DMAX (UK TV channel)

DMAX (UK TV channel)
DMAX logo.svg
Launched 8 January 2008
Owned by Discovery Networks Western Europe
Audience share 0.1%
0.1% (+1)
0.0% (+2)
(June 2011, BARB)
Slogan Everyday Heroes
Replaced OBE +1
Sister channel(s) Animal Planet
Discovery Channel
Discovery HD
Discovery History
Discovery Home & Health
Discovery Real Time
Discovery Science
Discovery Shed
Discovery Travel & Living
Discovery Turbo
Investigation Discovery
Timeshift service DMAX +1
Sky Channel 144
Channel 145 (+1)
Channel 206 (+2)
Virgin Media Channel 172
UPC Ireland Channel 214

DMAX is a TV channel in the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland. Discovery announced on 22 November 2007, that they would launch a version of DMAX in the UK and Ireland market on 8 January 2008 after its initial success in Germany.[1]

In addition, the timeshift service DMAX +1 has also been available on Sky since the launch. A two hour timeshift channel named DMAX +2 launched on Sky on 1 April 2008. Another timeshift channel named DMAX +1.5 launched on Sky on 18 August 2008. DMAX +1.5 was closed down on November 2, 2009 when Quest +1 launched.[2]



  • United Kingdom:

The channel is available on satellite carried on Sky channel 144 and on cable in the UK on Virgin Media channel 172

  • Republic of Ireland:

The channel is available on Sky and on UPC Ireland channel 214 and is presented in the 'Entertainment' rather than 'Documentaries' section of the programme guide.


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