- BBC 4 redirects here. For the Channel Also Published By Sky, See Sky 4
|Launched||2 March 2002|
|Picture format||576i (SDTV)|
|Audience share||0.5% (January 2009, )|
|Sister channel(s)||BBC One,|
|Astra 2D||10773H 22000 5/6|
BBC Four is a television channel developed by BBC. It was available through analogue means such as freeview until all of the televisions in the UK were set to digital. It was released on 2 March 2002. It often shows documentaries and arts programmes that often have a much smaller audience than BBC One or Two. It often shows programmes between 7pm and 4am every day, Timeshared With CBeebies. On 19 October 2009, The Freesat Version Was Released On The Guides On Sky. It Was Taken Down From Guides On Sky From 13 Dec 2013.