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Wednesday, January 26th, 2022 8:35 PM


My Direct Stream package includes Paramount, yet I cannot get new series 1883. Why? And how do I get it?

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ACE - Expert


766 Messages

2 years ago

1883 is only available on Paramount+.

Do not be confused between:

  • Paramount Network
  • Paramount Streaming App
  • Paramount+ Premium Streaming service

DIRECTV has Paramount Network, a regular old channel, on channel 241.  

The Paramount Streaming App can be downloaded to cell phones, most streaming devices, and possibly some Smart TVs.  If not available for your TV, then you'll need to get a streaming device (e.g. Fire TV Stick, Roku, Chromecast, Apple TV, etc.) and connect it to an HDMI port on your TV and download the Paramount Streaming App to that so you can run that app.  There is a little free to watch content on the Paramount App.

Paramount+ is a premium streaming service that you have to pay an additional monthly fee for.  As far as I know, no TV provider (such as DIRECTV, Dish, Xfinity, etc.) includes Paramount+ in any of its package deals.  If you pay for it, then you can watch Paramount+ content in the App.


ACE - Expert


4.9K Messages

2 years ago

I believe that is broadcast on Paramount+ not the regular Paramount Network. Paramount+ is a separate paid subscription service not associated with DirecTV Stream.


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