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Channel 5

Channel 5 was the fifth terrestrial channel to launch in the United Kingdom in March 1997. The channel has undergone various management changes and is currently owned by Viacom International Media Networks, as of May 2014. The channel is most famous for becoming the home of reality series 'Big Brother' and it's spin-off 'Celebrity Big Brother', after Channel 4 axed the show in 2010. The reality show has proven the channel's most successful original series, with the channel now airing one civilian version of the series and two celebrity series each year. The channel is also the home of US dramas 'Body of Proof', 'Gotham', 'Under the Dome' and the 'NCIS' and 'CSI' franchises. The channel also has some success with Australian imports, including soaps 'Neighbours' and 'Home and Away' and drama series 'Wentworth'. Original programming on the network includes 'The Wright Stuff', 'Suspects' and 'Benefits Britain'.

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The Gadget Show
The Gadget Show

Each week, the show previews and reviews the latest gadgets, and broadcasts the latest technology ne…

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Milkshake!

Milkshake! is presented by a number of different presenters who introduce children's TV shows every…

5 News Weekend
5 News Weekend

The latest national and international news, sport and weather.

5 News Lunchtime
5 News Lunchtime

The latest national and international news, sport and weather.

5 News at 5
5 News at 5

The latest national and international news, sport and weather.

5 News Tonight
5 News Tonight

Matt Barbet talks to the people behind the latest news stories, with a more in-depth analysis of the…

Jeremy Vine
Jeremy Vine

Jeremy Vine discusses and dissects the latest news, views and opinions, with co-host Storm Huntley h…

Dirty Britain
Dirty Britain

Series following the hidden army of enforcement teams and inspectors out to nail the litter louts an…

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WWE Raw Highlights

WWE Raw Highlights comes to Channel 5. An action-packed one-hour highlights show featuring all the b…

This Week on the Farm
This Week on the Farm

Helen Skelton and Jules Hudson present a show in which farmers document their lives.

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