5Select

5Select
Launched 13 February 2018 (2018-02-13)
Network 5
Owned by Viacom International Media Networks
Picture format 576i 4:3/16:9 (SDTV)
1080i 16:9 (HDTV)
Audience share 0.20% (February 2018, BARB)
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Replaced My5
Sister channel(s)
Website channel5.com
Availability
Terrestrial
Freeview Channel 54
Satellite
Freesat Channel 133
Sky
(UK only)
Channel 153
Astra 2G 10964 H 22000 5/6
Cable
Virgin Media Channel 152

5Select is a British digital television channel which features documentaries and dramas and Channel 5 original content.[1][2] It is available on Freeview, Sky and Virgin Media. The channel is owned by Channel 5 Broadcasting Ltd.

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 renamed as 5Select and it launched at 9:00am on 13 February 2018, with the first programme, Access, being shown.[3]

Programming

First-run

  • Access
  • The Dog Rescuers: Best in Show
  • The Secret Life of Owls
  • Striking Out
  • The Yorkshire Vet Casebook
  • World War 1 in Colour

Second-run

References

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


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