ABOUT
Channel 5 is an award-winning public service broadcaster and the UK’s third latest commercial TV station, reaching 3 in 4 of the UK viewing public each month.

The channel has a diverse schedule of original programmes across genres including issue-led documentaries, popular factual, accessible history, stunning natural history, inclusive entertainment and reality, top level sport, high quality scripted programming, headline-grabbing current affairs and critically acclaimed children’s and news programming. Through its agenda-driving commissions, Channel 5 has led on societal issues through commissions ranging from Rich House, Poor House to Raped: My Story, and aired landmark series such as Michael Palin in North Korea. In 2018, Channel 5 won its first BAFTA for Cruising with Jane McDonald and was named the UK’s ‘Channel of the Year’ at the Edinburgh TV Festival.