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How to Get Extreme Sports Channel

Sky describe Extreme Sports Channel as “Sports for the cool, by the cool” – it’s made up of radical sports and lifestyle content including snowboarding, surfing, mountain-biking, in-line skating, BMX and much more. Owned by Chellomedia and based in the … Continue reading

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Focus on Comedy Central

Comedy Central has been through a lot of changes since launching in 1995 – it started life as the Paramount Channel, first ever broadcast the movie Raiders of the Lost Ark, before becoming the Paramount Comedy Channel in various guises … Continue reading

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All About the Watch Channel

Watch is part of the UKTV family and is a general entertainment channel showing popular movies and TV series re-runs. Originally launched in 2008, the channel was rebranded in 2010 and is currently available on Sky Digital and Virgin Media … Continue reading

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CBS Reality Channel

CBS Reality is one of a family of UK channels – along with CBS Action, CBS Drama and the Horror Channel – that grew out of the old ‘Zone’ channels such as Zone Horror and Zone Reality. The rebranding took … Continue reading

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How to Get the Alibi Channel

Get out your magnifying glass and notebook, get in your undercover squad car and shout ‘Guv!’ a lot, for today we’re focusing on the Alibi channel. It’s the foremost channel for crime-based drama in the UK and the programming includes … Continue reading

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What’s on TCM?

In another channel focus feature we’re looking today at TCM. It stands for Turner Classic Movies and that’s just what it shows – classic films mostly from the archives of Turner Entertainment and Warner Brothers. Launched in 1999 it was … Continue reading

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Focus on the Bio. Channel

Bio. was, until 2009, called The Biography Channel and the content remains just that – biographical programmes on famous people, bands and anyone worthy of a factual programme in their honour. This means there’s an element of reality TV here … Continue reading

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UCI World Track Cycling Championships Live on Eurosport

Next week sees the advent of one of track cycling’s most prestigious events in Apeldoorn, Netherlands and Team GB has named a strong side to take on the best the sport has to offer – here are details of the … Continue reading

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What’s on the Challenge Channel?

Challenge is a BSkyB channel dedicated to game shows and quizzes. It’s been through one or two name changes since it began in 1993 as ‘The Family Channel’ – it then became ‘Challenge TV’ and then ‘Challenge?’ before dropping the … Continue reading

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The DMAX Channel

The DMAX channel originated in Germany, where it was devised by Discovery Networks and launched in 2006, broadcasting in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. DMAX content and programming centres on men’s hobbies, with a mix of cars, technology, adventure and discovery, … Continue reading

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