Sky rejigs channel line-up


Sky has started October with a revised channel line-up, making way for the new Sky Crime channel.

It follows the closure of the Real Lives channel at 6am this morning.

With a focus on real-life crime stories, the new Sky Crime HD channel can now be found on channel 121, forcing a number of other Comcast (Sky / NBCUniversal) services to move to new positions in the channel list, including quiz and game show channel Challenge, which has now moved to channel 151.

Changes to Sky's channel numbers 1st October 2019 (old channel numbers in brackets)

121 Sky Crime HD *NEW*
145 Sky Sports Mix (121)
151 Challenge (145)
170 Sky Two (151)
221 Sky Crime +1 *NEW*
251 Challenge  +1 (245)

Other changes
369 Starz has rebranded to Christmas Starz
620 Nick Jr Paw Patrol has rebranded to Nick Jr. Peppa

The changes coincide with channel number changes on cable network Virgin Media which also affect Comcast (Sky / NBCUniversal) channels. Details here...

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