Sky Q adds HDR for Netflix

Sky Q subscribers will now be able to watch Netflix in HDR, the operator has announced. The Comcast-owned operator said that HDR has been added for Netflix, building on pre-existing support for the superior visual format for Disney+ and select Sky content. Now viewers are able to watch a wide range of Netflix shows and […]

Sky Sports sees record day with peak of 3.3 million viewers

Sunday October 4 was a record-breaking day for Sky Sports, the pay TV broadcaster has said. With a bumper lineup of sports coverage, the broadcaster cited BARB stats to say that over 14 million people watched more than 95 minutes of programming on the day. Across its channels, Sky Sports charted an average of 933,000 […]

Sky Sports EPL viewership down as blanket coverage novelty wears off

The viewership of Sky Sports’ English Premier League coverage has reportedly started to decline, supporting fears of over-saturation. According to a new report from the Daily Mail, Sky’s average viewership across the first three rounds of Premier League fixtures is slightly down on normal levels. The league did not initially intend on allowing for all […]

Court TV launches in UK

E.W. Scripps Company-owned US channel Court TV has launched in the UK. Court TV is now available on Sky’s pay TV platform, with more distribution agreements expected to be announced.  Court TV’s UK channel provides viewers access to, and analysis of, true-life courtroom dramas taking place in the US. Daytime trial coverage in the US will […]

All September English Premier League matches to be broadcast in UK following u-turn

The English Premier League has made an about face turn on its previous assertion that its broadcast schedule would go back to normal for the 2020/21 season, with it now allowing for all matches to be shown in September. The season, which kicks off this weekend, will be played behind closed doors until further notice. […]

Karaoke music app ROXi lands on Sky Q in UK

Sky has announced a partnership with television-based music service ROXi. Backed by the likes of Robbie Williams, Sheryl Crow and Alexha Dixon, ROXi is a music streaming service focused on interaction with music, complete with karaoke functionality. For £6.99 per month, users will have unlimited access to 55 million tracks, with 60,000 karaoke-style singalong songs […]

Sky Deutschland combines sports offering with Werder Bremen streamer

Sky Deutschland has teamed up with Bundesliga team Werder Bremen to collaborate in a number of areas, including offering its Sky Supersport offering on the Sky Ticket OTT TV service alongside the club’s streaming service for €19.99. Werder fans a combined offering of the Sky Supersport ticket and the Werder.TV streaming service for 12 months […]

La Liga TV goes free until October

Premier Sports’ dedicated Spanish football channel La LIga TV will be free for Sky customers in the UK through to the beginning of October. The channel, which launched in the UK in January, will be available to view by new and returning subscribers for free until October 1. Sky subscribers can activate the network on […]

Sky Arts launches on Freeview channel 11 on September 17

Sky has confirmed that Sky Arts will launch on free-to-air TV in the UK on September 17. Launching on Freeview channel 11, Sky Arts will continue to broadcast a wide range of programming which focuses on theatre, art, poetry and music. The Sky Pick channel which previous occupied channel 11 will now move to channel […]

English Premier League adds 20 additional live matches for UK broadcast

The English Premier League, which is set to kick off its 2020/21 season next month, will make an additional 20 games available on TV as fans continue to be restricted from attending matches. Due to ongoing health concerns, fans will not be permitted into stadiums until October at the earliest. However, the league will not […]

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