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Our new channel, E4 Extra will focus on comedy and entertainment and be home to scripted and unscripted acquisitions like Batwoman, Ramsay’s Kitchen Nightmares, Ninja Warrior Japan and Undercover Boss USA, as well as audience favourites like Big Bang Theory, The Inbetweeners and Derry Girls.
E4 Extra will launch on Wednesday 29th June from 7am and will be found at:
- Freeview 31
- Virgin 337
- Sky 139
- Freesat 181
- YouView 31
High definition (HD or HDTV) is a different (and newer) standard of digital television broadcasting which offers sharper, more detailed pictures and surround sound. Only viewers with an "HD" television set, a special HD set top box receiver, and reception of a high definition service will experience HD programming. HD broadcasting first began to appear in the UK in 2006/2007, and is becoming more and more widely available. (In April 2015), it is available on:
• Freeview HD
• Sky HD
• Freesat HD
• Virgin HD
• YouView Box
Due to a change in the way that Film4+1 is broadcast on Freeview, unless you have a Freeview HD TV or set top box you will no longer be able to receive the Film4+1 service post Thursday 20 November. You will still be able to receive Film4 as normal on channel 14.
Unfortunately, we are aware that some viewers have already lost the +1 service, if you have an HD box, please try a retune, if you don't have Freeview HD, then I am afraid that the +1 service is no longer available.
If you are unsure how to retune your box, the Digital UK website has full details - CLICK HERE
BBC – 0370 010 0222 FIVE - 0345 705 0505 ITV – 0344 881 4150 S4C - 0870 600 4141
The green button on Film4 via Freeview, allows you to either set the record function on the upcoming featured film on your PVR, or, if your TV supports it, a reminder on your TV to remember to watch the film.
Product placement is where a company pays a TV channel or a programme-maker/production company to include its products or brands in a programme. As of February 2011, Ofcom has approved product placement in TV programmes specifically made for UK audiences as long as this placement complies with the Ofcom rules. If you would like to read more about this click here to to go to the Ofcom wesite
You’ll know a programme has product placement as the special ‘P’ logo will be shown at the start, after each ad break and at the end of the programme.
However, we don’t need to show this logo if the programme was originally broadcast outside of the UK (i.e. US originated programming).
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