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List of line-up changes on Sky (UK and Ireland) in 2021

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Note: This list details the EPG changes on Sky+HD & Sky Q boxes in the UK & (Republic of) Ireland. Other channels that may be mentioned elsewhere are not included in this list.

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Example Description
Launch Channel that has launched or temporarily launched on the EPG
Removal Channel that has been removed or temporarily removed from the EPG
Rename Channel that has been renamed or temporarily renamed on the EPG
Reversion Channel that was using a temporary name that has reverted to its previous name
Restoration to EPG Channel that was relaunched or restored to the EPG after being removed.
Move Channel that has been moved to another EPG number.

EPG Changes

January

Date EPG No. HD boxes EPG No. SD boxes Channel name Type of change New EPG number HD boxes New EPG number SD boxes New channel name Region (UK & Ireland unless stated) Notes
01/01/21 303 844 Sky Cinema Christmas HD Reversion Sky Cinema Drama HD
01/01/21 844 303 Sky Cinema Christmas Reversion Sky Cinema Drama
03/01/21 325 325 Christmas 24 Reversion Movies 24
03/01/21 326 326 Christmas 24 + Reversion Movies 24 +
04/01/21 302 302 Sky Cinema Harry Potter HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Feel Good HD
04/01/21 304 845 Sky Cinema Musicals HD Reversion Sky Cinema Greats HD
04/01/21 845 304 Sky Cinema Musicals Reversion Sky Cinema Greats
04/01/21 359 359 BoXmas Reversion The Box UK
05/01/21 190 190 mytv Removal Ceased broadcasting 1 January 2021
05/01/21 303 844 Sky Cinema Drama HD Move 311 851
05/01/21 844 303 Sky Cinema Drama Move 851 311
05/01/21 311 311 Sky Cinema Hits HD Move 303 303
05/01/21 319 319 Sony Movies Christmas Reversion Sony Movies Classic
05/01/21 320 320 Sony Movies Christmas +1 Reversion Sony Movies Classic +1
05/01/21 355 355 MTV Xmas Reversion MTV Classic Christmas programming and on-screen ident already reverted on 28 December 2020
05/01/21 364 364 Trace Xmas Rename Trace Hits UK
05/01/21 408 862 Sky Sports Darts HD Reversion Sky Sports Arena HD On commercial boxes, no HD swap applies and the primary channel is listed at 409 not 408.
05/01/21 862 408 Sky Sports Darts Reversion Sky Sports Arena On commercial boxes, no HD swap applies and the primary channel is listed at 409 not 408.
05/01/21 490 490 BT Sport Box Office HD Restoration to EPG UK residential boxes
05/01/21 786 786 Abu Dhabi TV Removal Ceased broadcasting 1 January 2021
05/01/21 792 792 Record TV HD Removal Ceased broadcasting on Astra 28.2°E
06/01/21 178 178 Discovery Home & Health Removal
06/01/21 192 192 Discovery Shed Removal
06/01/21 278 278 Discovery Home & Health +1 Removal
06/01/21 307 847 Sky Cinema Five Star Movies HD Removal
06/01/21 847 307 Sky Cinema Five Star Movies Removal
06/01/21 308 848 Sky Cinema Action HD Move 307 847
06/01/21 848 308 Sky Cinema Action Move 847 307
06/01/21 309 849 Sky Cinema Comedy HD Move 308 848
06/01/21 849 309 Sky Cinema Comedy Move 848 308
06/01/21 310 850 Sky Cinema Thriller HD Move 309 849
06/01/21 850 310 Sky Cinema Thriller Move 849 309
06/01/21 311 851 Sky Cinema Drama HD Move 310 850
06/01/21 851 311 Sky Cinema Drama Move 850 310
06/01/21 312 312 Sky Cinema Sci Fi & Horror HD Move 311 311
06/01/21 312 312 Sky Cinema Premiere +1 Restoration to EPG
06/01/21 615 615 Nick Jr. Paw Patrol Reversion Nick Jr. Too EPG name has only been relabelled in the UK
06/01/21 0214 0214 UCB Ireland Removal
11/01/21 353 353 MTV Base Move 352 352
11/01/21 355 355 MTV Classic Move 353 353
11/01/21 358 358 Box Hits Move 354 354 UK
11/01/21 359 359 The Box Move 355 355 UK
11/01/21 360 360 Kiss Move 356 356 UK
11/01/21 361 361 Magic Move 357 357 UK
11/01/21 362 362 Kerrang! Move 358 358 UK
11/01/21 364 364 Trace Hits Move 359 359 UK
11/01/21 365 365 Trace Vault Move 360 360 UK
11/01/21 368 368 Now 70s Move 361 361 UK
11/01/21 371 371 Now 80s Move 362 362 UK
11/01/21 372 372 Now 90s Move 363 363 UK
11/01/21 373 373 Clubland TV Move 364 364 UK
11/01/21 376 376 Spotlight TV Move 365 365
11/01/21 615 615 Nick Jr. Too Move 613 613
11/01/21 616 616 Pop Move 614 614
11/01/21 617 617 Tiny Pop Move 615 615
11/01/21 620 620 Nickelodeon +1 Move 616 616
11/01/21 623 623 RTÉjr Move 617 617 Ireland
11/01/21 624 624 Tiny Pop +1 Move 618 618
11/01/21 625 625 Pop +1 Move 619 619
11/01/21 626 626 Pop Max Move 620 620
11/01/21 627 627 Pop Max +1 Move 621 621
11/01/21 628 628 Nick Jr. +1 Move 622 622
11/01/21 629 642 Nickelodeon HD Move 623 No change Ireland
11/01/21 630 630 RTÉjr Move 624 624 Northern Ireland
11/01/21 631 648 Nick Jr. HD Move 625 No change Ireland
11/01/21 648 606 Nick Jr. Move 645 645 UK
11/01/21 606 606 Nick Jr. Move No change 645 Ireland
12/01/21 645 645 Nick Jr. Move No change 606 UK
12/01/21 606 645 Nick Jr. Move No change 606 Ireland
12/01/21 606 648 Nick Jr. HD Move No change 645 UK
12/01/21 625 648 Nick Jr. HD Move No change 645 Ireland
14/01/21 585 585 Loveworld TV HD Removal Ireland Removed as, following Brexit, channel providers opted for UK only broadcasting licences not for obtaining an Irish/EU broadcasting licences.
14/01/21 673 673 Hochanda Removal Ireland
14/01/21 787 787 Ahlulbayt TV Removal Ireland
22/01/21 302 302 Sky Cinema Feel Good HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Must See Movies HD
22/01/21 704 704 Star Bharat Rename Utsav Bharat Star-branded channels renamed to avoid confusion with the Star hub that launched on Disney+ a month after the rename took place
22/01/21 705 883 Star Plus HD Rename Utsav Plus HD
22/01/21 883 705 Star Plus Rename Utsav Plus
22/01/21 717 887 Star Gold HD Rename Utsav Gold HD
22/01/21 887 717 Star Gold Rename Utsav Gold
28/01/21 181 181 Forces TV Removal Ireland Removed as, following Brexit, channel providers opted for UK only broadcasting licences not for obtaining an Irish/EU broadcasting licences.
28/01/21 0211 0211 BFBS Radio Removal Ireland

February

Date EPG No. HD boxes EPG No. SD boxes Channel name Type of change New EPG number HD boxes New EPG number SD boxes New channel name Region (UK & Ireland unless stated) Notes
01/02/21 437 437 SportyStuff TV HD Launch
04/02/21 509 891 CGTN HD Removal UK Licence revoked by Ofcom.
Official statement from Ofcom
04/02/21 891 509 CGTN Removal UK
09/02/21 772 772 Kanshi TV Temporary removal
10/02/21 772 772 Kanshi TV Restoration to EPG
12/02/21 302 302 Sky Cinema Must See Movies HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Harry Potter HD
16/02/21 598 598 Celebration TV Temporary removal UK
Removal Ireland Removed as, following Brexit, channel provider opted for a UK only broadcasting licence not for obtaining an Irish/EU broadcasting licence.
16/02/21 759 759 A1TV Temporary removal
17/02/21 759 759 A1TV Restoration to EPG
19/02/21 598 598 Celebration TV Restoration to EPG UK
22/02/21 190 190 NTD Launch
23/02/21 407 861 Sky Sports NFL HD Temporary removal Sky Sports Action expected to be replaced by Sky Sports NFL in September 2021. On commercial boxes, no HD swap applies and the primary channel (the SD channel) is listed at 408 not 407.
23/02/21 861 407 Sky Sports NFL Temporary removal
23/02/21 407 861 Sky Sports Action HD Restoration to EPG
23/02/21 861 407 Sky Sports Action Restoration to EPG
23/02/21 783 783 Deen TV Launch
28/02/21 302 302 Sky Cinema Harry Potter HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Musicals HD

March

Date EPG No. HD boxes EPG No. SD boxes Channel name Type of change New EPG number HD boxes New EPG 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
01/03/21 172 172 DMAX Removal Ireland
01/03/21 149 149 Quest Red Launch Ireland Ireland adverts.
01/03/21 162 162 HGTV Launch Ireland
01/03/21 172 172 DMAX Launch Ireland
01/03/21 187 187 Lifetime Removal Lifetime closed 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
08/03/21 405 859 Sky Sports Golf HD Temporary rename Sky Sports Players HD For the 2021 Players Championship
08/03/21 859 405 Sky Sports Golf Temporary rename Sky Sports Players For the 2021 Players Championship
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
10/03/21 202 202 RTÉ2 +1 Launch Ireland
15/03/21 302 302 Sky Cinema Race Against Time HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Superheroes HD
15/03/21 523 523 WION HD
(World Is One News)
Launch
15/03/21 662 896 TJC HD Launch
15/03/21 662 662 TJC Move 896 No change
16/03/21 405 859 Sky Sports Players HD Reversion Sky Sports Golf HD
16/03/21 859 405 Sky Sports Players Reversion Sky Sports Golf
22/03/21 773 773 Pitaara Launch
25/03/21 814 114 Sky Documentaries Removal Ireland UK adverts.
25/03/21 814 114 Sky Documentaries Launch Ireland Irish adverts.
26/03/21 302 302 Sky Cinema Superheroes HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Adventure HD
29/03/21 524 524 Sky News Floyd Case HD Temporary launch To broadcast the trial of Derek Chauvin on charges of murdering George Floyd in 2020

April

Date EPG No. HD boxes EPG No. SD boxes Channel name Type of change New EPG number HD boxes New EPG number SD boxes New channel name Region (UK & Ireland unless stated) Notes
01/04/21 613 613 Nick Jr. Too Temporary rename Nick Jr. Paw Patrol
01/04/21 673 673 Hochanda Rename The Craft Store UK
01/04/21 974 974 Channel 4
(Audio description)
Removal UK outside London These channels were originally included on these numbers outside London to provide audio description (AD) services for Channel 4/+1. Channel 4 have now made AD available in all advertising regions on 104/204 (108/208 in Wales) so they were removed from 974/975. Channel 4 AD was already available in the London advertising region on 104/204/804 before the change (and therefore not included on 974/975 in that region).
01/04/21 975 975 Channel 4 +1
(Audio description)
Removal UK outside London
05/04/21 405 859 Sky Sports Golf HD Temporary rename Sky Sports Masters HD Sky Sports Masters
05/04/21 859 405 Sky Sports Golf Temporary rename Sky Sports Masters
08/04/21 820 122 Sky Arts Removal Ireland UK adverts.
08/04/21 820 122 Sky Arts Launch Ireland Irish adverts.
08/04/21 893 130 Sky Nature Removal Ireland UK adverts.
08/04/21 893 130 Sky Nature Launch Ireland Irish adverts.
08/04/21 173 173 BET Removal Closed due to content moving to My5 and Pluto TV
10/04/21 302 302 Sky Cinema Adventure HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Oscars HD
13/04/21 803 103 ITV Anglia East Removal Essex
Norfolk
West Anglia
Local SD versions of ITV and UTV +1 removed in noted regions.
ITV Central West SD, ITV Granada SD, ITV Meridian East SD or ITV +1 Granada replaced these regional versions, as shown. ITV HD channels unaffected.
ITV Central East East Midlands
ITV Tyne Tees Tyne
North Yorkshire
Tees
ITV Yorkshire West North West Yorkshire
Humber
Sheffield
Scarborough
North East Midlands
South Yorkshire
ITV West HTV West
Gloucester
ITV Westcountry Westcountry
West Dorset
ITV Meridian South Meridian South
Brighton
Meridian North
203 203 UTV +1 Northern Ireland
231 231 ITVBe +1 UK
803 103 ITV Granada Launch North West Yorkshire
Tyne
North Yorkshire
Humber
Sheffield
Scarborough
North East Midlands
Tees
South Yorkshire
ITV Central West HTV West
Westcountry
East Midlands
Gloucester
West Dorset
ITV Meridian East Essex
Meridian South
Norfolk
West Anglia
London/Thames Valley
Meridian North
203 203 ITV +1 Granada Northern Ireland
405 859 Sky Sports Masters HD Reversion Sky Sports Golf HD
859 405 Sky Sports Masters Sky Sports Golf
22/04/21 524 524 Sky News Floyd Case HD Removal
26/04/21 407 861 Sky Sports Action HD Temporary rename Sky Sports NFL HD
26/04/21 861 407 Sky Sports Action Temporary rename Sky Sports NFL
30/04/21 183 183 Vice Removal
30/04/21 164 164 Blaze Temporary move 187 187 Channel Islands To prevent the slot from no longer being available for usage after Lifetime's closure (which would eventually be bought for That's TV Gold)

May

Date EPG No. HD boxes EPG No. SD boxes Channel name Type of change New EPG number HD boxes New EPG number SD boxes New channel name Region (UK & Ireland unless stated) Notes
01/05/21 302 302 Sky Cinema Oscars HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Must See Movies HD
03/05/21 613 613 Nick Jr. Paw Patrol Temporary rename Nick Jr. Peppa
05/05/21 708 708 Republic Bharat Removal
06/05/21 195 195 BEN Removal
08/05/21 407 861 Sky Sports NFL HD Reversion Sky Sports Action HD
08/05/21 861 407 Sky Sports NFL Reversion Sky Sports Action
14/05/21 302 302 Sky Cinema Must See Movies HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Fast & Furious HD
17/05/21 184 184 Hi-Impact TV Temporary removal
17/05/21 674 674 Jewellery Maker Temporary rename Shopping Quarter
21/05/21 184 184 Hi-Impact TV Restoration to EPG
25/05/21 157 157 Sony Channel Rename GREAT! tv Sony-branded channel rebranding due to acquisition by Narrative Capital Partners LLC
25/05/21 257 257 Sony Channel +1 Rename GREAT! tv +1
25/05/21 319 319 Sony Movies Classic Rename GREAT! movies classic
25/05/21 320 320 Sony Movies Classic +1 Rename GREAT! movies classic +1
25/05/21 321 321 Sony Movies Rename GREAT! movies
25/05/21 322 322 Sony Movies +1 Rename GREAT! movies +1
25/05/21 323 323 Sony Movies Action Rename GREAT! movies action
25/05/21 324 324 Sony Movies Action +1 Rename GREAT! movies action +1
28/05/21 302 302 Sky Cinema Fast & Furious HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Musicals HD
31/05/21 613 613 Nick Jr. Peppa Reversion Nick Jr. Too

June

Date EPG No. HD boxes EPG No. SD boxes Channel name Type of change New EPG number HD boxes New EPG number SD boxes New channel name Region (UK & Ireland unless stated) Notes
01/06/21 515 515 GB News HD Launch Placeholder initially. Programming fully started on 13 June 2021
01/06/21 515 515 TVC News Move 524 524
01/06/21 518 518 Channels 24 Removal Ireland Channel provider opted for UK only broadcasting licence following Brexit rather than obtaining an Irish/EU licence.
01/06/21 794 794 Colors Gujarati Launch
03/06/21 674 674 Shopping Quarter Reversion Jewellery Maker
06/06/21 302 302 Sky Cinema Musicals HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Gangsters HD
19/06/21 307 847 Sky Cinema Action HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Jurassic HD
19/06/21 847 307 Sky Cinema Action Temporary rename Sky Cinema Jurassic
21/06/21 302 302 Sky Cinema Gangsters HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Feel Good HD
21/06/21 307 847 Sky Cinema Jurassic HD Reversion Sky Cinema Action HD
21/06/21 847 307 Sky Cinema Jurassic Reversion Sky Cinema Action
24/06/21 981 981 BBC Red Button 1 Temporary move 987 No change UK Temporary channels for summer 2021 sporting events (i.e. 2021 Wimbledon Championships & 2020 Summer Olympics). BBC Red Button 1 and BBC Red Button HD are swapped in UK (SD version has greater prominence on SD boxes)
24/06/21 981 987 BBC Red Button HD
(BBC Red Button 1 HD)
Temporary launch UK
24/06/21 987 987 BBC Red Button HD
(BBC Red Button 1 HD)
Ireland
24/06/21 982 982 BBC Red Button 2
24/06/21 983 983 BBC Red Button 3
24/06/21 984 984 BBC Red Button 4
24/06/21 985 985 BBC Red Button 5
24/06/21 986 986 BBC Red Button 6
30/06/21 880 513 Al Jazeera English Removal
30/06/21 513 880 Al Jazeera English HD Move No change 513
30/06/21 421 421 eir Sport 1 HD Removal Northern Ireland
30/06/21 914 914 Xpanded TV 2 Removal
30/06/21 0151 0151 Khushkhabri Removal Ireland Channel provider opted for UK only broadcasting licence following Brexit rather than obtaining an Irish/EU licence.
30/06/21 187 187 Blaze Move 164 164 Channel Islands Blaze was temporarily moved in Channel Islands to keep the slot open for That's TV Gold

July

Date EPG No. HD boxes EPG No. SD boxes Channel name Type of change New EPG number HD boxes New EPG number SD boxes New channel name Region (UK & Ireland unless stated) Notes
01/07/21 124 821 Fox HD Removal
01/07/21 821 124 Fox Removal
01/07/21 224 224 Fox +1 Removal
01/07/21 130 893 Sky Nature HD Move 124 No change
01/07/21 893 130 Sky Nature Move No change 124
01/07/21 302 302 Sky Cinema Feel Good HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Superheroes HD
01/07/21 303 303 Sky Cinema Hits HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema MegaHits HD
01/07/21 613 613 Nick Jr. Too Temporary rename Nick Jr. Paw Patrol
01/07/21 748 748 Samaa Removal
05/07/21 186 186 Yanga! Removal
08/07/21 187 187 That's TV Gold Launch UK
12/07/21 405 859 Sky Sports Golf HD Temporary rename Sky Sports The Open HD For the 2021 Open Championship
12/07/21 859 405 Sky Sports Golf Temporary rename Sky Sports The Open
13/07/21 981 987 BBC Red Button HD
(BBC Red Button 1 HD)
Temporary move No change 982 UK
13/07/21 987 987 982 982 Ireland
13/07/21 982 982 BBC Red Button 2 Removal
13/07/21 983 983 BBC Red Button 3
13/07/21 984 984 BBC Red Button 4
13/07/21 985 985 BBC Red Button 5
13/07/21 986 986 BBC Red Button 6
16/07/21 304 845 Sky Cinema Greats HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Original vs. Remake HD
16/07/21 845 304 Sky Cinema Greats Temporary rename Sky Cinema Original vs. Remake
17/07/21 302 302 Sky Cinema Superheroes HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Cornetto HD
17/07/21 407 861 Sky Sports Action HD Temporary rename Sky Sports The Lions HD
17/07/21 861 407 Sky Sports Action Temporary rename Sky Sports The Lions
19/07/21 302 302 Sky Cinema Cornetto HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Magic HD
19/07/21 940 940 Sky Sports Active 1 Launch Commercial boxes
19/07/21 941 941 Sky Sports Active 2 Launch Commercial boxes
19/07/21 942 942 Sky Sports Active 3 Launch Commercial boxes
19/07/21 943 943 Sky Sports Active 4 Launch Commercial boxes
19/07/21 944 944 Sky Sports Active 5 Launch Commercial boxes
19/07/21 945 945 Sky Sports Active 6 Launch Commercial boxes
19/07/21 946 946 Sky Sports Active 7 Launch Commercial boxes
19/07/21 947 947 Sky Sports Active 8 Launch Commercial boxes
19/07/21 948 948 Sky Sports Active 9 Launch Commercial boxes
20/07/21 304 845 Sky Cinema Original vs. Remake HD Reversion Sky Cinema Greats HD
20/07/21 845 304 Sky Cinema Original vs. Remake Reversion Sky Cinema Greats
20/07/21 405 859 Sky Sports The Open HD Reversion Sky Sports Golf HD
20/07/21 859 405 Sky Sports The Open Reversion Sky Sports Golf
20/07/21 422 422 eir Sport 2 HD Removal Ireland
20/07/21 983 983 Eurosport 3 HD
(Tennis)
Temporary launch For the 2020 Summer Olympics.
20/07/21 984 984 Eurosport 4 HD
(Artistic)
20/07/21 985 985 Eurosport 5 HD
(Football)
20/07/21 986 986 Eurosport 6 HD
(Basketball)
20/07/21 987 987 Eurosport 7 HD
(Fight Sports)
20/07/21 988 988 Eurosport 8 HD
(Handball)
20/07/21 989 989 Eurosport 9 HD
(Volleyball)
21/07/21 404 858 Sky Sports Cricket HD Temporary rename Sky Sports The Hundred HD
21/07/21 858 404 Sky Sports Cricket Temporary rename Sky Sports The Hundred
21/07/21 982 982 BBC Red Button HD
(BBC Red Button 1 HD)
Removal Ireland
26/07/21 307 847 Sky Cinema Action HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema The Misfits HD
26/07/21 847 307 Sky Cinema Action Temporary rename Sky Cinema The Misfits
27/07/21 422 422 FreeSports HD Launch Ireland

August

Date EPG No. HD boxes EPG No. SD boxes Channel name Type of change New EPG number HD boxes New EPG number SD boxes New channel name Region (UK & Ireland unless stated) Notes
01/08/21 302 302 Sky Cinema Magic HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Road Movies HD
01/08/21 303 303 Sky Cinema Megahits HD Reversion Sky Cinema Hits HD
02/08/21 307 847 Sky Cinema Misfits HD Reversion Sky Cinema Action HD
02/08/21 847 307 Sky Cinema Misfits Reversion Sky Cinema Action
02/08/21 309 849 Sky Cinema Thriller HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Mystery HD
02/08/21 849 309 Sky Cinema Thriller Temporary rename Sky Cinema Mystery
02/08/21 613 613 Nick Jr. Paw Patrol Temporary rename Nick Jr. Peppa
08/08/21 302 302 Sky Cinema Road Movies HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Adventure HD
09/08/21 303 303 Sky Cinema Hits HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Five Star Movies HD
09/08/21 309 849 Sky Cinema Mystery HD Reversion Sky Cinema Thriller HD
09/08/21 849 309 Sky Cinema Mystery Reversion Sky Cinema Thriller
09/08/21 748 748 Neo News Launch
09/08/21 981 982 BBC Red Button HD
(BBC Red Button 1 HD)
Removal UK
09/08/21 982 981 BBC Red Button 1 Move 981 No change UK
09/08/21 983 983 Eurosport 3 HD
(Tennis)
Removal
09/08/21 984 984 Eurosport 4 HD
(Artistic)
09/08/21 985 985 Eurosport 5 HD
(Football)
09/08/21 986 986 Eurosport 6 HD
(Basketball)
09/08/21 987 987 Eurosport 7 HD
(Fight Sports)
09/08/21 988 988 Eurosport 8 HD
(Handball)
09/08/21 989 989 Eurosport 9 HD
(Volleyball)
10/08/21 407 861 Sky Sports The Lions HD Reversion Sky Sports Action HD
10/08/21 861 407 Sky Sports The Lions Reversion Sky Sports Action
11/08/21 759 759 A1TV Temporary removal
12/08/21 184 184 Hi-Impact TV Temporary removal
12/08/21 184 184 Hi-Impact TV Restoration to EPG
12/08/21 774 774 Politics Punjab Launch
17/08/21 303 303 Sky Cinema Five Star Movies HD Reversion Sky Cinema Hits HD
17/08/21 759 759 A1TV Restoration to EPG
23/08/21 302 302 Sky Cinema Adventure HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Best of the 80s HD
23/08/21 404 858 Sky Sports The Hundred HD Reversion Sky Sports Cricket HD
23/08/21 858 404 Sky Sports The Hundred Reversion Sky Sports Cricket
23/08/21 407 861 Sky Sports Action HD Temporary removal
23/08/21 861 407 Sky Sports Action Temporary removal
23/08/21 407 861 Sky Sports NFL HD Restoration to EPG
23/08/21 861 407 Sky Sports NFL Restoration to EPG
25/08/21 115 876 BBC Scotland HD Move No change 844 Scotland
194 UK excluding Scotland
25/08/21 876 115 BBC Scotland 844 No change Scotland
194 UK excluding Scotland
25/08/21 123 825 Sky History HD No change 821
25/08/21 825 123 Sky History 821 No change
25/08/21 124 893 Sky Nature HD No change 822
25/08/21 893 124 Sky Nature 822 No change
25/08/21 125 822 Discovery Channel HD No change 823 UK
343 Ireland
25/08/21 822 125 Discovery Channel 823 No change UK
25/08/21 126 823 MTV HD No change 824 UK
344 Ireland
25/08/21 823 126 MTV 824 No change UK
25/08/21 129 824 National Geographic Channel HD No change 825
25/08/21 824 129 National Geographic Channel 825 No change
25/08/21 132 826 Alibi HD No change 827
25/08/21 826 132 Alibi 827 No change
25/08/21 133 827 TLC HD No change 828
25/08/21 827 133 TLC 828 No change
25/08/21 134 828 S4C HD No change 829 UK excluding Wales
25/08/21 828 134 S4C 829 No change UK excluding Wales
25/08/21 135 829 E4 HD No change 830 UK
345 Ireland
25/08/21 829 135 E4 830 No change UK
25/08/21 136 830 More4 HD No change 831 UK
346 Ireland
25/08/21 830 136 More4 831 No change UK
25/08/21 144 831 Quest HD No change 834
25/08/21 831 144 Quest 834 No change
25/08/21 151 834 E! HD No change 835 UK
348 Ireland
25/08/21 834 151 E! 835 No change UK
25/08/21 152 892 Syfy HD No change 836
25/08/21 892 152 Syfy 836 No change
25/08/21 156 835 Crime + Investigation HD No change 837
25/08/21 835 156 Crime + Investigation 837 No change
25/08/21 162 836 RTÉ2 HD No change 838 Northern Ireland
25/08/21 836 162 RTÉ2 838 No change Northern Ireland
25/08/21 163 894 Sky History2 HD No change 840 Great Britain
168 842 Ireland; Northern Ireland
25/08/21 894 163 Sky History2 840 No change Great Britain
168 842 Ireland; Northern Ireland
25/08/21 163 837 TG4 HD No change 839 Northern Ireland
25/08/21 837 163 TG4 839 No change Northern Ireland
25/08/21 165 839 Nat Geo Wild HD No change 841
25/08/21 839 165 Nat Geo Wild 841 No change
25/08/21 171 889 Smithsonian Channel HD No change 843
25/08/21 889 171 Smithsonian Channel 843 No change
25/08/21 301 842 Sky Cinema Premiere HD No change 848
25/08/21 842 301 Sky Cinema Premiere 848 No change
25/08/21 304 845 Sky Cinema Greats HD No change 849
25/08/21 845 304 Sky Cinema Greats 849 No change
25/08/21 306 846 Sky Cinema Family HD No change 850
25/08/21 846 306 Sky Cinema Family 850 No change
25/08/21 307 847 Sky Cinema Action HD No change 851
25/08/21 847 307 Sky Cinema Action 851 No change
25/08/21 308 848 Sky Cinema Comedy HD No change 852
25/08/21 848 308 Sky Cinema Comedy 852 No change
25/08/21 309 849 Sky Cinema Thriller HD No change 853
25/08/21 849 309 Sky Cinema Thriller 853 No change
25/08/21 310 850 Sky Cinema Drama HD No change 854
25/08/21 850 310 Sky Cinema Drama 854 No change
25/08/21 313 853 Film4 HD No change 855
25/08/21 853 313 Film4 855 No change
25/08/21 401 855 Sky Sports Main Event HD No change 859
25/08/21 855 401 Sky Sports Main Event 859 No change
25/08/21 402 856 Sky Sports Premier League HD No change 860
25/08/21 856 402 Sky Sports Premier League 860 No change
25/08/21 403 857 Sky Sports Football HD No change 861
25/08/21 857 403 Sky Sports Football 861 No change
25/08/21 404 858 Sky Sports Cricket HD No change 862
25/08/21 858 404 Sky Sports Cricket 862 No change
25/08/21 405 859 Sky Sports Golf HD No change 863
25/08/21 859 405 Sky Sports Golf 863 No change
25/08/21 406 860 Sky Sports F1 HD No change 864
25/08/21 860 406 Sky Sports F1 864 No change
25/08/21 407 861 Sky Sports NFL HD No change 865
25/08/21 861 407 Sky Sports NFL 865 No change
25/08/21 408 862 Sky Sports Arena HD No change 866
25/08/21 862 408 Sky Sports Arena 866 No change
25/08/21 409 863 Sky Sports News HD No change 867
25/08/21 863 409 Sky Sports News 867 No change
25/08/21 410 864 Eurosport 1 HD No change 868
25/08/21 864 410 Eurosport 1 868 No change
25/08/21 411 865 Eurosport 2 HD No change 869
25/08/21 865 411 Eurosport 2 869 No change
25/08/21 413 867 BT Sport 1 HD No change 870 BT subscribers
867 870 Non-subscribers
25/08/21 867 413 BT Sport 1 870 No change BT subscribers
25/08/21 414 868 BT Sport 2 HD No change 871 BT subscribers
868 871 Non-subscribers
25/08/21 868 414 BT Sport 2 871 No change BT subscribers
25/08/21 415 888 Sky Sports Racing HD No change 872
25/08/21 888 415 Sky Sports Racing 872 No change
25/08/21 416 895 Sky Sports Mix HD No change 873
25/08/21 895 416 Sky Sports Mix 873 No change
25/08/21 417 869 BT Sport 3 HD No change 874 BT subscribers
869 874 Non-subscribers
25/08/21 869 417 BT Sport 3 874 No change BT subscribers
25/08/21 418 870 MUTV HD No change 875
25/08/21 870 418 MUTV 875 No change
25/08/21 423 872 BT Sport ESPN HD No change 876 BT subscribers
872 876 Non-subscribers
25/08/21 872 423 BT Sport ESPN 876 No change BT subscribers
25/08/21 426 874 Racing TV HD No change 877
25/08/21 874 426 Racing TV 877 No change
25/08/21 501 875 Sky News HD No change 881
25/08/21 875 501 Sky News 881 No change
25/08/21 503 877 BBC News HD No change 882 UK
25/08/21 877 503 BBC News 882 No change UK
25/08/21 505 890 CNBC Europe HD No change 883
25/08/21 890 505 CNBC Europe 883 No change
25/08/21 506 878 CNN International HD No change 884
25/08/21 878 506 CNN International 884 No change
25/08/21 511 879 RT HD No change 885 UK
25/08/21 879 511 RT 885 No change UK
25/08/21 516 881 TRT World HD No change 886
25/08/21 881 516 TRT World 886 No change
25/08/21 662 896 TJC HD No change 890
25/08/21 896 662 TJC 890 No change
25/08/21 703 882 Sony Entertainment Television HD No change 892
25/08/21 882 703 Sony Entertainment Television 892 No change
25/08/21 705 883 Utsav Plus HD No change 893
25/08/21 883 705 Utsav Plus 893 No change
25/08/21 707 884 Colors HD No change 894
25/08/21 884 707 Colors 894 No change
25/08/21 715 886 Sony Max HD No change 895
25/08/21 886 715 Sony Max 895 No change
25/08/21 717 887 Utsav Gold HD No change 896
25/08/21 887 717 Utsav Gold 896 No change
31/08/21 0210 0210 Newstalk Removal

September

Date EPG No. HD boxes EPG No. SD boxes Channel name Type of change New EPG number HD boxes New EPG number SD boxes New channel name Region (UK & Ireland unless stated) Notes
01/09/21 106 806 Sky One HD Removal
01/09/21 806 106 Sky One Removal
01/09/21 106 806 Sky Showcase HD Launch
01/09/21 806 106 Sky Showcase Launch
01/09/21 113 813 Sky Comedy HD Move 114 814 UK excluding Wales
01/09/21 114 813 Sky Comedy HD Move 115 814 Wales
01/09/21 342 813 Sky Comedy HD Move No change 814 Ireland
01/09/21 813 113 Sky Comedy Move 814 114 UK excluding Wales
01/09/21 813 114 Sky Comedy Move 814 115 Wales
01/09/21 113 113 Sky Comedy Move 114 114 Ireland
01/09/21 113 813 Sky Max HD Launch UK excluding Wales; Ireland
01/09/21 114 813 Sky Max HD Launch Wales
01/09/21 813 113 Sky Max Launch UK excluding Wales; Ireland
01/09/21 813 114 Sky Max Launch Wales
01/09/21 114 814 Sky Documentaries HD Move 121 819 UK excluding Wales; Ireland
01/09/21 115 814 Sky Documentaries HD Move 121 819 Wales
01/09/21 814 114 Sky Documentaries Move 819 121 UK excluding Wales; Ireland
01/09/21 814 115 Sky Documentaries Move 819 121 Wales
01/09/21 121 819 Sky Crime HD Move 122 820
01/09/21 819 121 Sky Crime Move 820 122
01/09/21 122 820 Sky Arts HD Move 130 826
01/09/21 820 122 Sky Arts Move 826 130
01/09/21 206 206 Sky One +1 Removal
01/09/21 206 206 Sky Showcase +1 Launch
01/09/21 221 221 Sky Crime +1 Move 222 222
01/09/21 302 302 Sky Cinema Best of the 80s HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Feel Good HD
01/09/21 613 613 Nick Jr. Peppa Temporary rename Nick Jr. Paw Patrol
01/09/21 680 680 Psychic Today Rename Direct Store TV
06/09/21 303 303 Sky Cinema Hits HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Back to School HD
06/09/21 353 353 MTV Classic Temporary rename MTV Pride
10/09/21 302 302 Sky Cinema Feel Good HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Assassins HD
13/09/21 303 303 Sky Cinema Back to School HD Reversion Sky Cinema Hits HD
13/09/21 353 353 MTV Pride Reversion MTV Classic
18/09/21 304 849 Sky Cinema Greats HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Batman HD
18/09/21 849 304 Sky Cinema Greats Temporary rename Sky Cinema Batman
20/09/21 302 302 Sky Cinema Assassins HD Temporary rename Sky Cinema Music HD
20/09/21 304 849 Sky Cinema Batman HD Reversion Sky Cinema Greats HD
20/09/21 849 304 Sky Cinema Batman Reversion Sky Cinema Greats
20/09/21 405 863 Sky Sports Golf HD Temporary rename Sky Sports Ryder Cup HD
20/09/21 863 405 Sky Sports Golf Temporary rename Sky Sports Ryder Cup
21/09/21 329 329 ROK Removal Ireland Channel provider opted for UK only broadcasting licence following Brexit rather than obtaining an Irish/EU licence.
21/09/21 593 593 SonLife Broadcasting Network Removal Ireland
21/09/21 768 768 Sikh Channel Removal Ireland
21/09/21 772 772 Kanshi TV Temporary removal Ireland
21/09/21 793 793 Iran International HD Removal Ireland
22/09/21 359 359 Trace Hits Temporary rename Trace Xmas UK
23/09/21 319 319 GREAT! movies classic Temporary rename GREAT! movies christmas
23/09/21 320 320 GREAT! movies classic +1 Temporary rename GREAT! movies christmas +1
23/09/21 598 598 Celebration TV Temporary removal UK
23/09/21 598 598 Celebration TV Restoration to EPG UK
24/09/21 759 759 A1TV Removal
24/09/21 772 772 Kanshi TV Restoration to EPG Ireland
 
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