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Spark is a Euro Republican satellite and cable television channel owned by EuroMedia.

Spark listings include some very popular broadcasts—both original programs and many imported from North America—including 24American Dad!, Battlestar GalacticaBonesCapricaCSI, Family Guy, FringeGame of Thrones, GleeHouseJudge Judy, The Jerry Springer Show, Lie to MeLostPrison BreakThe SimpsonsThe Sopranos, Stargate (SG-1Atlantis, and Universe), Star Trek (The Original Series, The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, Enterprise, Discovery, Picard, Lower Decks), South Park, Touch, WWE shows and XYZMusic.

On May 1, 2020, Spark launched Spark Max, which offers the Spark schedule in 4K (when available, if not then in 1080i), and offering programming in Dolby Atmos. Along with this, Spark became available on Apple TV Channels.

It is a very popular channel, with many calling it the flagship pay entertainment channel in the Euro Republics.

History

Spark launched in 1989 replacing Sky One (although it would be relaunched by Spark the next year) due to it becoming exclusive to the UK and Ireland.

On April 1, 1993, Spark introduced it’s first Spark-branded sister channel, Spark Two (now Spark2), along with the launch of Spark Multipack (rebranded as Sparktel in 1995). A new look for both channels were unveiled that November.

In 1997, Spark rebranded once again.

In 2000, A new sister channel launched, S2000 was launched and billed as “the channel for the next millenium.” It rebranded as Spark 3 in 2001, and then to TripleSpark, and is now Spark Animation.

Programming

Current

  • The Simpsons
  • American Dad!
  • Family Guy
  • Futurama
  • South Park
  • The PJ’s
  • The Flintstones
  • Mintered
  • Bless The Harts
  • Duncanville
  • Bob’s Burgers
  • Central Park
  • Big Trouble In Thailand
  • Brit Cops: Frontline Crime
  • Brit Cops: Zero Tolerance
  • Bullseye
  • Border Security: Australia’s Front Line
  • Catchphrase
  • Celebrity Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?
  • Classic Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?
  • Criminal Minds
  • Duncan Bannatyne’s Seaside Rescue
  • Friends
  • Four Weddings
  • Ghost Whisperer
  • Gladiators
  • High Seas, High Stakes
  • Home Video Heroes
  • Hustle
  • Malcolm In The Middle
  • Medium
  • Modern Family
  • Most Shocking
  • My Wife and Kids
  • Seinfeld
  • Sexcetera
  • Star Trek (The Original Series, The Next Generation, Deep Space Nine, Voyager, Enterprise, Discovery, Picard)
  • Street Crime UK
  • Supernatural
  • Take It or Leave It
  • Takeshi’s Castle
  • TV Burp
  • The Fresh Prince Of Bel Air
  • The Twilight Zone
  • The X Files
  • Warehouse 13

Movies by rights

  • Warner Bros. Pictures
  • Walt Disney Studios
  • 20th Century Studios
  • Universal Pictures
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
  • Lionsgate Films
  • Amblin Entertainment

Upcoming

Animation

  • The Prince (2021)
  • Close Enough
  • Star Trek: Lower Decks
VTE EuroMedia
Part of Viasat Euro Republics, TVVC and RKO Entertainment

Movie production studios
Picturehouse Productions | TV3 Films | Spark Cinema | ITV Films | Picturehouse Behind


Euro Republican broadcast networks
Three | Fox | Sat5 | Channel 6 | TV8 | TV10


Spark Networks
Spark | Spark 2 | Spark Animation | Spark 3 | Spark Freemont


Entertainment and Culture Networks
CN ER | Boomerang | NBC | TNT | TBS | TCM! | Bravo | G4 | Syfy | Sky One | TCM!


Living TV Group
Channel One | C1 Comedy | LivingTV | Living Xtra | Bravo | Bravo 2 | Bravo Timewarp | Challenge | Challenge Play


ET1
ET1 TV | ET1 Telecom | My ET1


BSB
Galaxy | Galaxy 2 | Galaxy Comedy | The Movie Channel | The Movie Channel 2 | The Movie Channel Classics | The Movie Channel Kids & Family | The Sports Channel | The Sports Channel 2 | The Sports Channel Gold | Now | Now Headline News | Now Business | Now Weather | Now Showbiz | Now Money | Galaxy Club | Global | AnimeNation | Logo

Other: Hulu UK1 (20%)


International operations:

UTV Media:
UTV | Talksport | Virgin Radio UK | U105



Notes
1 Joint venture with BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and The Walt Disney Company.

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