Crufts 2020: Is Crufts on TV? What channel, how to watch and stream online

Britain's favourite dog show Crufts is back for another year and will once again showcase the best world's best canines.

The 129th edition of Crufts will kick off on Thursday March 5 and will take place over four days until Sunday March 8.

Dog lovers can look forward to 15 hours of coverage on Channel 4 and More 4 live from the NEC Arena in Birmingham.

Clare Balding will present Cannel 4’s coverage of the event this year, leading up to the grand finale when Best in Show will be crowned.

If you don’t live in the UK but want to celebrate the world’s largest dog show, you can also catch the very best of Crufts online.

  • Hero police dog killed in line of duty to be buried in customised coffin

Crufts will be posting all of the main arena action from all four days on their YouTube channel.

Coverage is set to kick off online at 8.45am on Thursday, with Day 2 at 8.45am, Day 3 at 8.15am and Day 4 at 8.45am.

To stream the show online, click here , or search Crufts on YouTube, which will take you to the official Crufts page.

For those wanting to tune at home, the official Crufts Channel 4 TV programme is as follows:

Thursday 5th March

1500-1600 – Channel 4

1830-2000 – More4

2000-2100 – Channel 4

Friday 6th March

1500-1600 – Channel 4

1830-1930 – More4

1930-2100 – Channel 4

Read More

Today's Top Stories

  • The Queen makes promise to Harry
  • Coronavirus patient on what it's like
  • Teen raped by gang wants them to rot
  • Dog put down in 'worst case of abuse'

Saturday 7th March

1630-1830 – Channel 4

1900-2100 – Channel 4

Sunday 8th March

1630-1830 – Channel 4

1900-2100 – Channel 4

  • 'Mischievous' pug almost dies eating woman's priceless diamond engagement ring

Channel 4's covered will end on Sunday with the long-awaited Best In Show Live.

Vanessa McAlpine, Crufts Show Manager, said: “We are delighted that Channel 4 and More4 will be offering viewers at home the opportunity to enjoy this year’s Crufts.

“The event holds such a special place in dog lovers’ hearts because it celebrates everything that we love most about dogs, and the programmes will reflect on the benefits dogs bring to our lives and the many fascinating aspects of Crufts.

“The TV coverage will not only bring exciting sports such as agility and flyball into people’s homes, but will enable people to see the diverse range of wonderful dog breeds, including some of the more unusual breeds that are not often seen in the streets and parks across the country, through the dog show aspect of Crufts.

“It will also cover topics about choosing, caring for and enjoying life with dogs, as well as different issues affecting dog owners in the UK.”

Source: Read Full Article