i just use the digital spanish channels . then change the prefered language on the remote.
can get several channels in english .
paramount for films . discovery max . plus alsorts of american style programs . you can get enough to get by. use a simple outdoor antenna like this one Broken Link Removed
works for me .
made up a 12v lead as the one i bought didnt have one .
We done the same as you this year do us as well