Programmes are appearing stretched on my television

If you are watching a programme that appears stretched, this could be because your Sky box and / or television are set up incorrectly.

There are a few steps to try, but these will vary between Sky box and television makes.

  1. Ensure your Sky box’s HDMI picture settings are on automatic, and not 720 or 1080
  2. Ensure your television’s picture settings are on automatic or original
  3. If you are using an HDMI cable, try swapping this for a scart lead.

If you continue to experience problems, please contact Sky and / or your television manufacturer.

Note: Please only change settings on your Sky box or television if you are confident you know how to reset them, as we are unable to accept responsibility for any changes made.

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