5STAR

5STAR is a television channel in the United Kingdom owned by Viacom International Media Networks Europe. It is a sister channel of Channel 5 and 5USA. The channel was launched as “Five Life” on 15 October 2006, and was rebranded as “Fiver” on 28 April 2008, and “5” on 7 March 2011. The channel is available on digital television via Freesat, Freeview, Sky, and Virgin Media. 5 broadcasts between 13:00 and 00:00. It was originally launched by RTL Group (the former owner) as part of their multi-channel strategy, which all other analogue broadcasters, such as ITV plc and Channel 4, had already achieved.

Five Life: 2006-2008

Five Life: 2006-2008

Five Life launched on 15 October 2006.
Fiver: April-October 2008

Fiver: April-October 2008

At 6am on 28 April 2008, Five Life relaunched as Fiver with a totally new on and off air identity and a raft of new shows added to the schedule.
Fiver: 2008-2010

Fiver: 2008-2010

To co-incide with the relaunch of Five, Fiver modified it's logo to match the new look on the 6th October 2008.
Fiver: 2010-2011

Fiver: 2010-2011

Fiver updated its presentation on 22 February 2010, introducing four new idents.
5*: 2011-2013

5*: 2011-2013

Fiver was rebranded as 5* on 7 March 2011, to co-incide with the recent re-branding of Channel 5.
5*: 2013-2016

5*: 2013-2016

5* launched a new look on Friday, March 8th 2013.
5STAR: 2016-

5STAR: 2016-

A new look for 5STAR will launch on Thursday, 11th February 2016.