List_of_former_TV_channels_in_the_United_Kingdom

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This is a list of former TV channels in the United Kingdom.

EPG numbers are displayed in the columns to the left under the relevant service names.

Analogue[edit]

For former ITV franchise holders, see History of ITV.
ATT British Satellite Broadcasting Sky Television/Sky Multichannels Analogue cable Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date shutdown Notes
N/A N/A N/A Bristol Channel Rediffusion 1975-03-14[1] Bristol only.[2]
N/A N/A N/A Wellingborough Cablevision Wellingborough Traders Television Relay 1975-03-24[3] Wellingborough only.
N/A N/A N/A Sheffield Cablevision British Relay Wireless 1976-01-02[4] Sheffield only.[2]
N/A N/A N/A Greenwich Cablevision Greenwich Cablevision Ltd 1976 Greenwich only.
N/A N/A N/A Swindon Viewpoint EMI and Radio Rentals 1980[5] Swindon only. Closed as staffed operation in 1980, continued volunteer run til present day
N/A N/A N/A Channel 40 Milton Keynes Development Corporation, Post Office Telecommunications 1979 Milton Keynes only. Replaced with Cable Radio Milton Keynes.[6]
N/A N/A N/A Avon TV 1981 Bristol only.[1]
N/A N/A N/A T.E.N. (The Entertainment Network) Rediffusion, Visionhire, Plessey, Rank Organisation 1985-06-02 Replaced with Mirrorvision.[7]
N/A N/A N/A Mirrorvision Mirror Group Newspapers 1986-04-01 Merged with Premiere.[8]
N/A N/A Music Box Virgin Vision 1987-01-30
N/A N/A N/A Star Channel British Telecommunications plc 1987 Merged with Premiere[9]
N/A N/A N/A Premiere Maxwell Communications Corporation, Goldcrest Films, HBO, Showtime 1989/07
N/A N/A The Arts Channel Sky Television plc 1989
N/A N/A N/A Now BSkyB 1990-12-01 Replaced with Sky News.
N/A N/A N/A Galaxy BSkyB 1990-12-02 Transponder space handed to Sky One
N/A N/A N/A The Power Station BSkyB 1991-04-08 Transponder space handed to Sky Movies.
N/A N/A N/A The Comedy Channel BSkyB 1992-09-30 Replaced with Sky Movies Gold.
N/A N/A N/A Sky Arts BSkyB 1992-12-31
N/A N/A Screensport W H Smith & ESPN 1993-03-01 Merged with Eurosport.
N/A N/A Lifestyle W H Smith 1993
N/A N/A Lifestyle Satellite Jukebox W H Smith 1993
N/A N/A N/A Wire TV Mirror Television 1995 Replaced by L!VE TV.
N/A N/A N/A The Identity Channel BET Networks (Viacom) 1996 Financial difficulties.[10]
N/A N/A N/A TV Asia Dolphin Group 1997-01-01 Sold to Zee Entertainment Enterprises. Replaced with Zee TV.
N/A N/A N/A SelecTV SelecTV plc 1997/02 Sold to Carlton Communications. Replaced with Carlton Select.[11]
N/A N/A N/A Granada Talk TV Granada Sky Broadcasting (GSB) 1997-08-31
N/A N/A N/A Sky 2 BSkyB 1997-08-31 Closed due to poor viewing figures.
N/A N/A N/A West Herts TV Telecential 1997 Hemel Hempstead only.
N/A N/A N/A CMT Europe Gaylord Entertainment Company 1998-03-31 [12]
N/A N/A The Children's Channel United Artists Programming Ltd 1998-04-03
N/A N/A The Weather Channel IWP 1998/04 [13]
N/A N/A N/A Sky Scottish BSkyB, SMG plc 1998-05-31
N/A N/A N/A Channel One Associated Newspapers 1998-09-02 London only.[14]
N/A N/A N/A Channel One West Associated Newspapers 1998-09-21 Bristol only.[1]
N/A N/A NBC Europe General Electric 1998
N/A N/A N/A Sky Soap BSkyB 1999-04-30
N/A N/A N/A Swindon Cable NTL 2000-06-01 Swindon only.
N/A N/A TNT Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 2000-07-01 Replaced with Turner Classic Movies.
UHF 48 N/A N/A N/A Lanarkshire TV Thistle Technology Group Ltd 2001 Lanarkshire only.
UHF 66 N/A N/A N/A TV Local Bristol Local Broadcasting Group (Einstein Channel plc) 2002/10 Bristol only. Financial difficulties.[1]
N/A N/A N/A 3sat ZDF, ORF, SRG SSR idée suisse, ARD 2002
UHF 49 N/A N/A N/A Channel Six Dundee Channel 6 Broadcasting Ltd 2002 Dundee only. Financial difficulties.[15]
UHF 52 N/A N/A N/A Herts TV Local Broadcasting Group (Einstein Channel plc) 2002 Hertford and Ware only.[16] Financial difficulties.[17]
N/A N/A N/A NTL Cable 7 NTL 2002 [18]
N/A N/A N/A Rai Uno RAI 2002
N/A N/A N/A Rai Due RAI 2002
N/A N/A N/A RTL Television RTL Group 2002
N/A N/A N/A Sat.1 ProSiebenSat.1 Media 2002
N/A N/A N/A Taunton TV TV Local 2002 Taunton and Wellington only.[19]
UHF 54 N/A N/A N/A TV12 TV12 ltd 2002 Isle of Wight only.
UHF 52 N/A N/A N/A Edinburgh Television TV Local 2003 Edinburgh only.
UHF 29 N/A N/A N/A Portsmouth TV MyTV Network Limited 2004-03-19 Portsmouth only.[20] Entered administration.
UHF 29/55 N/A N/A N/A Southampton TV MyTV Network Limited 2004-03-19 Southampton only. Entered administration.
UHF 33 N/A N/A Northants TV Midlands Cable TV 2004 Northampton only.
UHF 48 N/A N/A N/A Thistle TV Thistle Television Ltd 2005-05-17 Signal problems. Lanarkshire only.[21]
N/A N/A N/A L!VE TV Mirror Group Newspapers 1999-10-31 Returned in 2003.
UHF 54 N/A N/A N/A Solent TV Island Volunteers Group 2007-05-24 Isle of Wight only. Nationally available on Sky.[22]
N/A N/A N/A Hellenic TV Hellenic Television Ltd 2008-12-17
UHF 48/21 N/A N/A N/A C9TV U C Business Ltd 2008 Coleraine, Derry and Limavady only.
UHF 47/29/55 N/A N/A N/A Six TV Milestone Group 2009/04 Oxford and Southampton only. Failed to secure a guaranteed digital channel.[23]
UHF 49 N/A N/A N/A Capital TV Capital TV Ltd 2009 Cardiff only.[24]
UHF 54 N/A N/A N/A York@54 EBS New Media 2011 York only.
N/A N/A N/A JSTV NHK Cosmomedia (Europe) Limited 2012-01-31
UHF 62 N/A N/A N/A NVTV Northern Visions Limited 2012-10-23 Belfast only.

Digital[edit]

Year[edit]

2000[edit]

DTT Sky NTL Telewest Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date shutdown Notes
34 N/A N/A N/A Carlton Kids Carlton Communications plc 2000-02-01 Timeshared with Carlton World. Replaced with Discovery Kids.
34 N/A N/A N/A Carlton World Carlton Communications plc 2000-02-01 Timeshared with Carlton Kids. Replaced with Discovery Wings.
35 N/A N/A N/A Carlton Select Carlton Communications plc 2000/03 Closed due to poor viewing figures. Timeshared with Carlton Food Network.
45 N/A N/A N/A Games Channel 2000-06-08 Replaced with ONGames 1
N/A 688 N/A N/A Channel East 2000-07-23
N/A 823 N/A N/A B4U>Direct Digital Broadcasting Company & B4U 2000-08-01 Financial difficulties.
20 N/A N/A N/A ONDigital Information ONDigital 2000 (Summer/Autumn) Replaced with ONView
N/A 698 N/A N/A MBI MBI Minaj Broadcast International 2000-12-06

2001[edit]

DTT Sky NTL Telewest Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date shutdown Notes
N/A 966 N/A N/A BBC Choice Northern Ireland BBC 2001-03-31
N/A 964 N/A N/A BBC Choice Scotland BBC 2001-03-31
N/A 965 N/A N/A BBC Choice Wales BBC 2001-03-31 Replaced with BBC 2W.
N/A N/A N/A 141 SceneOne Flextech 2001/03 Repositioned as a T-commerce hub.[25]
N/A 441 611 MTV Extra MTV Networks Europe 2001-05-01 Replaced with MTV Hits.
47 N/A N/A N/A ONOffer ONdigital 2001 (Spring/Summer)
46 N/A N/A N/A ONGames 2 ONdigital 2001 (Spring/Summer)
45 N/A N/A N/A ONGames 1 ONdigital 2001-07-11 Replaced with Two Way TV
43 522 N/A N/A Simply Money Invest TV 2001-07-11 Replaced with Simply Shopping on Sky.
6 N/A 119 113 S2 SMG plc 2001-07-27 Replaced with ITV2 and ITV Sport Channel. Scotland only.
N/A 799 N/A N/A U>Direct film previews Digital Broadcasting Company 2001-07-31 Went into liquidation.[26]
N/A 800–827 N/A N/A U>Direct Digital Broadcasting Company 2001-07-31 Went into liquidation.[26]
N/A 432 N/A N/A U>Direct Sport Digital Broadcasting Company 2001-08-01 Went into liquidation.[26]
N/A N/A 725 N/A Lions TV Premium TV (NTL) 2001/08 Temporary channel for the 2001 British Lions tour to Australia.
N/A 567 N/A N/A .tv BSkyB 2001-09-02 Low audience ratings.
N/A 202 N/A N/A Liberty TV 2001-10-05 Replaced with Life TV
N/A 461 N/A N/A Whereits.at TV David Rose 2001-10-10 Financial difficulties.[27]
35 N/A 297 Taste CFN Carlton Communications plc 2001-11-30 Closed due to poor viewing figures.
46 N/A N/A N/A Two Way TV 2001-12-31
47 211 N/A N/A Wellbeing Granada & Boots Group 2001-12-31

2002[edit]

DTT Sky NTL Telewest Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date shutdown Notes
6 N/A 117 N/A UTV2 UTV Media 2002-01-22 Replaced with ITV2. Northern Ireland only.
N/A 682 N/A N/A Asia 1 TV Reminiscent TV Network 2002-02-04 Financial difficulties.[28][29]
N/A 691 N/A N/A Lashkara TV Reminiscent TV Network 2002-02-04 Financial difficulties.[28][29]
N/A 683 N/A N/A Sonali TV Reminiscent TV Network 2002-02-06 Financial difficulties.[28][30]
N/A 683 N/A N/A UC Lanka UC Lanka Ltd 2002-02-21
N/A 692 N/A N/A Gurjari Reminiscent TV Network 2002-02-22 Financial difficulties.[28][31]
N/A 693 N/A N/A CEE(i)TV Reminiscent TV Network 2002-02-22 Financial difficulties.[28][31]
N/A 694 N/A N/A Anjuman TV Reminiscent TV Network 2002-02-22 Financial difficulties.[28][31]
16 N/A N/A N/A ITV Text + ITV Digital 2002/02
13 553 127 245 BBC Knowledge BBC 2002-03-02 Replaced with BBC Four and CBeebies.
19 633 634 867 Shop! Granada & Littlewoods 2002-04-08
51 N/A N/A N/A ITV Select 1 ITV Digital 2002-04-22 Closed by ITV Digital after going into administration
52 N/A N/A N/A ITV Select 2 ITV Digital 2002-04-22 Closed by ITV Digital after going into administration
53 N/A N/A N/A ITV Select 3 ITV Digital 2002-04-22 Closed by ITV Digital after going into administration
54 N/A N/A N/A ITV Select 4 ITV Digital 2002-04-22 Closed by ITV Digital after going into administration
55 N/A N/A N/A ITV Select 5 ITV Digital 2002-04-22 Closed by ITV Digital after going into administration
31 136 114 283 Granada Breeze Granada Sky Broadcasting (GSB) 2002-04-30
N/A 178 306 160 Tara Television Raidió Teilifís Éireann & United Pan-Europe Communications 2002-04-30 Wound up by the High Court in April 2002.
98 N/A 111/729 N/A ITV Sport Select ITV Digital 2002/04 Closed by ITV Digital after going into administration.
99 N/A N/A N/A ITV Sport Plus ITV Digital 2002/04 Closed by ITV Digital after going into administration.
35 N/A N/A N/A ITV Digital Preview ITV Digital 2002-05-01 Removed after ITV Digital ceased broadcasting.
47 N/A N/A N/A ITV Select Previews ITV Digital 2002-05-01 Removed after ITV Digital ceased broadcasting.
50 N/A N/A N/A ITV Select Information ITV Digital 2002-05-01 Removed after ITV Digital ceased broadcasting.
88 N/A N/A N/A ITV Digital Information ITV Digital 2002-05-01 Removed after ITV Digital ceased broadcasting.
20 N/A 727 N/A ITV Sport Channel ITV Digital 2002-05-12 Removed after ITV Digital ceased broadcasting.
N/A 673 N/A N/A Inspiration Network 2002-06-01 Financial difficulties.[32]
N/A 878 N/A N/A ITN Radio ITN 2002-06-01 Financial difficulties.[33]
N/A N/A N/A Bright Blue Energis 2002-06-15 [34]
N/A 516 N/A N/A The Money Channel Adam Faith and Paul Killik 2002/06 Financial difficulties.
N/A 576 N/A N/A Einstein.tv Einstein Channel plc 2002-07-24 Financial difficulties.[35]
N/A 910 N/A N/A TeamTalk 252 TEAMtalk Media Group plc 2002-07-31 Financial difficulties.[36]
N/A 464 N/A N/A Digital Classics TV 2002-08-08 Financial difficulties.[37]
N/A 455 N/A N/A Vibe TV 2002-09-02 [38]
N/A 217 100 151 Play UK UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Flextech) 2002-09-30 Replaced with UKTV History on 30 October 2002.[39]
N/A 649 N/A N/A Home Shopping Europe 2002-10-01 Financial difficulties.
N/A 816 N/A N/A Sirasa TV Maharajah Television 2002-10-28
N/A 657 N/A N/A Shop Aid TV 2002-10-31
N/A N/A N/A 625 Channel One Channel One Liverpool Ltd (DMGT) 2003 Liverpool only. Financial difficulties.[40]
N/A 434 N/A N/A F1 Digital+ Formula One Management 2002/12 Financial difficulties.
N/A N/A N/A 801 Asianet Asianet Communications Limited 2002
N/A N/A 608 N/A BET on Jazz BET Networks (Viacom) 2002 Carriage agreement not renewed.
56 N/A N/A N/A For Adults Only 1 ITV Digital 2002
57 N/A N/A N/A For Adults Only 2 ITV Digital 2002

2003[edit]

DTT Sky NTL Telewest Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date shutdown Notes
N/A N/A 118 N/A The Studio NTL and Vivendi Universal 2003-01-01 Financial difficulties and failed contract negotiations for carriage on Sky and Telewest.[41]
N/A 410 N/A N/A The Racing Channel The Racing Network International 2003-02-03
N/A 193 803 N/A Channel Health 2003-02-05 Financial difficulties.[42][43]
7 115 126 111 BBC Choice BBC 2003-02-09 Replaced with BBC Three.
35 N/A 35 N/A Carlton Select Carlton Communications plc 2003/03 Closed due to poor viewing figures and the closure of ITV Digital. Timeshared with Carlton Food Network until 2000.
N/A 253 N/A N/A Travel Channel 2 Travel Channel International Ltd. 2003-03-02 Sky EPG slot bought by Style Network.
N/A 889 N/A N/A The Scene 2003-03-09 [44]
N/A 665 N/A N/A Chart Shop TV CSC Media Group 2003-03-12 Replaced with Video Vault.[45]
N/A 644 N/A N/A Shop USA 2003-03-18
N/A 952 N/A N/A CPD / Dental TV 2003-03-25 [46]
28 N/A 309 425 Carlton Cinema Carlton Communications plc 2003-03-31 Ceased broadcasting due failed contract negotiations for carriage on Sky.[47]
N/A 906 N/A N/A Rampage Radio First 2003/03 [46]
N/A 645 N/A N/A Simply Music Simply Media 2003-04-14 Poor viewing figures. Replaced with Simply Shop+.
N/A 579 N/A N/A Simply Nature Simply Media 2003-04-14 Poor viewing figures.
N/A 581 N/A N/A Simply Einstein Simply Media 2003-04-14 Poor viewing figures.
N/A 905 N/A N/A Relax with a Book 2003/04 [48]
N/A 262 N/A N/A Simply Nostalgia Simply Media 2003-05-01 Financial difficulties.[49]
N/A 645 N/A N/A Simply Shop+ Simply Media 2003-05-01 Financial difficulties.[49]
N/A 826 N/A N/A Simply Asian Simply Media 2003-05-01 Financial difficulties.[49]
N/A 326 715 N/A FilmFour Extreme Channel Four Television Corporation 2003-05-05 Timeshared with FilmFour World. Replaced with FilmFour Weekly.[50]
N/A 325 716 N/A FilmFour World Channel Four Television Corporation 2003-05-05 Timeshared with FilmFour Extreme. Replaced with FilmFour Weekly.[50]
N/A 952 N/A N/A Automotive Channel 2003/05
N/A 414 N/A N/A Red Button Races 2003-06-18 Financial difficulties.
N/A 461 N/A N/A P-Rock 2003-06-24 Financial difficulties.
N/A 882 N/A N/A ART Europe Arab Radio and Television Network 2003-06-25 Replaced with MBC.
N/A 619 Toons and Tunes CSC Media Group 2003-06-26 Replaced with Pop.
N/A 305 708 405 Sky Movies Premier Widescreen BSkyB 2003-06-03 Ceased broadcasting due to widescreen content being broadcast on all other Sky Movies channels.
N/A 913 N/A N/A Apna Radio 2003-07-24 Financial difficulties.[51]
52 N/A N/A N/A NTL Interactive NTL 2003 (Summer) MHEG electronic programme guide, with listings for ITV Digital channels.
22 N/A N/A N/A CBM CBM Media 2003-08-06 Channel never launched due to CBM failing to meet the contract launch conditions.[52][53]
N/A 814 N/A N/A Ekushey TV Ekushey Television (Pvt) Ltd. 2003-09-01 Licencing problems in Bangladesh.[54]
N/A 247 N/A N/A MBE (Major Black Entertainment) 2003-09-03
N/A 244 903 732 CNX Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 2003-09-08 Replaced with Toonami.
N/A 774 N/A N/A Erotika 4 RHF Productions Ltd (Northern & Shell) 2003-10-16
N/A 775 N/A N/A Erotika 5 RHF Productions Ltd (Northern & Shell) 2003-10-16
N/A 776 N/A N/A Erotika 6 RHF Productions Ltd (Northern & Shell) 2003-10-16
N/A 689 N/A N/A TX1 2003-10-30 [55]
50 N/A N/A N/A FourText Intelfax 2003-12-16 Replaced with Teletext on 4.[56]
N/A 691 N/A N/A Mobile Crazy TV 2003-12-24 Financial difficulties.[57]

2004[edit]

DTT Sky NTL Telewest Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date shutdown Notes
N/A 772 N/A N/A Erotika 2 RHF Productions Ltd (Northern & Shell) 2004-02-02
N/A 773 N/A N/A Erotika 3 RHF Productions Ltd (Northern & Shell) 2004-02-02
N/A 771 N/A N/A Erotika 1 RHF Productions Ltd (Northern & Shell) 2004-03-01
N/A 564 137 225 UK Horizons UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Flextech) 2004-03-08 Replaced with UKTV Documentary and UKTV People.[58]
N/A 565 N/A 226 UK Horizons +1 UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Flextech) 2004-03-08 [58]
17 631 115 870 TV Travel Shop TV Travel Shop 2004-04-16 DTT allocation bought by Top Up TV. Sky EPG slot bought by iBuy.
N/A 632 633 N/A TV Travel Shop 2 TV Travel Shop 2004-04-16 Sky EPG slot bought by iBuy2.
N/A 669 N/A N/A Going Places TV My Travel plc 2004-05-06 Financial difficulties.[59]
N/A N/A N/A 933 Century Radio Capital Radio Group 2004-06-29 Removed in favour of national carriage of Century Digital. Gateshead regional headend only.
N/A 620 N/A N/A Pop Plus CSC Media Group 2004-07-27 Replaced with Tiny Pop.
N/A 878 N/A N/A Student Broadcast Network Campus Media 2004-09-23 Financial difficulties.[60]
N/A 844 N/A N/A Bollywood Films Red Hot Films 2004-09-23 Low subscriber numbers.[61]
N/A 820 N/A N/A ART Movies Arab Radio and Television Network 2004-10-01 Low subscriber numbers.[62]
N/A 821 N/A N/A ART Music Arab Radio and Television Network 2004-10-01 Low subscriber numbers.[62]
N/A 822 N/A N/A MBC Arab Radio and Television Network 2004-10-01 Low subscriber numbers.[62]
N/A 823 N/A N/A LBC Arab Radio and Television Network 2004-10-01 Low subscriber numbers.[62]
N/A 425 N/A N/A iSports TV Digital Interactive Television Group 2004-10-06 Sky EPG slot bought by Channel 425.
N/A 663 N/A N/A Factory Outlet Eagle Road Studios Limited 2004-10-08 Replaced with Gems TV.
N/A 637 N/A N/A Shop America 2004-10-20 Sky EPG slot bought by Express Shopping Channel.[63]
N/A 118 101 128 Plus Granada Sky Broadcasting 2004-11-01 Closed down by ITV plc and GSB as part of a deal to carry ITV3 on Sky. Replaced with ITV3.
N/A 660 924 N/A Auction World.tv Auctionworld Ltd 2004-11-19 License revoked by Ofcom.[64]
N/A 649 N/A N/A Chase-it.tv Auctionworld Ltd 2004-11-19 License revoked by Ofcom.[65]
N/A 238 N/A N/A Bonanza 2004-12-06 Replaced with Majestic TV.
N/A 656 N/A N/A Shop Smart Shop Smart Television Ltd 2004-12-11 License revoked by Ofcom.[66]

2005[edit]

DTT Sky NTL Telewest Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date shutdown Notes
N/A 413 811 525 Eurosport News TF1 Group 2005-01-10 Replaced with Eurosport 2.
N/A 837 N/A N/A NSAT 2005-02-04 [67]
N/A 211 N/A N/A ACTV 2005-02-14 [68]
36 N/A N/A N/A Top Up TV Sampler Top Up TV 2005/02 Replaced with Xtraview.
N/A 428 N/A N/A TWC Re:Loaded The Wrestling Channel Ltd. 2005-03-21 Bought by CSC Media Group. Replaced with Movies 333.[69]
56 N/A N/A N/A Teletext TV Guide Teletext Ltd. 2005-03-23 Replaced with Teletext Cars
N/A 670 N/A N/A Authentic TV 2005-04-03
N/A 663 N/A N/A Snatch It! Eagle Road Studios Limited 2005-05-12 Replaced with Gems TV 2.
N/A 793 N/A N/A SAB TV Sri Adhikari Brothers Television Network Limited 2005/05 Purchased by Sony Pictures Entertainment. Sky EPG slot given to MATV National.[70]
N/A 686 N/A N/A txt me 2005-07-01 Replaced with The Soundtrack Channel.
N/A N/A 770 N/A Boro TV NTL 2005/07 Teesside only.
N/A N/A 771 N/A Boro TV Extra NTL 2005/07 Teesside only.
36 N/A N/A N/A Xtraview Top Up TV 2005-08-31 Space revoked by Channel 4 to launch More 4.
N/A 696 N/A N/A Exchange & Mart TV 2005-08-08 [71]
N/A 180 N/A N/A You TV 3 Trustar Global Media 2005-09-06 Returned on 4 October 2005 as You TV 2 Extra.
N/A 898 N/A N/A Big Blue Radio Chelsea F.C. 2005-09-14
N/A 259 N/A N/A Unlimited TV 2005-09-30 Replaced with The Audi Channel.
N/A 823 N/A N/A LBC Europe Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation 2005-10-01 Low subscriber numbers.
N/A 247 N/A N/A Classics TV 2005-10-10 Replaced with Dove Vision.
81 525 617 617 ITV News Channel ITV plc 2005-12-23 Replaced with ITV4 and CITV.

2006[edit]

DTT Sky NTL:Telewest Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date shutdown Notes
N/A 647 N/A TelSell Tel Sell BV 2006-01-09 Sky EPG slot bought by Pitch TV Plus.
N/A 860 881/925 The Storm GCap Media 2006-01-23 Replaced with Chill.[72]
N/A 336 N/A Matinee Movies sit-up Ltd 2006-01-31 Bought by Dolphin Broadcast Services Ltd. Replaced with Movies4Men.
N/A 339 N/A Bad Movies sit-up Ltd 2006-01-31 Bought by Dolphin Broadcast Services Ltd. Replaced with ACTIONMAX.
N/A 172 N/A Game Network Cellcast Group 2006-02-20 Replaced with Babestation.
N/A 871 882 The Mix GCap Media 2006-02-20 Replaced with Fun Radio. Ex-NTL only.
N/A 214 N/A L!VE TV Mirror Group Newspapers 2006-02-28 Replaced with Babeworld.
N/A 364 345 The Amp CSC Media Group 2006-03-01 Replaced with Bliss
N/A 602 614 Cartoon Network +1 Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 2006-03-06 Replaced with original version of Cartoon Network Too on 24 April 2006 and then Cartoonito on 24 May 2007. Was relaunched on 1 April 2014 replacing Cartoon Network Too.
N/A 277 N/A London TV Visit London 2006-03-14 Replaced with Celebrity Shopping.
N/A 613 698/726 Toon Disney Disney-ABC Television Group 2006-03-16 Replaced with Disney Cinemagic
N/A 541 N/A UKTV People +1 UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Flextech) 2006-04-18 Replaced with UKTV Drama +1 on 2 May 2006.
N/A 0167 N/A Jazz FM GMG Radio 2006-05-06 [73]
N/A 0163 N/A Apple FM 2006-05-25 [74]
N/A 0132 871 PrimeTime Radio Roger De Haan 2006-06-02 Ex-NTL only.[75]
N/A 852 N/A Quiz TV Quiz TV Limited 2006-06-23
106 N/A N/A YooPlay Games YooMedia 2006-07-18 Replaced with Virgin Radio.
N/A 325 715 FilmFour Weekly Channel Four Television Corporation 2006-07-19 Ceased broadcasting when the subscription service ended. Ex-NTL only.[76]
N/A 672 N/A GDTV One TV plc 2006/07 Financial difficulties.[77]
N/A 667 N/A One TV One TV plc 2006/07 Financial difficulties.[77] License revoked by Ofcom.[78]
N/A 346 172/315 VH2 MTV Networks Europe 2006-08-01 Replaced with MTV Flux.
N/A 674 N/A Treasures.tv Treasures TV Limited 2006-08-17
N/A 202 141 Trouble Reload Flextech 2006-09-09 Replaced with Trouble +1.
N/A 841 N/A Avago YooMedia 2006-10-04 Replaced with Gala TV.
N/A 339 N/A ACTIONMAX Dolphin Broadcast Services Ltd 2006-10-09 Replaced with Movies4Men 2.
N/A 0204 N/A Virgin Radio Party Classics SMG plc 2006/10 [79]
N/A 786 N/A Vectone Urdu Vectone Media Limited 2006-11-10 [80]
N/A 794 N/A Vectone One Vectone Media Limited 2006-11-10 [80]
N/A 796 N/A Vectone Tamil Vectone Media Limited 2006-11-10 [80]
N/A 800 N/A Vectone Bangla Vectone Media Limited 2006-11-10 [80]
N/A 803 N/A Vectone Punjab Vectone Media Limited 2006-11-10 [80]
N/A 811 N/A Vectone Sinhla Vectone Media Limited 2006-11-10 [80]
N/A 812 N/A Vectone Two Vectone Media Limited 2006-11-10 [80]
N/A 512 820 South Asia World Asia TV Ltd 2006-11-11 Ex-Telewest only.[81]
N/A 821 N/A Vectone 2U Vectone Media Limited 2006-11-24
504 N/A N/A Channel 4 HD Channel Four Television Corporation 2006-11-30 Crystal Palace only.
505 N/A N/A Five HD Channel 5 Broadcasting (RTL Group) 2006-11-30 Crystal Palace only.
503 N/A 118 ITV HD ITV plc 2006-11-30 Crystal Palace and ex-Telewest only.
N/A 0113 961 Century Digital GMG Radio 2006-12-14 Station sold to GMG Radio, EPG slots retained by GCap Media and given to theJazz.[82]

2007[edit]

DTT Sky Virgin TV Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date shutdown Notes
N/A 854 N/A Channel 854 William Hill plc & YooMedia 2007-01-03
N/A 916 N/A Look4Love Television Concepts Limited 2007/01 License revoked by Ofcom.[83]
N/A 918 N/A Look 4 Love 2 Television Concepts Limited 2007/01 Went into liquidation. License revoked by Ofcom.[84]
N/A 638 N/A Price Busters TV MK Promotions 2007-02-22
N/A 681 N/A Price Busters TV 2 MK Promotions 2007-02-22
N/A 524 221 Discovery Wings Discovery Networks UK 2007-02-28 Replaced with Discovery Turbo.
N/A 615 721 Discovery Kids Discovery Networks UK 2007-02-28 Replaced with Discovery Turbo.
N/A 528 228/231 Adventure One NGC-UK Partnership (National Geographic Society/Fox International Channels) 2007-03-01 Replaced with National Geographic Wild.
43 N/A N/A Top Up TV Promo Top Up TV 2007-03-01 Replaced with Setanta Sports 1.
N/A 659 N/A EeZee tv eeZee tv Limited 2007-03-03 Replaced with JML Direct TV
107 N/A N/A Top Up TV Active Top Up TV 2007-03-05
31 856 N/A ITV Play ITV plc 2007-03-13 Ceased broadcasting due to phone-in fraud scandal.[85]
N/A 193 N/A Rapture TV Rapture Television plc 2007-03-19 Ceased broadcasting on Sky following EPG fees dispute.[86]
724 N/A N/A 3C EMAP 2007-03-24
102 N/A N/A Teletext Cars Teletext Ltd. 2007-04-02
N/A 330 N/A More 24 NBC Universal Global Networks 2007-04-02 Replaced with Movies 24 +.
N/A 929 N/A Red Hot Climax RHF Productions Ltd (Northern and Shell) 2007-04-03
N/A 931 N/A Red Hot Reality RHF Productions Ltd (Northern and Shell) 2007-04-03
N/A 849 N/A The Daily Quiz! Big Game TV 2007-04-25
N/A 840 N/A The Great Big British Quiz Play To Win TV 2007-05-04
N/A 483 N/A PremPlus HD BSkyB 2007-05-06 Match rights transferred to Setanta Sports and ceased broadcasting. Replaced with Sky Sports HDX.
N/A 602 732 Toonami Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 2007-05-24 Replaced with new version of Cartoon Network Too along with launch of Cartoonito.
N/A 219 N/A Solent TV Island Volunteers Group 2007-05-24 [22]
N/A 483 N/A Sky Sports HDX BSkyB 2007-05-26 Temporary channel.
N/A 631 N/A IBuy IAC/HSN 2007-05-28 Replaced with JML Direct TV.
N/A 632 N/A IBuy 2 IAC/HSN 2007-05-28 Replaced with Shop Now TV.
N/A 217 N/A Quiznation Optimistic Entertainment 2007-05-31
N/A 0112 923 Core Radio GCap Media 2007-07-03
N/A 0174 925 Chill GCap Media 2007-07-03 [87] Returned on 3 November 2008.
N/A 0175 960 Capital Disney GCap Media 2007-07-29
N/A 0109 919 Classic Gold GCap Media 2007-08-03 Replaced by Gold after merger with Capital Gold.
N/A 0123 859 Capital Gold GCap Media 2007-08-03 Replaced by Gold after merger with Classic Gold.
N/A N/A 890 Info Zone Virgin Media 2007-08-14 Replaced with PIN Protection Help. Ex-Telewest only.
N/A 135 N/A Life TV Life TV Media 2007-08-20 Ceased broadcasting for Channel 4 +1.
N/A 136 N/A Life 24 Life TV Media 2007-08-20 Ceased broadcasting for Channel 4 +1.
N/A 137 N/A Life Showcase TV Life TV Media 2007-08-20 Ceased broadcasting for Channel 4 +1.
N/A 194 N/A BEN 2 Greener Technology Limited 2007-08-28
N/A 480 501 PremPlus BSkyB 2007-09-11 Match rights transferred to Setanta Sports and ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A 502 PremPlus 2 BSkyB 2007-09-11 Match rights transferred to Setanta Sports and ceased broadcasting. Ex-NTL only.
15 170 161 ABC1 Disney-ABC Television Group 2007-09-26 Replaced with Playhouse Disney + on 30 October 2007 on Sky.
20 153 122 Ftn Virgin Media Television 2007-10-01 Channel was relaunched and revamped as Virgin 1 on 1 October 2007.
N/A 154 123 Ftn +1 Virgin Media Television 2007-10-01 Channel was relaunched and revamped as Virgin 1 +1 on 1 October 2007.
729 0208 N/A Radio Music Shop Somethin' Else 2007-10-05
19 269 263 UKTV Bright Ideas UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Virgin Media) 2007-10-14 Timeshared with Dave +1 and now Dave +1 uses UKTV Bright Ideas hours.
N/A 522 217 Discovery Civilisation Discovery Networks UK 2007-11-01 Replaced with Discovery Knowledge.[88]
N/A 377 N/A MinX CSC Media Group 2007-11-22 Replaced with NME TV.
N/A 924 N/A Red Hot Wives RHF Productions Ltd (Northern and Shell) 2007-11-22 Replaced with Red Hot Girl Girl on Sky.
N/A N/A 120 Virgin Central 2 Virgin Media Television 2007-12-11 Replaced with VTV Music on Demand.
N/A 359 350 Classic FM TV GCap Media 2007-12-11 Replaced with OMusic TV on Sky.
N/A 180 N/A Red TV TV Legal Limited 2007-12-17 Replaced with Brit Hits.
N/A 192 N/A MKTV Jawad Siddiqui 2007-12-21 Financial difficulties.
N/A 652 N/A Vector 24/7 Vector Direct 2007-12-27 Replaced with JML Choice.
N/A 656 N/A Shop Vector + Vector Direct 2007-12-27 Replaced with JML Innovation.
N/A 423 N/A The Golf Channel JJB Sports 2007-12-31 Sky EPG slot bought by Setanta.
N/A 677 N/A Deal TV Deal TV Ltd 2007 [89]

2008[edit]

DTT Freesat Sky Virgin TV Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date shutdown Notes
N/A N/A N/A 832 Leonardo Sitcom Group 2008-01-07 Ex-Telewest only.
N/A N/A 204 N/A OBE TV +1 OBE TV Ltd 2008-01-08 OBE TV's Sky EPG slot bought by DMAX, OBE TV moved to 204.
N/A N/A 855 N/A Quiz Call Ostrich Media (owned by iTouch) 2008-01-08 Ceased broadcasting before moving to Channel 5.
717 N/A 0127 N/A Oneword Radio UBC Media 2008-01-11 Financial problems.
N/A N/A 663 N/A Vinappris Vinappris Limited 2008-01-11
N/A N/A 832 N/A DD News Doordarshan 2008-01-22 Sky EPG slot bought by 9X.[90][91] Distributor entered liquidation.[92]
N/A N/A 346 325 MTV Flux MTV Networks Europe 2008-02-01 Replaced with MTV ONE +1.
N/A N/A 632 N/A JML Direct 2 JML Direct Limited 2008-02-07 Replaced with JML Lifestyle.
N/A N/A 657 N/A JML Extra JML Direct Limited 2008-02-07 Replaced with JML Solutions.
N/A N/A 357 N/A B4 CSC Media Group 2008-03-26 Replaced with Flava.
N/A N/A 0202 953 Virgin Radio Groove SMG plc 2008-04-17
N/A N/A 549 N/A Discovery Channel +1.5 Discovery Networks UK 2008-04-21 Replaced with Discovery Science +1.
N/A N/A N/A 482 Red Hot Asians RHF Productions Ltd (Northern and Shell) 2008-04-22
N/A N/A 205 N/A FX +1 Fox International Channels (News Corporation) 2008-04-28 Replaced with FX HD.
N/A N/A 819 N/A Sahara Filmy Sahara One Media and Entertainment Limited 2008-04-24 Sky EPG slot bought by SAB TV.[93]
N/A N/A 627 N/A POP +1 CSC Media Group 2008-05-19 Replaced with Kix!.
N/A N/A 367 N/A Flaunt +1 CSC Media Group 2008-06-04 Replaced with Pop Girl +1.
N/A N/A 800 N/A RoA Ravensbourne 2008-06-11 Temporary channel for Rave on Air 2008. Chislehurst only.[94]
N/A N/A 363 N/A Bliss +1 CSC Media Group 2008-06-11 Capacity used for AnimeCentral/Showcase TV.
N/A N/A 186 N/A Life One Life TV Media 2008-06-16 Suddenly went off air. Replaced with Life.
N/A N/A 654 & 678 758 Price Crash Price Crash TV Ltd 2008-06-17 Entered administration.[95]
N/A N/A 833 N/A DD India Doordarshan 2008-06-18 Sky EPG slot bought by 9XM.[96] Distributor entered liquidation.[92]
N/A N/A 270 N/A Performance Channel Eicom plc 2008-07-01
N/A N/A 821 N/A Channel Punjab Channel Punjab UK Ltd. 2008-07-09 Entered liquidation.[92][97]
18 N/A 360 330 The Hits Box Television (Bauer Group/Channel Four Television Corporation) 2008-08-15 Replaced with 4Music.
N/A N/A 199 N/A AnimeCentral CSC Media Group 2008-08-27 Replaced with Showcase TV.
N/A N/A 946 N/A Red Hot Raw RHF Productions Ltd (Northern and Shell) 2008-08-28
N/A N/A 947 N/A Red Hot Viewers RHF Productions Ltd (Northern and Shell) 2008-08-28
N/A N/A 667 N/A JML Solutions JML Direct Limited 2008-09-06 Replaced with JML CookShop.
N/A N/A 887 N/A Applause Canis Media 2008-09-08 Replaced with Nigeria Movies.
N/A N/A 260 N/A Performance Mainstreet Eicom plc 2008-09-10 Replaced with Rock on TV.
N/A N/A 888 N/A Awareness TV Canis Media 2008-09-15 Replaced with Ocean Finance.
N/A N/A 258 N/A UKTV Style 2 UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Virgin Media) 2008-09-15 Replaced with Watch.
N/A N/A 666 N/A JML Innovation JML Direct Limited 2008-09-23 Replaced with JML BeautyShop.
N/A N/A 911 N/A Playboy One Playboy Enterprises 2008-10-01 Replaced with Paul Raymond TV.
N/A N/A 257 N/A Sky Arts +1 BSkyB 2008-10-20 Replaced with Sky Arts 2.
N/A N/A 0113 961 TheJazz Global Radio 2008-11-03 Replaced with Chill.
N/A N/A 204 N/A Pulse +1 Portland Interactive Ltd 2008-11-09 Replaced with HiTV.
N/A N/A 681 N/A World Wide Shop Enterr10 Media UK Limited 2008-11-19 [98]
N/A N/A 375 N/A Scuzz +1 CSC Media Group 2008-11-21 Sky EPG slot bought by NHK World TV.
N/A N/A 207 N/A Pulse +30 mins Portland Interactive Ltd 2008-11-24 Sky EPG slot bought by OBE TV.
N/A N/A 272 N/A The Baby Channel Simply Media 2008-11-24 Replaced with Simply Movies.
N/A N/A 547 N/A The Business Channel LITV Limited 2008-11-20 Went bankrupt.
721 N/A 0182 N/A Mojo Radio Bauer Radio 2008-11-30
104 N/A N/A N/A Teletext on 4 Teletext Ltd. 2008/11/ Replaced with 1-2-1 Dating.
N/A 251 427 N/A The Fight Network TFN Global Inc 2008-12-01
N/A N/A 456 N/A SportsXchange SportsXchange plc 2008-12-17 Financial difficulties.
N/A N/A 882 N/A Sky Venue BSkyB 2008 Commercial and licensed premises only.

2009[edit]

DTT Freesat Sky Virgin TV Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date shutdown Notes
N/A N/A 0141 N/A Raaj Radio Subrung Broadcasting Ltd. 2009-01-07 [99]
42 N/A 196 N/A Nuts tv Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 2009-01-15 Replaced with CNN International on Freeview[100]
N/A N/A 210 N/A Nuts tv +1 Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 2009-01-15 [100]
N/A N/A 279 N/A Discovery Travel & Living +1 Discovery Networks UK 2009-01-20 Replaced with Investigation Discovery.
N/A 411 274 N/A Overseas Property TV MRI Media Ltd. 2009-01-27
N/A N/A 264 N/A Wine TV Wine Network Inc. 2009-01-21 Technical problem.
N/A N/A 0195 N/A Radio Tatris International Radio Tatras Int Ltd 2009-01-25
N/A N/A 653 N/A TV Warehouse JML Direct Limited 2009-02-02 Replaced with JML Home & DIY. Returned on 11 September 2013.
N/A N/A 661 N/A TV Warehouse 2 JML Direct Limited 2009-02-02 Replaced with Shop Now TV.
N/A N/A 173 160 Trouble +1 Virgin Media Television 2009-02-05 Replaced with Living2 +1.[101]
N/A N/A 964 N/A Pulse Portland Interactive Ltd 2009-02-10 Replaced with Dirty Talk.
N/A 503 379 N/A Bubble Hits Creative Sounds Limited 2009-02-13 Financial difficulties.[102]
N/A N/A 379 N/A Bubble Hits Ireland Creative Sounds Limited 2009-02-13 Financial difficulties.[102]
N/A N/A 260 N/A Rock on TV Eicom plc 2009-02-16
N/A N/A 0213 N/A PRL 24 PRL 24 Ltd 2009-03-01 Sky EPG slot bought by Asian Star Radio.[103]
N/A N/A 253 N/A Travel Channel 2 Travel Channel International Ltd. 2009-03-02 Sky EPG slot bought by The Style Network.
N/A N/A 666 N/A JML BeautyShop JML Direct Limited 2009-03-02 Replaced with JML Lifestyle
N/A N/A 340 N/A G2 Family G2 Family Limited 2009-03-04
N/A N/A 242 274 Discovery Real Time Extra Discovery Networks UK 2009-03-20 Replaced with Discovery Shed.
N/A N/A 448 N/A Arsenal Replay Arsenal F.C./Setanta Sports/Input Media 2009-03-27
N/A N/A 262 N/A Real Estate TV Fox International Channels (News Corporation) 2009-04-01 Sky EPG slot bought by Chello Zone.[104]
N/A N/A 263 N/A Real Estate TV +1 Fox International Channels (News Corporation) 2008-04-01 Sky EPG slot bought by Chello Zone.[104]
N/A N/A 172 159 Trouble Virgin Media Television 2009-04-01 Replaced with Living +2.[105]
N/A N/A 213 N/A Young@Heart PrimeTime TV Ltd 2009-04-01 Replaced with Elite TV.
N/A N/A 0213 N/A Asian Star Radio TV Legal Limited 2009-04-03 [106]
N/A N/A 215 N/A Brit Hits TV Legal Limited 2009-04-13 Replaced with Sikh Channel.[107]
N/A N/A 454 N/A AH TV Arsenal F.C./Setanta Sports/Input Media 2009-04-28
N/A N/A N/A 980 PPV Event Virgin Media 2009-04-28 Unavailable in some ex-NTL areas.
N/A N/A 838 N/A Jaagran Zee Entertainment Enterprises 2009-04-30 Sky EPG slot bought by Punjjabi TV.
N/A N/A 811 N/A Zee Gujarati Zee Entertainment Enterprises 2009-05-01 [108]
N/A N/A 0145 N/A Club Asia Club Asia (London) Ltd. 2009-05-08 Poor viewing figures.[109]
49 N/A N/A N/A Netplay TV Netplay TV Broadcasting Limited 2009-05-13 Replaced with Rocks & Co. on Freeview
N/A N/A 674 N/A JJB Sports TV Sports Shop Ltd. 2009-05-15
N/A N/A 248 267 UKTV Gardens UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Virgin Media) 2009-05-19 Replaced with Really.[110]
N/A N/A 920 481 Red Hot Just 18 RHF Productions Ltd (Northern and Shell) 2009-05-21 Replaced with Viewers Wives.
N/A N/A 0215 N/A Zee Radio Zee Entertainment Enterprises 2009-06-01 Removed by Zee.[111]
N/A 308 341 N/A Simply Movies Simply Media Ltd 2009-06-15 Focusing on programme production and distribution.[112]
N/A N/A 0161 921 The Arrow Global Radio 2009-06-22 Returned on 22 April 2014.
N/A N/A 962 N/A Bedroom TV Telecoms TV 2009-06-22
N/A N/A 418 518 Setanta Sports News Virgin Media Television & Setanta Sports 2009-06-23 Ceased broadcasting due to Setanta Sports GB going into administration.[113]
N/A N/A 424 539 Setanta Sports 2 Setanta Sports 2009-06-23 Ceased broadcasting due to Setanta Sports GB going into administration.[113]
N/A N/A 429 543 Setanta Golf Setanta Sports 2009-06-23 Ceased broadcasting due to Setanta Sports GB going into administration. Sky EPG slot bought by ESPN.[113]
N/A N/A 436 540 Celtic TV Setanta Sports 2009-06-23 Ceased broadcasting due to Setanta Sports GB going into administration.[114]
N/A N/A 438 541 Rangers TV Setanta Sports 2009-06-23 Ceased broadcasting due to Setanta Sports GB going into administration.[115]
N/A N/A 437 N/A Setanta Commercial Setanta Sports 2009-06-23 Ceased broadcasting due to Setanta Sports GB going into administration.[113]
N/A N/A 957 N/A Live XXX Ghana Development Foundation 2009-06-26 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A 401 267 N/A Wedding TV +1 Wedding TV Limited 2009-07-01 Replaced with Wedding TV Asia.[116]
N/A 142 N/A N/A BET HD Viacom 2009-07-04 Temporary channel for the BET Awards 2009.[117]
N/A N/A 684 N/A Tron Direct 2 Tron Direct Limited 2009-07-08 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A 960 N/A Chat Back Go Ape TV Limited 2009-07-09 Ceased broadcasting. Sky EPG slot given to Live 960.
N/A N/A 281 N/A Monte Carlo TV Digital Television Production Company Limited 2009-07-28 Sky EPG slot bought by LA Muscle TV.
N/A N/A 330 N/A AIT Movistar Africa Independent Television 2009-07-28 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A 630 N/A Nicktoonsters Nickelodeon UK (MTV Networks Europe/BSkyB) 2009-07-31 Replaced with Nicktoons Replay.[118]
N/A N/A 836 N/A KBC Kashmir Broadcasting Corporation Limited 2009-07-31 Sky EPG slot bought by Ahlebait TV.[119][120]
N/A 451 884 N/A Audi Channel Volkswagen Group 2009-08-01 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A 188 N/A Showcase TV CSC Media Group 2009-08-03 Replaced with True Entertainment.
N/A N/A 794 N/A DW-TV Europe ARD 2009-08-03 Carriage agreement expired. Remains FTA on other satellites.
N/A N/A 435 542 Arsenal TV Arsenal F.C./Input Media/Setanta Sports 2009-08-07 Ceased broadcasting due to Setanta Sports GB going into administration.[121]
N/A 662 828 N/A 9X INX Network 2009-08-11 Merged with 9XM. Sky EPG slot bought by Ummah Channel.[122]
32 N/A N/A N/A SmileTV Cellcast Group 2009-08-20
N/A N/A 433 N/A Racing World Racing Post 2009-08-24 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A 662 N/A JML Choice JML Direct Limited 2009-09-04 Replaced with JML Active
N/A N/A 186 N/A Life All Entertainment Limited 2009-09-15 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A 331 N/A World Movies TV Rapid Eye Motion Ltd. 2009-09-17 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A 961 N/A Just4Us Just4Us TV Limited 2009-09-22 Ceased broadcasting. Sky EPG slot bought by Climax3 – 3.
N/A N/A 167 N/A Information TV 2 Information TV 2009-10-01 Sky EPG slot bought by Quest. Returned on 8 February 2010 as Showcase.
N/A N/A 935 N/A Skincity TVX Europe Limited 2009-10-01 Sky EPG slot given to PrimeTime PPV.
N/A N/A 795 N/A TVE Internacional Televisión Española 2009-10-02 [123]
N/A N/A 879 N/A Cupid TV Tanla Solutions Ltd 2009-10-05
N/A N/A 838 N/A Punjjabi TV World Media Connect 2009-10-09 Ceased broadcasting due to a technical problem. Sky EPG slot bought by Madani Channel.[124][125]
N/A N/A 0212 N/A Hot Digital Radio Hot Digital Ltd 2009-10-13
N/A N/A 837 N/A AT Global Network AT Global Ltd 2009-10-16 Sky EPG slot bought by Fast TV.[126][127]
N/A N/A 905 N/A Filth Northern and Shell 2009-10-23 Sky EPG slot given to Red Hot Mums.
21 N/A 358 313 TMF MTV Networks Europe 2009-10-26 Replaced with VIVA.[128]
N/A N/A N/A 931 102.5 Clyde 1 Bauer Radio 2009-10-29 Ex-Telewest, Uddingston regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 931 Hallam FM Bauer Radio 2009-10-29 Ex-Telewest, Barnsley regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 932 97.3 Forth One Bauer Radio 2009-10-29 Ex-Telewest, Edinburgh and Uddingston regional headends only.
N/A N/A N/A 932 Magic 999 Bauer Radio 2009-10-29 Ex-Telewest, Preston regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 932 Metro Radio Bauer Radio 2009-10-29 Ex-Telewest, Gateshead regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 932 Radio City 96.7 Bauer Radio 2009-10-29 Ex-Telewest, Knowsley regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 933 96.3 Radio Aire Bauer Radio 2009-10-29 Ex-Telewest, Barnsley regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 933 97.4 Rock FM Bauer Radio 2009-10-29 Ex-Telewest, Knowsley and Preston regional headends only.
N/A N/A N/A 933 Real Radio GMG Radio 2009-10-29 Ex-Telewest, Edinburgh and Uddingston regional headends only.
N/A N/A N/A 934 TFM Radio Bauer Radio 2009-10-29 Ex-Telewest, Gateshead regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 935 Magic 1152 Bauer Radio 2009-10-29 Ex-Telewest, Gateshead regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 936 Tay FM Bauer Radio 2009-10-29 Ex-Telewest, Edinburgh regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 937 The Pulse of West Yorkshire UTV Radio 2009-10-29 Ex-Telewest, Barnsley regional headend only.
302 N/A N/A N/A 302 BBC 2009-11-02 Space used for HD channels in post-switchover areas. Returned on 25 July 2012.
305 N/A N/A N/A 305 BBC 2009-11-02 Space used for HD channels in post-switchover areas.
N/A N/A 670 N/A Gems TV 3 Gems TV UK Ltd. 2009-11-02
N/A N/A 262 N/A  ? TV Chello Zone 2009-11-09 Sky EPG slot given to Food Network.
N/A N/A 263 N/A  ? TV +1 Chello Zone 2009-11-09 Sky EPG slot given to Food Network +1.
N/A 136 146 148 Zone Reality Chello Zone 2009-11-16 Replaced with CBS Reality.[129]
N/A N/A 147 N/A Zone Reality +1 Chello Zone 2009-11-16 Replaced with CBS Reality +1.[129]
N/A 135 149 N/A Zone Romantica Chello Zone 2009-11-16 Replaced with CBS Drama.[129]
N/A 137 148 N/A Zone Thriller Chello Zone 2009-11-16 Replaced with CBS Action.[129]
N/A N/A 647 N/A Travel Deals Direct Travel Channel International Ltd. 2009-11-30 Sky EPG slot bought by Rocks TV.[130]
N/A N/A N/A 943 Radio City 96.7 Orion Media (Lloyds TSB Development Capital/Phil Riley) 2009-11-30 Ex-Telewest, Perry Barr (Witton) and Wolverhampton regional headends only.
N/A N/A N/A 964 96.4FM BRMB Orion Group (Lloyds TSB Development Capital/Phil Riley) 2009-11-30 Ex-Telewest, Perry Barr (Witton) and Wolverhampton regional headends only.
103 N/A N/A N/A Teletext Casino Teletext Ltd. 2009-12-01
N/A N/A 883 N/A Open Access Open Access Group 2009-12-03 Sky EPG slot bought by Renault TV.
N/A 726 0200 951 Absolute Xtreme TIML Radio Limited 2009-12-04 Replaced with Absolute 80s.[131]
N/A N/A N/A 930 Pulse FM 2009-12-07 Ex-Telewest, Basildon regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 933 Heart Essex Global Radio 2009-12-07 Ex-Telewest, Basildon regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 935 Heart Bristol Global Radio 2009-12-07 Ex-Telewest, Aztec West regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 936 Heart Gloucestershire Global Radio 2009-12-07 Ex-Telewest, Aztec West regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 941 Brunel Classic Gold Global Radio 2009-12-07 Ex-Telewest, Aztec West regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 963 Heart Kent Global Radio 2009-12-07 Ex-Telewest, Basildon regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 974 Red Dragon FM Global Radio 2009-12-07 Ex-Telewest, Aztec West regional headend only.
N/A N/A 672 N/A Teletext Holidays TV Teletext Ltd. 2009-12-10 Sky EPG slot given to Rabbit Chat.
N/A N/A 0171 N/A Fun Kids Folder Media 2009-12-16
N/A N/A 829 N/A 9XM INX Network 2009-12-24 Sky EPG slot bought by Colors.[132]
N/A N/A 837 N/A Fast TV Fast TV Ltd 2009-12-31 [133]

2010[edit]

DTT Freesat Sky Virgin TV Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date shutdown Notes
N/A N/A 956 N/A LA Babes Advanced Media Limited 2010-01-04 Sky EPG slot bought by Cream.
N/A N/A 745–749 N/A Sky Box Office BSkyB 2010-01-05
N/A N/A 938–942 N/A 18 Plus Movies BSkyB 2010-01-05
N/A N/A 907 N/A Friendly TV Telecoms TV Limited 2010-01-06 Sky EPG slot bought by Dirty Talk.
N/A N/A 963 N/A HBW TV Renson Media Ltd 2010-01-07
N/A N/A N/A 930 BBC Radio Sheffield BBC 2010-01-11 Ex-Telewest, Barnsley regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 937 BBC Radio Leeds BBC 2010-01-11 Ex-Telewest, Barnsley regional headend only.
N/A N/A 270 N/A SA Direct Southern Africa Direct 2010-01-14 Sky EPG slot bought by Takbeer TV.[134]
N/A N/A 0161 N/A ILM Radio UK Asia Media Solutions Ltd 2010-01-14
310 N/A N/A N/A TopUp Anytime 4 Top Up TV 2010-01-19
45 N/A N/A N/A National Lottery Xtra Camelot Group 2010-02-01
N/A N/A N/A 930 BBC Radio Newcastle BBC 2010-02-04 Ex-Telewest, Gateshead regional headend only.[135]
N/A N/A N/A 931 BBC Tees BBC 2010-02-04 Ex-Telewest, Gateshead regional headend only.[135]
N/A N/A 937 N/A SportxxxWives Satellite Entertainment Limited 2010-02-08
N/A N/A 879 N/A Rabbit Chat Teletext Ltd. 2010-02-23
N/A N/A 651 N/A Ideal World 2 Ideal Shopping Direct plc 2010-03-03 Replaced with Ideal Extra.[136]
N/A N/A 668 N/A Ideal World 3 Ideal Shopping Direct plc 2010-03-03 Replaced with Ideal and More.[136]
N/A N/A 344 N/A Nigeria Movies Canis Media 2010-03-05 Replaced with FOBO Movies.
N/A N/A N/A 945 BBC Radio Shropshire BBC 2010-03-07 Ex-Telewest, Perry Barr (Witton) and Wolverhampton regional headends only.[135]
N/A N/A N/A 946 BBC WM BBC 2010-03-07 Ex-Telewest, Perry Barr (Witton) and Wolverhampton regional headends only.[135]
N/A N/A 202 N/A NTA International Nigerian Television Authority 2010-03-09
N/A N/A N/A 118 Virgin Central Virgin Media Television 2010-03-11 Continues on demand.
N/A N/A 207 N/A OBE TV OBE TV Ltd 2010-03-12 Returned on 22 July 2010.
N/A N/A 376 N/A Flaunt CSC Media Group 2010-03-17 Replaced with Dance Nation TV.[137]
N/A N/A N/A 931 BBC Radio Kent BBC 2010-03-18 Ex-Telewest, Basildon regional headend only.[135]
N/A N/A N/A 938 BBC Radio Bristol BBC 2010-03-24 Ex-Telewest, Aztec West regional headend only.[135]
N/A N/A N/A 939 BBC Radio Gloucestershire BBC 2010-03-24 Ex-Telewest, Aztec West regional headend only.[135]
N/A N/A 378 N/A Rockworld TV Carnaby Media 2010-03-29 Sky EPG slot bought by Lava.[138]
N/A N/A N/A 930 BBC Radio Lancashire BBC 2010/03 Ex-Telewest, Preston regional headend only.[135]
N/A N/A N/A 930 BBC Radio Merseyside BBC 2010/03 Ex-Telewest, Knowsley regional headend only.[135]
N/A 450 178 280 Men & Motors ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 2010-04-01 Replaced with ITV1 HD.[139]
N/A N/A 581 279 GOD Europe The Angel Foundation 2010-04-01 Merged with GOD Channel. Sky EPG slot bought by Revelation TV.[140][141]
N/A N/A 592 N/A Genesis Revelation TV Ltd 2010-04-08 Programmes moved to Revelation TV.
N/A N/A 201 N/A The Unexplained Channel Monster Pictures 2010-04-21 Sky EPG slot bought by Showcase.
N/A N/A 655 N/A Thomas Cook TV Thomas Cook TV Ltd. 2010-05-01 Sky EPG slot bought by Jewellery Maker.[142]
N/A N/A 902 N/A Spice Extreme Playboy Enterprises 2010-05-12 Sky EPG slot bought by Tease Me TV 2.
N/A N/A 624 N/A Baby First TV BFTV Limited 2010-05-18
N/A 403 279 N/A Rural TV Rural TV International 2010-06-02 Merged with Horse & Country TV.[143]
N/A N/A 683 N/A Shopping TV Shopping TV UK Ltd 2010-06-04
N/A N/A 344 N/A FOBO Movies Canis 103 Ltd 2010-06-07
N/A N/A 948 N/A Tease Me 2 Bang Channels Limited 2010-06-09 Sky EPG slot bought by ChatGirl TV2.
N/A N/A 0203 N/A Ignition Radio World Radio Network 2010-06-21 Sky EPG slot bought by Absolute 90s.
N/A N/A 669 N/A Sky Travel BSkyB 2010-06-24 Ceased broadcasting due to competition from the internet.[144]
N/A N/A 395 N/A Music Choice Music Choice Europe Ltd. 2010-06-30 Failed to reach an agreement with Sky over carriage fees.[145]
300 N/A N/A N/A 4TVInteractive Inview Interactive Limited 2010-06-29 Carriage agreement expired.[146]
N/A N/A 396 N/A Music Choice Extra Music Choice Europe Ltd. 2010-06-30 Failed to reach an agreement with Sky over carriage fees.[145]
90 N/A N/A N/A TV News 2 Cellcast Group 2010-06-30 Carriage agreement ended.
N/A N/A 172 159 Living +2 Virgin Media Television 2010-07-01 Replaced with Living Loves on 5 July 2010.[147]
106 N/A N/A N/A Directgov Teletext Ltd. 2010-07-01
89 N/A N/A N/A TV News Cellcast Group 2010-07-01 Carriage agreement ended. Returned on 27 October 2010.
N/A N/A 740–741 N/A Sky Box Office BSkyB 2010-07-01
N/A N/A 261 N/A Fashion TV Michel Adam Lisowski 2010-07-02
N/A N/A 171 N/A Channel TBC Channel 5 Broadcasting (RTL Group) 2010-07-13 Replaced with Five HD.
N/A N/A 662 N/A JML Choice JML Direct Ltd. 2010-07-17 Returned on 19 July 2010.
N/A N/A 667 N/A JML CookShop + JML Direct Ltd. 2010-07-19 Sky EPG slot given to JML Choice.
N/A N/A 0194 N/A FWR World Evangelism Bible Church 2010-08-01
N/A N/A 446 N/A Real Madrid TV Real Madrid F.C. 2010-08-05
202 N/A N/A N/A MCR Shopping 2 Guardian Media Group 2010-08-05 Manchester only.
N/A N/A 243 281 Sky Real Lives BSkyB 2010-08-19 Focusing on Sky1 and Sky2.[148]
N/A N/A 244 N/A Sky Real Lives +1 BSkyB 2010-08-19 Focusing on Sky1 and Sky2.[148]
N/A N/A 278 N/A Sky Real Lives HD BSkyB 2010-08-19 Focusing on Sky1 and Sky2.[148]
N/A N/A 245 282 Sky Real Lives 2 BSkyB 2010-08-19 Focusing on Sky1 and Sky2.[148]
N/A 650 880 240 Teachers TV Education Digital Management Limited 2010-08-31 Budget cuts/focussing on online service.[149]
N/A N/A 661 N/A JML Lifestyle JML Direct Ltd. 2010-09-01 Sky EPG slot bought by Sangat TV.[150]
N/A N/A 369 N/A OMusic TV Open Access Channels 2010-09-01 Sky EPG slot bought by Vintage TV.
N/A N/A 200 N/A Controversial TV Edge Media 2010-09-08 Returned on 1 November 2010.
N/A N/A 675 N/A Max TV Datel Holdings Ltd 2010-09-16 Still trading online only. Sky EPG slot bought by Olive TV.
N/A N/A 189 N/A Open Access 2 Open Access Group 2010-09-21 Sky EPG slot bought by Information TV +1.
N/A N/A 860 N/A Casino TV Smart TV Broadcasting Limited 2010-09-27 Sky EPG slot bought by Jackpot Games.
N/A N/A 585 N/A Faith World +1 World Evangelism Bible Church 2010-10-01 Sky EPG slot bought by Sikh TV.[151]
N/A N/A 911 N/A Elite Playboy Enterprises 2010-10-01 Replaced with 40 n Naughty.
N/A N/A 656 N/A Gems TV 2 The Colourful Company Group Limited 2010-10-08 Began simulcasting Gems TV 1 in January 2010. Replaced with Gem Collector.
N/A N/A 807 N/A Aastha TV Aastha Broadcasting Network (UK) Ltd. 2010-10-14 Sky EPG slot bought by Disha.[152] Returned on 1 January 2011.
N/A N/A 666 N/A JML Active JML Direct Ltd. 2010-10-18 Sky EPG slot bought by Rocks & Co 1.
N/A N/A 658 N/A Bilberry TV QVC 2010-10-25 Replaced with QVC Beauty.
308 N/A N/A N/A TopUp Anytime 2 Top Up TV 2010-11-09
N/A N/A 807 N/A Disha Disha Education Trust 2010-11-10 [153]
N/A N/A 0112 919 Galaxy Yorkshire Global Radio 2010-11-15 Replaced with LBC News 1152 on television platforms.
728 N/A N/A N/A Heart West Midlands Global Radio 2010-11-15 West Midlands only. Replaced with Heart London.
N/A N/A 912 N/A Tease Me Bang Channels Limited 2010-11-19 License revoked by Ofcom.[154]
N/A N/A 959 N/A Tease Me 3 Bang Channels Limited 2010-11-19 License revoked by Ofcom.[154]
98 N/A N/A N/A TMTV Bang Media (London) Limited 2010-11-19 License revoked by Ofcom.[154]
N/A N/A 216 N/A Showcase +1 Information TV Limited 2010-11-23 Sky EPG slot bought by WTF. Returned on 1 December 2011.
N/A N/A 595 N/A DBN Kashmiri Broadcasting Corporation 2010-11-23 License revoked by Ofcom.[155]
N/A N/A 0205 N/A VOT Radio VOT Radio Ltd 2010-11-26 Sky EPG slot bought by RCR.
N/A N/A 342 N/A Shorts TV Shorts International Ltd. 2010-11-29
N/A N/A 843 N/A UCTV Up & Coming TV Ltd 2010/11 Returned on 18 January 2011.
N/A N/A 950 N/A LivexxxBabes Satellite Entertainment Limited 2010-12-02 Returned on 13 January 2011.
N/A 202 N/A N/A S4C2 S4C Authority 2010-12-06
N/A N/A 739 N/A Sky Box Office HD3 BSkyB 2010-12-13
N/A 401 267 N/A Wedding TV Asia Wedding TV Limited 2010-12-14 [156]
N/A N/A 786 N/A Bangla TV Bangla TV Ltd. 2010/12 Returned on 17 June 2011.[157]
N/A N/A 997 N/A Sky Retail Info BSkyB 2010 Commercial premises only.
N/A N/A N/A 997 TV Smart Card Help Virgin Media 2010 Areas which were receiving new smart cards only.

2011[edit]

DTT Freesat Sky Virgin TV Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date shutdown Notes
N/A N/A 123 136 Bravo Living TV Group (BSkyB) 2011-01-01 Closed because it served a similar demographic to Sky1, without the same audience reach or prestige.[158][159]
N/A N/A 124 137 Bravo +1 Living TV Group (BSkyB) 2011-01-01 Closed because it served a similar demographic to Sky1, without the same audience reach or prestige.[158][159]
N/A N/A 153 138 Bravo 2 Living TV Group (BSkyB) 2011-01-01 Closed because it served a similar demographic to Sky1, without the same audience reach or prestige.[158][159]
N/A N/A 867 141 Challenge Jackpot Living TV Group (BSkyB) 2011-01-01 Sky EPG slot bought by Aastha TV.[160]
N/A N/A 647 N/A Rocks TV The Colourful Company Group Ltd. 2011-01-01 Merged with Gem Collector. Sky EPG slot bought by RetailTherapytv.
35 N/A N/A N/A ITV Preview 1 ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 2011-01-31
20 N/A 121 119 Channel One BSkyB 2011-02-01 [161]
N/A N/A 122 120 Channel One +1 BSkyB 2011-02-01 [161]
N/A N/A 160 N/A MTV Shows MTV Networks Europe 2011-02-01 MTV was repositioned as an entertainment channel. Replaced with MTV Music.[162]
N/A N/A 221 N/A OBE TV OBE TV Ltd 2011-02-14 Returned on 10 March 2011.
N/A N/A 0158 N/A Gaydar Radio QSoft Consulting 2011-02-18 Poor listening figures.[163]
N/A N/A 663 N/A Stop + Shop Thane International Inc. 2011-02-22
N/A N/A 960 N/A Live 960 Hoppr Entertainment Limited 2011-03-03 License revoked by Ofcom.[164]
N/A N/A 922 N/A Cream RHF Productions Ltd 2011-03-14 Returned on 12 June 2012.
N/A N/A 889 N/A Sky Insider HD BSkyB 2011-03-30 Returned on 5 May 2011.
N/A N/A 273 N/A Luxury Life HD Luxury Broadcasting Limited 2011-03-31
N/A N/A 861 N/A Gala TV Gala Group 2011-04-01 [165]
N/A N/A 157 N/A Film 24 Wicked TV 2011-04-04 Sky EPG slot bought by Sony Entertainment Television.[166]
N/A N/A 190 N/A Open Access 3 Open Access Group 2011-04-04 Sky EPG slot bought by Sony Entertainment Television +1.[167]
N/A N/A 659 N/A Shop on TV Jungle.uk.com Ltd. 2011-04-06 Sky EPG slot bought by PaversShoes.tv.[168]
N/A N/A 452 N/A Rush HD Rainbow Media 2011-04-07
N/A N/A 953 485 Gay TV RHF Productions Ltd (Northern and Shell) 2011-04-07 Replaced with Flirt TV on Sky.
202 N/A N/A N/A MANCHESTERLOVE Guardian Media Group 2011-04-27 Manchester only. Removed to provide bandwidth for Movies4Men to launch in Manchester only.
N/A N/A 843 N/A UCTV Up & Coming TV Ltd 2011-04-30 Returned on 3 June 2011.
N/A N/A 682 N/A Entrepreneur Channel Entrepreneur Channel plc 2011-05-18
45 N/A N/A N/A TBA 2011-05-18 Failed to launch.
N/A N/A 860 N/A Jackpot Games CC Media TV Limited 2011-05-19 Sky EPG slot bought by SonLife Broadcasting Network.
8 N/A N/A N/A TeleG SDN Ltd (ITV plc) 2011-05-23 Removed in favour of BBC Alba.[169]
90 N/A N/A N/A TV News Cellcast Group 2011-05-31
N/A N/A 931 N/A Hustler TV UK Broadcasting (UK) Ltd. 2011-06-01 Sky EPG slot bought by xxXpanded TV.
N/A N/A 933 N/A Girls Gone Wild Broadcasting (Gaia) Ltd. 2011-06-01 Sky EPG slot bought by Flirt TV 2.
N/A N/A 934 N/A Amateur Babes Broadcasting (Gaia) Ltd. 2011-06-01 Sky EPG slot bought by Gay Chat TV.
N/A N/A N/A 523 Eurosport 3D TF1 Group 2011-06-06 Temporary channel for the 2011 French Open.[170] Returned on 27 May 2012.
N/A 809 667 N/A JML Choice JML Direct Ltd. 2011-06-15 Freesat and Sky EPG slots given to JML Cookshop.
109 N/A N/A N/A Mobilizer Teletext Ltd. 2011-07-11
N/A N/A 956 N/A Red Hot 40+ RHF Productions Ltd (Northern and Shell) 2011-08-01 Sky EPG slot bought by Holiday+Cruise.
N/A N/A 0168 N/A Amar Radio Amar Radio 2011-08-15
N/A N/A 836 N/A Ahlebait TV Ahlebait TV Network Ltd 2011-09-01 Returned on 12 December 2011.
N/A N/A 848 N/A Sikh TV Sikh Media Limited 2011-09-02
N/A N/A 221 N/A OBE TV OBE TV Ltd 2011-09-12 Returned on 19 October 2011.
N/A 209 507 N/A NHK World NHK 2011-10-01 Decided to broadcast in HD only to reduce costs.[171][172] Sky EPG slot given to NHK World HD.
N/A N/A 797 N/A South For You South For You Limited 2011-10-10 Sky EPG slot bought by UMP Movies.[173][174]
N/A N/A 885 N/A WatchmeTV.TV Forenzquick UK Limited 2011-10-12 Sky EPG slot bought by Psychic Line.
N/A N/A 950 N/A LivexxxBabes Satellite Entertainment Limited 2011-10-12 Sky EPG slot bought by Red Light 4. Returned on 13 March 2012.
N/A N/A 908 N/A Babeworld.tv Babeworld TV Limited 2011-10-22 License revoked by Ofcom.[175]
N/A N/A 949 N/A House of Fun House of Fun Television Limited 2011-10-22 License revoked by Ofcom.[175]
N/A N/A 952 N/A The Other Side Forenzquick UK Limited 2011-10-22 License revoked by Ofcom.[175]
N/A N/A 221 N/A OBE TV OBE TV Ltd 2011-10-28 Continued to broadcast off the EPG until 17 November 2011.
N/A N/A 231 N/A Rosa PBS UK LLC 2011-11-01 Replaced with PBS UK.[176] Sky EPG slot given to Information TV in part exchange for the channel 166 slot.
N/A N/A 277 N/A Diva TV +1 Universal Networks International 2011-11-01 Sky EPG slot bought by 9XM.[177]
N/A N/A 932 N/A 100% Babes Broadcasting (Gaia) Ltd. 2011-11-01 Sky EPG slot bought by Elite TV 4.
N/A N/A 0184 N/A NME Radio IPC Media 2011-12-05 Sky EPG slot bought by Shop Radio.
N/A N/A 879 N/A Flirt TV Northern & Shell 2011-12-06 Sky EPG slot given to 5* +1. Returned on 20 November 2013.

2012[edit]

DTT Freesat Sky Virgin TV Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date shutdown Notes
N/A N/A 835 N/A Supreme Master TV Supreme Master Television Limited 2012-01-03 Sky EPG slot bought by Elite TV 3.
N/A N/A 734–739 N/A Sky Movies Box Office BSkyB 2012-01-04
N/A 516 382 N/A NME TV CSC Media Group 2012-01-05 Replaced with Chart Show TV +1.[178]
N/A N/A N/A 555 TiVo PPV Events Virgin Media 2012-01-12
N/A N/A 0205 N/A RCR Rainbow Christian Radio Limited 2012-01-13 Sky EPG slot bought by WRN Arabic.
N/A N/A 515 N/A Press TV IRIB 2012-01-20 License revoked by Ofcom.[179]
N/A N/A 273 N/A Luxury Life Luxury Broadcasting Limited 2012-01-24 Returned on 1 March 2012.
N/A N/A 275 N/A Body in Balance Body in Balance Ltd 2012-02-13 Entered administration.[180] Sky EPG slot bought by LivexxxBabes.
N/A N/A 864 N/A Sky Bet BSkyB 2012-02-13
N/A N/A 934 N/A Gay Chat TV Northern & Shell 2012-02-13 Sky EPG slot bought by The Dept Store.
N/A N/A 269 164 Diva TV Universal Networks International (NBCUniversal) 2012-02-14 Programmes moved to the Style Network.[181] Sky EPG slot bought by More4 +2.
N/A N/A N/A 554 PPV Live Events Help Virgin Media 2012-02-15
N/A N/A 130 159 Sky Living Loves BSkyB 2012-02-21 Sky EPG slot given to Sky Arts 2.[182]
N/A N/A 920 N/A Filth Northern & Shell 2012-02-28 Replaced with Reality Hub. Returned on 12 June 2012.
N/A N/A 183 155 Current TV Current Media, Inc. 2012-03-12 Failed distribution renegotiations with Sky.[183] Sky EPG slot bought by Sony Entertainment Television +1.
306 N/A N/A N/A Channel Zero Electra Entertainment Limited 2012/03
N/A N/A 189 N/A Information TV +1 Information TV Limited 2012-04-02 Sky EPG slot bought by Men&Movies.
N/A N/A 850 N/A Desh TV Desh TV Limited 2012-04-03
N/A N/A 834 N/A NTV International Television Channel Ltd. 2012-04-14 Replaced with Channel 9 UK.[184] Returned on 30 April 2012.[185]
189 N/A N/A N/A Adult Section DTT Multiplex Operators Ltd 2012-04-16 Made redundant after the split Adult category was merged into one.
199 N/A N/A N/A Adult Section DTT Multiplex Operators Ltd 2012-04-16 Made redundant after the split Adult category was merged into one.
200 N/A N/A N/A Channel M Guardian Media Group 2012-04-16 Manchester only.[186]
N/A N/A 888 N/A Ocean Finance Ocean Finance and Mortgages Ltd 2012-04-16
N/A N/A 680 N/A Screenshop 2 Bid Shopping 2012-04-29
N/A 306 325 N/A Movies4Men 2 Sony Pictures Television 2012-05-02 Replaced with Sony Movie Channel, which swapped Sky EPG slots with Movies4Men.[187]
N/A 307 326 N/A Movies4Men 2 +1 Sony Pictures Television 2012-05-02 Replaced with Sony Movie Channel +1, which swapped Sky EPG slots with Movies4Men +1.[187]
N/A N/A 582 N/A Wonderful Crown News Corporation plc 2012-05-03
N/A N/A 0205 N/A WRN Arabic WRN Broadcast 2012-05-03 Sky EPG slot bought by Kanshiradio.
N/A 516 382 N/A Chart Show TV +1 CSC Media Group 2012-05-30 Replaced with BuzMuzik.[188]
N/A N/A 235 N/A Showcase +1 Information TV Limited 2012-06-06 Returned on 9 May 2013.
N/A N/A 919 N/A Red Hot Fetish Northern & Shell 2012-06-12 Replaced with Filth.
N/A N/A 920 N/A Reality Hub Northern & Shell 2012-06-12 Replaced with Cream.
N/A N/A 904 N/A TVX Amateur Northern & Shell 2012-06-15 Sky EPG slot given to Red Hot Amateur.
N/A N/A 269 N/A More4 +2 Channel Four Television Corporation 2012-06-26 Replaced with 4seven, which swapped Sky EPG slots with Channel 4 HD.
N/A 986 N/A N/A Teletext Teletext Ltd. 2012-06-28
N/A N/A 714–733 N/A Sky Movies Box Office BSkyB 2012-07-02 Temporarily closed to free Sky EPG slots for the BBC's Olympics channels. Channels 714 – 731 returned on 16 August 2012.
N/A N/A 881 N/A Pub Channel BSkyB 2012-07-02 Temporarily closed to free Sky EPG slots for the BBC's Olympics channels. Returned on 15 August 2012.
N/A N/A 211 N/A Bio. HD A+E Networks UK (A+E Networks/BSkyB) 2012-07-03 Closed to allow Crime & Investigation Network HD to broadcast 24 hours a day.[189] Replaced with Bio. +1.
N/A N/A 364 338 Q TV Box Television (Bauer Group/Channel Four Television Corporation) 2012-07-03 Replaced with Heat.[190]
N/A N/A 885 N/A Psychic Line Playboy Enterprises 2012-07-03 Replaced with Red Light Rio.
N/A N/A 831 N/A Imagine Dil Se Turner Broadcasting System (Time Warner) 2012-07-06 Poor viewing figures in India.[191] Sky EPG slot bought by Rishtey.[192]
N/A N/A 412 522 Eurosport HD TF1 Group 2012-07-25 Replaced with British Eurosport HD.[193]
N/A N/A 918 N/A Cream Northern & Shell 2012-07-26
N/A N/A 231 N/A The Africa Channel +1 The Africa Channel Limited 2012-07-30 Replaced with eNCA Africa.[194] Sky EPG slot bought by Sky Atlantic HD.
302 N/A N/A N/A 302 BBC 2012-08-13 Temporary channel for the 2012 Summer Olympics.[195]
304 N/A N/A N/A 301 HD BBC 2012-08-13 Temporary channel for the 2012 Summer Olympics.[196]
N/A 151–174 450–473 574–597 BBC Olympics 1–24 BBC 2012-08-13 Temporary channels for the 2012 Summer Olympics.[195]
N/A 151–174 474–497 550–573 BBC Olympics 1 HD-24 HD BBC 2012-08-13 Temporary channels for the 2012 Summer Olympics.[195]
N/A 150 N/A N/A BBC Olympics Red Button BBC 2012-08-13 Temporary channel for the 2012 Summer Olympics.
N/A N/A N/A 523 Eurosport 3D TF1 Group 2012-08-13 Temporary channel for the 2012 French Open and 2012 Summer Olympics.[197]
N/A N/A 595 N/A Praise TV Destiny Broadcasting Network Europe Limited 2012-08-13 License revoked by Ofcom.[198]
62 N/A N/A N/A TV Stars Cellcast Group 2012-08-14 Failed to launch.
90 N/A N/A N/A TV News Cellcast Group 2012-08-14 Failed to launch.
N/A N/A 198 N/A Sumo TV Cellcast Group 2012-08-21 Sky EPG slot bought by Horror Channel.[199]
N/A N/A 0177 N/A Chill Global Radio 2012-08-24
304 N/A N/A N/A C4 Paralympics Extra Channel Four Television Corporation 2012-09-10 Temporary channel for the 2012 Summer Paralympics.[200]
N/A 150–152 450–452 553–555 C4 Paralympics Extra 1–3 Channel Four Television Corporation 2012-09-10 Temporary channels for the 2012 Summer Paralympics.[200]
N/A 150–152 453–455 550–552 C4 Paralympics Extra 1 HD-3 HD Channel Four Television Corporation 2012-09-10 Temporary channels for the 2012 Summer Paralympics.[200]
N/A N/A 0206 N/A Record Brazil Record TV Ltd 2012-09-10
N/A N/A 928 N/A Flirt TV 2 Northern & Shell 2012-09-20 Sky EPG slot bought by Klear TV.
84 N/A N/A N/A Al Jazeera 6–8 Al Jazeera 2012-09-27 Made redundant after Al Jazeera English began to broadcast 24 hours a day on DTT in post-DSO areas on 19 September 2012.[201]
201 N/A N/A N/A Teletext Holidays Teletext Ltd. 2012-10-01 Focusing on website and connected TV apps.[202] Replaced with Holidays TV.[203]
N/A N/A 630 N/A Nicktoons Replay Nickelodeon UK (Viacom International Media Networks Europe/BSkyB) 2012-10-02 Replaced with Nick Jr. +1.
N/A N/A 943 N/A Babe Guide Playboy Enterprises 2012-10-03
N/A N/A 387 N/A Ramp'd Global Music Television (Global Radio) 2012-10-11 Replaced with Heart TV.
N/A N/A 388 N/A Ramp'd +2 Global Music Television (Global Radio) 2012-10-11 Replaced with Capital TV.
N/A N/A 193 N/A HiTV HiTV Ltd. 2012-10-12 Returned on 12 December 2012.
N/A N/A 851 N/A 9XM 9X Media 2012-10-12 License revoked by Ofcom.[204][205] Returned on 8 November 2012.[206]
N/A N/A 843 N/A UCTV Up & Coming TV Ltd 2012-10-26 Sky EPG slot bought by SAMAA TV.[207]
N/A N/A 338 445 Cinémoi Mint Group 2012-11-13
N/A N/A 808 802 ABP News ABP Group 2012-11-22 Replaced with Star Jalsha on Sky and STAR Life OK on Virgin Media following the end of contractual agreements from STAR News.[208][209] Returned on 3 July 2013.
N/A N/A 0176 N/A Amrit Bani Amrit Bani Radio 2012-11-27 Financial difficulties.[210]
230 N/A N/A N/A Vision2 Vision247 2012-11-30 Licensing issue with Ofcom.[211]
105 N/A N/A N/A S4C Clirlun S4C Authority 2012-12-01 Wales only. Cost-saving measure following cuts to S4C's public funding.[212] Space given to Channel 4 HD in Wales.
N/A N/A 753 N/A Sky Movies Box Office HD2 BSkyB 2012-12-03
N/A N/A 934 N/A Red Light Rio Playboy Enterprises 2012-12-05 Sky EPG slot given to GirlGirl.
205 N/A N/A N/A Mail Travel TV Associated Newspapers 2012-12-07 Space given to Holidays TV.[213]
N/A N/A 853 N/A UMP Stars UTV Software Communications 2012-12-23 Poor viewing figures.[214]
N/A N/A 883 N/A Renault TV Renault 2012-12-31
N/A N/A 0156 N/A Calvary Chapel Radio Calvary Chapel 2012-12-31

2013[edit]

DTT Freesat Sky Virgin TV Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date shutdown Notes
N/A N/A 756–761 N/A Sky Movies Box Office BSkyB 2013-01-03
N/A N/A 193 N/A HiTV HiTV Ltd. 2013-01-15
N/A N/A 667 N/A JML Cookshop JML Direct Ltd. 2013-01-18 Sky EPG slot bought by Sparkle TV.
N/A N/A 917 N/A Filth Northern & Shell 2013-01-24 Sky EPG slot bought by The Mall. Returned on 20 November 2013.
N/A N/A 0142 N/A RTÉ Radio 1 Extra Raidió Teilifís Éireann 2013-01-31 [215]
179 N/A N/A N/A Bluebird TV Vervloet Management & Beheer 2013-02-06 Failed to launch.[216]
N/A N/A 830 N/A Sunrise TV Sunrise TV Ltd. 2013-02-27 [217]
N/A N/A N/A 974 Sunrise Radio Sunrise Radio Group 2013-03-01 Removed from Sky on 27 February 2013.[217] Cost-saving measure.[218]
N/A N/A 0187 N/A Punjabi Radio Sunrise Radio Group 2013-03-05 Cost-saving measure.[218][219]
N/A 907 N/A N/A BoxOffice365 British Internet Broadcasting Company 2013-03-11 [220]
N/A N/A 0159 N/A Family Radio Family Stations Inc. 2013-03-15
N/A N/A 0173 N/A Kismat Radio Sunrise Radio Group 2013-03-19 Cost-saving measure.[218][221]
102 109 169 187 BBC HD BBC 2013-03-26 Replaced with BBC Two HD.[222]
N/A N/A 622 728 Disney Cinemagic Disney-ABC Television Group 2013-03-28 Content licensed to BSkyB to create Sky Movies Disney.[223]
N/A N/A 628 N/A Disney Cinemagic +1 Disney-ABC Television Group 2013-03-28 Content licensed to BSkyB to create Sky Movies Disney.[223]
N/A N/A 631 N/A Disney Cinemagic HD Disney-ABC Television Group 2013-03-28 Content licensed to BSkyB to create Sky Movies Disney.[223]
N/A N/A 311 411 Sky Movies Classics BSkyB 2013-03-28 Content merged into Sky Movies Greats and Sky Movies Select to facilitate the launch of Sky Movies Disney.[224]
N/A N/A 340 441 Sky Movies Classics HD BSkyB 2013-03-28 Content merged into Sky Movies Greats and Sky Movies Select to facilitate the launch of Sky Movies Disney.[224]
N/A N/A 822 N/A Music India Media Worldwide Pvt. Ltd. 2013-04-10 Sky EPG slot bought by PTC Punjabi.
N/A N/A 240 271 Discovery Real Time Discovery Networks Western Europe 2013-04-30 Replaced with TLC. Sky EPG slot given to Discovery Home & Health.[225]
N/A N/A 241 272 Discovery Real Time +1 Discovery Networks Western Europe 2013-04-30 Replaced with TLC +1. Sky EPG slot given to Discovery Home & Health +1.[225]
N/A N/A 265 273 Discovery Travel & Living Discovery Networks Western Europe 2013-04-30 Replaced with Investigation Discovery +1.[225]
N/A N/A 195 N/A DMAX +2 Discovery Networks Western Europe 2013-04-30 Sky EPG slot given to TLC +1.[225]
N/A N/A 914 N/A Extreme Playboy Enterprises 2013-04-30 Sky EPG slot given to Climax.
N/A N/A 934 N/A GirlGirl Playboy Enterprises 2013-04-30
N/A 809 653 N/A JML Living JML Direct Ltd. 2013-05-01 Replaced with The Boutique.[226] Returned on 13 May 2013.
N/A 804 657 N/A Pitch World Pitch World Ltd. 2013-05-01 Entered administration. Replaced by Discount TV.[227]
N/A N/A 824 N/A AAG TV Independent Media Corporation 2013-05-03 Replaced with Geo Tez.[228]
N/A N/A 445 N/A Sailing 1 BT Group 2013-05-03 Replaced with BT Sport 1.[229]
N/A N/A 447 N/A Sailing 2 BT Group 2013-05-03 Replaced with BT Sport 2.[229]
N/A N/A 531 236 Military History A+E Networks UK (A+E Networks/BSkyB) 2013-05-04 Replaced with H2.[230]
716 N/A N/A N/A Q Radio Bauer Radio 2013-05-07 Replaced with Kisstory.[231]
N/A N/A 871 N/A GayXchange Euro Digital Corporation Limited 2013-05-09
54/55 N/A 642 N/A Argos TV Argos Limited (Home Retail Group) 2013-05-13 Sky EPG slot given to JML Living. Removed from Freesat on 9 May.[232]
N/A N/A 266 N/A Wedding TV Creamdove Limited 2013-05-21
N/A 803 646 N/A Pitch TV Pitch World Ltd. 2013-05-22 Entered administration. Replaced by Armchair Shop.[227]
N/A N/A 851 N/A 9XM 9X Media 2013-05-31 Low audience ratings.[132]
N/A N/A 237 N/A True Entertainment +1 CSC Media Group 2013-06-04 Replaced by True Drama.[233] Returned on 3 April 2014.
N/A N/A 0185 N/A Spectrum Radio Spectrum Radio Ltd 2013-06-07 Replaced by Diamond Radio.
N/A N/A 798 811 Zee Café Zee Entertainment Enterprises 2013-06-10 Replaced by Lamhe.[234]
N/A N/A 430 N/A Premier Sports Xtra Premier Media 2013-06-13 Great Britain only. Sky EPG slot sold to the Muslim World Network.
792 N/A N/A N/A R13 Ravensbourne 2013-06-13 Temporary channel for The Degree Show 2013. South east London only.[235]
793 N/A N/A N/A R13 HD Ravensbourne 2013-06-13 Temporary channel for The Degree Show 2013. South east London only.[235]
N/A N/A 919 N/A Dirty Talk Northern & Shell 2013-06-17 Sky EPG slot sold to TVC News. Returned on 20 November 2013.
N/A N/A 817 N/A Sahara One Sahara One Media and Entertainment Ltd. 2013-07-02 Sky EPG slot sold to ABP News.[236]
N/A N/A 534 206 Blighty UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) 2013-07-05 Replaced by Drama.[237]
302 982 N/A 992 BBC Red Button 2 BBC 2013-07-08 "Best of" service launched in June 2013 off the Sky EPG, then closed the following month.
N/A 983 N/A 993 BBC Red Button 3 BBC 2013-07-08 "Best of" service launched in June 2013 off the Sky EPG, then closed the following month.
N/A N/A 656 N/A TGGC Outlet Genuine Gemstone Company 2013-07-15 Replaced with High Street Xtra.
232 901 N/A N/A The Space BBC/Arts Council England 2013-07-15 Scuzz and itself were replaced with Chart Show Dance on Freesat.[238]
174 N/A N/A N/A Babestation Cellcast Group 2013-07-19 Ceased broadcasting due to regulatory pressure, moved to an online only model.[239] Differed from the satellite channel.
N/A N/A 629 N/A Pop Girl +1 CSC Media Group 2013-07-22 Replaced by Kix Power.[240]
N/A N/A 0209 N/A Yorkshire Radio Leeds United A.F.C. 2013-07-30 [241]
N/A N/A 426 531 ESPN America ESPN Inc. (The Walt Disney Company/Hearst Corporation) 2013-08-01 Purchased by BT Group.[242] Sky EPG slot given to BT Sport 1 HD.
N/A N/A 427 N/A ESPN America HD ESPN Inc. (The Walt Disney Company/Hearst Corporation) 2013-08-01 Purchased by BT Group.[242] Sky EPG slot given to BT Sport 2 HD.
N/A N/A 425 533 ESPN Classic ESPN Inc. (The Walt Disney Company/Hearst Corporation) 2013-08-01 [242]
712 N/A N/A N/A Smash Hits Radio Bauer Radio 2013-08-05 Replaced with KissFresh.[243]
N/A N/A 519 N/A Arise News Arise Media UK Limited 2013-08-07 Returned on 10 October 2013.
N/A N/A 570 N/A Arise News HD Arise Media UK Limited 2013-08-07 Sky EPG slot bought by BBC News HD.
N/A N/A 318 417 TCM 2 Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 2013-08-13 Replaced with TCM +1.[244]
N/A N/A 677 N/A Celebrity Shop Guthy-Renker UK Ltd. 2013-08-29 Sky EPG slot sold to Alexcasino.
N/A N/A 200 N/A Controversial TV Edge Media 2013-08-30 Sky EPG slot bought by TLC +2.
N/A N/A 665 746 Bid Plus Bid Shopping 2013-09-01
N/A N/A 657 N/A Discount TV TV Discount Store Limited 2013-09-10 Replaced with TV Warehouse.
N/A N/A 197 N/A Bio. +1 A+E Networks UK (A+E Networks/British Sky Broadcasting) 2013-09-16 Replaced with TLC +2.
N/A N/A 232 N/A Klear TV Millenium Media House Limited 2013-09-18
N/A N/A 0184 N/A Star Beats 2013-09-24
N/A N/A N/A N/A Radio Caroline 2013-10-01 Ceased broadcasting on satellite due to financial difficulties.
N/A 809 642 N/A JML Living JML Direct TV 2013-10-01 Replaced with The Store.
177 N/A N/A N/A Babestation 2 Cellcast Group 2013-10-12
N/A N/A 935 N/A Northern Birds Satellite Entertainment Ltd. 2013-10-17 Closed due to Satellite Entertainment Ltd. entering administration. Sky EPG slot bought by Dirty Talk.
N/A N/A 936 N/A Essex Babes Satellite Entertainment Ltd. 2013-10-17 Closed due to Satellite Entertainment Ltd. entering administration. Sky EPG slot bought by Fantasy.
N/A N/A 940 N/A SportxxxGirls Satellite Entertainment Ltd. 2013-10-17 Closed due to Satellite Entertainment Ltd. entering administration. Sky EPG slot bought by Filth.
N/A N/A 942 N/A LivexxxBabes Satellite Entertainment Ltd. 2013-10-17 Closed due to Satellite Entertainment Ltd. entering administration. Sky EPG slot bought by Flirt TV.
206 N/A N/A N/A Sky Text BSkyB 2013-10-30 Red button functionality removed on DTT and Sky platforms. Placeholder removed on 3 December 2013 on DTT.
304 N/A N/A N/A TopUp Anytime1 Top Up TV 2013-10-31 Removed with closure of Top Up TV.
305 N/A N/A N/A TopUp Anytime3 Top Up TV 2013-10-31 Removed with closure of Top Up TV.
306 N/A N/A N/A TopUp Anytime5 Top Up TV 2013-10-31 Removed with closure of Top Up TV.
307 N/A N/A N/A TopUp Anytime6 Top Up TV 2013-10-31 Removed with closure of Top Up TV.
N/A N/A 273 N/A Luxury Life 2013-11-01
N/A N/A 156 N/A Bio. A+E Networks UK (A+E Networks/British Sky Broadcasting) 2013-11-04 Replaced with Lifetime.
303 980 977 994 BBC Red Button HD BBC 2013-11-25 HD "best of" service launched in June 2013 off the Sky EPG, then added to Sky, then removed from all platforms after the 50th anniversary of Dr Who.
N/A N/A 786 N/A Bangla TV 2013-12-03 Removed for the festive season. Returned on 10 February 2014.
N/A N/A 596 N/A SonLife Broadcasting Network Jimmy Swaggart Ministries 2013-12-06 Removed for the festive season. Returned on 16 January 2014.
N/A N/A 253 285 Style Network NBCUniversal 2013-12-09 Replaced with E! +1, which swapped Sky EPG slots with E! HD.
N/A N/A 857 N/A Muslim World Network 2013-12-13 Removed for the festive season. Returned on 10 February 2014 as TV99.
N/A N/A 498 N/A Primetime Northern & Shell 2013-12-21 Licence transferred to SonLife Broadcasting Network.

2014[edit]

DTT Freesat Sky Virgin TV Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date shutdown Notes
N/A N/A 940 N/A Filth Northern & Shell 2014-01-13 Replaced with Play TV 2.
N/A N/A 313 N/A MGM HD MGM Holdings 2014-01-16 Content licensed to BSkyB.
50 N/A N/A N/A Marketplace TopUp TV 2014-02-01 Capacity handed back to Channel 5 and now used for Channel 5 +24.
N/A 132 219 152 5* +1 Northern & Shell 2014-02-03 Replaced with Channel 5 +24. Sky EPG slot given to 5USA +1. Returned on 16 September 2014, but only on Freesat.
N/A N/A 940 N/A Play TV 2 Northern & Shell 2014-02-07
N/A N/A 823 N/A JeemTV Al Jazeera Media Network 2014-02-18 Financial difficulties.
302 982 978 992 BBC Red Button 2 BBC 2014-02-24 Temporary channel for the 2014 Winter Olympics.
N/A N/A 193 N/A Showcase +1 Information TV Ltd. 2014-02-27 Replaced with ITV4 Plus.
N/A N/A 602 705 Cartoon Network Too Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 2014-04-01 Replaced by Cartoon Network +1.
N/A 505 372 N/A BuzMuzik CSC Media Group 2014-04-03 Replaced with True Entertainment +1 on Sky and Starz TV on Freesat due to CSC buying Starz TV to their list which has similar content to this channel. Sky EPG slot given to Chart Show Dance.
N/A N/A 442 N/A Trace Sports Stars Trace TV 2014-04-17
23 802 645 745 Shop at Bid Bid Shopping 2014-04-17 Closed due to Bid Shopping entering administration. Removed from Freesat on 17 April, then Virgin Media on 23 April, then Freeview and Sky on 25 April.
37 801 654 741 Price Drop Bid Shopping 2014-04-17 Closed due to Bid Shopping entering administration. Removed from Freesat on 17 April, then Virgin Media on 23 April, then Freeview and Sky on 25 April.
N/A N/A 0146 N/A Real Radio Real and Smooth Radio Ltd. (Global Radio) 2014-04-22 Replaced with The Arrow because of all Real Radio stations becoming Heart on 6 May.
N/A N/A 995 N/A Sky Channel 995 British Sky Broadcasting 2014-04-30
N/A N/A 193 N/A ITV4 Plus ITV Digital Channels Ltd. (ITV plc) 2014-05-07 Replaced with ITV Encore.
N/A N/A 938 N/A Flirt TV Northern & Shell 2014-05-18 Returned on 19 November 2014.
N/A N/A 935 N/A Dirty Talk Northern & Shell 2014-06-02
N/A N/A 295 N/A Information TV +1 Information TV Ltd. 2014-06-12 Replaced with Showcase 3. Returned on 29 July 2014.
N/A 690 587 N/A Inspiration The Inspiration Network 2014-06-16 Returned on 22 July 2014.
N/A N/A 834 N/A Channel 9 UK International Television Channel Europe Ltd. 2014-06-27 Replaced with Iqra Bangla.
N/A 986 986 996 BBC Red Button HD BBC 2014-07-07 Temporary channel for the 2014 Wimbledon Championships and Glastonbury Festival. Returned on 21 July 2014.
N/A N/A 629 N/A Kix + CSC Media Group 2014-07-14 Replaced with Pop +1.
N/A N/A 936 N/A Fantasy Northern & Shell 2014-07-28
N/A N/A 875 N/A Showcase 3 Information TV Limited 2014-07-29 Replaced with Information TV +1.
N/A N/A 870 N/A Dating Channel Euro Digital Corporation Limited 2014-08-01 Sky EPG slot bought by Babes From TV.
N/A 980 980 990 BBC Red Button 0 BBC 2014-08-04 Temporary channel for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
302 982 982 992 BBC Red Button 2 BBC 2014-08-04 Temporary channel for the 2014 Wimbledon Championships, Glastonbury Festival and the 2014 Commonwealth Games. Freeview version closed on 7 August 2014.
N/A 983 983 993 BBC Red Button 3 BBC 2014-08-04 Temporary channel for the 2014 Wimbledon Championships, Glastonbury Festival and the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
N/A 984 984 994 BBC Red Button 4 BBC 2014-08-04 Temporary channel for the 2014 Wimbledon Championships, Glastonbury Festival and the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
N/A 985 985 995 BBC Red Button 5 BBC 2014-08-04 Temporary channel for the 2014 Wimbledon Championships, Glastonbury Festival and the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
N/A 986 986 996 BBC Red Button HD BBC 2014-08-04 Temporary channel for the 2014 Commonwealth Games.
N/A N/A 916 N/A Cheeky Chat Northern & Shell 2014-08-07
N/A N/A 449 N/A The Active Channel Active Channel Limited 2014-10-08
N/A N/A 932 N/A Red Light 3 Playboy Enterprises 2014-10-14 Sky EPG slot bought by Fashion One.
N/A N/A 863 N/A Smart Live Casino Smart TV Broadcasting Ltd 2014-10-16
N/A 141 190 N/A BET +1 Viacom 2014-11-04 Sky EPG slot given to 5* +1.
N/A N/A 842 N/A TV99 East and West Entertainment 2014-11-26
N/A N/A 841 N/A Zee News Zee Entertainment Enterprises 2014-12-05
N/A N/A 946 N/A Flirt TV Northern & Shell 2014-12-05

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