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The Power Station (TV channel)

TV Channel information
NameThe Power Station
Launched25 March 1990
Closed8 April 1991
(Replaced by Sky Movies)
Owned byBSkyB)
Audience sharen/a (Channel)
AnalogueMarcopolo 1, 12.01518

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The Power Station was a British television channel that was operated by British Satellite Broadcasting (later British Sky Broadcasting after BSB and Sky Television merged) and was a dedicated UK music channel.

This channel featured concerts from artists including the Inspiral Carpets, Belinda Carlisle, Jason Donovan, EMF and Phil Collins. Speakeasy featured Jazz with Rock music a feature of Raw Power. Power Up was the Power Station's Breakfast Show hosted by Chris Evans, and Boy George presented a weekly three-hour chat show Blue Radio.

Programmes ran until 2 am with shows such as The Power Club, The Power Hour (a top 10 show, for example albums), Krush Rap, Rage where DJ Elayne presented funky rap, soul, acid house and funk, The Chart of Charts a two-hour chart pick with indie, dance, metal and US music, live concerts (such as Jerry Lee Lewis), Power Haus a 'headbangers' heaven'.

The Power Station was closed down at 4 am on 8 April 1991 as it was decided that the American MTV would be used as the music channel on BSkyB's Astra satellite service. Channel 4 for BSB viewers became Sky Movies, a subscription based movie channel. It was given free to viewers of The Power Station, if they also subscribed to The Movie Channel, for the month of April 1991, after this channel ceased transmission.

The last ever song (video) played on the channel was "Altogether Now" by The Farm. Category:Defunct British television channels

Category:BSkyB television channels

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