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List of channels on Virgin Media (UK)

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Virgin Media (owned by Liberty Global plc, an American telecommunications and television company who also own the UPC cable platforms) operates its own fibre-optic cable network, the only national cable network in the United Kingdom. TV service is provided by subscription. The Virgin brand is used as part of a 30-year licensing agreement with Sir Richard Branson's Virgin Group Limited.

Key

Package Notes
Free-to-air Channels that can be viewed without a subscription.
Player TV The basic package available.
More TV Also includes all of the channels in the Player TV package.
TV M+ Also includes all of the channels in the Player TV and More TV packages.
M+ channels denoted with a ‡ are not available in Mix TV.
Mix TV Also includes all of the channels in the Player TV, More TV and M+ packages.
Fun TV Also includes all of the channels in the Player TV, More TV, M+ and Mix TV packages.
Full House TV Also includes all of the channels in the Player TV, More TV, M+, Mix TV and Fun TV packages.
Premium Requires a subscription to a premium package.
Pay-per-view Requires a one-off payment to view an event.

Channel List

Entertainment

EPG No. Channel name Notes Owner/parent company Broadcast hours Encryption/
Package
Format Audio Launch date
0 Live Events Channel Not available on TiVo boxes. Virgin Media Varies Pay-per-view 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
100 Virgin Media Previews Virgin Media 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
101 BBC One 18 regional variations; see also channels 851, 858 and 861-864. BBC iPlayer via the red button. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
102 BBC Two 4 national variations; see also channels 852 and 865. BBC iPlayer via the red button. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
103 ITV/STV/UTV Made up of 18 ITV, 4 STV and 1 UTV regional stations. Branded ITV, STV or UTV depending on location; see also channels 853 and 870-871. ITV Network Ltd (ITV plc/STV Group plc) 24 hours Free-to-air 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
104 Channel 4 See also channel 854. Channel Four Television Corporation 24 hours Free-to-air 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
105 Channel 5 See also channel 855. Viacom International Media Networks Europe 24 hours Free-to-air 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
107 BBC Four BBC iPlayer via the red button. BBC 18:58 – 05:30 Free-to-air 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
108 BBC One HD 4 regional variations. BBC iPlayer via the red button. BBC 24 hours Player TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 PLII Digital / 5.1 AC3 Digital 2010/11/03
109 Sky 1 HD Sky plc 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 5.1 AC3 Digital 2010/10/01
110 Sky 1 Sky plc 24 hours More TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2008/11/13
111 Sky Living HD Sky plc 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 5.1 AC3 Digital 2009/10/06
112 Sky Living Sky plc 24 hours More TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
113 ITV HD/STV HD/UTV HD Made up of 5 ITV regions, STV HD and UTV HD. Branded ITV HD, STV HD or UTV HD depending on location. ITV Network Ltd (ITV plc/STV Group plc) 24 hours Player TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 Stereo 2010/04/02
114 ITV +1/STV +1/UTV +1 1 hour timeshift of ITV, STV or UTV. Made up of 10 ITV +1 regions, 2 STV regions plus UTV +1. Branded ITV +1, STV +1 or UTV +1 depending on location. ITV Network Ltd (ITV plc/STV Group plc) 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2011/01/11
115 ITV2 ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
116 ITV2 +1 1 hour timeshift of ITV2. ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2010/03/25
117 ITV3 ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
118 ITV4 ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
119 ITVBe ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2014/10/08
120 ITVBe +1 1 hour timeshift of ITVBe. ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2014/11/19
121 Sky 2 Sky plc 24 hours More TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2008/11/13
122 Sky Arts Sky plc 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2008/11/13
123 Pick Sky plc 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2008/11/13
124 Gold UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 07:00 – 04:00 More TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
125 W UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 06:00 – 03:00 TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2008/10/07
126 Alibi UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 07:00 – 04:00 TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
127 Dave UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 07:00 – 04:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
128 Drama UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 07:00 – 04:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/08/14
129 Really UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 04:00 – 02:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2009/05/19
130 Alibi +1 1 hour timeshift of Alibi. UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 08:00 – 05:00 TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/10/23
131 W +1 1 hour timeshift of W. UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 07:00 – 04:00 TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2008/10/07
132 Comedy Central Paramount UK Partnership (Paramount British Pictures/Sky plc) 08:00 – 05:00 TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
133 Comedy Central +1 1 hour timeshift of Comedy Central. Paramount UK Partnership (Paramount British Pictures/Sky plc) 09:00 – 06:00 TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/08/14
134 MTV Viacom International Media Networks Europe 06:00 – 03:00 TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
135 Syfy NBCUniversal International Networks 11:00 – 08:00 TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
136 Syfy +1 1 hour timeshift of Syfy. NBCUniversal International Networks 12:00 – 09:00 TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2010/04/01
137 Universal Channel NBCUniversal International Networks 08:00 – 07:00 TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
138 Universal Channel +1 1 hour timeshift of Universal Channel. NBCUniversal International Networks 09:00 – 08:00 TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2008/08/07
139 Challenge Sky plc 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
140 Sky Living +1 1 hour timeshift of Sky Living. Sky plc 24 hours More TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
141 Channel 4 HD Channel Four Television Corporation 24 hours Player TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 PLII Digital / 5.1 AC3 Digital 2009/07/31
142 Channel 4 +1 1 hour timeshift of Channel 4. Channel Four Television Corporation 24 hours Free-to-air 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/08/20
143 4seven Channel Four Television Corporation 09:00 – 05:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2012/07/04
144 E4 Channel Four Television Corporation 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
145 E4 HD Channel Four Television Corporation 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 PLII Digital / 5.1 AC3 Digital 2010/04/01
146 E4 +1 1 hour timeshift of E4. Channel Four Television Corporation 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
147 More4 Channel Four Television Corporation 09:00 – 04:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
148 CBS Reality CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership 09:00 – 06:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
149 Horror Channel CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership 08:00 – 05:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
150 Channel 5 HD Viacom International Media Networks Europe 24 hours Player TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 PLII Digital 2010/07/13
151 5STAR Viacom International Media Networks Europe 09:00 – 04:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
152 My5 Viacom International Media Networks Europe 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2016/08/10
153 5USA Viacom International Media Networks Europe 09:00 – 04:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
154 Spike Viacom International Media Networks Europe 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2016/08/31
155 Channel 5 +1 1 hour timeshift of Channel 5. Viacom International Media Networks Europe 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2012/10/25
156 E! NBCUniversal International Networks 07:00 – 05:00 Mix TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
157 Fox Fox Networks Group (21st Century Fox) 08:00 – 05:00 TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
158 Fox +1 1 hour timeshift of Fox. Fox Networks Group (21st Century Fox) 09:00 – 06:00 TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/11/01
159 Local TV Regional differences – see separate table below.
160 Real Lives Sky plc 24 hours More TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
161 BBC Alba Programmes in Scottish Gaelic. BBC iPlayer via the red button. BBC/MG Alba 17:00 – 00:00 (Monday–Friday)
16:00 – 01:00 (Saturday)
16:00 – 00:00 (Sunday)
Free-to-air 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2011/05/18
162 BBC Two HD BBC iPlayer via the red button. BBC 24 hours Player TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 PLII Digital / 5.1 AC3 Digital 2013/03/26
163 BBC Four HD BBC iPlayer via the red button. BBC 18:58 – 05:30 Player TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 PLII Digital / 5.1 AC3 Digital 2013/12/10
164 Universal Channel HD NBCUniversal International Networks 08:00 – 07:00 Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 PLII Digital / 5.1 AC3 Digital 2016/08/01
165 Syfy HD NBCUniversal International Networks 11:00 – 08:00 Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 PLII Digital / 5.1 AC3 Digital 2010/04/01
166 S4C Programmes in Welsh; see also channel 856. Alternative language selection via the red button. S4C Authority 07:00 – 00:00 Free-to-air 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
167 TLC Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/04/30
168 TLC HD Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 PLII Digital 2013/04/30
169 TLC +1 1 hour timeshift of TLC. Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours Mix TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/04/30
170 Investigation Discovery Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/02/12
171 Investigation Discovery +1 1 hour timeshift of Investigation Discovery. Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours Mix TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/04/30
172 Quest Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2010/03/25
173 Quest +1 1 hour timeshift of Quest. Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/02/12
174 ITV3 +1 1 hour timeshift of ITV3. ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2010/03/25
175 ITV4 +1 1 hour timeshift of ITV4. ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2010/03/25
176 ITV2 HD ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/03/14
177 ITV3 HD ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/03/14
178 ITV4 HD ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/03/14
179 ITVBe HD ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 Stereo 2014/11/19
180 Challenge +1 1 hour timeshift of Challenge. Sky plc 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
181 Comedy Central HD Paramount UK Partnership (Paramount British Pictures/Sky plc) 08:00 – 05:00 Full House TV 1080i HDTV 5.1 AC3 Digital 2010/09/01
182 Comedy Central Extra Paramount UK Partnership (Paramount British Pictures/Sky plc) 09:00 – 06:00 Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
183 MTV HD Viacom International Media Networks Europe 06:00 – 03:00 Full House TV 1080i HDTV 5.1 AC3 Digital 2013/06/27
184 BET Viacom International Media Networks Europe 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/06/27
185 5USA +1 1 hour timeshift of 5USA. Viacom International Media Networks Europe 10:00 – 05:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2010/07/13
186 5STAR +1 1 hour timeshift of 5STAR. Viacom International Media Networks Europe 10:00 – 05:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2016/08/31
189 True Entertainment Sony Pictures Television 06:00 – 03:00 TV M+ 4:3 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2011/03/01
190 Gold +1 1 hour timeshift of Gold. UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 08:00 – 05:00 More TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
191 W HD UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 06:00 – 03:00 Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 PLII Digital / 5.1 AC3 Digital 2011/10/12
192 CBS Action CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership 09:00 – 06:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2011/12/15
193 Sony Channel Sony Pictures Television 07:00 – 04:00 TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2011/12/15
194 Dave HD UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 07:00 – 04:00 Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 PLII Digital / 5.1 AC3 Digital 2011/10/10
195 More4 HD Channel Four Television Corporation 09:00 – 04:00 Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 PLII Digital / 5.1 AC3 Digital 2013/10/01
196 More4 +1 1 hour timeshift of More4. Channel Four Television Corporation 10:00 – 05:00 TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/01/15
197 CBS Drama CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership 09:00 – 05:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2012/12/13
198 YouTube Access to the YouTube app on TiVo via the red button. Google 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/02/21
199 Fox HD Fox Networks Group (21st Century Fox) 08:00 – 05:00 Full House TV 1080i HDTV 5.1 AC3 Digital 2009/07/30
200 Alibi HD UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 07:00 – 04:00 Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 PLII Digital / 5.1 AC3 Digital 2012/07/03
201 CBS Reality +1 1 hour timeshift of CBS Reality. CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership 10:00 – 07:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/09/03
202 Horror Channel +1 1 hour timeshift of Horror Channel. CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership 09:00 – 06:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/09/03
203 4seven HD Channel Four Television Corporation 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 PLII Digital / 5.1 AC3 Digital 2016/11/29
204 Netflix Access to the Netflix app on TiVo via the red button. Netflix, Inc. 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/11/15
206 Sky Arts HD Sky plc 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 5.1 AC3 Digital 2011/04/26
207 Real Lives +1 1 hour timeshift of Real Lives. Sky plc 24 hours More TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2009/04/02
208 Lifetime A&E Networks UK (A&E Networks/Sky plc) 24 hours Full House TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/11/04
209 Lifetime HD A&E Networks UK (A&E Networks/Sky plc) 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 Stereo 2015/10/01
210 Hayu Access to the Hayu app on TiVo via the red button. NBCUniversal International Networks 24 hours Full House TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2016/04/07
211 Dave ja vu 1 hour timeshift of Dave. UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 08:00 – 05:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
212 TruTV Sony Pictures Television 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2016/07/05
213 DMAX Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours Mix TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2008/01/08
214 DMAX +1 1 hour timeshift of DMAX. Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours Mix TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/02/05
215 Quest Red Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2017/03/15

Local TV variations

EPG No. Channel name Notes Owner/parent company Broadcast hours Encryption/
Package
Format Launch date
159 Estuary TV Lincolnshire & North Yorkshire. Estuary TV CIC Ltd 06:00 – 00:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
159 Mustard TV Norwich. Mustard TV Ltd (Archant Community Media Ltd) 17:30 – 22:30 (Monday–Friday) Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2014/03/24
159 London Live London and surrounding areas. ESTV (Lebedev Holdings Ltd) 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2014/03/31
159 Notts TV Nottingham and surrounding areas. Confetti Media Group 16:00 – 00:0 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2014/05/29
159 Latest TV Brighton, Hove and surrounding areas. Latest TV Ltd 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2014/08/28
159 Sheffield Live TV Sheffield and surrounding areas. Sheffield Community Media Ltd 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2014/09/23
159 NVTV Belfast and surrounding areas. Northern Visions Ltd 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2014/09/29
159 Made in Bristol Bristol and surrounding areas. Made Television Ltd 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2014/10/08
159 Made in Cardiff Cardiff and surrounding areas. Made Television Ltd 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2014/10/15
159 Made in Leeds Leeds and surrounding areas. Made Television Ltd 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2014/11/06
159 Made in Tyne & Wear Newcastle and surrounding areas. Made Television Ltd 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2014/11/12
159 Made in Liverpool Liverpool and surrounding areas. Made Television 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2016/10/19
159 Made in Birmingham Birmingham and surrounding areas. Made Television 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2016/11/08
159 Bay TV Swansea Swansea and surrounding areas. Bay TV Swansea Ltd 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2016/11/10
159 That's Cambridge Cambridge and surrounding areas. That's TV 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2016/12/14
159 Made in Teeside Middlesbrough and surrounding areas. Made Television 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2017/04/18
159 STV2 Central and Northern Scotland. STV Group plc 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2017/04/24

Factual

EPG No. Channel name Notes Owner/parent company Broadcast hours Encryption/
Package
Format Audio Launch date
245 Yesterday UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 06:00 – 03:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
246 Yesterday +1 1 hour timeshift of Yesterday. UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 07:00 – 04:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2011/10/07
247 Eden UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 09:00 – 06:00 TV M+ ‡ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
248 Eden +1 1 hour timeshift of Eden. UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 10:00 – 07:00 TV M+ ‡ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2011/10/07
249 Eden HD UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 09:00 – 06:00 Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 PLII Digital / 5.1 AC3 Digital 2011/10/07
250 Discovery Channel Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours TV M+ ‡ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
251 Discovery HD Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 PLII Digital 2010/04/01
252 Discovery Channel +1 1 hour timeshift of Discovery Channel. Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
256 Animal Planet Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours TV M+ ‡ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
257 Animal Planet HD Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 PLII Digital 2013/05/02
258 Animal Planet +1 1 hour timeshift of Animal Planet. Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/02/05
259 Discovery Science Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
260 Discovery Science +1 1 hour timeshift of Discovery Science. Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/02/05
261 Discovery Turbo Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/03/01
262 Discovery History Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
263 Discovery History +1 1 hour timeshift of Discovery History. Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/02/05
264 Nat Geo Wild NGC-UK Partnership (National Geographic Society/Fox Networks Group) 08:00 – 05:00 Full House TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
265 Nat Geo Wild HD NGC-UK Partnership (National Geographic Society/Fox Networks Group) 08:00 – 05:00 Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 Stereo 2015/06/02
266 National Geographic Channel NGC-UK Partnership (National Geographic Society/Fox Networks Group) 08:00 – 05:00 Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
267 National Geographic Channel +1 1 hour timeshift of National Geographic Channel. NGC-UK Partnership (National Geographic Society/Fox Networks Group) 09:00 – 06:00 Full House TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
268 National Geographic Channel HD NGC-UK Partnership (National Geographic Society/Fox Networks Group) 08:00 – 05:00 Full House TV 1080i HDTV 5.1 AC3 Digital 2009/07/30
269 Community Channel Media Trust 24 hours Player TV 4:3 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
270 History A&E Networks UK (A&E Networks/Sky plc) 08:00 – 05:00 Full House TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
271 History +1 1 hour timeshift of History. A&E Networks UK (A&E Networks/Sky plc) 09:00 – 06:00 Full House TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/05/28
273 H2 A&E Networks UK (A&E Networks/Sky plc) 08:00 – 05:00 Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/05/04
274 H2 HD A&E Networks UK (A&E Networks/Sky plc) 08:00 – 05:00 Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 Stereo 2015/12/01
275 Crime + Investigation A&E Networks UK (A&E Networks/Sky plc) 05:00 – 04:00 Full House TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
276 PBS America PBS UK LLC 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2011/11/01
277 Forces TV Services Sound & Vision Corporation 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2014/06/10

Lifestyle

EPG No. Channel name Notes Owner/parent company Broadcast hours Encryption/
Package
Format Audio Launch date
278 Good Food UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 05:00 – 02:00 TV M+ ‡ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
279 Good Food +1 1 hour timeshift of Good Food. UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 06:00 – 03:00 TV M+ ‡ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
280 Good Food HD UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 05:00 – 02:00 Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2.0 PLII Digital / 5.1 AC3 Digital 2011/10/07
281 Home UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 07:00 – 04:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
282 Home +1 1 hour timeshift of Home. UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 08:00 – 05:00 TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
284 Discovery Home & Health Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
285 Discovery Home & Health +1 1 hour timeshift of Discovery Home & Health. Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/02/05
286 Discovery Shed Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2009/03/20
287 God Channel The Angel Foundation 24 hours Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2010/04/01
290 GINXeSports TV Ginx TV Ltd 24 hours TV M+ ‡ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/07/09
291 Food Network Scripps Networks Interactive 06:00 – 03:00 TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/06/18
292 Travel Channel Scripps Networks Interactive 09:00 – 03:00 TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/06/18

Music

EPG No. Channel name Notes Owner/parent company Broadcast hours Encryption/
Package
Format Audio Launch date
300 Virgin Music Access to the Vevo app on TiVo or Virgin Music On Demand on V or V+ Boxes via the red button. Virgin Media 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/12/11
310 MTV Music Viacom International Media Networks Europe 06:00 – 03:00 TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/06/27
311 MTV Live HD Viacom International Media Networks Europe 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 5.1 AC3 Digital 2009/07/30
312 MTV Hits Viacom International Media Networks Europe 06:00 – 03:00 Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
313 MTV Base Viacom International Media Networks Europe 06:00 – 03:00 Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
314 MTV Dance Viacom International Media Networks Europe 06:00 – 03:00 Full House TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
315 MTV Rocks Viacom International Media Networks Europe 06:00 – 03:00 Full House TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
316 VH1 Viacom International Media Networks Europe 06:00 – 03:00 Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
317 Viva Viacom International Media Networks Europe 09:00 – 03:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2009/10/26
330 Box Upfront The Box Plus Network (Bauer Media Group/Channel Four Television Corporation) 24 hours Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2012/07/03
335 The Box The Box Plus Network (Bauer Media Group/Channel Four Television Corporation) 24 hours More TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
336 Box Hits The Box Plus Network (Bauer Media Group/Channel Four Television Corporation) 24 hours Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
337 4Music The Box Plus Network (Bauer Media Group/Channel Four Television Corporation) 07:00 – 03:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2008/08/15
338 Kiss The Box Plus Network (Bauer Media Group/Channel Four Television Corporation) 24 hours More TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
340 Magic The Box Plus Network (Bauer Media Group/Channel Four Television Corporation) 24 hours More TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
342 Kerrang! The Box Plus Network (Bauer Media Group/Channel Four Television Corporation) 24 hours Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2007/02/08
343 Vintage TV Vintage Entertainment Ltd 24 hours TV M+ 4:3 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2013/04/02
344 Vevo Access to the Vevo app on TiVo via the red button. Vevo UK Ltd 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2016/01/12
345 Clubland Also access to streams of Channel AKA, Chilled 90s and Now 80s on TiVo via the red button. All Around the World Productions 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2.0 Stereo 2016/01/12

Movies

EPG No. Channel name Notes Owner/parent company Broadcast hours Encryption/
Package
Format Launch date
400 Virgin Movies Previews FilmFlex/Virgin Media 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
401 Sky Cinema Premiere HD Sky plc 24 hours Premium 1080i HDTV 2010/08/02
402 Sky Cinema Premiere +1 1 hour timeshift of Sky Cinema Premiere. Sky plc 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
403 Sky Cinema Hits HD Sky plc 24 hours Premium 1080i HDTV 2010/08/02
404 Sky Cinema Greats HD Sky plc 24 hours Premium 1080i HDTV 2010/08/02
405 Sky Cinema Disney HD Sky plc 24 hours Premium 1080i HDTV 2013/03/28
406 Sky Cinema Family HD Sky plc 24 hours Premium 1080i HDTV 2010/08/02
407 Sky Cinema Action & Adventure HD Sky plc 24 hours Premium 1080i HDTV 2010/08/02
408 Sky Cinema Comedy HD Sky plc 24 hours Premium 1080i HDTV 2010/08/02
409 Sky Cinema Crime & Thriller HD Sky plc 24 hours Premium 1080i HDTV 2010/08/02
410 Sky Cinema Drama & Romance HD Sky plc 24 hours Premium 1080i HDTV 2010/08/02
411 Sky Cinema Sci-Fi & Horror HD Sky plc 24 hours Premium 1080i HDTV 2010/08/02
412 Sky Cinema Select HD Sky plc 24 hours Premium 1080i HDTV 2013/03/28
415 TCM Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 24 hours Mix TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
416 TCM HD Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2013/01/17
417 TCM +1 1 hour timeshift of TCM. Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 24 hours Mix TV 16:9 SDTV 2013/08/13
419 Movies 24 NBCUniversal International Networks 07:00 – 05:00 Mix TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
420 Movies 24+ NBCUniversal International Networks 08:00 – 06:00 Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/10/23
424 True Movies Sony Pictures Television 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2007/10/16
425 Sony Movie Channel Sony Pictures Television 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2017/01/10
426 Movies4Men Sony Pictures Television 06:00 – 04:00 TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2016/08/25
428 Film4 Channel Four Television Corporation 11:00 – 03:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
429 Film4 HD Channel Four Television Corporation 11:00 – 03:00 TV M+ 1080i HDTV 2010/07/20
430 Film4 +1 1 hour timeshift of Film4. Channel Four Television Corporation 12:00 – 04:00 TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
431 Sky Cinema Premiere Sky plc 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
433 Sky Cinema Hits Sky plc 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
434 Sky Cinema Greats Sky plc 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
435 Sky Cinema Disney Sky plc 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2013/03/28
436 Sky Cinema Family Sky plc 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
437 Sky Cinema Action & Adventure Sky plc 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
438 Sky Cinema Comedy Sky plc 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
439 Sky Cinema Crime & Thriller Sky plc 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
440 Sky Cinema Drama & Romance Sky plc 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
441 Sky Cinema Sci-Fi & Horror Sky plc 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
442 Sky Cinema Select Sky plc 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2013/03/28

Sport

EPG No. Channel name Notes Owner/parent company Broadcast hours Encryption/
Package
Format Launch date
501 Sky Sports 1 HD Sky plc 24 hours Premium 1080i HDTV 2010/08/02
502 Sky Sports 2 HD Sky plc 24 hours Premium 1080i HDTV 2010/08/02
503 Sky Sports 3 HD Sky plc 24 hours Premium 1080i HDTV 2014/07/15
504 Sky Sports 4 HD Sky plc 24 hours Premium 1080i HDTV 2014/07/15
505 Sky Sports 5 HD Sky plc 24 hours Premium 1080i HDTV 2014/08/12
506 Sky Sports News HQ HD Sky plc 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2015/01/01
507 Sky Sports Mix HD Sky plc 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2016/08/24
508 Sky Sports F1 HD Sky plc 24 hours Premium 1080i HDTV 2014/07/15
511 Sky Sports 1 Sky plc 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
512 Sky Sports 2 Sky plc 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
513 Sky Sports 3 Sky plc 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
514 Sky Sports 4 Sky plc 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
515 Sky Sports 5 Sky plc 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2014/08/12
516 Sky Sports News HQ Sky plc 24 hours More TV 16:9 SDTV 2008/11/13
517 Sky Sports Mix Sky plc 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2016/08/24
518 Sky Sports F1 Sky plc 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2012/03/09
521 Eurosport 1 HD Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2012/07/25
522 Eurosport 2 HD Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2013/02/12
523 Eurosport 1 Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
524 Eurosport 2 Discovery Networks Northern Europe 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
526 MUTV Manchester United F.C. 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
527 BT Sport 1 HD Also available as a premium channel. BT Group plc 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2013/08/15
528 BT Sport 2 HD Also available as a premium channel. BT Group plc 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2013/08/15
529 BT Sport 3 HD Also available as a premium channel. BT Group plc 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2015/08/01
530 BT Sport ESPN HD Also available as a premium channel. BT Group plc 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2009/08/03
531 BT Sport 1 Also available as a premium channel. BT Group plc 24 hours Full House TV 16:9 SDTV 2013/08/15
532 BT Sport 2 Also available as a premium channel. BT Group plc 24 hours Full House TV 16:9 SDTV 2013/08/15
533 BT Sport 3 Also available as a premium channel. BT Group plc 24 hours Full House TV 16:9 SDTV 2015/08/01
534 BT Sport ESPN Also available as a premium channel. BT Group plc 24 hours Full House TV 16:9 SDTV 2009/08/03
535 At the Races Attheraces Ltd (Sky plc/Arena Racing Company) 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
536 Racing UK Racing UK Ltd 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
544 LFCTV Liverpool F.C. 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
545 Motorsport TV Motorsport Network 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
546 BoxNation Boxing Channel Media Ltd Varies Premium 16:9 SDTV 2011/12/01
548 BT Sport Showcase BT Group plc Varies Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2015/08/26
551 Premier Sports Premier Media S.à r.l. 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2013/10/25
552 Bike Bike Media UK Ltd 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2016/01/14

News

EPG No. Channel name Notes Owner/parent company Broadcast hours Encryption/
Package
Format Launch date
601 BBC News BBC iPlayer via the red button. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
602 Sky News Sky plc 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2008/11/13
603 Sky News HD Sky plc 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2015/01/01
604 BBC News HD BBC iPlayer via the red button. BBC 24 hours Player TV 1080i HDTV 2013/12/10
605 BBC Parliament BBC iPlayer via the red button. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
607 CNN International Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
609 Bloomberg Television Bloomberg L.P. 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
613 CNBC Europe CNBC Europe (NBCUniversal) 24 hours Player TV 4:3 SDTV 2007/02/08
620 Euronews Alternative language selection via the red button. Media Globe Networks/NBC News International 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
621 NDTV 24x7 New Delhi Television Ltd. 24 hours TV M+ 4:3 SDTV 2011/12/15
622 Al Jazeera English Al Jazeera 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2012/12/18
624 France 24 English France Médias Monde 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2013/04/04
625 NHK World HD NHK 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2013/05/01

Kids

EPG No. Channel name Notes Owner/parent company Broadcast hours Encryption/
Package
Format Launch date
700 Virgin TV Kids Access to Tiddlers TV portal via the red button. Virgin Media 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2013/09/19
701 CBBC BBC iPlayer via the red button. BBC 07:00 – 21:00 Free-to-air 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
702 CBeebies BBC iPlayer via the red button. BBC 06:00 – 18:58 Free-to-air 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
703 BabyTV Fox Networks Group (21st Century Fox) 24 hours Premium 4:3 SDTV 2007/02/08
704 Cartoon Network Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
705 Cartoon Network +1 1 hour timeshift of Cartoon Network. Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2014/04/01
706 Cartoonito Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 04:00 – 21:00 TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2010/03/25
707 Disney XD Disney–ABC Television Group 24 hours Full House TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
708 Disney XD +1 1 hour timeshift of Disney XD. Disney–ABC Television Group 24 hours Full House TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
710 CBBC HD BBC iPlayer via the red button. BBC 07:00 – 21:00 Player TV 1080i HDTV 2013/12/10
711 CBeebies HD BBC iPlayer via the red button. BBC 06:00 – 18:58 Player TV 1080i HDTV 2013/12/10
712 Nickelodeon Nickelodeon UK (Viacom International Media Networks Europe/Sky plc) 03:00 – 00:00 Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
713 Nickelodeon +1 1 hour timeshift of Nickelodeon. Nickelodeon UK (Viacom International Media Networks Europe/Sky plc) 04:00 – 01:00 Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
714 Nickelodeon HD Nickelodeon UK (Viacom International Media Networks Europe/Sky plc) 03:00 – 00:00 Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2013/06/27
715 Nick Jr. Nickelodeon UK (Viacom International Media Networks Europe/Sky plc) 24 hours Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
716 Nick Jr. Too Nickelodeon UK (Viacom International Media Networks Europe/Sky plc) 03:00 – 00:00 Full House TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/08/14
717 Nicktoons Nickelodeon UK (Viacom International Media Networks Europe/Sky plc) 03:00 – 00:00 Fun TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
724 Disney Channel Disney–ABC Television Group 06:00 – 00:00 Full House TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
725 Disney Channel +1 1 hour timeshift of Disney Channel. Disney–ABC Television Group 07:00 – 01:00 Full House TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
727 Disney Junior Disney–ABC Television Group 06:00 – 00:00 Full House TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
730 Boomerang Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
731 Boomerang +1 1 hour timeshift of Boomerang. Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
732 Cartoon Network HD Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 24 hours Full House TV 1080i HDTV 2013/01/17
734 CITV ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 06:00 – 21:00 Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
736 Pop Sony Pictures Television 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2016/08/25
737 Tiny Pop Sony Pictures Television 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2007/10/11

Shopping

EPG No. Channel name Notes Owner/parent company Broadcast hours Encryption/
Package
Format Launch date
740 QVC QVC (Liberty Interactive) 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
741 QVC Beauty QVC (Liberty Interactive) 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2016/06/30
742 QVC Style QVC (Liberty Interactive) 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2016/06/30
747 Ideal World Ideal Shopping Direct Ltd 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
748 Create and Craft Ideal Shopping Direct Ltd 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2013/04/16
755 Gems TV The Genuine Gemstone Company Ltd 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
756 Jewellery Maker The Genuine Gemstone Company Ltd 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2010/09/06
757 TJC The Jewellery Channel Ltd 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2013/06/27

International

EPG No. Channel name Notes Owner/parent company Broadcast hours Encryption/
Package
Format Launch date
801 STAR Gold Programmes in Hindi. STAR TV (21st Century Fox) 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2012/12/13
803 STAR Plus Programmes in Hindi. STAR TV (21st Century Fox) 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
804 STAR Life OK Programmes in Hindi. STAR TV (21st Century Fox) 24 hours Premium 16:9 SDTV 2012/11/22
805 Sony Entertainment Television Asia Programmes in Hindi. Multi Screen Media (Sony Pictures Television) 24 hours Premium 4:3 SDTV 2007/02/08
806 Sony Max Programmes in Hindi. Multi Screen Media (Sony Pictures Television) 24 hours Premium 4:3 SDTV 2007/02/08
807 Sony SAB Programmes in Hindi. Multi Screen Media (Sony Pictures Television) 24 hours TV M+ 4:3 SDTV 2013/02/05
809 Zee TV Programmes in Hindi. Zee Entertainment Enterprises 24 hours Premium 4:3 SDTV 2007/02/08
810 Zee Cinema Programmes in Hindi. Zee Entertainment Enterprises 24 hours Premium 4:3 SDTV 2007/02/08
811 &TV Programmes in Hindi. Zee Entertainment Enterprises 24 hours TV M+ 4:3 SDTV 2015/04/02
812 Zee Punjabi Programmes in Punjabi. Zee Entertainment Enterprises 24 hours Premium 4:3 SDTV 2009/01/01
813 Zing Programmes in Hindi. Zee Entertainment Enterprises 24 hours TV M+ 4:3 SDTV 2013/05/01
815 B4U Movies Programmes in Hindi. B4U 24 hours Premium 4:3 SDTV 2007/02/08
816 B4U Music B4U 24 hours TV M+ 4:3 SDTV 2007/02/08
825 TV5MONDE Europe Programmes in French. TV5MONDE, S.A. 24 hours Full House TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
826 Colors Programmes in Hindi. Viacom 18 24 hours TV M+ 4:3 SDTV 2011/04/01
827 Rishtey Programmes in Hindi. Viacom 18 24 hours TV M+ 4:3 SDTV 2012/12/13
829 NDTV Good Times Programmes in Hindi. New Delhi Television Ltd. 24 hours Premium 4:3 SDTV 2012/12/13
831 Al Jazeera Arabic Programmes in Arabic. Al Jazeera 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2012/12/18
832 France 24 French Programmes in French. France Médias Monde 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2013/04/04
833 Hum Europe Programmes in Urdu. Hum Network Ltd 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2014/12/02
834 Worldbox Access to the Worldbox app on TiVo via the red button. Virgin Media 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2014/12/11
835 Nollywood Movies Nollywood Movies Ltd 24 hours TV M+ 16:9 SDTV 2014/12/17
836 NDTV India Programmes in Hindi. New Delhi Television Ltd. 24 hours TV M+ 4:3 SDTV 2016/08/23
837 NDTV Spice Programmes in Hindi. New Delhi Television Ltd. 24 hours Premium 4:3 SDTV 2016/08/23

Audio Description/Regions

EPG No. Channel name Notes Owner/parent company Broadcast hours Encryption/
Package
Format Launch date
851 BBC One AD Audio description. London region. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
852 BBC Two AD Audio description. England region. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
853 ITV AD Audio description. London region. ITV Network Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours Free-to-air 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
854 Channel 4 AD Audio description. Channel Four Television Corporation 24 hours Free-to-air 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
855 Channel 5 AD Audio description. Viacom International Media Networks Europe 24 hours Free-to-air 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
856 S4C AD Audio description. Programmes in Welsh. S4C Authority 07:00 – 00:00 Free-to-air 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
858 BBC One Alternative regional variation, select regions only. BBC 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
861 BBC One London BBC 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
862 BBC One Scotland BBC 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
863 BBC One Northern Ireland BBC 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
864 BBC One Wales BBC 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
865 BBC Two England BBC 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
870 ITV Alternative regional variation, select regions only. ITV Network Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
871 ITV Alternative regional variation, select regions only. ITV Network Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
875 RTÉ One Northern Ireland only. Raidió Teilifís Éireann 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
876 RTÉ 2 Northern Ireland only. Raidió Teilifís Éireann 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08
877 TG4 Northern Ireland only. Teilifís na Gaeilge 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08

Radio

EPG No. Channel name Notes Owner/parent company Broadcast hours Encryption/
Package
Launch date
901 BBC Radio 1 BBCi eRadio via the red button. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
902 BBC Radio 2 BBCi eRadio via the red button. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
903 BBC Radio 3 BBCi eRadio via the red button. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
904 BBC Radio 4 BBCi eRadio via the red button. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
905 BBC Radio 5 Live BBCi eRadio via the red button. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
906 BBC World Service BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
907 BBC Radio 1Xtra BBCi eRadio via the red button. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
908 BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra BBCi eRadio via the red button. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
909 BBC Radio 6 Music BBCi eRadio via the red button. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
910 BBC Radio 4 Extra BBCi eRadio via the red button. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
911 BBC Radio 4 LW BBCi eRadio via the red button. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
912 BBC Asian Network BBCi eRadio via the red button. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
915 Absolute Radio Bauer Radio 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
916 Smooth Radio Global Radio 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
917 RTÉ Radio 1 Raidió Teilifís Éireann 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
918 Heart London Global Radio 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
919 LBC Global Radio 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/08/16
920 WRN Broadcast WRN Broadcast 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
921 Heart 80s Global Radio 24 hours Free-to-air 2017/03/14
922 Classic FM Global Radio 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
923 Gold Global Radio 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
924 Planet Rock Bauer Radio 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
927 Talksport Wireless Group 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
928 Magic Bauer Radio 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
930 BBC Radio Scotland BBCi eRadio via the red button. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
931 BBC Radio Wales BBCi eRadio via the red button. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
932 BBC Radio Ulster Programmes mainly in English, but also in Irish and in Ulster Scots. BBCi eRadio via the red button. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
933 BBC Radio Foyle BBCi eRadio via the red button. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 2015/10/15
934 BBC Radio nan Gàidheal Programmes in Scottish Gaelic. BBCi eRadio via the red button. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
936 BBC Radio Cymru Programmes in Welsh. BBCi eRadio via the red button. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
937 BBC London BBCi eRadio via the red button. BBC 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
951 Absolute 80s Bauer Radio 24 hours Free-to-air 2009/12/04
952 Absolute Classic Rock Bauer Radio 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
958 Capital London Global Radio 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
959 Capital Xtra Global Radio 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
960 Radio X Global Radio 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08
963 Kiss Bauer Radio 24 hours Free-to-air 2007/02/08

Adult

EPG No. Channel name Notes Owner/parent company Broadcast hours Encryption/
Package
Format Launch date
969 Adult Previews Virgin Media 24 hours Player TV 4:3 SDTV 2007/02/08
970 Television X Nightly Portland Media Group (Northern & Shell) 24 hours Pay-per-view 4:3 SDTV 2007/02/08
971 Playboy TV Nightly Playboy TV UK/Benelux Ltd 24 hours Pay-per-view 4:3 SDTV 2007/02/08
972 Adult Channel Nightly Playboy TV UK/Benelux Ltd 24 hours Pay-per-view 4:3 SDTV 2007/02/08
973 XXX Brits Playboy TV UK/Benelux Ltd 24 hours Pay-per-view 4:3 SDTV 2016/11/01
974 xrated40+ Nightly RHF Productions Ltd (Northern & Shell) 24 hours Pay-per-view 4:3 SDTV 2012/06/01
975 xratedcouples Nightly RHF Productions Ltd (Northern & Shell) 24 hours Pay-per-view 4:3 SDTV 2011/07/01
976 xratedhookups Nightly RHF Productions Ltd (Northern & Shell) 24 hours Pay-per-view 4:3 SDTV 2009/01/06
978 Television X Portland Media Group (Northern & Shell) 22:00 – 05:30 Premium 4:3 SDTV 2007/02/08
979 Playboy TV Playboy TV UK/Benelux Ltd 20:00 – 05:30 Premium 4:3 SDTV 2007/02/08
980 Adult Channel Playboy TV UK/Benelux Ltd 22:00 – 05:30 Premium 4:3 SDTV 2007/02/08
981 Babe Station Cellcast Group 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2016/09/20

Interactive and other

EPG No. Channel name Notes Owner/parent company Broadcast hours Encryption/
Package
Format Launch date
968 PIN Protection Help Virgin Media 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2015/06/23
985 PIN Protection Help Virgin Media 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2015/06/23
991 BBC Red Button 1 BBC 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2013/06/06
997 PIN Protection Help Virgin Media 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/08/23
998 Virgin Media Previews Virgin Media 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2016/02/25
999 Virgin iD Virgin Media 24 hours Player TV 16:9 SDTV 2007/02/08

Forthcoming changes

Expected in 2017

Local TV channels already on Freeview which may come to channel 159 in areas indicated in brackets:

  • That's Thames Valley - Berkshire (Reading)
  • That's Hampshire (Basingstoke)
  • Made in North Wales (North East Wales)
  • That's Lancashire (Preston, Blackpool)
  • That’s Solent (Southampton and Portsmouth)
  • That’s Oxford (Oxford)
  • That's Manchester (Manchester)

Future Local TV launches - may come to channel 159 in areas indicated in brackets:

  • KMTV (Maidstone, Tonbridge) (expected on Freeview on 10 July 2017)
  • That's Carlisle (Carlisle)
  • That’s Surrey (Guildford)
  • That’s Salisbury (Salisbury)
  • That's Scarborough (Scarborough)
  • That's York (York)

2018

  • Autumn - BBC Scotland (in Scotland)

No confirmed timescale

  • More ITV regions in HD, including Border England, Westcountry West, Westcountry East, Tyne Tees, Yorkshire West and Anglia East
  • BBC One HD English regions (subject to BBC Trust approval)
  • BBC Two HD nations (subject to BBC Trust approval)

See also

External links