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HuskyTV upgrades

August 25, 2020

HuskyTV has changed streaming providers. The updated service includes channel changes (see below), support for more device types, and new streaming apps. The new service will include access to the Showtime Anywhere app and The Movie Channel.

Showtime Anytime will be replacing HBO GO for HuskyTV users. Showtime Anytime will bring new original shows, specials, and movies from Showtime, The Movie Channel, and SHO*BET. Instructions for accessing this will be included below once this is available.

Updates will be posted to this page as the transition nears completion.

See current rates in the UW-IT Service Catalog.

About HuskyTV

HuskyTV is the cable and streaming TV service for the UW Seattle campus. It offers more than 100 channels of digital TV, 80 channels of live streaming TV,  a cloud-based Digital Video Recorder (DVR) access to Showtime Anytime 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 Showtime Anytime, 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 Showtime Anytime and Pac-12 NOW

Streaming HuskyTV brings TV’s best news, sports, education and entertainment, streamed live to your Web browser, mobile or streaming device (Compatible devices) , anywhere on the Seattle campus.  Streaming HuskyTV, powered by Apogee, 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

For help in setting up HuskyTV on a Streaming Media Player, please see the web page How to set up MyStream2 on streaming media player.

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

HuskyTV Channel Listing

HD? TV Viewing
Channel Name
4.2 Comet TV
4.3 Charge!
5.2 Justice
5.3 Quest
7.2 Get.TV
7.3 Laff
9.2 PBS Kids
HD 9.3 Create
11.1 KSTW – CW
11.2 Decades TV
11.4 Dabl
11.5 Circle
13.1 KCPQ – Fox
13.2 Court TV
13.3 Court TV Mystery
13.4 Stadium
16.1 KONG
16.2 Bounce TV
16.3 ThisTV
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 UW Red Square HD
HD 20.1 UW Quad & Cherry Blossom Cam
HD 22.1 KZJO – My Network TV
22.2 Q13Fox
22.3 Antenna TV
22.4 TBD TV
22.5 AAT TV (Asian Multilingual)
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 28.1 KCTS – PBS
28.2 NHK World
28.3 First Nations Experience (FNX)
30.1 Link TV
31.1 ESPN HD
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 37.2 Motor Trend 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 MTV Live HD
HD 41.2 BET HD
HD 42.1 Paramount Network 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 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
58.1 ION Television (East)
HD 58.2 Animal Planet 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 62.1 National Geographic HD
HD 64.1 Hallmark Channel HD
HD 64.2 Hallmark Movies and Mysteries HD
HD 65.1 Freeform HD
HD 65.2 Cartoon Network HD
HD 66.1 Nickelodeon HD
67.1 Nicktoons
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 Showtime (West) HD
HD 71.1 Showtime (East) HD
HD 71.2 The Movie Channel (East)
HD 72.1 Showtime Family Zone HD
HD 72.2 Sho X BET

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 109 (80 streaming) channels of news, education, and sports and entertainment, many in HD. The lineup now offers dedicated sports channels, including ESPN and PAC-12 Washington in HD. Other HD channels include TNT, USA, ABC Family, Discovery, four Showtime channels, and the local network affiliates.
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 MyStream2 and Showtime Anytime, 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.

Last reviewed August 18, 2020