Monday, 29 February 2016

Heart Extra goes live on Virgin Media UK

LBC London News has been rebrand as Heart Extra on Virgin UK Channel 921.

UTV: UTV becomes part of ITV as sale completes

Story from UTV:


The deal was first officially announced in October, with regulatory processes to be completed before the sale could be finalised.

On Monday, it was confirmed that both UTV and UTV Ireland were now under ITV ownership.

Thursday, 25 February 2016

TV3: TV3 to broadcast on Virgin Media UK this Sunday

Virgin Media owned TV3 has today announced that it will broadcast its Sunday night “VOTE 2016 – Election Results Special” with Ivan Yates and Colette Fitzpatrick to millions of homes in the UK via Virgin Media who will host the programme on Virgin Media UK Channel 996.

Up to two new Channels launch on TiVo via WORLDBOX

Digital Spy poster "huxleypiguk" has confirmed that two new channels has on WORLDBOX:

The new channels names are:

  • TVRI (Romania)
  • EuroChannel (France)

Virgin Media UK Round-up

Here what happen this week on Virgin Media:

Monday, 22 February 2016

ITV give CITV more broadcasting hours

Virgin Media UK EPG has confirm that CITV will now broadcast from 6am to 9pm everyday on Virgin UK Channel 734.

Friday, 19 February 2016

UTV: Ministerial Approval to the Sale of UTV Television

UTV Media plc has announced that Ministerial Approval has been received and that all other conditions to completion have been satisfied.

Pursuant to the terms of the sale and purchase agreement with ITV, it is expected that completion will take place on Monday 29 February 2016.

Thursday, 18 February 2016

UPDATED: Sky Movies to launch "Oscars" channel on Monday

On Monday Sky Movies Harry Potter and Sky Movies Harry Potter HD will be come known as Sky Movies Oscars and Sky Movies Oscars HD on both Virgin Media UK and Virgin Media Ireland.

17:40 UPDATE: Sky Movies Oscars will be rebrand as Sky Movies Greats on March 7th.


BBC cut BBC Three broadcasting hours ahead of full pull

Virgin Media UK Boxes in Media Boy HQ say that BBC Three and BBC Three HD are now just broadcasting from 1am to 4am right now.

We have seen rumours of this may end in March 2016.

Monday, 15 February 2016

UKTV re-launches Watch

UKTV has today re-branded Watch as W on Virgin UK Channels 124 and 125 also in HD on Virgin UK Channel 191.

Viacom closes MTV Live as SD Channel on Sky

Reports are coming in that Viacom has move their MTV Channels about on Sky EPG. Also Viacom has stop broadcasting MTV Live as an SD Channel - using the slot for MTV Music +1 on Sky.

NOTE: MTV Live SD was only on Sky UK. Virgin Media UK did not carry it just MTV Live HD.

Thursday, 11 February 2016

Sky Movies to lose That Lovin' Feeling from Monday

Sky Movies to rebrand Sky Movies Valentine as Sky Movies Drama + Romance from Monday.

Monday, 8 February 2016

EXCLUSIVE: Sky "look certain" to rebrand Sky2 soon

On the back of tonight's story on DS Forum that Sky Bravo may soon launch. Media Boy HQ has got the following info from our Sky Sources:

Sky Movies to re-launch Sky Movies Harry Potter channel

The following things is set to happen on Saturday:

  • Sky Movies Greats will be rename Sky Movies Harry Potter on Virgin UK Channel 404 and Virgin Ireland Channel 307.
  • Sky Movies Greats HD will be rename Sky Movies Harry Potter HD on Virgin UK Channel 434 and Virgin Ireland Channel 337.

Viacom set to rebrand 5* on Thursday

Media Boy HQ has been told tonight that the following is set to happen on Thursday:

  • Channel 5 HD will be rename Channel 5HD on Virgin UK Channel 150.
  • 5* will be rename 5STAR on Virgin UK Channel 151.

CBS Channels free on Virgin Media UK until May 1st

Media Boy HQ has seen information sent in to us by Virgin Media UK Viewers that CBS Reality, Horror Channel, CBS Action, CBS Drama, CBS Reality +1 and Horror Channel +1 are available to all Virgin Media UK TV packages until May 1st.
 

Monday, 1 February 2016

Sky Movies launches Valentine Channel

Sky Movies HD has today launch the Sky Movies Valentine Channel on the following channel numbers:

  • Sky Movies Drama + Romance has been rebrand as Sky Movies Valentine on Virgin UK Channel 410 and Virgin Ireland Channel 308.
  • Sky Movies Drama + Romance HD has been rebrand as Sky Movies Valentine HD on Virgin UK Channel 440 and Virgin Ireland Channel 338.