Freesat announces six more channels, including Black Entertainment TV, launching tomorrow


Free-to-air digital satellite service Freesat has announced the addition of six more channels to its line-up.

Top of the pile is BET UK. No, not a gambling channel, but Black Entertainment Television, which is America’s leading provider of African-American cultural programmes, including music, lifestyle, and public affairs.

Also added is Zone Horror + 1 (which is probably just the Zone Horror channel timeshifted by one hour), a public service channel called Information TV, Kix! aimed at 8-15 year-old boys, and Celebrity Shop and Simply Shopping which, predictably, are shopping channels…