Channel 5, ITV Encore and more join Sky Go line-up
James R | On 21, Oct 2014
Sky Go, the award-winning mobile TV service, gets bigger this week, as Channel 5, 5*, 5 USA, ITVBe and British Eurosport 2 join the line-up alongside channels including Sky Atlantic, Sky 1, Sky Sports and ITV Encore.
Arriving just in time for the eagerly-anticipated Gotham (Channel 5) and the new series of TOWIE (ITVBe), Sky TV customers will now be able to choose from up to 70 live channels, wherever they are with Sky Go.
Shows joining the service include TOWIE, Seven Days With…Tamara Ecclestone, The Mentalist, The Dog Rescuers, Big Brother and Neighbours. British Eurosport 2 includes British Superbikes and American Football to watch wherever you are.
Luke Bradley-Jones, Sky’s Brand Director of TV Products, commented: “It’s great news for our 5.6 million Sky Go customers who can now get even more shows to watch including TOWIE and Big Brother. Sky Go lets our customers have even more flexibility to enjoy the TV they love, on their terms.”
James Tatam, Channel 5’s Digital Media Director, said: “We’re delighted Sky Go customers will be able to enjoy the incredible line up of programmes we’ve put together this autumn across Channel 5, 5* and 5USA, from Gotham to Can’t Pay, We’ll Take it Away and everything in between.”
Martin Goswami, Director of Pay & Distribution at ITV, said: “We are very excited to have launched ITVBe, our first new free-to-air channel in almost a decade, and are delighted to roll this out to Sky customers, expanding ITV’s portfolio of channels on the mobile TV service.”
At the end of September 2014, Sky Go had over 5.6m million registered customers. Popular shows on the service in the last few months include 24 and The Leftovers. Sky Go customers can now watch up to 70 channels with a compatible mobile, tablet or laptop wherever they are in the UK.