Jul 192019
 
Britbox, from BBC and ITV, to launch later this year. BBC and ITV’s new UK streaming subscription service BritBox will launch later this year at £5.99 a month, the broadcasters haveconfirmed today. The new service, which has been described as being ‘truly British’, will launch in the UK between October and December. The Britbox service [...]
Jul 192019
 
TCM HD to close on Sky Turner Classic Movies, TCM, will cease the transmission of their HD channel on Sky next week. On 25th July 2019, TCM HD will cease to be broadcast on Sky channel 315. However, viewers will continue to be able to receive the standard definition version of TCM in its place [...]
Jul 182019
 
Discovery Channel Number Changes in July 2019 Discovery is to shuffle some of its channels numbers on Sky. Most of these changes are due to the recent acquisition of three UKTV channels (Good Food, Really and Home) and in the aftermath of its takeover of Scripps Networks (Food Network, Travel Channel) The main Discovery channel [...]
Jul 152019
 
Live Cricket back on the BBC from 2020 In light of England winning the Cricket World Cup yesterday, with a peak of over 8million watching on Channel 4 and Sky Sports, a reminder that English international and domestic cricket will be shown live on BBC TV from 2020. In a five-year deal with the England [...]
Jul 112019
 
Cricket World Cup final between England and New Zealand live and free on Channel 4 The Cricket World Cup final between England and New Zealand is to be broadcast live and free on Channel 4, in a deal with Sky. Channel 4 say “After striking a deal with @skysports, the Cricket World Cup final between [...]
Jul 102019
 
Freesports confirms HD launch on Freesat Freesports has confirmed that its Freesports HD channel will also be available to Freesat customers when it launches later this month. Originally Freesports had only confirmed its HD channel would be launched on Sky TV on the 15th July 2019, with mentioned of a Freesat launch missing. But it [...]
Jun 272019
 
Summer BBC BBC Red Button stream added to Sky and Freesat EPGs today. As per our previous post ( https://www.satandpcguy.com/2019/05/31/bbc-red-button-streams-for-summer-2019/ ) , the “temporary” BBC Red Button streams have been added to Sky and Freesat EPGs today. These will offer additional matched from Wimbledon. But, unlike previous years, it appears that these will not be [...]