Channels that Virgin Media UK may get when existing deals with the owners are renew (Updated January 2018).

THIS PAGE WAS LAUNCH MARCH 13TH 2014 - LAST UPDATED ON JANUARY 10TH 2018.

Welcome to the all new look of this part of the list.

When deals with broadcasters run out Liberty Global or Virgin Media UK need to sign new one to keep that Channel on Virgin Media UK.

Here is an list of channel that Virgin Media UK may get when they old deal runs out with that broadcaster.

Also Radio channels are broadcasting on Digital Radio via Freesat, Freeview, Sky UK or Virgin Media Ireland.

To start broadcasting soon = That channel has still to start broadcasting on Sky UK, Freesat or Freeview.

NOTE: We only use the "Own By" names as listing on the Ofcom website. Also Local TV will now appear here when they launch on Freeview.

=== TV and Radio Channels: ===
=== Own by AETN UK (A&E Networks/Sky plc) ===
  • Blaze +1
  • Crime + Investigation HD (Broadcasts in Virgin Media Ireland areas right now).
  • Crime + Investigation +1
  • HISTORY HD (Broadcasts in Virgin Media Ireland areas right now).
  • Lifetime +1

=== Own by Al Jazeera Media Network ===
  • Al Jazeera English HD

=== Own by AMC Networks International Channel Ltd/BT Group plc ===
  • AMC from BT
  • AMC from BT HD

=== Own by Autonomous Non-Profit Organisation (ANO) TV Novosti ===
  • RT (Broadcasts in Virgin Media Ireland areas right now).
  • RT HD

=== Own by Bauer Radio ====
  • Absolute 70s
  • Absolute 90s

=== Own by BBC Northern Ireland ===
  • BBC Two Northern Ireland

=== Own by BBC Scotland ===
  • BBC Scotland (Channel set to launch by 2019)

=== Own by BBC Wales ===
  • BBC Radio Cymru 2
  • BBC Two Wales

=== Own by Bloomberg L.P. ===
  • Bloomberg Television HD

=== Own by Boxing Channel Media Limited ===
  • BoxNation HD

=== Own by CBS AMC Networks UK Channels Partnership ===
  • CBS Action +1

=== Own by Channel Four Television Corporation ===
  • Channel 4 +1 HD

=== Own by CSC Media Group Limited ===
  • Chart Show TV
  • Chart Show TV Hits
  • Kix
  • Kix +1
  • Movies 4 Men +1
  • POP +1
  • Scuzz
  • Sony Channel +1
  • Sony Movie Channel +1
  • Starz TV
  • The Vault
  • Tiny Pop +1
  • TruTV +1
  • True Crime
  • True Entertainment +1
  • True Movies +1
 
=== Own by Discovery Networks Northern Europe ===
  • TLC +2
  • Quest Red +1

=== Own by Disney-ABC Television Group ===
  • Disney Channel HD (Broadcasts in Virgin Media Ireland areas right now).
  • Disney Junior HD
  • Disney Junior +
  • Disney XD HD

=== Own by Fox Networks Group (UK) Ltd ===
  • Your TV
  • Your TV +1

=== Own by FreeSport Ltd ===
  • FreeSport

=== Own by Global Music Television Limited ===
  • Capital FM TV
  • Heart FM TV

=== Own by Global Radio ===
  • Smooth Extra

=== Own by HUM Network UK Limited ===
  • Hum Gold

=== Own by Ideal Shopping Direct Limited ===
  • Craft Extra
  • Ideal Extra

=== Own by ITV Digital Channels Limited (ITV plc)===
  • ITV Encore (Channel to close in 2018 and go on demand.)  

=== Own by Liverpool FC ===
  • LFCTV HD

=== Own by Made in Television Ltd ===
  • Made in North Wales*

*Channel broadcasting on other networks right now.

=== Own by Manchester United ===
  • MUTV HD

=== Own by Motorsport Network ===
  • Motorsport TV HD

=== Own by Multi Screen Media (Sony Pictures Television) ===
  • Sony Max HD
  • Sony Mix

=== Own by NBCUniversal International Networks ===
  • E! HD

=== Own by Nickelodeon UK (Viacom International Media Networks Europe/Sky plc) ===
  • Nick Jr. HD
  • Nick Jr. +1

=== Own by Paramount UK Partnership (Paramount British Pictures/Sky plc) ===
  • Comedy Central Extra +1

=== Own by Portland TV ===
  • Dirty Talk

=== Own by Premier Media ===

  • Premier Sports HD

=== Own by QVC (Liberty Interactive) ===
  • QVC Extra

=== Own by Racing UK Limited ===
  • Racing UK HD

=== Own by Raidió Teilifís Éireann ===
  • RTÉ 2fm** (Broadcasts in Virgin Media Ireland areas right now).
  • RTÉ 2 HD** (Broadcasts in Virgin Media Ireland areas right now).
  • RTÉ jr** (Broadcasts in Virgin Media Ireland areas right now).
  • RTÉ lyric fm** (Broadcasts in Virgin Media Ireland areas right now).
  • RTÉ News Now** (Broadcasts in Virgin Media Ireland areas right now).
  • RTÉ One HD** (Broadcasts in Virgin Media Ireland areas right now).
  • RTÉ One +1** (Broadcasts in Virgin Media Ireland areas right now).
  • RTÉ Raidió na Gaeltachta** (Broadcasts in Virgin Media Ireland areas right now).

**In Northern Ireland only.

=== Own by S4C Authority ===
  • S4C HD

=== Own by Scripps Networks International (UK) Limited ===

  • Food Network +1

=== Own by Sky plc ===
  • Pick +1
  • Sky Atlantic
  • Sky Atlantic HD
  • Sky Atlantic +1
  • Sky One +1 

=== Own by Star TV (21st Century Fox) ===
  • STAR Gold HD
  • STAR Plus HD 

=== Own by Teilifís na Gaeilge ===
  • TG4 HD** (Broadcasts in Virgin Media Ireland areas right now).

**In Northern Ireland only.

=== Own by The Jewellery Channel Ltd ===
  • TJC Choice




=== Own by That's TV Limited ===

  • That's Lancashire*
  • That's Manchester*
  • That's Oxfordshire*
  • That's Solent*
  • That's Thames Valley (Berkshire)*
  • That's Thames Valley (Hampshire)*






*Channels broadcasting on other networks right now.

 === Own by Travel Channel International Ltd (Scripps Networks International) ===
  • Travel Channel + 1

=== Own by Turner Broadcasting System Europe Limited (Time Warner) ===

  • Boomerang HD
  • CNN International HD 

=== Own by UKTV (BBC Worldwide/Scripps Networks Interactive) ===
  • GOLD HD

=== Own by United Christian Broadcasters ===
  • UCB Radio Ireland (Broadcasts in Virgin Media Ireland areas right now).

=== Own by Viacom 18 ===
  • Colours HD 

=== Own by Viacom International Media Networks U.K. Limited ===
  • 5Spike +1
  • MTV CLASSIC (Broadcasts in Virgin Media Ireland areas right now).
  • MTV MUSIC +1
  • MTV +1

=== Own by Vice UK TV Limited ===
  • Viceland
  • Viceland HD

=== Own by Zee Entertainment Enterprises ===
  • &TV HD
 
NOTE TO ALL: Virgin Media UK and Ireland are owned by Liberty Global.


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