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List of former TV channels in the UK

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This is a list of channels that have shut down in the UK.

Contents

Analogue

EPG Number Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date Shutdown Notes
ATT British Satellite Broadcasting Sky Television/Sky Multichannels Analogue cable
N/A N/A N/A Bristol Channel Rediffusion 1975/03/14 Bristol only.[1]
N/A N/A N/A Cablevision Wellingborough Traders Television Relay 1975 Wellingborough only.
N/A N/A N/A Sheffield Cablevision British Relay Wireless 1977/01/02 Sheffield only.[1]
N/A N/A N/A Greenwich Television Greenwich Cablevision Ltd 1976 Greenwich only.
N/A N/A N/A Channel 40 Milton Keynes Development Corporation, Post Office Telecommunications 1979 Milton Keynes only. Replaced with Cable Radio Milton Keynes.[2]
N/A N/A N/A T.E.N. (The Entertainment Network) Rediffusion, Visionhire, Plessey, Rank Organisation 1985/06/02 Replaced with Mirrorvision.[3]
N/A N/A N/A Mirrorvision Mirror Group Newspapers 1986/04/01 Merged with Première.[4]
N/A N/A Music Box Virgin Vision 1987/01/30
N/A N/A N/A Star Channel British Telecommunications plc 1987 Merged with Première [5]
N/A N/A N/A Première Maxwell Communications Corporation, Goldcrest Films, HBO, Showtime 1989/07
N/A N/A The Arts Channel Sky Television plc 1989
N/A N/A N/A Now British Sky Broadcasting 1990/12/01 Replaced with Sky News.
N/A N/A N/A Galaxy British Sky Broadcasting 1990/12/02 Transponder space handed to Sky One
N/A N/A N/A The Power Station British Sky Broadcasting 1991/04/08 Transponder space handed to Sky Movies.
N/A N/A N/A The Comedy Channel British Sky Broadcasting 1992/09/30 Replaced with Sky Movies Gold.
N/A N/A N/A Sky Arts British Sky Broadcasting 1992/12/31
N/A N/A Screensport W H Smith & ESPN 1993/03/01 Merged with Eurosport.
N/A N/A Lifestyle W H Smith 1993
N/A N/A Lifestyle Satellite Jukebox W H Smith 1993
N/A N/A N/A Wire TV Mirror Television 1995 Replaced by L!VE TV.
N/A N/A N/A The Identity Channel BET Networks (Viacom) 1996 Financial difficulties.[6]
N/A N/A N/A TV Asia Dolphin Group 1997/01/01 Sold to Zee Entertainment Enterprises. Replaced with Zee TV.
N/A N/A N/A SelecTV SelecTV plc 1997/02 Sold to Carlton Communications. Replaced with Carlton Select.[7]
N/A N/A N/A Granada Talk TV Granada Sky Broadcasting (GSB) 1997/08/31
N/A N/A N/A Sky 2 British Sky Broadcasting 1997/08/31 Closed due to poor viewing figures.
N/A N/A N/A CMT Europe Gaylord Entertainment Company 1998/03/31 [8]
N/A N/A The Children's Channel United Artists Programming Ltd 1998/04/03
N/A N/A The Weather Channel IWP 1998/04 [9]
N/A N/A N/A Sky Scottish British Sky Broadcasting, SMG plc 1998/05/31
N/A N/A NBC Europe General Electric 1998
N/A N/A N/A Sky Soap British Sky Broadcasting 1999/04/30
N/A N/A N/A Home Video Channel Home Video Channel Ltd. 1999/06/30 Purchased Playboy TV UK/Benelux Ltd and in turn purchased by Playboy Enterprises. Replaced with The Adult Channel.[10]
N/A N/A N/A Swindon Cable NTL 2000/06/01 Swindon only.
N/A N/A TNT Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 2000/07/01 Replaced with Turner Classic Movies.
UHF 48 N/A N/A N/A Lanarkshire TV Thistle Technology Group Ltd 2001 Lanarkshire only.
N/A N/A N/A 3sat ZDF, ORF, SRG SSR idée suisse, ARD 2002
UHF 49 N/A N/A N/A Channel Six Dundee Channel 6 Broadcasting Ltd 2002 Dundee only. Financial difficulties.[11]
N/A N/A N/A Rai Uno RAI 2002
N/A N/A N/A Rai Due RAI 2002
N/A N/A N/A RTL Television RTL Group 2002
N/A N/A N/A Sat.1 ProSiebenSat.1 Media 2002
UHF 54 N/A N/A N/A TV12 TV12 ltd 2002 Isle of Wight only.
UHF 66 N/A N/A N/A Bristol TV TV Local 2003 Bristol only.
UHF 52 N/A N/A N/A Edinburgh Television Local Broadcasting Group 2003 Edinburgh only.
N/A N/A N/A Taunton TV TV Local 2003 Taunton only.
UHF 29 N/A N/A N/A Portsmouth TV MyTV Network Limited 2004/03/19 Portsmouth only.[12] Entered administration.
UHF 29/55 N/A N/A N/A Southampton TV MyTV Network Limited 2004/03/19 Southampton only. Entered administration.
UHF 33 N/A N/A Northants TV Midlands Cable TV 2004 Northampton only.
UHF 48 N/A N/A N/A Thistle TV Thistle Television Ltd 2005/05/17 Ceased broadcasting due to signal problems. Lanarkshire only.[13]
UHF 54 N/A N/A N/A Solent TV Island Volunteers Group 2007/05/24 Isle of Wight only. Nationally available on Sky.
N/A N/A N/A Hellenic TV Hellenic Broadcasting Corporation 2008/12/17
UHF 47/29/55 N/A N/A N/A Six TV Milestone Group 2009/04 Oxford and Southampton only. Failed to secure a guaranteed digital channel.[14]
UHF 49 N/A N/A N/A Capital TV Capital TV Ltd 2009 Cardiff only.[15]
N/A N/A N/A S4C Welsh Fourth Channel Authority 2010/03/31 Wales only. Replaced with S4C Digidol on digital platforms.[16]

Digital

Year

2000

EPG Number Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date Shutdown Notes
DTT Sky NTL Telewest
34 N/A N/A N/A Carlton Kids Carlton Communications plc 2000/02/01 Timeshared with Carlton World. Replaced with Discovery Kids.
34 N/A N/A N/A Carlton World Carlton Communications plc 2000/02/01 Timeshared with Carlton Kids. Replaced with Discovery Wings.
N/A 151 UK Arena UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Flextech) 2000/03/31 Relaunched as UK Drama.[17]
35 N/A N/A N/A Carlton Select Carlton Communications plc 2000/03 Closed due to poor viewing figures. Timeshared with Carlton Food Network.
45 N/A N/A N/A Games Channel 2000/06/08 Replaced with ONGames 1
N/A 688 N/A N/A Channel East 2000/07/23
N/A 823 N/A N/A B4U>Direct Digital Broadcasting Company & B4U 2000/08/01 Financial difficulties.
20 N/A N/A N/A ONDigital Information ONDigital 2000 (Summer/Autumn) Replaced with ONView
N/A 698 N/A N/A MBI MBI Minaj Broadcast International 2000/12/06

2001

EPG Number Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date Shutdown Notes
DTT Sky NTL Telewest
N/A 966 N/A N/A BBC Choice Northern Ireland BBC 2001/03/31
N/A 964 N/A N/A BBC Choice Scotland BBC 2001/03/31
N/A 965 N/A N/A BBC Choice Wales BBC 2001/03/31 Replaced with BBC 2W.
N/A N/A N/A 141 SceneOne Flextech 2001/03 Ceased broadcasting and repositioned as a T-commerce hub.[18]
N/A 441 611 MTV Extra MTV Networks Europe 2001/05/01 Replaced with MTV Hits.
47 N/A N/A N/A ONOffer ONdigital 2001 (Spring/Summer)
46 N/A N/A N/A ONGames 2 ONdigital 2001 (Spring/Summer)
45 N/A N/A N/A ONGames 1 ONdigital 2001/07/11 Replaced with Two Way TV
43 522 N/A N/A Simply Money Invest TV 2001/07/11 Replaced with Simply Shopping on Sky.
6 N/A 119 113 S2 SMG plc 2001/07/27 Replaced with ITV2 and ITV Sport Channel. Scotland only.
N/A 799 N/A N/A U>Direct film previews Digital Broadcasting Company 2001/07/31 Went into liquidation.[19]
N/A 800 - 827 N/A N/A U>Direct Digital Broadcasting Company 2001/07/31 Went into liquidation.[19]
N/A 432 N/A N/A U>Direct Sport Digital Broadcasting Company 2001/08/01 Went into liquidation.[19]
N/A N/A 725 N/A Lions TV Premium TV (NTL) 2001/08 Temporary channel for 2001 British Lions tour to Australia.
N/A 567 N/A N/A .tv British Sky Broadcasting 2001/09/02 Ceased broadcasting due to low audience ratings.
N/A 202 N/A N/A Liberty TV 2001/10/05 Replaced with Life TV
N/A 461 N/A N/A Whereits.at TV David Rose 2001/10/10 Financial difficulties.[20]
35 N/A 297 Taste CFN Carlton Communications plc 2001/11/30 Closed due to poor viewing figures.
46 N/A N/A N/A Two Way TV 2001/12/31
47 211 N/A N/A Wellbeing Granada & Boots Group 2001/12/31

2002

EPG Number Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date Shutdown Notes
DTT Sky NTL Telewest
6 N/A 117 N/A UTV2 UTV Media 2002/01/22 Replaced with ITV2. Northern Ireland only.
N/A 682 N/A N/A Asia 1 TV Reminiscent TV Network 2002/02/04 Financial difficulties.[21]
N/A 691 N/A N/A Lashkara TV Reminiscent TV Network 2002/02/04 Financial difficulties.[21]
N/A 683 N/A N/A Sonali TV Reminiscent TV Network 2002/02/06 Financial difficulties.[21]
N/A 683 N/A N/A UC Lanka UC Lanka Ltd 2002/02/21
N/A 692 N/A N/A Gurjari Reminiscent TV Network 2002/02/22 Financial difficulties.[21]
N/A 693 N/A N/A Cee (I) TV Reminiscent TV Network 2002/02/22 Financial difficulties.[21]
N/A 694 N/A N/A Anjuman TV Reminiscent TV Network 2002/02/22 Financial difficulties.[21]
16 N/A N/A N/A ITV Text + ITV Digital 2002/02
13 553 127 245 BBC Knowledge BBC 2002/03/02 Replaced with BBC Four and CBeebies.
19 633 634 867 Shop! Granada & Littlewoods 2002/04/08 Ceased broadcasting.
51 N/A N/A N/A ITV Select 1 ITV Digital 2002/04/22 Closed by ITV Digital after going into administration
52 N/A N/A N/A ITV Select 2 ITV Digital 2002/04/22 Closed by ITV Digital after going into administration
53 N/A N/A N/A ITV Select 3 ITV Digital 2002/04/22 Closed by ITV Digital after going into administration
54 N/A N/A N/A ITV Select 4 ITV Digital 2002/04/22 Closed by ITV Digital after going into administration
55 N/A N/A N/A ITV Select 5 ITV Digital 2002/04/22 Closed by ITV Digital after going into administration
31 136 114 283 Granada Breeze Granada Sky Broadcasting (GSB) 2002/04/30 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A 178 306 160 Tara Television Raidió Teilifís Éireann & United Pan-Europe Communications 2002/04/30 Ceased broadcasting and was wound up by the High Court in April, 2002.
98 N/A N/A N/A ITV Sport Select ITV Digital 2002/04 Closed by ITV Digital after going into administration
99 N/A N/A N/A ITV Sport Plus ITV Digital 2002/04 Closed by ITV Digital after going into administration
35 N/A N/A N/A ITV Digital Preview ITV Digital 2002/05/01 Removed after ITV Digital ceased broadcasting
47 N/A N/A N/A ITV Select Previews ITV Digital 2002/05/01 Removed after ITV Digital ceased broadcasting
50 N/A N/A N/A ITV Select Information ITV Digital 2002/05/01 Removed after ITV Digital ceased broadcasting
88 N/A N/A N/A ITV Digital Information ITV Digital 2002/05/01 Removed after ITV Digital ceased broadcasting
20 N/A N/A N/A ITV Sport Channel ITV Digital 2002/05/12 Removed after ITV Digital ceased broadcasting
N/A 673 N/A N/A Inspiration Network 2002/06/05 Financial difficulties.
N/A 516 N/A N/A The Money Channel Adam Faith and Paul Killik 2002/06 Ceased broadcasting due to financial difficulties.
N/A 576 N/A N/A Einstein.tv 2002/07/24 Financial difficulties.
N/A 464 N/A N/A Digital Classics TV 2002/08/08 Financial difficulties.
N/A 217 100 151 Play UK UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Flextech) 2002/09/30 Ceased broadcasting and replaced with UKTV History on 30 October 2002.
N/A 649 N/A N/A Home Shopping Europe 2002/10/01 Financial difficulties.
N/A 816 N/A N/A Sirasa TV 2002/10/28
N/A 657 N/A N/A Shop Aid TV 2002/10/31
N/A N/A N/A 625 Channel One Channel One Liverpool Ltd (DMGT) 2003 Liverpool only. Financial difficulties.[22]
N/A 434 N/A N/A F1 Digital + Formula One Management 2002/12 Ceased broadcasting due to financial difficulties.
N/A N/A N/A 801 Asianet Asianet Communications Limited 2002
N/A N/A 608 N/A BET on Jazz BET Networks (Viacom) 2002 Carriage agreement not renewed.
56 N/A N/A N/A For Adults Only 1 ITV Digital 2002
57 N/A N/A N/A For Adults Only 2 ITV Digital 2002
N/A N/A 118 N/A The Studio Universal Studios Networks & Premium TV (NTL) 2002

2003

EPG Number Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date Shutdown Notes
DTT Sky NTL Telewest
N/A 410 N/A N/A The Racing Channel The Racing Network International 2003/02/03 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A 193 803 N/A Channel Health 2003/02/05
7 115 126 111 BBC Choice BBC 2003/02/09 Replaced with BBC Three.
N/A 414 N/A N/A Go Barking Mad Gaming Insight 2003/02/19 Relaunched as Red Button Races.
N/A 253 N/A N/A Travel Channel 2 Travel Channel International Ltd. 2003/03/02 Sky EPG slot sold to Style Network.
N/A 644 N/A N/A Shop USA 2003/03/18
N/A 665 N/A N/A Chart Shop TV CSC Media Group 2003/03/20 Replaced with Video Vault.
N/A 952 N/A N/A CPD / Dental TV 2003/03/25
28 N/A 309 425 Carlton Cinema Carlton Communications plc 2003/03/31 Ceased broadcasting due failed contract negotiations for carriage on Sky.[23]
N/A 645 N/A N/A Simply Music Simply Media 2003/04/14 Poor viewing figures. Replaced with Simply Shopping +.
N/A 579 N/A N/A Simply Nature Simply Media 2003/04/14 Poor viewing figures.
N/A 262 N/A N/A Simply Nostalgia Simply Media 2003/04/14 Financial difficulties.
N/A 581 N/A N/A Simply Einstein Simply Media 2003/04/14 Poor viewing figures.
N/A 645 N/A N/A Simply Shopping + Simply Media 2003/05/01 Financial difficulties.
N/A 826 N/A N/A Simply Asian Simply Media 2003/05/01 Financial difficulties.
N/A 326 715 N/A FilmFour Extreme Channel Four Television Corporation 2003/05/05 Timeshared with FilmFour World. Replaced with FilmFour Weekly.[24]
N/A 325 716 N/A FilmFour World Channel Four Television Corporation 2003/05/05 Timeshared with FilmFour Extreme. Replaced with FilmFour Weekly.[24]
N/A 952 N/A N/A Automotive Channel 2003/05
N/A 414 N/A N/A Red Button Races 2003/06/18 Financial difficulties.
N/A 461 N/A N/A P-Rock 2003/06/24 Financial difficulties.
N/A 882 N/A N/A ART Europe Arab Radio and Television Network 2003/06/25 Replaced with MBC.
N/A 619 Toons and Tunes CSC Media Group 2003/06/26 Replaced with Pop.
N/A 305 708 405 Sky Movies Premier Widescreen British Sky Broadcasting 2003/06/03 Ceased broadcasting due to widescreen content being broadcast on all other Sky Movies channels.
52 N/A N/A N/A NTL Interactive NTL 2003 (Summer) MHEG electronic programme guide, with listings for ITV Digital channels.
22 N/A N/A N/A CBM CBM Media 2003/08 Channel never launched due to CBM failing to meet the contract launch conditions.[25]
N/A 814 N/A N/A Ekushey TV 2003/09/01 Licencing problems in Bangladesh.
N/A 247 N/A N/A MBE (Major Black Entertainment) 2003/09/03
N/A 244 903 732 CNX Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 2003/09/08 Replaced with Toonami.
N/A 774 N/A N/A Erotika 4 RHF Productions Ltd (Northern & Shell) 2003/10/16
N/A 775 N/A N/A Erotika 5 RHF Productions Ltd (Northern & Shell) 2003/10/16
N/A 776 N/A N/A Erotika 6 RHF Productions Ltd (Northern & Shell) 2003/10/16
N/A 689 N/A N/A TX1 2003/10/30
50 N/A N/A N/A FourText Intelfax 2003/12/16 Replaced with Teletext on 4.[26]
N/A 691 N/A N/A Mobile Crazy TV 2003/12/24 Financial difficulties.

2004

EPG Number Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date Shutdown Notes
DTT Sky NTL Telewest
N/A 772 N/A N/A Erotika 2 RHF Productions Ltd (Northern & Shell) 2004/02/02
N/A 773 N/A N/A Erotika 3 RHF Productions Ltd (Northern & Shell) 2004/02/02
N/A 771 N/A N/A Erotika 1 RHF Productions Ltd (Northern & Shell) 2004/03/01
N/A 564 137 225 UK Horizons UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Flextech) 2004/03/08 Replaced with UKTV Documentary and UKTV People.[27]
N/A 565 N/A 226 UK Horizons +1 UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Flextech) 2004/03/08 [27]
17 631 115 870 TV Travel Shop TV Travel Shop 2004/04/16 DTT allocation sold to Top Up TV. Sky EPG slot sold to iBuy.
N/A 632 633 N/A TV Travel Shop 2 TV Travel Shop 2004/04/16 Sky EPG slot sold to iBuy2.
N/A 669 N/A N/A Going Places TV My Travel plc 2004/05/06 Financial difficulties.[28]
N/A N/A N/A 933 Century Radio Capital Radio Group 2004/06/29 Removed in favour of national carriage of Century Digital. Gateshead regional headend only.
N/A 620 N/A N/A Pop Plus CSC Media Group 2004/07/27 Replaced with Tiny Pop.
N/A 844 N/A N/A Bollywood Films 2004/09/21 Low subscriber numbers
N/A 820 N/A N/A ART Movies Arab Radio and Television Network 2004/10/01 Low subscriber numbers
N/A 821 N/A N/A ART Music Arab Radio and Television Network 2004/10/01 Low subscriber numbers
N/A 822 N/A N/A MBC Arab Radio and Television Network 2004/10/01 Low subscriber numbers
N/A 425 N/A N/A iSports TV Digital Interactive Television Group 2004/10/06 Sky EPG slot bought by Channel 425.
N/A 663 N/A N/A Factory Outlet Eagle Road Studios Limited 2004/10/08 Replaced with Gems TV
N/A 118 101 128 Plus Granada Sky Broadcasting 2004/11/01 Closed down by ITV plc and GSB as part of a deal to carry ITV3 on Sky. Replaced with ITV3.
N/A 660 924 N/A Auction World.tv Auctionworld Ltd 2004/11/19 License revoked by Ofcom.[29]
N/A 649 N/A N/A Chase-it.tv Auctionworld Ltd 2004/11/19 License revoked by Ofcom.[30]
N/A 238 N/A N/A Bonanza 2004/12/06 Replaced with Majestic TV.
N/A 656 N/A N/A Shop Smart Shop Smart Television Ltd 2004/12/11 License revoked by Ofcom.[31]

2005

EPG Number Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date Shutdown Notes
DTT Sky NTL Telewest
N/A 413 811 525 Eurosport News TF1 Group 2005/01/10 Replaced with Eurosport 2.
N/A 211 N/A N/A ACTV 2005/02/14
36 N/A N/A N/A Top Up TV Sampler Top Up TV 2005/02 Replaced with Xtraview.
N/A 428 N/A N/A TWC Re:Loaded The Wrestling Channel Ltd. 2005/03/21 Bought by CSC Media Group. Replaced with Movies 333.[32]
56 N/A N/A N/A Teletext TV Guide Teletext Ltd. 2005/03/23 Replaced with Teletext Cars
N/A 663 N/A N/A Snatch It! Eagle Road Studios Limited 2005/05/12 Replaced with Gems TV 2.
N/A 793 N/A N/A SAB TV Sri Adhikari Brothers Television Network Limited 2005/05 Purchased by Sony Pictures Entertainment. Sky EPG slot given to MATV National.[33]
N/A 686 N/A N/A txt me 2005/07/01 Replaced with The Soundtrack Channel.
N/A N/A 770 N/A Boro TV NTL 2005/07 Teesside only.
N/A N/A 771 N/A Boro TV Extra NTL 2005/07 Teesside only.
36 N/A N/A N/A Xtraview Top Up TV 2005/08/31 Space revoked by Channel 4 to launch More 4.
N/A 211 N/A N/A ACTV 2005/02/14
N/A 696 N/A N/A Exchange & Mart TV 2005/08/08
N/A 180 N/A N/A You TV 3 Trustar Global Media 2005/09/06 Relaunched as You TV 2 Extra.
N/A 898 N/A N/A Big Blue Radio Chelsea F.C. 2005/09/14
N/A 259 N/A N/A Unlimited TV 2005/09/30 Replaced with The Audi Channel.
N/A 823 N/A N/A LBC Europe Lebanese Broadcasting Corporation 2005/10/01 Low subscriber numbers.
N/A 247 N/A N/A Classics TV 2005/10/10 Replaced with Dove Vision.
81 525 617 617 ITV News Channel ITV plc 2005/12/23 Ceased broadcasting. Replaced with ITV4 and CITV.

2006

EPG Number Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date Shutdown Notes
DTT Sky NTL:Telewest
N/A 336 N/A Matinee Movies sit-up Ltd 2006/01/31 Bought by Dolphin Broadcast Services Ltd. Replaced with Movies4Men.
N/A 339 N/A Bad Movies sit-up Ltd 2006/01/31 Bought by Dolphin Broadcast Services Ltd. Replaced with ACTIONMAX.
N/A 172 N/A Game Network Cellcast Group 2006/02/20 Replaced with Babestation.
N/A 214 N/A L!VE TV Mirror Group Newspapers 2006/02/28 Replaced with Babeworld.
N/A 364 345 The Amp CSC Media Group 2006/03/01 Replaced with Bliss
N/A 425 N/A Channel 425 William Hill plc & YooMedia 2006/03/06 Relaunched as Channel 854.
N/A 602 614 Cartoon Network + Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 2006/03/06 Replaced with original version of Cartoon Network Too on 24 April,
2006 and then to Cartoonito on 24 May 2007.
N/A 277 N/A London TV Visit London 2006/03/14 Replaced with Celebrity Shopping.
N/A 613 698/726 Toon Disney Disney-ABC Television Group 2006/03/16 Replaced with Disney Cinemagic
N/A 541 N/A UKTV People +1 UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Flextech) 2006/04/18 Replaced with UKTV Drama +1 on 2 May 2006.
N/A 0132 871 PrimeTime Radio Roger De Haan 2006/06/02 Ex-NTL only.
N/A 852 N/A Quiz TV Quiz TV Limited 2006/06/23
106 N/A N/A YooPlay Games YooMedia 2006/07/18 Replaced with Virgin Radio.
N/A 325 715 FilmFour Weekly Channel Four Television Corporation 2006/07/19 Ceased broadcasting when the subscription service ended. Ex-NTL only.[34]
N/A 672 N/A GDTV One TV plc 2006/07 Financial difficulties.[35]
N/A 667 N/A One TV One TV plc 2006/07 Financial difficulties.[35] License revoked by Ofcom.[36]
N/A 346 172/315 VH2 MTV Networks Europe 2006/08/01 Replaced with MTV Flux.
N/A 202 141 Trouble Reload Flextech 2006/09/09 Replaced with Trouble +1.
N/A 123 154 Player Flextech 2006/09/28 Relaunched as Bravo 2.[37]
N/A 841 N/A Avago YooMedia 2006/10/04 Replaced with Gala TV.
N/A 339 N/A ACTIONMAX Dolphin Broadcast Services Ltd 2006/10/09 Replaced with Movies4Men 2.
505 N/A N/A Five HD Channel 5 Broadcasting (RTL Group) 2006/11/30 Crystal Palace only.
N/A 0113 961 Century Digital GMG Radio 2006/12/14 Station sold to GMG Radio, EPG slots retained by GCap Media and reused for theJazz.[38]

2007

EPG Number Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date Shutdown Notes
DTT Sky Virgin Media
N/A 854 N/A Channel 854 William Hill plc & YooMedia 2007/01/03
N/A 916 N/A Look4Love Television Concepts Limited 2007/01 License revoked by Ofcom.[39]
N/A 918 N/A Look 4 Love 2 Television Concepts Limited 2007/01 License revoked by Ofcom.[40]
N/A 638 N/A Price Busters TV MK Promotions 2007/02/22
N/A 681 N/A Price Busters TV 2 MK Promotions 2007/02/22
N/A 524 221 Discovery Wings Discovery Networks UK 2007/02/28 Replaced with Discovery Turbo.
N/A 615 721 Discovery Kids Discovery Networks UK 2007/02/28 Replaced with Discovery Turbo.
N/A 528 228/231 Adventure One NGC-UK Partnership (National Geographic Society/Fox International Channels) 2007/03/01 Replaced with National Geographic Wild.
43 N/A N/A Top Up TV Promo Top Up TV 2007/03/01 Replaced with Setanta Sports 1.
N/A 659 N/A EeZee tv eeZee tv Limited 2007/03/03 Replaced with JML Direct TV
107 N/A N/A Top Up TV Active Top Up TV 2007/03/05
31 856 N/A ITV Play ITV plc 2007/03/13 Ceased broadcasting due to phone in scam scandal.
N/A 193 N/A Rapture TV Rapture Television PLC 2007/03/19 Ceased broadcasting on Sky following EPG dispute. Currently an on-line Internet channel.
724 N/A N/A 3C EMAP 2007/03/24
102 N/A N/A Teletext Cars Teletext Ltd. 2007/04/02
N/A 330 N/A More 24 NBC Universal Global Networks 2007/04/02 Replaced with Movies 24 +.
N/A 929 AoD Red Hot Climax RHF Productions Ltd (Northern and Shell) 2007/04/03
N/A 931 N/A Red Hot Reality RHF Productions Ltd (Northern and Shell) 2007/04/03
N/A 849 N/A The Daily Quiz! Big Game TV 2007/04/25 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A 840 N/A The Great Big British Quiz Play To Win TV 2007/05/04 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A 483 N/A PremPlus HD British Sky Broadcasting 2007/05/06 Match rights transferred to Setanta Sports and ceased broadcasting. Replaced with Sky Sports HDX.
N/A 602 732 Toonami Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 2007/05/24 Replaced with new version of Cartoon Network Too along with launch of Cartoonito.
N/A 219 N/A Solent TV Island Volunteers Group 2007/05/24
N/A 483 N/A Sky Sports HDX British Sky Broadcasting 2007/05/26 Temporary channel.
N/A 631 N/A IBuy IAC/HSN 2007/05/28 Ceased broadcasting. Replaced with JML Direct TV.
N/A 632 N/A IBuy 2 IAC/HSN 2007/05/28 Ceased broadcasting. Replaced with Shop Now TV.
N/A 217 N/A Quiznation Optimistic Entertainment 2007/05/31 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A 0112 923 Core Radio GCap Media 2007/07/03 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A 0174 925 Chill GCap Media 2007/07/03 Ceased broadcasting.[41] Returned on 3 November 2008.
N/A 0175 960 Capital Disney GCap Media 2007/07/29 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A 890 Info Zone Virgin Media 2007/08/14 Replaced with PIN Protection Help. Ex-Telewest only.
N/A 135 N/A Life TV Life TV Media 2007/08/20 Ceased broadcasting for Channel 4 +1.
N/A 136 N/A Life 24 Life TV Media 2007/08/20 Ceased broadcasting for Channel 4 +1.
N/A 137 N/A Life Showcase TV Life TV Media 2007/08/20 Ceased broadcasting for Channel 4 +1.
N/A 194 N/A BEN 2 Greener Technology Limited 2007/08/28
N/A 480 501 PremPlus British Sky Broadcasting 2007/09/11 Match rights transferred to Setanta Sports and ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A 502 PremPlus 2 British Sky Broadcasting 2007/09/11 Match rights transferred to Setanta Sports and ceased broadcasting. Ex-NTL only.
15 170 161 ABC1 Disney-ABC Television Group 2007/09/26 Ceased broadcasting. Replaced with Playhouse Disney + on 30 October 2007 on Sky.
20 153 122 Ftn Virgin Media Television 2007/10/01 Channel was relaunched and revamped as Virgin 1 on 1 October 2007.
N/A 154 123 Ftn +1 Virgin Media Television 2007/10/01 Channel was relaunched and revamped as Virgin 1 +1 on 1 October 2007.
729 0208 N/A Radio Music Shop Somethin' Else 2007/10/05
19 269 263 UKTV Bright Ideas UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Virgin Media) 2007/10/14 Timeshared with Dave +1 and now Dave +1 uses UKTV Bright Ideas hours.
N/A 522 217 Discovery Civilisation Discovery Networks UK 2007/11/01 Replaced with Discovery Knowledge.[42]
N/A 377 N/A MinX CSC Media Group 2007/11/22 Replaced with NME TV.
N/A 924 AoD Red Hot Wives RHF Productions Ltd (Northern and Shell) 2007/11/22 Replaced with Red Hot Girl Girl on Sky.
N/A N/A 120 Virgin Central 2 Virgin Media Television 2007/12/11 Ceased broadcasting. Replaced with VTV Music On Demand.
N/A 359 350 Classic FM TV GCap Media 2007/12/11 Ceased broadcasting. Replaced with Omusic TV on Sky.
N/A 180 N/A Red TV TV Legal Limited 2007/12/17 Replaced with Brit Hits.
N/A 192 N/A MKTV Jawad Siddiqui 2007/12/21 Financial difficulties.
N/A 652 N/A Vector 24/7 Vector Direct 2007/12/27 Replaced with JML Choice
N/A 656 N/A Shop Vector + Vector Direct 2007/12/27 Replaced with JML Innovation
N/A 423 N/A The Golf Channel JJB Sports 2007/12/31 Ceased broadcasting. Sky EPG slot bought by Setanta.
N/A 677 N/A Deal TV Deal TV Ltd 2007 [43]

2008

EPG Number Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date Shutdown Notes
DTT Freesat Sky Virgin Media
N/A N/A N/A 832 Leonardo Sitcom Group 2008/01/07 Ex-Telewest only.
N/A N/A 204 N/A OBE TV +1 OBE TV Ltd 2008/01/08 OBE TV's Sky EPG slot sold to DMAX, OBE TV moved to 204.
N/A N/A 855 N/A Quiz Call Ostrich Media (owned by iTouch) 2008/01/08 Ceased broadcasting before moving to Channel 5.
717 N/A 0127 N/A Oneword Radio UBC Media 2008/01/11 Financial problems.
N/A N/A 663 N/A Vinappris Vinappris Limited 2008/01/11
N/A N/A 427 N/A TWC Fight! The Wrestling Channel Ltd. 2008/01/14 Bought by TFN Global Inc. Replaced rebranded as The Fight Network.
N/A N/A 346 325 MTV Flux MTV Networks Europe 2008/02/01 Replaced with MTV ONE +1.
N/A N/A 632 N/A JML Direct 2 JML Direct Limited 2008/02/07 Replaced with JML Lifestyle.
N/A N/A 657 N/A JML Extra JML Direct Limited 2008/02/07 Replaced with JML Solutions.
N/A N/A 357 N/A B4 CSC Media Group 2008/03/26 Replaced with Flava.
N/A N/A 0202 953 Virgin Radio Groove SMG plc 2008/04/17 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A 549 N/A Discovery Channel +1.5 Discovery Networks UK 2008/04/21 Replaced with Discovery Science +1.
N/A N/A N/A AoD/482 Red Hot Asians RHF Productions Ltd (Northern and Shell) 2008/04/22 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A 205 N/A FX +1 Fox International Channels (News Corporation) 2008/04/28 Replaced with FX HD.
N/A N/A 819 N/A Sahara Filmy Sahara One Media and Entertainment Limited 2008/04/24 Sky EPG slot sold to SAB TV.[44]
N/A N/A 627 N/A POP +1 CSC Media Group 2008/05/19 Replaced with Kix!.
N/A N/A 367 N/A Flaunt +1 CSC Media Group 2008/06/04 Replaced with Pop Girl +1.
N/A N/A 363 N/A Bliss +1 CSC Media Group 2008/06/11 Capacity used for AnimeCentral/Showcase TV.
N/A N/A 186 N/A Life One Life TV Media 2008/06/16 Suddenly went off air. Replaced with Life.
N/A N/A 654 & 678 758 Price Crash Price Crash TV Ltd 2008/06/17 Entered administration.[45]
N/A N/A 270 N/A Performance Channel Eicom PLC 2008/07/01 Ceased broadcasting after nearly 25 years on air.
18 N/A 360 330 The Hits Box Television (Bauer Group/Channel Four Television Corporation) 2008/08/15 Replaced with 4Music.
N/A N/A 199 N/A AnimeCentral CSC Media Group 2008/08/27 Replaced with Showcase TV.
N/A N/A 946 AoD Red Hot Raw RHF Productions Ltd (Northern and Shell) 2008/08/28 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A 947 N/A Red Hot Viewers RHF Productions Ltd (Northern and Shell) 2008/08/28 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A 667 N/A JML Solutions JML Direct Limited 2008/09/06 Replaced with JML CookShop.
N/A N/A 887 N/A Applause Canis Media 2008/09/08 Replaced with Nigeria Movies.
N/A N/A 260 N/A Performance Mainstreet Eicom PLC 2008/09/10 Replaced with Rock on TV.
N/A N/A 888 N/A Awareness TV Canis Media 2008/09/15 Replaced with Ocean Finance.
N/A N/A 258 N/A UKTV Style 2 UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Virgin Media) 2008/09/15 Ceased broadcasting to make way for Watch.
N/A N/A 666 N/A JML Innovation JML Direct Limited 2008/09/23 Replaced with JML BeautyShop.
N/A N/A 911 N/A Playboy One Playboy Enterprises 2008/10/01 Replaced with Paul Raymond TV.
N/A N/A 257 N/A Sky Arts +1 British Sky Broadcasting 2008/10/20 Replaced with Sky Arts 2.
N/A N/A 0113 961 TheJazz Global Radio 2008/11/03 Replaced with Chill.
N/A N/A 204 N/A Pulse +1 Portland Interactive Ltd 2008/11/09 Replaced with HiTV.
N/A N/A 375 N/A Scuzz +1 CSC Media Group 2008/11/21 Ceased broadcasting. Sky EPG slot bought by NHK World TV.
N/A N/A 207 N/A Pulse +30 mins Portland Interactive Ltd 2008/11/24 Ceased broadcasting. Sky EPG slot bought by OBE TV.
N/A N/A 272 N/A The Baby Channel Simply Media 2008/11/24 Replaced with Simply Movies.
N/A N/A 547 N/A The Business Channel LITV Limited 2008/11/20 Went bankrupt.
721 N/A 0182 N/A Mojo Radio Bauer Radio 2008/11/30
104 N/A N/A N/A Teletext on 4 Teletext Ltd. 2008/11/ Replaced with 1-2-1 Dating.
N/A 251 427 N/A The Fight Network TFN Global Inc 2008/12/01 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A 456 N/A SportsXchange SportsXchange PLC 2008/12/17 Ceased broadcasting due to financial difficulties.

2009

EPG Number Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date Shutdown Notes
DTT Freesat Sky Virgin Media
N/A N/A 0141 N/A Raaj Radio Subrung Broadcasting Ltd. 2009/01/07 [46]
42 N/A 196 N/A Nuts tv Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 2009/01/15 Replaced with CNN International on Freeview [47]
N/A N/A 210 N/A Nuts tv +1 Turner Broadcasting System Europe (Time Warner) 2009/01/15 [47]
N/A N/A 279 N/A Discovery Travel & Living +1 Discovery Networks UK 2009/01/20 Replaced with Investigation Discovery.
N/A 411 274 N/A Overseas Property TV MRI Media Ltd. 2009/01/27
N/A N/A 264 N/A Wine TV Wine Network Inc. 2009/01/21 Ceased broadcasting due to a technical problem.
N/A N/A 0195 N/A Radio Tatras International Radio Tatras Int Ltd 2009/01/25
N/A N/A 653 N/A TV Warehouse JML Direct Limited 2009/02/02 Replaced with JML Home & DIY
N/A N/A 661 N/A TV Warehouse 2 JML Direct Limited 2009/02/02 Replaced with Shop Now TV
N/A N/A 173 160 Trouble +1 Virgin Media Television 2009/02/05 Replaced with Living2 +1.[48]
N/A N/A 964 N/A Pulse Portland Interactive Ltd 2009/02/10 Replaced with Dirty Talk.
N/A 503 379 N/A Bubble Hits Creative Sounds Limited 2009/02/13 Ceased broadcasting due to financial difficulties.[49]
N/A N/A 379 N/A Bubble Hits Ireland Creative Sounds Limited 2009/02/13 Ceased broadcasting due to financial difficulties.[49]
N/A N/A 0213 N/A PRL 24 PRL 24 Ltd 2009/03/01 Sky EPG slot bought by Asian Star Radio.[50]
N/A N/A 253 N/A Travel Channel 2 Travel Channel International Ltd. 2009/03/02 Ceased broadcasting. Sky EPG slot bought by The Style Network.
N/A N/A 666 N/A JML BeautyShop JML Direct Limited 2009/03/02 Replaced with JML Lifestyle
N/A N/A 340 N/A G2 Family G2 Family Limited 2009/03/04
N/A N/A 242 274 Discovery Real Time Extra Discovery Networks UK 2009/03/20 Replaced with Discovery Shed.
N/A N/A 448 N/A Arsenal Replay Arsenal F.C./Setanta Sports/Input Media 2009/03/27 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A 262 N/A Real Estate TV Fox International Channels (News Corporation) 2009/04/01 Ceased broadcasting. Sky EPG slot bought by Chello Zone.[51]
N/A N/A 263 N/A Real Estate TV +1 Fox International Channels (News Corporation) 2008/04/01 Ceased broadcasting. Sky EPG slot bought by Chello Zone.[51]
N/A N/A 172 159 Trouble Virgin Media Television 2009/04/01 Replaced with Living +2.[52]
N/A N/A 213 N/A Young@Heart PrimeTime TV Ltd 2009/04/01 Replaced with Elite TV.
N/A N/A 0213 N/A Asian Star Radio TV Legal Limited 2009/04/03 [53]
N/A N/A 840 N/A Brit Hits TV Legal Limited 2009/04/13 Replaced with Sikh Channel.[54]
N/A N/A 454 N/A AH TV Arsenal F.C./Setanta Sports/Input Media 2009/04/28 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A N/A 980 PPV Event Virgin Media 2009/04/28 Unavailable in some ex-NTL areas.
N/A N/A 838 N/A Jaagran Zee Entertainment Enterprises 2009/04/30 Ceased broadcasting. Sky EPG slot bought by Punjjabi TV.
N/A N/A 811 N/A Zee Gujarati Zee Entertainment Enterprises 2009/05/01 Ceased broadcasting.[55]
N/A N/A 0145 N/A Club Asia Club Asia (London) Ltd. 2009/05/08 Poor viewing figures.[56]
49 N/A N/A N/A Netplay TV Netplay TV Broadcasting Limited 2009/05/13 Replaced with Rocks & Co. on Freeview
N/A N/A 674 N/A JJB Sports TV Sports Shop Ltd. 2009/05/15 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A 248 267 UKTV Gardens UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Virgin Media) 2009/05/19 Replaced with Really.[57]
N/A N/A 920 481 Red Hot Just 18 RHF Productions Ltd (Northern and Shell) 2009/05/21 Replaced with Viewers Wives.
N/A N/A 0215 N/A Zee Radio Zee Entertainment Enterprises 2009/06/01 Removed by Zee.[58]
N/A 308 341 N/A Simply Movies Simply Media Ltd 2009/06/15 Focusing on programme production and distribution.[59]
N/A N/A 0161 921 The Arrow Global Radio 2009/06/22
N/A N/A 962 N/A Bedroom TV Telecoms TV 2009/06/22 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A 418 518 Setanta Sports News Virgin Media Television & Setanta Sports 2009/06/23 Ceased broadcasting due to Setanta Sports GB going into administration.[60]
N/A N/A 424 539 Setanta Sports 2 Setanta Sports 2009/06/23 Ceased broadcasting due to Setanta Sports GB going into administration.[60]
N/A N/A 429 543 Setanta Golf Setanta Sports 2009/06/23 Ceased broadcasting due to Setanta Sports GB going into administration. Sky EPG slot bought by ESPN.[60]
N/A N/A 436 540 Celtic TV Setanta Sports 2009/06/23 Ceased broadcasting due to Setanta Sports GB going into administration.[61]
N/A N/A 438 541 Rangers TV Setanta Sports 2009/06/23 Ceased broadcasting due to Setanta Sports GB going into administration.[62]
N/A N/A 437 N/A Setanta Commercial Setanta Sports 2009/06/23 Ceased broadcasting due to Setanta Sports GB going into administration.[60]
N/A N/A 957 N/A Live XXX Ghana Development Foundation 2009/06/26 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A 401 267 N/A Wedding TV +1 Wedding TV Limited 2009/07/01 Replaced with Wedding TV Asia.[63]
N/A 142 N/A N/A BET HD Viacom 2009/07/04 Temporary channel.[64]
N/A N/A 684 N/A Tron Direct 2 Tron Direct Limited 2009/07/08 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A 960 N/A Chat Back Go Ape TV Limited 2009/07/09 Ceased broadcasting. Sky EPG slot reused for Live 960.
N/A N/A 281 N/A Monte Carlo TV Digital Television Production Company Limited 2009/07/28 Sky EPG slot bought by LA Muscle TV.
N/A N/A 330 N/A AIT Movistar Africa Independent Television 2009/07/28 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A 630 N/A Nicktoonsters Nickelodeon UK (MTV Networks Europe/British Sky Broadcasting) 2009/07/31 Replaced with Nicktoons Replay.[65]
N/A 451 884 N/A Audi Channel Volkswagen Group 2009/08/01 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A 188 N/A Showcase TV CSC Media Group 2009/08/03 Replaced with True Entertainment.
N/A N/A 794 N/A DW-TV Europe ARD 2009/08/03 Carriage agreement expired. Remains FTA on other satellites.
N/A N/A 435 542 Arsenal TV Arsenal F.C./Input Media/Setanta Sports 2009/08/07 Ceased broadcasting due to Setanta Sports GB going into administration.[66]
N/A 662 828 N/A 9X INX Network 2009/08/11 Merged with 9XM. Sky EPG slot bought by Ummah Channel.[67]
32 N/A N/A N/A SmileTV Cellcast Group 2009/08/20
N/A N/A 433 N/A Racing World Racing Post 2009/08/24 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A 662 N/A JML Choice JML Direct Limited 2009/09/04 Replaced with JML Active
N/A N/A 186 N/A Life All Entertainment Limited 2009/09/15 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A 331 N/A World Movies TV Rapid Eye Motion Ltd. 2009/09/17 Ceased broadcasting.
N/A N/A 961 N/A Just4Us Just4Us TV Limited 2009/09/22 Ceased broadcasting. Sky EPG slot bought by Climax3 - 3.
N/A N/A 167 N/A Information TV 2 Information TV 2009/10/01 Sky EPG slot bought by Quest. Returned in February 2010 as Showcase.
N/A N/A 935 N/A Skincity TVX Europe Limited 2009/10/01 Sky EPG slot reused by Portland TV for PrimeTime PPV.
N/A N/A 795 N/A TVE Internacional Televisión Española 2009/10/02 [68]
N/A N/A 879 N/A Cupid TV Tanla Solutions Ltd 2009/10/05
N/A N/A 838 N/A Punjjabi TV World Media Connect 2009/10/09 Ceased broadcasting due to a technical problem. Sky EPG slot bought by Madani Channel.[69][70]
N/A N/A 0212 N/A Hot Digital Radio Hot Digital Ltd 2009/10/13
N/A N/A 837 N/A AT Global Network AT Global Ltd 2009/10/16 Sky EPG slot bought by Fast TV.[71][72]
N/A N/A 905 N/A Filth Northern and Shell 2009/10/23 Sky EPG slot reused for Red Hot Mums.
21 N/A 358 313 TMF MTV Networks Europe 2009/10/26 Replaced with VIVA.[73]
N/A N/A N/A 931 102.5 Clyde 1 Bauer Radio 2009/10/29 Ex-Telewest, Uddingston regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 931 Hallam FM Bauer Radio 2009/10/29 Ex-Telewest, Barnsley regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 932 97.3 Forth One Bauer Radio 2009/10/29 Ex-Telewest, Edinburgh and Uddingston regional headends only.
N/A N/A N/A 932 Magic 999 Bauer Radio 2009/10/29 Ex-Telewest, Preston regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 932 Metro Radio Bauer Radio 2009/10/29 Ex-Telewest, Gateshead regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 932 Radio City 96.7 Bauer Radio 2009/10/29 Ex-Telewest, Knowsley regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 933 96.3 Radio Aire Bauer Radio 2009/10/29 Ex-Telewest, Barnsley regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 933 97.4 Rock FM Bauer Radio 2009/10/29 Ex-Telewest, Knowsley and Preston regional headends only.
N/A N/A N/A 933 Real Radio GMG Radio 2009/10/29 Ex-Telewest, Edinburgh and Uddingston regional headends only.
N/A N/A N/A 934 TFM Radio Bauer Radio 2009/10/29 Ex-Telewest, Gateshead regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 935 Magic 1152 Bauer Radio 2009/10/29 Ex-Telewest, Gateshead regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 936 Tay FM Bauer Radio 2009/10/29 Ex-Telewest, Edinburgh regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 937 The Pulse of West Yorkshire UTV Radio 2009/10/29 Ex-Telewest, Barnsley regional headend only.
N/A N/A 670 N/A Gems TV 3 Gems TV UK Ltd. 2009/11/02
N/A N/A 262 N/A  ? TV Chello Zone 2009/11/09 EPG slot reused for Food Network
N/A N/A 263 N/A  ? TV +1 Chello Zone 2009/11/09 EPG slot reused for Food Network +1
N/A 136 146 148 Zone Reality Chello Zone 2009/11/16 Replaced with CBS Reality.[74]
N/A N/A 147 N/A Zone Reality +1 Chello Zone 2009/11/16 Replaced with CBS Reality +1.[74]
N/A 135 149 N/A Zone Romantica Chello Zone 2009/11/16 Replaced with CBS Drama.[74]
N/A 137 148 N/A Zone Thriller Chello Zone 2009/11/16 Replaced with CBS Action.[74]
N/A N/A 647 N/A Travel Deals Direct Travel Channel International Ltd. 2009/11/30 EPG slot bought by Rocks TV.[75]
N/A N/A N/A 943 Radio City 96.7 Orion Media (Lloyds TSB Development Capital/Phil Riley) 2009/11/30 Ex-Telewest, Perry Barr (Witton) and Wolverhampton regional headends only.
N/A N/A N/A 964 96.4FM BRMB Orion Group (Lloyds TSB Development Capital/Phil Riley) 2009/11/30 Ex-Telewest, Perry Barr (Witton) and Wolverhampton regional headends only.
103 N/A N/A N/A Teletext Casino Teletext Ltd. 2009/12/01
N/A N/A 883 N/A Open Access Open Access Group 2009/12/03 EPG slot bought by Renault TV.
N/A 726 0200 951 Absolute Xtreme TIML Radio Limited 2009/12/04 Replaced with Absolute 80s.[76]
N/A N/A N/A 930 Pulse FM 2009/12/07 Ex-Telewest, Basildon regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 933 Heart Essex Global Radio 2009/12/07 Ex-Telewest, Basildon regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 935 Heart Bristol Global Radio 2009/12/07 Ex-Telewest, Aztec West regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 936 Heart Gloucestershire Global Radio 2009/12/07 Ex-Telewest, Aztec West regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 941 Brunel Classic Gold Global Radio 2009/12/07 Ex-Telewest, Aztec West regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 963 Heart Kent Global Radio 2009/12/07 Ex-Telewest, Basildon regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 974 Red Dragon FM Global Radio 2009/12/07 Ex-Telewest, Aztec West regional headend only.
N/A N/A 672 N/A Teletext Holidays TV Teletext Ltd. 2009/12/10 EPG slot reused by Teletext for Rabbit Chat (879)
N/A N/A 0171 N/A Fun Kids Folder Media 2009/12/16
N/A N/A 829 N/A 9XM INX Network 2009/12/24 Sky EPG slot bought by Colors.[77]
N/A N/A 837 N/A Fast TV Fast TV Ltd 2009/12/31 [78]

2010

EPG Number Channel name Owner/parent company at the time Date Shutdown Notes
DTT Freesat Sky Virgin Media
N/A N/A 956 N/A LA Babes Advanced Media Limited 2010/01/04 Sky EPG slot bought by Cream.
N/A N/A 745 - 749 N/A Sky Box Office British Sky Broadcasting 2010/01/05
N/A N/A 938 - 942 N/A 18 Plus Movies British Sky Broadcasting 2010/01/05
N/A N/A 907 N/A Friendly TV Telecoms TV Limited 2010/01/06 Sky EPG slot bought by Dirty Talk.
N/A N/A 963 N/A HBW TV Renson Media Ltd 2010/01/07
N/A N/A N/A 930 BBC Radio Sheffield BBC 2010/01/11 Ex-Telewest, Barnsley regional headend only.
N/A N/A N/A 937 BBC Radio Leeds BBC 2010/01/11 Ex-Telewest, Barnsley regional headend only.
N/A N/A 270 N/A SA Direct Southern Africa Direct 2010/01/14 Sky EPG slot bought by Takbeer TV.[79]
N/A N/A 0161 N/A ILM Radio UK Asia Media Solutions Ltd 2010/01/14
310 N/A N/A N/A TopUp Anytime 4 Top Up TV 2010/01/19
45 N/A N/A N/A National Lottery Xtra Camelot Group 2010/02/01
N/A N/A N/A 930 BBC Radio Newcastle BBC 2010/02/04 Ex-Telewest, Gateshead regional headend only.[80]
N/A N/A N/A 931 BBC Tees BBC 2010/02/04 Ex-Telewest, Gateshead regional headend only.[80]
N/A N/A 937 N/A SportxxxWives Satellite Entertainment Limited 2010/02/08
N/A N/A 879 N/A Rabbit Chat Teletext Ltd. 2010/02/23
N/A N/A 651 N/A Ideal World 2 Ideal Shopping Direct plc 2010/03/03 Replaced with Ideal Extra.[81]
N/A N/A 668 N/A Ideal World 3 Ideal Shopping Direct plc 2010/03/03 Replaced with Ideal and More.[81]
N/A N/A 344 N/A Nigeria Movies Canis Media 2010/03/05 Replaced with FOBO Movies.
N/A N/A N/A 945 BBC Radio Shropshire BBC 2010/03/07 Ex-Telewest, Perry Barr (Witton) and Wolverhampton regional headends only.[80]
N/A N/A N/A 946 BBC WM BBC 2010/03/07 Ex-Telewest, Perry Barr (Witton) and Wolverhampton regional headends only.[80]
N/A N/A 202 N/A NTA International Nigerian Television Authority 2010/03/09
N/A N/A N/A 118 Virgin Central Virgin Media Television 2010/03/11 Continues on demand.
N/A N/A 207 N/A OBE TV OBE TV Ltd 2010/03/12 Returned on 22 July 2010.
N/A N/A 376 N/A Flaunt CSC Media Group 2010/03/17 Replaced with Dance Nation TV.[82]
N/A N/A N/A 931 BBC Radio Kent BBC 2010/03/18 Ex-Telewest, Basildon regional headend only.[80]
N/A N/A N/A 938 BBC Radio Bristol BBC 2010/03/24 Ex-Telewest, Aztec West regional headend only.[80]
N/A N/A N/A 939 BBC Radio Gloucestershire BBC 2010/03/24 Ex-Telewest, Aztec West regional headend only.[80]
N/A N/A 378 N/A Rockworld TV Carnaby Media 2010/03/29 Sky EPG slot bought by Lava.[83]
N/A N/A N/A 930 BBC Radio Lancashire BBC 2010/03 Ex-Telewest, Preston regional headend only.[80]
N/A N/A N/A 930 BBC Radio Merseyside BBC 2010/03 Ex-Telewest, Knowsley regional headend only.[80]
N/A 450 178 280 Men & Motors ITV Digital Channels Ltd (ITV plc) 2010/04/01 Replaced with ITV1 HD.[84]
N/A N/A 581 279 GOD Europe The Angel Foundation 2010/04/01 Merged with GOD Channel. Sky EPG slot bought by Revelation TV.[85][86]
N/A N/A 592 N/A Genesis Revelation TV Ltd 2010/04/08 Programmes moved to Revelation TV.
N/A N/A 201 N/A The Unexplained Channel Monster Pictures 2010/04/21 Sky EPG slot bought by Showcase.
N/A N/A 655 N/A Thomas Cook TV Thomas Cook TV Ltd. 2010/05/01 Sky EPG slot bought by Jewellery Maker.[87]
N/A N/A 902 N/A Spice Extreme Playboy Enterprises 2010/05/12 Sky EPG slot bought by Tease Me TV 2.
N/A N/A 624 N/A Baby First TV BFTV Limited 2010/05/18
N/A 403 279 N/A Rural TV Rural TV International 2010/06/02 Merged with Horse & Country TV.[88]
N/A N/A 683 N/A Shopping TV Shopping TV UK Ltd 2010/06/04
N/A N/A 344 N/A FOBO Movies Canis 103 Ltd 2010/06/07
N/A N/A 948 N/A Tease Me 2 Bang Channels Limited 2010/06/09 Sky EPG slot bought by ChatGirl TV2.
N/A N/A 0203 N/A Ignition Radio World Radio Network 2010/06/21 Sky EPG slot bought by Absolute 90s.
N/A N/A 669 N/A Sky Travel British Sky Broadcasting 2010/06/24 Ceased broadcasting due to competition from the internet.[89]
N/A N/A 395 N/A Music Choice Music Choice Europe Ltd. 2010/06/30 Failed to reach an agreement with Sky over carriage fees.[90]
N/A N/A 396 N/A Music Choice Extra Music Choice Europe Ltd. 2010/06/30 Failed to reach an agreement with Sky over carriage fees.[90]
90 N/A N/A N/A TV News 2 Cellcast Group 2010/06/30 Carriage agreement ended.
N/A N/A 172 159 Living +2 Virgin Media Television 2010/07/01 Replaced with Living Loves on 5 July 2010.[91]
106 N/A N/A N/A Directgov Teletext Ltd. 2010/07/01
89 N/A N/A N/A TV News Cellcast Group 2010/07/01 Carriage agreement ended. Replaced with Al Jazeera English. Returned on 27 October 2010.
N/A N/A 740 N/A Sky Box Office British Sky Broadcasting 2010/07/01
N/A N/A 741 N/A Sky Box Office British Sky Broadcasting 2010/07/01
N/A N/A 261 N/A Fashion TV Michel Adam Lisowski 2010/07/02
N/A N/A 171 N/A Channel TBC Channel 5 Broadcasting (RTL Group) 2010/07/13 Replaced with Five HD.
N/A N/A 662 N/A JML Choice JML Direct Ltd. 2010/07/17 Returned on 19 July 2010.
N/A N/A 667 N/A JML CookShop + JML Direct Ltd. 2010/07/19 Sky EPG slot given to JML Choice.
N/A N/A 0194 N/A FWR World Evangelism Bible Church 2010/08/01
N/A N/A 446 N/A Real Madrid TV Real Madrid F.C. 2010/08/05
202 N/A N/A N/A MCR Shopping 2 Guardian Media Group 2010/08/05 Manchester only.
N/A N/A 243 281 Sky Real Lives British Sky Broadcasting 2010/08/19 Focusing on Sky1 and Sky2.[92]
N/A N/A 244 N/A Sky Real Lives +1 British Sky Broadcasting 2010/08/19 Focusing on Sky1 and Sky2.[92]
N/A N/A 278 N/A Sky Real Lives HD British Sky Broadcasting 2010/08/19 Focusing on Sky1 and Sky2.[92]
N/A N/A 245 282 Sky Real Lives 2 British Sky Broadcasting 2010/08/19 Focusing on Sky1 and Sky2.[92]
N/A 650 880 240 Teachers TV Education Digital Management Limited 2010/08/31 Budget cuts/focussing on online service.[93]
N/A N/A 661 N/A JML Lifestyle JML Direct Ltd. 2010/09/01 Sky EPG slot bought by Sangat TV.[94]
N/A N/A 369 N/A OMusic TV Open Access Channels 2010/09/01 Sky EPG slot bought by Vintage TV.
N/A N/A 200 N/A Controversial TV Edge Media 2010/09/08 Returned on 1 November 2010.
N/A N/A 675 N/A Max TV Datel Holdings Ltd 2010/09/16 Still trading online only. Sky EPG slot bought by Olive TV.
N/A N/A 189 N/A Open Access 2 Open Access Group 2010/09/21 Sky EPG slot bought by Information TV +1.
N/A N/A 860 N/A Casino TV Smart TV Broadcasting Limited 2010/09/27 Sky EPG slot bought by Jackpot Games.
N/A N/A 585 N/A Faith World +1 World Evangelism Bible Church 2010/10/01 Sky EPG slot bought by Sikh TV.[95]
N/A N/A 911 N/A Elite Playboy Enterprises 2010/10/01 Replaced with 40 n Naughty.
N/A N/A 807 N/A Aastha TV Aastha Broadcasting Network (UK) Ltd. 2010/10/14 Sky EPG slot bought by Disha.[96]
N/A N/A 666 N/A JML Active JML Direct Ltd. 2010/10/18 Sky EPG slot bought by Rocks & Co 1.
N/A N/A 658 N/A Bilberry TV QVC 2010/10/25 Replaced with QVC Beauty.
308 N/A N/A N/A TopUp Anytime 2 Top Up TV 2010/11/09
N/A N/A 807 N/A Disha Disha Education Trust 2010/11/10 [97]
N/A N/A 0112 919 Galaxy Yorkshire Global Radio 2010/11/15 Replaced with LBC News 1152 on television platforms.
728 N/A N/A N/A Heart West Midlands Global Radio 2010/11/15 West Midlands only. Replaced with Heart London.
N/A N/A 912 N/A Tease Me Bang Channels Limited 2010/11/19 License revoked by Ofcom.[98]
N/A N/A 959 N/A Tease Me 3 Bang Channels Limited 2010/11/19 License revoked by Ofcom.[98]
98 N/A N/A N/A TMTV Bang Media (London) Limited 2010/11/19 License revoked by Ofcom.[98]
N/A N/A 216 N/A Showcase TV +1 Information TV Limited 2010/11/23 Sky EPG slot bought by WTF.
N/A N/A 595 N/A DBN Kashmiri Broadcasting Corporation 2010/11/23 License revoked by Ofcom.[99]
N/A N/A 0205 N/A VOT Radio VOT Radio Ltd 2010/11/26 Sky EPG slot bought by RCR.
N/A N/A 342 N/A Shorts TV Shorts International Ltd. 2010/11/29
N/A N/A 950 N/A LivexxxBabes Satellite Entertainment Limited 2010/12/02
N/A N/A 997 N/A Sky Retail Info British Sky Broadcasting 2010 Commercial premises only.

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