Sky Sports News

Sky Sports News is a British paid television sports news channel run by Sky, a division of Comcast. The channel focuses on football but reports on a range of sports; sports to which Sky do not possess broadcasting rights receive limited coverage. The programming is presented by two anchors in the studio.

About Sky Sports News in brief

Summary Sky Sports NewsSky Sports News is a British paid television sports news channel run by Sky, a division of Comcast. The channel focuses on football but reports on a range of sports; sports to which Sky do not possess broadcasting rights receive limited coverage. The programming is presented by two anchors in the studio who read the news or introduce short clips featuring highlights and interviews. Tabs at the bottom of the screen give unrelated information on other sports, while a sidebar also shows unrelated league tables or other information. The live programming is from 6: 00am to midnight. It plays the replay edition of Through the Night continuously all night long. Sky Sports News launched on 1 October 1998, the launch date of BSkyB’s Digital Satellite service. On 10 April 2000, SSN relaunched as Sky Sports. com TV, to tie with the launch of the SkySports. com website. On 1 September 2009, the channel was made available to subscribers of the Sports Pack, in addition to being available in the News & Events Pack.

It was removed from Freeview on 23 August 2010 and replaced with Sky3+1, a one-hour timeshift Sky3. As part of the change the channel moved to Sky 401 on 12 August 2014. Following the same time, the brand was rebranded as SkySports Sports News. Following a new graphics overhaul and a new theme, the new channel features an updated studio and features a new brand of music, including The Chemical Brothers, Kasabian, and Deepest Blue. It also features a different piece of music for each news programme, the most well-known being Republic of the Republic’s “The Time Is Now” The channel also has a new logo, with a more open blue look to the channel. On 20 May 2007,SSN broadcast the Conference National play-off Final between Exeter City and Morecambe. This was the first live match to be shown on the channel since certain European games involving British teams.