Yesterday TV channel is a place where the past is always present. On this channel, the past will be evoked in a way that is more vivid and relevant to viewers than ever before. As well as the high-quality history series that viewers would expect, there will be an emphasis on the history of our own lifetimes. Classic series such as Seven Ages of Rock and the Alan Clark Diaries as well as new acquisitions such as International Terrorism will help Yesterday put our lives today into context.
Yesterday is one of the UKTV networks of television channels in the United Kingdom and Ireland. It launched on 30 October 2002 as UK History and relaunched in its current format on 2 March 2009. It is available on satellite through Sky and Freesat, in cable service primarily through Virgin Media, and through the digital terrestrial provider Freeview. Hours on Freeview had previously been cut, with transmissions finishing at 6:00 pm, but were restored on 1 June 2010.