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About HuskyTV

HuskyTV is the cable and streaming TV service for the UW Seattle campus. It offers more than 130 channels of digital TV, 120 channels of live streaming TV,  a cloud based Digital Video Recorder (DVR) access to HBO GO and other services. HuskyTV is available to subscribers on the UW Seattle campus, including most students in Housing & Food Services (HFS) residence halls. HuskyTV also provides service to classrooms, offices, the Intramural Activities buildings, and other locations across campus.

UW staff and departments interested in subscribing to HuskyTV, with streaming and HBO GO, should visit the UW-IT Service Catalog.

HuskyTV service, including the streaming service for students is provided by HFS as a benefit to living on campus. Students who do not live in an HFS facility on campus are not currently eligible for service.

Streaming HuskyTV With HBO GO, MAX GO and Pac-12 NOW

Streaming HuskyTV brings TV’s best news, sports, education and entertainment, streamed live to your Web browser, iPad or Roku streaming player, anywhere on the Seattle campus.  Streaming HuskyTV, powered by, also offers the ability to pause, record, and playback shows with the built-in online DVR. Anyone subscribing to HuskyTV can take advantage of this new streaming service by visiting

HBO GO is included, giving you access to all HBO content, when you want it. This includes a long list of on-demand movies, documentaries, and every episode of HBO’s original programming and shows. HBO GO works on Androids, Windows, Macs, PlayStation, IOS and more. Visit or download the HBO GO app on your iPhone/iPador Android device. Select University of Washington as your cable provider and log in using your UW NetID.

MAX GO provides anytime access to Cinemax movies, series and special events. Visit or download the MAX Go app on your  iPhone/iPad or Android device. Select University of Washington as your cable provider and log in using your UW NetID.

Pac-12 NOW provides access to all Pac-12 Networks live games, shows, highlights, features, and many more videos. Plus scores and notifications for your favorite Pac-12 teams. Pac-12 Now is available on iOS, Android and your favorite browser. Select “UW HuskyTV” as your service provider and log in with your UW NetID. For more information visit Pac-12 NOW.

For details on how subscribe to HuskyTV, with streaming and HBO GO, go to the UW-IT Service Catalog.

HuskyTV Channel Listing

HD? TV Viewing
Channel Name
4.2 This TV
4.3 Grit TV
5.2 Justice
7.2 Get.TV
7.3 Laff
9.2 V-me (Spanish)
HD 9.3 Create
HD 11.1 KSTW – CW
11.2 Decades
HD 13.1 KCPQ – Fox
13.2 This TV
13.3 Escape
HD 16.1 KONG
16.2 KONG
17.1 UW Red Square Cam (SD)
17.2 SR 520 Cam
17.6 TVW
17.7 TV5 Monde
17.8 CCTV-4
18.1 CTI Zhong Tian
18.2 SCOLA
HD 19.1 Red Square/KEXP HD
HD 20.1 UWTV HD (last day avail 12/31/16)
HD 21.1 TV Japan
HD 22.1 KZJO – My Network TV
22.2 Q13Fox
22.3 Antenna TV
23.1 PAC-12 WA HD
HD 24.1 CNN HD
HD 24.2 HLN HD
HD 25.2 Fox News Channel HD
HD 26.2 Bloomberg Television HD
HD 27.1 Fox Business Network HD
27.2 Russia Today
HD 28.1 KBTC
28.2 NHK World
28.3 MHz Worldview
28.4 TVW
29.1 CSPAN
29.2 CSPAN2
30.1 Link TV
30.2 Pivot (last day avail 10/31/16)
HD 31.2 ESPN2 HD
HD 32.2 ESPNews HD
33.1 Root Sports Northwest
HD 33.2 Root Sports Northwest Alt HD
HD 34.1 Fox Sports 1 HD
HD 34.2 NBC Sports Network HD
HD 35.1 NFL Network HD
HD 35.2 MLB Network HD
HD 36.1 NHL Network HD
HD 36.2 Golf Channel HD
HD 37.1 Tennis Channel HD
HD 37.2 Velocity HD
HD 38.2 Fuse HD
HD 39.1 CMT HD
HD 39.2 VH1 HD
HD 40.1 MTV HD
40.2 MTV2
HD 41.1 Palladia HD
HD 41.2 BET HD
HD 42.1 Spike TV HD
HD 42.2 tru-TV HD
HD 43.1 TV Land HD
43.2 E! Entertainment HD
HD 44.1 Comedy Central HD
HD 44.2 Lifetime HD
HD 45.1 We TV HD
HD 45.2 OWN HD
46.1 Oxygen
HD 46.2 Cooking Channel HD
HD 47.1 Food Network HD
HD 47.2 BBC America HD
HD 48.1 DIY HD
HD 51.1 KUNS – Univision
51.2 KUNS – Mundomax
HD 52.1 Bravo HD
HD 52.2 Syfy Channel HD
HD 53.1 TNT HD
HD 53.2 TBS HD
HD 54.1 USA Network HD
HD 54.2 A&E HD
HD 55.1 FX HD
HD 55.2 Destination America HD
58.1 ION Television (East)
HD 58.2 Animal Planet HD
HD 59.1 Weather Channel HD
HD 59.2 Travel Channel HD
HD 60.1 TLC HD
HD 60.2 History Channel HD
HD 61.1 Discovery Channel HD
HD 61.2 Investigation Discovery HD
HD 62.1 National Geographic HD
HD 62.2 Science Channel HD
HD 63.1 American Heroes Channel
HD 63.2 Discovery Family Channel HD
HD 64.1 Hallmark Channel HD
HD 64.2 Hallmark Movies and Mysteries HD
HD 65.1 ABC Family HD
HD 65.2 Cartoon Network HD
HD 66.1 Nickelodeon HD
66.2 Nick Jr
67.1 Nicktoons
67.2 Disney Jr
68.1 Disney XD
HD 68.2 Disney Channel HD
HD 69.1 IFC HD
69.2 ReelzChannel
HD 70.1 AMC HD
HD 70.2 HBO (East) HD
HD 71.1 HBO (West) HD
HD 71.2 HBO 2 (East) HD
72.1 HBO 2 (West)
HD 72.2 HBO Comedy HD
HD 73.1 HBO Family HD
HD 73.2 HBO Signature HD
HD 74.1 HBO Zone HD
HD 74.2 HBO Latino HD
HD 75.1 Max Latino HD
75.2 More Max
HD 76.1 Cinemax East HD
HD 76.2 Cinemax West HD
HD 77.1 5Star Max HD
HD 77.2 Action Max HD

HuskyTV Digital Q&A

Q: What is HuskyTV Digital?
A: HuskyTV digital is a cable TV service that offers all-digital channels with better picture and sound, more channels, and more channels in HD and paves the way for some exciting new services.
Q: What are some of the highlights of the programming changes?
A: HuskyTV now offers 130 channels of news, education, and sports and entertainment, including 16 in HD. The lineup now offers 22 dedicated sports channels, including ESPN and PAC-12 Washington in HD. Other HD channels include TNT, USA, ABC Family, Discovery, two HBO channels, and the local network affiliates. There are also 11 movie channels, including 6 HBO channels, 2 Cinemax channels, 14 educational, 8 news channels and 9 channels dedicated to non-English programming in Spanish, French, German, and Chinese.
Q: Will my existing TV work with the new HuskyTV?
A: You need a TV with a digital tuner. Most TVs purchased in the last 4-5 years should work well.
Q: How can I tell if I have a digital TV that will work with HuskyTV.
A: Most wide, flat screen TVs support digital as do most TVs that were made since 2008. Most of the big, tube-style TVs do not support digital (though there are a few that support HD; those will likely work). The TV remote also has a clue as to whether your set supports digital. If the remote has a period or dash near the numbers, it is very likely to work. This is because digital channels have a decimal point in the channel number (e.g., “5.1” is a digital channel). The dash is sometimes used instead of a period on the remote control.
Q: I am still unable to receive a signal and I think I have a digital TV. What should I do?
  • Check your TV programming to ensure that you have selected a digital signal versus standard cable.
  • Re-run the channel scan/programming setup feature on your TV after ensuring digital signal reception.
  • Confirm that your TV does not have a separate connection point for digital versus standard cable signal.
Q: My TV isn’t digital, so what do I do?
A: To continue to use HuskyTV after the upgrade, you will need to either purchase a digital tuner or upgrade your TV. If you have an older analog TV, it is often more cost effective to purchase a new TV (starting at $100 for a 19″) versus a $125 digital tuner for your old TV.

Most digital converter boxes at places like Radio Shack or Fred Meyer will NOT work with digital cable signals. You need to have a converter that says that it supports “clear QAM”, “QAM” or “unencrypted digital cable.” HuskyTV has tested one made by Channel Master. There may be other converters that work and other places to buy the Channel Master, but we have not tested them.

Q: I have a TiVo and it doesn’t seem to work, what should I do?
A: TiVo has notified HuskyTV that they do not fully support unencrypted digital cable in their boxes. We have notified TiVo of the new HuskyTV channel list, but they indicate that they cannot support the period in the channel guide. We have not been able to confirm this directly, but there are a lot of support questions on the Internet that indicate these types of problems.
Q: Can I get an online guide of what is showing on HuskyTV?
A: Yes! Several online guides and mobile apps contain information about HuskyTV. Links to these guides can be found in the HuskyTV Channels and Guides section of this page.
Q: What if I still have questions?
A: Most questions should be directed to or call 206-221-5000.

HuskyTV Help

For information regarding HuskyTV or to report problems with your service, please contact the UW Technology Service Center at 206-221-5000.

For help with Streaming HuskyTV, including Philo and HBO GO, please visit .

Students experiencing problems with their cable jack, wiring or other problems in their room should first call HFS facilitates at 206-543-4017 during business hours.