True Crime Closure and Other True Changes

True Crime will leave Sky (satellite) and Virgin Media (cable), at the end of programming on the 30th June. The channel was reinstated in February, replacing the UK version of the TruTV channel. True Crime is also available on Freeview in Manchester, but it is unclear whether this outlet will continue. Meanwhile on Freeview, True…Read moreRead more

Al Jazeera Ends Freeview HD Channel

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Al Jazeera has ceased broadcasting its Freeview HD version following the introduction of a new standard definition version on channel 235. With the new version being on a different frequency, more viewers can access the channel of Freeview. The channel will continue to be available following the introduction of 5G mobile phone services, as the…Read moreRead more

UKTV/Discovery Number Shuffle Part 2

As expected, Quest has now inherited the number 12 slot on Freeview, previously used by Dave and briefly Home. Home can now be found on number 42, whilst DMAX has now been promoted the channel 37, the old number for Quest. Viewers who receive these channels may need to retune for the channels to move…Read moreRead more

Sky Reorganises International Channels

Satellite provider Sky has reorganised the International channels on its EPG. Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Bengali and Arabic language channels are now group together, with new numbers assigned to them. Viewers don’t need to take any action, as the changes will take place automatically. Series links will be unaffected. A full list of the channels and…Read moreRead more

UKTV Channel Number Changes

As part of the split of UKTV, some Freeview channels will be changing numbers on Monday (10th June). This is part of the deal between the BBC and Discovery, with Discovery receiving the channel number 12. Home, due to be acquired by Discovery, will take over channel 12 from Dave, which returns to its original…Read moreRead more

UEFA Finals to be Shown Free on BT Sport

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BT Sport has confirmed that both the UEFA Europa League and Champions League finals will be shown free of charge. The matches will be shown live on BT Sport’s website and Youtube channel. The matches can also be watched on BT Sport’s app for a variety of devices such as Apple TV and Xbox One,…Read moreRead more

Eleven Sports – Is It Coming or Going?

Following on from the report that Eleven Sports had handed back its Ofcom licenses, they have reappeared on Ofcom’s list of cable and satellite license holders. There a three services listed; Eleven Sports 1 UK, Eleven Sports 2 UK, and Eleven Extra Bel (presumably the latter is a Belgium service). This suggests that they are…Read moreRead more

Freesports Starts Satellite HD Tests

Article Updated Freesports, the free to air sports channel, has commenced HD (high definition) tests on satellite. Currently a test card is being displayed, with a full EPG. The tests are unencrypted, meaning that the Freesports HD service is likely to be available on both Sky and Freesat. It has not yet been confirmed when…Read moreRead more

Sony Crime Channel Complaints

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Following the downgrading of the Sony Crime Channel Freeview service, RXTV-Log has reported a large number of complaints on social media. Sony appear to have responded by simply removing the Facebook and Twitter pages entirely. There is speculation that the channel may not last much longer, however given some high profile business departures from social…Read moreRead more

Freeview Changes – Al Jazeera Increases Freeview Coverage

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Al Jazeera English has taken a slot on the COM6/ArqB Freeview multiplex, and will officially launch in standard definition on May 30th with channel number 235. This compliments the channels HD version, which only has a limited coverage area on temporary multiplex. Viewers with non-HD equipment will now also be able to view the channel…Read moreRead more