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List of channels on Sky (United Kingdom)

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Not to be confused with List of channels on Sky (Ireland)
See also List of channels on Sky (United Kingdom & Ireland)

Current Sky logo

Sky plc is the brand name for Sky UK Ltd's digital satellite television service platform, transmitted from the Astra satellites located at 28.2° East. The service is in the main available through subscription packs with additional pay-per-view channels.

This list details the current channels available on Sky in the United Kingdom.

Packs and keys

This table shows the colour coding used to show what type of subscription (if any) is needed to view a channel.

Pack name Provider Description
Free-to-air Channels that can be viewed without a subscription.
Free-to-view Free-to-air channels that require a Sky viewing card.
Sky Signature Sky Sky's basic pack to which other packs or subscription channels can be added. Known as Sky Entertainment for legacy packages but Sky Signature for new subscribers.
Sky HD Adds HD channels to all other packages, except Sky Cinema and Sky Sports packages.
Sky Cinema Additional subscription required for Sky Cinema channels. Subscribers with an HD box receive both HD & SD versions of the channels where available.
Sky Kids Available to which other packs or subscription channels can be added. Sky Signature package must be subscribed to in order to get Sky Kids package.
Sky Sports Additional subscription required for Sky Sports channels. Subscribers with an HD box receive both HD & SD versions of the channels where available.
BT Sport Additional subscription required for BT Sport channels. Subscribers with an HD box receive both HD & SD versions of the channels where available.
Premier Sports Premier Sports Additional subscription required for Premier Sports channels (including BoxNation).
Premium External Channels require an additional subscription from an external provider.
Pay-per-view Requires a one-off payment to view an event or programme.
Television X subscription Subscription required to view adult channels provided by Portland/RHF Productions after the free-to-view period
Adult & XXX subscription Subscription required to view adult channels provided by MG Global Entertainment after the free-to-view period

Abbreviations

Abbreviation Description
4:3 Broadcasts in 4:3 aspect
AD Audio description available on this channel
Ad340s Secondary (UK HD) channels in Ireland. HD versions of channels with UK adverts where, in Ireland, the SD version in the 100 series has Irish adverts. As the SD version is, exceptionally, more prominent, the HD version is placed in a dedicated secondary channel list for Ireland rather than in the 800 series.
Ad+1 These are +1 versions that contain different adverts for the UK & Ireland
AdHDSD Both the HD and SD versions broadcast the same content in all regions but with different adverts for the UK & Ireland
AdComm On commercial boxes, a version with a pint glass on-screen replaces the residential version. Programming is identical to the residential version but adverts are targeted to pub-goers.
AdSD SD versions broadcast the same content in all regions but with different adverts for the UK & Ireland; the HD versions (where available) broadcast UK adverts for both the UK & Ireland
EPG Electronic programme guide
ex. Excluding
HD High Definition (1080i on Sky+ HD boxes, 1080p on Sky Q boxes)
SD Standard definition (576i)
IntSkyS Channel available by pressing the red button on Sky Sports channels (excluding Sky Sports News and Sky Sports Mix).
(Note: The number of Sky Sports Active channels that are accessible at any given point in time is determined by Sky.)
IntBT Channel available by pressing the red button on BT Sport 1-3 or BT Sport ESPN.
IreEnc Separate streams for UK and Ireland. Ireland version is encrypted at all times, while UK version is encrypted for events only.
HD box On this channel number on HD boxes only
SD box On this channel number on SD boxes only
SkyS Bonus Additional channel at no extra cost to customers of the Sky Sports package
Commercial On this channel number in commercial premises (e.g. pubs, bars, events) only.
+1 Timeshift channel. (All timeshift channels are broadcast 1 hour later after the HD and/or SD channel unless stated)
Sky Q Channel in broadcast in Ultra HD. Package is dependent on programming.

Additional information

Note: This section is for both the United Kingdom & Ireland

Main article: Additional information for List of channels on Sky (UK and Ireland)

The HD swap and prominence of HD channels section explains how this article deals with SD and HD channels.

The Bonus channels in Ireland section describes channels that are defined in some Sky publications as "Bonus channels".

The Channel formats section explains the broadcasting formats of all channels.

The Sky’s genres and number ranges table sets out the channels in easy to read categories and explains the channel number ranges for these categories.

The Region mapping table shows which region of BBC One, BBC Two, ITV/STV/UTV (including +1s) and which advertising region of Channel 4 (and +1) is shown in each region of the UK and in Ireland (excluding regional channels in the 951-980 range). It also shows the regions for which audio description is available on these channels and the regions in which local TV and local radio are available.

The Manual tuning table sets out the frequencies for channels not listed on the Sky EPG that can be manually tuned, with details of the region(s) in which manual tuning is needed.

Channels on electronic programme guide (EPG)

Entertainment & Documentaries

 
Regional variations have region specific channels or channels on a different number than another region.
Regional variations - England - Wales - Scotland - Northern Ireland
UK-wide channels are channels that are available in all regions on the said channel numbers.
UK-wide
HD SD +1 Channel name Owner or parent company Notes Broadcast hours (HD/SD) Broadcast hours (+1) Encryption / Pack (HD) Encryption / Pack (SD/+1)
Regional variations
England
 ↑↑ Return ↑↑
115 101 BBC One BBC See regions 24 hours Free-to-air
102 802 BBC Two BBC See regions 24 hours Free-to-air
103
(not CI)
803
(not CI)
203
(not CI)
ITV ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) See regions 24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
103
(CI)
104
(London)
804
(London)
204 Channel 4 Channel Four Television Corporation AdSD, Ad+1
See regions
24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
138
(not London)
104
(not London)
108 808 208 Sky Atlantic Sky plc AdSD 24 hours 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
109 809 209 W UKTV (BBC Studios) AdSD 06:00-03:00 07:00-04:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
110 810 210 Gold UKTV (BBC Studios) Ad340s 07:00-04:00 08:00-05:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
111 811 211 Dave
Dave ja vu (+1)
UKTV (BBC Studios) AdSD 07:00-03:00 08:00-04:00 Sky HD Free-to-air
112 812 212 Comedy Central Paramount UK Partnership
(Paramount British Pictures/Sky plc)
Ad340s 09:00-06:00 10:00-07:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
113 813 Sky Comedy Sky plc Ad340s 08:00-05:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
114 814 Sky Documentaries Sky plc 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
117 London Live ESTV Ltd Available in London, Essex, Kent, Thames Valley, Henley 24 hours Free-to-view
117 Bristol TV Local Television Ltd Available in HTV West 24 hours

Independent:
02:00-09:00,
13:00-14:00,
18:00-20:00.

Simulcasts CBS Reality:
09:00-13:00,
14:00-18:00,
20:00-02:00.

Free-to-view
Leeds TV Available in Northwest Yorkshire
Tyne & Wear Available in Tyne, Tees
Liverpool TV Available in Merseyside
Birmingham TV Available in Central Midlands
134 828 S4C S4C Authority Welsh language (English audio via red button) 24 hours Free-to-air
141 241 5USA ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia 09:00-02:00 10:00-03:00 Free-to-air
161 261 Discovery Turbo Discovery, Inc 24 hours 24 hours Sky Signature
162 262 Animal Planet Discovery, Inc 24 hours 24 hours Sky Signature


163 894 Sky History2 A&E Networks UK (A&E Networks/Sky plc) 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
169 BBC Alba BBC (Scottish Gàidhlig language. English audio via red button) 17:00-00:00 (Mon-Fri)
16:00-01:00 (Sat)
16:00-00:00 (Sun)
Free-to-air
194 876 BBC Scotland BBC Varies between 10:00-19:00
19:00-00:00
Free-to-air
Wales
 ↑↑ Return ↑↑
101 801 BBC One BBC See regions 24 hours Free-to-air
102 802 BBC Two BBC See regions 24 hours Free-to-air
103 803 203 ITV ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) See regions 24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
104 804 S4C S4C Authority Welsh language (English audio via red button) 24 hours Free-to-air
138 108 208 Channel 4 Channel Four Television Corporation AdSD, Ad+1
See regions
24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
109 808 209 Sky Atlantic Sky plc AdSD 24 hours 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
110 809 210 W UKTV (BBC Studios) AdSD 06:00-03:00 07:00-04:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
111 810 211 Gold UKTV (BBC Studios) Ad340s 07:00-04:00 08:00-05:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
112 811 212 Dave
Dave ja vu (+1)
UKTV (BBC Studios) AdSD 07:00-03:00 08:00-04:00 Sky HD Free-to-air
113 812 213 Comedy Central Paramount UK Partnership
(Paramount British Pictures/Sky plc)
Ad340s 09:00-06:00 10:00-07:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
114 813 Sky Comedy Sky plc Ad340s 08:00-05:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
115 814 Sky Documentaries Sky plc 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
134 Cardiff TV Local Television Ltd 24 hours


Independent:
02:00-09:00,
13:00-14:00,
18:00-20:00.

Simulcasts CBS Reality:
09:00-13:00,
14:00-18:00,
20:00-02:00.

Free-to-view
141 241 5USA ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia 09:00-02:00 10:00-03:00 Free-to-air
161 261 Discovery Turbo Discovery, Inc 24 hours 24 hours Sky Signature
162 262 Animal Planet Discovery, Inc 24 hours 24 hours Sky Signature
163 894 Sky History2 A&E Networks UK (A&E Networks/Sky plc) 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
169 BBC Alba BBC (Scottish Gàidhlig language. English audio via red button) 17:00-00:00 (Mon-Fri)
16:00-01:00 (Sat)
16:00-00:00 (Sun)
Free-to-air
194 876 BBC Scotland BBC Varies between 10:00-19:00
19:00-00:00
Free-to-air
Scotland
 ↑↑ Return ↑↑
101 801 BBC One BBC See regions 24 hours Free-to-air
102 802 BBC Two BBC See regions 24 hours Free-to-air
176
(ScotB)
103
(ScotB)
203
(ScotB)
ITV ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) See regions 24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
103
(ScotNotSB)
803
(ScotNotSB)
STV STV Group See regions 24 hours Free-to-air
(Central West)
Free-to-air
Free-to-view
(Central East, North)
138 104 204 Channel 4 Channel Four Television Corporation AdSD, Ad+1
See regions
24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
108 808 208 Sky Atlantic Sky plc AdSD 24 hours 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
109 809 209 W UKTV (BBC Studios) AdSD 06:00-03:00 07:00-04:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
110 810 210 Gold UKTV (BBC Studios) Ad340s 07:00-04:00 08:00-05:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
111 811 211 Dave
Dave ja vu (+1)
UKTV (BBC Studios) AdSD 07:00-03:00 08:00-04:00 Sky HD Free-to-air
112 812 212 Comedy Central Paramount UK Partnership
(Paramount British Pictures/Sky plc)
Ad340s 09:00-06:00 10:00-07:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
113 813 Sky Comedy Sky plc Ad340s 08:00-05:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
114 814 Sky Documentaries Sky plc 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
115 876 BBC Scotland BBC Varies between 10:00-19:00
19:00-00:00
Free-to-air
117 BBC Alba BBC (Scottish Gàidhlig language. English audio via red button) 17:00-00:00 (Mon-Fri)
16:00-01:00 (Sat)
16:00-00:00 (Sun)
Free-to-air
134 828 S4C S4C Authority Welsh language (English audio via red button) 24 hours Free-to-air
161 261 Discovery Turbo Discovery, Inc 24 hours 24 hours Sky Signature
162 262 Animal Planet Discovery, Inc 24 hours 24 hours Sky Signature
163 894 Sky History2 A&E Networks UK (A&E Networks/Sky plc) 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
169 269 5USA ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia 09:00-02:00 10:00-03:00 Free-to-air
Northern Ireland
 ↑↑ Return ↑↑
101 801 BBC One BBC See regions 24 hours Free-to-air
115 102 BBC Two BBC See regions 24 hours Free-to-air
103 803 203 UTV ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) See regions 24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
138 104 204 Channel 4 Channel Four Television Corporation AdSD, Ad+1
See regions
24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
108 808 208 Sky Atlantic Sky plc AdSD 24 hours 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
109 809 209 W UKTV (BBC Studios) AdSD 06:00-03:00 07:00-04:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
110 810 210 Gold UKTV (BBC Studios) Ad340s 07:00-04:00 08:00-05:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
111 811 211 Dave
Dave ja vu (+1)
UKTV (BBC Studios) AdSD 07:00-03:00 08:00-04:00 Sky HD Free-to-air
112 812 212 Comedy Central Paramount UK Partnership
(Paramount British Pictures/Sky plc)
Ad340s 09:00-06:00 10:00-07:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
113 813 Sky Comedy Sky plc Ad340s 08:00-05:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
114 814 Sky Documentaries Sky plc 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
134 828 S4C S4C Authority Welsh language (English audio via red button) 24 hours Free-to-air
141 241 5USA ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia 09:00-02:00 10:00-03:00 Free-to-air
161 RTÉ One Raidió Teilifís Éireann 24 hours Sky Signature
162 836 RTÉ2 Raidió Teilifís Éireann 24 hours Sky Signature
163 837 TG4 Teilifís na Gaeilge Irish language 24 hours Sky Signature
168 894 Sky History2 A&E Networks UK (A&E Networks/Sky plc) 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
169 BBC Alba BBC (Scottish Gàidhlig language. English audio via red button) 17:00-00:00 (Mon-Fri)
16:00-01:00 (Sat)
16:00-00:00 (Sun)
Free-to-air


188 288 Discovery Turbo Discovery, Inc 24 hours 24 hours Sky Signature
189 289 Animal Planet Discovery, Inc 24 hours 24 hours Sky Signature
194 876 BBC Scotland BBC Varies between 10:00-19:00
19:00-00:00
Free-to-air
UK-wide
105 805 205 Channel 5 ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia 24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
106 806 206 Sky One Sky plc AdHDSD, AdComm 24 hours 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
107 807 207 Sky Witness Sky plc AdSD 24 hours 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
116 815 BBC Four BBC 24 hours Free-to-air
118 816 218 ITV2 ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours 24 hours Sky HD Free-to-air
119 817 219 ITV3 ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours 24 hours Sky HD Free-to-air
120 818 220 ITV4 ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours 24 hours Sky HD Free-to-air
121 819 221 Sky Crime Sky plc 24 hours 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
122 820 Sky Arts Sky plc 24 hours Sky HD Free-to-air
123 825 223 Sky History A&E Networks UK (A&E Networks/Sky plc) 08:00-05:00 09:00-06:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
124 821 224 Fox Disney Channels Worldwide 08:00-05:00 09:00-06:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
125 822 225 Discovery Channel Disney Channels Worldwide Ad340s 24 hours 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
126 823 MTV ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia Ad340s 06:00-03:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
127 Comedy Central Extra Paramount UK Partnership (Paramount British Pictures/Sky plc) AdSD 09:00-07:00 Sky Signature
128 228 5STAR ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia 24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
129 824 229 National Geographic Channel NGC-UK Partnership (National Geographic Society/Disney Channels Worldwide) 08:00-05:00 09:00-06:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
130 893 Sky Nature Sky plc 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
131 231 ITVBe ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
132 826 232 Alibi UKTV (BBC Studios) AdSD 07:00-04:00 08:00-05:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
133 827 233 TLC Discovery, Inc AdSD 07:00-04:00 08:00-05:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
135 829 235 E4 Channel Four Television Corporation Ad+1, Ad340s 24 hours 24 hours Sky HD Free-to-air
136 830 236 More4 Channel Four Television Corporation Ad340s 09:00-04:00 10:00-05:00 Sky HD Free-to-air
137 4seven Channel Four Television Corporation 24 hours Free-to-air
139 4Music Channel Four Television Corporation 07:00-03:00 Free-to-view
140 240 Food Network Discovery, Inc AdSD 24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
142 Really Discovery, Inc AdSD 04:00-02:00 Free-to-air
143 243 Drama UKTV (BBC Studios) AdSD 06:00-04:00 07:00-05:00 Free-to-air
144 831 244 Quest Discovery, Inc 24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
145 Sky Replay Sky plc AdSD 24 hours Sky Signature
146 246 CBS Reality CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership AdSD 24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
147 CBS Drama CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership AdSD 09:00-05:00 Free-to-air
148 CBS Justice CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership AdSD 24 hours Free-to-air
149 249 Quest Red Discovery, Inc 24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
150 Paramount Network ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia 24 hours Free-to-air
151 834 E! NBCUniversal International Networks Ad340s 07:00-05:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
152 892 252 Syfy NBCUniversal International Networks 11:00-08:00 12:00-09:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
153 5SELECT ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia 24 hours Free-to-air
154 254 ID
(Investigation Discovery)
Discovery, Inc 24 hours 24 hours Sky Signature
155 255 Yesterday UKTV (BBC Studios) 06:00-03:00 07:00-04:00 Free-to-air
156 835 256 Crime + Investigation A&E Networks UK (A&E Networks/Sky plc) 07:00-04:00 08:00-05:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
157 257 Sony Channel Columbia Pictures Corporation Ltd 24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
158 258 HGTV Discovery, Inc 07:00-04:00 08:00-05:00 Free-to-air
159 259 Pick Sky plc AdSD 24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
160 Challenge Sky plc AdSD 24 hours Free-to-air
164 Blaze A&E Networks UK (A&E Networks/Sky plc) 24 hours Free-to-air
165 839 Nat Geo Wild NGC-UK Partnership (National Geographic Society/Disney Channels Worldwide) 08:00-05:00 Sky HD Sky Signature
166 266 Eden UKTV (BBC Studios) 09:00-06:00 10:00-07:00 Sky Signature
167 267 Discovery Science Discovery, Inc 24 hours 24 hours Sky Signature
170 Together TV Community Channel 24 hours Free-to-air
171 889 Smithsonian Channel SNI/SI Networks LLC 24 hours Free-to-air
172 272 DMAX Discovery, Inc 24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
173 BET ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia 24 hours Free-to-air
174 PBS America PBS UK LLC 24 hours Free-to-air
175 Live 360 Live Entertainment Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
177 277 Discovery History Discovery, Inc 24 hours 24 hours Sky Signature
179 Court TV Sony Pictures Television (on behalf of Katz Broadcasting, LLC (E. W. Scripps Company)) 24 hours Free-to-air
181 Forces TV Services Sound & Vision Corporation 24 hours Free-to-air
182 Channel 7 GN Media 24 hours Free-to-air
183 Vice Vice UK TV Ltd 24 hours Sky Signature
184 Hi-Impact TV Solution Media and Infotech UK Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
185 Travelxp Worldwide Media Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
186 Yanga! Chiswick Park Studios Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
187 Lifetime A&E Networks UK (A&E Networks/Sky plc) 24 hours Sky Signature
190 NTD Universal Communications Network Inc. trading as New Tang Dynasty Television 24 hours Free-to-air
191 Showcase Information TV Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
193 Vox Africa Vox 24 hours Free-to-air
195 BEN Greener Technology Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air

Movies

Subscribers to the Sky Cinema package get both the SD and HD versions regardless if the subscriber has the HD pack or not.

HD SD +1 Channel name Owner or parent company Notes Broadcast hours (HD/SD) Broadcast hours (+1) Encryption / Pack (HD) Encryption / Pack (SD/+1)
301 842 312

Sky Cinema Premiere e

Sky plc 24 hours 24 hours Sky Cinema
302 (896)

Sky Cinema Musicals e
(Sky Cinema Select)

Sky plc SD version incorrectly marked as being on channel 896 on some Sky apps 24 hours Sky Cinema
303 (897)

Sky Cinema Hits e

Sky plc SD version incorrectly marked as being on channel 897 on some Sky apps 24 hours Sky Cinema
304 845

Sky Cinema Greats e

Sky plc 24 hours Sky Cinema
305

Sky Cinema Animation e

Sky plc 24 hours Sky Cinema
306 846

Sky Cinema Family e

Sky plc 24 hours Sky Cinema
307 847

Sky Cinema Action e

Sky plc 24 hours Sky Cinema
308 848

Sky Cinema Comedy e

Sky plc 24 hours Sky Cinema
309 849

Sky Cinema Thriller e

Sky plc 24 hours Sky Cinema
310 850

Sky Cinema Drama e

Sky plc 24 hours Sky Cinema
311 (898)

Sky Cinema Sci Fi & Horror e

Sky plc SD version incorrectly marked as being on channel 898 on some Sky apps 24 hours Sky Cinema
313 853 314 Film4 Channel Four Television Corporation AdSD 11:00-03:00 12:00-04:00 Sky HD Free-to-air
315 316 TCM Movies Turner Broadcasting System Europe (WarnerMedia) 24 hours 24 hours Sky Signature
317 318 Horror Channel CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership 24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
319 320

Sony Movies Classic e

Columbia Pictures Corporation Ltd 24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
321 322 Sony Movies Columbia Pictures Corporation Ltd 24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
323 324 Sony Movies Action Columbia Pictures Corporation Ltd 24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
325 326

Movies 24 e

NBCUniversal International Networks 24 hours 24 hours Sky Signature
328 Talking Pictures TV Talking Pictures TV Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
329 ROK Iroko Partners Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air

Music

HD SD +1 Channel name Owner or parent company Notes Broadcast hours (HD/SD) Broadcast hours (+1) Encryption / Pack (HD) Encryption / Pack (SD/+1)
350 MTV Music ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia 06:00-04:00 Sky Signature
351 MTV Hits ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia 06:00-04:00 Sky Signature
352 MTV Base ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia 06:00-04:00 Sky Signature
353

MTV Classic e

ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia 06:00-04:00 Sky Signature
354

Box Hits e

The Box Plus Network (Channel Four Television Corporation) 24 hours Free-to-air
355

The Box e

The Box Plus Network (Channel Four Television Corporation) 24 hours Free-to-air
356 Kiss The Box Plus Network (Channel Four Television Corporation) 24 hours Free-to-air
357 Magic The Box Plus Network (Channel Four Television Corporation) 24 hours Free-to-air
358 Kerrang! The Box Plus Network (Channel Four Television Corporation) 24 hours Free-to-air
359

Trace Hits e

TRACE Group 24 hours Free-to-air
360 Trace Vault TRACE Group 24 hours Free-to-air
361

NOW 70s e

All Around the World Productions 24 hours Free-to-air
362

NOW 80s e

All Around the World Productions 24 hours Free-to-air
363

NOW 90s e

All Around the World Productions 24 hours Free-to-air
364

Clubland TV e

All Around the World Productions 24 hours Free-to-air
365 Spotlight TV KeepItCountry.TV.Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air

Sports

Subscribers to the Sky Sports and/or Sports Extra packages get both the SD and HD versions regardless if the subscriber has the HD pack or not.

HD SD +1 Channel name Owner or parent company Notes Broadcast hours (HD/SD) Broadcast hours (+1) Encryption / Pack (HD) Encryption / Pack (SD/+1)
401 855

Sky Sports Main Event e

Sky plc AdComm, AdHDSD, SkyS Bonus 24 hours Sky Sports
402 856

Sky Sports Premier League e

Sky plc AdComm, AdHDSD, AdSD 24 hours Sky Sports
403 857

Sky Sports Football e

Sky plc AdComm, AdSD 24 hours Sky Sports
404 858

Sky Sports Cricket e

Sky plc AdComm 24 hours Sky Sports
405 859

Sky Sports Golf e

Sky plc AdComm, AdSD 24 hours Sky Sports
407
(Commercial)
406 860

Sky Sports F1 e

Sky plc AdComm 24 hours Sky Sports
407 861

Sky Sports Action e

Sky plc AdComm
Broadcasts February to September only
24 hours Sky Sports
408
(Commercial)

Sky Sports NFL e

AdComm
Broadcasts September to February only
Sky plc
(Branding licensed from the NFL)
408 862

Sky Sports Arena e

Sky plc AdComm 24 hours Sky Sports
409
(Commercial)
409 863

Sky Sports News e

Sky plc AdComm, AdHDSD 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
405
(Commercial)
Sky Sports
(Commercial)
410 864 Eurosport 1 Discovery, Inc 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
411 865 Eurosport 2 Discovery, Inc 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
412 Premier Sports 1 Premier Media AdComm 24 hours Premier Sports
413 867 BT Sport 1 BT Group plc AdComm 24 hours BT Sport
414 868 BT Sport 2 BT Group plc AdComm 24 hours BT Sport
415 888

Sky Sports Racing e

Sky plc/Arena Racing Company AdComm 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
416 895

Sky Sports Mix e

Sky plc AdComm 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
417 869 BT Sport 3 BT Group plc AdComm 24 hours BT Sport
418 870 MUTV Manchester United 10:45-00:00 Premium
421
(NI)
eir Sport 1 eir 24 hours Premium
422 FreeSports Premier Media 24 hours Free-to-air
423 872 BT Sport ESPN BT Group plc AdComm 24 hours BT Sport
425 LFCTV Liverpool FC 24 hours Premium
426 874 Racing TV Racing TV 24 hours Premium
427 BoxNation Boxing Channel Media Ltd 24 hours Premier Sports
429 Premier Sports 2 Premier Media AdComm 24 hours Premier Sports
433 GINX ESPORTS TV GINX TV Ltd
(Sky plc/ITV plc)
24 hours Sky Signature
435 La Liga TV Premier Media 24 hours Premier Sports
437 SportyStuff TV Greyhound TV Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
Interactive
Red button Red button Sky Sports Active 1 Sky plc IntSkyS Occasional Sky Sports
Sky Sports Active 2
Sky Sports Active 3
Sky Sports Active 4
Sky Sports Active 5
Sky Sports Active 6
Sky Sports Active 7
Sky Sports Active 8
Sky Sports Active 9
BT Sport Extra 1 BT Group plc IntBT BT Sport
Red button (Commercial) BT Sport Extra 2
BT Sport Extra 3
BT Sport Extra 4
BT Sport Extra 5
BT Sport Extra 6
BT Sport Mosaic 1
BT Sport Mosaic 2
Pay Per View
490 BT Sport Box Office BT Group plc IreEnc Occasional Pay-per-view
492 491 Sky Sports Box Office Sky plc Occasional Pay-per-view
494 BT Sport Box Office 2 BT Group plc Occasional Pay-per-view

News

HD SD +1 Channel name Owner or parent company Notes Broadcast hours (HD/SD) Broadcast hours (+1) Encryption / Pack (HD) Encryption / Pack (SD/+1)
501 875 Sky News Sky plc AdHDSD 24 hours Sky HD Free-to-air
502 Bloomberg Television Bloomberg L.P. 24 hours Free-to-air
503 877 BBC News BBC 24 hours Free-to-air
504 BBC Parliament BBC 24 hours Free-to-air
505 890 CNBC Europe NBCUniversal 24 hours Free-to-air
506 878 CNN International EMEA Turner Broadcasting System Europe (WarnerMedia) 24 hours Free-to-air
507 NHK World NHK 24 hours Free-to-air
508 Euronews Media Globe Networks/NBC News International 24 hours Free-to-air
510 NDTV 24x7 New Delhi Television Ltd 4:3 24 hours Free-to-air
511 879 RT Information TV (for RIA Novosti) 24 hours Free-to-air
512 France 24 English France Médias Monde 24 hours Free-to-air
513 880 Al Jazeera English Al Jazeera 24 hours Free-to-air
515 TVC News Continental Broadcasting Service (Nigeria) 24 hours Free-to-air
516 881 TRT World Turkish Radio & Television Corporation (TRT) 24 hours Free-to-air
518 Channels 24 Channels Television Incorporated 24 hours Free-to-air
519 Arise News Arise Media UK Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air


522 Arirang TV Arirang TV Network 24 hours Free-to-air

Religion

HD SD +1 Channel name Owner or parent company Notes Broadcast hours (HD/SD) Broadcast hours (+1) Encryption / Pack (HD) Encryption / Pack (SD/+1)
580 GOD Channel The Angel Foundation 24 hours Free-to-air
581 Revelation Revelation TV Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
582 TBN UK Trinity Broadcasting Network 24 hours Free-to-air
583 Daystar Daystar Television Network 24 hours Free-to-air
584 Inspiration TV The Inspiration Network 24 hours Free-to-air
585 Loveworld TV Loveworld Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
587 Word Network Adell Broadcasting 4:3 24 hours Free-to-air
588 EWTN Catholic Adell Broadcasting 4:3 24 hours Free-to-air
589 Faith World TV World Evangelism Bible Church 24 hours Free-to-air
590 KICC TV Kingsway International Christian Centre 24 hours Free-to-air
593 SonLife Broadcasting Network Jimmy Swaggart Ministries 24 hours Free-to-air
594 Faith UK Flow TV Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
595 Hillsong Trinity Broadcasting Network 24 hours Free-to-air
596 Good News TV Uebert Angel 24 hours Free-to-air
597 Dunamis TV Dunamis TV 24 hours Free-to-air

Kids

HD SD +1 Channel name Owner or parent company Notes Broadcast hours (HD/SD) Broadcast hours (+1) Encryption / Pack (HD) Encryption / Pack (SD/+1)
601 640 602 Cartoon Network Turner Broadcasting System Europe (WarnerMedia) 24 hours 24 hours Sky HD Sky Kids
603 641 611 Boomerang Turner Broadcasting System Europe (WarnerMedia) 24 hours 24 hours Sky HD Sky Kids
604 642 616 Nickelodeon Nickelodeon UK (ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia/Sky plc) AdSDHD 03:00-00:00 04:00-01:00 Sky HD Sky Kids
605 Nicktoons Nickelodeon UK (ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia/Sky plc) AdSD 24 hours Sky Kids
606 645 622 Nick Jr. Nickelodeon UK (ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia/Sky plc) AdSDHD 03:00-00:00 04:00-01:00 Sky HD Sky Kids
607 643 CBBC BBC 07:00-21:00 Free-to-air
608 644 CBeebies BBC 06:00-19:00 Free-to-air
609 BabyTV Disney Channels Worldwide 24 hours Sky Kids
610 Cartoonito Turner Broadcasting System Europe (WarnerMedia) 04:00-21:00 Sky Kids
612 CITV ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 06:00-21:00 Free-to-air
613

Nick Jr. Too e

Nickelodeon UK (ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia/Sky plc) AdSD 03:00-00:00 Sky Kids
614 619 Pop Columbia Pictures Corporation Ltd 03:00-00:00 04:00-01:00 Free-to-air
615 618 Tiny Pop Columbia Pictures Corporation Ltd 03:00-00:00 04:00-01:00 Free-to-air
620 621 Pop Max Columbia Pictures Corporation Ltd 24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
624
(NI)
RTÉjr Raidió Teilifís Éireann 07:00-18:45 Sky Signature

Shopping

HD SD +1 Channel name Owner or parent company Notes Broadcast hours (HD/SD) Broadcast hours (+1) Encryption / Pack (HD) Encryption / Pack (SD/+1)
660 QVC QVC (Liberty Interactive) 24 hours Free-to-air
661 JML Direct JML Direct Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
662 TJC The Jewellery Channel Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
663 QVC Beauty QVC (Liberty Interactive) 24 hours Free-to-air
664 Ideal World Ideal Shopping Direct Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
665 Gems TV Gemporia Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
666 667
(+½)
High Street TV HSTV Media Ltd (High Street TV 1-5 respectively) 24 hours 24 hours Free-to-air
668
(+1)
672
(+1½)
675
(+2)
669 Best Direct Best Direct (International) Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
670 Gemporia Craft Primal Cure Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
671 Ideal Extra Ideal Shopping Direct Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
673 Hochanda Hochanda Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
674 Jewellery Maker JewelleryMaker Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
676 TV Warehouse Canis 107 Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
677 QVC Style QVC (Liberty Interactive) 24 hours Free-to-air
679 Thane Thane Direct UK Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
680 Psychic Today Majestic TV Ltd 10:00-23:00 Free-to-air
682 QVC Extra QVC (Liberty Interactive) 24 hours Free-to-air
683 Create & Craft Ideal Shopping Direct Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
684 Craft Extra Ideal Shopping Direct Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
688 Cruise1st.TV Sunshine Cruise Holidays Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air

International

This genre is subdivided into sub-genres according to the main language broadcast on each channel. Where additional languages are also broadcast they are shown in the Other languages/notes column.

HD SD +1 Channel name Owner or parent company Notes / Languages Broadcast hours (HD/SD) Broadcast hours (+1) Encryption / Pack (HD) Encryption / Pack (SD/+1)
Hindi language
701 B4U Movies B4U Network Ltd 24 hours Sky Signature
702 B4U Music B4U Network Ltd Hindi, Arabic, English 24 hours Sky Signature
703 882 Sony Entertainment TV Sony Pictures Television 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
704 Utsav Bharat Star India (Walt Disney Company India) 24 hours Sky Signature
705 883 Utsav Plus Star India (Walt Disney Company India) 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
706 884 Colors Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd (Viacom/TV18) 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
707 Zee Cinema Zee Entertainment Enterprises 24 hours Sky Signature
708 Republic Bharat Worldview Media Network Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
709 Zee TV Zee Entertainment Enterprises 24 hours Sky Signature
710 Aaj Tak Living Media 4:3 24 hours Free-to-air
711 MATV National Middlesex Broadcasting Corporation Ltd 4:3, Gujarati, Punjabi, English 24 hours Free-to-air
712 Foodxp Worldwide Media Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
713 Colors Rishtey Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd (Viacom/TV18) 24 hours Sky Signature
714 Colors Cineplex Viacom 18 Media Pvt. Ltd (Viacom/TV18) 24 hours Sky Signature
715 886 Sony Max Sony Pictures Television 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
716 Venus TV Venus TV Ltd 4:3, English 24 hours Free-to-air
717 887 Utsav Gold Star India (Walt Disney Company India) 24 hours Sky HD Sky Signature
718 Sony SAB TV Sony Pictures Television 24 hours Sky Signature
720 Sony Max 2 Sony Pictures Television 24 hours Sky Signature
724 Aastha TV Acharya Balkrishna (Vedic Broadcasting Ltd) 4:3 24 hours Free-to-air
725 Sanskar TV Sanskar Information TV UK Ltd 4:3 24 hours Free-to-air
Urdu language
731 MTA International Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Arabic, Bengali, English, French, German, Hausa, Indonesian, Malayalam, Swahili, Tamil, Turkish 24 hours Free-to-air
732 Hum Masala Hum Network Ltd 4:3 24 hours Free-to-air
733 Hidayat TV Hidayat Television Ltd 4:3, English 24 hours Free-to-air
734 GEO News Independent Media Corporation 4:3 24 hours Free-to-air
735 PTV Global Pakistan Television Corporation 4:3 24 hours Free-to-air
736 New Vision TV New Vision TV Ltd Swahili 24 hours Free-to-air
737 Islam Channel Mohamed Ali Harrath 4:3, English 24 hours Free-to-air
738 GEO TV Independent Media Corporation 4:3 24 hours Free-to-air
739 Noor TV Al Ehya Digital Television Ltd 4:3 24 hours Free-to-air
742 IQRA TV Arab Radio and Television Network Punjabi 24 hours Free-to-air
743 92 News Galaxy Broadcasting Network Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
744 Islam TV Vision247 24 hours Free-to-air
745 Ahlebait TV Ahlebait TV Network Ltd English 24 hours Free-to-air
746 Madani Channel Dawat-e-Islami Arabic, Bengali 24 hours Free-to-air
748 Samaa TV Jaag Broadcasting Systems (Pvt.) Ltd 4:3 24 hours Free-to-air
749 Takbeer TV Hazrat Sultan Bahu Trust Arabic, English 24 hours Free-to-air
751 Hum Europe Hum Network Ltd Arabic, English 24 hours Free-to-air
752 British Muslim TV Vision TV Network English 24 hours Free-to-air
754 Dunya News Mian Amer Mehmood 4:3 24 hours Free-to-air
755 Islam Channel (Urdu) Islam Channel (Urdu) Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
756 Channel 44 City News Network (SMC) Pvt. Ltd 4:3 24 hours Free-to-air
757 Eman Channel Eman Channel Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
758 ARY Digital ARY Digital Network (ARY Group) 4:3 24 hours Free-to-air
759 A1TV Anil Lodha 4:3 24 hours Free-to-air
760 Hum News Hum Network Ltd 4:3 24 hours Free-to-air
Punjabi language
766 PTC Punjabi PTC Network 4:3 24 hours Free-to-air
767 Brit Asia TV Britasia TV Ltd English 24 hours Free-to-air
768 Sikh Channel TV Legal Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
769 Sangat Television Sangat Trust 24 hours Free-to-air
770 Akaal Channel Akaal Channel Ltd English 24 hours Free-to-air
771 KTV Sun TV Network Europe Ltd Tamil 24 hours Free-to-air
772 Kanshi TV Kanshi TV Ltd Hindi 24 hours Free-to-air
Bengali language
777 Channel S Chs.Tv Ltd 4:3, Sylheti, English 24 hours Free-to-air
778 IQRA Bangla Arab Radio and Television Network English 24 hours Free-to-air
779 ATN Bangla Asian Television Network 4:3 24 hours Free-to-air
780 NTV International Television Channel Ltd 4:3 24 hours Free-to-air
781 TV One Light Upon Light Media Ltd English 24 hours Free-to-air
782 Ion Television Ion Media 24 hours Free-to-air
783 Deen TV Deen TV Limited 24 hours Free-to-air
Arabic language
787 Ahlulbayt TV Ahlulbayt TV Ltd 4:3, Urdu, English 24 hours Free-to-air
788 Sky News Arabia Sky plc/Abu Dhabi Media Investment Corporation 24 hours Free-to-air
Other languages
791 Phoenix CNE Channel Phoenix Chinese News & Entertainment Ltd Chinese 24 hours Free-to-air
793 Iran International Global Media Circulating Ltd Persian 24 hours Free-to-air

Adult

Adult channels can be hidden in the Parental Controls settings on Sky boxes. The subscription channels in this genre have a freeview period before the channels becomes encrypted - the freeview and encrypted times are shown in the table.

HD SD +1 Channel name Owner or parent company Notes Broadcast hours (Free) Broadcast hours (Encrypted) Encryption / Pack
(Free)
Encryption / Pack
(Encrypted)
900 Television X Portland Broadcasting Ltd 05:30-22:10 22:10-05:30 Free-to-view Television X
901 Adult Channel MG Global Entertainment (Europe) Ltd 05:30-22:10 22:10-05:30 Free-to-view Adult & XXX
902 Xpanded TV Txt Me TV Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
903 Babes & Brazzers MG Global Entertainment (Europe) Ltd 05:30-22:00 22:00-05:30 Free-to-view Adult & XXX
906 Babenation Vintana plc 24 hours Free-to-air
908 Get Lucky TV Grandiose Ltd 22:00-08:00 Free-to-air
910 XXX Public Pickups MG Global Entertainment (Europe) Ltd 05:30-22:10 22:10-05:30 Free-to-view Adult & XXX
914 Xpanded TV 2 Txt Me TV Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
915 TVX 40+ RHF Productions Ltd 05:30-22:10 22:10-05:30 Free-to-view Television X
916 XXX Girl Girl MG Global Entertainment (Europe) Ltd 05:30-22:10 22:10-05:30 Free-to-view Adult & XXX
917 XXX College MG Global Entertainment (Europe) Ltd 05:30-22:10 22:10-05:30 Free-to-view Adult & XXX
918 XXX Mums MG Global Entertainment (Europe) Ltd 05:30-22:10 22:10-05:30 Free-to-view Adult & XXX
924 Studio 66 3 965 TV Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air

Entertainment & Documentaries (Regional/Audio description/Interactive)

This list is the alternative local or alternative advertising version of BBC One SD/HD, BBC Two SD/HD, ITV +1, Channel 4 and Channel 4 +1. If a channel below is shown on channels 101, 102, 104, 108, 115, 203, 208, 801 or 802 (see regions), it is unavailable in the 950-980 range.

AD = Audio description available on this channel.

HD SD +1 Channel name (Advertising) Region Owner or parent company Notes Broadcast hours (HD/SD) Broadcast hours (+1) Encryption / Pack (HD) Encryption / Pack (SD/+1)
951
(Eng, Wales, NI)
977
(Eng, Wales, NI)
BBC One Scotland BBC On this channel if not on 101/801 24 hours Free-to-view
952
(Eng, Scot, NI)
978
(Eng, Scot, NI)
Wales
953
(Eng, Wales, Scot)
979
(Eng, Wales, Scot)
Northern Ireland
954 London (AD)
955 North East & Cumbria
956 Yorkshire
957 East Yorkshire & Lincolnshire
958 North West
959 West Midlands
960 East Midlands
961 East (East)
962 East (West)
963 South East
964 South
965 Oxfordshire
966 West
967 South West
968 Channel Islands
976 Generic Simulcasts BBC One London without local news. On this number if not shown on 115
980
(Wales)
969
(Wales, NI)
BBC Two Network (AD) BBC On these numbers if not on 102/115/802 24 hours Free-to-view
971
(Eng, Scot, NI)
980
(Eng, Scot, NI)
Wales
972
(Eng, Wales, Scot)
Northern Ireland
973
(Eng (not London), Wales, ScotB, NI)
ITV London (AD) ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours Free-to-view
974
(Eng (not London), Wales, Scot, NI)
975
(Eng (not London), Wales, Scot, NI)
Channel 4 London (AD) Channel Four Television Corporation On these numbers if not on 104/108/204/208 24 hours 24 hours Free-to-view
Interactive
981 BBC Red Button 1 BBC Also viewable via red/text button on main BBC channels 24 hours Free-to-view

Sky Help

HD SD +1 Channel name Owner or parent company Notes Broadcast hours (HD/SD) Broadcast hours (+1) Encryption / Pack (HD) Encryption / Pack (SD/+1)
899 Sky Intro Sky plc Channels 899 and 950 are channel buffers for the Adult section 24 hours Free-to-air
950
998
(HD box)
998
(SD box)
996 Channel Line-up Sky plc Audio channel 24 hours Free-to-air
999 Sky Sky plc 24 hours Free-to-air

Radio

Radio channels are audio channels.

HD SD +1 Channel name Owner or parent company Notes Broadcast hours (HD/SD) Broadcast hours (+1) Encryption / Pack (HD) Encryption / Pack (SD/+1)
0101 BBC Radio 1 BBC 24 hours Free-to-air
0102 BBC Radio 2 BBC 24 hours Free-to-air
0103 BBC Radio 3 BBC 24 hours Free-to-air
0104 BBC Radio 4 FM BBC 24 hours Free-to-air
0105 BBC Radio 5 Live BBC 24 hours Free-to-air
0106 Classic FM Global Radio 24 hours Free-to-air
0107 Absolute Radio Bauer Radio Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
0108 Talksport Wireless Group 24 hours Free-to-air
0109 Capital Global Radio (London region version) 24 hours Free-to-air
0110 Planet Rock Bauer Radio Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
0111 Heart Global Radio (London region version) 24 hours Free-to-air
0112 Heart 80s Global Radio 24 hours Free-to-air
0113 Radio X Global Radio 24 hours Free-to-air
0114 Capital XTRA Global Radio 24 hours Free-to-air
0115 BBC World Service BBC 24 hours Free-to-air
0116 BBC Radio Scotland BBC Scotland 24 hours Free-to-air
0117 BBC Radio Wales BBC Wales 24 hours Free-to-air
0118 BBC Radio Ulster BBC Northern Ireland English, Irish, Ulster Scots languages 24 hours Free-to-air
0119 BBC Asian Network BBC 24 hours Free-to-air
0120 BBC Radio 6 Music BBC 24 hours Free-to-air
0121 Gold Global Radio 24 hours Free-to-air
0122 WRN Europe WRN Broadcast 24 hours Free-to-air
0124 LBC Global Radio 24 hours Free-to-air
0128 Smooth Radio Global Radio 24 hours Free-to-air
0130 Panjab Radio Panjab Radio 24 hours Free-to-air
0131 BBC Radio 4 Extra BBC 24 hours Free-to-air
0137 BBC Radio 1Xtra BBC 24 hours Free-to-air
0138 TWR Trans World Radio 24 hours Free-to-air
0139 BBC Radio nan Gàidheal BBC Alba Scottish Gàidhlig language 24 hours Free-to-air
0143 BBC Radio 4 LW BBC 24 hours Free-to-air
0144 BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra BBC 24 hours Free-to-air
0146 Heart Dance Global Radio 24 hours Free-to-air
0147 EWTN Catholic Eternal Word Television Network 24 hours Free-to-air
0150 Sukh Sagar Sukh Sagar Radio 24 hours Free-to-air
0151 Khushkhabri Asian Gold Radio Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
0152
(London / Essex)
BBC Radio London BBC Local Radio In regions 1 (London) & 18 (London/Essex) only 24 hours Free-to-air
0152
(NI)
BBC Radio Foyle BBC Local Radio 24 hours Free-to-air
0220
(Eng, Scot, Wales)
0152
(Wales)
BBC Radio Cymru BBC Wales Welsh language 24 hours Free-to-air
0154
(Eng, Scot, NI)
0154
(Wales)
BBC Radio Cymru 2 BBC Wales Welsh language 24 hours Free-to-air
0219
(Eng, Scot, NI)
0160 RTÉ Radio 1 Raidió Teilifís Éireann 24 hours Free-to-air
0164 RTÉ 2FM Raidió Teilifís Éireann 24 hours Free-to-air
0165 RTÉ Lyric FM Raidió Teilifís Éireann 24 hours Free-to-air
0166 RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta Raidió Teilifís Éireann Irish language 24 hours Free-to-air
0169 Desi Radio The Panjabi Centre Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
0178 Kiss Bauer Radio Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
0180 Magic Radio Bauer Radio Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
0188 Hits Radio Bauer Radio Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
0200 Absolute 80s Bauer Radio Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
0201 Absolute 90s Bauer Radio Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
0202 Jazz FM Bauer Radio Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
0203 Absolute Classic Rock Bauer Radio Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
0210 Newstalk Communicorp 24 hours Free-to-air
0211 BFBS Radio British Forces Broadcasting Service 24 hours Free-to-air
0215 Virgin Radio UK Wireless Group 24 hours Free-to-air
0216 Scala Radio Bauer Radio Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
0217 Heart 90s Global Radio 24 hours Free-to-air
0221 LBC News Global Radio 24 hours Free-to-air

On-demand

Where the Sky HD pack is required for channels in the EPG, the same is for HD content here.

Service name Content from Owner or parent company Encryption / Pack (HD) Encryption / Pack (SD)
All4 Channel 4,
E4,
More4,
4seven,
4Music,
Film4
Channel Four Television Corporation Free-to-air
BBC iPlayer BBC One,
BBC Two,
BBC Three,
BBC Four,
BBC Scotland,
Cbeebies,
CBBC
BBC Free-to-air
Boomerang Turner Broadcasting System Europe (WarnerMedia) Sky HD Sky Kids
BSL Zone Together TV British Sign Language Broadcasting Trust Free-to-air
BT Sport BT Sport 1,
BT Sport 2,
BT Sport 3,
BT Sport ESPN
BT Group plc BT Sport
Cartoon Network Turner Broadcasting System Europe (WarnerMedia) Sky HD Sky Kids
Challenge Sky plc Free-to-air
Channel 5 Channel 5,
5STAR,
5USA,
5SELECT,
Paramount Network
ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia Free-to-air
Comedy Central Comedy Central,
Comedy Central Extra
Paramount British Pictures/Sky UK Ltd Sky HD Sky Signature
Crime + Investigation A&E Networks UK (A&E Networks/Sky UK Ltd) Sky HD Sky Signature
Discovery Discovery Channel,
Investigation Discovery,
Animal Planet
Discovery, Inc Sky HD Sky Signature
E! NBCUniversal International Networks Sky HD Sky Signature
Eurosport Eurosport 1,
Eurosport 2
Discovery, Inc Sky HD Sky Signature
Fox Disney Channels Worldwide Sky HD Sky Signature
ITV Hub
(Eng, Wales, ScotB, NI)
ITV/UTV,
ITV2,
ITV3,
ITV4,
ITVBe
ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) Free-to-air
(ITV/UTV)
Free-to-air
Sky HD
(ITV2, ITV3, ITV4)
Lifetime A&E Networks UK (A&E Networks/Sky UK Ltd) Sky HD Sky Signature
MTV ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia Sky HD Sky Signature
National Geographic National Geographic Channel,
Nat Geo Wild
NGC-UK Partnership (National Geographic Society/Disney Channels Worldwide) Sky HD Sky Signature
Nick Jr. Nickelodeon UK (ViacomCBS International Media Networks Europe/Sky UK Ltd) Sky HD Sky Kids
Nickelodeon Nickelodeon UK (ViacomCBS International Media Networks Europe/Sky UK Ltd) Sky HD Sky Kids
Nicktoons Nickelodeon UK (ViacomCBS International Media Networks Europe/Sky UK Ltd) Sky HD Sky Kids
Pick Sky plc Free-to-air
Quest,
Really,
Quest Red,
Food Network,
DMAX,
HGTV
Quest,
Really,
Quest Red,
Food Network,
DMAX,
HGTV
Discovery, Inc Free-to-air
Sky Box Sets All4,
Channel 5,
Sky channels,
UKTV,
Comedy Central,
E!,
Syfy,
Fox,
Discovery,
MTV,
National Geographic,
TLC,
Quest,
Quest Red,
Food Network,
DMAX,
HGTV,
Pick,
Challenge,
Yesterday,
Crime + Investigation,
Lifetime,
Eden,
Vice,
BET,
BSL Zone
Various
(Provided by Sky plc)
Premium for individual box sets/programmes or dependant on individual channel subscription.
Sky Channels Sky One,
Sky Atlantic,
Sky Witness,
Sky Comedy,
Sky Documentaries,
Sky Crime,
Sky Arts,
Sky History,
Sky History2,
Sky Nature,

Sky Sports Main Event e ,
Sky Sports Premier League e ,
Sky Sports Football e ,
Sky Sports Cricket e ,
Sky Sports Golf e ,
Sky Sports F1 e ,
Sky Sports Action e ,
Sky Sports NFL e ,
Sky Sports Arena e ,
Sky Sports Racing e ,
Sky Sports Mix e ,
Sky News

Sky plc Sky HD
(Sky One,
Sky Atlantic,
Sky Witness,
Sky Comedy,
Sky Documentaries,
Sky Crime,
Sky Arts,
Sky History,
Sky History2,
Sky Nature,

Sky Sports Racing e ,
Sky Sports Mix e )

Sky Signature
(Sky One,
Sky Atlantic,
Sky Witness,
Sky Comedy,
Sky Documentaries,
Sky Crime,
Sky Arts,
Sky History,
Sky History2,
Sky Nature,

Sky Sports Racing e ,
Sky Sports Mix e )

Sky Sports
(

Sky Sports Main Event e ,
Sky Sports Premier League e ,
Sky Sports Football e ,
Sky Sports Cricket e ,
Sky Sports Golf e ,
Sky Sports F1 e ,
Sky Sports Action e ,
Sky Sports NFL e ,
Sky Sports Arena e )

Sky HD
(Sky News)
Free-to-air
(Sky News)
Sky Cinema

Sky Cinema Premiere e ,
Sky Cinema Musicals e
(Sky Cinema Select) ,
Sky Cinema Hits e ,
Sky Cinema Greats e ,
Sky Cinema Animation e ,
Sky Cinema Family e
,
Sky Cinema Action e ,
Sky Cinema Comedy e ,
Sky Cinema Thriller e ,
Sky Cinema Drama e ,
Sky Cinema Sci Fi & Horror e
, Sky Store

Sky plc Sky Cinema
(All except Sky Store)
Premium
(Sky Store)
Sony LIV Sony Entertainment Television,
Sony Max,
Sony SAB
Sony Pictures Television Sky HD Sky Signature
STV Player
(ScotNotScotB)
STV STV Group Free-to-air
Syfy NBCUniversal International Networks Sky HD Sky Signature
TLC Discovery, Inc. Sky HD Sky Signature
UKTV W,
Gold,
Alibi,
Dave
UKTV (BBC Studios) Sky HD Sky Signature
(W, Gold, Alibi)
Free-to-air
(Dave)
Utsav Play Utsav Plus,
Utsav Bharat
Star India (The Walt Disney Company India) Sky HD Sky Signature
Vice Vice TV UK Ltd Sky Signature
Zee TV Zee Cinema,
Zee TV
Zee Entertainment Enterprises Sky Signature

Streaming

Service name Content from Owner or parent company Encryption / Pack
BBC iPlayer BBC One,
BBC Two,
BBC Three,
BBC Four,
BBC Scotland
Cbeebies,
CBBC
BBC Free-to-air
BBC Sounds Broadcasts:
BBC Radio 1,
BBC Radio 1Xtra,
BBC Radio 2,
BBC Radio 3,
BBC Radio 4 FM,
BBC Radio 4 LW,
BBC Radio 4 Extra,
BBC Radio 5 Live,
BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra,
BBC Radio 6 Music,
BBC World Service,
BBC Radio Scotland,
BBC Radio Wales,
BBC Radio Ulster,
BBC Asian Network,
BBC Radio nan Gàidheal,
BBC Radio London,
BBC Radio Foyle,
BBC Radio Cymru,
BBC Radio Cymru 2,
Local BBC radio channels
BBC Free-to-air
Discovery+ Discovery Channel,
TLC,
Animal Planet,
Investigation Discovery,
Discovery Science,
Discovery Turbo,
Discovery History,
Quest,
Really,
Quest Red,
Food Network,
DMAX,
HGTV,
Eurosport 1,
Eurosport 2

Also shows independant programmes
Discovery, Inc Free-to-air
(12 months free)
Premium
Netflix Netflix Inc Premium
Prime Video Amazon, Inc Premium
Red Bull TV Red Bull Free-to-air
Roku Roku, Inc. Premium
ROXi Magic Media Works Ltd Premium
Spotify Spotify Technology S.A. Free-to-air
Premium
VEVO VEVO UK Ltd Free-to-air
XITE Derk Nijssen Free-to-air
Premium
YouTube Google LLC Free-to-air
YouTube Kids Google LLC Free-to-air

EPG changes

Edit EPG section

Launches, removals and moves already made (2011 onwards)

2011 - 2012 - 2013 - 2014 - 2015 - 2016 - 2017 - 2018 - 2019 - 2020 - 2021

Expected future programme guide changes (UK & Ireland)

This table contains future changes to the programme guide that have either been announced, deduced from data from the programme guide or tests of channels that are not on the programme guide, or are obvious reversions of temporarily renamed channels

Date Channel No. HD boxes Channel No. SD boxes Channel name Type of change New channel number HD boxes New channel number SD boxes New channel name Region (UK & Ireland unless stated) Notes
01/03/21 149 149 Quest Red Removal Ireland UK adverts.
01/03/21 162 162 HGTV Removal Ireland UK adverts.
01/03/21 172 172 DMAX Removal Ireland UK adverts.
01/03/21 149 149 Quest Red Launch Ireland Ireland adverts. Testing as 52450.
01/03/21 162 162 HGTV Launch Ireland Ireland adverts. Testing as 52420.
01/03/21 172 172 DMAX Launch Ireland Ireland adverts. Testing as 52440.
01/03/21 187 187 Lifetime Removal Lifetime closing on all platforms.
Ref
01/03/21 189 189 Animal Planet Move 178 178 NI, Ireland
01/03/21 289 289 Animal Planet +1 Move 278 278 NI, Ireland
01/03/21 306 846 Sky Cinema Family HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Kids Books HD For World Book Day 2021
01/03/21 846 306 Sky Cinema Family Temporary rename Sky Cinema Kids Books For World Book Day 2021
01/03/21 310 850 Sky Cinema Drama HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Women in Film HD For International Women's Day 2021
01/03/21 850 310 Sky Cinema Drama Temporary rename Sky Cinema Women in Film For International Women's Day 2021
01/03/21 760 760 HUM News Removal
05/03/21 311 311 Sky Cinema Sci-Fi & Horror HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Divergent HD
08/03/21 302 302 Sky Cinema Musicals HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Race Against Time HD
08/03/21 306 846 Sky Cinema Kids Books HD Reversion Sky Cinema Family HD
08/03/21 846 306 Sky Cinema Kids Books Reversion Sky Cinema Family
08/03/21 311 311 Sky Cinema Divergent HD Reversion Sky Cinema Sci-Fi & Horror HD
09/03/21 310 850 Sky Cinema Women in Film HD Reversion Sky Cinema Drama HD
09/03/21 850 310 Sky Cinema Women in Film Reversion Sky Cinema Drama
??/03/21 5xx 8xx GB News HD Launch Testing as 7105?
??/03/21 8xx 5xx GB News Launch Testing as 53395?
??/??/21 302 302 Sky Cinema Race Against Time HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema ? HD
??/??/21 5xx 5xx News UK TV Launch Rupert Murdoch's News UK TV channel given approval to launch
??/??/21 5xx 5xx WION (World Is One News) HD Launch Testing as 55274
??/??/21 662 8xx TJC HD Launch Testing as 55315
??/??/21 662 662 TJC Move 8xx No change HD swap applied (unless it becomes HD only channel)
??/??/21 707 707 Zee Cinema Removal ZEE TV & ZEE Cinema closure in UK
??/??/21 709 709 Zee TV Removal
??/??/21 7xx 7xx Colors Gujurati Launch Testing as 52012?
Colors Gujarati eyeing UK launch on Sky
??/??/21 7xx 7xx Pitaara Launch UK’s first all-Punjabi film channel set for launch

See also

External Links