A one-hour timeshifted variant of ITV Encore launched alongside the parent channel, broadcast on Sky channel 193 (a channel slot ITV had acquired from the Information TV, ITV Encore +1 temporarily closed on 1 October 2014 (ITV3 +1 took its old slot), to make space for ITVBe, which launched on channel 179. ITV Encore +1 was re-added to the channel lineup on 15 December 2014 on channel 208, the same day ITVBe +1 was added to the Sky and Freesat platforms.
A high-definition service also launched on Sky channel 298 on the same day as ITV Encore. It broadcasts viewers' favourite ITV dramas in high-definition. ITV Encore HD moved to Sky channel 263 on 19 August 2014 following more spaces in the Entertainment genre to be added and the Lifestyle genre being shortened. On 15 December 2014, it moved again to Sky channel 269 to make space for ITVBe +1 and ITV Encore +1 (as ITV3 HD takes its old place).