Our Channels

Find out more about which of our ten distinctive TV channels you can find on Sky, Virgin Media, BT, TalkTalk, Freeview, YouView, Top-Up TV, UPC and other platforms.

How To Get Our Channels

UK

All ten of UKTV’s channels are available on the Sky and Virgin Media platforms.

Gold, Watch and Alibi are available on on BT, with Eden, Good Food, Home and Really also available on BT On Demand. All channels are available via Talk Talk TV, with Eden and Good Food also available on demand.

Dave, Yesterday, Really & Drama are available on Freeview and YouView. A seven day catch up service for Dave is also available on YouView.

Watch, Gold, Dave, Alibi, Good Food and Eden are available on Sky Go, with Watch, Gold, Dave and Alibi also available on demand. Gold is also available on Now TV alongside its on demand offering.

Your favourite Dave, Really and Yesterday shows are also available to watch on the channels' websites for free.

You may need to upgrade to a different pack to receive some UKTV channels – just contact your operator directly for more details.

Republic of Ireland

All UKTV channels are available on the Sky platform.

Dave, Gold, Alibi and Home are available on the UPC cable network. Some other cable and IPTV operators also carry some channels, please contact your local operator for details.

Watch HD

Sky 109/155, Virgin 124, HD: 191, BT 857

Watch is an entertainment channel that promises to surprise with out of the ordinary programming. Premiering hit fantasy and science-fiction dramas such as Grimm, Beauty and the Beast, Primeval: New World, Perception and Sanctuary, it also showcases a selection of distinctive series like Doctor Who, Torchwood and Paranormal Witness. Watch is the exclusive home of Dynamo: Magician Impossible, a multi-award winning original commission from UKTV, plus brand new commission The Incredible Mr. Goodwin featuring professional danger man Jonathan Goodwin.

Dave HD

Sky 111/232, Virgin 128, HD: 194, Freeview 12

Satirical and edgy, Freeview channel Dave is the home of witty banter. Featuring the best in contemporary entertainment including Suits, QI, Red Dwarf X, Mock the Week and Have I Got News For You, Dave also showcases popular original series, such as Argumental, Dave’s One Night Stand, Dara O Briain: School of Hard Sums, Alexander Armstrong’s Big Ask and Jo Brand’s Big Splash, all laden with the biggest names in British comedy.

Gold

Sky 110, Virgin 126, Top-Up TV 26, BT 855

Dedicated to celebrating the best of British comedy, Gold is the nation's favourite comedy channel. Much-loved comedy series such as Only Fools and Horses, The Vicar of Dibley and Outnumbered sit alongside successful commissions including Yes, Prime Minister, The Comic Strip Presents: Five Go To Rehab (starring Dawn French and Jennifer Saunders) and Bring Me Morecambe and Wise. The perfect tonic to make you laugh whatever the time of day, Gold shows universally funny content that everyone can enjoy.

Alibi HD

Sky 132/229, Virgin 130, HD: 200, BT 860

Alibi is TV’s home of crime drama, promising the best selection from the genre, and premieres hit US series like Castle, Body of Proof, Rizzoli & Isles, The Glades and White Collar. The channel also features some of British TV’s best-known detectives such as Miss Marple and Inspector Lynley, and the crime scene teams of Silent Witness and New Tricks – plus there’s murder most foul with the channel’s original co-production, Murdoch Mysteries.

Drama

Sky 166, Virgin 190, Freeview 20

Drama is a channel that is passionate about bringing you Britain’s best loved dramas. From period through to contemporary and comedy, the channel is a treasure trove of classics which showcase the greatest stories ever told in an entertaining and engaging way. With programmes including Call The Midwife, Pride and Prejudice, Sharpe, Larkrise to Candleford and Silk, viewers can indulge in a handpicked range of the nation’s most celebrated TV dramas.

Yesterday

Sky 537, Virgin 206, Freeview 19

Showcasing UK premiere series such as Raiders of the Lost Past, Museum Secrets, and Treasure Detectives, Yesterday provides entertainment inspired by history. The channel also features dynamic history and science-inspired series such as Perfect Storms: Disasters that Changed the World, and programmes which challenge expectations including Secret Life of…. Ancient history is also featured in series including Alexander’s Lost World and Mummy Mysteries, plus modern conflict in shows such as Black Ops.

Eden HD

Sky 532/559, Virgin 208, HD: 209

From the scale and beauty of BBC blue chip series like Planet Earth, Human Planet and Madagascar to the premieres of Wild Colombia with Nigel Marven and Deserts And Life, Eden guarantees a daily shot of astonishment and high quality natural science programming. New and exclusive to Eden in 2013, David Attenborough’s Natural Curiosities shines the spotlight on nature’s most extraordinary evolutionary anomalies.

Really

Sky 248, Virgin 267, Freeview 17

Really is the UK’s leading lifestyle TV channel, providing a tantalising cocktail of honest, addictive and entertaining television. This Freeview channel offers a compelling schedule with UK premieres of hit US dramas including Hart of Dixie starring Rachel Bilson and Covert Affairs, out of this world television with Paranormal Witness and Ghost Adventures, as well as BBC and UK docu-dramas such as Don’t Tell the Bride, Bizarre ER, Embarrassing Bodies and One Born Every Minute. Drama, real life and out of this world programming – Really you couldn’t make it up!

Good Food HD

Sky 247/283, Virgin 260, HD: 261

Good Food features all the biggest names in food, including Jamie Oliver, Nigella Lawson, James Martin, Rachel Allen, Madhur Jaffrey and The Hairy Bikers. Appealing to both the expert cook and those who enjoy food-led entertainment, Good Food delivers exciting originations such as Choccywoccydoodah, The Roux Scholarship, Perfect…, Valentine Warner: Coast to Coast, Madhur Jaffrey’s Curry Nation and Monster Munchies! Alongside overseas titles such as Man v Food, Luke Nguyen’s Vietnam and Top Chef, Good Food is the UK’s leading pay TV food channel with access to the best culinary talent and a passion for all things in the kitchen.

Home

Sky 246, Virgin 265

Home is the UK’s only dedicated homes channel, packed with inspirational home and gardens programming from home grown commissions such as My Flat-Pack Home featuring Amanda Lamb, Nick Knowles’ Original Features, Make My Home Bigger, Fantasy Homes by the Sea and Kitchen SOS featuring Nadia Sawalha, to the phenomenally successful Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, to favourites DIY SOS, Escape to the Country, The Hotel Inspector and A Place in the Sun: Home or Away. Home is a welcome refuge with energetic, stylish and motivating programming that shows viewers how to enjoy and maximise their space, both inside and out as well as providing emotional and heart-warming stories along the way.