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What Channel is TBS on DIRECTV?


Almost everyone wishes for some ‘me’ time after a tiring day. But the lack of channel selection makes it tough at times. However, if you subscribe to DIRECTV, you won’t have to face this issue. You can look up for AT&T plans and pick the one that best suits your needs. For the majority, the selection of plans depends on the channels offered. But some people worry about the price of a plan too. However, if you want to opt for a complete entertainment package, you should go for a plan that offers TBS on DIRECTV.

Here’s what the channel offers.

TBS on DIRECTV- Tune in for Some Fun

TBS is an American subscription television network. The channel airs a variety of programs with the main focus on comedy. Apart from that, the channel also aims at providing the audience with something to watch related to sports as well. Therefore, TBS on DIRECTV airs sports events as well. This includes Major League Baseball and NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.

Not only this, but the channel also features other (not so funny) shows as well. Hence, making it a one-stop channel that will cater to all your entertainment needs.

Digging a bit deeper into the channel’s history, TBS once used to air music videos as well. That was a part of the two three-hour long blocks on weekends. This idea garnered positive reviews and was successful enough that the network dedicates a separate channel to music.

Now coming to what the channel has to offer in the present. If you opt for TBS or TBS West on DIRECTV, you will get to watch a mix of original sitcoms as well as reruns of many. Some of the prominent shows that you can currently relish watching on TBS include:

  • The Guest Book
  • Wrecked
  • Friends
  • Family Guy

If you subscribe to the Turner International network, you will not only get access to TBS but also TNT and truTV.

Apart from that, you will get an option to tune into the West version of the TBS channel. In case, you are wondering, the following table tells about the exact channel numbers that you can find TBS on.

Channel Name Channel Number
TBS on Directv 247

TBS West on DIRECTV- Same with Few Additions

In case you think that there is something different that this channel has to offer. You are wrong. It is just the westside version that the people residing there can access. Otherwise, TBS West on DIRECTV has nothing different to offer.

However, you should not think that TBS and all the channels that the Turner International Network offer are what DIRECTV has to offer. You can get access to other fun channels like VH1 on DIRECTV as well.

It all depends on the plans that you select. So, to make it easy for you to make an informed choice, here are all the plans that you can choose from.

DIRECTV Packages- Which One is Best For Me?

Before you delve into the packages that the company has to offer, know that every package has some premium channels to offer like BET, HBO. So, you have to make a choice, keeping in mind the premium channels or the variety of channels that you want access to. The prices vary accordingly.

So, the packages that DIRECTV currently offers are:

  • Select
  • Entertainment
  • Choice
  • Xtra
  • Ultimate
  • Premier

The best part is that you get access to premium channels for the first three months irrespective of the package that you select. Not only this, but all the packages include channels that give you a variety of genres to enjoy like sports, news, and movies through channels like CNN and Starz.

What More Comes with DIRECTV Packages?

Apart from getting access to an amazing channel lineup, you will also get a Genie HD DVR as a part of all the packages. You will also get access to the DIRECTV app that you can enjoy watching shows on even when on the go.

The ideal situation would be to get a DIRECTV and Internet package. It will cater to all your needs. You will also get access to channels like Freeform on the app. This will allow you to have unlimited entertainment wherever you are.

However, in case you think that you are facing an issue, you can contact the AT&T Customer service number. The well informed and courteous reps will guide you. They will help you solve any and all queries that you have. You can even discuss your channel needs and they will help you select the package accordingly. That is, in case, you do not want to visit the website.


Channel numbers rely on your area and bundle. These numbers were taken from the official site and keep going looked into on 23rd Jan-2019.

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