Motor Trend
CountryItaly
Broadcast areaItaly, Switzerland
NetworkDiscovery Italia
Programming
Language(s)Italian
Picture format576i (16:9 SDTV)
1080i (16:9 HDTV)
Ownership
Sister channelsNove
DMAX
Food Network
Frisbee
Giallo
HGTV
K2
Real Time
History
Launched29 April 2018 (2018-04-29)
ReplacedFocus (channel 56)
Alpha (channel 59)
Links
Websitemotortrendtv.it
Availability
Terrestrial
Mux Rete A1 (Italy)Channel 59 (SD)
Cable
UPC SwitzerlandChannel 53 (Tessin)
Channel 553 (Romandy & Deutschswizz)
Satellite
Tivùsat (Italy)Channel 57 (HD)
Sky ItaliaChannel 419 (HD)
Hot Bird 13B11881 V 27500 3/4

Motor Trend is an Italian automotive interest television channel owned by Discovery Networks Italia.

History

The channel began broadcasting on 29 April 2018, replacing Focus after the end of that brand licensing agreement, which was taken over by Mediaset.[1]

On 1 April 2019, Motor Trend was converted in HD on satellite.

On 21 December 2019, Motor Trend replaced Alpha on channel 59 of DTT. On channel 56, it was replaced by HGTV on 2 February 2020.[2]

On 1 July 2021, following a reorganization of some Sky channels, HGTV moves to LCN 419.

Programming

References

  1. ^ "Dal 29 aprile arriva Motor Trend sul canale 56 del digitale terrestre. Focus sul 35 dal 17 maggio" (in Italian).
  2. ^ "Dal 2 febbraio 2020 in chiaro sul 56 DTT | HGTV – Home & Garden TV - Digital-News". Digital-News.it (in Italian). 2019-12-19. Retrieved 2020-05-08.