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Channels removed from digital terrestrial television

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Main article: List of DTT channels (UK)

These are channels that have been removed from digital terrestrial television. This does not include rebranded channels or channels that have ceased broadcasting.

2001

EPG No. Logo Channel name Notes Replaced by Date removed
35 Taste CFN.png Taste CFN Closed December 2001. 2001/12/01
36 Discovery Kids 1997.png Discovery Kids Timeshared with Discovery Wings and both were replaced with the Discovery Channel. Discovery Channel 2001/11/18
36 Discovery Wings Channel.png Discovery Wings Channel Timeshared with Discovery Kids and both were replaced with the Discovery Channel. Discovery Channel 2001/11/18

2002

EPG No. Logo Channel name Notes Replaced by Date removed
31 Granada Breeze.svg Granada Breeze Closed April 2002. 2002/01/31
21 Sky Sports 1 2002.svg Sky Sports 1 Removed when ITV Digital ceased broadcasting. Returned on 1 August 2010. 2002/05/01
22 Sky Sports 2 2002.svg Sky Sports 2 Removed when ITV Digital ceased broadcasting. Returned on 1 August 2010. 2002/05/01
23 Sky Sports 3 2002.svg Sky Sports 3 Removed when ITV Digital ceased broadcasting. 2002/05/01
24 Sky Movies Max.svg Sky Movies Max 1 Removed when ITV Digital ceased broadcasting. 2002/05/01
25 Sky Movies Premier.svg Sky Movies Premier 1 Removed when ITV Digital ceased broadcasting. 2002/05/01
26 Sky One 2002.svg Sky One Removed when ITV Digital ceased broadcasting. 2002/05/01
27 Cartoon Network 1992.svg Cartoon Network Removed when ITV Digital ceased broadcasting. Returned in March 2004 on channel 32 then in 2005 moved to channel 72 as part of the Top Up TV Service. 2002/05/01
28 Carlton Cinema.svg Carlton Cinema Removed when ITV Digital ceased broadcasting. It then closed down 10 months later. 2002/05/01
29 British Eurosport 2001.svg British Eurosport Removed when ITV Digital ceased broadcasting. Returned in June 2005 on channel 49 as a replacement for E4 on the Top Up TV Service which became free to air in May 2005. 2002/05/01
30 Plus.png Plus Removed when ITV Digital ceased broadcasting. More than 2 years later Plus was replaced by ITV3. 2002/05/01
31 Men & Motors.svg Men & Motors Removed when ITV Digital ceased broadcasting. Returned in May 2005 on channel 38 as part of the Freeview service. 2002/05/01
32 UK Gold 2001.svg UK Gold Removed when ITV Digital ceased broadcasting. Returned in March 2004 on channel 17 as part of the Top Up TV Service. 2002/05/01
33 MTV 2002.svg MTV Removed when ITV Digital ceased broadcasting. 2002/05/01
36 Discovery Channel 2001.svg Discovery Channel Removed when ITV Digital ceased broadcasting. Returned in March 2004 on channel 27 as part of the Top Up TV Service. 2002/05/01
37 Play UK.svg Play UK Removed when ITV Digital ceased broadcasting. the channel Closed Down itself a few months later. 2002/05/01
38 UK Style.svg UK Style Removed when ITV Digital ceased broadcasting. Returned in March 2004 on channel 26 as part of the Top Up TV Service. 2002/05/01
39 Nickelodeon Old.svg Nickelodeon Removed when ITV Digital ceased broadcasting. Was timeshared with the Paramount Comedy channel. 2002/05/01
39 Paramount Comedy Channel.png Paramount Comedy Channel Removed when ITV Digital ceased broadcasting. Was timeshared with Nickelodeon. 2002/05/01
43 UK Horizons.svg UK Horizons Removed when ITV Digital ceased broadcasting. it closed 2 years later. 2002/05/01
90 The Adult Channel 1992.png The Adult Channel Removed when ITV Digital ceased broadcasting. 2002/05/01
91 Television X Removed after ITV Digital ceased broadcasting. Returned in March 2004 on channel 60 as a pay per view channel for Freeview and Top Up TV. 2002/05/18
41 FilmFour 1998.svg FilmFour Removed after ITV Digital ceased broadcasting. Returned in July 2006 as Film4 on channel 31 and part of the Freeview service. 2002/05/24
42 E4 2001.svg E4 Removed after ITV Digital ceased broadcasting. Returned in March 2004 on channel 14 as part of the Top Up TV service then on 27 May 2005 became part of the Freeview service. 2002/05/24

2004

EPG No. Channel name Notes Replaced by Date removed
88 Jazz FM Smooth FM moved to channel 718 in October 2005. 102.2 Smooth FM 2004/03/01

2005

EPG No. Logo Channel name Notes Replaced by Date removed
11 Sky Travel.svg Sky Travel Only replaced on Freeview. Channel later rebranded to Sky Real Lives on all other platforms. Sky3 2005/10/31

2006

EPG No. Logo Channel name Notes Replaced by Date removed
38 Men & Motors.svg Men & Motors ITV Play 2006/04/12
31 More4 +1 2005.svg More4 +1 Channel originally replaced by Big Brother Interactive Channel. Replaced by Film4 on 23 July 2006. Film4 2006/05/18
74 Toonami 2001.svg Toonami Space revoked by Five to launch Five Life. Five Life 2006/09/03
84 Bloomberg 2004.svg Bloomberg Space revoked by Five to launch Five Life. Five Life 2006/09/05
98 Red Hot Space revoked by Five to launch Five US. Five US 2006/09/05
73 Boomerang 2009.svg Boomerang Space used by Top Up TV to launch a video loop about their anytime service. Top Up TV Promo 2006/09/12
29 UKTV Food.svg UKTV Food Five Life. Five Life 2006/09/26
41 Promo Space revoked by Five to launch Five US. Returned in February 2007 on channel 43 and in a different space on the multiplex. Five US 2006/10/06
32 Quiz Call.png Quiz Call Closed down after ownership sold to iTouch. Film4 +1 2006/11/15

2007

EPG No. Logo Channel name Notes Replaced by Date removed
42 Discovery Real Time 2005.svg Discovery Real Time Removed in favour of Top Up TV Anytime 1. Top Up TV Anytime 1 2007/02/04
27 Discovery Channel 2001.svg Discovery Channel Space used by Top Up TV to launch a video loop about their anytime service. Top Up TV Promo 2007/02/06
72 Cartoon Network 2006.svg Cartoon Network Removed in favour of Top Up TV Anytime 3. Top Up TV Anytime 3 2007/02/09
718 102.2 Smooth FM 102.2 Smooth Radio 2007/03/23
32 Film4 +1 2006.svg Film4 +1 Space used to launch Channel 4 +1 on channel 13, moving More4 to channel 14, E4 to channel 29 and Film4 to channel 32. Channel 4 +1 2007/08/20
41 Thomas Cook 2001.png Thomas Cook TV Nuts TV/The Jewellery Channel 2007/09/01

2008

EPG No. Logo Channel name Notes Replaced by Date removed
44 The Jewellery Channel Broadcast licence not renewed (for unknown reasons). Returned to channel 60 on 21 September 2011. Gems TV 2008/10/06
724 Clyde 1 2001.png Clyde 1 2008/10/30

2009

EPG No. Logo Channel name Notes Replaced by Date removed
24 Price-drop tv.svg price-drop tv Returned to channel 43 on 27 August 2009. Quest 2009/01/05
46 SmileTV2 England, Northern Ireland, Scotland only. Virgin1 2009/03/17
44 GEMSTV1 CNN used space to increase its broadcast hours. CNN 2009/03/31
43 Gems TV Film4 used space to increase its broadcast hours. Film4 2009/05/01
39 Super Casino Channel removed from EPG on 23 August 2010. 2009/10/20
302 302 Space being used for HD Channels in post switchover areas. 2009/11/02
305 305 Space being used for HD Channels in post switchover areas. 2009/11/02
100 Teletext Channel removed from EPG on 21 June 2010. 2009/12/15

2010

EPG No. Logo Channel name Notes Replaced by Date removed
35 Virgin1 +1.png Virgin1 +1 Extended broadcast hours for Yesterday. 2010/06/01
41 Ideal Extra Old.png Ideal Extra Extended broadcast hours for TV News 2. 2010/06/01
88 Teachers TV.svg Teachers TV Channel removed from EPG on 7 October 2010. 2010/07/21
83 Sky Sports News 2009.svg Sky Sports News Channel removed from EPG on 22 September 2010. Sky3 +1 2010/08/23
99 Babestation 2 ADULT Section/Extended broadcast hours for Yesterday. 2010/09/01
201 JML Direct Manchester only. 2010/10/13
84 CNN International 2009.png CNN International Channel removed from EPG on 27 July 2011. 2010/11/14
86 S4CDau-Two.svg S4C Dau/Two Wales only. 2010/11/30

2011

EPG No. Logo Channel name Notes Replaced by Date removed
44 Pick TV +1.jpg Pick TV +1 Removed so that all of the channels owned by BSkyB could be on multiplex C and Challenge can broadcast 24 hours a day in Wales. Channel removed from EPG on 17 October 2011. Challenge with increased broadcast hours in Wales 2011/09/20
47 Daystar.png Daystar Channel removed from EPG on 24 November 2011. 2011/10/11
191 Red Hot TV Removed to allow Television X to continue broadcasting. Channel removed from EPG on 9 January 2012. 2011/12/01

2012

EPG No. Logo Channel name Notes Replaced by Date removed
192 Filth 2012/01/09
201 Movies4Men.svg Movies4Men Manchester only. Later returned nationwide. 2012/01
202 Movies4Men +1.svg Movies4Men +1 Manchester only. Later returned. 2012/01
203 Movies4Men 2.png Movies4Men 2 Manchester only. 2012/01
204 Movies4Men 2.png Movies4Men 2 +1 Manchester only. 2012/01
205 Men&Movies.png Men&Movies Manchester only. 2012/01
178 Playboy.svg Playboy Channel removed from EPG on 23 January 2013. Extended broadcast hours for The Jewellery Channel. 2012/12/01

2013

EPG No. Logo Channel name Notes Replaced by Date removed
57 High Street TV Manchester only. 2013/04/23
41 Sky Sports 1 2009.svg Sky Sports 1 BT Sport 1 2013/07/01
42 Sky Sports 2 2009.svg Sky Sports 2 BT Sport 2 2013/07/01
34 ESPN UK.svg ESPN BT Sport 2013/08/01
235 God TV The Angel Foundation 2013/09/10
26 Gold 2012.svg Gold Removed with closure of Top Up TV. 2013/10/31
54 Home.svg Home Removed with closure of Top Up TV. Returned in March 2016 on channel 25 as part of Freeview. 2013/10/31
57 BT Sport Preview Removed with closure of Top Up TV. Channel removed from EPG on 4 November 2013. Extended broadcasting hours for Marketplace. 2013/11/01
53 Sony Sab 2011.svg Sony Sab/SAB TV Manchester only. 2013/11/28

2014

EPG No. Logo Channel name Notes Replaced by Date removed
180 xxXpanded TV Channel later rebranded as Xpanded TV on all platforms. Extended broadcasting hours for The Jewellery Channel 2014/01/30
53 Zee Lamhe.jpg Zee Lamhe Manchester only. 2014/10/23

2015

EPG No. Logo Channel name Notes Replaced by Date removed
59 BT Sport 2 2013.svg BT Sport 2 BT Showcase 2015/01/01
58 BT Sport 1 2013.svg BT Sport 1 ITVBe +1 2015/06/02

2016

EPG No. Logo Channel name Notes Replaced by Date removed
240 Motors TV.svg Motors TV Streamed version. 2016/03/23

2017

EPG No. Logo Channel name Notes Replaced by Date removed
91 Front Runner TV.png Front Runner TV 2017/07/05
88 Rishtey Cineplex.png Rishtey Cineplex Channel later became a pay TV channel on satellite. 2017/07/18
726 U105 2010.svg U105 Northern Ireland only. 2017/08/02

2018

EPG No. Logo Channel name Notes Replaced by Date removed
82 Vintage TV.png Vintage TV 2018/08/03

2019

EPG No. Logo Channel name Notes Replaced by Date removed
210
(GM)
Tiny Pop +1.svg Tiny Pop +1 Manchester only. Reportedly never broadcast? Available on other platforms. 2019/01/08
99 Yesterday Plus 1.png Yesterday +1 2019/01/15
42 Travel Channel.svg Travel Channel DMAX 2019/01/16
673 Television X Went HD only on other platforms. 2019/04/25
60 Sony Crime Channel.png Sony Crime Channel +1 LTVmux areas only. movies4men +1 2019/05/13
108 Al Jazeera English.svg Al Jazeera English HD Switched back to SD only. 2019/06/03
87 Keep It Country.svg Keep It Country Later returned to the same number in Manchester only as "Spotlight TV". 2019/06/27
209
(GM)
Pop +1.svg POP +1 Manchester only. 2019/06/27
48 Movies4Men +1.svg movies4men +1 LTVmux areas only. True Entertainment moved here from COM5 2019/06/27
268 BoxNation.png Box Nation Streamed channel. 2019/07/01
93 Travelxp.svg travelxp Moved to satellite. 2019/07/01
270 Loveworld Streamed channel. 2019/08/29