Movies 24
Programming
Timeshift serviceMovies 24 +
Ownership
OwnerNBCUniversal International Networks (NBCUniversal)
Sky UK Limited
Sister channels
History
Launched26 June 2006
Links
Websitewww.tvmovies24.com
Availability
Cable
Virgin Media
(UK)
Channel 419
Channel 420 (+)
UPC Romania
(Romania)
Channel 108
Satellite
Sky
(UK & Ireland)
Channel 325
Channel 326 (+)
Cyfra+
(Poland)
Channel 45
Dolce
(Romania)
Channel 160
Astra 2E
28.2°E
12070 H 27500 5/6
12070 H 27500 5/6 (+)

Movies 24 is a British pay television channel owned by NBCUniversal and operated by Sky Group. It was launched on 26 June 2006 for Sky broadcasting. The channel is popular for showing Hallmark television films, and television shows which were originally available to watch on the Hallmark Channel in Britain, before it was replaced in 2010.

During the Christmas period the channels are rebranded as Christmas 24 and Christmas 24 +.

History

The Channel was launched in the United Kingdom on 26 June 2006 on the satellite provider Sky. On 16 October 2006, a timeshift channel Movies 24 + was launched. The channel was previously a 90-minute timeshift channel called More 24.[1]

In September 2007, Movies 24 + introduced a separate daily schedule from Movies 24, showing the same movies but at different times throughout the day.[2] From 1 April 2020, Movies 24 is not available on the BT TV platform.

Programming

Hallmark Channel Original Movies are a main feature of programing
Hallmark Channel Original Movies are a main feature of programing

In Britain, the channel is well known for its seasonal themed programming, such as Autumn, Halloween, at Christmas, Valentine's Day and Mother's Day, which are broadcast throughout the year. Other movies and tv shows featured can focus on other themes such as Westerns.

Much of the programming on Movies 24 includes:

References

  1. ^ "Movies 24 launches More 24". Digital Spy. Retrieved 6 October 2006.
  2. ^ "Movies 24: Current Idents". The Ident Gallery. Retrieved 13 November 2011.