|Broadcast area||United Kingdom, Ireland|
|Picture format||16:9 576i SDTV|
|Owner||ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia|
|Launched||10 October 1998|
|Virgin Media (UK)||Channel 313|
|Virgin Media (Ireland)||Channel 704|
|Sky (UK & Ireland)||Channel 352|
|TalkTalk TV||Channel 539|
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