All posts tagged 'Channel 5'

Channel 5 Audience Share Grows To 6.51% In 2017

2017 was a great year for Channel 5. The Viacom owned broadcaster's portfolio of channels delivered an audience share of 6.51%, up 5% year-on-year - representing the largest year-on-year audience growth of any terrestrial broadcaster portfolio during 2017 and C5's strongest overall ratings performance for 13 years.

Channel 5 Scraps My5, Premium Channel 5Prime To Launch In Its Place

Less than two years after they scrapped their 24 hour time-shift service (Channel 5+24) to launch a linear My5 service, Channel 5 is scrapping the My5 channel to launch 5PRIME. The new channel will launch as of January 16th. While My5 is being scraped as a channel, it will remain as an on-demand catch up and box set service across all major platforms.

Channel 5 Acquires NBC’s ‘Will & Grace’ Revival, UK Premiere Set For January 5th

Will & Grace is returning to the UK. Channel 5 has secured the exclusive UK rights to the revival series after striking a deal with international distributor NBCUniversal International Distribution. The sixteen episode revival, also known as the ninth season of Will & Grace, will premiere on Channel 5 on Friday January 5th at 10pm.

Channel 5, A+E Networks UK Agree My5 Distribution Deal

In what is being hailed as a "first" for a British commercial PSB, Channel 5 has agreed a distribution deal with A+E Networks UK which will see content from A+E's FTA channel Blaze made available on My5.

Channel 5 Acquires UK Rights To ABC’s ‘Dirty Dancing’ Reboot

ABC's Dirty Dancing reboot is coming to the UK. Channel 5 has secured the exclusive UK broadcast rights to the three-hour TV movie/special after agreeing a deal with international distributor Lionsgate Television, TVWise has learned.