Freeview Play Delivers Greater Content with My5 Addition


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Freeview Play offers an extensive list of on-demand players to power up your need for diverse entertainment. With My5 joining, viewers can now enjoy their favourite shows from across the Channel 5 family, including Channel 5, 5STAR, 5USA, 5Spike, 5SELECT, and Paramount Network — all for free.

Nothing beats free entertainment. That’s why Freeview remains a popular option in the UK since its launch in 2002. It only gets more impressive with Freeview Play. The free television platform that combines 70 live channels, including 15 in HD, with 7 UK on-demand catch-up services. It continues to grow even more so as it’s integrated into a growing number of TVs and set-top boxes. As for the content, Freeview Play’s offerings are overflowing now that My5 has been added to the mix. 

Freeview Play Adds My5

With Freeview Play, viewers can conveniently access catch-up alongside live TV through the TV guide via an internet connection. Also available for mobile and tablet, you can enjoy your favourite shows via the Freeview Play platform at home or on the go. 

The inclusion of Channel 5’s catch-up app, My5, also strengthens Freeview Play’s on-demand video services lineup, which already included BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4, UKTV Play, CBS Catchup Channels UK and Horror Bites. Content-wise, Freeview Play now soars with over 20,000 hours of on-demand content. All yours without paying a cent. 

Catch Your My5 Favourites on Freeview Play

As a result of Freeview Play integrating My5, you can now access everything that Channel 5 has to offer, which include Channel 5, 5STAR, 5USA, 5Spike, 5SELECT, and Paramount Network. To quench your need for good entertainment, My5 offers some of the most popular shows on TV,  such as House, Home and Away, Law & Order, Designated Survivor, Last Man Standing, and Fresh Off the Boat. My5 also offers a variety of documentaries from BLAZE and PBS America, engaging docuseries and shows from BET, kids TV and more. 

How to Get Freeview Play

You can add Freeview Play to your current set-up by getting a Freeview Play recorder from Humax or Panasonic and hooking it up to your existing TV. If you’re thinking of buying a new TV set,  you can get one with built-in Freeview Play from Panasonic, Philips, LG, and Sony, to name a few. After that’s done, simply connect your new TV or box to the internet, select the Freeview Play app on your TV’s app page, and you’re all set. Watch your favourites with Freeview channels and TV on demand from BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4, My5, UKTV Play, CBS Catchup Channels UK and Horror Bites — all easily organised in one place for your leisure.