Start Over® and Look Back®

Start the show when you’re ready or go back in time

 

Restart a show that’s already in progress with Start Over® or watch Primetime shows up to 72 hours after they’ve aired with Look Back®. Now you won’t miss a minute of your favorite show whether you have to work late or just want to grab a snack from the kitchen.

  Watch our Start Over®and Look Back® how-to video

 

Learn more in our Start Over®FAQs.

Learn more in our Look Back® FAQs.


Top Start Over® Features

Restart 20,000+ shows
Enjoy more than 20,000 Start Over-enabled shows on dozens of Start Over-enabled channels. The list is always growing. Start Over is included with your Preferred TV service.

Restart a show already in progress
To restart a show, just press SELECT on your remote when you see the Start Over prompt. Plus, programs can be restarted multiple times within the TV show’s live time frame.

Change the channel
Think of Start Over® as a TV bookmark. Change the channel, then change back and your show will resume where you left off - as long as the show is still within its live time frame.

Top Look Back® Features

Look back to what you missed
With Look Back®, if you miss a show due to travel delays or social events, you get three full days to watch after its original air date. You can enjoy 350+ Look Back-enabled programs every month on over a dozen channels - and we’re always adding more.

Press SELECT on any Look Back-enabled program
Just press SELECT on your remote, highlight the day the show aired, then the program name. Your show will start from the beginning, up to 3 days after its original air date.

Need help?
Look Back® and Start Over® are included with your Preferred TV subscription. Refer to our FAQs for details if you need some help.
 

 

Popular channels* that offer Start Over®

A&E
ABC Family
Animal Planet
Biography
Disney
Food Network
FX
History
History International
National Geographic
Nickelodeon
TLC
Tru TV
USA

 

Popular channels* that offer Look Back®

A&E
ABC Family
Animal Planet
Biography
Discovery
Disney
Food Network
History
History International
TLC
USA

*To receive all services, digital TV, remote and lease of a digital Set‐Top Box are required. Some services are not available to CableCARD™ customers. Not all equipment supports all services. All services may not be available in all areas. Subject to change without notice. Some restrictions apply. Start Over® and Look Back® are available on select shows from participating networks.