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|Broadcast area||United Kingdom|
|Picture format||16:9 576i SDTV|
|Owner|| Channel 5 Broadcasting Ltd UK |
ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia
|Launched||13 February 2018|
|Virgin Media||Channel 152|
| Sky |
|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.
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.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.
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