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TV Guides

If you're looking for information to guide you in your choice of pay-TV services, streaming services or TV equipment and streaming devices, our easy-to-follow TV guides are here to help.

Channel lists

Want to know which channels are available on which pay-TV services? We've got you covered. Here are the channels you can find on Sky, NOW, BT and Virgin Media TV services.

What channels are on Sky TV?

Here is a full list of what channels are on Sky TV, as well as some of the most popular channels which you can only get directly from Sky TV.

See all the channels available on Sky

Virgin Media TV Channels Full List | What channels are on Virgin Media TV?

Here's a full list of all the channels included in Virgin Media TV and broadband packages.

See what channels are on Virgin TV

What can you get with Freeview?

With streaming services offering access to more TV series, viewers are ditching large TV packages. Here’s a list of what’s available on Freeview TV.

Read our guide to Freeview

What channels are on NOW TV?

Interested in the flexibility of NOW TV but not sure what you can actually get with it? This guide gives you all the channels you can get with NOW TV memberships.

See all the channels available on NOW

What channels are on BT TV (aka EE TV)

Considering signing up for EE TV - formerly BT TV – but not sure what you’ll get? Here’s a rundown of the channels across EE TV’s packages.

See the channels available on BT TV

Sport on TV

Want to know where to watch all the best live sports, including the Premier League and Formula 1? Our TV guides will show you not only where to watch it all, but which service has which competitions and which service is the cheapest.

TNT Sports vs Sky Sports: what should I choose? - Uswitch

Compare TNT Sports and Sky Sports to see which TV package is best for you. Find out which channels you need to see the sports you love.

Read our TNT Sports vs Sky Sports guide

What's the cheapest way to watch football on TV?

With the Premier League and the majority of competitions and leagues only available on pay-TV platforms, what's the cheapest way to watch football on TV?

Read our cheap guide to watching football

How to watch the Premier League on TV

Find out where to watch the latest Premier League matches, including all the games in the dramatic run-in for the 2023/24 season.

See the ways you can watch the Premier League

Want to watch Sky Sports Live? | Here's how to get Sky Sports

Showing live sports like Premier League and EFL matches, Formula 1 races and more, Sky Sports is a must for sports fans. Here’s how to get Sky Sports.

Read our guide to Sky Sports

What's on Eurosport?

Eurosport has live coverage of key European and international sporting events, with titles like the Australian Open and the Tour de France available to watch.

Read our guide to Eurosport

How can I watch TNT Sports?

If you’re a sports fan, you’ll want access to dedicated sports channels like TNT Sports - previously known as BT Sport. Here’s how you can get TNT Sports with any provider.

Read our guide to TNT Sports

How to watch women's football on TV

Don’t miss a minute of the action with our guide on how to watch all the best of women's football on TV.

Read our guide to watching women's football

Streaming

Streaming is now the standard way most of us watch TV shows and films, so here's what you need to know in order to get the best streaming experience at home.

How to watch NOW TV memberships

Want access to great Sky TV series, sports matches and films? NOW TV membership might be for you. Read our guide on how you can watch NOW TV on your device.

Read our guide to NOW TV subscriptions

Which streaming service should I get?

We compare some of the biggest streaming platforms to decide once and for all, which streaming platform is the best: Netflix, Amazon, Disney Plus, NOW, or Sky.

Read our guide to TV streaming services

How to watch Discovery Plus

Wildlife, planes, history and football: Discovery Plus has so many options to choose from. Find out how you can watch Discovery Plus no matter who your TV provider is.

Learn more

How to watch Sky Atlantic — with or without Sky

If you want to watch all the latest programming from HBO, such as The Last of Us or The White Lotus, here’s how you can watch Sky Atlantic.

Here's how to get Sky Atlantic

TV and film streaming services guide

With so many streaming services entering the market, which one should you be subscribing to? Find out everything you need to know about TV and film streaming services guide.

Read our guide to streaming TV

How to watch Paramount Plus in the UK

Paramount Plus is the latest streaming service to launch with a combination of exclusive and classic content. Here's how to watch Paramount Plus UK.

Read our UK guide to Paramount Plus

How to watch Netflix on your TV

As more devices become 'smart', there's no need to watch Netflix on a small screen. There are loads of different ways to watch Netflix on your TV.

Learn how to get Netflix on your TV

How to watch live TV online

Need to watch a new episode or sports events live but don’t have access to the TV right now? It’s easy to watch live TV online no matter what device you’re using.

Read our guide to watching live TV online

How to get streaming services for free in the UK

The cost of streaming services can quickly add up, so here's how to get streaming services for free in the UK (legally).

Read our guide to free streaming services

How to watch catch-up TV online

Thanks to catch-up TV, you’re no longer tied to a set TV schedule. Here’s how to watch TV shows on your own terms using online catch-up services.

Read our guide on catch-up TV

How to watch NOW TV on TV

Signed up for a NOW TV membership to save on Sky content but don’t want to just watch it on your computer or mobile device? Here's how to watch NOW TV on your TV

Learn how to watch NOW on TV

How to watch Disney Plus in the UK

Want to know how to watch Disney Plus in the UK? Our guide will tell you what to expect from the wonderful world of Disney streaming and how to get the most out of your Disney Plus subscription.

Learn more

What is IPTV?

Uswitch's guide to IPTV or Internet Protocol Television. Learn how to access IPTV with your broadband connection.

Read our guide to IPTV

TV and streaming devices

Want to know which streaming stick is best? And if you're switching to pay-TV, which provider has the best set-top box? Check out our devices and set-top box reviews to learn more.

Sky Q vs Sky Glass

How does the new Sky Glass smart TV compare to Sky's industry-leading set-top box, Sky Q?

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Google Chromecast review | ur favourite streaming device

The Chromecast with Google TV is one the best streaming devices we've tested, with voice control, a collated interface and a wealth of apps available.

Read our Google Chromecast review

TalkTalk TV box review

TalkTalk TV has streamlined its services recently. This is our Uswitch review of the Netgem 4K streaming box - which gives you access to plenty of services at a low cost.

Read our review of TalkTalk TV

What is Google TV?

The new Google Chromecast with Google TV allows you to stream content and get access to your favourite online content.

Read our guide to Google TV

What’s the best media streaming device?

What’s the best streaming device? We'll help you choose between a Fire TV cube, a Chromecast, a NOW TV Stick and more to get the best streaming stick for your home.

Read our guide to TV streaming sticks

Sky Q review | Our verdict on Sky's premium TV box

Sky Q is Sky's award-winning set-top box. Find out what makes it so great — and how to make the most of your Sky Q — in our guide.

Read our review of Sky Q

Sky Glass Review: is it any good? - Uswitch

Sky Glass is an all-in-one smart TV and streaming service. Here's how it compares to Sky's satellite TV box, Sky Q, and how we're getting on with it months later.

Read our review of Sky Glass

Turn your TV into a smart TV

Smart TVs let you watch Netflix and other streaming services directly through your Wi-Fi. But you can make your TV smart with the help of a small, relatively cheap device.

Read our smart TV guide

Pay-TV services

Pay-TV services from providers like Sky, NOW, BT, TalkTalk and Virgin Media can give you access to a wealth of digital TV content. But which one is right for you?

Sky Q vs Sky Glass

How does the new Sky Glass smart TV compare to Sky's industry-leading set-top box, Sky Q?

Learn more

How to get Sky in a block of flats

Think Sky is only for houses? Think again. You can get Sky TV with or without a dish these days. Find out the best ways to get Sky TV in a block of flats.

Here's how to get Sky in a flat

BT YouView+ box review | Uswitch

YouView boxes came with all BT TV packages before the changeover to EE TV. Read our BT YouView+ box review to find out how to make the most of your new set-top box.

Read our review of BT YouView+

How to watch Sky Atlantic — with or without Sky

If you want to watch all the latest programming from HBO, such as The Last of Us or The White Lotus, here’s how you can watch Sky Atlantic.

Here's how to get Sky Atlantic

Do you need a satellite dish for Sky TV? - Uswitch

Do you still need a dish to get Sky TV? The hassle of getting a dish installed in order to watch Sky TV might soon be a thing of the past...

Read our Sky satellite TV guide

What set-top box will I get?

Will you get a YouView or Sky Q? Does it hold 1TB or 2TB? Can you record live TV? Here’s your guide to what set-top box you'll get with each provider.

Read our guide to choosing a TV box

What is TalkTalk TV?

TalkTalk TV packages are flexible and affordable. Here's how you can easily subscribe to a range of TalkTalk TV channels on a month-by-month basis.

Read our guide to TalkTalk TV

How to watch Game of Thrones: House of the Dragon UK

The new Game of Thrones series, The House of the Dragon, will air its second season in summer 2024. Here's how to watch Game of Thrones and House of the Dragon on UK TV and online, with or without a Sky contract.

Read our Game of Thrones guide

How to get Sky Cinema

Sign up for Sky Cinema and get a new film every day, plus access to over 1,000 films on demand. Here's how to get Sky Cinema with any TV provider.

Here's how you can get Sky Cinema

Sky Stream review | Sky Stream puck, prices, channels and details

We got our hands on the Sky Stream puck and tested it with a range of TV content to compare it to other Sky products and streaming devices.

Read our Sky Stream review

Can I get SYFY UK?

The SYFY channel - now known as Sky Sci-Fi – shows horror, action, science fiction and fantasy programming and films. Here's how to get Sky Sci-Fi with Sky, NOW, BT, Virgin or TalkTalk.

See what's on the SYFY channel

What is digital TV?

Thanks to digital TV, we have access to hundreds of channels and thousands of series available on-demand and in HD format. Learn more about what digital TV is and how to watch your favourite digital TV content.

Read our guide to digital TV

What is on-demand TV?

On-demand TV gives you the series you want whenever you want them. Find out more about on-demand TV, including how you can watch it, in our guide.

Read our guide about on-demand TV

Sky vs NOW review

You can get contract-free access to premium Sky Sports, TV series and films through NOW. But is it the same as Sky without a contract?

Read our Sky TV vs NOW comparison

Comparing basic TV packages

With more providers offering options or add-ons, some viewers are finding they only need basic Freeview. Here are the basic packages TV providers offer.

Read our guide to TV packages

Virgin V6 review

Virgin Media's V6 set-top box is packed with serious tech and powerful features. Our V6 guide will help you make the most of the new set-top box.

Read our Virgin V6 TV review

What's on TV

With so much content available to watch, stream and download, it can be hard to keep track. Here's what you can watch on some of the most popular TV channels and streaming services.

MCU timeline: Watch the Marvel movies in order | Uswitch

Ready to watch the Marvel movies in order? Here are the best ways to experience the entire Marvel timeline: chronological order, release order, best-rated films and even a shortlist to Endgame.

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How to watch HBO in the UK

You can watch shows like The Last of Us, The White Lotus, and House of the Dragon on HBO – one of the most popular TV channels in the US. Here’s how to do it.

Learn how to watch HBO

How can I get Discovery Channel?

Sharks, cars, history and tech: Discovery Channel has it all. Find out how you can watch the Discovery Channel no matter who your TV provider is.

Learn how to watch the Discovery Channel

What's on Eurosport?

Eurosport has live coverage of key European and international sporting events, with titles like the Australian Open and the Tour de France available to watch.

Read our guide to Eurosport

What's on Sky Go?

Sky Go is Sky’s free streaming service. If you have a Sky subscription, you'll automatically get access to Sky Go. Here’s what you can watch on Sky Go.

Find out what's on Sky Go

International TV guide | How to stream international TV shows and the best TV with subtitles

Great TV isn't limited to shows from the US and UK. Here are some of the best international TV shows and where you can watch them.

Read our guide to watching international TV

What to watch during Pride month | The best LGBTQ+ TV content you can stream

Pride month is a great time to seek out and stream some exceptional LGBTQ+ shows. Here are some of our favourites.

Read our Pride Month TV guide

How to save money on your streaming services - Ustream

Here's how you can save money on your TV streaming subscriptions by mixing and matching the ones you need throughout the year.

Learn more

What's on Comedy Central?

With a range of comedy from classic sitcoms to political satire, Comedy Central will keep you laughing out loud. Find out more about Comedy Central.

See what's on Comedy Central

What’s on Apple TV Plus?

Apple's streaming platform features a host of exclusive and original content. Read on to find out more about what's on Apple TV Plus.

Read our Apple TV Plus guide

What's on W Channel?

Showing a mix of BBC greats and popular programmes from abroad, W channel — formerly Watch — has a wide variety of top programming.

See what you can watch on W

What's on Disney Plus?

With over 80 years of movies and TV shows to choose from, Disney Plus has one of the biggest back catalogues of content available, including Marvel, Pixar and Star Wars content.

See what you can watch on Disney Plus

A Midsummer Night's Stream: what are the best Shakespeare screen adaptations?

We look into the amazing legacy of the renowned poet and playwright, William Shakespeare, and how you can enjoy his plays without going to the theatre.

Read our guide to watching Shakespeare on TV