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What is Sky On Demand?

Sky On Demand is a collection of on demand Sky programmes - available online through Virgin Media Player, and on TV through your set top box in the TV for XL, L, M+ menu.

We've made several hundred hours of TV shows and On Demand programmes from Sky available instantly across:

  • Sky 1, Sky Living, Sky Arts, Sky News - if it’s included in your TV package
  • Sky Movies for Sky Movies Collection subscribers

Sky On Demand is also available online through Virgin Media Player.

Sky On Demand On Virgin Media?

TV access to Sky On Demand is found in the TV On Demand menus. The locations will be the same on both TiVo and V boxes, and below are the most straightforward ways to access:

Sky 1, Sky Living, Sky Arts & Sky News
TV for XL, L or M+ > By Channel > Sky On Demand

Sky Movies
Home > Movies > Sky Movies

Sky Sports
Home > Sports > Sky Sports

Please note: Sky On Demand content will not be currently available on Virgin Media player accessed via a mobile phone device.

Sky Anytime content through Virgin Media Player isn't available on mobile phones or tablet devices.
How much does it cost?

It’s free. For Virgin Media customers who already receive SKY Channels as part of their subscription pack there is no cost at all.

How does ‘Sky On Demand On Virgin Media’ differ from Sky On Demand and Sky On Demand+ on the Sky Platform?

For the channels that Virgin Media carry (Sky1, Sky Living, Sky Arts, Sky News, Sky Movies & Sky Sports) ‘Sky On Demand On Virgin Media’ carries most of the programmes as the Sky On Demand and Sky On Demand+ service on the Sky Platform. There may be a very small number of exceptions owing to some rights clearances.

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