YOUR Sky TV is riddled with weird codes – do you know what they all mean?
We have put together a simple guide on how to decode the mystery codes.
The letter codes appear under the show titles.
And they are added to describe some of the additional features that could be available for a show.
For example, a broadcast might offer better picture quality or support sign language.
Here’s a full list of the letter codes you’ll find on Sky…
ADVERTISEMENT: Audio descriptions are available to provide additional commentary for people with visual impairments.
DS: This means the TV show supports surround sound on compatible systems.
HD: It’s a high definition show (and widescreen too).
S: Subtitles are available.
SL: It is a sign language show (which cannot be turned off).
UHD: This is a 4K Ultra HD show so expect better quality. You need a compatible 4K screen and a good internet connection.
W: The show is displayed in widescreen format.
You are probably much more familiar with review codes.
These are designed to tell you if a show might be suitable for children based on their age.
It is always worth checking before sticking a film in the living room.
U: Universal – everyone can watch.
PG: Parental Guidance – Parents should decide whether it is suitable for very young or impressionable children.
12: Not suitable for children under 11 years of age.
fifteen: Not suitable for children under the age of 14.
18: Only suitable for adults.
Sky is constantly being updated, so you may find new codes appearing in the future.
We will update this article with the latest codes as they are added.
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