Managing Director of Freesat, Emma Scott said:
“We're delighted that Sky News is joining Freesat. It's an award-winning news service that strengthens and complements Freesat's existing line-up of eleven news channels. With Challenge TV and Pick TV joining today too, the breadth of choice for our viewers, for free, has never been better."
This now puts the number of Free news channels on Freesat to 12. Sky news (which is now on Freesat 202) joins other well established news portals such as BBC News, CNN and Bloomberg.
Pick TV (Freesat Channel 144) if you haven’t ever sen this channel before it is an entertainment channel showing drama, documentaries and also comedy. Popular shows include “Futurama”, “Are You Smarter Than a Ten Year Old?”,”Coach Trip” and “Road Wars”. Pick also shows highlights of Sky Arts and Sky 1.
Challenge (Freesat Channel 145) is more for those who like game shows and quizzes