Sky Atlantic is a television channel owned by Sky plc, which launched on 1 February 2011 on Sky in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland. Sky Atlantic is available in both standard definition and high definition, the latter on Sky Atlantic HD. Stuart Murphy extended his responsibilities to become director of programmes for Sky1, Sky2, Sky3 and Sky Atlantic. On 5 May 2011, Elaine Pyke, the head of drama at Sky, was promoted to director of Sky Atlantic, reporting to Murphy.
Sky Atlantic launched in the UK on 1 February 2011.
Sky Atlantic updated its logo to bring it into line with all over Sky channels which were given new looks on on Monday, 9th October 2017.
A new look for Sky Atlantic was launched on Tuesday 19th April 2016.