×

Switch Account

OANN (HD 616) brings up MSNBC (HD 603)

Reply
Highlighted
Contributor
Contributor
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎01-18-2016

OANN (HD 616) brings up MSNBC (HD 603)

Message 1 of 4
(1,049 Views)

I don't know if Verizon wants to influence its viewers' politics but tonight I punched in 616 on my remote (OANN) but the channel selected was 603 (MSNBC). As you may know OANN and MSNBC are at the opposite ends of the political spectrum.

 

For a while I thought it might be an HD bug, so I punched in 116 (OANN) but the channel selected was 103 (C-SPAN), again two channels at polar political opposites.

 

I did not have the "bug" with any other news channel including Fox, ABC, etc. To fix the problem, I did a power-off reset on the box.

 

Could this be "media liberal bias" in action that everyone is talking about or what?

 

3 REPLIES 3
Highlighted
Platinum Contributor III Platinum Contributor III
Platinum Contributor III
Posts: 7,851
Registered: ‎11-04-2008

Re: OANN (HD 616) brings up MSNBC (HD 603)

Message 2 of 4
(1,013 Views)

Just a random guide bug.

Mine worked just fine.


If a forum member gives an answer you like, give them the Kudos they deserve. If a member gives you the answer to your question, mark the answer as Accepted Solution so others can see the solution to the problem.
Highlighted
Gold Contributor I
Gold Contributor I
Posts: 752
Registered: ‎10-18-2010

Re: OANN (HD 616) brings up MSNBC (HD 603)

Message 3 of 4
(929 Views)

I have not had this problem, 603 takes me to MSNBC and 616 OAN.

Highlighted
Copper Contributor
Copper Contributor
Posts: 21
Registered: ‎02-21-2012

Re: OANN (HD 616) brings up MSNBC (HD 603)

Message 4 of 4
(861 Views)

@ms40 wrote:

I don't know if Verizon wants to influence its viewers' politics but tonight I punched in 616 on my remote (OANN) but the channel selected was 603 (MSNBC). As you may know OANN and MSNBC are at the opposite ends of the political spectrum.

 

For a while I thought it might be an HD bug, so I punched in 116 (OANN) but the channel selected was 103 (C-SPAN), again two channels at polar political opposites.

 

I did not have the "bug" with any other news channel including Fox, ABC, etc. To fix the problem, I did a power-off reset on the box.

 

Could this be "media liberal bias" in action that everyone is talking about or what?

 


I  was troubled by your post, so I checked all my Verizon boxes.  I was relieved to see that all the networks showed up on their appropriate channels.  Perhaps your "liberal" fingers hit the wrong numbers on your remote control.  That theory seems to be just as valid as yours.

How-To Videos
 
The following videos were produced by users like you!
   
Videos are subject to the Verizon Fios Community Terms of Service and User Guidelines and contains content that is not created by Verizon.
Covid19


Browse Categories
Categories:
Posts

Verizon Troubleshooters
Unable to find your answer here? Try searching Verizon Troubleshooters for more options.