Discovery to reshuffle channels on Sky on 24th July 2019

Discovery is to reshuffle some of its channels on Sky, following the recent acquisition of three UKTV channels and in the aftermath of its takeover of Scripps Networks.

While the main Discovery channel won't be changing, many of its family of channels will be moving around on Sky's Electronic Programme Guide.

Good Food will slip down the channel list, with TLC moving to fill the space as part of the changes which will happen on the morning of the 24th July 2019. Former Scripps Networks channels Food Network and Travel Channel will get higher ranking slots after the reshuffle.

  • TLC will move from 140 to 133
  • TLC+1 will move from 240 to 243
  • Food Network will move from 172 to 140
  • Food Network+1 will move from 272 to 240
  • DMAX moves from 178 to 172
  • DMAX+1 moves from 278 to 272
  • Travel Channel moves from 198 to 178
  • Travel Channel +1 moves from 298 to 278
  • Good Food moves from 133 to 198
  • Good Food+1 moves from 827 to 866

In the 800 channel range, which contains the SD versions of TLC, Good Food and Quest for HD users and the HD versions for SD box owners, a number a changes will also be made. Good Food will appear on 866 instead of 827. Quest will move from 866 to 831 and TLC moves from 831 to 827.

Good Food, along with Really and Home came under the ownership of Discovery last month as part of a deal with BBC Studios - the BBC's commercial arm - over UKTV. Last year, Discovery also acquired Food Network and Travel Channel, as part of its takeover of Scripps Networks.