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    • funkey_monkey
    • By funkey_monkey 8th May 18, 7:54 PM
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    Difference between Sky Variety Pack and Entertainment Pack
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    • 8th May 18, 7:54 PM
    Difference between Sky Variety Pack and Entertainment Pack 8th May 18 at 7:54 PM
    Hello,

    As per the title, I've spent some time looking to see if I could find out the actual channel differences between Variety and Entertainment packages.

    The headline seems to be kids channels, but there has to be more. I can't find listing of each of their full suite of channels in order to do a compare.

    Is this comparison available online or even channel listings in a useful format.


    Thanks.
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    • Gary_Dexter
    • By Gary_Dexter 8th May 18, 8:34 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 8:34 PM
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    • 8th May 18, 8:34 PM
    Google?

    Returned this answer:

    Entertainment contains ALL the non-premium channels less KIds (which are 5 extra)
    • funkey_monkey
    • By funkey_monkey 9th May 18, 9:08 AM
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    • 9th May 18, 9:08 AM
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    • 9th May 18, 9:08 AM
    Which is why I asked the Sky rep "So you are charging 12 for Kids TV if that is the only difference between Entertainment and Variety?".

    To which they replied, no there are much more channels on Variety. Hence my initial question.
    • Colin_Maybe
    • By Colin_Maybe 9th May 18, 10:22 AM
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    • 9th May 18, 10:22 AM
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    • 9th May 18, 10:22 AM
    Which is why I asked the Sky rep "So you are charging 12 for Kids TV if that is the only difference between Entertainment and Variety?".

    To which they replied, no there are much more channels on Variety. Hence my initial question.
    Originally posted by funkey_monkey
    http://www.sky.com/shop/tv/variety-bundle/default.html#!Entertainment-4

    versus

    http://www.sky.com/shop/tv/#!Entertainment-3


    Scroll down for the channel listings.

    Not sure where your 12 you quote comes from?

    Edit: Variety (and Original & Boxsets) are legacy packages now so you're wasting your time trying to compare them on price anyway. If Entertainment has everything you need and it's cheaper than switch. Just add on any extras you need.
    Last edited by Colin_Maybe; 09-05-2018 at 10:25 AM.
    • giraffe69
    • By giraffe69 9th May 18, 3:08 PM
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    • 9th May 18, 3:08 PM
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    • 9th May 18, 3:08 PM
    When I switched I found I had a "legacy" HD charge which when removed made Entertainment significantly cheaper even after I added Box Sets (didn't want or need kids). Have noticed no difference in number of channels since.
    • funkey_monkey
    • By funkey_monkey 9th May 18, 3:11 PM
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    • 9th May 18, 3:11 PM
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    • 9th May 18, 3:11 PM
    Sky Variety was 32pm (http://www.sky.com/shop/tv/variety-bundle/default.html)
    Sky Entertainment is 20pm
    Last edited by funkey_monkey; 09-05-2018 at 3:14 PM.
    • Gary_Dexter
    • By Gary_Dexter 10th May 18, 8:59 AM
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    • 10th May 18, 8:59 AM
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    • 10th May 18, 8:59 AM
    That's usually what happens with a pricing structure change.

    The erm... prices change...
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