- edited 11-30-2016 7:26 AM
So far, I haven't seen a single channel that offers a replay of recently aired programs. Other streaming services offer a 3 day replay feature of channels such as lifetime, LMN, A&E, etc. Just wondering if there is any way to do that on Directvnow?
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- edited 11-30-2016 9:32 PM
I am hoping that since today was the actual first day of the service, maybe the DirecTV Now programming vaults started today storing recordings of the shows as they air. If that's the case, then there should be more and more of the 72 hour type rewind episodes showing up as available for viewing over the next 3 days. Likewise, I hope that tomorrow the on-demand copies of today's ABC, NBC, Fox primetime broadcasts show up somewhere on DirecTV Now. (Variety had reported this morning, "According to AT&T, where it does not offer local broadcast channels, it provides day-after-air primetime shows on-demand." Other news articles reported that same information coming from AT&T and its Executives.)
12-01-2016 11:50 AM
Take a look today. It's still the same...many networks have no VOD content, ones that do are over a month old, the 72 hour flashback is empty for most networks where they list it as supported on their FAQ, those that do have some 72 hour flackback content available is only 1 or 2 specific programs - not all programs that have aired on that network in the last 72 hours (or even last 24 hours if we use 11/30 as the start date).
What AT&T/DTV NOW claims works or is/will be available is purely false. And the fact it has just launched is no excuse. Anyone who works with products and services knows to launch prematurely and over-promise/under-deliver is simply a very bad move. Better to delay launch and do it right, deliver what you promise, than launch earlier and deliver a sub-par product/service that upsets your customer base. This was an utterly poor decision. First impressions important, and this launch is an epic fail. If you're not going to have something, don't say you will. Especially after customers are already using the live service and we KNOW things aren't there, yet they're completely dodging the obvious and not addressing the issues. What's worse than a premature launch and under-delivering? Not owning up to it and lack of communication to your new customers. SMH
12-17-2016 12:34 AM
Please read the fine print. The 72 hour reply only works on select channels and select show. The keyword is select here which means a few but not all.
12-17-2016 3:36 AM
- edited 02-04-2017 10:36 AM
@Gunther_VA , I see your post is dated today, 2/4/2017. FYI, unfortunately for serveral days DirecTV Now has had the following statement in their Help Center page at https://help.directvnow.com/hc/en-us/articles/213360526-How-do-I-use-the-72-Hour-Rewind-feature-on-D... : "Note: The 72-Hour Rewind feature is temporarily unavailable."
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