List of television channels in the United Kingdom

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This list of linear television channels in the United Kingdom refers to television in the United Kingdom which is available from digital terrestrial, satellite, cable, and IPTV providers, with an estimated more than 480 channels.[1]

Broadcasters' networks[edit]

British Broadcasting Corporation[edit]

General BBC[edit]

Channels from the BBC:

List indicator(s)
Channel Name Owner/parent company Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] BBC iPlayer
BBC One (SD & HD) BBCa Free-to-air Player Via Freeview BBC One
BBC One Northern Ireland (SD & HD)
BBC One Scotland (SD & HD)
BBC One Wales (SD & HD)
BBC Two (SD & HD) BBC Two
BBC Two Northern Ireland (SD & HD)
BBC Two Wales (SD & HD)
BBC Scotland BBC Scotland
BBC Alba b BBC/MG Alba BBC Alba
BBC Four BBC BBC Four
BBC Four HD Player
CBBC CBBC
CBBC HD Player
CBeebies CBeebies
CBeebies HD Player
BBC News BBC News
BBC News HD Player
BBC Parliament BBC Parliament

UKTV[edit]

Channels from UKTV (Wholly owned by the BBC commercial subsidiary BBC Studios):

Channel Name Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Now TV or UKTV Play
Alibi Sky Entertainment Mix Entertainment Entertainment Starter Entertainment
Alibi HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Full House HD Extra
Alibi +1 Sky Entertainment Mix
Dave Free-to-air Free-to-air Free-to-air Player Via Freeview Dave
Dave ja vu Manual
Dave HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Mix HD Extra
Drama Free-to-air Free-to-air Player Via Freeview Drama
Drama +1 Free-to-air Manual
Eden Sky Entertainment Fun Entertainment Entertainment Plus
Eden +1
Eden HD Full House HD Extra
Gold Sky Entertainment Entertainment Entertainment Starter Entertainment
Gold +1 Mix
Gold HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack
W Sky Entertainment Entertainment Entertainment Starter Entertainment
W +1
W HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Full House HD Extra
Yesterday Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview Yesterday
Yesterday +1 Free-to-air (p/time) Manual Free-to-air

ITV Network Limited[edit]

Channels from ITV Network Limited (a joint venture between ITV plc & STV Group plc):

List indicator(s)
  • a Subject to regional variation.
Channel Name Owner/parent company Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] ITV Hub or STV Player
ITV (SD, +1 & HD) ITV Network Ltd (ITV plc/STV Group plc) a Free-to-air Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview ITV or STV
STV (SD & HD)
STV +1 Free-to-air
UTV (SD & HD) Free-to-air
UTV +1
ITV2 (SD & +1) ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) Free-to-air ITV2
ITV2 HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Full House
ITV3 (SD & +1) Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview ITV3
ITV3 HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Full House
ITV4 (SD & +1) Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview ITV4
ITV4 HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Full House
ITVBe (SD & +1) Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview ITVBe
ITVBe HD Full House
CITV Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview CITV

Channel Four Television Corporation[edit]

Channels from the Channel Four Television Corporation also including channels from The Box Plus Network a former joint-venture between Channel Four Television Corporation and Bauer Media Group which is now fully owned by Channel 4 Television Corporation with Kerrang, Kiss and Magic brandings under licence:

List indicator(s)
  • a Advertising regions.
Channel Name Owner/parent company Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] All 4 or Box Plus
Channel 4 (SD & +1) Channel Four Television Corporation Free-to-aira Free-to-aira Free-to-aira Player TVa Via Freeviewa Channel 4
Channel 4 HD Manual[9]
E4 (SD & +1) Free-to-air Player TV E4
E4 HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Full House
More4 Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview More4
More4 +1 Mix
More4 HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Full House
Film4 Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview Film4
Film4 +1 Mix
Film4 HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack
4seven Free-to-air Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview 4seven
4seven HD
4Music The Box Plus Network Free-to-air 4Music
The Box Manual Mix The Box
Box Hits Fun Box Hits
Kerrang! The Box Plus Network (brand under Licence from Bauer Media Group) IPTV Kerrang!
Kiss Mix Kiss
Magic Magic

ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia[edit]

Channels from ViacomCBS and its subsidiaries (For Sky's joint ventures Nickelodeon UK and Paramount UK Partnership, see below):

Channel Name Owner/parent company Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] My5 or Now TV
Channel 5 (SD, +1 & HD) ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview Channel 5
5Select[10] 5Select
5Star (SD & +1) 5Star
5USA (SD & +1) 5USA
MTV Sky Entertainment Mix Entertainment Entertainment Starter Entertainment
MTV +1
MTV HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Full House Total Entertainment HD pack
MTV Classic Sky Entertainment Fun Entertainment Extra
MTV Base
MTV Hits
MTV Music Entertainment Plus
MTV Music +1
MTV Live HD Full House
Paramount Network Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview Paramount Network
Smithsonian Channel Via Freeview
BET BET Networks (Viacom)
Colors Viacom 18 Sky Entertainment Mix
Rishtey
Rishtey Cineplex
MTV Beats

Nickelodeon UK and Paramount UK Partnership[edit]

Nickelodeon UK and Paramount UK Partnerships are joint ventures between ViacomCBS and Sky Ltd.

Channel Name Owner/parent company Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Now TV
Nickelodeon Nickelodeon UK (ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia/ Sky) Sky Kids Fun Entertainment Extra Total Entertainment Kids pack Kids
Nickelodeon +1 Full House
Nickelodeon HD Sky Kids + HD Pack
Nick Jr. Sky Kids Fun Entertainment Extra Total Entertainment Kids pack Kids
Nick Jr. +1
Nick Jr. HD Sky Kids + HD Pack
Nick Jr. Too Sky Kids Full House
Nicktoons Fun Entertainment Extra Total Entertainment Kids pack Kids
Comedy Central Paramount UK Partnership (Paramount British Pictures/Sky) Sky Entertainment Entertainment Entertainment Starter Entertainment
Comedy Central HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Full House Total Entertainment HD pack
Comedy Central +1 Sky Entertainment Fun
Comedy Central Extra Full House Entertainment Entertainment Plus
Comedy Central Extra +1

Sky Group Ltd[edit]

Channels from Sky. For Sky's joint ventures Nickelodeon UK and Paramount UK partnership, see above; for the sister network (through both being owned by Comcast) NBCUniversal, see below:

Channel Name Owner/parent company Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Now TV
Sky One Sky Sky Entertainment Mix TV Starter Boost Entertainment
Sky One +1
Sky One HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Full House
Sky Replay Sky Entertainment Mix TV Starter Boost
Sky Witness Entertainment
Sky Witness +1
Sky Witness HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Full House
Sky Atlantic Sky Entertainment Entertainment
Sky Atlantic +1
Sky Atlantic HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack
Sky Arts Free-to-air Player TV TV Starter Boost Via Freeview Entertainment
Sky Arts HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Full House
Sky Comedy NBCUniversal International Networks Sky Entertainment Mix Entertainment Entertainment Starter Entertainment
Sky Comedy +1
Sky Comedy HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Full House Total Entertainment
Sky Crime Sky Sky Entertainment Mix TV Starter Boost
Sky Crime +1
Pick Free-to-air Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview
Pick +1
Challenge Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview
Sky Intro Channel Free-to-air
Sky News Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview Entertainment
Sky News HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Full House
Sky News Arabia Manual Sky Entertainment
Sky Cinema Premiere Sky Cinema Pack Sky Cinema Sky Cinema Boost Sky Cinema bolt-on Movies
Sky Cinema Premiere HD
Sky Cinema Hits Sky Cinema Boost Sky Cinema bolt-on Movies
Sky Cinema Hits HD
Sky Cinema Greats Sky Cinema Boost Sky Cinema bolt-on Movies
Sky Cinema Greats HD
Sky Cinema Family Sky Cinema Boost Sky Cinema bolt-on Movies
Sky Cinema Family HD
Sky Cinema Action Sky Cinema Boost Sky Cinema bolt-on Movies
Sky Cinema Action HD
Sky Cinema Comedy Sky Cinema Boost Sky Cinema bolt-on Movies
Sky Cinema Comedy HD
Sky Cinema Thriller Sky Cinema Boost Sky Cinema bolt-on Movies
Sky Cinema Thriller HD
Sky Cinema Drama Sky Cinema Boost Sky Cinema bolt-on Movies
Sky Cinema Drama HD
Sky Cinema Sci-Fi & Horror Sky Cinema Boost Sky Cinema bolt-on Movies
Sky Cinema Sci-Fi & Horror HD
Sky Cinema Select Sky Cinema Boost Sky Cinema bolt-on Movies
Sky Cinema Select HD
Sky Sports Main Event Sky Sports Pack Sky Sports Sky Sports Boost Sky Sport bolt-on Sports
Sky Sports Main Event HD Sky Sports HD Bundle Sky Sport HD bolt-on
Sky Sports Premier League Sky Sports Pack Sky Sports Boost Sports
Sky Sports Premier League HD Sky Sports HD Bundle
Sky Sports Football Sky Sports Pack Sky Sports Boost Sports
Sky Sports Football HD Sky Sports HD Bundle
Sky Sports Cricket Sky Sports Pack Sky Sports Boost Sports
Sky Sports Cricket HD Sky Sports HD Bundle
Sky Sports Golf Sky Sports Pack Sky Sports Boost Sports
Sky Sports Golf HD Sky Sports HD Bundle
Sky Sports F1 Sky Sports Pack Sky Sports Boost Sports
Sky Sports F1 HD Sky Sports HD Bundle
Sky Sports Action Sky Sports Pack Sky Sports Boost Sports
Sky Sports Action HD Sky Sports HD Bundle
Sky Sports Arena Sky Sports Pack Sky Sports Boost Sports
Sky Sports Arena HD Sky Sports HD Bundle
Sky Sports News Sky Entertainment Mix TV Starter Boost
Sky Sports News HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Full House
Sky Sports Mix Sky Entertainment Mix
Sky Sports Mix HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Full House
Sky Sports Box Office (SD & HD) Pay-per-view
Sky Sports Racing At the Races Ltd. (Sky/Arena Racing Company) Variety Bundle Player TV

NBCUniversal International Networks[edit]

Channels from NBCUniversal:

Channel Name Owner/parent company Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Now TV
E! NBCUniversal International Networks Sky Entertainment Mix Entertainment Entertainment Starter Entertainment
E! +1
E! HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Total Entertainment
Syfy Sky Entertainment Mix Entertainment Entertainment Starter Entertainment Entertainment[11]
Syfy +1
Syfy HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Full House Total Entertainment HD pack
Movies 24 Sky Entertainment Mix Entertainment Plus
Movies 24 +1
CNBC Europe NBCUniversal Free-to-air Player TV

The Walt Disney Company[edit]

Channels from Walt Disney Direct-to-Consumer and International (For Disney's joint venture A&E Networks UK, see A&E Networks UK below):

Channel Name Subsidiary Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Now TV
Fox Fox Networks Group Sky Entertainment Mix Entertainment Entertainment
Fox +1
Fox HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Full House
BabyTV Sky Kids Premium Entertainment Extra
National Geographic Fox Networks Group / National Geographic Society Sky Entertainment Fun Entertainment Entertainment Starter Entertainment
National Geographic +1 Full House
National Geographic HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Total Entertainment HD pack
National Geographic Wild Sky Entertainment Entertainment Extra Entertainment Starter Entertainment Entertainment
National Geographic Wild HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Total Entertainment HD pack
Utsav Plus Star India Sky Entertainment Premium STAR TV
Utsav Bharat
Utsav Gold Premium
Utsav Plus HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack

A&E Networks UK[edit]

Channels from A&E Networks UK (A joint venture between Hearst Corporation and Sky):

Channel Name Owner/parent company Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Now TV
Blaze A&E Networks UK Free-to-air Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview
Blaze +1
Crime & Investigation Sky Entertainment Entertainment Extra Entertainment Starter Entertainment
Crime & Investigation +1 Full House
Crime & Investigation HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Total Entertainment HD pack
Lifetime Sky Entertainment Full House Entertainment Entertainment Starter Entertainment
Lifetime +1
Lifetime HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Full House Total Entertainment HD pack
Sky History Sky Entertainment Entertainment Entertainment Starter Entertainment
Sky History +1 Full House
Sky History HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Total Entertainment HD pack
Sky History 2 Sky Entertainment Entertainment Extra Entertainment Plus
Sky History 2 HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Fun Total Entertainment

Discovery Networks Northern Europe[edit]

Channels from Discovery Networks Northern Europe:

Channel Name Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Now TV
Discovery Sky Entertainment Fun Entertainment Entertainment Starter Entertainment
Discovery +1
Discovery HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Full House Total Entertainment HD pack
Animal Planet Sky Entertainment Fun Entertainment Entertainment Starter Entertainment
Animal Planet +1 Full House
Animal Planet HD Total Entertainment HD pack
Discovery History Sky Entertainment Fun
Discovery History +1 Full House
Discovery Science Fun Entertainment Plus
Discovery Science +1 Full House
Discovery Turbo Entertainment Plus
Investigation Discovery Mix Entertainment Starter Entertainment
Investigation Discovery +1
DMAX Free-to-air Free-to-air Player TV
DMAX +1
Quest Sky Entertainment Via Freeview
Quest +1 Free-to-air
Quest Red
TLC Sky Entertainment Mix Entertainment Entertainment Starter Entertainment
TLC +1
TLC HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Full House Total Entertainment HD pack
Eurosport 1 Sky Entertainment Mix Entertainment Starter Entertainment
Eurosport 1 HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Full House Total Entertainment HD pack
Eurosport 2 Sky Entertainment Mix Entertainment Starter Entertainment
Eurosport 2 HD Sky Entertainment + HD Pack Full House Total Entertainment HD pack
Food Network Free-to-air Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview
Food Network +1
HGTV Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview
HGTV +1 Sky Entertainment Mix
Really Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview

TBS Europe (WarnerMedia)[edit]

Channels from Turner Broadcasting System Europe:

Channel Name Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Now TV
TCM Movies Sky Entertainment Mix Entertainment Entertainment Plus
TCM Movies +1
Boomerang Sky Kids Entertainment Extra Total Entertainment Kids pack Kids
Boomerang +1 Full House
Boomerang HD Sky Kids + HD Pack
Cartoon Network Sky Kids Mix Entertainment Extra Total Entertainment Kids pack Kids
Cartoon Network +1 Fun
Cartoon Network HD Sky Kids + HD Pack Full House
Cartoonito Sky Kids Fun Total Entertainment Kids pack Kids
CNN International Free-to-air Free-to-air Player TV Classic Entertainment Entertainment
CNN International HD Manual V.I.P.
(Or through HD 'Bolt-Ons')
HD Pack

CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership[edit]

Channels from the CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership (a joint-venture between CBS Studios International and AMC Networks International UK):

Channel Name Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Now TV
CBS Justice Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview
CBS Drama
CBS Reality (SD & +1)
Horror Channel
Horror Channel +1 Free-to-air

Sony Pictures Television[edit]

Channels from Sony Pictures Television:

Channel Name Owner/parent company Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Now TV
Sony Movies Sony Pictures Television Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview
Sony Movies +1 Free-to-air
Sony Movies Action Free-to-air Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview
Sony Movies Action +1 Free-to-aira
Sony Movies Classic Player TV
Sony Movies Classic +1 Free-to-air
Sony Channel Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview
Sony Channel +1 Free-to-air
Pop Columbia Pictures Corporation Limited Free-to-air Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview
Pop +1 Free-to-aira
Pop Max Player TV
Pop Max +1 Manual Free-to-air
Tiny Pop Free-to-air Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview
Tiny Pop +1 Free-to-aira
Sony Entertainment Television Asia Sony Pictures Networks Sky Entertainment Premium Asian TV
Sony Max
Sony SAB Manual Free-to-air Mix

BT Group[edit]

Channels from BT Group:

Channel Name Owner/parent company Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Now TV
BT Sport 1 BT Group Premium TV Starter Entertainment
BT Sport 1 HD Full House Total Entertainment HD pack
BT Sport 2 TV Starter BT Sport pack
BT Sport 2 HD Full House Total Entertainment HD pack
BT Sport 3 TV Starter BT Sport pack
BT Sport 3 HD Full House Total Entertainment HD pack
BT Sport ESPN TV Starter BT Sport pack
BT Sport ESPN HD Full House Total Entertainment HD pack
BT Sport Ultimate
BoxNation Boxing Channel Media / BT Group Premium IPTV Premium BoxNation Boost
BoxNation HD Premium
AMC from BT AMC Networks International / BT Group TV Starter
AMC from BT HD Total Entertainment

Regional broadcasters[edit]

S4C Authority[edit]

Channels from the S4C Authority:

List indicator(s)
  • a Subject to regional variation. b Programming in Welsh.
Channel Name Owner/parent company Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Catch-up
S4Cb S4C Authority Free-to-aira Free-to-Air Player TV Via Freeview S4C (S4C Clic; with adverts)
S4C (BBC iPlayer; without adverts)
S4C HD

Northern Ireland[edit]

Channels from the Republic of Ireland available in Northern Ireland:

List indicator(s)
  • a Subject to regional variation. b Programming in Irish.
Channel Name Owner/parent company Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Now TV
RTÉ One Raidió Teilifís Éireann Free-to-aira Bonus Pack Player TV Via Freeview
RTÉ2 Original Bundle Player TV Via Freeview
RTÉjr Free-to-aira Original Bundle
TG4b Teilifís na Gaeilge Player TV Via Freeview
Eir Sport 1 Eir Sport Premium Full House TV Starter Entertainment

Local TV broadcasters[edit]

Independent[edit]

Channels from local TV broadcasters:

Channel Name Owner/parent company Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Now TV
London Live ESTV Free-to-air Free-to-view Player TV Via Freeview
Notts TV Confetti Media Group
Latest TV Latest TV Ltd.
Sheffield Live Sheffield Community Media Ltd.
NVTV Northern Visions
KMTV KM Television

Local Television Limited[edit]

Channels from local TV broadcasters:

Channel Name Owner/parent company Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Now TV
Bristol TV Local Television Limited Free-to-air Free-to-view Player TV Via Freeview
Leeds TV
Cardiff TV
Liverpool TV
Birmingham TV
North Wales TV
Teesside TV
Tyne & Wear TV Free-to-view Player TV

That's TV[edit]

Channels from local TV broadcasters:

Channel Name Owner/parent company Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Now TV
That's Thames Valley That's TV Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview
That's Norfolk (formerly Mustard TV)
That's Solent
That's Oxfordshire
That's Manchester
That's Cambridge Player TV
That's Lancashire
That's Surrey
That's Basingstoke
That's Salisbury
That's Reading
That's North Yorkshire
That's Swansea Bay
That's York
That's Scotland
That's Cumbria

Single and specialist channel broadcasters[edit]

General[edit]

Channel Name Owner/parent company Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Now TV
ABN TV ABN TV Manual Free-to-air
Africa Independent Television Daar Communications Ltd.
BEN Greener Technology Ltd. Manual Free-to-air Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview
Fashion One Bigfoot Entertainment
FashionTV Michel Adam Lisowski
Forces TV Services Sound & Visual Corporation Free-to-air Player TV
GINX eSports TV Ginx TV Ltd.\Sky\ITV plc Original Bundle Mix
Holiday & Cruise TV Jan Media Ltd. Manual Free-to-air
Insight HD TV Entertainment Reality Network (TERN) Free-to-view
PBS America PBS UK LLC. Free-to-air Mix
Propeller TV Xiking Group Manual
Showbiz TV ShowBiz TV & Media Ltd. Free-to-aira Manual Via Freeview
Showcase TV Information TV Ltd. IPTV Free-to-air
Talking Pictures TV Talking Pictures TV Ltd Free-to-air Via Freeview
Virgin Media Previews Virgin Media Player TV
Vox Africa Vox Manual Free-to-air
Wellbeing 201 Television Ltd.
Chat Box 4D Interactive Ltd.
Gay Network
Psychic Today Majestic TV Ltd.
Planet Knowledge Vod365 IPTV

Music[edit]

Channel Name Owner/parent company Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Now TV
Trace Urban TRACE Group Free-to-air Free-to-air Via Freeview
Trace Vault
Trace Latina
Starz TV
Now 90s All Around the World Productions IPTV Manual Free-to-air Mix
Now 80s Free-to-air
Now 70s Free-to-air
Clubland TV Free-to-air Manual
Spotlight TV Keep It Country TV Ltd. Free-to-air Via Freeview

Shopping[edit]

Channel Name Owner/parent company Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Now TV
QVC QVC (Liberty Interactive) Free-to-air Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview
QVC HD
QVC Beauty Free-to-air Player TV
QVC Beauty HD
QVC Extra Free-to-air
QVC Style Player TV
Create & Craft Ideal Shopping Direct Ltd. Free-to-air Via Freeview
Craft Extra
Ideal World Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview
Ideal Extra
High Street TV HSTV Media Ltd.
High Street TV2 Manual Free-to-air
High Street TV3
Home and Leisure TV
Best Direct Best Direct International Ltd.
Gems TV The Genuine Gemstone Company Ltd. Free-to-air Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview
GR Shop Guthy-Renker UK Ltd.
Hochanda Hochanda Ltd.
Jewellery Maker Immediate Media TV Limited Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview
JML Direct (The Store) JML Direct Ltd.
PaversShoes.tv Pavers Shoes Manual Free-to-air
Retail TV Retail Therapy Media Ltd.
Rocks & Co Rocks and Co Productions Ltd. Free-to-air Via Freeview
Shop 8 to 12 Immediate Media TV Limited Free-to-air
Thane Thane Direct UK Ltd. Free-to-air
The Department Store The Broadcast House Ltd. Manual Free-to-air
TJC The Jewellery Channel Ltd. Free-to-air Free-to-air Player TV Via Freeview
TJC Choice
The Mall The Broadcast House Ltd. Manual
Tristar Thane Direct UK Ltd.
TV Warehouse Canis 107 Ltd.
V Channel Avalon Capital Ltd.

Sport[edit]

Channel Name Owner/parent company Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Now TV
LFC TV HD Liverpool FC Premium
MUTV Manchester United FC
MUTV HD Manchester United FC Premium
FrontRunner Sport Information TV Ltd. Free-to-air
FreeSports Premier Media Free-to-air
FreeSports HD Player
Premier Sports 1 HD Premium Premier Sports Boost
Premier Sports 2 HD
La Liga TV HD Premier Media / LFP
Racing TV HD Racing UK Ltd.

News[edit]

Channel Name Owner/parent company Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Now TV
Al Jazeera English Al Jazeera Free-to-air Mix
Al Jazeera HD Al Jazeera Free-to-air
Arise News Arise Media UK Ltd IPTV Manual Free-to-air
Bloomberg Bloomberg L.P. Free-to-air Mix
BON TV BON TV Manual
CNC World China Xinhua News Network Corporation Manual Free-to-air
CGTN China Central Television IPTV Free-to-air
Channels 24 Channels Television Inc.
DW-TV Deutsche Welle
Euronews Euronews SA Free-to-air Mix
France 24 English France Médias Monde
NDTV 24x7 New Delhi Television Ltd. Manual Free-to-air
News18 India Network18 Group
NHK World-Japan HD NHK Free-to-air Full House
RT RIA Novosti Free-to-air Via Freeview
RT HD
Times Now Times Global Broadcasting Co Ltd. Manual Free-to-air
TVC News Continental Broadcasting Service (Nigeria)
TVC News +1

Religion[edit]

Channel Name Owner/parent company Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Now TV
Aastha TV Hinduism TV Ltd. Manual Free-to-air
Believe TV Believe TV Ltd.
Daystar HD Daystar Television Network Free-to-air
EWTN Catholic Eternal World Television Network Manual Free-to-air
Faith World TV World Evangelism Bible Church
Flow TV Flow TV Ltd.
God Channel The Angel Foundation Free-to-air Fun
Gospel Channel Gospel Channel Manual
Hillsong Trinity Broadcasting Network
Inspiration The Inspiration Network IPTV Free-to-air
KICC TV Kingsway International Christian Centre Manual
Loveworld TV Loveworld Ltd.
Olive TV Zion of the Holy One of Israel Ministries
Revelation Revelation TV Ltd. IPTV Free-to-air
Sonlife Jimmy Swaggart Ministries
TBN UK Trinity Broadcasting Network Free-to-air Manual Free-to-air Via Freeview
The Word Network Adell Broadcasting

International[edit]

Channel Name Owner/parent company Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Now TV
&TV Zee Entertainment Enterprises Manual Free-to-air Mix
Aaj Tak India Today's
ABP News ABP Group
Abu Dhabi TV Abu Dhabi Media
Ahlebait TV Ahlebait TV Network Ltd.
Ahlulbayt TV Ahlulbayt TV Ltd.
Akaal Channel Akaal Channel Ltd.
Al Arabiya Al Arabiya News Channel FZ-LLC
Al Jazeera Arabic Al Jazeera Mix
Arabia One Vision TV Network IPTV
ARY Digital ARY Group Sky Asia Premium
ARY News Manual Free-to-air Mix
ARY Qtv
ATN Bangla Channel S Plus Ltd.
B4U Movies B4U Sky Asia Premium
B4U Music Free-to-air Free-to-air Mix
Bangla TV Bangla TV Ltd. Manual
Brit Asia TV Mr. D S Bal
British Muslim TV Vision TV Network IPTV
CCTV4 China Central Television
CCTV9 Documentary
Channel i Channel i Ltd. Manual Free-to-air
Channel S Channel S Global Ltd.
DM Plus TV DM Digital Television Ltd.
Dunya News Dunya News Ltd.
Eman Channel Eman Channel Ltd.
France 24 English France Médias Monde Mix
Geo News Independent Media Corporation Manual Free-to-air
Geo Tez
Geo TV
Glory TV Glory TV Ltd.
Hellenic TV Hellenic Television Ltd. IPTV
Hidayat TV Intellivision Broadcast UK Ltd. Manual Free-to-air
Huda TV Huda TV Channel. IPTV
Hum Europe Hum TV Manual Free-to-air Mix
IQRA TV Channel S Plus Ltd.
IQRA Bangla
Islam Channel Mohammed Ali Harrath Free-to-air
Islam Channel Urdu Islam Channel Urdu Ltd. Manual
JSTV1 NHK Cosmomedia Europe Ltd. Pay IPTV
JSTV2
Kyknet M-Net
Kyknet NOU
Madani Channel Dawat-e-Islami Manual Free-to-air
MATV National Middlesex Broadcasting Corporation Ltd.
MTA-Muslim TV Ahmadiyya Muslim Association
Muslim Ummah Muslim Ummah TV Ltd.
My Portuguese TV Vision TV Network IPTV
NDTV Good Times New Delhi Television Ltd. Premium
Nollywood Movies Nollywood Movies Ltd. Premium Mix
Noor TV Al Ehya Digital Television Ltd. Manual Free-to-air
NTV International Television Channel Ltd.
Peace TV Zakir Naik
Peace TV Urdu
Phoenix Chinese News and Entertainment Channel Phoenix Television
PolskaPlus Vision TV Network IPTV
PTC Punjabi PTC Network Manual Free-to-air
PTV Global Pakistan Television Corporation
PTV Prime Pakistan Television Corporation
Safeer TV Sareer TV
SAMAA TV Jaag Broadcasting Systems Ltd.
Sangat TV Sangat TV Ltd.
Sikh Channel TV Legal Ltd.
Sino Futuvision Holding OY
Takbeer TV Takbeer TV Ltd. Manual Free-to-air
TelelFrance Vision TV Network IPTV
TV99 East and West Entertainment Manual Free-to-air
TV5 Monde Europe TV5 Monde SA Full House
TV One Light Upon Light Media Ltd.
TV Record Record TV Network
TV Record HD
Ummah Channel Ummah Channel Ltd.
UMP Movies UTV Software Communications Mix
Venus TV Venus TV Ltd.
Zee Cinema Zee Entertainment Enterprises Sky Asia Premium
Zee Punjabi
Zee TV Asian TV
Zing Manual Free-to-air Mix

Adult[edit]

Channel Name Owner/parent company Freeview[2] Freesat[3] Sky[4] Virgin TV[5] TalkTalk TV[6] BT TV[7] Plusnet[8] Now TV
Lucky Star Escape Channel Ltd. Manual Free-to-air
Get Lucky TV Grandiose TV
Storm Chat Central Ltd.
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  1. ^ Taking the base Sky EPG TV Channels. A breakdown is impossible due to a) the number of platforms, b) duplication of services, c) regional services, d) part time operations, and e) audio. For the Sky platform alone, there were 485 TV stations, additionally 57 "timeshifted versions", 36 HDTV versions, 42 regional TV options, 81 audio channels, and 5 promotion channels as of mid-2010
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab "UK DTT Freeview Channels". Unsatisfactory Software. 7 June 2016.
  3. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab "Freesat Channel Guide" (PDF). Freesat. 7 June 2016.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab "List of Channels on Sky". tvchannellists.com. 1 August 2016.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab "Virgin Media Channel Guide" (PDF). 1 August 2016.
  6. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab "TalkTalk Channel Guide". TalkTalk. 7 June 2016.
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab "BT TV Channel Guide". BT. 7 June 2016.
  8. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa ab "Plusnet Channel Guide". Plusnet. 7 June 2016.
  9. ^ "Removal of Channel 4 HD and All4 as from 22 Feb 2018 over broadcast channel charging policy so that the fees paid by channels". Retrieved 6 April 2018.
  10. ^ "What is 5Select". Channel 5 Broadcasting Ltd. 17 December 2018.
  11. ^ "Removal of ITV Encore to keep to 11 Channels". Retrieved 6 April 2018.

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