TV FAQs

Will I have to reprogram my remote control with the channel lineup change?


In some cases, the ON DEMAND and other shortcut buttons, such as NEWS, will have to be reprogrammed. Below are steps to reprogram using the most popular remotes. For instructions on other remotes, visit Program Your Remote.

Universal UR5U

  1. Press the CBL button.
  2. Press OK/SEL and the ON DEMAND button simultaneously for 3 seconds.
  3. The CBL button will light for 30 seconds.
  4. Using the number buttons, enter the On Demand channel number (generally channel 1000) then press Stop.
  5. Press CH+ to store the ON DEMAND channel number.
  6. The CBL button will blink twice to confirm the channel number has been stored.
  7. Repeat for other shortcut buttons, such as NEWS, MUSIC or HELP.

Universal Electronics 1056B

Clear the button memory:

  1. Press the CBL button.
  2. Press and hold Setup until CBL blinks twice.
  3. Enter the current channel number for ON DEMAND (generally channel 1000), Setup will blink twice.
  4. Press the ON DEMAND button.
  5. Press and hold Setup until CBL blinks twice.

Reprogram the button memory:

  1. Press the CBL button.
  2. Press and hold Setup until CBL blinks twice.
  3. Enter the old channel number for ON DEMAND, Setup will blink twice.
  4. Press the ON DEMAND button.
  5. Enter the new On Demand channel number (generally channel 1000).
  6. Press and hold Setup until CBL blinks twice.
  7. Repeat for other shortcut buttons, such as NEWS, MUSIC or HELP.