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Boy, these content guardians sure are getting brave. First was Friday Night Lights debuting on DirecTV's The 101 weeks before network TV, and now Showtime's United States of Tara is scheduled to be available first via Netflix's Watch Instantly service. The series premiere will be made available on

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January 6, 2009 at 9:21AM
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We won't come close to saying that a dedicated HD channel is reason enough to make the switch to DirecTV, but if you've been teetering, have a look at what you'll be seeing / missing out on this fall. The satcaster has just unveiled its fall lineup for its exclusive The 101 channel, and before we g

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Farm Aid 2008 will be the first to broadcast live (and commercial free) on DirecTV's The 101 (awk-ward, since it's broadcasting from the Comcast Center near Boston). Every bit of the John Mellencamp-tastic classic rock, country and contemporary live music broadcast is coming our way in 5.1 surround

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For DirecTV subscribers worried that The 101 would go to waste by broadcasting content solely in SD, we've excellent news. Just weeks after announcing its first HD series on the channel and boasting that it would be covering the South by Southwest Music Festival in high-def, along comes news that ye

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Just days after DirecTV announced the Supreme Court of Comedy series that would soon be hitting The 101 in HD, the firm has now found yet another way to utilize the exclusive channel to its benefit. About a month from now, DirecTV will enable subscribers to listen in to all three days of the South

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DirecTV users have been spotting HD content on The 101 sporadically for some time now, but it seems that the satcaster is getting official with its plans to launch an original series on the channel in glorious high-definition. Slated to debut on March 3rd at 10:00PM EST / PST, Supreme Court of Comed

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