DIRECTV is a well-known U.S.-based satellite TV service that provides a wide variety of jaw-dropping entertainment for all TV buffs. Their packages are specially designed to bring you the top-rated content in the U.S. in picture-perfect quality. They offer 99% signal reliability throughout the country that results in crystal-clear picture quality.

The CW TV channel is among America's most common television networks that freely air on cable and satellite TV. It was made with a collaboration between CBS Corporation and WarnerMedia that is owned by AT&T, the same company that runs AT&T Internet. CW was first launched in the September of 2006 after the WB and UPN ceased operations. Very Soon it gained popularity among the youngsters of age ranges 18 - 34. It contains a massive amount of newly released TV shows and reruns to provide endless content to keep the audience entertained at all times.

DIRECTV provides over 330 channels. The exact amount depends on the plan you opt for. This, in turn, makes it easier for the networks you like to be lost among others. CW is undoubtedly among the most-watched networks on DirecTV at the moment. It’s difficult to find someone who does not love at least 1 show on this channel. 

What channel is CW on DirecTV?

If you love to watch TV and want to find out what channel is CW on DIRECTV, we are here to help. Look for the respective channel number for CW in your city in the table below.

City, State Channel Number
Albuquerque, NM 19
Anderson, SC 62
Atlanta, GA 69
Austin, TX 54
Baltimore, MD 54
Birmingham, AL 21
Boston, MA 56
Brandon, MS 13
Charlotte, NC 18
Chicago, IL 26
Clarksburg-Weston, WV 47
Clarksville, IN 58
Colorado Springs, CO 57
Columbus, OH 53
Dallas, TX 33
Detroit, MI 50
Kansas City, KS 29
Kansas City, MO 29
Little Rock, AR 38
Los Angeles, CA 5
Louisville, KY 58
Madison, WI 16
Miami, FL 39
Minneapolis, MN 23
Nashville, TN 58
New Orleans, LA 38
New York City, NY 11
Oklahoma City, OK 34
Philadelphia, PA 57
Phoenix, AZ 61
Portland, OR 32
Reno, NV 9
Sacramento, CA 31
Salt Lake City, UT 30
San Antonio, TX 35
San Diego, CA 9
Seattle, WA 11
Tampa, FL 44
Washington, DC 50

If you can’t seem to find your city in the above table then try tuning in to channel 385 which broadcasts CW for DirecTV subscribers in the absence of a local affiliate. However, if you still face trouble finding the required channel it will be a good idea to call AT&T customer service for assistance.

DirecTV Plans

We know nobody likes to waste time surfing through channels all day to search that one specific channel. Especially, if all of the efforts go in vain and you are still not able to see the channel. To avoid this mess, the first and most important thing you should do is subscribe to the suitable DIRECTV package. Currently, the CW comes with the following DIRECTV packages.


This package offers 160 channels for just $64.99 per month. You can get a free Genie DVR system. There are no hidden HD or DVR fees. You can access local channels for free. There are no charges for standard installation. You can access movie channels like Cinemax, Epix, and Showtime free for the first three months. You can also get access to DIRECTV on demand.


This package provides over 185 channels for $69.99 per month. This package includes a lot of family and educational channels including Discovery, Animal Planet, Lifetime, History, TLC, etc. You also do not need to compromise on picture quality, since several channels are broadcast in high quality of 1080p. Some additional benefits that you'll get by subscribing to this package are:

No additional HD or DVR monthly charges.

Free standard installation and free local channels.

Free Genie DVR system.

In a nutshell, this package is a great choice for all those who want to manage their television budget but also do not want to compromise on the channel choices.


If you need more options or your household has a variety of tastes, the DIRECTV Ultimate package is all you need! It is the second-largest plan offered by DIRECTV with a rich mix of about 250 channels. This package packs quite a punch when it comes to movies and seasons. All of it is offered at just $84.99 a month.

This package includes channels like Boomerang, The Movie Channel, Univision, and many more. DirecTV Ultimate is a highly-loved plan among subscribers and holds the position to date.

This package is perfect for people who love to watch movies, especially the classics.


You will not be disappointed by subscribing to a package that includes everything DIRECTV has to offer! This plan is truly worth spending your money on. With over 300 channels among which more than 180 are in 1080p HD, it is DIRECTV’s topmost movie, sports, and entertainment plan. 

The regular package price is $206 per month; however, new customers can get it at a low rate of $134.99 per month for the first 12 months of service. This plan includes channels like Fox Sports, NBC Sports, BBC World News, Cinemax, Showtime, and much more.

Content to Watch on CW with DIRECTV

There is a great deal of content for young adults to view on CW. You can watch Riverdale, full of teen drama. There are other entertaining and action-packed shows such as Black Lightning. If you like mystery, UFOs, and conspiracies, then you can look up Roswell New Mexico. The CW also has some DC picks like Supergirl, Arrow, and The Flash. 

The CW broadcasts 7 days of the week, which means there is always something to watch. It airs on Monday to Friday afternoons and Sunday primetime. On Saturday, they air an educational program in the morning, known as One Magnificent Morning.


DIRECTV provides you endless entertainment on a very affordable budget. It offers more content than an ordinary cable service provider does. Sign up today by contacting AT&T customer service and unlock your favorite content!