TruTV (UK and Ireland)

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TruTV
TruTV logo.svg
Launched 4 August 2014 (2014-08-04)
Owned by Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner)
Picture format 576i (16:9 SDTV)
Country United Kingdom
Ireland
Broadcast area United Kingdom
Ireland
Sister channel(s) Boomerang
Cartoon Network
Cartoonito
CNN International
TCM
Website www.trutv.co.uk
Availability
Terrestrial
Freeview Channel 68
Channel 69 (+1)
Satellite
Freesat Channel 154
Sky Channel 565
Astra 2F 12552 V 22000 5/6
Streaming media
TruTV Watch live (UK only)

TruTV is a British television channel owned by Turner Broadcasting System Europe. The channel launched free-to-air on Freeview, Freesat and Sky platforms on 4 August 2014.[1]

History[edit]

Announcement and placeholder[edit]

In May 2014, Turner Broadcasting System announced that they would launch TruTV, a separate UK version of the US channel. On 13 June 2014, TruTV launched a placeholder on Freeview channel 68. On 24 July 2014, the TruTV placeholder launched on Sky channel 565.

Launch[edit]

On 4 August 2014, TruTV launched on freeview channel 68 and Freesat channel 154.

TruTV +1[edit]

On 28 August 2014, a placeholder channel for TruTV +1 launched on Freeview channel 69. No launch date is confirmed.

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Eames, Tom (30 May 2014). "truTV to launch in the UK on digital free-to-air". Digital Spy. Retrieved 21 July 2014.