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What channels are on BT TV?

What channels are on BT TV?

Before signing up for a long-term contract, make sure you're getting the series, sports and films you want to watch. Here’s a rundown of the channels across BT TV’s packages.

Before signing up for a TV package for a year, you want to make sure you’re getting the content and channels you want.

BT’s TV packages are low-priced and come with the bonus of BT Sport, but they don’t offer the same channel selection as some other providers do. Here’s what you can expect out of each package.

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Starter + BT Sport

Freeview channels UK

The Starter + BT Sport package comes with all four BT Sport channels in standard definition, plus 85 Freeview channels, including:

  • BBC (plus HD channels)
  • ITV (plus HD channels)
  • Channel 4 (plus HD and timeshift channels)
  • Channel 5
  • Dave
  • E4
  • Five USA
  • Quest
  • Sky News
  • Aljazeera (plus HD channel)
  • Food Network
  • QVC
  • CBBC
  • CBeebies

Not sure what you can watch on Freeview? Read our guide to Freeview TV to find out what series and sports you can watch outside of pay TV.

Be aware that, starting 1 August, BT Sport will be charged at £3.50 per month. BT will be treating this as a monthly add-on, however, so you can opt in and out of getting BT Sport on a monthly basis.

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Entertainment Plus + BT Sport

Nat Geo Wild on BT

BT’s Entertainment Plus + BT Sport package comes with all of the above channels, plus an additional 30 channels, including:

  • Alibi
  • Animal Planet
  • Comedy Central
  • Crime and Investigation
  • Discovery
  • E!
  • Eurosport (1 and 2)
  • Gold
  • H2
  • History
  • Investigation Discovery
  • Lifetime
  • MTV
  • Nat Geo Wild
  • Sony
  • Syfy
  • TLC
  • Universal
  • TCM

Again, if you subscribe to this package, starting 1 August, BT Sport will cost an additional £3.50 per month.

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Total Entertainment + BT Sport

UEFA Champions League on BT Sport

BT’s top-tier package includes 150 channels. In addition to the above, it also offers:

  • BT Sport in HD and 4K UHD
  • HD versions of the channels in the Entertainment Plus + BT Sport package
  • Nickelodeon
  • Nick Jr.
  • Nicktoons
  • Disney Channel
  • Disney Junior
  • Disney XD
  • Boomerang
  • Cartoon Network
  • Cartoonito

If you subscribe to this package, you will not be charged for BT Sport; it’s already included in the price of the package.

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BT TV add-ons

BT lets you customise your TV package if these channels aren’t enough for you. No matter what package you’re on, you can add:

  • BT Sport: Starting 1 August, BT Sport will be considered a monthly add-on (unless you're on the Total Entertainment package) and charged at £3.50 per month.
  • AMC: BT TV subscribers can add AMC to their packages for free.
  • HD add-on: For a monthly fee, you can upgrade to get BT Sport and AMC in HD. If you subscribe to the Total Entertainment + BT Sport package, you already get these channels in HD, so you don’t need to pay extra.
  • Netflix: If you’re not already a Netflix subscriber, BT lets you bundle your Netflix subscription together with your monthly BT bill.
  • Sky Sports: Add Sky Sports 1 and 2 in either standard or high definition for a monthly fee. Note: To get Sky Sports, you must have a BT Infinity fibre broadband package.
  • Sky Cinema: You can add all 11 Sky Cinema channels for a monthly fee.
  • Kids TV on-demand: BT offers thousands of shows on-demand for kids for a monthly fee.
  • Music: You can stream additional music and karaoke channels for a monthly fee.

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