DISH Network Free Programming Preview Schedule for Month of May

Included in DISH Network deals for the month of May arefree programming previews of seven different channels throughout the month. Considering you can’t get much for free anymore these days, DISH Network customers will be able to enjoy the perks of new free programming previews during May that are not available through cable TV or other satellite TV providers. DISH Network subscribers can watch the Cooking Channel and AMC  for free throughout the entire month, while giving families with babies a chance to tune in to Baby TV for a few days in addition to Mother’s Day Free Preview Weekend.

Available now through May 31

  • Cooking Channel - HD Channel 113: The Cooking Channel is a sister network to Food Network, bringing foodies endless hours of dining and entertainment ideas for the home. During the free preview month, you can catch the series premiere of ‘Originals with Emeril’ on Thursday, May 5 at 10:30pm.
  • AMC - HD Channel 130: AMC is home to the award winning drama ‘The Killing,’ which currently airs on Sunday at 9pm. ‘The Killing’ is the only show in history to win Best Drama by a Golden Globe™ Award and Primetime Emmy™ Award for three years in a row

Mother’s Day Free Preview Weekend May 7 – 8

  • Hallmark Channel – HD Channel 185: The perfect channel to enjoy for mother’s day from original movies to endless programming options.
  • Hallmark Movie Channel - HD Channel 187: From classic films to exclusive miniseries, there’s always something to watch and enjoy on this guilty pleasure channel.
  • Lifetime Movie Network – HD Channel 109: The home for made for TV movies and miniseries often captures real-life drama and translates it into a TV film.
  • Style Network- HD Channel 115: Not just for the fashionistas, the Style Network includes original programming for keeping you and your home stylish.

BabyTV free preview May 12- 16

  • BabyTV- Channel 126: BabyTV has no commercials and is specifically designed for babies and toddlers to enjoy and learn from with their families, seeing as the programming was designed by child educational experts.

Below, you’ll find a preview for AMC’s ‘The Killing’ which you can catch on Sunday night at 9pm. To learn more about DISH Network specials or to upgrade your satellite TV programming package, visit authorized DISH Network retailer, DISH Systems online or call 866-989-3474. Will you tune in to any of the channels mentioned during the DISH Network free preview weekend? Which shows are you most looking forward to watching during the free previews?



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For customers receiving Programming Discount for 12 months, a termination fee of $20 for each month remaining will apply if service is terminated during the first 24 months. For customers receiving iPad 2 Offer, a termination fee of $30 for each month remaining will apply if service is terminated during the first 24 months.


Available with qualifying programming packages. Must maintain qualifying programming to receive all credits. After 12-month promotional period, then-current everyday monthly price applies and is subject to change.


First Hopper HD DVR and up to 3 Joey receivers available for one-time $199 Upgrade fee. $199 Upgrade fee waived with subscription to America's Top 120, America's Top 120 Plus, America's Top 200, America's Top 250, America's "Everything" Pak, DishLATINO Plus, DishLATINO Dos, or DishLATINO Max at time of service activation. A second Hopper HD DVR is available for a one-time Upgrade fee: $49 for a Hopper, $99 for a Hopper with Sling. With a second Hopper HD DVR, one additional Joey receiver is available for $99 Upgrade fee. Hopper and Joey receivers require an eligible HD package and cannot be combined with any other receiver models or types. PrimeTime Anytime and AutoHop features must be enabled by customer and are subject to availability. PrimeTime Anytime is not available in all markets. Availability of On Demand titles will be based on your programming subscription. Select DVR recordings cannot be transferred.

Additional Requirements:

Hopper: Monthly fees: Hopper, $12; Joey, $7; Super Joey, $10. With PrimeTime Anytime record ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC plus two additional channels. With addition of Super Joey record a total of four additional channels. Commercial skip feature is available at varying times, starting the day after airing, for select primetime shows on ABC, CBS, NBC and FOX recorded with PrimeTime Anytime. Recording hours vary; 2000 hours based on SD programming. Equipment comparison based on equipment available from major TV providers as of 6/13/14. Watching live and recorded TV anywhere requires an Internet-connected, Sling-enabled DVR and compatible mobile device.


Value is $165; after 3 months then-current everyday prices apply unless you downgrade. Blockbuster @Home requires online DISH account; broadband Internet to stream content. HD-only channels not available with select packages. HBO®, Cinemax® and related channels and service marks are the property of Home Box Office, Inc. SHOWTIME is a registered trademark of Showtime Networks Inc., a CBS Company. STARZ and related channels and service marks are property of Starz Entertainment, LLC.

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