Those of you with DirecTV subscriptions but not the right package to get the Hub got a bit of a windfall recently, with the Hub now being available for all packages. There are a couple of caveats, however, if this is making you consider getting the service. The most likely reason for the Hub suddenly being available on all packages is that DirecTV and Viacom (owner of Nickelodeon, Comedy Central, MTV, etc.) are in the middle of a fee dispute (which is actually kind of amusing to follow on Twitter; both parties are behaving like playground schoolchildren), and DTV is trying to cover some of the shortfall. Expect this to last exactly as long as the dispute does, but in the meantime, enjoy the Hub while it lasts if you haven’t been able to before.
And for the record, Ponies can be found daily @ 11 & 11:30am EDT, and then another shot at 1:30pm EDT.