Thursday, 25 October 2007

Comfirmed: Virgin Media to axe Three music channels next week.

Scuzz has confirmed on their web site that Scuzz is set to be remove from Virgin Media. Ex NTL viewers will also lose Bliss & Flaunt from October 30th.

Wednesday, 24 October 2007

Digital Spy: Details emerge on MTV R,

Info from Digital Spy:

MTV is to launch a new entertainment channel next month known as MTV R: 'Rated and Recommended'.

The broadcaster said that MTV R, which launches on November 8, will offer viewers "an opportunity to enjoy the iconic shows that made MTV famous".

Content on MTV R will include the first and second series of Newlyweds, Cribs, Laguna Beach and Pimp My Ride.

After dark the channel will offer up a selection of stunt-based shows, in the shape of Jackass, Wildboyz and Viva La Bam.

Other rated and recommended programmes on MTV R will include Punk'd, The Real World and My Super Sweet 16.

MTV R will be available on Virgin Channel 196.

Monday, 15 October 2007

Virgin Media set to move channels about in Ex-Telewest areas.

Reshuffling dates are as followed:
 
16th October:
  • The Box moves from 325 to 335
  • Kiss moves from 326 to 336
  • Smash Hits moves 327 to 337
  • Q moves from 328 to 338
  • Magic moves from 330 to 340
  • Kerrang moves from 332 to 342
23rd October:
  • VH1 Classic moves from 311 to 321
  • MTV Flux moves from 315 to 325
  • The Hits moves from 320 to 330
30th October:
  • MTV One moves from 301 to 311
  • MTV Two moves from 302 to 312
  • TMF moves from 303 to 313
  • MTV Base moves from 305 to 315
  • MTV Hits moves from 307 to 317
  • MTV Dance moves from 309 to 319
  • VH1 moves from 310 to 320
Between the 16th October and the 5th November there will be an Information Slate playing on channel 350 which will detail all the changes to the Music channels.
 
6th November:
  • UKTV Documentary moves from 225 to 208
  • UKTV Documentary+1 moves from 226 to 209
  • Nat Geo Wild moves from 231 to 228
  • Sky Sports Xtra moves from 514 to 516
  • Racing UK moves from 537 to 536
 
13th November:
  • Dave moves from 125 to 126
  • UKTV Gold+1 moves from 126 to 125
  • Bravo moves from 138 to 137
  • Bravo+1 moves from 139 to 138
  • Bravo2 moves from 154 to 139
20th November:
  • ITV2 moves from 113 to 114
  • ITV (Sheffield) moves from 114 to 870 (this channel is only available to certain customers in Yorkshire)
  • ITV (Anglia) moves from 114 to 870 (this channel is only available to certain customer in South East)
  • ITV (Meridian) moves from 115 to 870 (this channel is only available to certain customer in South East)

Thursday, 11 October 2007

Three more channels now testing on Virgin Media.

Virgin Media are now testing Diva TV, Movies 24+ and True Movies.

Two new channels launches on Virgin Media.

Virgin Media has today added the following Channels.

  • Pop on Virgin Channel 736.
  • Tiny Pop on Virgin Channel 737.