Hallmark Channel has rebranded as Universal Channel

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.

Universal Channel

Hallmark HD launches on Sky

The high definition version of Hallmark Channel has launched on Sky. It’s available on Sky channel 220. Shows such as Law & Order, CSI and Without a Trace will all broadcast in high definition on the new channel. Also, the normal standard definition Hallmark Channel now shows some programming in widescreen format instead of the previous 4:3 format.