5Select

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5Select
5Select logo.png
Launched13 February 2018 (2018-02-13)
NetworkChannel 5
Owned byChannel 5 Broadcasting Ltd
(ViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia)
Picture format16:9 576i SDTV
Audience share0.29% (22 March 2020 (2020-03-22), BARB)
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
Broadcast areaUnited Kingdom
ReplacedMy5
Sister channel(s)
Websitechannel5.com
Availability
Terrestrial
FreeviewChannel 54
Satellite
FreesatChannel 133
Sky
(UK only)
Channel 153
Astra 2G10964 H 22000 5/6
Cable
Virgin MediaChannel 152

5Select is a British free-to-air television channel which features documentaries and dramas and Channel 5 original content.[1][2]

History[edit]

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.[3]

Programming[edit]

First-run[edit]

  • 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[edit]

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]