Sky TV listings can be obtained by pressing on the 'TV guide' button on your remote control, through a newspaper or television listings magazine, on the Sky website or in the SKY TV Guide. This article describes how to get Sky TV listings.
Sky website and television guides
The Sky website provides a comprehensive coverage on upcoming programmes. They also list the times that the programmes are on, as well as the listings for the current day, week or month. The website provides listings for Sky 1, 2, 3, and Sky B channels, as well as many of the other sky channels such as Sky Sports. TV listings through television guides
On the Sky remote control, pressing on the button 'guide' will take you to a blue menu screen. On this screen, you can either view all the channels or you can view the channels by category. Press on '1' to view the 'All Channels' option. Button '2 ' onwards, are for specific categories such as documentaries, news, music and radio, children's TV channels, shopping, etc. This guide also allows you to view listings for up to 24 hours in advance. It also allows you to set reminders, if needed. The Sky + boxes also allow you to link certain episodes. It also automatically allows you to record them, whenever they come on television, without you having to be there to set the timer to begin recording. There is also an option on the 'blue screen' menu to select pay-per-view movies. You will have to enter a pin. The movie you watch is then, charged to your account. There is an interactive feature as well, whereby you can link the Sky box to a telephone line. There is also a Sky games option, where you can play games on screen.
Sky guide & TV magazines
Sky TV guide
The Sky TV guide is a magazine which is sent to customers on a monthly basis and which provides news and features about Sky. It also provides listings for movies, documentaries or dramas which may be screened in the month ahead. General TV magazines
As well as the Sky UK TV guide, general TV guides also provide information about Sky's listings. Many of these guides provide information on the movie channels as well as a selection of children's channels, documentary channels, Sky one, sports channels, UK gold, Universal, Sky Living, and discovery and history channels. They also provide full listings on a daily basis.