Sky Showcase
Logo used since 2021
Broadcast areaUnited Kingdom
Isle of Man
Channel Islands
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
Timeshift serviceSky Showcase +1
OwnerSky Group (Comcast)
Sister channelsList of Sky UK channels
Launched1 September 2021; 2 years ago (1 September 2021)
ReplacedSky One
Streaming media
Sky GoWatch live (UK and Ireland only)
NowWatch live (UK and Ireland only)
Virgin TV Anywhere (UK)Watch live (UK only)
Virgin TV Anywhere (Ireland)Watch live (Ireland only)

Sky Showcase is a British pay television channel which launched on 1 September 2021 along with Sky Max. It is owned and operated by Sky Group, a division of American media company Comcast.[1]

The channel was announced on 28 July 2021 to replace Sky One.[2] It broadcasts a selection of programmes from across Sky's portfolio of channels - Sky Witness, Sky Documentaries, Sky Crime, Sky Nature, Sky Arts, Sky Max, Sky Comedy, Sky History, Sky Kids, Sky Sci-Fi and E! - as well as selected highlights from Sky Cinema, Sky News, and Sky Sports. However, sometimes the channel will air the same series as another Sky channel, but will show a different episode.The channel is being seen by Sky as their flagship channel and as a replacement for Sky One, whose programming transferred to another new channel - Sky Max - and to Sky Comedy.[3][4][5] A german-language channel was launched in Germany and Austria on 4 August 2022.

On 15 January 2024, select programming from Sky Atlantic began being broadcast.[6]


Sky Showcase exclusives

Sky Arts simulcasts

Main article: Sky Arts

Sky Atlantic simulcasts

Main article: Sky Atlantic

Sky Comedy simulcasts

Main article: Sky Comedy

Sky Crime simulcasts

Main article: Sky Crime

Sky Documentaries simulcasts

Main article: Sky Documentaries

Sky Kids simulcasts

Main article: Sky Kids (TV channel)

Sky Max simulcasts

Main article: Sky Max

Sky Nature simulcasts

Main article: Sky Nature

Sky News simulcasts

Main article: Sky News

Sky Sci-Fi simulcasts

Main article: Sky Sci-Fi

Sky Sports simulcasts

Main article: Sky Sports


  1. ^ "Sky Showcase".
  2. ^ "Sky One axed in Sky channel revamp". 28 July 2021.
  3. ^ "Sky makes changes to entertainment portfolio unveiling Sky Showcase and Sky Max".
  4. ^ Yossman, K. J. (27 July 2021). "Sky Marks End of an Era as 'Sky One' Channel Is Retired in a Major Rebrand". Variety.
  5. ^ Kanter, Jake (27 July 2021). "Sky Overhauls UK Channel Portfolio; Retires Sky One & Launches Sky Showcase". Deadline Hollywood.
  6. ^ "Sky Showcase guide to new shows in 2024".
  7. ^ [@rugbyleagueontv] (3 April 2023). "Sky's Double Header on Easter Sunday, 3.30pm Women: Leeds v York, 6pm Leeds v Huddersfield, Will feature on Sky Showcase (Sky 106 & Virgin 109), as well broadcasting on Sky Sports Action, from 3pm to 8pm" (Tweet) – via Twitter.