5Select

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5Select
5Select logo.png
Country United Kingdom
Broadcast area United Kingdom
Network Channel 5
Programming
Language(s) English
Picture format 16:9 576i SDTV
Ownership
Owner Channel 5 Broadcasting Ltd UK
ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia
Sister channels
History
Launched13 February 2018 (2018-02-13)
Replaced My5
Links
Website channel5.com
Availability
Terrestrial
Freeview Channel 55
Cable
Virgin Media Channel 152
Satellite
Freesat Channel 133
Sky
(UK only)
Channel 153
Astra 2G 10964 H 22000 5/6

5Select is a British free-to-air television channel which features documentaries, arts, dramas, comedies and Channel 5 original content. [1] [2]

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History

Channel 5 were set to launch a new channel called 5Prime. It was going to be a catch-up channel, launching in January 2018, but it was never officially launched. A month later, 5Prime was rebranded as 5Select and it launched at 9:00am on 13 February 2018, with the first programme, Access, being shown. [3] On the 1st of July, 5Select moved from the SDN (COM4) MUX to the BBC B HD Mux on Freeview. As a result, viewers with older freeview equipment lost the channel while viewers in areas served by non SFN freeview relay transmitters with DVB-T2 compatible Freeview TVs or Freeview+HD boxes feature could receive the channel.

Programming

First-run

Second-run

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References

  1. "What is 5SELECT?". www.faqs.channel5.com. Archived from the original on 12 June 2018. Retrieved 11 February 2018.
  2. Information from What's on TV, magazine dated 10 February until 16 February 2018.
  3. "New C5 service to be called 5Select". a516digital. Archived from the original on 21 June 2018. Retrieved 31 March 2018.