This is the section to find out about other British cable, satellite and freeview channels, plus pioneering channels from the 1980s, like Super Channel. It's also the resting place for channels which are no longer with us. RIP. In the 1990s when a new tv channel was launched, it was considered something special, as only a handful of channels existed, this page aims to highlight some of those channels. Today with hundreds of specialist channels at our fingertips, new channels come and go frequently , and stations get rebranded far too often to keep up with!
Pioneering and early satellite and cable channels
Most of the UK and Europe's first satellite and cable channels
Analogue, Digital Satellite, Cable and Freeview channels
As digital channels became common place in the late 90s here are a selection of past and current channels.