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Thread: Walt Disney World Resort Hotels to Get New TV Channels

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    Administrator Wendy's Avatar
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    Jun 2008
    In Neverland
    We are hearing that starting on the 13th March 2012, Walt Disney World Resorts will be introducing new cable TV channels in their resort hotels.

    The completion of all Resort Hotels is expected to be completed by the 8th May, but on the day the upgrade takes place the service will be down for about 20 minutes between 10am and 3pm. The channel selections will be available on Channel 17.

    The new channels will include the following:

    • AMC
    • Bravo
    • Discovery
    • Food Network
    • Fox News
    • History Channel
    • HGTV
    • National Geographic
    • SyFy
    • TBS
    • TLC
    • TNT
    • Travel Channel
    • TV Land

    The dates for the upgrades are:

    13th March Disney’s Port Orleans Resorts
    20th March Disney’s Caribbean Beach Resort
    15th March Disney’s Old Key West Resort
    22nd March Disney’s Pop Century Resort
    3rd April Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort & Spa
    5th April Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort
    10th April Disney’s All-Star Resorts
    12th April Disney’s Animal Kingdom Lodge
    17th April Disney’s Yacht and Beach Club Resorts
    19th April Disney’s BoardWalk Inn
    24th April Disney’s Contemporary Resort
    26th April Disney’s Polynesian Resort
    1st May Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort & Spa
    3rd May Disney’s Wilderness Lodge Resort
    8th May Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort & Campground

    What do you think about the upgrade of the cable channels or aren’t you really in your room long enough to watch TV?

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    When we went, we just kept it on the Disney Parks channel that comes on- I guess we were so excited, that's all we wanted to know about. And we were usually not in the room that much.

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    Administrator Wendy's Avatar
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    In Neverland
    I've only ever stayed on site once, and we hardly watched any TV and if we had the Disney Parks Channel on and Stacey (I think that's her name) came on we used to hit the mute button

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    Senior Member robertcraig's Avatar
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    May 2010
    Airdrie, North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
    I only watch the news and weather when i am at disney too busy having a good time

    "Life is a journey not a destination"

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    NBC, CNN and weather channel for me. If in doubt put the weather channel on i say!

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    YAYAYAYAYAYAY!!! Food Network and HGTV! We only watch it in the evening when we return to the villa, but it will be nice to have some options.

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