DMAX (UK TV channel)

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Launched 8 January 2008
Owned by Discovery Networks Western Europe
Audience share 0.05%
0.01% (+1) (April 2015 (2015-04), BARB)
Slogan Everyday Heroes
Replaced OBE +1
Sister channel(s) Animal Planet
Discovery Channel
Discovery HD
Discovery History
Discovery Home & Health
Discovery Science
Discovery Shed
Discovery Turbo
Investigation Discovery
Timeshift service DMAX +1
Sky Channel 144
Channel 233 (+1)
Virgin Media Channel 170
Channel 171 (+1)
UPC Ireland Channel 214
Streaming media
Virgin TV Anywhere Watch live (UK only)
UPC Horizon Watch live (Ireland only)

DMAX is a TV channel in the United Kingdom and Ireland. Discovery announced on 22 November 2007, that they would launch a version of DMAX in the UK and Ireland market on 8 January 2008 after its initial success in Germany.[1]

In addition, the timeshift service DMAX +1 has also been available on Sky since the launch. A two hour timeshift channel named DMAX +2 launched on Sky on 1 April 2008. Another timeshift channel named DMAX +1.5 launched on Sky on 18 August 2008. DMAX +1.5 was closed down on 2 November 2009 when Quest +1 launched.[2] DMAX +2 closed on 30 April 2013 on Sky when TLC launched on channel 125 and Challenge was relocated to channel 145, which had been DMAX +1.[3] DMAX +1 moved to Sky channel 238 as TLC +1 launched on channel 195, which had been DMAX +2. As of March 2014, DMAX +1 is on Sky Channel 233.


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  1. ^ Welsh, James (2007-11-22). "Discovery to launch entertainment channel". Digital Spy. Retrieved 2013-04-29. 
  2. ^ "Channel Changes implemented or notified since 01/11/2009". AGB Nielsen Media Research. Archived from the original on 2009-12-20. Retrieved 2009-12-20. 
  3. ^ Hadley, Paul (2013-04-24). "Changes to Discovery channels this month". Entertainment Interactive. Retrieved 2013-04-30. 

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