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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 Aerial America on Smithsonian Channel, channel 367

Featured Free Preview

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Smithsonian Channel

Channel 367
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.

Current 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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Channel 188
Thu, 8/30 - Tue, 10/2

UP is America’s favorite television network for uplifting entertainment, featuring original world premiere movies, reality and dramatic series, music and comedies.

Upcoming Free Previews

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DIY Network

Channel 111
Thu, 10/4 - Tue, 11/6

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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Channel 116
Thu, 10/4 - Tue, 11/6

Game Show Network is the only TV network devoted exclusively to games! GSN includes a broad array of genres, casino games, reality/game-show hybrids, physical games, documentaries, and gets you ready for family game night!

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Hallmark Channel

Channel 185
Thu, 10/4 - Tue, 11/6

Hallmark Channel celebrates life’s special occasions, every day! With original series and seasonal programming events, plus the biggest holiday celebration on television, Countdown to Christmas, Hallmark Channel is the nation’s leading network in providing quality family programming.

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Discovery En Español

Channel 845
Thu, 10/4 - Tue, 11/6

Discovery en Español offers Spanish-speaking audience of all ages the best entertainment including nature, science and technology, history, and exploring the world. This channel is dedicated to educate, inform and entertain viewers with programming designed to help them satisfy their natural curiosity.

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HDNet Movies

Channel 130
Thu, 10/18 - Tue, 11/1

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.

Recent Free Previews

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NFL RedZone

Channel 155
Sun, 9/23

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The Weather Channel

Channel 214
Thu, 9/13 - Fri, 9/21

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Pac-12 Network

Channel 409; 406
Thu, 8/30 - Mon, 9/17

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Channels 318-323, 327-328, 333
Fri, 8/31 - Mon, 9/3

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Great American Country

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

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Cooking Channel

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

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DIY Network

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

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Hallmark Movies & Mysteries

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

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.