Pay Per View is a delight for all users who don’t want a cable TV subscription. It’s a handy option for sports enthusiasts and people like us who want to watch the latest shows on premium channels. Planning to order it? Here’s all the help you need…
How to Order Pay Per View on Spectrum?
Just like Spectrum TV Essential, PPV is not directly available on Spectrum’s official website. There are two options to order PPV on Spectrum.
Option 1: Via TV Remote
Yes, you can order it through your TV remote. These steps will guide you through the process:
- Use your remote to enter the menu where all PPV events are available
- Press the OK button
- Now follow the instructions provided to order the event you like.
Note: The availability of events varies from one state to another.
Option 2: Via Customer Service
Finding it hard to order PPV through TV remote? No worries, simply call Spectrum customer service and they will help you out.
Once you have placed an order, you will receive a 4-digit purchase pin. This pin is necessary to get started with PPV.
Spectrum PPV Channels List
Check this channel guide to find out PPV channel number in your state:
|Spectrum Pay-Per-View Channels List|
Networks Available on PPV
PPV is kind of like a streaming service. Whether you are a sports fan or you just want premium options, here are the networks offered by Pay Per View on Spectrum.
Watch your favorite WWE superstars in action with PPV. Whether it’s WrestleMania, Summer Slam or Royal Rumble, even if you don’t have cable, you can still watch the events live by ordering them.
Showtime brings you sports events, documentaries, movies, comedy specials and other amazing series like Shameless, The Chi, The Affair, etc. live.
- NHL Network
NHL network features live games, studio shows and overs National Hockey events. Who would want to miss out all this fun that too in crystal clear HD?
You will have to unlock PPV to find out more options in networks. You won’t be disappointed! Chances are you will say goodbye to cable TV plans altogether and watch PPV.
PPV Vs On-Demand Programming
Pay Per View on Spectrum is different from on-demand. PPV shows are mostly live events or show that a user wishes to watch in real-time. These shows run on a predetermined schedule. They are not in control of your provider.
For instance, if you want to watch The Chi on Showtime, you will have to check the TV guide on your PPV channel and find out what time it airs. It’s recommended to buy the show 30 minutes before airing so that you don’t miss out on anything. Once the show airs, you can start watching.
On-demand allows a viewer to watch TV content as per their own schedule. You can pause, play, rewind, fast forward and even re-watch a show. Usually, TV providers offer a list of shows available for on-demand viewing with their dates. You have a 12-hour window to watch these shows. The time frame differs from one provider to another.
PPV Limitations to Watch Out For
Have you found the PPV channel number in your state from the Spectrum PPV channels list? Great. Before you start watching, there are a few limitations you must know of. Such as:
- Shows are available for 24 hours only
- You cannot watch live events again
- You must order 30 minutes before the show starts
- You have to order each event separately for a different receiver
Should you face any problem ordering or watching an event, contact customer support for assistance.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is Pay-Per-View (PPV)?
It is the ability to pay for each individual show on a specific PPV channel. Pay for the show you want to watch.
What Programs Are Available on Spectrum PPV?
WWE, ShowTime, FS1, FS2, Golf, Univision Deportes, ESPN, and more.
How Do I Order PPV?
Order through your TV remote or by calling Spectrum customer service.
What Is a Purchase PIN?
That is a 4-digit number generated when you order PPV.
What Channel Is My PPV Program On?
On channels 125 and 200. The channel numbers might vary depending on your state.
Is PPV Available in Other Languages?
PPV is available in English and Spanish.
Can I Watch the Same Event on Multiple Receivers?
No live event can be watched, only movies within 24 hours of the purchase.
I Placed a PPV Order Using My Remote, but I Missed the Program. Will I Be Charged?
No, you won’t be charged.
I Placed a PPV Order via Phone, but I Missed the Program. What’s Next?
Call customer service and more guidance.
How Do I Cancel a PPV Order?
- Find the event that you ordered via the on-screen guide
- Press “OK” from your remote
- Scroll to the “Buy” option.
- You will find the option to cancel your order there.
- Make sure the screen says Order Cancelled.
Is There a Limit to How Many PPV Events I Can Order?
Yes, there is.
How Many Times Can I Watch a Program I Bought on PPV?
You can watch it as many times as you want within 24 hours.