BSB’s The Power Station began its final full day of transmission on this day in 1991.
The Power Station was closed at 4am on 8 April 1991 as it was decided that MTV would be used as the music channel on BSkyB’s Astra satellite service. At 03:56 “All Together Now” by the Farm was the last music video to be played, and they asking for move to Sky Movies. Two hours later, at 05:59, channel 4 for BSB viewers became Sky Movies, a subscription movie channel. It was given free to BSB viewers for one month if they also subscribed to the Movie Channel.