Sky has completed changes to the entertainment and sports genres, which has seen Sky Arts moving to a new slot and the launch of Sky’s new sports channels.

The following changes have been made to Sky’s channel line-up in the UK today:

(All channels with HD simulcasts are allocated two channel numbers, with the HD version appearing on the first number listed on Sky HD and Sky Q.)

Entertainment Genre:

  • Sky Sports Mix has moved to channel 121/287. The channel was previously listed in the Sport Genre.
  • Sky Arts/Sky Arts HD has moved to channels 122/286.
  • Sky Living+1 has moved to channel 129.
  • Sky 2 has moved to channel 163. (164 in Northern Ireland).
  • Pick+1 has moved to channel 164 (283 in Northern Ireland).
  • Challenge +1 has moved to channel 170.
  • Sky Atlantic+1 has moved to channel 217.
  • Sky 1 SD (or Sky 1 HD for non-HD subs) has moved to channel 221.
  • Sky Living (or Sky Living HD for non-HD subs) moves to channel 222. *
  • Sky Atlantic (or Sky Atlantic HD for non-HD subs) moves to channel 223.*

* The primary versions of these channels remain on the same channel numbers and are unaffected by these changes.

Sport Genre:

  • Sky Sports 1 is now Sky Sports Main Event on channels 401/435.
  • Sky Sports 5 is now Sky Sports Premier League and has moved to channels 402/436.
  • Sky Sports Football has launched as a new channel – it’s available on channel 403 and 439.
  • Sky Sports 2 is now Sky Sports Cricket and has moved to channels 404/440.
  • Sky Sports The Open (ex-Sky Sports 4) has moved to channels 405 and 451. On the 24th July 2017, the channel becomes Sky Sports Golf.
  • Sky Sports F1 has moved to channels 406/472.
  • Sky Sports 3 has become Sky Sports Action and has moved to channels 407/473.
  • Sky Sports Arena has launched on channels 408/474.
  • Sky Sports News has moved to channels 409/451.
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By Expat