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Five was launched on March 30, 1997. The network was originally known as Channel 5.

Five is not available in some parts of the United Kingdom through an analogue aerial and can only be seen in those areas on cable and satellite.

The networks shows a mixture of entertainment series and documentaries. Many of it's most popular entertainment series are imported from overseas and these include Home And Away, Law & Order, Prison Break, CSI AND CSI: Miami .

As of September, 2006 the channel was attracting an average 5.7% audience share.

The network launched the satellite and cable channels Five Life and Five US on October 16, 2006.

On 14 February 2011 the network reverted to it's original name of Channel 5 following a takeover by Richard Desmond's Northern & Shell Group.

Also Known As
Five (2002–2010)
Channel Five (2010–2011)
Related Networks
5* (United Kingdom)
5USA (United Kingdom)
Channel 5 +24 (United Kingdom)

Channel 5


Website: http://www.five.tv/
Country: United Kingdom
First Broadcast: March 30, 1997
Parent Company: Northern & Shell
5 News Tonight
Baby Faced Brides
Beware! Cowboy Builders Abroad
The Big British Immigration Row: Live
Bigger Big Body Squad
Booze, Bust-Ups and Brothels
Britain's Best Loved Double Acts
Britain's Crime Capitals
Britain's Favourite Detectives
Can't Pay? We'll Take It Away!
Can't Stop, Won't Stop
Closing Time: Newcastle After Dark
Columbine
Conned, Fleeced and Left for Broke
DIY Dummies
A Dog's Dinner: The Truth About Dog Food
Go Hard or Go Home
GPs: Behind Closed Doors
The Greatest Ever War Movies
Gypsies on Benefits and Proud
Harold Shipman
Help! I'm Snowtrapped
Henry and Anne: The Lovers Who Changed History
Hercules the Human Bear
Holiday Love Rats Exposed
It Takes a Thief to Catch a Thief
Jack the Ripper: Killer Revealed
The Jersey Slayer
Killing Spree
Law and Disorder: Catching Crims Live
The Limbless Mountaineer
Live Boxing
Most Shocking Moments in Pop
My Spiral Into Debt Hell
The Nightmare Neighbour Next Door
Police 5
Raoul Moat: Northumbria Rampage
A Right Royal Scandal
Running Riot: Britain's Teen Crims
Secret History of UFOs
Sherlock: The First CSI
Shops and Robbers: Britain's War on Shoplifters
Slaughter on the Sunset Strip
Suspects
Teso Mum of the Year Awards
Too Tough to Teach?
The Ultimate Action Movies
Webcam Girls
What the Dambusters Did Next
World's Worst Holiday Horrors
Abba: The Image
The ABBA Years
Animal A and E
Big Brother Live from the House
Big Brother's Bit on the Psych
The Big Dig
Botched Up Bodies
Brain Hospital: Saving Lives
Cage Fighters' Wives
Caught on Camera
Celebrity Super-Spa
Chris Tarrant Goes Fishing
Collector Maniacs
Construction Squad: Operation Homefront
Countdown to Murder
Criminals: Caught On Camera
Cyberstalking Hell: Liz McClarnon
The Dog Rescuers
Fat for Cash
Following the Traveller Millions
Gibraltar: Britain in the Sun
The Great Christmas Toy Giveaway
Greatest Ever Christmas Movies
Great Northern Cookbook
Hens Behaving Badly
Hustling America
Inside Broadmoor
Jodie Marsh: Bullied
Jungle Babies
Monty Halls and the .....
Motor Morphers
Myra Hindley: The Untold Story
Newstalk Live
Nurses
Pet Hoarders
Phoebe Prince: The Final Verdict
Pothole Britain: Drivers Beware!
The Railway: First Great Western
Rory and Will - Champions of the World
Shoplifters & Proud
Speidi: Scandal, Secrets and Surgery!
Surviving the Arctic with Chris Terrill
The Town the Travellers Took Over
Trauma Doctors
Traveller Feuds
The Truth About Travellers
Whale Adventure with Nigel Marven
World's Scariest
10 Things I Hate About
Celebrity Wedding Planner
Chris Tarrant: Extreme Railways
Classic Car Rescue
Cowboy Traders
Half Built House
Heroes of the Skies
John Barrowman's Dallas
Killers Behind Bars
Kym Marsh: Teen Mums and Me
Making Faces (2012)
Marco Pierre White's Kitchen Wars
Murder Files
North Pole Ice Airport
Paddy and Sally's Excellent Gypsy Adventure
Robson's Extreme Fishing Challenge
Rory McGrath's Pub Dig
Royal Marines: Mission Afghanistan
Secret Interview
Toby's Travelling Circus
War Hero in My Family
Wild Things With Dominic Monaghan
Winter Road Rescue
World's Toughest Trucker
Big Brother's Bit on the Side
Essex Jungle
Garden ER
Giant Animal Moves
The Greatest Carry on Films
Health Lottery Draws
Impossible
Jelly Jamm
Justin Lee Collins - Living Las Vegas
London: The Inside Story
Lost Heroes of World War One
Mexican Food Made Simple
Paul Merton's Adventures
Real Food Family Cook Off
The Removal Men: Pickfords
The Restaurant Inspector
Royal Navy Caribbean Patrol
Royal Navy: Submarine Mission
Stansted: The Inside Story
Starlight: For the Children
Submarine School
Superior Interiors with Kelly Hoppen
Supersize Grime
Tamara Ecclestone: Billion $$ Girl
There's Something About Josie
Ultimate Police Interceptors
The Vanessa Show (2011)
Austin Stevens Adventures
Battle of Arnhem: Tour of Duty
Britain's Ugliest Models
Eddie Stobart: Trucks and Trailers
Emergency Bikers
Family Food Fight with Flora
Great Railway Adventures with Dan Cruickshank
How to Take Stunning Pictures
Ice Patrol
Josie and John James: What Happened Next?
Justin Lee Collins: Good Times
Meals in Moments
Panda Week with Nigel Marven
Paul Merton in Europe
Rory and Paddy's Even Greater British Adventure
Street Market Chef
White Van Man (2010)
Air Force Afghanistan
Among the Apes
Brighton Beach Patrol
Britain's Best Brain
Celebrity Shock List 2009
Beware! Cowboy Builders
The Grid (UK)
Helicopter Warfare
Hero Animals
Michaela's Animal Rood Trip
Ross Noble's Australian Trip
Sea Patrol UK
Soho Blues
Vice Squad (UK)
Warzone
You're Nicked
5 News at 6.30
Banged Up
Brits Who Made The Modern World
CCTV Cities
Combat Chefs
The Complainers
Danger Men
Dangerous Adventures for Boys
Going For Gold (2008)
Highland Emergency
It Pays To Watch
Jaguar Adventure With Nigel Marven
Kidnapped Abroad
Lights, Camera, Animals
Make Your Child Brilliant
The Man Who Lives With Bears
Nature Shock
Police Interceptors
Revealed
Rough Guide
Sex, Drugs and Rock 'n' Roll: The 60s Revealed
Special Forces Heroes
Superstars (2008)
Unbreakable
Vets In Action
Warship (2008)
101 Most Embarrassing Moments in Entertainment
5 News at Lunchtime
Angelo's
Families At War (UK)
Great Ocean Adventure
Human Guinea Pigs
Inferno 999
Monkey Life
Nigel Marven's Shark Island
Payday
Polar Bear Week with Nigel Marven
Street Crime Live
Wild Events
Zoo Days
Bird Bath
Colin and Justin's Wedding Belles
Commando VIP
How the Other Half Learns
MacIntyres.Underworld
Megastructures (UK)
Movie Lounge
Selling Yourself
The World's Strongest Man
Build A New Life In The Country
Families Behaving Badly
Hidden Treasure Houses
The Hotel Inspector
House Doctor: Inside and Out
How to Be a Property Developer
5 News at 5
The Gadget Show
Naked Celebrity
Peppa Pig
Britain's Worst Driver
Extraordinary People
Make Way For Noddy
Celebrity Big Brother
Big Brother (UK)
The Wright Stuff
House Doctor
5 News at 20.58
5 News at 21.58
5 News Weekend
Milkshake!

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