16 October 2006

Five US launches on Freeview

Five's second digital sister channel, Five US has launched on Freeview channel 35. Broadcasting 24 hours a day, initially only showing programming from 16:00 each day, Five US will showcase the best of Five's imports from America and extended coverage of American sport.

15 October 2006

Five Life launches on Freeview

The first of Five's two new digital channels, Five Life has launched on Freeview channel 36. The channel will show children's programming every morning under the Milkshake! brand, with spin-off programming and repeats from Five throughout the afternoon and evening. Five Life will broadcast from 06:00 to 23:00 every day.

08 October 2006

Placeholders for Five Life, Five US appear

Placeholders for new Freeview channels Five US and Five Life have appeared on channels 35 and 36 respectively. Viewers may have to retune to receive the new services which launch later this month.

04 October 2006

Freeview channels change places

A number of Freeview channels have moved to new LCNs (channel numbers) today. ITV4 has moved to 28 (from 30), Film4 moves to 29 (from 31), E4+1 moves to 32 (from 30), ITV Play changes from 35 to 31 and Quiz Call switches to 32 from 36. Five US and Five Life will broadcast on channels 35 and 36 respectively.