Pokemon: The First Movie to Broadcast on POP! This Week

Updated TV schedule listings have revealed that POP!, who are currently broadcasting episodes of Pokemon: Indigo League, as well as numerous other series of Pokemon, throughout the week, will be broadcast Pokemon: The First Movie on the free-to-air TV channel this weekend; specifically on Saturday 20th July at 3:30pm.

This will be the first time that the original movie has received a UK TV broadcast since the films were re-released by Manga Entertainment UK, although it is possible this is the first time the film has ever received a UK TV broadcast.

Surprisingly that’s not the only Pokemon film being broadcast on UK TV this weekend as  the sister TV channel POP Max, which is only available on Sky and Freesat, will be showing Pokemon: The Rise of Darkrai at exactly the same time and on the same day. Which, in case you have forgotten, is Saturday 20th July 2019 at 3:30pm.

Pokemon: The First Movie:

Pokemon: The Rise of Darkrai:

POP! is available on Freeview 206, Sky 616, Freesat 606 and Virgin Media 736 while POP MAX is available on Sky 626 and 604. Pokemon the First Movie is available on DVD and Blu-Ray, as well as part of the Triple Pack DVD and Blu-Ray release, while Pokemon the Rise of Darkrai is available on DVD and a Triple Pack DVD featuring other movies.

About Scott Emsen
Scott is the Founder and Executive Editor of AnimeBlurayUK but in the past he has worked at ZOMGPlay, Rice Digital and Funstock and was once a Community Moderator for the Nokia N-Gage forums. Based in the UK, he loves anything related to Games & Anime and in In his spare time you'll mostly find him playing on one of his many gaming consoles; namely the PS Vita, PS4 or Xbox One.

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