Five US is a free-to-view entertainment television channel in the United Kingdom owned by Five, launched on October 16, 2006 It was the second digital channel to be launched by Five as part of their multi-channel strategy, the first being Five Life (now known as Fiver). Five US concentrates on showing imported movies and programmes from the United States, originally broadcast from 4 p.m. to 1 a.m., extending its hours starting at 12 p.m. in June 2007. The channel changes its programme slots and shows from time to time. Five US is shown on Freeview, cable television and Satellite. Many of the series shown on the channel, particularly older ones, are edited for time to make way for increased advertising demands.
The channel was rebranded as Five USA in February 2009.