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List of channels on PlayStation and Xbox from Sky (United Kingdom and Ireland)

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This is a supplemtary page for List of channels on Sky (United Kingdom & Ireland).

Channels via PlayStation and Xbox are provided via the Sky app on the relevant device. A SkyID and the relevant package are required to view channels.

Channel format, packs and services

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

Pack or service name Description
Free-to-air Free-to-air channels
Sky Cinema Required for Sky Cinema channels in HD and SD.
Sky Kids Required for some kids' channels.
Sky Sports Required for Sky Sports channels in both HD and SD.

Abbreviations

Abbreviation Description
Regions
CI Channel Islands
Eng England (including Channel Islands and Isle of Man unless stated)
GB Great Britain
NI Northern Ireland
Scot Scotland
ScotB ITV region in Scotland (Scotland Border)
ScotNotSB Scotland excluding the ITV region in Scotland (Scotland Border)
Wales Wales
UK /
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United Kingdom
Ire /
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Ireland (Republic of Ireland)
Other
SD Channel is broadcast in 16:9 SDTV
4:3 Channel is broadcast in 4:3 SDTV
HD Channel is broadcast in 1080i/1080p HDTV
PlayStationLogo.png Channel is available on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.
XBoxLogo.png Channel is available on Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S.

Channels

Entertainment

Availability Region
(UK & Ireland unless stated)
Channel name Format Notes Owner or parent company Broadcast hours Encryption
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png UK 5Star SD ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia 09:00-04:00 Free-to-air
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png UK 5USA SD ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia 09:00-02:00 Free-to-air
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png Alibi SD UKTV (BBC Studios) 07:00-04:00 Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png UK Channel 4 SD Regional variation Channel Four Television Corporation 24 hours Free-to-air
Ireland Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png UK Channel 5 SD ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia 24 hours Free-to-air
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png Comedy Central SD Paramount UK Partnership (Paramount British Pictures/Sky UK Ltd) 07:00-04:00 Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png Crime + Investigation SD A&E Networks UK (A&E Networks/Sky UK Ltd) 07:00-04:00 Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png Dave SD UKTV (BBC Studios) 07:00-03:00 Free-to-air
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png UK E4 SD Regional variation Channel Four Television Corporation 24 hours Free-to-air
Ireland Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png E! SD NBCUniversal International Networks 07:00-05:00 Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png Gold SD UKTV (BBC Studios) 07:00-04:00 Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png Eng, Wales, CI, NI, ScotB ITV SD Regional variation
(Northern Ireland receives Granada version)
ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours Free-to-air
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png UK ITV2 SD ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours Free-to-air
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png UK ITV3 SD ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours Free-to-air
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png UK ITV4 SD ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours Free-to-air
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png UK ITVBe SD ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 24 hours Free-to-air
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png UK More4 SD Regional variation Channel Four Television Corporation 09:00-04:00 Free-to-air
Ireland Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png MTV SD ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia 06:00-03:00 Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.pngPlayStationLogo.png Sky Atlantic SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png Sky Arts SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png Sky Witness SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png Sky Showcase SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png ScotNotSB STV SD Regional variation STV Group 24 hours Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png Syfy SD NBCUniversal International Networks 11:00-08:00 Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png TLC SD Discovery, Inc 24 hours Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png Sky Comedy SD Sky UK Ltd 08:00-05:00 Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png W SD UKTV (BBC Studios) 06:00-03:00 Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.png HGTV SD Discovery, Inc 07:00-04:00 Sky Signature

Documentaries

Availability Region
(UK & Ireland unless stated)
Channel name Format Notes Owner or parent company Broadcast hours Encryption
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png Animal Planet SD Discovery, Inc 24 hours Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png Discovery Channel SD Discovery, Inc 24 hours Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png Sky History SD A&E Networks UK (A&E Networks/Sky UK Ltd) 24 hours Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png National Geographic Channel SD NGC-UK Partnership (National Geographic Society/Disney Channels Worldwide) 08:00-05:00 Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png Nat Geo Wild SD NGC-UK Partnership (National Geographic Society/Disney Channels Worldwide) 08:00-05:00 Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.png Eden SD UKTV (BBC Studios) 09:00-06:00 Sky Signature

Movies

Availability Region
(UK & Ireland unless stated)
Channel name Format Notes Owner or parent company Broadcast hours Encryption
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Sky Cinema Premiere e

SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Cinema
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Sky Cinema Hits e

SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Cinema
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Sky Cinema Greats e

SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Cinema
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png

Sky Cinema Animation e

SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Cinema
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Sky Cinema Family e

SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Cinema
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Sky Cinema Action e

SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Cinema
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Sky Cinema Comedy e

SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Cinema
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Sky Cinema Thriller e

SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Cinema
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Sky Cinema Drama e

SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Cinema
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Sky Cinema Sci Fi & Horror e

SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Cinema
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Sky Cinema Feel Good e
(Sky Cinema Select)

SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Cinema
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png UK Film4 SD Channel Four Television Corporation 11:00-03:00 Free-to-air
Ireland Sky Signature

Sports

Availability Region
(UK & Ireland unless stated)
Channel name Format Notes Owner or parent company Broadcast hours Encryption
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Sky Sports Main Event e

SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Sports
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Sky Sports Premier League e

SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Sports
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Sky Sports Football e

SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Sports
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png

Sky Sports Cricket e

SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Sports
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Sky Sports Golf e

SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Sports
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Sky Sports F1 e

SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Sports
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Sky Sports Action e

SD Broadcasts February to September Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Sports
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Sky Sports NFL e

SD Broadcasts September to February Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Sports
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Sky Sports Arena e

SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Sports
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Sky Sports Racing e

SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Signature
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Sky Sports News e

SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Signature
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Sky Sports Mix e

SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png Eurosport 1 SD Discovery, Inc 24 hours Sky Signature
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png Eurosport 2 SD Discovery, Inc 24 hours Sky Signature

News

Availability Region
(UK & Ireland unless stated)
Channel name Format Notes Owner or parent company Broadcast hours Encryption
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png Sky News SD Sky UK Ltd 24 hours Free-to-air

Kids

Availability Region
(UK & Ireland unless stated)
Channel name Format Notes Owner or parent company Broadcast hours Encryption
XBoxLogo.png Boomerang SD Turner Broadcasting System Europe (WarnerMedia) 24 hours Sky Kids
XBoxLogo.png Cartoonito SD Turner Broadcasting System Europe (WarnerMedia) 04:00-21:00 Sky Kids
XBoxLogo.png Cartoon Network SD Turner Broadcasting System Europe (WarnerMedia) 24 hours Sky Kids
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png UK CITV SD ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 06:00-21:00 Free-to-air
XBoxLogo.png Nickelodeon SD Nickelodeon UK (ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia/Sky UK Ltd) 03:00-00:00 Sky Kids
XBoxLogo.png Nick Jr. SD Nickelodeon UK (ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia/Sky UK Ltd) 03:00-00:00 Sky Kids

International

Availability Region
(UK & Ireland unless stated)
Channel name Format Notes Owner or parent company Broadcast hours Encryption
XBoxLogo.png PlayStationLogo.png Utsav Plus SD Star India (Walt Disney Company India) 24 hours Sky Signature

Channel changes

Note: Channel name changes follow channels provided by Sky on satellite.

Near-future EPG changes (UK & Ireland)

Key

Example Description
Launch Channel due to be launched or temporarily launched on the EPG
Removal Channel due to be removed or temporarily removed from the EPG
Rename Channel due to be renamed or temporarily renamed on the EPG
Reversion Channel is currently using a temporary name that is due to revert to its previous name
Restoration to EPG Channel due to be relaunched or restored to the EPG after being removed.
Move Channel due to be moved to another EPG number.

Expected EPG changes

Edit

This list consists of changes that are expected to occur within the next 12 months. HD prominence is used in this table. "Service" refers to Sky Glass or Sky+HD/Q.

Date Region
(UK & Ireland unless stated)
Service
(Sky Glass & Sky+HD/Q unless stated)
Current EPG number Current channel name Type of change New EPG number New channel name Testing info References/Notes
Confirmed dates
27/01/22 (tbc) Ireland Sky+HD/Q 429 BoxNation SD Move 435 Sky EPG changes, January 2022
28/01/22 302 Sky Cinema Feel Good HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Killer Movies HD
02/02/22 Sky+HD/Q 983 Eurosport 3 HD Temporary launch Testing on 12168 V DVB-S2 8PSK 27.5 2/3 as "2854" Eurosport Winter Olympics coverage - 02/02-22/02 (Opening ceremony 04/02)
Sky Glass 419
Sky+HD/Q 984 Eurosport 4 HD Temporary launch Testing on 12226 H DVB-S2 8PSK 27.5 2/3 as "2855"
Sky Glass 420
Sky+HD/Q 985 Eurosport 5 HD Temporary launch Testing on 12363 V DVB-S2 8PSK 27.5 2/3 as "2856"
Sky Glass 421
07/02/22 302 Sky Cinema Killer Movies HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Valentine HD
11/02/22 306 Sky Cinema Family HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Harry Potter HD
Sky+HD/Q 850 Sky Cinema Family SD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Harry Potter SD
21/02/22 306 Sky Cinema Harry Potter HD Reversion Sky Cinema Family HD
Sky+HD/Q 850 Sky Cinema Harry Potter SD Reversion Sky Cinema Family SD
22/02/22 Sky+HD/Q 983 Eurosport 3 HD Removal
Sky Glass 419
Sky+HD/Q 984 Eurosport 4 HD Removal
Sky Glass 420
Sky+HD/Q 985 Eurosport 5 HD Removal
Sky Glass 421
Unconfirmed dates
??/02/22 302 Sky Cinema Valentine HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema (To be confirmed) HD
??/02/22 407 Sky Sports NFL HD Temporary removal Sky EPG changes (August 2021)
Sky+HD/Q 865 Sky Sports NFL SD Temporary removal
407 Sky Sports Action HD Restoration to EPG
Sky+HD/Q 865 Sky Sports Action SD Restoration to EPG
??/??/22 UK Sky+HD/Q 525 talkTV HD Launch Testing on 11386 H DVB-S2 QPSK 29.5 8/9 as "53710"
??/??/22 UK Sky+HD/Q 5xx NBC News Now HD Launch Testing on 11426 V DVB-S2 8PSK 29.5 8/9 as "52590"
??/??/22 UK excl. London Sky Glass 104 Channel 4 HD
(London)
Removal
Sky+HD/Q 138
??/??/22 Scotland Sky+HD/Q 104 Channel 4 SD
(Scotland)
Move 804 May not happen in 2022. Channel 4 working on backup site instead after incident at Red Bee Studios.
??/??/22 Northern Ireland Sky+HD/Q 104 Channel 4 SD
(Northern Ireland)
Move 804
??/??/22 Northern England Sky+HD/Q 104 Channel 4 SD
(North)
Move 804
??/??/22 Midlands Sky+HD/Q 104 Channel 4 SD
(Midlands)
Move 804
??/??/22 South and East England Sky+HD/Q 104 Channel 4 SD
(South & East)
Move 804
Wales 108 846
??/??/22 Scotland 104 Channel 4 HD
(Scotland)
Launch
??/??/22 Northern Ireland 104 Channel 4 HD
(Northern Ireland)
Launch
??/??/22 Northern England 104 Channel 4 HD
(North)
Launch
??/??/22 Midlands 104 Channel 4 HD
(Midlands)
Launch
??/??/22 South and East England 104 Channel 4 HD
(South & East)
Launch
Wales 108
Speculation
??/??/22 494 BT Sport Box Office 2 HD Move 492 BT Sport Box Office HD
Rename
??/??/22 Ireland Sky+HD/Q 429 Virgin Media Sport HD Launch Available with Virgin Media Sport pack from Virgin Media Ireland. Previous version was available through eir.
??/??/22 Ireland Sky+HD/Q 441 Virgin Media Sport Extra 1 HD Launch Available with Virgin Media Sport pack from Virgin Media Ireland.
??/??/22 Ireland Sky+HD/Q 442 Virgin Media Sport Extra 2 HD Launch
??/??/22 Ireland Sky+HD/Q 443 Virgin Media Sport Extra 3 HD Launch
??/??/22 Ireland Sky+HD/Q 444 Virgin Media Sport Extra 4 HD Launch
??/??/22 Ireland Sky+HD/Q 445 Virgin Media Sport Extra 5 HD Launch
??/??/22 Ireland Sky+HD/Q 446 Virgin Media Sport Extra 6 HD Launch


??/??/22 Ireland Sky+HD/Q 447 Virgin Media Sport SD Launch
??/??/22 Ireland Sky+HD/Q 448 Virgin Media Sport Extra 1 SD Launch
??/??/22 Ireland Sky+HD/Q 449 Virgin Media Sport Extra 2 SD Launch
??/??/22 Ireland Sky+HD/Q 450 Virgin Media Sport Extra 3 SD Launch
??/??/22 Ireland Sky+HD/Q 451 Virgin Media Sport Extra 4 SD Launch
??/??/22 Ireland Sky+HD/Q 452 Virgin Media Sport Extra 5 SD Launch
??/??/22 Ireland Sky+HD/Q 453 Virgin Media Sport Extra 6 SD Launch


See also

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