ITV2 HD went live on Sky Digital on the evening of Thursday, October 7, the first of three HD services the national broadcaster is placing with the satellite platform.
ITV3 HD and ITV4 HD are scheduled to launch in November and like ITV2 will be exclusive to Sky.
The launch programme on ITV2 HD was the first episode in the second season of hit US drama The Vampire Diaries (pictured). Forthcoming shows include the X Factor spin-off The Xtra Factor; new living soap opera, The Only Way Is Essex; the return of I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out of Here Now!; and new music show, One Night Stand.
BBC One HD is scheduled to launch in the autumn alongside the existing BBC HD channel.