[mythtv-users] Time Warner channel lineup change

Larry Finger Larry.Finger at lwfinger.net
Fri Apr 15 03:07:25 UTC 2011

On 04/14/2011 08:09 PM, Greg wrote:
> On 04/14/2011 03:59 PM, Don B wrote:
>> Time Warner in our area is going to 'improve' our channel lineup by
>> doing a wholesale revamp/reassignment of channels. Right now we have
>> 2-80=analog, 95-199=HD, 205-370=SD, 400-899 Pay for (HBO, Skinamax, etc)
>> and 900+ music. After April 19, 2-60=analog, 100-999 for SD, 1000+ for
>> HD, not sure where the Pay channels are going to go, 2000+ I think.
>> I have two pvr150 for analog, an HDHR for clear HD and an HDPVR to a Set
>> top box from them for encrypted (all HD that is non-local and all SD and
>> pay for).
>> Right now, channels have been added in a hodgepoge way by TW and with
>> realignment comming. Most of the analog channels will stay where they
>> are (number wise) but the clear local content, SD, HD and Pay channels
>> are moving to some other channel number.
>> 1) Am I looking at a long drawn out process of rescanning numbers, or
>> will I just need to go to Schedule Direct, choose the channels I want
>> based on the new alignment and rescan for the PVR150 and HDPVR?
>> 2) I am guessing for the clear local content, TW will change frequencies
>> (to change channel numbers) and that will take some effort to rescan?
>> (as in a couple threads I have followed on the list)
>> 3) Will I have to reschedule all my recordings or will they 'auto
>> adjust' to the new channels?
>> Thanks for any help
>> Don
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> I didn't hear TW was relining channels..I am in Northern NY..What's your
> general area, if you don't mind.

TW is likely doing these changes everywhere. In Kansas City, the changes took 
effect on April 12.

I only use SD with analog input. There are some analog channels that moved such 
that an STB is required, but nothing that I need. The STB would have been free 
for one year.


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