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Posted: 4:16 p.m. Tuesday, April 22, 2014

Got Time Warner Cable? New channel lineup starts Wednesday 

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By Gary Dinges

Central Texas Time Warner Cable customers might have to do a little searching to find their favorite channels Wednesday morning.

The area’s largest cable provider is reorganizing its lineup, assigning new channel numbers to many popular cable networks in an effort to group its offerings by theme.

Channels 1-99 will remain the same, however.

For digital subscribers, entertainment networks such as A&E and USA, for instance, will now be found in the 100s.

Other categories include:

  • Life and style networks (HGTV, TLC) start at Channel 160;
  • News and information networks (Time Warner Cable News, CNN, Fox News Channel) start at Channel 200;
  • Kids and teens networks (Disney, Nickelodeon) start at Channel 250;
  • Music networks (CMT, Fuse) start at Channel 285;
  • Sports networks (ESPN, Longhorn Network, Golf Channel) start at Channel 300;
  • Inspirational networks (EWTN, TBN) start at Channel 460;
  • Home-shopping networks (QVC, HSN) start at Channel 480;
  • Movies On Demand start at Channel 500;
  • Premium networks (HBO, Cinemax, Showtime) start at Channel 510;
  • Movie networks (Encore, IFC, LMN) start at Channel 600;
  • Pay-per-view starts at Channel 651;
  • 3D networks start at Channel 671;
  • Sports packages (MLB Extra Innings, NHL Center Ice) start at Channel 700;
  • Latino networks (Telemundo, Estrella, Galavision) start at Channel 800;
  • On-demand offerings start at Channel 1000;
  • Broadcast and multicast stations (KVUE, KEYE, KLRU) start on Channel 1200;
  • International networks (ITV Gold, Set Asia) start on Channel 1400;
  • Adult entertainment networks (Playboy, Hustler TV) start on Channel 1800; and
  • Music Choice radio stations (Hit List, Kidz Only) start on Channel 1900.

To see the full lineup, click here.

Gary Dinges

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