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5Star is a television channel in the United Kingdom owned by Viacom International Media Networks Europe and is a sister channel of Channel 5.

The channel was launched as "Five Life" on 15 October 2006, and was rebranded as "Fiver" on 28 April 2008, "5*" on 7 March 2011 and "5Star" on 11 February 2016.

Launched15 October 2006
OwnerViacomCBS Networks UK & Australia
National salesSky
Former namesFiver
Five Life
Viewing figures:Weekly top 10BARB

Contact 5Star

Postal addressThe Northern & Shell Building
Number 10 Lower Thames Street
Official website

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Hannah Barnes Programme Director

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