Channel 5's Digital Media Group is committed to making its output as accessible as possible to all its users. In order to achieve this, we have implemented a series of design and editorial guidelines and introduced several features to improve accessibility for users with special needs and/or those using assistive devices.


These include:

Colour Schemes

All colour schemes are optimised for readability.

Scalable Text

Text size is scalable to allow users to increase or decrease font size depending on their requirements. (Note: some browsers do not support this option).

Document Structure

All of our pages follow a logical document structure to assist screen readers and other assistive technology.

Tab Indexes

All pages follow a logical tab index order to ease speed of navigation.

Alt Tags

All imagery is tagged with a title or description.


TV listings for Audio Described, Signed and Subtitled programmes

The Channel 5 website lists all Audio Described, Signed or Subtitled programmes for each of our TV channels in the UK, up to 1 week in advance. Simply visit our TV listings section at

Programmes are marked as:


 - (S) - Subtitled

 - (AD) - Audio Described

 - (SL) - Visually Signed

If you have any comments, questions or suggestions regarding the accessibility features of this site, please contact our customer services team on 08457 050505 or e-mail them on


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