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All of the free TV channels in the UK

Below is a list of all the television and radio channels that you can watch in the UK using one of the free services: analogue, DAB (for radio), Freeview, Sky No Card - Sky without a viewing card (Freesat from Sky (or fSfS)) and Freesat.. Where a channel can be watched for free, the channel number is listed below. In addition, if you can watch (or listen) immediately online, press the button in the "web" column.

As some channels are exclusive to one service alone, you may need to get receive more than one service to get all the channels you want. The coverage for Freeview differs too - those channels not provided by the public service "Freeview Light" transmitters have italics numbers.

Choose from four options: ■ Show everything ■ Just on Freeview ■ Just on Freesat ■ Just on Sky

High definition channels

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4seven HDWatch 4seven HD 110  
Al Jazeera Eng HD 108  
BBC Four HD funded by the TV LicenceWatch BBC Four HD nighttime106nighttime143nighttime107
BBC News HD funded by the TV LicenceWatch BBC News HD 107570200
BBC One HD funded by the TV Licence 101115106
 
BBC Two HD funded by the TV Licence 102141102
CBBC HD funded by the TV LicenceWatch CBBC HD daytime123daytime633daytime600
CBeebies HD funded by the TV LicenceWatch CBeebies HD daytime124daytime624daytime601
Channel 4 HD 104227126
Channel 4+1 HD 109  
 
Channel 5 HDWatch Channel 5 HD 105105105
ITV HD england flagwales flag 103178111
NHK World TV HD  507209
RT HDWatch RT HD daytime113518206
STV HD scotland flag 103178111
 
UTV HD northernireland flag 103178111

Main TV channels

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4MusicWatch 4Music 18  
4sevenWatch 4seven 47140127
5 USA 21174129
5STAR 30176131
5STAR+1  190132
 
5USA +1 78219130
ABN TV  235 
Al Jazeera Arabic 134  
Al Jazeera English  514203
B4U Music  781503
 
BBC Alba scotland flag funded by the TV LicenceWatch BBC Alba 7nighttime142nighttime109
BBC Four funded by the TV LicenceWatch BBC Four nighttime9nighttime116nighttime110
BBC News funded by the TV LicenceWatch BBC News 130503212
BBC One funded by the TV LicenceWatch BBC One 1101101
BBC Parliament funded by the TV LicenceWatch BBC Parliament 131504201
 
BBC Red Button 1 funded by the TV LicenceWatch BBC Red Button 1 601 981
BBC Red Button 2 funded by the TV Licence 602982 
BBC Red Button 3 funded by the TV Licence 603983 
BBC Two funded by the TV LicenceWatch BBC Two 2102108
BEN  182 
 
BET  187140
BIKE   251
Bloomberg TV  502208
Box HitsWatch Box Hits  361 
Box UpfrontWatch Box Upfront  359 
 
Capital TV england flagWatch Capital TV  388507
CBBC funded by the TV LicenceWatch CBBC daytime120daytime613daytime607
CBeebies funded by the TV LicenceWatch CBeebies daytime121daytime614daytime608
CBS Action 64148137
CBS Drama 71149134
 
CBS Reality 66146135
CBS Reality +1 67147136
CCTV NewsWatch CCTV News  510211
Challenge 46145146
Challenge +1  164147
 
Channel 4 england flagscotland flagnorthernireland flagWatch Channel 4 4104104
Channel 4 (Wales) wales flag 7104104
Channel 4 +1 13135121
Channel 5Watch Channel 5 5  
Channel 5 +1 44177128
 
Channel 5 +24 nighttime55nighttime175nighttime133
Channel Aka  385515
Chart Show Summer  372502
Chart Show TV england flag 75365500
CHILLED  370512
 
CITVWatch CITV daytime122daytime621daytime602
Clubland TV  383514
CNBC  505210
CNC English  515 
CNN International  506207
 
Community ChannelWatch Community Channel daytime63539651
Dave 12  
Dave ja vu 84  
Drama 20158158
E4 england flagscotland flagnorthernireland flagWatch E4 28136122
 
E4 (Wales) wales flagWatch E4 (Wales) 28136122
E4 +1 29137123
EuroNews  508204
Fashion One  257411
Film4Watch Film4 15315300
 
Film4 +1 45316301
Flava  374 
Food Network 41248148
Food Network +1  250149
Forces TV  264652
 
France 24 English  513205
Frontrunner  468250
Heart Summer england flagWatch Heart Summer  387506
Holiday and Cruise  256 
Home 25  
 
Home and Leisure  237 
Horror Channel 70319138
Horror Channel +1  320139
Horse and Country TV  253 
Irish TVWatch Irish TV  191400
 
ITV england flagwales flagWatch ITV 3103103
ITV +1 england flagwales flag 33131112
ITV 2Watch ITV 2 6118113
ITV 2 +1 nighttime27180114
ITV Be 26179118
 
ITV Be +1 58207119
ITV3Watch ITV3 10119115
ITV3 (Channel Islands onIy) Watch ITV3 (Channel Islands onIy) 10  
ITV3 +1 34193116
ITV4Watch ITV4 24120117
 
ITV4 +1 62206155
Keep It Country 87 516
Kerrang! TVWatch Kerrang! TV  368 
Kiss TVWatch Kiss TV  363508
Kix  627604
 
MagicWatch Magic  364510
More4Watch More4 14138124
More4+1  139125
Movie Mix 32  
Movies4Men 48325304
 
Movies4Men +1 england flag 50326305
My Channel  203 
Nollywood Movies  329 
NOW Music  378513
OH TV  199 
 
PBS America  534156
pick 11152144
Pick +1  153145
Pop +1 england flag 128626 
POP 1   606
 
Pop MAX england flag 129625609
Propeller  189 
Property TV  238 
QuestWatch Quest 37  
Quest +1Watch Quest +1 38  
 
Really 17155160
RTE One (NI) northernireland flag 52  
RTE Two (NI) northernireland flag 53  
S4C wales flag funded by the TV LicenceWatch S4C 4134120
Scuzz  367 
 
ShowBiz TV england flag 80266157
Showcase TV  212161
Showcase TV +1Watch Showcase TV +1  261 
Sky NewsWatch Sky News 132501202
Spike 31160141
 
Starz TV  371504
STV scotland flag 3103103
STV+1 scotland flag 33131112
Talking Pictures TV 81343306
TG4 (NI) northernireland flag 51  
 
The BoxWatch The Box  360509
The Vault  366501
Tiny Pop 126617605
Travel Channel 42249150
Travel Channel +1  nighttime251nighttime151
 
Tru TV +1 69271 
True Crime +1  186152
True Drama  183153
True Entertainment england flagscotland flagnorthernireland flag 61184142
True Movies 1 england flag 74321302
 
True Movies 2  322303
truTV 68198154
UTV northernireland flag 3103103
UTV+1 northernireland flag 33131112
Vintage TV 86369 
 
VIVAWatch VIVA 57353511
Voxafrica  218 
Yesterday 19537159
YourTV 72 157
YourTV +1 73  
 

Local TV channels

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Bay TV Clwyd † 7  
Bay TV Liverpool starts 30 Jun 14 † 7  
Bay TV Swansea † 7  
Big Centre TV starts 31 Oct 14 † 7  
Cambridge Presents † 7  
 
Estuary TV † 7  
Estuary TV † 7  
Kix † 127629 
Latest TV starts 8 Jul 14 † 7  
LONDON LIVE starts 31 Mar 14Watch LONDON LIVE † 8  
 
Made in Bristol starts 22 Sep 14 † 7  
Made in Cardiff starts 22 Sep 14 † 8  
Made in Leeds starts 22 Sep 14 † 7  
Made in Teesside † 7  
Made in Tyne and Wear starts 22 Sep 14 † 7  
 
Mustard † 7  
Notts TV starts 27 May 14Watch Notts TV † 7  
NvTv starts 29 Sep 14 † 7  
Sheffield Live starts 22 Dec 14 † 7  
STV Edinburgh starts 30 Jun 14 † 8  
 
STV Glasgow starts 2 Jun 14 † 8  
That's Berkshire † 7  
That's Lancashire starts 1 Oct 14 † 7  
That's Manchester starts 1 Oct 14 † 7  
That's Salisbury † 7  
 
That's Solent starts 22 Dec 14 † 7  
That's Surrey † 7  
Thats Oxford starts 22 Dec 14 † 7  
The York Channel † 7  
True Crime † 60185143
 
Radio stations marked ◊ do not broadcast 5pm-midnight in scotland Scotland on Freeview

Radio stations

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Absolute 70sListen to Absolute 70sDAB 0188 
Absolute 80sListen to Absolute 80sDAB 0200726
Absolute 90sListen to Absolute 90sDAB 0201 
Absolute Classic RockListen to Absolute Classic RockDAB 0203 
Absolute RadioListen to Absolute RadioDAB FM/AM7270107724
 
BBC Asian Network funded by the TV LicenceListen to BBC Asian NetworkDAB FM/AM7090119709
BBC Berkshire england flag funded by the TV LicenceDAB719  
BBC Bristol england flag funded by the TV Licence FM/AM719  
BBC C&W england flag funded by the TV Licence 719  
BBC Cambridge england flag funded by the TV Licence FM/AM722  
 
BBC Cornwall england flag funded by the TV Licence 721  
BBC Cumbria england flag funded by the TV Licence 721  
BBC Derby england flag funded by the TV Licence 735  
BBC Devon england flag funded by the TV LicenceDAB FM/AM720  
BBC Essex england flag funded by the TV Licence 734  
 
BBC Gloucestershire england flag funded by the TV Licence 735  
BBC Guernsey  funded by the TV Licence 721  
BBC H&W england flag funded by the TV Licence 720  
BBC Humberside england flag funded by the TV Licence 721  
BBC Jersey  funded by the TV Licence 719  
 
BBC Kent england flag funded by the TV LicenceDAB FM/AM719  
BBC Lancashire england flag funded by the TV Licence 720  
BBC Leeds england flag funded by the TV LicenceDAB FM/AM719  
BBC Leicester england flag funded by the TV Licence 721  
BBC Lincolnshire england flag funded by the TV Licence 722  
 
BBC Manchester england flag funded by the TV LicenceDAB FM/AM719  
BBC Merseyside england flag funded by the TV Licence 722  
BBC Newcastle england flag funded by the TV LicenceDAB FM/AM719  
BBC Norfolk england flag funded by the TV LicenceDAB FM/AM719  
BBC Northampton england flag funded by the TV Licence 734  
 
BBC Nottingham england flag funded by the TV LicenceDAB FM/AM720  
BBC Oxford england flag funded by the TV Licence 722  
BBC Radio 1 funded by the TV LicenceListen to BBC Radio 1DAB FM/AM◊7000101700
BBC Radio 1Xtra funded by the TV LicenceListen to BBC Radio 1XtraDAB7010137701
BBC Radio 2 funded by the TV LicenceListen to BBC Radio 2DAB FM/AM◊7020102702
 
BBC Radio 3 funded by the TV LicenceListen to BBC Radio 3DAB FM/AM◊7030103703
BBC Radio 4 funded by the TV LicenceListen to BBC Radio 4DAB FM/AM7040104704
BBC Radio 4 Extra funded by the TV LicenceListen to BBC Radio 4 ExtraDAB7080131708
BBC Radio 4 LW funded by the TV LicenceListen to BBC Radio 4 LW  0143710
BBC Radio 5 Live funded by the TV LicenceListen to BBC Radio 5 LiveDAB FM/AM7050105705
 
BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra funded by the TV LicenceListen to BBC Radio 5 Live Sports ExtraDAB7060144706
BBC Radio 6 Music funded by the TV LicenceListen to BBC Radio 6 MusicDAB7070120707
BBC Radio Cymru wales flag funded by the TV LicenceListen to BBC Radio CymruDAB FM/AM7200154715
BBC Radio Foyle northernireland flag funded by the TV LicenceListen to BBC Radio FoyleDAB FM/AM720 717
BBC Radio London england flag funded by the TV LicenceListen to BBC Radio LondonDAB FM/AM7210152718
 
BBC Radio nan Gaidheal scotland flag funded by the TV LicenceListen to BBC Radio nan GaidhealDAB FM/AM◊7200139713
BBC Radio Scotland scotland flag funded by the TV LicenceListen to BBC Radio ScotlandDAB FM/AM7190116712
BBC Radio Ulster northernireland flag funded by the TV LicenceListen to BBC Radio UlsterDAB FM/AM7190118716
BBC Radio Wales wales flag funded by the TV LicenceListen to BBC Radio WalesDAB FM/AM7190117714
BBC Sheffield england flag funded by the TV Licence 734  
 
BBC Shropshire england flag funded by the TV Licence 721  
BBC Solent england flag funded by the TV LicenceDAB FM/AM722  
BBC Solent for Dorset england flag funded by the TV LicenceDAB FM/AM734  
BBC Somerset england flag funded by the TV Licence 722  
BBC Stoke england flag funded by the TV Licence 734  
 
BBC Suffolk england flag funded by the TV Licence 720  
BBC Surrey england flag funded by the TV Licence 722  
BBC Sussex england flag funded by the TV Licence 720  
BBC Tees england flag funded by the TV Licence 722  
BBC Three Counties england flag funded by the TV Licence 720  
 
BBC Wiltshire england flag funded by the TV Licence 721  
BBC WM england flag funded by the TV LicenceDAB FM/AM722  
BBC World Service funded by the TV LicenceListen to BBC World ServiceDAB FM/AM◊7100115711
BBC York england flag funded by the TV Licence 720  
BFBS RadioListen to BFBS RadioDAB FM/AM 0211786
 
Capital FMListen to Capital FMDAB FM/AM7240109719
Capital XtraListen to Capital XtraDAB FM/AM 0114720
Classic FMListen to Classic FMDAB FM/AM7310106721
Desi Radio FM/AM 0169 
EWTN Radio  0147 
 
GoldListen to GoldDAB FM/AM 0121722
HeartListen to HeartDAB FM/AM7280111733
heatListen to heatDAB716  
Jazz FM  0202729
Kanshiradio  0205 
 
Kerrang!DAB717  
KissDAB FM/AM7130178 
KISS FRESHListen to KISS FRESH 712  
KISSTORYListen to KISSTORYDAB714  
LBCListen to LBCDAB FM/AM7320112734
 
LBC London NewsListen to LBC London NewsDAB FM/AM 0124 
Liberty Radio  0186 
MagicListen to MagicDAB7150180 
NewsTalk  0210 
Panjab Radio  0130 
 
PlanetRockDAB 0110730
Premier RadioDAB FM/AM725  
Radio Khush Khabri  0151 
Radio XListen to Radio XDAB FM/AM 0113723
Rainbow Radio  0207 
 
RNIB Connect FM/AM730  
RTE 2FM  0164751
RTE Lyric FM  0165752
RTE Radio 1  0160750
RTE Raidio na Gaeltachta  0166753
 
RTE Raidio na Gaeltachta (NI) northernireland flag 729  
Sky News RadioListen to Sky News Radio  0000 
Smooth ExtraDAB 0146 
Smooth radioListen to Smooth radioDAB FM/AM7180128732
Solar Radio  0129 
 
Sukh Sagar Radio  0150 
talkSPORTListen to talkSPORTDAB FM/AM7230108731
The Hits radioListen to The Hits radio 711  
Trans World Radio 733  
TWRListen to TWR FM/AM 0138790
 
U105 northernireland flag 726  
UCB Ireland  0214 
WRN English  0122 

Streamed TV and text

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BBC Red Button 1 funded by the TV LicenceWatch BBC Red Button 1 200981 
CCTV 226  
CONNECT 4 234  
JSTV 246  
Keep It Country TV 245389 
 
Kiss Me TV 207  
kykNET 247  
Proud Dating 208  
Racing UK 231  
SkyText  501 
 
VisionTV 244  

High definition shopping

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+ TV HD  853 
QVC +1 HDWatch QVC +1 HD 111  
QVC Beauty HDWatch QVC Beauty HD 112  
Record Europa HD  856 

Other TV channels

webotherFreeview logo)Freesat from Sky logoFreesat logo
Aaj Tak  818 
Aastha  837 
ABP News  811 
Abu Dhabi TV  794 
Ahlebait TV  826 
 
Ahlulbayt TV  831 
Ahomka Radio  0185 
Akaal Channel  843 
Al Arabiya  855 
Arise News  519 
 
ARY News  802 
ARY QTV  804 
ATN Bangla  827 
BelieVe TV  592 
Best Direct  659 
 
Bike Channel  464 
Blue Ocean Network  571 
Brit Asia TV  824 
British Muslim TV  845 
Channel I  833 
 
Channel S  814 
Channels 24  575213
Chat Box  873 
Colors  786 
Colors  821662
 
Craft Extra  675811
Create and Craft daytime23674813
Daystar TV  583691
DM Global  799 
Dunya News USA  850 
 
Eman Channel  857 
EWTN  589 
Faith World TV  590 
Flow TV  595 
GayNetwork  872 
 
Gems TVWatch Gems TV 43655805
Geo  807 
Geo News International  817 
Geo Tez  816 
Glory TV  823 
 
GOD Channel  580694
Gospel Channel  587 
GR Shop  653804
Hidayat TV  800 
High Street TV  658816
 
High Street TV 2  662 
High Street TV 3  666 
Hillsong Channel  597 
Hochanda 39663817
Hum TV  844 
 
Ideal ExtraWatch Ideal Extra  661810
Ideal World 22654812
Inspiration TV  585690
Iqra Bangla  825 
Iqra TV  819 
 
Islam Channel  806693
Islam Channel Urdu  851 
Jewellery Maker 76665807
JML Direct  651806
KICC TV  591 
 
Lamhe  795 
Loveworld TV  586 
Madani Channel  828 
MATV National  793 
MTA International  787 
 
Muslim Ummah TV  854 
NDTV 24x7  511 
News 18 India  577 
Noor TV  812 
NTV  838 
 
Olive TV  593 
Pavers Shoes TV  669 
Peace TV  813 
Peace TV Urdu  830 
Phoenix CNE  785 
 
Pop 125616603
Prime TV  792 
Psychic Today  886 
PTC Punjabi  815 
PTV Global  803 
 
QVCWatch QVC 16650800
QVC +1Watch QVC +1 36  
QVC BeautyWatch QVC Beauty 35668801
QVC StyleWatch QVC Style  678803
Record Europa  801 
 
Retail Therapy TV  657 
Revelation  581692
Rishtey Europe 77822661
Rocks and Co 40672814
RT 135512 
 
Safeer TV  847 
Samaa TV  832 
Sangat TV  836 
Sikh Channel  829 
Sky News Arabia  840 
 
SonLife 239  
Sonlife TV  594695
Sony SAB TV Asia  810 
Takbeer TV  834 
TBN UK 65582 
 
Thane  670815
The Craft Channel  679818
The Department Store  676 
The Jewellery Channel 49652809
The Mall  677 
 
The Store 39660808
The Word Network  588 
Times Now  576 
Tristar  656 
TV 5 Monde  796 
 
TV 99  842 
TV One  849 
TV Warehouse  667 
TVC News  517 
TVC News +1  572 
 
Ummah Channel  820 
UMP Movies  797 
V Channel  671 
Venus TV  805 
Wellbeing Network  252 
 
Zing  789 

Where Local TV broadcast

webotherFreeview logo)Freesat from Sky logoFreesat logo
QVC ExtraWatch QVC Extra  673802

Adult channels

webotherFreeview logo)Freesat from Sky logoFreesat logo
ADULT Babestn2 177909 
ADULT Blue 176  
ADULT PARTY 175  
ADULT Section (end) 199  
ADULT Section (start) 170  
 
ADULT smileTV2 172  
ADULT smileTV3 173  
Babes from TV  945 
Babestation 174906870
Babestation Daytime Xtra  908 
 
Playboy TV Chat  902 
Storm Babes TV  939 
Studio 66 TV 1  912 
Studio 66 TV 2  940 
Studio 66 TV 3  941 
 
Television X 171  
Xpanded TV 3  914 
Xpanded TV promo england flagscotland flagnorthernireland flag 182  

Comments
Sunday, 21 August 2016
S
StevensOnln1
2:18 PM

Rob: This website is for technical help with TV and radio reception. It does not provide any streaming services, the links given in the channel listings are to streaming services provided by the broadcasters where available.

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Richard Cooper
4:12 PM

Rob: Hi, Rob. To whom do you think you are addressing your comment? This UKFREE.TV website is for helping viewers who are having tv reception problems. 'Movies for men' is available on Channel 48 on Freeview and Spike is available on channel 31. Freeview is not a tv streaming site , but Freeview is digital terrestrial television reception with an aerial (the way that the majority of UK tv viewers receive television). Furthermore this website, UKFREE.TV is not a tv channel streaming service. It would seem that you have your wires crossed, Rob. Richard, Norwich.

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MikeB
9:47 PM

Rob: There is a simpe answer - those channels require an HD tuner to view them (they are not in HD, but thats not the point). If you've only a Freeview tuner, you can't watch them.

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MikeB's 1,859 posts Gold Gold GB
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jb38
11:06 PM

Rob: In addition to that said by StevensOnln1 / Richard Cooper. It has to be assumed that the area you reside in is only covered by a Freeview "light" transmitter? as otherwise you would be able to view the two programmes mentioned on a normal TV, movies4men (epg 48) being transmitted on COM5, and with Spike (epg 31) broadcast on COM6.

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jb38's 7,094 posts Platinum Platinum GB
Monday, 22 August 2016
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Rob
5:46 PM

To: StevensOnln1, Richard Cooper, MikeB, jb38 and any other reelevant contributors -
Gosh, guys, I seem to have stirred up a hornets' nest with my honest misapprehension of the site's purpose!
I thought it was another site supplying links for watching tv channels online; it seems I was wrong.
No doubt if I ever do happen to need technical assistance with reception issues or which channel to select, I will definitely keep this site in mind.
However, I'm sure we can still be friends ...

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Rob's 2 posts GB
Tuesday, 23 August 2016
J
jb38
12:21 AM

Rob: That said in my own reply was based purely on the possibility that you were unable to receive either of the two channels in question because of your location, (Freeview light area) and as such were rather annoyed to find out that a streaming option of either programme was not offered, even although you might well have the facilities necessary to do so.


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