BBC HD bites the dust for new simulcast channel The BBC has announced it will launch BBC Two HD at 6am on Tuesday 26 March. BBC Two HD will be available on Sky HD (169), Freeview HD/YouView (102), Virgin Media (187), Freesat HD (109) and BT Vision (852). The announcement follows the launch of BBC One HD on 3 November 2010. BBC Two HD will replace the existing BBC HD Channel and will be available subscription-free on all digital television platforms offering HD channels. Janice Hadlow, Controller of BBC Two, says: BBC One HD has already proved to be highly valued by our audiences and Im delighted that were able to follow this with the launch of BBC Two in HD. The launch of BBC Two HD will allow us to showcase more of our programmes at their very best helping to highlight our commitment to high quality, engaging and ambitious programmes on BBC Two. The BBC Two HD channel will be a simulcast network version of the BBC Two schedule with a raft of new programmes available in HD for the first time including Paul Hollywood Bread, The Fall, Science Britannica and Keeping Britain Alive. Old favourites such as Mock The Week, QI and Springwatch will also remain at the heart of the channels offer.