Freesat, the UK’s free to view satellite TV service, has announced that the home of classic TV, That’s TV Gold, is now available on channel 178.
That’s TV Gold showcases entertainment, music and films from the 60s to today. The channel’s line-up features iconic programming of yesteryear with legendary comedy heroes such as The Tommy Cooper Show, The Kenny Everett Show and The Mike Yarwood Show. This Autumn, viewers will be treated to classic sitcoms like Tripper’s Day, Howard Confessions and All in Good Faith.
Alongside the channel’s comedy offering, there’s also a wide range of programming including concerts, documentaries and movies.
Angie Mee, Director of Content Partnerships at Freesat, commented: “We are thrilled to welcome That’s TV Gold to the ever-expanding Freesat service. As well as bringing our customers the newest content, we also understand their love of shows from their past and That’s TV Gold brings with it some of the very finest. At Freesat we are committed to championing the best possible programming on our platform and That’s TV Gold is yet another key channel to help us deliver on this promise.”
That’s TV Gold Head of Programming, Kristiina Vaiksalu, added: “In recent months That’s TV Gold has been inundated with requests to launch on Freesat. We are delighted to be in a position to now do this and bring our brand of classic entertainment to Freesat viewers. Our schedule will reflect the popular culture we all grew up with and feature some of the biggest names in UK television over the past five decades.”