A&E is channel #265 on Direct TV Channel Guide. It is available in HD (High Definition).
A&E is available on DirecTV in a variety of packages. You can find it in the Choice, Choice Extra, Choice Ultimate and Choice Premier.
Animal Planet is the ideal channel for the animal lovers out there. You will be taken to the animal world, where you will be able to experience these animals in action. There are a variety of shows on the channel that will help you see animals in a different light, as you are brought into their world.