Freesat have today announced the launch of Quest and Quest Red on Freesat. The two channels are now available for Freesat viewers to watch, for free, on channel numbers 167 and 169.
Freesat viewers can now enjoy popular programmes such as Salvage Hunters, Wheeler Dealers and Spanish Civil War with Michael Portillo on Quest, plus Say Yes to the Dress, Long Lost Family US and Paranormal Lockdown with Nick Groff on Quest Red. Viewers with a taste for reality TV can look forward to an exclusive 12-part series of Katie Price: My Crazy Life on Quest Red starting on 10th July.
Quest and Quest Red, with programmes that span a range of genres including factual, documentaries, sport, entertainment, crime and reality, take their places among more than 200 subscription-free channels available on Freesat. The launch also underlines the platform’s strong commitment to offering the most-loved TV channels to the two million homes that watch Freesat.
Commenting on the launch, Alistair Thom, managing director at Freesat said:
Making the most popular channels available to our viewers for free is what Freesat is all about. We’re thrilled that these two great channels are coming to Freesat – our customers love entertainment, and with a huge variety of programmes on offer, there’s something to suit everyone.
Martin Heaton Cooper, SVP chief operating officer, Discovery Networks UK and Ireland added:
By launching on Freesat, Quest and Quest Red are immediately available to an additional two million households in the UK that now have a chance to watch our wide range of programmes for the very first time,
The partnership with Freesat is yet another important step in our goal to reach all viewers across every screen,
Quest launched in 2009 and has steadily grown to become one of the biggest free to air TV channels for men. Quest Red launched in March of this year as the home of “irresistibly real TV” tailor-made for viewers who love real life entertainment.