Sky, Virgin and Freesat users were recently spoiled with four new channels and now Freeview is one of them. The popular free-to-watch platform has just got a range of additional content from the newly launched GREAT! Network that offers blockbuster films and classic TV shows. The new channels now available on Freeview include GREAT! Movies, BIG! Classic movies, GREAT! Movies action and GREAT! TV.
At the start, customers can see hits like Blade Runner 2049 with Ryan Gosling and Ridley Scott’s science fiction epic Prometheus with Michael Fassbender.
There are also classics like the Oscar-winning musical adaptation of Charles Dickens’ classic Oliver !, the classic Hitchcock thriller Psycho, and Sidney Poitier and Katharine Hepburn in Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner.
If you fancy an evening full of nostalgic entertainment, GREAT! tv, which shows series such as Murder, She Wrote, Charlie’s Angels, Starsky & Hutch, Hart to Hart and the classic Who Wants to Be A Millionaire.
Narrative Entertainment’s new channels will replace Sony Movies, Sony Movies Action, Sony Movies Classic and the Sony Channel.
“Sony has done a great job maintaining these channels and they have been a wonderful partner in this transition,” Daniel Levin, chief executive of Narrative Entertainment, told Variety. “The program will be non-stop. We are particularly excited to welcome a brand like Pop to the Narrative family, which is without question a premier target network for children across the UK, and to give the films an incredible new look and feel and” entertainment channels . “
Here you will find the new films and series.
- LARGE! Movies on Freeview Channel 33
- LARGE! Film action on Freeview channel 41
- LARGE! Movies on Freeview Channel 51
- LARGE! TV on Freeview Channel 49
A lot more should arrive at the GREAT! Network with Variety also reports that Narrative Entertainment plans to slowly increase the quality of the content available on its newly acquired channels. Of course BIG! isn’t the only thing you can see on Freeview as this service just got bigger and better over the years.
In fact, Freeview Play, which comes pre-installed on most modern smart TVs and can be viewed on Amazon’s hugely popular Fire TV Stick devices, not only offers 70 live channels, but it now offers over 30,000 hours of on-demand television from streaming services like iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4 and My5, to name a few.
Freeview has grown its live and streaming content by more than half in the past two years.