jUST RUN 1 H.D.M.I. CABLE TO THE T.V. use a H.d.m.i. switcher at your amp. Gifin makes a great switcher with remote control. Also dish has a built in hi-def tunere so throw up a outside antenna for your locals the program guide will blend with your satellite stations If you have the dish hi-def system order the hi-def and VOOM package cheap $15.00 extra per month hope this helps stewee