TV Advertising on Channel 5

Launched in 1997, Channel 5 is the fifth and final terrestrial television channel to be founded in the UK. The channel’s content focuses on general entertainment, with its broadcasts consisting of a mixture of internally commissioned productions, such as The Gadget Show and Fifth Gear, as well as international programming like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Neighbours. It also provides news segments frequently throughout the day.


Channel 5 +1


Sky 105
177 +1
Virgin Media 105
155 +1
Freeview 05
44 +1
Freesat 105
128 +1

The grid below highlights the approximate cost to advertise on Channel 5, with rates varying significantly depending on many factors, primarily the size and profile of the viewing audience. The estimated costs for advertising on Channel 5 are based on buying 1 x 30 second advert and should be used as a guide only. For further information, please give us a call on 020 7352 0555, or visit our TV advertising costs form.

Time slot Example programming Est Cost 30"
Daytime The Gadget Show £800 - £1,600
Peak Big Brother £2,500 - £4,500