BBC Brit and BBC Earth replace BBC Entertainment and BBC Knowledge in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden. They are operated by BBC Worldwide.
Launching Monday 13th April, BBC Brit will be the home of BBC stalwarts Top Gear, Pointless, Dragon's Den, Live at the Apollo, QI, The Graham Norton Show, BBC Three's Life is Toff and Sky 1's An Idiot Abroad.
BBC Earth, which launches a day later on 14th April, starts of with programme highlights including Wonders of the Solar System, Bang Goes The Theory, Deadly 60, Earthflight and Stargazing.
Confirmed channel numbers:
|Country/Provider||BBC Brit||BBC Earth|
|Canal Digital DTH||42||38|
|Canal Digital DTH||27||26|
|Canal Digital Cable||24||69|
|Canal Digital DTH||41||37|
|Canal Digital DTH||36||25|
BBC Brit and BBC Earth first launched in Poland. BBC Worldwide is currently in the process of launching and rolling out several new channel brands around the world. This has included BBC First, a new entertainment channel in Australia.
Viewers of BBC Worldwide channels in Europe outside of Scandinavia and Poland continue to receive BBC Entertainment - the former BBC Prime - for the time being.