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July 11, 2018


I don't like the new DirecTV interface either. Probably many subscribers feel the same way. It sucks man but I still manage to find all my favorite FOX news shows ;-)

DirecTV makes a lot of money on package deals and specials. When they expire you had better be on your toes or your bill will suddenly go up a lot. This happened to me and they did lower my bill back to where it was but not until I saw what was happening and complained. Still, I had to pay for a couple of months at the higher rate. No mercy there. I'm sure this happens all the time. Multiply a $100 bill increase by 10's of millions of subscribers and you're talking about real money. Clever business model. Auto bill pay makes DirecTV a ton of money because many people don't keep track of every month's payment, like me.

I don't hold it against them. Buyer beware as usual. You don't have to take the bait.

I agree, Direct TVs new menu sucks. I did find show dates when I scroll down and clicked on “view list” on the first screen. Then the menu lists all the recorded dates under Colbert.

If you have not watched him, Jim Jefferies is sometimes pretty funny, and Samantha Bee (Full Frontal) is almost as consistently as sharply funny as Colbert.

I don't like it either
It is not at all user friendly
Has an enormous amount of bugs
Got a calendar - started marking off how many days before I can cancel

I’ve had DirecTV for YEARS and if I had more options for cable, I’d switch just because of these updates. Not user friendly at all. The list of my shows is so confusing. Shows disappear and is very confusing when trying to select episodes. I really hope they fix this. There was nothing wrong with the old way!

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