BBC Knowledge (Worldwide)

BBC Knowledge (Worldwide)

Infobox TV channel
name = BBC Knowledge
logosize = 200px
logofile = BBC Knowledge logo.png logoalt =
launch = 2007
picture format = 576i (PAL) 16:9
owner = BBC Worldwide
country =
broadcast area =
former names =
web = []
sister names = CBeebies, BBC World, BBC Lifestyle, BBC HD, BBC Prime, BBC Entertainment.
terr serv 1 =
terr chan 1 =
sat serv 1 = Polsat
sat chan 1 = Channel 56
sat serv 2 = Indovision
sat chan 2 = Channel 17| sat serv 3 = DStv
sat chan 3 = Channel 251| adsl serv 1 = mio TV
adsl chan 1 = Channel 30
adsl serv 2 = now TV
adsl chan 2 = Channel 220

BBC Knowledge is an international television channel showcasing the best factual and non-fiction entertainment programming from the BBC and independent UK production houses. It is not related to the previous channel known as BBC Knowledge, an early digital channel which closed down in 2002.

The channel provides five key programming strands enabling simple appointment viewing:
* "The World" delves and explores new cultures around the world
* "Science & Technology" explores new frontiers, from space to motoring
* "People" explores aspects of the human body and mind
* "The Past" brings historical events, places and people back to life
* "Business" offers invaluable advice to help stay on top of today’s challenging business world.

BBC Knowledge was first launched in Singapore on Mio TV in July 2007. It has been available on NOW TV in Hong Kong since October 2007 and on the Cyfrowy Polsat digital satellite platform in Poland from December 2007. BBC Knowledge launched in Indonesia on Indovision in April 2008, and in Africa on DStv in September 2008. It will launch in Australia on FOXTEL on November 1, 2008.

BBC Knowledge is wholly-owned by BBC Worldwide.

External links

* []
* "BBC News Online": [ BBC to launch global TV channels]
* "Variety Magazine": [ BBC Worldwide bows new channels]

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