Quest and Quest Red, with programmes that span a range of genres including factual, documentaries, sport, entertainment, crime and reality, take their places among more than 200 subscription-free channels available on Freesat, availablr to the two million homes that watch Freesat.
Commenting on the launch, Alistair Thom, managing director at Freesat said: “Making the most popular channels available to our viewers for free is what Freesat is all about. We’re thrilled that these two great channels are coming to Freesat – our customers love entertainment, and with a huge variety of programmes on offer, there’s something to suit everyone.”
“By launching on Freesat, Quest and Quest Red are immediately available to an additional two million households in the UK that now have a chance to watch our wide range of programmes for the very first time,” said Martin Heaton Cooper, SVP chief operating officer, Discovery Networks UK and Ireland.
“The partnership with Freesat is yet another important step in our goal to reach all viewers across every screen.”
Quest launched in 2009 in the UK as a free-to-air TV channel for men. Quest Red launched in March of this year as the home of “irresistibly real TV” tailor-made for viewers who love real life entertainment.
(On the picture Katie Price in My Crazy Life, one of the programmes featured on Quest Red)