Using the TV Guide

The Sky Q TV Guide can be accessed via the Home screen. You can select a specific channel type as well as Box Office events, Radio shows and New Series that are available to you.


Scroll up or down to see more channels, and scroll left and right to browse shows. If using a Sky Q touch remote with touch control enabled, keep your finger on the touchpad whilst browsing to move through the listings at a faster rate.

Sky Q TV Guide

Press Channel Up or Channel Down to scroll through channels by page. Select a show on now and it'll play in the Mini TV as well as in full screen.

To find out information about a show, press i.

You can also select Radio to browse radio channels, or Catch Up TV in the UK to see shows from the last 7 days.


To record a show, just highlight it in the TV guide and press on your Sky Q remote. If the show's part of a series, a Series Link will automatically be set. To take off Series Link, just press again.

Setting up a recording from the TV guide

Read our guide to Recording on Sky Q for more help with recordings.

Jumping to other days

Tap Rewind or Fast forward to jump forward or backward 24 hours. Pressing Play/pause will bring you back to shows on now.

Skip forward in the TV Guide

Using favourites

Quickly find your most watched channels by adding up to 99 of them to your Favourites.

Go to the TV Guide, followed by Favourites and then select Setup favourites. You’ll be offered a list of channels, based on what you’ve watched before. From there you can choose to Change list or Save list.

To change your list, scroll to the bottom of your Favourites and select Manage favourites.