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    Directv - Free Showtime next weekend

    "The SHOWTIME® All-Access Free Trial DIRECTV and SHOWTIME bring you 9 channels of the latest movies
    and hottest new TV shows—all FREE and all weekend long! Offer is
    valid from 3/25 to 3/28. Don't miss it!"

    Tune in to channels 537-549.



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    Re: Directv - Free Showtime this weekend

    That would be 2 weekends from this weekend.



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    Re: Directv - Free Showtime next weekend

    During this time if I dvr something through "on demand" will it still play once the free weekend goes away? I would think it would have to.



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    Re: Directv - Free Showtime next weekend

    2 weeks from now...

    Oops...right



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    Re: Directv - Free Showtime next weekend

    I don't pay for showtime but I'm getting it right now. All 8 or 9 channels are on.



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    Re: Directv - Free Showtime next weekend

    Quote Originally Posted by Celeron View Post
    I don't pay for showtime but I'm getting it right now. All 8 or 9 channels are on.
    you might not have wanted to say that out loud


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    Re: Directv - Free Showtime next weekend

    Quote Originally Posted by dmclone View Post
    During this time if I dvr something through "on demand" will it still play once the free weekend goes away? I would think it would have to.
    From my experience, no. I DVR'ed a movie and never got around to watching it until months later, well after I had canceled all of my movie channels. Got an error message stating something along the lines of not having permission to view the recording.

    If you're wanting to record something for later viewing, I'd break out either the VHS or DVD-R for the weekend...


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    Re: Directv - Free Showtime next weekend

    There's pretty much nothing worth watching on though so I wouldn't be sad if it went away. I suppose their waiting to put the good movies on during the real preview.



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    Re: Directv - Free Showtime next weekend

    Dang...why couldnt they wait until Weeds starts back up so I could catch that!


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    Re: Directv - Free Showtime next weekend

    Mediacom has the same thing for the same dates also.



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    Re: Directv - Free Showtime next weekend

    Showtime sucks....I would never pay for it.



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    Re: Directv - Free Showtime next weekend

    Quote Originally Posted by jdoggivjc View Post
    From my experience, no. I DVR'ed a movie and never got around to watching it until months later, well after I had canceled all of my movie channels. Got an error message stating something along the lines of not having permission to view the recording.

    If you're wanting to record something for later viewing, I'd break out either the VHS or DVD-R for the weekend...
    The last time DirecTV did this, I recorded a bunch of movies. I never had a problem watching any of them after the free-movie weekend ended. I guess we'll find out in 2 weeks.



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    Re: Directv - Free Showtime next weekend

    Quote Originally Posted by UNIClone View Post
    Showtime sucks....I would never pay for it.
    It's like what they give everyone for free for signing up. It sucked. Then again, when I had it it didn't have Weeds or Dexter. As a whole I find all of the premium channels to be a big waste of money. HBO, Starz, Cinemax and Showtime all play the same tired movies most of the time and sprinkle in a "cutting edge" series once in a while...



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    Re: Directv - Free Showtime next weekend

    Hope they play the Dexter finale. I had Showtime free for 3 months and it cut off the week before the finale. I know the wife dies, but it would be nice to see it happen!


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