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Channel 5 to launch premium linear channel

Viacom’s UK broadcaster, Channel 5, will launch a “premium channel” focused on high-end factual, documentaries and drama early next year. 5Prime will launch on January 16, 2018 on all broadcast platforms in the UK, replacing the existing My5 TV network. The My5 brand will remain as Channel 5’s on-demand service, which is distributed through all […]

Channel 5 VOD service starts Blaze with A+E

Channel 5 (C5)’s video on demand service, My5, will now offer content from free-to-air entertainment channel Blaze, which is part of A+E Networks UK. This marks the first time a commercial public service broadcaster has provided a branded presence from outside its network on its on-demand platform, according to C5. My5 viewers can access a […]

Channel 5 launches My5 on Chromecast

Viacom-owned UK free-to-air broadcaster Channel 5 has made its My5 video-on-demand service available on Google’s Chromecast devices. The move will enable UK viewers with Chromecast dongles to stream My5 content from phones or tablets direct to their TVs. Content from across the Channel 5 portfolio of channels – Channel 5, 5Star, 5USA and viacom’s recently […]

Channel 5 to launch new ‘best of’ channel

Channel 5 today announces My5, a free-to-air TV channel set to go live in early August, broadcasting the best content from the breadth of the Channel 5 family. The My5 channel will replace Channel 5+24, taking content from Channel 5’s hugely popular video-on-demand service of the same name, as well as broadcasting programming from across […]

Viacom: digital growth includes double-digit UK viewing rise

Viacom has witnessed double-digit viewer growth across two of its UK platforms – MTV.co.uk and My5 – and announced plans for further digital expansion as part of its ‘always on’ strategy. Speaking at TV Connect in London this morning, James Currell, chief operating officer of Viacom International Media Networks, UK, Austalia, Russia and Eastern Europe […]

Channel 5 unveils new on-demand service My5

Viacom-owned UK terrestrial broadcaster Channel 5 has rebranded Demand 5, its video-on-demand service, to My5. The broadcaster has expanded the range of content available to viewers on demand, with a range of My5 exclusives and box sets in addition to the ability to catch up with programmes from across the Channel 5 family of channels […]