Again. Would need to know model of your display and receiver. ARC might also be an option. Have you considered getting an OTA device like the TIVO? It will work like your Directv box, have extended guide data, and allow you to record programming.
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Panasonic DP-UB820 -> Yamaha CX-A5100 -> Sony XBR-75X940C; Mediabridge 6' and 15' HDMI cables.