What’s Sky 1?
While it's best known for its US imports, Sky 1 hasn’t only brought in shows from the states. It also helped fund shows such as The 4400 and Battlestar Galactica, while commissioning original programmes including Al Murray’s Time Gentlemen Please and the TV versions of several Terry Pratchett novels.
Sky 1 went HD in 2006 and is now available in both standard and high definition; as well as via Sky 1 +1 (the normal channel but running an hour late, just in case you miss the start of something!).
In more recent years Sky 1 has continued to bring a great variety of shows into our living rooms, with recent favourites including Karl Pilkington’s Moaning of Life, Yonderland, A League of Their Own and Mount Pleasant.
Ways to watch Sky 1
If you sign up with Sky for one of its TV bundles you’ll have constant access to Sky 1, and the rest of its programming, via your Sky Q box. This also allows you to watch loads of its content via Sky Catch Up whenever you feel the urge, or of course you can record your favourite shows directly to the box.
Better still, with a subscription, you’ll have free access to Sky Player on PC, laptop, tablet or mobile – even when you’re on the go. And that’s before you mention all those amazing box set downloads, plus the option to subscribe to the UK’s best sport and movies channels.
Unfortunately Sky 1 is not available on Freeview. However if you don’t want to sign up on any long TV offers it is available on NOW TV on a month-to-month subscription basis. Sky 1 and Sky 1 HD are also available via Virgin TV. Sky 1 is not available through BT TV, but is available from TalkTalk as part of its TV Starter Boost service.
Sky TV and broadband packages
Here at Broadband Genie you’ll find the full range of Sky packages available for you to compare. From the cheapest basic deals to the full-on options packed with movies and sport, we make comparison of all the options and prices simple.
You can compare all of our Sky 1 deals above, as well as clicking through to our other TV and broadband information to read further reviews of the products that are available. And once you know what you want to buy, things couldn’t be easier: simply click on the deal of your choice to be taken directly to the supplier of your choice. You’ll be happily watching Sky 1 in glorious HD in no time!