With Freeview Play, you get over 70 TV channels, 15 HD channels and seven on-demand players, so you can enjoy your favourite shows live or when you want all for free. That’s a whole lot of something for nothing.
Plus, with 7-day catch-up built in, you can scroll back through the TV guide to watch shows you missed from the last seven days. Just make sure your TV or recorder is connected to the internet and you’re good to go.
Search and recommendations
With Search and Recommendations in the ‘Explore Freeview Play’ app, you can easily search for shows across BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4, Demand 5, UKTV Play, CBS Catchup Channels UK and Horror Bites. Plus, with the Recommendations feature you can sit back while we showcase the best shows across all our on-demand players, displayed by genre.
Pause, record and rewind live TV
With a Freeview Play recorder you’ll get all the features of Freeview Play, plus you’ll be able to record, pause and rewind live TV.
Never miss a TV moment again.
Your guide to Freeview
Buying a new TV or recorder doesn't have to be complicated. Freeview Play is built into a variety of products, simply choose which suits you. No monthly contracts or costs.
How do I get Freeview Play?
Just follow these simple steps and you'll be watching catch-up before you know it.
1 Choose a product
First off, you'll need to buy either a Freeview Play TV or a recorder. You can add Freeview Play to your current TV, just connect your set to a Freeview Play recorder.
2 Get connected
Next up, make sure your aerial is plugged in securely. Then connect your new TV or recorder to your broadband using Wi-Fi. Now tune in to get your Freeview channels.
3 Start watching
There's plenty to explore.
Just scroll back in the TV guide to enjoy catch-up from the last seven days. Plus you can find over 10,000 episodes of your favourite shows on-demand. Looking for more content? Why not top up with additional paid subscription services like Netflix, NOW TV and Amazon Prime.
With all this in one place do you really need pay TV?
The Freeview Play product range is growing all the time
Freeview Play is built in to a range of TVs and recorders, so you can catch up straight from the TV guide, plus loads more on demand. Never miss another show.
The Freeview service and channels are subject to coverage and geographic location and may be changed from time to time. Minimum broadband speed of 2Mbps required for catch-up and on-demand services. 7-day catch-up for selected channels and shows only. Aerial upgrade may be required.