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Sep 13 2012

Fashion One launches exclusively on FreesatTo coincide with the launch of London Fashion Week 2012, Freesat are pleased to announce that International TV network, Fashion One, is now available on Freesat Channel 407.

Broadcasting the latest in fashion, entertainment and lifestyle news, Fashion One also showcases profiles of A-list celebrities, luxury brands, holiday destinations and covers red carpet events. Together with the latest in fashion trends, it provides a televised “Who’s Who” of photographers, models and designers from across the international fashion industry.

The exclusive partnership with Freesat marks the debut of the ONE channel onto British television.

The channel will open with a new six episode reality series; “Fashion Correspondent Search: London”. This show will cover London Fashion Week with the aim of finding an on-the-ground fashionista to host fashion and lifestyle events in London.

About Fashion One

From the world’s premier international Fashion and Entertainment channel, audiences can expect an array of world-class programming, ranging from the latest trends and insights in the fashion industry, to exotic lifestyles and fashion destinations, plus a healthy dose of the latest news from Hollywood.

34 Responses to “Fashion One launches exclusively on Freesat”

  1. fred Says:

    Another dull, uninspiring channel added to the EPG. When are we going to see some more interesting channels, featuring programmes such as, “The paint drying show”, or “Grass Growing Live”.

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  2. dick says Says:

    i agree what about the travel channel its free to air add that to the epg

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  3. Muzer Says:

    For the update scan:

    “Plus Buzmusic moved 516 to 505. Bliss moved 517 to 506 (Source MyHumax changelog)”

    (from DS forum :p)

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  4. Big Adam Says:

    OMG! This is, like, the best channel EVER!!

    ……..oh no, sorry, my mistake.

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  5. Paul. Says:

    If any of the moaners actually had a girlfriend, they may well be interested in the channel. But oh, I forgot – if you don’t like it it doesn’t deserve to be on the EPG.

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  6. IrishMJ Says:

    It’s been said many times before, it’s not just a simple case of adding a channel to the EPG. A channel has to want to be listed and is willing to stump up the cash to be listed.

    I too would like the Travel Channel to launch on Freesat, but only they can do it.

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  7. Richard Crichton Says:

    fred said:
    Another dull, uninspiring channel added to the EPG. When are we going to see some more interesting channels, featuring programmes such as, “The paint drying show”, or “Grass Growing Live”.

    How do you know have you actually watched it or are you just having a moan as a matter of policy. People in the UK must be the biggest bunch of moaners amd naysayers in the world.

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  8. Fred Says:

    Richard Crichton said: How do you know have you actually watched it or are you just having a moan as a matter of policy. People in the UK must be the biggest bunch of moaners amd naysayers in the world.

    Nope, not seen it, but I don’t need to as I’ve read the description and I know the pretentious dribble it’s going to offer doesn’t interest me in the slightest.

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  9. Charlie Says:

    A channel with a new/under serviced genre is always welcome – I’ll certainly check it out before passing judgment

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  10. Neil Says:

    Nice to see an exclusive channel on the platform once again, even if it’s not to everyone’s taste!

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  11. roger mellie Says:

    Great, well done Freesat on another addition, its always welcome. I’m sure plenty of wives/girlfriends will view Fashion One from time to time.

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  12. bazm Says:

    Blimey, some people are never satisfied. Often I will dip in to the more obscure channels and find that thy can be refreshing. I include here the Food channels, Vintage TV, HKD, CNN and France TV (has the most attractive presenters!!).
    The more exclusive channels will surely encourage others?

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  13. Richard Crichton Says:

    I have absolutely no interest in Strictly Come Dancing but I appreciate that some people like it so it’s fine by me. Same goes for Fashion One.

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  14. mike65 Says:

    Does have a Midnight Hot type show? Maybe the lads will watch that!

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  15. Muzer Says:

    Are you sure it’s exclusive admin, or is it just exclusive for the moment? A story earlier this week I think (perhaps last week) mentioned in passing a sky launch.

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  16. Wiltshire girl Says:

    So Freesat get a cheapo fashion channel and bloody Sky get More4 HD and Film4 HD.

    I thought Freesat were supposed to be getting these?

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  17. admin Says:

    Muzer said:
    Are you sure it’s exclusive admin, or is it just exclusive for the moment? A story earlier this week I think (perhaps last week) mentioned in passing a sky launch.

    Exclusive according to Freesat!

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  18. Richard Crichton Says:

    Wiltshire girl said:
    So Freesat get a cheapo fashion channel and bloody Sky get More4 HD and Film4 HD.
    I thought Freesat were supposed to be getting these?

    Calm down and think of all the money your saving. It’s not as if HD is any big deal if you have a good telly.

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  19. Richard Crichton Says:

    Personally I could easily live without television. Most of it’s not worth watching and the pictures are better on radio. As for paying Sky, no chance.

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  20. Bodger Says:

    Fashion One is a good example of a channel that could of been exclusively HD. By not showing in SD the broadcaster would have had lower expenses and it would encourage the sale of HD boxes. SD should be a thing of the pass by now.

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  21. Richard Crichton Says:

    @16
    More 4 Hd and film4 Hd were never promised to Freesat as far as I know. Anyway 4 have to pay for their recent Paralympic coverage somehow.

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  22. davemurgatroyd Says:

    If it is an exclusive why does Fashion One’s home page here http://www.fashionone.com/United-Kingdom have a notice saying “Can’t get Fashion One in the United Kingdom – call Sky or Virgin Media? Seems unlikely it is an exclusive to me = more misleading info from freesat

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  23. Richard Crichton Says:

    davemurgatroyd said:
    If it is an exclusive why does Fashion One’s home page here http://www.fashionone.com/United-Kingdom have a notice saying “Can’t get Fashion One in the United Kingdom – call Sky or Virgin Media? Seems unlikely it is an exclusive to me = more misleading info from freesat

    I expect they are trying to drum up business but they can’t go on Sky as a SD channel as they are not accepting any more SD channels on their EPG. Fashion One is not on Virgins list of channels.

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  24. Neil Says:

    davemurgatroyd said:
    If it is an exclusive why does Fashion One’s home page here http://www.fashionone.com/United-Kingdom have a notice saying “Can’t get Fashion One in the United Kingdom – call Sky or Virgin Media? Seems unlikely it is an exclusive to me = more misleading info from freesat

    Sounds like someone marketing-wise has got their knickers in a twist not knowing the platform they are on. Maybe someone should drop them a line with a gentle reminder! I think they are foreign owned so their less clued marketing team probably think ‘Sky’ are the only DSAT operator in the UK!

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  25. Steve Says:

    Paul. said: If any of the moaners actually had a girlfriend, they may well be interested in the channel. But oh, I forgot – if you don’t like it it doesn’t deserve to be on the EPG.

    No girl I would want to go out with would be vacuous enough to watch garbage like this.

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  26. Adrian Lucas Says:

    Thanks guys!

    All these comments about having girlfriends to watch Fashion One have really depressed me.

    My girlfriend dumped me this week.

    And what makes it even worse, she was my imaginary girlfriend.

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  27. ChrisK Says:

    Richard @ 18

    If you can not see the differents that HD makes then you don’t have a good telly.

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  28. Richard Crichton Says:

    ChrisK said:
    Richard @ 18
    If you can not see the differents that HD makes then you don’t have a good telly.

    I see the difference with HD sure but a good telly will upscale SD so that the difference is minimal with good material.This is especially true with some BBC so called HD programmes . Obviously this does not apply to the sub prime channels that do not even broadcast full SD resolution in the first place. The present HD system isn’t really much better than Pal plus on a 36″ Sony Trinitron We need SuperHiVision not the comparatively low res HD we have at present.

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  29. Martin Says:

    Fashion one ??????????????????????????? Enough said

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  30. David Says:

    @26 :-)

    Well my wife will love this channel, if it has anything to do with she will watch it, saying that, not if it is rubbish!

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  31. swjoduk Says:

    Fashion One reminds me of the old Fashion TV channel on Sky which had some interesting shows! The making of the Pirelli calender springs to mind although they used to get away with pretty much topless women at all times of the day under the banner of fashion and art

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  32. mike65 Says:

    swjoduk said:
    Fashion One reminds me of the old Fashion TV channel on Sky which had some interesting shows! The making of the Pirelli calender springs to mind although they used to get away with pretty much topless women at all times of the day under the banner of fashion and art

    I think its basically that channel reborn, the programme lengths 15/30 minutes and titles (like Tendencies) are pretty much as a remember from FTV.

    More pressing though is why its currently being shown in a weird 2:35:1 “stretchy vision”.

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  33. Laura Says:

    How come I don’t get it on my free sat? Jumps from 405 to 408, why? :-(

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  34. Andy Says:

    Fashion One (ch 407) joined the Freesat line-up on 12 Sept 2012 and appears to have had a one year contract for inclusion in the Freesat channel guide. It may now, I believe, have gone over to Pay-TV on $ky, but appears to have completely left the Astra Satellite at 28E?
    Sad as it may seem, I for one will miss it – and hope that Freesat will replace it with other bigger and better fashion (HD) channels?
    Its annoying that Freesat always announce “new channels” on their information service (ch 999) “freesat news” but never seem to announce up-date news of lost channels – this news only seems to appear on joinfreesat.co.uk!

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