Channel Lineup Notifications for Your Area

Channel Lineup Notifications for Your Area

Channel Negotiation Notification:

TDS is currently negotiating with NFL Network to continue broadcasting the following channels:

  • NFL Network on channel 220 and channel 720/HD
  • NFL RedZone on channel 267 and channel 521/HD

If an agreement isn’t reached, these channels may go dark/be removed from the TDS TV/TDS TV+ lineup on 7-31-20.

Free Channel Preview:

Watch Starz® FREE for seven days and see what you’ve been missing. From Monday, June 15th through Sunday, June 21st, you can enjoy the new series Hightown, summer movies such as Once Upon a Time…in Hollywood, Spider-Man Far From Home, Zombieland Double Tap, and A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood plus more. Check your guide for channel numbers.  Like what you see? Call 1-855-301-7470 to order!

Free Channel Preview:

With everyone spending more time at home, we’ve been working with our programmers to get you some free previews!  If you don’t already have these channels as part of your programming package, you do now—but only for a limited time:


End Date



Outdoor/Sportsman/World Fishing


Hallmark/Hallmark Movies & Mysteries/Hallmark Drama


Game Show Network (GSN)




Fox News


Oxygen/Universal Kids/Universo/CNBC/MSNBC




Cooking Channel/Travel/DIY/GAC/Science/American Heroes Channel/Destination America/Discovery Family Channel/Discovery Life Channel/OWN/Discovery en Espanol/Discovery Familia


Nick Jr


Disney XD, Disney Jr., FXM and Nat Geo Wild


BBC World News, BBC America, AMC, IFC, Sundance and/or WeTV


The Weather Channel


NFL Redzone




** only in Alamogordo, Cortez, Estes Park, Fort Carson, Mesquite, Ruidoso, St George, Truth or Consequences

If you are having issues viewing the content on any of the channels listed below, please reset your set top box by pressing and holding the power button on the device for 8-10 seconds.

Please note that not all free preview channels are available in all locations.

Don’t forget to the check this page often. If more free previews become available, we will update this page.

** For more information on the free preview of Showtime, visit our blog here: 

 For more information on the other free previews, visit our blog here:

Programming Package Notification:

On January 15, CBS Sports Network will move from the Digital Family Tier to the Expanded package lineup. Check your channel guide for channel numbers in your area.

What happens if broadcast fee and negotiations fail?

Sometimes during negotiations, broadcast retransmission negotiations, local cable providers can’t come to an agreement with corporate broadcasters and/or networks. This happens when the broadcasters and/or networks are looking to maximize their income by asking for increased rates from local cable providers. 

When disputes occur, popular networks or local channels are taken off the air to negotiate deals in their favor. In other words: channel blackouts. Channel blackouts can happen anywhere with any provider.

Rest assured, TDS does everything in its power to negotiate fair deals for our customers. We work hard to make content agreements that are in the best interest of your pocketbook, while also delivering you a great product.

For more information about broadcast negotiations and broadcast retransmission fees and, visit or