Watch Your Favorite Movies and Shows Instantly with DIRECTV On Demand

Looking for a particular movie or television show you want to watch instantly on DIRECTV? As a DIRECTV customer, you can with DIRECTV On Demand—the latest in DIRECTV On Demand. Featuring instant video-streaming content that gives new and existing customers an exciting new supplementary service, DIRECTV On Demand delivers all the newest releases and classic titles on DVD faster and instantly to your home in HD quality.

DIRECTV On Demand lets users record all their favorite television shows and movies and watch them instantly from their HD DVR. With DIRECTV On Demand, subscribers have access to over 400 new releases* with new titles added every week. DIRECTV On Demand also features a collection of over 6,000 shows and movies at no extra cost. No other video-streaming service brings you movies faster than DIRECTV On Demand; not Netflix, not Redbox.

All titles in DIRECTV On Demand are shown in high definition quality with a select number of titles available in full 1080p. If your HDTV supports 1080p, you can watch these select titles in the highest possible resolution (the same detailed quality as Blu-ray).

*New releases require additional fees between $3.99 and $5.99 per title.

Get instant access to thousands more entertainment titles when you connect your DIRECTV HD DVR receiver to the Internet at no extra charge!
Here are just a few of the additional DIRECTV On Demand entertainment you receive when you connect your HD DVR to the Internet:

  • Thousands of movies from classic hits to the the latest box office blockbusters from premium movie channels such as HBO®, Cinemax®, Starz®, and SHOWTIME®
  • Hit movies (many available nearly a month before Netflix) and television programs from DIRECTV CINEMA™
  • Entire seasons of popular television shows from HBO®, Cinemax®, Starz®, and SHOWTIME®
  • Early premieres of select TV programs up to 30 days before their regular TV broadcast

How Do I Get Access to DIRECTV On Demand?

Access to all DIRECTV On Demand content requires an HD DVR (HR20, HR21 or later), broadband internet with speeds of 750 kbps or higher, and a home network router with an available Ethernet port. For new customers selecting Whole-Home DVR service or current customers adding Whole-Home DVR service, professional installation by DIRECTV will install the connection kit along with your Whole-Home service.

New Customers:

- Select the HD DVR receiver when ordering any package (An HD DVR receiver upgrade is FREE with the CHOICE XTRA™ package and above).
- Selecting the Whole-Home DVR Service requires DIRECTV’s FREE professional installation of the DIRECTV CINEMA™ Connection Kit in your home.
- For customers not using the Whole-Home DVR service can simply connect an Ethernet cable from their HD DVR receiver to their home network router and reset the HD DVR.

Existing Customers:

- Must have an HD DVR (HR20, HR21 or later)
- For customers not using the Whole-Home DVR service can simply connect an Ethernet cable from their HD DVR receiver to their home network router and reset the HD DVR.