Monday, 23 February 2009

EXCLUSIVE: ITV Player launches on Virgin Media this week.

I have just been told from an Virgin insider that ITV Player is to launch on Virgin Media from tomorrow.

It will launch under the name ''ITV Net Player'' via Virgin Media's catch-up on Demand.

The rollout is being split up over a few days.
  • Knowsley Platform 24th February
  • Langley Platform 25th February
  • Bromley Platform 26th February

Friday, 20 February 2009

Digital Spy: Discovery Shed to launch next month.

Discovery is to launch a new channel called 'Discovery Shed' next month, it has been announced.

The new service, which goes live on March 20, aims to be "the place for men who like good old practical activities to escape to".

The new addition takes the number of distinct channels in Discovery's UK portfolio to 12.

Comedy Central launches in UK and Ireland in April.

Paramount Comedy 2 will become known as Comedy Central Extra from April 6 and not Comedy Central 2.

Paramount Comedy will also become known as Comedy Central from April 6.

Tuesday, 10 February 2009

Real Radio set to launch in Gateshead area,

Local Radio news for Ex-Telewest viewers:

On March 30th GMG Radio will rebrand local radio channel: 100-102 Century Radio (Gateshead area on Virgin Channel 933) as ''Real Radio''.