Nov 152013
 

Channel 5 has confirmed that it is planning to launch its new 5 Later service this January.

The service will be available on Freeview, YouView, Freesat and Sky.

5 Later will be “a catch-up channel”, similar to Channel 4’s 4seven.
It will provide a chance to see a repeat of programmes shown on Channel 5 earlier in the day or in the past 24 hours

Aug 132013
 

Channel 5 is about to launch a new channel on the Freeview platform.
Today a placeholder for “5 Later” appeared on Freeview channel 55.
This new channel will join Channel 5+1, 5* and 5 USA in the Channel 5 family.
What programming 5 Later will show and when it will launch has not yes been announced by Channel 5, but it is thought that it will be similar to 4seven, showing “the best of all Channel Five channels”.
It is not known if the channel will appear on the Freesat and Sky satellite platforms.