TV broadcasters are now making some of their programmes available via the internet, usually after they have been transmitted. There’s also the opportunity to watch selected free content from the archives, and to buy programmes from other broadcasters with whom Channel 4 has negotiated special deals. As we approach a vote on the UK's membership of the European Union, we look at what 50 writers, actors, historians, artists and comedians have said about Europe and its nations.Because you can choose when you watch these programmes, the service is known as “TV on demand”. Channels covered: Channel 4, More4, E4, Film4, and selected programmes from National Geographic and Disney. However, at present, most broadcasters’ on-demand services are only available to users of Windows XP; check the broadcasters’ websites (listed below) for specific details. All the major UK broadcasters are making at least some of their programming available on demand via the internet. They are available to download for up to seven days after transmission on conventional television. That said, Miller doesn’t have any control over Comcast’s cable distribution side.
Since the whole point of Extra Time is that you’re supposed to be able to switch around all the simultaneous live games, this was clearly not living up to what had been promised.
See below for a brief summary of the services each provides, and links to where you can find further information.
Channel 4’s on-demand service, 4o D, lets you watch the vast majority of Channel 4 programmes broadcast over the last 30 days, as well as a selection of films, and programmes from sister channels More4 and E4. You can purchase selected programmes from Five’s family of channels up to seven days before they are transmitted on conventional televi. Europe has been a place of battles and political intrigue for centuries.
Channels covered: Recent highlights from Sky One, Sky Arts, the Sky Movies and Sports channels, and a wide range of other channels carried on Sky’s digital platform. Any good electronics shop will sell you a converter so that a lead coming from your PC can plug into your television, allowing you to watch the programme on your conventional TV screen.
Selected programmes from Sky’s movies, sports, current affairs and factual programming are available to Sky subscribers to download via the internet.