Freeview offers over 60 TV channels,  up to 12 HD channels, and 25 radio stations. In fact over 95% of the nation’s favourite programmes are available subscription-free.

Check out our amazing range of channels below. We’re currently rolling out a number of new ones so use our coverage check to see the channels available in your area.

All channels are subject to coverage and may be changed from time to time. Aerial upgrade and/or receiver may be required. (Source: Of the highest rated 1000 programmes from April to September 2014 based on average audience and all individuals. BARB consolidated data includes all viewing in the first seven days.)


Channels below are available to approximately 70% of UK homes. Check your channel line up here.

To view these channels you will need a TV with Freeview HD built in, or a HD-ready TV connected to a Freeview+ HD recorder.





Lifestyle HD




S4C is a Welsh language service available to Freeview viewers in Wales. BBC Alba is a Scottish Gaelic language service available in Scotland. RTE One, RTE Two and TG4 are broadcast to c.78% of the population Northern Ireland and can be received with Freeview HD equipment.

Local TV

Please check the coverage in your area here to see what Local TV channel you will receive. More coming soon.

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Channel numberChannel nameRegional variationBroadcast hoursDescription
1 BBC One 24 hours BBC One offers something of value for everyone with a range of high-quality, popular programming for a modern UK audience.
2 BBC Two 24 hours BBC Two prides itself on a rich mix of innovative, entertaining and challenging programmes, including documentaries, the arts, current affairs, comedy, drama and history.
3 ITV 24 hours The heart of popular culture.
4 Channel 4 24 hours Award-winning comedy, groundbreaking documentaries, distinctive drama and entertainment with an edge.
4 S4C 24 hours S4C digital is S4C's lively, dynamic digital channel dedicated to Wales and all things Welsh.
5 Channel 5 24 hours Channel 5 features programming as diverse as the CSI franchise, The Wright Stuff, Neighbours, Extraordinary People and Milkshake!
6 ITV2 24 hours TV. and then some
7 BBC Three 19:00 - 05:30 BBC is an innovative mixed schedule of news, current affairs, education, music, arts, science and coverage of international issues, as well as drama, comedy and entertainment.
8 BBC Alba 17:00-00:00 Mon-Fri, 16:00-01:00 Sat and 16:00-00:00 on Sun A digital TV channel, available in Scotland, broadcasting Gaelic programmes daily. Programming includes news, Scottish sport, music, factual, children’s and entertainment programmes.
8 That's Lancashire 24 hours
8 Cambridge TV 24 hours
8 Estuary TV shut down daily at 12 am Estuary is a commercial public service broadcaster and will provide local news every day, combined with a varied schedule including current affairs, business, environmental, historical, documentary, films and entertainment programming.
9 BBC Four 19:00 - 04:00 BBC4 brings viewers an alternative and wonderful mix of culture, arts, world cinema, science, history, business and current affairs.
10 ITV3 24 hours Crafted drama collections from ITV.
11 Pick 24 hours Pick offers a compelling mix of general entertainment, from quality drama and documentaries to lifestyle and factual entertainment programming.
12 Dave 07:00 - 03:00 Dave features top quiz shows and cult comedies, including QI, Top Gear and Never Mind The Buzzcocks. Dave is 'the home of witty banter'.
13 Channel 4+1 24 hours The same as Channel 4 only one hour later, so you don't miss out. Award-winning comedy, groundbreaking documentaries, distinctive drama and entertainment with an edge.
14 More4 09:00 - 04:30 Lifestyle, documentaries and US drama, from brand new programmes to the best of Channel 4.
15 Film4 11:00 - 04:00 The best of British film-making, US independents, Hollywood blockbusters, guilty pleasures, foreign films and cult.
16 QVC 24 hours QVC is the UK's leading TV shopping channel, making shopping easy, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
17 Really 08:00 - 01:49 The UK’s leading lifestyle TV channel. Really provides a compelling mixture of honest and entertaining television.
18 4Music 24 hours The ultimate in music TV, bringing you closer to the music you love with the hottest stars and the biggest charts, plus gut-busting comedy and jaw-dropping reality shows.
It’s music and then some.
19 Yesterday 06:00 - 03:00 Yesterday is a place where the past is always present. On this channel the past will be evoked in a way that is more vivid and relevant to viewers than ever before.
20 Drama 08:00 - 02:00 Drama airs a diverse range of critically-acclaimed British dramas featuring stellar talent, many of whom have gone on to join Hollywood’s elite. Watch the trailer to see what to expect on Drama.
21 5 USA 12:00 - 01:00 5 USA reflects the energy, pulse and guts of the USA’s great cities. 5 USA will be showcasing the best of American TV including The Beast, acclaimed comedy 30 Rock and The Shield.
22 Ideal World 24 hours Broadcasting 24 hours each day, Ideal World brings you a vast range of goods from fashion, jewellery, gardening, health & beauty and housewares.
24 ITV4 24 hours A haven of sport and cult classics from ITV.
26 ITV Be 24 hours Entertainment and lifestyle from the UK and US, featuring real lives and real people, on ITVBe.
27 ITV2+1 24 hours TV. and then some
28 E4 24 hours Telly with attitude, stuffed to bursting with comedy, drama, US imports, reality shows and plenty fun times.
29 E4+1 24 hours Catch up on E4 one hour later. Telly with attitude, stuffed to bursting with comedy, drama, US imports, reality shows and plenty fun times.
30 5* 09:00 - 12:00 5* is an entertainment channel for people who like their drama sexier, their documentaries harder, their movies bigger and their soaps soapier.
31 Spike 24 hours This is SPIKE. A brand new channel for those who demand entertainment smarter, sharper, braver. A fresh venue for exclusive shows from the UK and US - visionary dramas, genre-defining movies and sports that push limits.
32 Movie Mix 24 hours Movie Mix is the home of a broad range of movie entertainment and quality drama series from the UK and US, broadcasting in the UK on Freeview Channel 32.
33 ITV+1 24 hours Catch up on ITV one hour later.
34 ITV3+1 18:00 - 06:00 Catch up on ITV3 one hour later.
35 QVC Beauty 08:00 - 13:00 QVC Beauty is a TV channel dedicated to premium beauty brands and beauty advice. Broadcasts feature QVC’s extensive range of salon and prestige skincare, cosmetic and haircare brands.
36 Create and Craft 07:00 - 22:00 Create and Craft is devoted to a range of craft pursuits, including card making, drawing, needlecraft, embroidery and decoupage.
37 Quest 24 hours Quest is the channel for people who find real-life more fascinating and entertaining than fiction.
38 Quest+1 24 hours Catch up on Quest one hour later. Quest is the channel for people who find real-life more fascinating and entertaining than fiction.
39 The Store 06:00 - 04:00 The Store is a teleshopping channel with a mix of retail teleshopping content focused on beauty, health and homeware products. The channel also features live teleshopping gaming content from Netplay TV under the programme brand Jackpot247.
40 Rocks & Co 13:00 - 18:00 Rocks & Co. is a falling auction shopping channel that specialises in high end jewellery and precious gemstones. The team includes internationally renowned gemstone experts and jewellery designers.
41 Food Network 24 hours Food Network UK brings a fresh perspective to the UK food scene by offering an irresistible combination of credible cooking, new ideas and high-energy lifestyle entertainment.
42 Travel Channel 24 hours Travel Channel is the world’s leading travel-themed entertainment channel. Through the engaging storytelling and unique perspectives of our presenters we transport viewers to every corner of the globe. Our shows inspire, inform and entertain and tap into the human desire to experience new things, explore new places and engage with fascinating people and cultures.
43 Gems TV 24 hours Gems TV is a reverse auction jewellery shopping channel, officially the first reverse auction in the UK.
44 Channel 5+1 24 hours Channel 5+1 means you never need miss such great shows as Celebrity Big Brother, Neighbours the CSI franchise, The Gadget Show and some great sport!
45 Film4+1 24 hours Keep missing your favourite films on Film 4? Film 4 +1 is now available on Freeview. Giving you another chance to catch the best of British film-making, US indies, Hollywood blockbusters, guilty pleasures and cult classics.
46 Challenge 24 hours Challenge is the home of ‘contest’. It offers cult shows, world famous quiz formats, innovative new game shows and superb TNA Impact Wrestling action. From original UK commissioned content to iconic classic shows from the past, there's something for everyone.
47 4seven See description Your chance to catch up with Channel 4’s most popular and talked-about shows from the last seven days.
48 Movies4Men 24 hours Movies4Men is a film channel dedicated to supplying quality, non-stop entertainment for the male audience. The channel caters for all tastes, serving up the very best in Action, War, and Westerns, with hundreds of titles ranging from the cinematic golden age to modern big screen greats.
49 TJC 24 hours The Jewellery Channel (TJC) boasts a personal shopping service that offers friendly and professional advice so customers get the most out of their Jewellery shopping experience.
55 Channel 5 +24 19:00 - 00:00 Channel 5 +24 is Channel 5's new catch-up channel. It will show the previous day's Channel 5 primetime programmes from 7pm until midnight each day.
58 VIVA 09:00 - 11:00 A unique mix of award-winning comedy, the best in rock and pop and fabulous new programming, VIVA is the exciting new channel from MTV.
61 True Entertainment 06:00 - 03:00 True Entertainment is the home of classic series, powerful true stories, dramas based on bestselling novels and heart-warming movies. With an exciting mix of programming its all the entertainment you need in one place.
63 Community Channel 11:00 - 01:00 Community Channel is the only TV channel for communities, charities and the brilliant people who make the U.K. a better place for us all. Twelve million people watched the channel last year. Viewers learn more by watching the channel and are motivated to do more for others. Community Channel is a Media Trust initiative, funded by the Big Lottery Fund.
64 CBS Action 24 hours The home of high-octane entertainment, edge of your seat thrillers and cult favourites. Classic US series Star Trek, NCIS, CSI, Walker, Texas Ranger and Dexter.
65 TBN 24 hours TBN offers 24 hours of commercial-free inspirational programming that appeal to people in a wide variety of Protestant, Catholic and Messianic Jewish denominations.
66 CBS Reality 24 hours Home to the good, the bad and the extraordinary, CBS Reality brings you a wide variety of hit content, including the longest running courtroom U.S. series Judge Judy, multi-award winning 48 Hours, fast-paced crime series Jail, Sins and Secrets and Cops, plus the highly entertaining docu-series Hoarders. Be captivated, shocked, and entertained by this award winning real life channel packed with compelling documentaries and hard-hitting real life dramas.
68 truTV 24 hours truTV is a larger-than-life entertainment channel that enthrals, engages and amuses with a mix of original, revealing and entertaining programmes featuring unique characters and incredible situations.
69 truTV+1 24 hours Catch up on truTV one hour later. truTV is a larger-than-life entertainment channel that enthrals, engages and amuses with a mix of original, revealing and entertaining programmes featuring unique characters and incredible situations.
70 Horror Channel 24 hours Horror Channel is the UK’s first channel dedicated to the dark side of cinema and television. With an eclectic mix of ground-breaking and genre-defining content including niche, cult and box office smash movies along with fantasy, sci-fi and supernatural series, you'll be entertained and terrified.
71 Motors TV Monday to Friday from 17:00 - 05:00. Weekends 24 hours. Motorsport lives here! Yes, the High Speed Television Channel is the place to find the widest range of motor racing coverage on the box! From live world championships on two wheels and four to highlights of your favourite grassroots series, there's something to suit every petrol head on Motors TV.
74 CBS Drama 24 hours
76 Jewellery Maker 0800-1200 JewelleryMaker is the leading one stop online destination and TV channel for top quality but affordable jewellery making accessories.
77 Rishtey Europe 24 hours Rishtey TV Europe is home to content viewers will love including kids shows, top soaps, Bollywood movies, social awareness content and formatted shows including India’s Got Talent and Bigg Boss (Big Brother).
78 YourTV 0700-0300 Mon-Fri YourTV is a fresh new entertainment channel providing sensational real-life stories, irresistible experiences and thrilling tales. On air from 7am to 3am across the UK, series airing on the channel include Don’t Tell The Bride, Corrupt Crimes, Shark and Snapped. Visit for more info.
79 YourTV+1 0300-0400 Mon-Fri Catch up on YourTV one hour later. YourTV is a fresh new entertainment channel providing sensational real-life stories, irresistible experiences and thrilling tales. On air from 7am to 3am across the UK, series airing on the channel include Don’t Tell The Bride, Corrupt Crimes, Shark and Snapped. Visit for more info.
81 Talking Pictures TV 24 hours An Afternoon At the Flicks Any time of day! A new independent archive film and television channel.
101 BBC One HD 24 hours You can now see all of BBC One's big shows in high definition on the BBC One HD channel, Freeview channel 101.
102 BBC Two HD 24 hours BBC Two HD is a free-to-air high definition channel from the BBC. It features a wide range of programmes from across BBC Two.
103 ITV HD 24 hours ITV HD offers everything you know and love about ITV but in even shinier, brighter high definition.
104 4HD 24 hours 4HD means you can view the complete Channel 4 schedule and enjoy a high definition experience whenever it is available.
105 BBC Three HD 7 pm - 4 am BBC Three HD
106 BBC Four HD 7 pm - 4 am BBC Four HD
107 BBC News HD 24 hours BBC News HD
108 Al Jazeera English HD Only available in certain areas. Please check your coverage 24 hours International news that takes you to the heart of the story, in glorious high definition.
109 Channel 4+1 HD 24 hours Catch up on the complete Channel 4 schedule one hour later, in high definition.
110 4seven HD 24 hours Channel 4's most popular and talked about shows from the last seven days, all in HD.
112 QVC Beauty HD 13:00 - 01:00
120 CBBC 07:00 - 19:00 Offering a broad mix of drama, entertainment, news and factual shows, CBBC is the exciting digital channel for 6 -12 year olds.
121 CBeebies 06:00 - 19:00 CBeebies is dedicated to preschoolers. Packed full of their favourite characters, CBeebies offers 13 hours of programmes every day which encourage your child to play along and learn.
122 CITV 06:00 - 18:00 Wickedly playful kids stuff from ITV.
123 CBBC HD 7 am - 7 pm CBBC HD
124 CBeebies HD 6 am - 7 pm CBeebies HD
125 POP 24 hours POP is a high energy channel for kids. POP delivers a fresh and diverse mix of shows. Silly cartoons, fun how to facts and game shows all combine to form an entertaining and inspiring bundle for children.
126 Tiny Pop 03:00-00:00 Tiny Pop offers a fun and safe environment for kids aged 3-7 to laugh, learn and grow, with a brilliantly diverse range of programming and fun interactive games. Continue the fun over at with exclusive digital content including full length episodes, games, competitions and much more.
130 BBC News 24 hours The BBC's continuous news channel, breaking stories as they happen, with the latest news, weather, sport and business updates 24 hours a day seven days a week.
131 BBC Parliament 24 hours The UK’s prime political channel - unedited coverage of the House of Commons, House of Lords and Select Committees in Westminster.
132 Sky News 24 hours Breaking news 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. And a whole lot more. Sky News has been voted News Channel of the Year, and it keeps getting better.
133 Al Jazeera English 24 hours Al Jazeera English is international news that takes you to the heart of the story, with in depth news and analysis from around the globe.
134 Al Jazeera Arabic 24 hours 24 hour news and current affairs from the Arab world
135 RT 24 hours RT offers regular news updates and a unique insight into many aspects of Russian history, culture and opinions.
601 BBC Red Button 24 hours Press the red button on your remote at any time to enter the world of BBC Red Button.
201 Holidays TV 24 hours Holidays TV is a new channel from the broadcast division of the Daily Mail Group. It’s the perfect place to find great value last minute holidays, from the comfort of your armchair.
601 BBC Red Button 24 hours Press the red button on your remote at any time to enter the world of BBC Red Button.
700 BBC Radio 1 24 hours BBC Radio 1 takes you through your day - playing the best new music, with exclusive interviews, live bands and unprecedented access to the stars.
701 BBC 1Xtra 24 hours The hottest new black music. From RnB to Drum & Bass, Hip Hop to Dancehall and Garage - and loads in between.
702 BBC Radio 2 24 hours BBC Radio 2 combines popular music and culture with a diverse range of specialist music, features, documentaries, light entertainment and live and exclusive recordings.
703 BBC Radio 3 24 hours BBC Radio 3 is the home of live music and the arts. We offer classical music, world music, jazz, Broadway and film music, drama, the arts and ideas.
704 BBC Radio 4 24 hours BBC Radio 4 offers a unique range of programmes to inspire and entertain you. From current affairs to award winning comedy every week and captivating drama.
705 BBC R5 Live 24 hours Dedicated to giving you live commentary on news and sport. Exclusive rights on the all the major sports including the Premiership, and up to the minute news and debate.
706 BBC R5SX 24 hours BBC Five Live Sports Extra is dedicated to pure live sport - the digital home of cricket and rugby, plus extra commentary of football, F1, and tennis.
707 BBC 6 Music 24 hours BBC Radio 6 Music celebrates the very best in music. It's a station for people who are passionate about rock and pop music.
708 BBC R4 Extra 24 hours BBC Radio 4 Extra offers pure radio entertainment all day, every day. Hear original radio comedies which became TV hits, alongside comedy classics and the best names on the stand-up scene.
709 BBC Radio Asian 24 hours The BBC Asian Network brings you the latest news, sport and issues from a British Asian perspective, with the sounds of current Bollywood hits and the best in British Asian music.
710 BBC World 24 hours BBC World Service is the award-winning broadcaster which gets to the heart of global events. Programmes cover news to science and the environment to arts, religion and music of all kinds.
711 The Hits Radio 24 hours Playing the biggest hits right now across the UK.
712 Kiss Fresh 24 hours
713 Kiss 24 hours A fun-loving station dedicated to the UK's young party people. Playing rhythmic driven music - Urban and Dance.
714 Kisstory 24 hours
715 Magic 24 hours Magic plays more music, less talk twenty four hours a day. Core artists include Elton John, Dido, Will Young, Stevie Wonder and George Michael. This is feel good radio for all ages.
716 Heat 24 hours A non-stop mix of music that makes you want to get up in the morning - or stay out late at night.
718 Smooth Radio 24 hours Join presenters Andrew Castle, Kate Garraway, Myleene Klass and Tina Hobley for ‘Your Relaxing Music Mix’. Smooth Radio plays music from artists such as Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder and Whitney Houston, blended with the best relaxing music from today's stars like Will Young and Michael Bublé.
722 Kerrang! 24 hours Playing music with attitude - Red Hot Chilli Peppers, The Foo Fighters, Kasabian, Kaiser Chiefs, Greenday, Muse, Beastie Boys and HARD-Fi ...... get it all at Kerrang!
723 talkSPORT 24 hours talkSPORT tackles all the big sporting issues with an energy, humour and opinion you won't find anywhere else on the dial!
724 Capital FM 24 hours Capital FM offers the very best Hit Music, the hottest showbiz & artist interviews, massive money-can’t-buy competitions, up-to-date local news and traffic & travel throughout the day.
725 Premier Radio 24 hours Premier Christian Radio brings you inspirational teachings and debate, Christian and Gospel music and the latest news from a Christian perspective.
726 U105 24 hours U105 is a Belfast based radio station, providing a mix of music and speech as well as hourly news bulletins.
727 Absolute Radio 24 hours Discover Real Music. Absolute Radio guarantees to help you rediscover more music than any other station.
728 Heart 24 hours There's no better way to lift your mood than by tuning into Heart. From the Sugababes and Kelly Clarkson to Sister Sledge and Barry White, Heart plays music that's guaranteed to make you feel good.
0 Local TV coming soon 24 hours Nineteen independent local TV channels have been licensed by Ofcom.
8 London Live 24 hours The first 24 hour entertainment channel devoted exclusively to the Capital. London Live will begin broadcasting on the 31st of March in the Greater London area.
8 Mustard TV Monday to Friday from 5.30 pm to 10.30 pm Mustard TV is a local TV station for the greater Norwich area.
730 Insight Radio 24 hours Insight Radio is Europe's first radio station for the blind and partially sighted. There's a range of news, music, features, talking books and specialist shows available, all of which are presented by blind or partially sighted people. You can also listen to TED Radio Hour and The Moth radio shows, both are highly acclaimed podcasts.
8 Notts TV Monday to Friday 4pm to 12am
8 Sheffield Live 24 hours
8 NVTV 24 hours
8 Made in Bristol 24 hours
23 Made in Cardiff 24 hours
8 That's Solent 24 hours Covering Southampton, Portsmouth and Isle of Wight, That’s Solent is your voice providing the latest news and entertainment for the Solent.
8 Made in Leeds 24 hours
8 Made in Tyne & Wear 24 hours
8 Bay TV Liverpool 24 hours
23 STV Glasgow Monday to Friday from 12pm to 1am STV Glasgow showcases the City, its surrounding areas and its people with an entertaining mix of news, features, live and interactive formats together with quality acquired and archive programmes.
731 Classic FM 24 hours Attracting an audience of 5.6 million people each week, Classic FM offers a wide variety of programmes, hosted by a range of broadcasters and musicians including John Suchet, Alan Titchmarsh, Aled Jones, Myleene Klass, Alex James, Margherita Taylor, Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen, Nicholas Owen, Charlotte Green and Catherine Bott. Since its launch in 1992, Classic FM has aimed to break down the barriers to classical music and in so doing, introduce an entirely new audience to the genre.
23 STV Edinburgh 24 hours
8 Latest TV 24 hours Local TV for Brighton and Hove.
732 LBC 24 hours LBC is Britain’s only national news talk radio station. It tackles the big issues of the day, with intelligent, informed and provocative opinion from guests, listeners and presenters, including Nick Ferrari, James O’Brien, Shelagh Fogarty, Iain Dale, Ken Livingstone, David Mellor and Beverley Turner. LBC reaches more than 1.3 million people in Britain, and Nick Ferrari hosts London’s number one commercial radio breakfast show by market share.
733 Trans World Radio 24 hours TWR exists to share Jesus Christ with the world. Offering thought-provoking speech-based Christian radio, we offer a journey from doubt to decision to discipleship.
51 TG4 24 hours TG4 is only available to Freeview customers in certain areas. Please check your coverage.
52 RTÉ One 24 hours RTÉ One is the most popular TV channel in Ireland. RTÉ One serves the wider population with high-impact programming, landmark drama, documentary, factual and entertainment programming, news and current affairs, bringing the country together for key national events. RTÉ One is only available to Freeview customers in certain areas. Please check your coverage.
53 RTÉ Two 24 hours RTÉ2 provides distinctive and relevant programming for younger people, Ads 15-34, through factual, entertainment, comedy, sport, documentary and acquired drama. RTÉ2 is only available to Freeview customers in certain areas. Please check your coverage.
136 Arise News 24 hours An emerging 24-hour news and entertainment channel brought to you by a diverse team of over 500 world-class journalists, and broadcasters, behind-the-scenes and in front of camera: a team dedicated to offering perspectives seldom given airtime.
8 Big Centre TV 24 hours Big Centre TV is the local TV channel for Birmingham, Walsall, Wolverhampton, Solihull and The Black Country.
111 QVC+1 HD 01:00 – 13:00