo


Channel 116
Thu, 8/3 - Tue, 8/29