DirectTV has rolled out its remote app for the iPad. Do not get your hopes up as there is no streaming available. The company has launched a preview page for its remote app which appears to have plethora of customization options. Homescreen, shown below can tell you about what you are watching and what your favorite channels are. Just take everything as a grain of salt as the app is not available for download until now.
Also check out a remote app that is already available for iPad – Tivo iPad app