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UPCOMING CHANNEL CHANGES
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GCI is happy to bring Alaskans the best TV programming available. Most of this programming is subject to agreements with the content owners who provide it to us. Occasionally, there are changes to the lineup and we want to let you know.

 January 2017

  • WGN America (ch. 8/640)  and Bloomberg (ch. 130) will no longer be available effective January 1, 2017 due to low viewership and increasing costs,.
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  • NW Cable News (ch. 19) is ceasing operations effective January 6, 2017 and will no longer be available in Petersburg, Sitka, and Wrangell.
  • PBS Kids (ch. 97) – is launching on January 16, 2017 in Anchorage, Girdwood, Homer, Juneau, Kenai/Soldotna, Mat-Su, and Seward.

October 2016

Pivot (channel 128) will cease operations effective October 31st and will no longer be available
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November 2016

Science Channel HD (channel 690) will move to a satellite that is not visible in Barrow, Bethel, Cordova, Kotzebue and Nome on Nov 15th.  The Science Channel will still be available in SD on channel 103.  

Destination America HD (channel 691) will move to a satellite that is not visible in Barrow, Bethel, Cordova, Kotzebue and Nome on Nov 15th.  Destination America is still available in SD on channel 105. 

September 2016:

  • MTV Hits (channel 116) is changing its name to NickMusic and will offer videos from various music genres, concerts, artist-hosted music blocks and specials. 

May 2016: 

5/17/2016

  • Telemundo HD will move from channel 756 to channel 655

February 2016:

2/1/2016

  • Anchorage School District will now provide school board meetings and educational programming to GCI TV customers on channel 9 along with other Municipality of Anchorage programming. Channel 14 will no longer have any programming as of February 1st.

2/29/2016

  • H2 (channel 204; 742 HD) will change name to Viceland.

January 2016:

1/1/2016

New Channels – (Not all channels available in all locations.)

  • Outside Television (channel 305, 747 HD)
  • Newsmax (channel 63, 704)
  • Jewelry Television (channel 33)
  • ESPN Buzzer Beater (channel 330)
  • ESPN Bases Loaded (channel 330)
  • ESPN Goal Line (channel 330)
  • HSN2 (channel 25)
  • Crime & Investigation (channel 205, 757 HD)

Channel moves – H2 HD is moving to channel 742

1/12/2016

  • Music Choice will change the names of Pop Rhythmic (channel 802) to Music Choice Max. Music playlist will be a mix of Hits, Rap, EDM and Alternative.
  • ABC Family (channel 51; 678 HD) will change names to Freeform.

December 2015:

12/31/2015

New Channels – (Not all channels available in all locations.)

  • Discovery Life (channel 144, 737 HD)
  • OWN HD (channel 736)
  • OWN (channel 102) will be part of Preferred Service

Channels no longer available – (Not all channels available in all locations.)

  • AMC (channel 43, 637 HD)
  • IFC (channel 119, 638 HD)
  • POP (channel 100, 716 HD)
  • Reelz (channel 132,  715 HD)
  • TVG (channel 309)
  • Univision (channel 85, 677)
  • WEtv (channel 24, 639)