Freesat gets five from Channel 5

Freesat, the UK’s free-to-air DTH platform, has added five channels from Richard Desmond’s Five to its line-up.

Freesat viewers now have access to US themed channel 5 USA, which airs classic US action movies and popular dramas on including CSI New York, Numbers and Law and Order, as well as entertainment channel 5*. Time-shifted channels Channel 5+1, 5 USA+1 and 5* are also now available on Freesat.

Emma Scott, Freesat managing director said: “We know that Channel 5’s wide range of digital channels are hugely popular and adding them to the Freesat platform is a fantastic development for us and our customers. These additions further strengthen our entertainment genre as we continue to bring greater subscription-free choice to audiences right across the UK.”

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