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The horror channel is the UK's number one destination for horror movies, supernatural series and programmes about the people who make them. Dedicated to broadcasting spine-tingling content the Horror channel has captivated growing audiences. Specialised programming includes an eclectic mixture of cult and contemporary classics, Hollywood blockbusters, dark comedy, B-movie classics as well as biographies, documentaries and compelling series.

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How to Watch: LEGEND XTRA

Below is a list of all the television and radio channels that you can watch in the UK using one of the free services: 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 the current coverage shown thus (54%), taken from Connected Nations Report 2017: Data analysis'

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LEGEND XTRA   69 (54%) 317 138

Local content: This is a local TV service. For full details of broadcaster contacts, see the link icon LEGEND XTRA page.

Official site: See the link icon LEGEND XTRA website.

From Wikipedia: Since takeover they've revamped the daytime schedule to include more series and introduced some slightly better known films and directors to prime while retaining the cult look and feel of the channel. Horror Channel is available as a free-to-air service on Eutelsat 28A. Horror Channel airs a wide range of films, mainly horror, although it does air many which contain horror themes, such as action, comedy and thriller films, many of which are premiered as part of a specific season of films. - link icon read more about LEGEND XTRA on wikipedia (summary by Clipped).

Freeview multiplex: LEGEND XTRA is on a special local multiplex broadcasting only to the area.

Thursday, 21 April 2011
Monday, 3 October 2011
peter b mitchell
12:53 PM
Sowerby Bridge

hi briantist i was actually pointing out u cannot get horror on freeview not freesat thanx

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peter b mitchell's 2 posts GB flag
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Thursday, 13 October 2011

10:30 PM

peter b mitchell: ok...

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Briantist's 38,910 posts GB flag
Monday, 4 February 2013
4:58 PM

HD Tv seems to give consumers so many problems. The general public bought these sets hoping that when HD became generaly available they would be able to watch the HD programs with ease. Boy were we duped.
We are now aware that this is not the case. I have bought many years ago a Pioneer hdmi tv set and paid a substanial amount of money for it then, and I spcificly asked in the shop the revelant questions regarding the future prospects that this tv would be meet with future broadcasts of a HD picture.
After purchasing a Sky HD box over a year ago and paying for the privlage of having a HD quality picture with 4 visit from Sky engineers they say that it is the fault of the TV. But I am able to to have an excellent picture on a Samsung TV using Freeview But I must admit it was not easy to have the information or diagram to buy the relevant cables and connectors to achieve an excellent picture quality and audio on this HD ready TV Dvi audio cable with scart Asda £6.00. I am now of the opinion of cancelling Sky and replace with Freeview is the best option, but I still have to go thro. the painfull process of finding suitable cables and connectors again. If someone could advice I would be most gratefull the set is a Pioneer HDMI PDP-434HDE.

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Ray's 3 posts GB flag
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Tuesday, 5 February 2013

4:58 PM

Ray: Purely out of curiosity, I was just wondering if the problem that you referred to and which the Sky engineers investigated was the one concerning HDMI incompatibility between the Sky HD box and the Pioneer's HDMI input, and if in your case the Sky HD box was left set on 1280i resolution in an attempt to get over the problem?

My only reason for enquiring was by you having mentioned problems in obtaining the correct connection cables, as there shouldn't be if you have the late version of the media receiver as its fitted with an HDMI socket as well as scart facilities, and so DVi connections should not come into the equation.

That said is only refers to connection
cables and not the issue of HDMI. incompatibility.

I would also be interested to know the model number of the Samsung TV that you are using.

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jb38's 7,179 posts GB flag
Wednesday, 4 September 2013
1:04 AM

like see horror channel+1 this September freeview

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james's 4 posts GB flag
Friday, 6 September 2013

3:45 PM

james: Can't you just get a Freeview+ or Youview box so you can +1 every channel?

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Briantist's 38,910 posts GB flag
Tuesday, 21 July 2015
12:07 PM

It's good to have old movies again, like the Hammer movies, "Quatermass and the Pit" and "And Soon the Darkness". But why oh why do you cut these shows that are pushing 50 years old? They are shown post watershed, you sometimes put them on without "temesis", why not always? I'm not a horror groupie, but this excision causes continuity confusion.You cut the Quatermass scene where Col. Breen was standing, all burnt up, before falling into the pit. I'm sure we've seen worse these days, and for real. And your excessive trimming of "And Soon the Darkness" towards the end made it look as if Jane, a trained nurse, didn't care enough about the dead Cathy to more than just crawl away and puke.

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Amron's 3 posts GB flag
Friday, 11 September 2015
Nadine Williams
3:56 PM

Yeah what's happened to dark angle.

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Nadine Williams's 1 post GB flag
Sunday, 13 September 2015
12:03 PM

when we going to see sub titles?

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mark's 1 post GB flag
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