UPCOMING CHANNEL CHANGES

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NBCSN (channel 39; 697) provided notice that they will cease operations on 12/31/2021. Sports events including NASCAR, Premier League, Tour de France and more will now be aired on USA (channel 28; 693).

Fusion (channel 141; 741) provided notice that they will cease operations on 12/31/2021.

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  • As part of our continued transition to Yukon TV, the channels listed below will only be available on Yukon TV according to the listed dates.
  • Your current TV package is now available on Yukon TV.
  • As a GCI TV customer, we would like to assist in your transition to Yukon TV. You may be eligible to receive a free streaming device and extended free trials (terms and conditions may apply) — simply contact us at 800-800-4800 or visit one of our retail locations to learn more.

October 26

 22  ShopHQ
 63/704  Newsmax 
 74/683  Fuse
 85  People TV
 101/755  Discovery Family
 103/690  Science Channel
 104/685  AHC
 111/687  BBC America
 203/635  FYI
 212  Court TV Mystery
 213  Court TV
 214  Grit
 301  Stadium College Sports Atlantic  
 302  Stadium College Sports Central
 303  Stadium College Sports Pacific
 507  Starz Encore Classic
 508  Starz Encore Westerns
 509  Starz Encore suspense
 510/596    Starz Encore action
 511/597  Starz Encore black
 626  ESPN HD
 629  AXStv
 632  MotorTrend
 649  MNT HD
 650  FOX HD (Fairbanks only)
 655  TELEMUNDO Alaska HD
 656  CBS HD
 657  PBS HD
 658  CW HD
 661  Fox Sports 1 HD
 673  Food HD
 674  HGTV HD
 682  Fox News HD
 692  Discovery HD
 693  USA HD
 697  NBCSN HD

 

November 2

 20   QVC 
 25  PBS Create
 49/680  Disney Channel
 77/665  VH1
 83/695  Bravo
 84/669  BET
 94  PBS Create
 118  UP
 120  3ABN 
 121  The Hillsong Channel
 122  EWTN
 123  TBN
 124  BYUtv
 125  Smile
 126  Daystar TV
 127  Positiv TV
 136  CMT Music
 137  BET Soul
 139  Logo
 140  BET Jams
 206/744  DIY
 205/757  Crime & Investigation  
 113/745  Olympic Channel
 114/708  Nat Geo Wild
 141/741  Fusion
 143/743  Cooking Channel
 150/750  SEC Network
 306/746  Sportsman Channel
 308/662  MavTV
 314/711  Big Ten Network
 405/619  HBO Comedy
 406/620  HBO Zone
 414/621  ThrillerMAX
 415/622  MovieMAX
 416/623  Cinemax
 417/615  5 StarMAX
 418/624  OuterMAX
 415/600    TMC Xtra
 429  Flix

     

    November 9

     9  MOA 
    18  Credo
    19  KCFT
    27/684  E!
     29/663  TRU TV! 
     33  JEWELRY TV 
     39/697  NBCSN/HD
     40/659  Outdoor Channel
     46/679  Cartoon Network
     48/681  Disney XD
     81/670  Comedy Central
     90  C-SPAN3
     108  TEENick
     112/710  ESPNews
     115  MTV2
     116  NickMusic
     117  MTV Classic 
     131/739  FX Movie
     144/737  Discovery Life
     204/742  Viceland
     207  GAC Family
      208  CNNi
     210  Boomerang
     211  LRW 
     304/712  Golf Channel
     305/747  Outside TV
     307/720  Fox Sports 2
     313  ESPN Classic
     316  PAC12 Arizona
     317  PAC12 Los Angeles
     318  PAC12 Bay Area
     319  PAC12 Oregon
     320  PAC12 Washington
     321  PAC12 Mountain
     427/618  SHO Extreme
     428/617    SHO x BET
     430  SHO Next
     431  SHO Women
     432  Showtime Family Zone  
     642  Smithsonian HD

     

    November 16

     21   HSN 
     36/713  ROOT SPORTS
     41/661  FS1
     86/655  Telemundo Alaska
     91  Antenna TV
     97  PBS Kids
     133  Universal Kids
     151  ACC Network
     209  Military History Channel  
     310  TVG2
     423  Showtime Showcase
     450  EPIX
     512  Starz Encore Family
     514  MoviePlex
     628  HDNet Movies
     641  MGM HD
     783  BRAZZERS TV
     784  BANGU
     787  REALITY KINGS
     901  Event TV
     102/736  OWN
     110/671  AWE
     134/643  ESPNU
     142/738  Z Living
     149/709  MLB Network
     201/714  GSN
     202/706  Ovation
     311/740  FXX
     312/721  Next Level Sports
     315/722  PAC12
     35/627  ESPN2
     350/351  NFL RedZone
     401/603  HBO
     402/610  HBO 2
     403/612  HBO Signature 
     404/611  HBO Family
     407/595  HBO Latino
     411/604  Cinemax
     412/613  MoreMAX
     413/614  ActionMAX
     421/601  Showtime
     422/616  SHO 2
     424/605  The Movie Channel
     501/602  Starz
     502/608  Starz Edge
     503/598  Starz inBlack
     504/606  Starz Kids & Family
     505/599  Starz Cinema
     506/609  Starz Encore
     513/607  Starz Comedy
     515/593  Indieplex
     516/594  Retroplex
     550/551  Playboy Channel
     801–850    Music Choice

     

    Learn about upcoming TV contract renewals 

    September 2021

    • Effective September 27, 2021, ESPN Classic (channel 313) will no longer be available in the Sports and Sports Max packages.
     

    August 2021

    • Effective August 30, 2021, the four pay-per-view services on channel numbers 783, 784, 785, and 787 will no longer be available in Kotzebue and Nome.
     
    783    BRAZZERS
    784  BANGU
    785  VIVID
    787  REALITY KINGS  

     

    June 2021

    • As part of our continued transition to Yukon TV, on June 8, 2021, the channels listed below will only be available on your current TV service in standard definition (SD). HD feeds of these channels will be presented in SD.
    • Your current TV package will be available on Yukon TV which will be launching early June.
    • As a GCI TV customer, we would like to assist in your transition to streaming services. You may be eligible to receive a free streaming device (terms and conditions may apply) — simply contact us at 800-800-4800 or visit one of our retail locations to learn more. 
     
     615   5STARMAXHD
     614     ACTION MAX HD
     604   CINEMAX HD
     623   CINEMAX LATINO HD 
     613   MOREMAX HD
     622   MOVIEMAX HD
     624   OUTERMAX HD
     621   THRILLER MAX HD
     619   HBO COMEDY HD
     611   HBO FAMILY HD
     603   HBO HD
     595   HBO LATINO HD
     612   HBO SIGNITURE HD
     620   HBO ZONE HD
     610   HBO2 HD
     351   NFL REDZONE HD
     551   PLAYBOY TV HD
     633   A&E HD
     689 
     ANIMAL PANET HD
     695   BRAVO HD
     667  CMT HD
     701   CNBC HD
     699   CNN HD
     670   COMEDY HD
     627   ESPN2 HD
     698   FOX BUSINESS HD
     678   FREEFORM HD
     660   FX HD
     735   HALLMARK DRAMA HD
     718   HALLMARK MOVIE HD
     719   HALLMARK MOVIE HD
     702   HEADLINE NEWS HD
     634   HISTORY HD
     675   LIFETIME HD
     676   LMN HD
     700   MSNBC HD
     664   MTV HD
     631   NAT GEO HD
     630   NFL NETWORK HD
     703   ONE AMERICA NEWS HD
     659   OUTDOOR CH HD
     668   PARAMOUNT HD 
     713   ROOT SPORTS HD
     694   SYFY HD
     696   TBS HD
     688   TLC HD
     672   TRAVEL HD
     663   TRU TV HD
     665   VH1 HD
     616   SHOWTIME 2 HD
     618   SHOWTIME EXTREME HD
     601   SHOWTIME HD
     617   SHOWTIME SHOWCASE HD
     605   THE MOVIE CHANNEL HD
     600   TMC XTRA HD
     596   ENCORE ACTION HD
     609   ENCORE HD
     593   INDIEPLEX HD
     594   RETROPLEX HD
     599   STARZ CINEMA HD
     607   STARZ COMEDY HD
     608   STARZ EDGE HD
     602   STARZ HD
     598   STARZ IN BLACK HD
     606   STARZ KIDS & FAMILY HD
     597   STARZENCORE BLACK HD
     687   BBC AMERICA HD
     691   DESTINATION AMERICA HD
     712   GOLF HD
     709   MLB HD
     745   OLYMPIC HD
     690   SCENIC HD
     750   SEC HD

     

    May 2021

    • KJNP (channel 4) in Fairbanks notified GCI that due to technical difficulties they will be off the air for an extended period of time. Once the station resolves the technical issues it will return to GCI TV.

    December 2020

    • On December 31, Music Choice will be changing the way they deliver content and its channels (801–850) will no longer be available in satellite-served locations. This change is not something that GCI has control over. 

    October 2020

    • The following update only applies to the markets listed here: Anchorage, Angoon, Eagle River-Chugiak, Eielson AFB, Fairbanks, Fort Greely, Fort Wainwright, Girdwood, Homer, Juneau, Kenai, Ketchikan, Kodiak, North Pole, Palmer, Seward, Sitka, Soldotna, Valdez, Wasilla, Wrangell.
    • We have heard from many of our customers that they would prefer a more modern, efficient streaming service for TV content and we are excited to announce the gradual replacement of our current GCI TV service with our new TV streaming service, Yukon TV! For current GCI TV customers, your current package is available on Yukon TV and you can switch to Yukon TV and get 60 days free! If you want to continue to access this content in HD, please explore Yukon TV or call GCI customer service at 800-800-4800 to make the switch today. As part of our gradual transition to this exciting new viewing experience, beginning Nov. 18, 2020, the HD versions of certain channels, listed below, will only be available on Yukon TV (these networks will currently remain available on the same channels listed below in standard definition, so any recordings set with the ability to record in SD should not be disrupted):

       635   FYI HD
       643   ESPNU HD
       662   MAVTV HD
       669  BET HD
       671  AWE HD
       679   CARTOON NETWORK HD
       680   DISNEY HD
       681   DISNEY XD HD
       683   FUSE HD
       684   E! HD
       685  AMERICAN HEROES CHANNEL HD  
       686   INVESTIGATION DISCOVERY HD
       704   NEWSMAX HD
       707   NICKELODEON HD
       705   TCM HD
       706   OVATION HD
       708   NAT GEO WILD HD
       710   ESPNEWS HD
       711   BIG TEN NETWORK HD
       714   GSN HD
       717   OXYGEN HD
       720   FS1 HD
       721   ELEVEN SPORTS HD
       722   PAC12 NETWORK HD
       736  OWN HD 
       737   DISCOVERY LIFE HD
       738   Z LIVING HD
       739   FXM HD
       740   FXX HD
       741   FUSION HD
       742   VICELAND HD
       743   COOKING CHANNEL HD
       744   DIY HD
       746   SPORTSMAN CHANNEL HD
       747   OUTSIDE TV HD
       755   DISCOVERY FAMILY HD
       757   CRIME & INVESTIGATION HD
       907   THIS TV HD

    September 2020

    • NSB School District (channel 14) in Fairbanks will cease operations effective September 1st.

    August 2020

    • CBS will move from channel 11 to channel 5 (656 HD) effective August 13 at the decision of the new network owner. This change takes effect in Anchorage, Utqiagvik, Bethel, Cordova, Girdwood, Homer, Kenai, Kodiak, Kotzebue, Mat-Su, Nome, and Seward. HD not available in all areas.
    • MyNetwork TV (MTN) will move from channel 5 to channel 11 (649 HD) effective August 13 at the decision of the network owner. This change takes effect in Anchorage, Utqiagvik, Bethel, Cordova, Girdwood, Homer, Kenai, Kodiak, Kotzebue, Mat-Su, Nome, and Seward. HD not available in all areas.
    • BET (channel 84) will no longer be available in Utqiagvik, Bethel, and Nome effective August 1 as BET is moving to a satellite that is not visible in these communities.
    • Z Living (ch 142) will no longer be available in Cordova effective August 1 due to a delivery change by the Z Living network.

    June 2020

    • Havoc (channel 309) - will no longer be available in the Sports pack effective Sunday, June 7. Videos are available at http://www.havoc.tv/

    March 2020

    • NatGeo Wild (channel 114, 708 HD) is coming to Homer and Seward channel line-ups effective Monday, March 23rd.

    April 2020

    • ESPN Bases Loaded/Goal Line (channel 330) is ceasing operations effective April 30 and will no longer be part of the Sports package.
    • Cheddar News (channel 70) - will no longer be available in GCI TV packages effective Thursday, April 30. News and videos are available at https://cheddar.com

    February 2020

    • JUCE (channel 127) is changing its name to Positiv TV effective immediately. The programming will continue to be inspirational, faith, and family-oriented movies and shows.

    November 2019

    • Effective 11/15/2019 Z Living (channel 142) will no longer be available in Cordova. Z Living is moving to a satellite that is not visible in the area. 

     October 2019

    • Effective 10/31/2019 Music Choice Play (channel 800) will no longer be included in the Music Choice TV channel lineup. Residential customers can still access Music Choice Play through the Music Choice App via TiVo or any mobile device. 

    September 2019

    • Effective September 30th, iNDemand Pay-Per-View channels 780, 781, 782, 903 will no longer be available
    • Effective September 1st KTUU is changing channel 92 from Justice Network to Heroes and Icons, which features classic TV shows like Rawhide, Nash Bridges, Star Trek, NYPD Blue, Batman, Hill Street Blues and more.

    August 2019

    • EVINE Live (channel 22) is changing to ShopHQ effective Wednesday, August 21st.
    • For Bethel, Cordova, Kotzebue, Nome, and Utqiagvik effective Thursday, August 29th Hallmark Channel will only be available on channel 52 and Hallmark Movies & Mysteries will only be available on channel 53 starting August 31, 2019

    January 2019

    • Z Living (channel 142; 738 HD) - Z Living has changed their plan and they will continue operations and be available on GCI TV packages.

    November 2018

    • Velocity (channel 632 - HD Package) is changing its name to Motor Trend Network on Friday, November 23. Tune in for all your favorite motor sports action.

    July 2018

    • C-SPAN3 (channel 90) - will launch on Friday, July 20th in Anchorage, Fairbanks, Fort Greely, Girdwood, Homer, Juneau, Kenai, Ketchikan, Kodiak, Mat-Su, Petersburg, Seward, Sitka, Valdez, and Wrangell. Tune in July 21st and 22nd to watch Alaska programming, filmed during the recent C-SPAN bus tour.