Sky to Launch New Channels

Sky has announced two new channels, both to be available on the Sky satellite platform and via the Now TV Entertainment Pass. First to launch is Sky Crime, in October 2019. This channel will show US crime shows from Oxygen and HBO, and first run content from Jupiter and Woodcut. Sky Comedy will follow in…Read moreRead more

ITV4 Continues LaLiga Partnership

The UK rights for LaLiga football failed to sell, however ITV are continuing an existing partnership for the first 3 match days as an interim measure. Athletic Bilbao v FC Barcelona will be shown tonight (Friday) on ITV4 at 8pm, with FC Barcelona v Real Betis (8pm on Sunday 25th August), and Villareal CF v…Read moreRead more

New CBS on Demand Players for Freesat

The CBS AMC UK Channels Partnership has launched new on demand players on the Freesat platform. Horror Bites and CBS Catchup Channels UK allow viewers to view content from Horror Channel, CBS Reality, CBS Justice and CBS Drama through their compatible Freesat set top box. Viewers can catch up on programmes for up to 30…Read moreRead more

Retro Movies Joins Freesat and Channelbox

Retro Movies has now joined Freesat, and can now be found on channel 307. The channel shows movies from the early to mid 20th century, and was previously on available on Sky channel 327. Retro Movies is now also available on Freeview streamed channel Channelbox, which can be found on channel 271. Viewers will need…Read moreRead more

Sony Ditches True and Movies4Men Brands

Sony is to axe the True and Movies4Men brands as part of the latest changes to its TV channels. True Entertainment will become Sony Channel, marking a reintroduction of that name. The existing programme line up will continue with additional shows. Sony Movie Channels will reduce to simply Sony Movies. Movies4Men will become Sony Movies…Read moreRead more

Foodxp to Launch

Foodxp is to launch on satellite platform Sky on 1st August, at the same time as its sister channel Travelxp launches on the platforms. Foodxp will focus on Global and Asian food, in contrast to existing food channels which focus mainly on UK and US food. The channel has been allocated number 712, in the…Read moreRead more

Freesports now HD Only on Satellite

Freesports have now converted both Freesat and Sky versions of the channel to HD only. This will mean that some viewers will lose access to the channel. For both Sky and Freesat, there are still some viewers using legacy standard definition equipment. Viewers will need to arrange for replacement receiver boxes to be installed in…Read moreRead more

Freesports Confirms Freesat HD Channel

Freesports has confirmed that it will launch a HD version of its channel on Freesat. The HD version of the channel will take over the number of the current standard definition channel, with the standard definition version to move to a lower channel number. The Freesat HD service will launch shortly after Freesports HD launches…Read moreRead more

Travelxp Leaves Freeview for Sky

Been away on holiday for a week, so there have been no updates to TelevisionSRS lately. Thankfully, it appears that there is only one major to story to bring to you. The UK version of Travelxp has closed on Freeview. The closure took place at 1pm on Monday 1st July. The channel showed back to…Read moreRead more

More Sony Channel Changes

Sony Crime Chanel

Sony has made further changes to its television channels. Children’s channel Pop Max has left the Comux multiplex that broadcasts the local television channels, but is continuing on other platforms. The Sony Crime Channel is to become only available on Sky and Virgin Media. The channel has been withdrawn from Freesat, and will only be…Read moreRead more