It's understandable wanting to watch 2 different shows at the same time. In order to do so, it does depend on the receiver that you have. If your satellite receiver is a dual tuner (meaning you can watch 2 different shows from the same receiver in your home) then you will be able to view 2 different shows. Also, check out the link below that provides detailed information in regards to being able to watch 2 different programs at once:
Hope this helps!
The Sling Moderation Team