Tuesday, 27 January 2015

Sky to add some loving to Sky Movies from Monday.

Sky Movies has confirmed that Sky Movies Drama will be rebranded as Sky Movies Valentine from 6am on Monday on Virgin Channel 410 (Also in HD on Virgin Channel 440).

Friday, 23 January 2015

The BBC reveal more information on BBC One +1 and CBBC if BBC Three is axe.

The BBC has reveal more information this past week on what may happen if BBC Three is axe as an TV Channel and move online.

What may happen later this year?

  • BBC One +1 (London?) will launch on Sky, Freesat, Virgin Media and Freeview HD as an new 24 hour channel.
  • NOTE: Freeview SD Viewers will NOT get BBC One +1 (If you cant get Film4 +1 on Freeview Channel 45 you are on Freeview SD)
  • CBBC and CBBC HD will have extra 14 hours per week added to it broadcasting hours - broadcasting to until 9pm everynight.
  • Nothing will broadcast on BBC Three's old stream from 9pm to 7am everyday. 

Thursday, 15 January 2015

Local TV on MB Blog: STV Edinburgh launches on Virgin Media.

STV Edinburgh has launched on Virgin Channel 159 in Edinburgh, Falkirk and Glenrothes.

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

Sky Sports: Sky Sports 2 to be rebrand as Sky Sports World Cup Next month.

Sky Sports has confirmed that Sky Sports 2 will be rebrand as Sky Sports World Cup on Friday 13 February for SIX Weeks for ICC Cricket World Cup.

Sky Sports 2 is on Virgin Channel 503 also in HD on Virgin Channel 513.

Media Boy HQ 1, Virgin Media 0: Virgin moves Adult channels.

After years of campaign Virgin Media has today move all Adult channels to new EPG Channel numbers.

  • New EPG - Channel name - Old EPG:
  • 969. Adult previews (Was 470) 
  • 970. Television X Nightly (Was 473)
  • 971. Playboy TV Nightly (Was 475)
  • 072. Adult Channel Nightly (Was 477)
  • 973. My Ex-Girlfriends Nightly (Was 478)
  • 974. Red Hot 18s Nightly (Was 480)
  • 975. Red Hot Mums Nightly (Was 481)
  • 976. Red Hot Amateur Nightly (Was 482)
  • 977. XXX Mums (Was 484)
  • 978. Television X (Was 490)
  • 979. Playboy TV (Was 495)
  • 980. The Adult Channel (Was 497)
What left for Virgin Media HQ to campaign for?

Monday, 12 January 2015

BizAsia: Geo Network to launch on Virgin Media?

Info thanks to BizAsia:

The three Geo Network channels currently broadcasting on Sky Digital are expected to launch on Virgin Media in the coming days.

Thursday, 8 January 2015

a516: Local TV for Birmingham set to launch next month on Virgin Media.

a516digital is reporting that Big Centre TV will launch on Virgin Channel 159 from February 14th 2015 in some Birmingham areas.

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

Sky Movies Superheroes update.

Sky Movies has confirmed that Sky Movies Superheroes is with us until Sunday 18 January on Virgin Channel 404.

Also in HD on Virgin Channel 434.

Local TV on MB Blog: STV Edinburgh to launch on January 12th.

Local TV Broadcaster STV Edinburgh has confirmed that they will launch on January 12th on Virgin Channel 159 in some Edinburgh areas only.

Sky Sports put their Darts away.

Sky Sports has today rebrand Sky Sports Darts as Sky Sports 3 on Virgin Channels 504 and 514*.

*Sky Sports Darts HD as also gone back to Sky Sports 3 HD.

Monday, 5 January 2015

One New Year, Two new channels.

New Years Day saw the launch of two new HD Channels on Virgin Media from Sky.

Movies Channels put away their Christmas Decorations.

The following channels has today put away their Christmas Decorations and rebrand as:

  • Sky Movies Christmas has rebrand as Sky Movies Drama on Virgin Channel 410.
  • Christmas 24 has rebrand as Movies 24 on Virgin Channel 419.
  • Christmas 24 + has rebrand as Movies 24 + on Virgin Channel 420.
  • True Christmas has rebrand as True Movies 1 on Virgin Channel 424.
  • Sky Movies Christmas HD has rebrand as Sky Movies Drama HD on Virgin Channel 440.

UTV Ireland launches on UPC Ireland.

UTV Ireland did launched on UPC Ireland Channel 110 on new Year day.

Monday, 29 December 2014

Sky Movies: Sky Movies to rebrand FOUR Channels for an month in 2015.

The following will happen in 2015:

  • Sky Movies to rebrand Sky Movies tbc as Sky Movies Aliens.
  • Sky Movies to rebrand Sky Movies tbc as Sky Movies Gangsters.
  • Sky Movies to rebrand Sky Movies tbc as Sky Movies Valentine.
  • Sky Movies to rebrand Sky Movies tbc as Sky Movies Oscars.

Friday, 19 December 2014

Ofcom to review Pay TV.

The review will determine whether regulation requiring Sky to offer its Sky Sports 1 and 2 channels to other pay TV providers to ensure fair and effective competition in the UK’s pay TV sector remains appropriate.

Thursday, 18 December 2014

EXCLUSIVE: Sky Sports News HQ HD Testing on Virgin Media.

An new Virgin Tester has told Media Boy HQ that both Sky News HD and Sky Sports News HQ HD are now testing on Virgin Media.

Recombu: More channels set to launch on WorldBox next month.

Recombu is reporting that the following Channels will launch on WorldBox in January only on TiVo:

  • France: EuroChannel
  • France: BFM TV
  • Ukraine: Ukraine Today
  • Russia: CTC 

Sky Sports Darts launch on Virgin Media.

Sky Sports has today rebrand Sky Sports 3 as Sky Sports Darts on Virgin Channel 504. Also in HD on Virgin Channel 514.

Wednesday, 17 December 2014

Virgin Media add some Nollywood.

Virgin Media has today added Nollywood Movies to Virgin Channel 835.

Nollywood Movies will cost £6.99 per month.

UPDATED: Best Of The Year 2014.

Here is the list of winners of Media Boy's 'Best Of The Year 2014'