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5SELECT is a free-to-air linear TV channel enabling viewers to discover the best programming across the 5 family.

5SELECT launched on 13th February 2018 and is the newest member of the family joining Channel 5, 5STAR, 5USA and 5SPIKE. 5SELECT is a premium channel offering high-quality factual series, intelligent documentaries and must watch dramas and hosts first-run originals alongside the finest content from Channel 5 and spin-offs of its most popular programmes. The new channel selection includes high-quality content ranging from factual programmes like Ben Fogle: New Lives In The Wild and GPS: Behind Closed Doors to spin-off original series like The Yorkshire Vet Casebook and The Dog Rescuers: Best in Show, alongside brand new commissions like The Secret Life of Owls. 5SELECT also broadcasts hit RTE drama Striking Out. The channel takes viewers to amazing places to tell incredible stories – through the eyes of captivating talent such as Jane McDonald, Alex Polizzi and Tony Robinson, and through the prism of history in the exclusive broadcast of World War I in Colour. It is set to be Channel 5’s home of stunning natural history series such as ‘Alaska: A Year in the Wild’, the place to find compelling tales from series like Extraordinary People and the channel for intelligent, accessible history programmes including Secrets of Great British Castles. The channel also features themed programme collections, including Secrets of the Past exploring history’s defining moments, SELECT Drama where viewers can settle in for an evening of high-quality drama, and Famous Faces, Amazing Places where Channel 5 talent visit bucket list destinations. 5SELECT replaces the My5 TV channel across all broadcast platforms. Channel numbers For 5 SELECT – Sky 175, Freeview/BT/TalkTalk/ YouView 54, Virgin 15, Freesat 133.

Top shows include

Jack Taylor

Secrets of the Past: Egypt

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