Channel 5 is committed to making its output as accessible as possible to all its users. In order to achieve this, we have implemented a series of design and editorial guidelines, and introduced several features to improve the accessibility of our websites and apps for users with special needs and/or those using assistive devices.

These include:

Colour Schemes
All colour schemes are optimised for readability.

Scalable Text
Text size is scalable to allow users to increase or decrease font size depending on their requirements. (Note: some browsers do not support this option).

Document Structure
All of our pages follow a logical document structure to assist screen readers and other assistive technology.

Tab Indexes
All pages follow a logical tab index order to ease speed of navigation.

Alt Tags
All imagery is tagged with a title or description.

TV listings for Audio Described, Signed and Subtitled programmes
The Channel 5 website lists all Audio Described, Signed or Subtitled programmes for each of our TV channels in the UK, up to 1 week in advance. Simply visit our TV listings section at
Programmes are marked as:

– (S) – Subtitled
– (AD) – Audio Described
– (SL) – Visually Signed

If you have any comments, questions or suggestions regarding the accessibility features of this site, please contact our viewer enquiries team on 020 3580 3600 or 03457 050505 or e-mail them on