Sky channel list (UK)

Last reviewed: 07/12/2019 




A clear listing of Sky's channel numbers in the UK, showing you where to find channels on the Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).


  • This information is reviewed monthly, but channels can change at short or no notice.


General Entertainment & Factual

HD channels: if you have Sky HD/Sky Q, then you will automatically see HD versions of channels in the 100s (where HD versions are available) and the SD counterparts in the 800s, unless specified.

101 BBC One (HD in Sco/Wal/NI)
102 BBC Two (HD in Eng/Sco/Wal)
103 ITV (or STV/UTV) (HD in some regions)
104 Channel 4 (HD in London) (S4C in Wales)
105 Channel 5
106 Sky One
107 Sky Witness
108 Sky Atlantic
109 W
110 GOLD
111 Dave
112 Comedy Central
113 Universal
114 SYFY
115 BBC One HD (England)

115 BBC Two HD (NI)
115 BBC Scotland HD/SD (Scotland)
116 BBC Four
117 London Live (London), other local TV in some areas only

117 Channel 4 (Wales)
118 ITV2
119 ITV3
120 ITV4
121 Sky Crime
122 Sky Arts
123 E!
124 FOX

125 Discovery
126 MTV
127 Comedy Central Extra
128 5STAR

129 Nat Geo
130 History
131 ITVBe
132 alibi
133 TLC
134 S4C (Local TV in Wales)
135 E4
136 More4
137 4seven

138 Channel 4 HD (not London)
139 4Music
140 Food Network
141 5 USA (Not Scotland)

141 BBC ALBA (Scotland)
142 Really
143 Drama
144 QUEST
145 Sky Sports Mix
146 CBS Reality
147 CBS Drama
148 CBS Justice
149 Quest Red
150 5Spike
151 Challenge
152 Pick
153 Paramount

154 ID
155 YESTERDAY
156 Crime+Investigation
157 Sony Channel
158 Home
159 5SELECT
160 VH1

161 Disc. Turbo (not NI)
161 RTÉ One (NI)
162 Animal Planet (not NI)
162 RTÉ2 (NI)
163 History 2 (not NI)
163 TG4 (NI)
164 Blaze
165 Nat Geo Wild
166 Eden
167 Discovery Science
168 Sky Two
169 BBC ALBA (Not Scotland)

169 5 USA (Scotland)
170 Together TV 
171 Discovery History
172 DMAX
173 BET:BlackEntTv

174 PBS America
175 Live360
177 Discovery Home & Health
178 Travel Channel
179 Sony Crime
181 Forces TV
182 GN TV
183 VICE
184 Horse & Country

185 Travelxp
186 Yanga! 
187 Lifetime
188 Discovery Turbo (NI)
 

190 Animal Planet (NI)
191 mytv
192 Showcase
193 Vox Africa


195 Smithsonian

196 History 2 (NI)
197 Discovery Shed

199 Cruise Channel



+1s (Entertainment, Factual)

203 ITV+1
204 Channel 4+1
205 Channel 5+1
206 Sky One+1
207 Sky Witness+1
208 Sky Atlantic+1
209 W+1
210 GOLD+1
211 Dave ja vu
212 ComedyCent+1
213 Universal+1
214 SYFY+1
218 ITV2+1
219 ITV3+1
220 ITV4+1
224 FOX+1

225 Discovery+1
226 MTV+1
227 ComedyXtra+1
228 5STAR+1

229 Nat Geo+1
230 History+1
231 ITVBe+1
232 alibi+1
233 TLC+1
235 E4+1
236 More4+1
240 Food Network+1
241 5USA+1

243 Drama+1
244 QUEST+1
245 Challenge+1
246 CBS Reality+1
249 Quest Red+1
250 5Spike+1
252 Pick+1

254 ID+1
255 YESTERDAY+1
256 Crime+Investigation+1
257 Sony Channel+1
258 Home+1

261 Discovery Turbo+1
262 Animal Planet+1
266 Eden+1
267 Discovery Science+1
270 Real Lives+1
271 Discovery History+1
272 DMAX+1
277 Discovery Home & Health+1




Movies


HD channels: if you have Sky HD/Sky Q, then you will automatically see HD versions of channels in the 300s (if an HD version is available) and the SD counterparts in the 800s, unless specified.
Names: some Sky Cinema channels may from time-to-time temporarily rebrand to mark a season of films around a subject, film franchise or actor/actress.

301 Sky Cinema Premiere
302 Sky Cinema Select / Best of 2019
303 
Sky Cinema Hits
304 Sky Cinema Xmas
305 Sky Cinema Disney
306 Sky Cinema Family
307 Sky Cinema Action
308 Sky Cinema Comedy
309 Sky Cinema Thriller
310 Sky Cinema Greats
311 Sky Cinema Sci Fi and Horror
312 Sky Cinema Prem+1
313 Film4
314 Film4+1
315 TCM
316 TCM+1
317 horror channel
318 horror channel+1
319 Sony Movies Christmas
320 Sony Movies Xmas+1
321 Sony Movies
322 Sony Movies+1
323 Sony Movies Action
324 Sony Movies Action+1
325 Movies 24 / Christmas 24
326 Movies 24+
327 Retro Movies
328 TalkingPictures
329 ROK




Music

Names: some music channels may rebrand at certain times of the year for seasonal specials.

350 MTV MUSIC
351 MTV HITS
352 MTV OMG
353 MTV BASE
354 Club MTV
355 MTV Classic / Xmas
356 MTV MUSIC+1
357 MTV ROCKS / VH1 Xmas
358 Box Upfront / Boxmas
359 The Box
360 Box Hits
361 KISS
362 Magic
363 Kerrang!
364 Trace Urban
365 Trace Vault
366 Trace Latina
368 NOW 90s
369 Starz TV (Xmas)
371 NOW Xmas
372 Clubland TV

373 NOW 80s
376 Spotlight TV


Sport
 HD channels: if you have Sky HD/Sky Q, then you will automatically see HD versions of channels in the 400s (if an HD version is available) and the SD counterparts in the 800s, unless specified.
Names: Some Sky Sports channels may temporarily re-brand during special sporting events.

401 Sky Sports Main Event
402 Sky Sports Premier League
403 Sky Sports Football
404 Sky Sports Cricket
405 Sky Sports Golf
406 Sky Sports F1
407 Sky Sports Action
408 Sky Sports Arena
409 Sky Sports News
410 Eurosport 1
411 Eurosport 2
412 Premier Sports 1
413 BT Sport 1
414 BT Sport 2
415 Sky Sports Racing
417 BT Sport 3
418 MUTV
422 FreeSports HD
423 BT Sport//ESPN
425 LFCTV
426 Racing TV
427 BoxNation

429 Premier Sports 2
431 FrontRunner
433 GINXeSportsTV



Entertainment and Factual overspill

452 Fame TV
457 BBC Scotland HD/SD (not Scotland)
458 BEN TV


Sports pay-per-view

490 BT Sport Box Office HD
491 Sky Sports Box Office
492 Sky Sports Box Office HD
493 ITV Box Office (HD only)

494 BT Sport Box Office 2 HD


News

501 Sky News
502 Bloomberg
503 BBC News
504 BBC Parliament
505 CNBC
506 CNN
507 NHK World - Japan (HD only)
508 Euronews
509 CGTN
510 NDTV 24x7
511 RT
512 FRANCE 24
513 Al Jazeera English
515 TVC News
516 TRT World
518 Channels 24
519 Arise News
522 Arirang TV 




Religion 

580 GOD Channel
581 revelation
582 TBN UK
583 DAYSTAR HD
584 Inspiration TV
585 LOVEWORLD HD

587 Word Network
588 EWTN Catholic
589 Faith World TV
590 KICC TV
593 SonLife
594 Faith UK
595 Hillsong
596 Good News TV
597 Dunamis TV



Childrens

HD channels: if you have Sky HD/Sky Q, then you will automatically see HD versions of channels in the 600-630 range (if an HD version is available) and the SD counterparts in the 640s, unless specified.

601 Cartoon Network
602 Cartoon Network+1
603 Boomerang
604 Nickelodeon
605 Nickelodeon+1
606 Nicktoons
607 Disney Junior
608 Disney Junior+
609 Disney Channel
610 Disney Channel+1
611 Disney XD
612 Disney XD+1
613 CBBC
614 CBeebies
615 Nick Jr.
616 POP
617 Tiny Pop
618 Boomerang+1
619 Cartoonito
620 Nick Jr.Too (Paw Patrol)
621 CITV
622 BabyTV
624 Tiny Pop+1
625 POP+1
626 POP Max
627 POP Max+1
628 Nick Jr+1

SD versions on HD boxes 
640 Cartoon Network
641 Boomerang
642 Nickelodeon
643 Disney Junior
644 Disney Channel
645 Disney XD
646 CBBC
647 CBeebies
648 Nick Jr. 



Shopping

660 QVC
661 JML Direct
662 TJC
663 QVC Style
664 Ideal World HD
665 Gems TV
666 High Street TV 1
667 High Street TV 2
668 High Street TV 3
669 Best Direct
670 Primal Living
671 Ideal Extra
672 High Street TV 4
673 Hochanda
674 JewelleryMaker
675 High Street TV 5
676 TV Warehouse
677 QVC Beauty
678 PaversShoes.tv
679 Thane
682 QVC Extra
683 Create & Craft HD
684 Craft Extra
686
Smart Shop
687 Sewing Quarter
688 Cruise1st.tv


International

HD channels: if you have Sky HD/Sky Q, then you will automatically see HD versions of channels in the 700 range (if an HD version is available) and the SD counterparts in the 800s, unless specified.
701 B4U Movies
702 B4U Music
703 SONY TV
704 Star Bharat
705 Star Plus
706 COLORS
707 Zee Cinema

708 Republic Bharat
709 Zee TV
710 AAJ TAK
711 MATV National

712 Foodxp
713 News18
714 ColorsCineplex
715 SONY MAX
716 Venus TV
717 Star GOLD
718 SONY SAB
719 ABP News
720 SONY MAX 2
721 B4U Plus
722 ColorsRishtey
724 Aastha
725 Sanskar
731 mta-muslim tv
732 HUM Masala
733 Hidayat TV
734 GEO News
735 PTV Global
736 New Vision TV
737 Islam Channel
738 GEO TV
739 Noor TV

741 GEO Kahani
742 IQRA TV
743 92 News
744 Islam TV
745 Ahlebait TV
746 Madani Chnl

748 Samaa
749 Takbeer TV
751 HUM EUROPE
752 British Muslim
753 Safeer TV
754 Dunya News
755 Islam Ch Urdu
756 Channel 44
757 Eman Channel
758 ARY Family
759 A1TV
760 HUM News
762 Prime TV
766 PTC PUNJABI
767 Brit Asia TV
768 Sikh Channel
769 Sangat
770 Akaal Channel
771 KTV
772 Kanshi TV
777 CHSTV
778 IQRA BANGLA
779 ATN Bangla UK
780 NTV
781 TV One

786 Abu Dhabi TV
787 Ahlulbayt TV
788 Sky News Arabia
791 PCNE Chinese
792 Record TV (HD only)
793 Iran Int'l (HD only)



HD/SD swap

If you have an HD receiver, than you'll see the SD versions of channels in this section. If you still have an older SD receiver, you'll see the HD versions listed here, but won't be able to access them.
802 BBC Two
803 ITV (or STV/UTV)
804 Channel 4
805 Channel 5
806 Sky One
807 Sky Witness
808 Sky Atlantic
809 W
810 GOLD
811 Dave
812 Comedy Central
813 Universal
814 SYFY
815 BBC Four
816 ITV2
817 ITV3
818 ITV4
819 Sky Crime
820 Sky Arts
821 FOX

822 Discovery 
823 MTV
824 Nat Geo 
825 History 
826 alibi 
827 TLC
828 S4C 
829 E4 
830 More4 
831 Quest
834 E! 
835 Crime+Investigation 
836 Animal Planet
838 Sky Sports Mix
839 Nat Geo Wild 


Names: some Sky Cinema channels may from time-to-time temporarily rebrand or swap places on the EPG to mark a season of films around a subject, film franchise or actor/actress. The following is the standard listing
842 Sky Cinema Premiere 
843 Sky Cinema Select / Best of 2019 
844 Sky Cinema Hits 
845 Sky Cinema Drama / Xmas
846 Sky Cinema Disney 
847 Sky Cinema Family 
848 Sky Cinema Action 
849 Sky Cinema Comedy
850 Sky Cinema Thriller 
851 Sky Cinema Greats
852 Sky Cinema SciFi/Hor


853 Film4 
855 Sky Sports Main Event
856 Sky Sports Premier League
857 Sky Sports Football
858 Sky Sports Cricket
859 Sky Sports Golf 
860 Sky Sports F1 
861 Sky Sports Action
862 Sky Sports Arena
863 Sky Sports News 
864 Eurosport 1 
865 Eurosport 2
866 Good Food
867 BT Sport 1 
868 BT Sport 2 
869 BT Sport 3 
870 MUTV 
872 BT Sport//ESPN
874 Racing TV 
875 Sky News 
876 BBC Scotland
877 BBC NEWS 
878 CNN 
879 RT 
880 Al Jazeera 
881 TRT World 
882 SONY TV
883 Star Plus
884 COLORS
886 SONY MAX
887 Star GOLD 

888 Sky Sports Racing 
889 Smithsonian 

890 CNBC 
891 CGTN 

899 Sky Intro 


Adult / Dating

900 TVX 
901 Adult Channel
902 Xpanded
903 TVXbangers
904 TVX40+
908 Get Lucky TV
910 XXXBrits
914 Xpanded 2
915 Big & Bouncy
917 Cougars
918 Amateurs
922 Climax
923 Studio 66 1
924 Studio 66 2


950 Sky Intro

Regions

951 BBC One Scotland
952 BBC One Wales
953 BBC One NI
955 BBC One NE & Cumbria
956 BBC One Yorks
957 BBC One E Yorks and Lincolnshire
958 BBC One North West
959 BBC One West Midlands
960 BBC One East Midlands
961 BBC One East E
962 BBC One East W
963 BBC One South East
964 BBC One South
965 BBC One Oxford
966 BBC One West
967 BBC One South West
968 BBC One CI
971 BBC Two Wales
972 BBC Two NI

973 ITV Audio Description (some regions only)
974 Channel 4 Audio Description
976 BBC One HD (not England)
977 BBC One Scotland HD
978 BBC One Wales HD
979 BBC One NI HD
980 BBC Two Wales HD




Red Button

981 BBC RB1
 


Radio

0101 BBC Radio 1
0102 BBC Radio 2
0103 BBC Radio 3
0104 BBC Radio 4
0105 BBC Radio 5 Live
0106 Classic FM
0107 Absolute Radio
0108 TalkSport
0109 Capital
0110 Planet Rock
0111 Heart
0112 Heart 80s
0113 Radio X
0114 Capital Xtra
0115 BBC World Service
0116 BBC Radio Scotland
0117 BBC Radio Wales
0118 BBC Radio Ulster
0119 BBC Asian Network
0120 BBC Radio 6 Music
0121 Gold
0122 WRN Europe
0124 LBC
0128 Smooth Radio
0130 Panjab Radio
0131 BBC Radio 4 Extra
0137 BBC Radio 1 Xtra
0138 TWR
0139 BBC Radio nan Gaidheal
0143 BBC Radio 4 LW
0144 BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra
0146 Heart Dance
0147 EWTN Catholic
0150 Sukh Sagar
0151 Khushkhabri
0152 BBC Radio London (London)
0152 BBC Radio Cymru (Wales)
0153 BBC Radio Foyle (NI)
0154 BBC Radio Cymru 2 (Wales)
0154 BBC Radio Cymru (not Wales)
0160 RTÉ Radio 1
0164 RTÉ 2fm
0165 RTÉ Lyric FM
0166 RTÉ Raidio na Gaeltachta
0169 Desi Radio
0178 Kiss
0180 Magic
0185 GN Radio
0188 Hits Radio
0200 Absolute 80s
0201 Absolute 90s
0202 Jazz FM
0203 Absolute Classic Rock
0210 Newstalk
0211 Forces Radio BFBS
0214 UCB Ireland
0215 Virgin Radio Ireland
0216 Scala Radio
0217 Heart 90s