Channel 5 +24 to launch next month

Channel 5 have announced plans to launch a new channel this February.

Channel 5The new channel will be a 24 hour timeshift of Channel 5 showing the previous evening’s primetime programmes.

Channel 5 +24 will launch on Tuesday 4th February and will air from 7pm every evening through to around midnight/1am.

It will be available on Freeview channel 55, Freesat channel 132, Sky channel 175 and Virgin channel 152 – Virgin is expected to drop 5* +1 to make way for Channel 5 +24 and Sky is expected to drop either 5USA +1 or 5* +1.

The channel will also be available from 10am to 7pm on some platforms (such as Freeview), but will only air teleshopping during that time.