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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 (ch. 367)

Featured Free Preview

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Smithsonian Channel

Channel 367
Thu, 3/28 - Tue, 4/30

Smithsonian Channel lights up television with awe-inspiring stories, powerful documentaries and amazing entertainment. 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.

Current Free Previews

Cooking Channel logo

Cooking Channel

Channel 113
Thu, 3/28 - Tue, 4/30

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

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Destination America

Channel 194
Thu, 3/28 - Tue, 4/30

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.

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Hallmark Drama

Channel 186
Thu, 3/28 - Tue, 4/30

Hallmark Drama evokes the legacy and dramatic story telling inspired by Hallmark Channel's library of original movies and series 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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Outdoor Channel

Channel 396
Thu, 3/28 - Tue, 4/30

Dedicated to the outdoor lifestyle and conservation, Outdoor Channel 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, 3/28 - Tue, 4/30

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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Sundance TV

Channel 126
Mon, 4/29 - Sun, 6/19

SundanceTV is making and celebrating television as distinctive as the best independent films. Working with today’s most remarkable talent, SundanceTV is attracting viewer and critical acclaim for its original scripted and unscripted series.

Recent Free Previews

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DIY Network

Channel 111
Thu, 3/7 - Tue, 4/2

American Heroes Channel logo

American Heroes Channel

Channel 195
Thu, 3/7 - Tue, 4/2

Hallmark Channel logo

Hallmark Channel

Channel 185
Thu, 3/7 - Tue, 4/2

Viceland logo


Channel 121
Thu, 3/7 - Tue, 4/2

HDNet Movies logo


Channel 130
Thu, 10/18 - Sun, 3/31

Dog TV logo


Channel 285
Thu, 3/21 - Wed, 3/27

NBA TV logo


Channel 156
Thu, 3/14 - Fri, 3/15

NBA League Pass logo

NBA League Pass

Channels 5000-5061, Hopper icon 470
Thu, 3/14 - Fri, 3/15

Comedy Central logo

Comedy Central

Channel 107
Fri, 2/1 - Thu, 2/28

Fox Movie Channel logo

FOX Movie Channel

Channel 384
Fri, 2/1 - Thu, 2/28

MGM HD logo


Channel 385
Fri, 2/1 - Thu, 2/28

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Animal Planet

Channel 184
Fri, 2/1 - Thu, 2/28

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.