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Channel 5 (UK) Pre-Launch Promo [1997]

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Uploaded on Nov 23, 2008

In the weeks leading up to the launch of Channel 5 in March 1997, a repeating test loop was played out on the frequencies to be used. First a test card, complete with voiceover gave details upon the major retuning programme for VCRs and Satellite Receivers that the new station were having to carry out. After that, this 3 minute loop of some of the best highlights of the new channel played out. In the last week or so pre-launch, a slightly truncated version of this continued to play instead. This promo features the Spice Girls

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