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Channel 5

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Watch Channel 5 on Freesat, Freeview (UK) and Virgin Media

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Channel 5 is a television channel that broadcasts in the United Kingdom. It was launched in 1997, and was the fifth and final national terrestrial analogue network after BBC1, ITV, BBC2 and Channel 4.

The channel is currently owned and operated by Viacom International.

eventLaunched:30 March 1997
businessOwner:Viacom International
storeNational sales:Sky
historyFormer names:Five
Viewing figures:Channel viewing share
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Contact Channel 5

placePostal addressThe Northern & Shell Building
Number 10 Lower Thames Street

phoneTelephone+44 20 8612 7700
webOfficial website
emailMain emailcustomerservices@channel5.com

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Andy Bell Journalist
Ben Frow Programme Director
Cait Fitzsimons Deputy Editor
Charlotte Grant Journalist
Chris Page Weather Presenter
Clare Nasir Weather Forecaster
Cristina Squires Editor
Dani Sinha Journalist
Jo Bacon Marketing & Communications Vice President
Julian Druker Journalist
Kirsty Duffy Presenter
Leyla Hayes Journalist
Louise Beale Journalist
Lynsey Hipgrave Presenter
Matt Barbet Presenter
Matthew Wright Presenter
Minnie Stephenson Journalist
Nick Wallis Presenter
Paul Dunthorne Chief Operating Officer
Peter Lane Journalist
Rachel Lucas Assistant News Editor
Rezzy Ghadjar Presenter
Ruth Liptrot Journalist
Sam Naz Journalist
Sian Williams Presenter
Simon Vigar Journalist
Tessa Chapman Journalist

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