Tuesday, 30 November 2010

EXCLUSIVE: FX HD to broadcast new hours in January 2011.

My insider has told me that FX are giving their HD Channel new broadcasting from January 5th 2011.

FX HD will broadcast from 8am to 2am every day on Virgin Channel 158.

Monday, 29 November 2010

EXCLUSIVE: Cinemoi tests appeared on Virgin Media.

I have just been told by an ''Virgin Tester'' that Cinemoi has been testing on Virgin Media for the past 3/4 days ahead of it launch on Virgin Media on Wednesday.

Monday, 22 November 2010

Digital Spy: Bravo closure date announced by Sky?

Digital Spy Forums is reporting the following:

Bravo will end 25 years of broadcasting on the 1st January 2011 being removed from the Sky and Virgin media cable platforms, no mention was made however on Channel One but can only presume it will be the same date.

Monday, 15 November 2010

EXCLUSIVE: Media Boy can confrim that missing ''Zee'' Channels to launch next month in Ex-Telewest areas.

I have ask my insider today about the rumoured launches of ZING and Zee Punjabi in old Telewest areas on December 1st.

And I got the following back :

''(The) Missing Asian channels will arrive in ex-Telewest areas on 1st December''.


Only missing channels from all areas will be - From December 1st:
  • WRN Radio
  • RTE Radio

Both are in Ex-Telewest areas right now.

Sunday, 14 November 2010

EXCLUSIVE: Global Radio to close Galaxy Radio on Digital TV tomorrow.

I have been told today that Global Radio will remove Galaxy Radio from all Digital Television Platforms (Not just Virgin Media) on Monday November 15th.

But here is the good news Global Radio will launch LBC News 1152 on Virgin Channel 919.

NOTE: LBC News 1152 is a rolling news radio station aiming to provide more in-depth coverage of the day’s news stories as well as travel and weather reports.

Tuesday, 9 November 2010

EXCLUSIVE: S4C2 to close next month.

An Virgin insider as today told me that S4C are to close S4C2 on December 3rd on all Networks (Sky, Virgin and Freeview).

Wednesday, 3 November 2010

TiVo coming to the UK on Virgin Media.

TiVo is set to launch on Virgin Media.

Monday, 1 November 2010

True Movies set to have an freeview on Virgin Media over Christmas.

I hear that True Movies will be free to all viewers from November 15th to January 5th 2011 on Virgin Channel 424.

Some UKTV Channels free until November 29th with Gold Free over Christmas on Virgin TV.

Virgin Media customers who only subscribe to the M pack will be able to sample a selection of UKTV channels for most of November at no extra cost!

From today until 28th November inclusive, you will be able to view: Watch/Watch +1, Alibi/Alibi +1, Good Food/Good Food +1, Home/Home+1, Really and Blighty.

Viewers can find them on the following channels:
  • Watch - 124,
  • Watch +1 - 125,
  • Alibi - 130,
  • Alibi +1 - 131,
  • Good Food - 260,
  • Good Food +1 - 261,
  • Home - 265,
  • Home +1 - 266,
  • Really - 267
  • and Blighty - 208.

Then if that’s not enough, as a special Christmas treat, from 1st December until early January, GOLD will also be available to M pack subscribers.

Viewers can find them on the following channels:
  • GOLD - 126,
  • GOLD +1 - 127.

Also an UKTV worker has posted on Digital Spy that ''We (UKTV) are in continuous discussions
with Virgin over carrying our two HD channels.''

PCNE to close on Virgin Media but ZING and Punjabi may launch on Ex-Telewest next month.

I have today been told by an Virgin Insider that PCNE is now being removed in old NTL areas on 1st December.

However viewers can no longer add PCNE to their package.

But here is the good news:
I have also been told today that ZING and Zee Punjabi should become available on Virgin Media in old Telewest areas on December 1st as part of the new Asian Channels packages prices.