Launches & Changes to Sky Channels - December 2018

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Here's where you can find the latest launches and changes to Sky channels. Subscribe to What's On to receive regular updates.



Saturday 1st


  • GOLD/ GOLD HD (EPG 110 / 810 / 340 - ROI) renames to ChristmasGOLD/ Xmas GOLDHD. The home of Christmas Comedy Classics, guaranteed to get you laughing. Brought to you by UKTV.
  • GOLD+1 (EPG 210) renames to Xmas GOLD+1
  • Good Food/ Good Food HD (EPG 133/ 827) renames to Christmas Food / Xmas Food HD. Christmas Food is dedicated to food entertainment. This Christmas it is packed with all your festive favourites, with fabulous recipes from top chefs.
  • Good Food+1  (EPG 233) renames to Xmas Food +1


Tuesday 4th


  • GN TV (EPG 182) has been temporarily removed from the EPG. 


Wednesday 5th


New Channel Launch:


  • ROK+1 (EPG 330). An English language channel broadcasting "Nollywood" films 24/7. Made by Africans for an African audience.


  • CBS Action  (EPG 148) renames to CBS Justice. Arresting drama. Complex characters, compelling crime stories and contemporary classics. Trust the teams to balance the scales of justice.
  • Believe TV (EPG 591) has been temporarily removed from the EPG.


Thursday 6th


  • Channel 4+1 regionalisation changes - On 6 December 2018, you may notice that future recordings and series links you’ve set from 13 December 2018 onwards, won’t record. To keep recording all of your favourite programmes on Channel 4 +1 follow these simple steps.


Monday 10th


  • 5SELECT (EPG 153) swaps with Paramount (EPG 159)


Thursday 13th


  • Bloomberg is permanently closing its SD channel and will be in HD only. The HD channel will continue to be at 502 and customers with an HD box should see no changes. 


  • SkySp Arena / SkySp ArenaHD (EPG 408) renames to SkySp Darts / SkySp Darts HD.  Sky Sports Darts will be a bespoke destination for the 2018/19 World Darts Championship showcasing 21 days of non-stop Darts Programming, primarily focussing on Live Coverage, ‘Specials’ Highlights and Archive.

New Channel Launch:


  • Grace TV (EPG 784). Grace TV Global a Christian Channel spreading Gospel in Urdu, Hindi Punjabi and English this channel is about great commission.