The Hallmark family of channels have rebranded as Universal Channel (Sky channel 130 and Virgin Media channel 162), Universal Channel +1 (Sky channel 150 and Virgin Media channel 163) and Universal Channel HD (Sky channel 220) respectively. Programming remains largely unchanged.
Hallmark Channel will rebrand as Universal Channel on the 18th October as part of Universal Networks International’s global rebranding plan. The HD version of Hallmark will also rebrand as Universal Channel HD.
Hallmark Channel HD and Sky Sports HD 4 will launch on Sky in the coming months. This is in addition to the previously announced ITV1 HD. ITV1 HD will launch on the 2nd April, Sky Sports HD 4 will launch on the 29th April and Hallmark Channel HD will launch on the 28th June.