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Freeview Play


Freeview Play gives you the biggest shows live and on demand, all together in one place and all for free. With over 70 TV channels, 15 HD channels and 10 on-demand players, that’s a whole lot of something for nothing.

Freeview Play adds connected services to the mix so that, within the menu, you can scroll backwards through the last seven days of programming and select shows to watch streamed over the internet that you might have missed.

Built-in to our range of Smart TVs, Freeview Play brings you the best of on-demand shows and live television, all in one place with no monthly bills. 

Just make sure your TV is connected to the internet and you’re good to go! 

TV with no monthly bills

Get 95% of the nations favourite TV
Over 30,000 hours on TV on-demand

Live and on-demand TV

Enjoy your favourite shows live or on-demand all for free. That’s a whole lot of something for nothing.

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What Channels Are Available On Freeview Play?

While the regular, over-the-air Freeview has more than 70 live tv channels, Freeview Play only supports these on-demand services:

BBC iPlayer: The BBC’s streaming video app, with content from all across the BBC brand, as well as live TV channels. Most programmes are now available up to a year following their original broadcast, but some are still only available for 30 days.

ITV Hub: Content from all of ITV’s channels, usually up to 30 days after the original broadcast

All 4: Channel 4’s streaming video service, with new and past content from Channel 4.

My 5: On-demand content from Channel 5, both newer content and classic programmes from the channels’ archives.

UKTV Play: A set of channels – Dave, Yesterday and Drama – with on-demand boxsets of entertainment and comedy shows like Taskmaster and classic episodes of Eastenders.

CBS Catchup: On-demand programmes from CBS’ Freeview channels – CBS Drama, CBS Reality and CBS Justice.

Horror Bites: On-demand programmes and movies from The Horror Channel.

STV Player: The on-demand service of the popular Scottish broadcaster STV, was added (UK-wide) in 2020, with original programmes and US imports.

BBC Sounds: Offers live radio streaming from the various BBC Radio stations, as well as on-demand audio programmes from the archives, and a selection of podcasts and audiobooks. 

Pop Player: Combines three children’s channels into one on-demand platform: POP, Tiny Pop and POP Max.