Lifetime (UK and Ireland)

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Lifetime logo17.svg
Launched4 November 2013 (2013-11-04)
Owned byA&E Networks UK (A&E Networks/Sky)
Picture format576i (16:9 SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Audience share0.17%
0.06% (+1) (September 2018 (2018-09), BARB)
SloganLets Comedy Central, One Channel
CountryUnited Kingdom
Broadcast areaUnited Kingdom
ReplacedThe Biography Channel
Sister channel(s)Blaze
Timeshift serviceLifetime +1
SkyChannel 164 (SD/HD)
Channel 264 (+1)
Channel 838 (SD)
(South Africa)
Channel 131
Virgin Media (UK)Channel 208
Channel 209 (HD)
Channel 225 (+1)
Virgin Media (Ireland)Channel 218
TalkTalk TVChannel 329
BT TVChannel 329
Channel 384 (HD)
PlusnetChannel 329
eir VisionChannel 156
Streaming media
Sky GoWatch live (UK and Ireland only)
Virgin TV AnywhereWatch live (UK only)
Watch live (Ireland only)

Lifetime is a British entertainment television channel that launched on 4 November 2013,[1] owned by A&E Networks UK, a joint venture between A&E Networks and Sky. The channel replaced Bio.

On November 6, 2018, the European Commission required The Walt Disney Company to sell A&E's European channels, including Lifetime.[2]

Programmes that air on the channel include The Client List, Damages, Witches of East End,[3] the Lifetime US original movie Liz & Dick and an original series called The Proposers.[4]

It launched on TalkTalk on 28 August 2014 along with its sister channels. It is on the Entertainment Boost along with H2.


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  1. ^ "November UK launch for A+E's Lifetime". Broadband TV News. 29 September 2013. Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  2. ^ Roxborough, Scott (November 6, 2018). "Disney's Fox Deal Gets European Union Clearance Subject to Divestments". The Hollywood Reporter.
  3. ^ Munn, Patrick (20 September 2013). "Lifetime Acquires UK Rights To 'Witches of East End'". TVWise. Retrieved 8 October 2013.
  4. ^ Jeffery, Morgan (4 July 2013). "Lifetime to launch in the UK, to air 'Damages', 'Liz & Dick'". Digital Spy. Retrieved 8 October 2013.

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