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Freeview "exclusive" Pick TV and Challenge now free-to-air on satellite with +1s

Two of the channels that have been "exclusive" to Freeview as free channels are now being broadcast without encryption, including the +1 version.

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Two channels that are broadcast by British Sky Broadcasting, Pick TV and Challenge have, until now, been broadcast free-to-air only on Freeview.

However, the two channels, alongside their +1 counterparts can now be viewed on free-to-air satellite. Here is Pick TV +1:

And here is Challenge +1:

You can see a list of the rest of the channels that are only free on Freeview at Compare TV -

Here are the parameters to set up the channels. First Pick TV is on channels 152 and 153 for Sky box users - Pick TV and Pick TV +1 were the only remaining broadcasts that required the "Sky free to view viewing card" before - or:

And for Challenge select 125 or 164 if you are using a Sky box, otherwise see:

More soon.

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Sunday, 9 September 2012
mark metalle
9:27 PM

Can someone please tell me when challenge tv is coming to freesat. I keep hearing about this but I can't find it

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mark metalle's 1 post GB
Sunday, 31 March 2013
7:12 PM

lost my challenge and pick.followed advice on here to unplug arial and do a scan then put arial back and do another scan and it thank you.

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