Sky One

Sky One is the flagship channel operated and owned by Sky plc. It is the general entertainment channel operated in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

The channel first launched on 26 April 1982 as Satellite Television, and is the fourth-oldest TV channel in the United Kingdom, behind BBC One (2 November 1936), ITV (22 September 1955) and BBC Two (20 April 1964). S4C and Channel 4 began over 6 months later on the 1 and 2 November 1982 respectively.