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Let’s admit it, channel lineup is one of the most important aspects of a TV plan! After all, you would never want to subscribe to a TV plan that does not offer your favorite channels — isn’t it?

Well, luckily, we do have some reliable TV service providers in the United States. Like Optimum, which not only offers affordable pricing but also ensures that you get to enjoy the perfect mix of all your favorite TV channels, including essential local and international networks.

Optimum Cable TV packages have made it much easier for subscribers to be precise and more conscious about what they watch on TV. Impressively, the Optimum channel lineup has more than 420 channels that range from local to nationally popular networks featuring sports, news, drama, movies, etc., and international channels.

The best part? Optimum TV allows you to personalize your TV plans as per your liking and enjoy a customized TV-watching experience — so, besides your major TV plan, you can also subscribe to a plethora of add-ons, including Sports and Premium Channels, International Networks, and more. How cool is that?

In addition to TV, Optimum offers robust internet, home phone, and mobile services to millions of users in the US. The provider is constantly working on expanding its horizons and is currently available in 21 states, having major footprints in New Jersey, New York, and West Virginia.

Just in case, you are wondering what type of channels Optimum TV offers, and what states it covers, then you have landed in the right place. Scroll through this Optimum channel guide to spot your favorite networks and enjoy the all-around cable TV service for your household.

Optimum Channel Lineup — A Detailed Overview

Below, we have come up with a detailed overview of all the TV channels that are included in different Optimum TV plans, such as Optimum Basic, Core, Value, Select, and Premier.

This would help you make an informed decision and select the best Optimum TV plan for your home as per your requirements, budget, and liking. Let's dive in!

Note: The availability of channels and their numbers for Optimum TV plans vary in different locations. If you wish to know the exact numbers for these channels in your area or want to learn more about Optimum TV lineup, please reach out to Optimum customer service at 844-520-8978.

Networks Channel No. Basic Core Value Select Premier

Cheddar News (HD Only)

1

CBS (HD)

2

NBC (HD)

4

FOX (HD)

5

ABC (HD)

6

PBS (HD)

8

My9 (HD)

9

NBC (HD)

10

CW (HD)

11

PBS (HD)

12

PBS/Thirteen (HD)

13

i24NEWS (HD)

14

WFMZ (HD)

15

Univisión (HD)

16/1004

UniMÁS (HD)

17/1005

Trinity Broadcasting Network

18

CW

19

FOX (HD)

20

ION (HD)

21

Independent (HD)

22

HSN (HD)

23/147

News 12 New Jersey (HD)

24

Telemundo (HD)

26/1007

Discovery Channel (HD)

27

TLC (HD)

28

Food Network (HD)

29

HGTV (HD)

30

MeTV (HD)

33

TV Land (HD)

34

TNT (HD)

37

USA Network (HD)

38

TBS (HD)

39

FX (HD)

40

Paramount Network (HD)

41

WE tv (HD)

42

AMC (HD)

43

Bravo (HD)

44

Lifetime (HD)

45

A&E (HD)

46

History (HD)

47

Syfy (HD)

48

Freeform (HD)

49

Comedy Central (HD)

50

E! (HD)

51

VH1 (HD)

52

MTV (HD)

53

BET (HD)

54

MTV2 (HD)

55

Animal Planet

57

truTV (HD)

58

CNN Headline News

59

News 12+

61

The Weather Channel (HD)

62

C-SPAN 2

63

C-SPAN

65

MSNBC (HD)

66

CNBC (HD)

67

CNN (HD)

68

FOX News Channel (HD)

69

NBC Sports Philadelphia (HD)

71

Optimum Channel Guide

77

Educational Access

78

QVC (HD)

79

Mercer County Community College

80

Oxygen True Crime

81

NewsNation (HD)

82

IFC (HD)

83

WZME StoryTV

85

fuse (HD)

87

GSN

88

Religious Programming

89

Hallmark (HD)

92

Hallmark Movies & Mysteries (HD)

93

HSN2

94

BUZZR

95

Travel Channel (HD)

96

Turner Classic Movies (HD)

97

Digital Channel Guide

100

BBC America (HD)

101

Newsmax (HD)

102

EuroNews

103

BBC News

104

Bloomberg TV (HD)

105

FOX Business Network (HD)

106

C-SPAN 3

107

This TV

108

Localish (HD Only)

110

Grit TV

111

Start TV

112

MOVIES!

113

Antenna TV

114

NHK World (HD only)

115

Local Programming

118

PBS World

132

PBS Create

133

EWTN

135

Daystar

136

Catholic Faith Network

137

Jewish Broadcasting Service

138

Heroes & Icons

140

Discovery Life

141

GET

143

DABL

145

LocalX

146

CHARGE!

148

Shop LC

149

MotorTrend (HD only)

150

Crime & Investigation Network (HD only)

152

MTV Live (HD only)

153

Pop (HD)

154

Gem Shopping Network (HD)

155

Great American Living

156

Cowboy Channel

157

Nat Geo Wild (HD)

158

FXX (HD)

159

FYI (HD)

160

Vice TV (HD)

161

National Geographic (HD)

162

Smithsonian Channel (HD)

163

Classic Arts Showcase

165

Cooking Channel (HD)

166

Magnolia Network (HD)

167

Justice Central

168

Recipe.TV

169

Science Channel (HD)

170

Investigation Discovery (HD)

171

Destination America (HD)

172

American Heroes Channel

173

LMN

174

FETV

175

Cleo TV

176

ReelzChannel (HD)

177

TV One

178

LOGO TV

179

OWN (HD)

180

ShopHQ (HD)

181

Jewelry Television

182

QVC2

183

Great American Family (HD)

184

BET Her

185

MTV Classic

186

CMT (HD)

187

Hallmark Drama

189

FX Movie Channel

190

SundanceTV (HD)

192

Fox Weather

193

MTV Tr3s

195/1073

NBC Universo (HD)

197/1074

Galavisión (HD)

198/1006

Kids’ Channels

Networks Channel No. Basic Core Value Select Premier

Discovery Family Channel

120

Nickelodeon (HD)

121

Nicktoons TV

122

Nick Jr. (HD)

123

Teen Nick

124

Disney Channel (HD)

125

Disney Junior (HD)

126

Disney XD (HD)

127

Cartoon Network (HD)

128

Boomerang

129

Universal Kids

130

PBS Kids Thirteen

131

Sports Channels

Networks Channel No. Basic Core Value Select Premier

YES Network (HD)

75/201

SportsNet New York (HD)

60/202

MSG (HD)

73/203

MSG Sportsnet (HD)

74/204

Sports Overflow 1 (HD)

76/205

Sports Overflow 2 (HD)

206

NBC Sports Philadelphia (HD)

208

ESPN (HD)

36/210

ESPN2 (HD)

35/211

FOX Sports 1 (HD)

56/213

FOX Sports 2

214

CBS Sports Network (HD) (HD)

215

ESPNEWS (HD)

216

ESPNU (HD)

217

NFL Network (HD)

219

NFL RedZone (HD)

220

Available as part of the Sports Pack only

NBA TV (HD)

221/269

MLB Network (HD)

222

NHL Network (HD)

223/268

Available as part of the Sports Pack only

The Golf Channel (HD)

224

Tennis Channel (HD only)

226

ESPN Deportes

227/1066

FOX Deportes

228/1067

TUDN (HD)

229/1065

beIN Sports en Español (HD)

230/1070

beIN Sports (HD)

231

FOX Soccer Plus (HD)

232

Available as an add-on

GOL TV

233

Game+

238

Available as part of the Sports Pack or international channel add-on

Willow

239/1171

Available as part of the Sports Pack or international channel add-on

World Fishing Network

241

Sportsman Channel

242

MavTV Motorsport Network

243

Available as part of the Sports Pack

Fight Network

244

Available as part of the Sports Pack

TVG Network

245

SEC (HD)

246

BTN (HD)

247

ACC Network (HD)

248

Stadium College Sports Atlantic

249

Available as part of the College Sports Pack

Stadium College Sports Central

250

Available as part of the College Sports Pack

Stadium College Sports Pacific

251

Available as part of the College Sports Pack

MLB Extra Innings/NHL Center Ice (HD Only)

254-267

A Samsung cable box or Optimum One/Optimum TV box is needed to view this channel

NBA League Pass (HD Only)

270-279

A Samsung cable box or Optimum One/Optimum TV box is needed to view this channel

Premium Channels

Networks Channel No. Availability

HBO On Demand

300

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

HBO (HD)

301

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

HBO2 (HD)

302

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

HBO Comedy (HD)

303

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

HBO Zone (HD)

304

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

HBO Latino (HD)

305

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

HBO West (HD)

306

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

HBO2 West (HD)

307

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

HBO Signature West (HD)

308

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

HBO Family West (HD)

309

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

HBO Signature (HD)

310

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

HBO Family (HD)

311

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

Showtime On Demand (HD)

320

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

Showtime (HD)

321

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

Showtime 2 (HD)

322

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

SHOxBET (HD)

323

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

Showtime Next (HD)

324

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

Showtime Family Zone (HD)

325

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

Showtime Women (HD)

326

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

Showtime West (HD)

327

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

Showtime 2 West (HD)

328

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

Showtime Showcase West (HD)

329

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

Showtime Showcase (HD)

330

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

Showtime Extreme (HD)

331

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

Starz On Demand (HD)

340

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

Starz (HD)

341

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

Starz Kids & Family (HD)

342

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

Starz Edge (HD)

343

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

Starz in Black (HD)

344

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

Starz West (HD)

345

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

Starz Comedy (HD)

346

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

Starz Cinema (HD)

347

Premier (Available as add-on with Select or other TV packages)

Starz Encore On Demand (HD)

350

Premier & Select (Available as add-on with other TV packages)

Starz Encore (HD)

351

Premier & Select (Available as add-on with other TV packages)

Starz Encore Suspense (HD)

352

Premier & Select (Available as add-on with other TV packages)

Starz Encore Westerns

353

Premier & Select (Available as add-on with other TV packages)

Starz Encore Classic

354

Premier & Select (Available as add-on with other TV packages)

Starz Encore Black

355

Premier & Select (Available as add-on with other TV packages)

Starz Encore Family

356

Premier & Select (Available as add-on with other TV packages)

Starz Encore West

357

Premier & Select (Available as add-on with other TV packages)

Starz Encore Action

358

Premier & Select (Available as add-on with other TV packages)

Starz Encore Espanol

359/1056

Premier & Select (Available as add-on with other TV packages)

Cinemax On Demand

370

Available as add-on

Cinemax (HD)

371

Available as add-on

MoreMAX (HD)

372

Available as add-on

ThrillerMAX (HD)

373

Available as add-on

MovieMAX (HD)

374

Available as add-on

Cinemáx (HD)

375

Available as add-on

5 StarMAX (HD)

376

Available as add-on

OuterMAX (HD)

377

Available as add-on

Cinemax West (HD)

378

Available as add-on

ActionMAX (HD)

379

Available as add-on

TMC On Demand (HD)

390

Available as add-on

TMC (HD)

391

Available as add-on

TMC West (HD)

392

Available as add-on

TMC Xtra (HD)

393

Available as add-on

TMC Xtra West (HD)

394

Available as add-on

On-Demand & Pay Per View

On Demand

500

Free On Demand

502

Anime Network On Demand

507

Available as add-on

here! On Demand

509

Available as add-on

Adult Programming

520-533

Available as add-on

Pay Per View

550-553

Available as add-on

Interactive Channels

Netflix

600

YouTube

603

News 12 Interactive

612

Caller ID

630

Amazon Prime Video

901

DVR Playback

1000

Multi-Room DVR Playback

1001

Music

Stingray Music

850-899

International Channels

Networks

Channel Number

Availability

HITN

1011

Available as International Channel add-on

CNN en Español

1012

Available as International Channel add-on

Discovery en Español

1013

Available as International Channel add-on

Canal America

1014

Available as International Channel add-on

Nat Geo Mundo

1016

Available as International Channel add-on

History en Español

1017

Available as International Channel add-on

Discovery Familia

1018

Available as International Channel add-on

Tarima

1019

Available as International Channel add-on

Ve Plus

1020

Available as International Channel add-on

NTN24

1021

Available as International Channel add-on

FOROtv

1022

Available as International Channel add-on

Supercanal Caribe

1023

Available as International Channel add-on

Telemicro Internacional

1024

Available as International Channel add-on

Dominican View

1025

Available as International Channel add-on

WAPA America

1026

Available as International Channel add-on

Cuba Play

1028

Available as International Channel add-on

Televisión Dominicana

1029

Available as International Channel add-on

centroaméricatv

1030

Available as International Channel add-on

Ecuavisa Internacional

1031

Available as International Channel add-on

TV Chile

1032

Available as International Channel add-on

Nuestra Tele

1033

Available as International Channel add-on

Caracol TV Internacional

1034

Available as International Channel add-on

SUR Perú

1039

Available as International Channel add-on

Teleformula

1041

Available as International Channel add-on

Canal Sur

1042

Available as International Channel add-on

TVE Internacional

1043

Available as International Channel add-on

Antena 3

1044

Available as International Channel add-on

TeleXitos

1048

Available with all Optimum TV packages. But may require a a compatible Tuning Adapter (with a CableCARD) to view

Kids Street SAP

1049

Available as International Channel add-on

Cine Mexicano

1057

Available as International Channel add-on

Cine Latino

1058

Available as International Channel add-on

ViendoMovies

1059

Available as International Channel add-on

Gol TV (Spanish)

1068

Available as International Channel add-on

HOLA TV

1081

Available as International Channel add-on

Cartoon Network (SAP)

1082

Available as International Channel add-on

Disney XD (SAP)

1084

Available as International Channel add-on

RCN Novelas

1085

Available as International Channel add-on

Videorola

1086

Available as International Channel add-on

Pasiones

1090

Available as International Channel add-on

Univisión tlnovelas

1091

Available as International Channel add-on

Atres Series

1092

Available as International Channel add-on

MAS CHIC

1093

Available as International Channel add-on

INTI Network

1094

Available as International Channel add-on

TV Quisqueya

1096

Available as International Channel add-on

EWTN Español

1097

Available as International Channel add-on

En Español On Demand

1099

Available as International Channel add-on

Noire Africa

1100

Available as International Channel add-on

CEEN

1103

Available as International Channel add-on

CaribVision

1104

Available as International Channel add-on

Tempo

1105

Available as International Channel add-on

i24NEWS (in French)

1108

Available as International Channel add-on

TV5MONDE

1109

Available as International Channel add-on

BFMTV

1110

Available as International Channel add-on

DW Deutsch

1112

Available as International Channel add-on

iTVN

1115

Available as International Channel add-on

iTVN

1115

Available as International Channel add-on

TVN24

1117

Available as International Channel add-on

The Israeli Network

1118

Available as International Channel add-on

Antenna Satellite

1122

Available as International Channel add-on

Alpha

1123

Available as International Channel add-on

RTPi

1127

Available as International Channel add-on

SPT

1128

Available as International Channel add-on

TV Globo

1129

Available as International Channel add-on

TV Record

1130

Available as International Channel add-on

ART

1135

Available as International Channel add-on

Phoenix North America Chinese Channel

1146

Available as International Channel add-on

Phoenix InfoNews

1147

Available as International Channel add-on

The Chinese Channel

1148

Available as International Channel add-on

ET Global NY

1149

Available as International Channel add-on

CCTV-4

1150

Available as International Channel add-on

NTD TV

1151

Available as International Channel add-on

MBC

1153

Available as International Channel add-on

The Korean Channel-TKC

1154

Available as International Channel add-on

KBS World

1155

Available as International Channel add-on

CTS America

1156

Available as International Channel add-on

TV Japan

1157

Available as International Channel add-on

The Filipino Channel

1161

Available as International Channel add-on

GMA Pinoy TV

1162

Available as International Channel add-on

Jus Punjabi

1164

Available as International Channel add-on

Eros Now On Demand

1165

Available as International Channel add-on

TV Asia

1167

Available as International Channel add-on

ITV Gold

1168

Available as International Channel add-on

Zee TV

1169

Available as International Channel add-on

SET

1173

Available as International Channel add-on

RTVi

1182

Available as International Channel add-on

RTN

1183

Available as International Channel add-on

Shanson TV

1188

Available as International Channel add-on

RAI Italia

1194

Available as International Channel add-on

Top 5 Perks You Can Enjoy with Optimum TV Packages!

Besides affordable pricing and stable connectivity, Optimum cable TV offers a wide range of perks to its users. Some of them include:

  • 4K Ultra HD: Allows you to enjoy your favorite movies and TV shows in high-resolution graphics seamlessly!
  • High-end voice-activated remote: Enables you to control your TV with your voice commands, without pressing any button on the remote.
  • Optimum’s Cloud DVR: Enjoy recording up to 15 shows simultaneously with ranging up to 150 hours!
  • Optimum TV App: Enjoy live TV streaming, access to DVR schedules, and more.
  • Optimum On-Demand: Access your favorite TV shows, movies, and dramas 24/7 on the go!

That was just a quick glimpse of Optimum TV’s perks! For a detailed overview of Optimum TV plans, perks, and pricing, check out Optimum TV’s latest guide!

Need more information regarding Optimum Channel Lineup?

Call Optimum customer service at 844-520-8978!

The Bottom-Line

As an Optimum subscriber, you will get a handful of amazing national and international channels. Optimum TV packages are the perfect fit for all the TV binge-watchers out there since the channel lineup includes everything — from major sports channels like ESPN and beIN Sports to premium entertainment networks like HBO and STARZ.

If you want to opt for one of the best TV services and want access to a versatile channel lineup, then the Optimum channel list is ideal for you. However, before you get started, check out what Optimum packages and offers are available in your area. For that, you can either use the online zip tool at BuyTVInternetPhone or call Optimum customer service. International and Hispanic subscribers can also contact the Spanish Optimum phone number (telefono de Optimum): 844-527-5633.

Happy TV watching!

Tina Gonzalez

Tina is a digital marketing specialist and prolific writer. With a passion for writing, they are an authority on a wide range of topics, including internet guides, entertainment news, cost-saving guides, and ISP reviews. They possess a deep understanding of Optimum, DIRECTV, and AT&T, and provide valuable insights into their services. Their writing is informative, engaging, and always up-to-date with the latest industry trends.