Friday, 30 August 2013

Confirmed: Virgin Media to repackaged Colors from September 1st.

Virgin Media has reveal that Asian broadcaster Colors will join the M+, L and XL Packages from September 1st.

Colors is on Virgin Channel 826.

Monday, 26 August 2013

Digital Spy: Shopping Channel to close at end of month.

Digital Spy Forum is reporting that Bid Plus will close on Virgin Channel 746 on August 31st.

Monday, 19 August 2013

Sky Movies thinks it an Superhero.

Sky Movies 007 and Sky Movies 007 HD has been rebrand as Sky Movies Superhero* and Sky Movies Superhero HD* on Virgin Channels 410 and 440.

*Only until September 1st 2013.

Thursday, 15 August 2013

Confirmed: Virgin Media signs three year deal with BT - FREE to XL Viewers.

Virgin Media and BT have today confirm that they have signed an three year broadcasting deal.

It will be FREE for XL package but will cost £15 per month for them not on XL.

The Channels number are as followed:

  • 529. ESPN (Set to move to Channel 541 soon)
  • 530. ESPN HD (Set to move Channel 542 soon)
  • 547. BT Sport 1
  • 548. BT Sport 2
  • 549. BT Sport 1 HD
  • 550. BT Sport 2 HD.

Wednesday, 14 August 2013

UPDATED: Some UKTV moves channels numbers plus all UKTV now on M+ package on Virgin Media.

First of all - Virgin Media has repackaged all UKTV Channels (Home, GOLD and Alibi) to the M+ Packages.

2nd of all - As reported by Media Boy HQ on Monday the following things has happen to the UKTV Channels numbers:

  • Watch +1 has now moved from Virgin Channel 190 to Virgin Channel 125.
  • Dave Ja Vu has now moved from Virgin Channel 191 to Virgin Channel 129.
  • Alibi +1 has now moved from Virgin Channel 194 to Virgin Channel 131.
  • Drama has launched on Virgin Channel 190.
  • Watch HD has now moved from Virgin Channel 125 to Virgin Channel 191.
  • Dave HD has now moved from Virgin Channel 129 to Virgin Channel 194.
  • Alibi HD has now moved from Virgin Channel 131 to Virgin Channel 200.
  • Eden +1 has now moved from Virgin Channel 210 to Virgin Channel 209.
  • Eden HD has now moved from Virgin Channel 209 to Virgin Channel 210.
  • Good Food +1 has now moved from Virgin Channel 262 to Virgin Channel 261.
  • Good Food HD has now moved from Virgin Channel 261 to Virgin Channel 262.
HEADLINE WAS FIXED ON AUGUST 19TH AT 1.38PM.
 

Tuesday, 13 August 2013

TCM2 closes and TCM +1 launches on Virgin Media.

Virgin Media has updated their EPG to show TCM2 as TCM +1*.

TCM2 closes at 4am tonight.

Monday, 12 August 2013

Virgin Media to renumber some UKTV Channels from Wednesday.

I can now reveal that the following UKTV channels are set to move to new channel numbers from Wednesday:

New Channel number reveal:
  • Drama to launch on Virgin Channel 190 on the M, M+, L and XL Packages.

Channels on the move:
  • Watch +1 to move from Virgin Channel 190 to Virgin Channel 125.
  • Dave Ja Vu to move from Virgin Channel 191 to Virgin Channel 129.
  • Alibi +1 to move from Virgin Channel 194 to Virgin Channel 131.
  • Watch HD to move from Virgin Channel 125 to Virgin Channel 191.
  • Dave HD to move from Virgin Channel 129 to Virgin Channel 194.
  • Alibi HD to move from Virgin Channel 131 to Virgin Channel 200.
  • Eden +1 to move from Virgin Channel 210 to Virgin Channel 209.
  • Eden HD to move from Virgin Channel 209 to Virgin Channel 210.
  • Good Food +1 to move from Virgin Channel 262 to Virgin Channel 261.
  • Good Food HD to move from Virgin Channel 261 to Virgin Channel 262.

NOTE: I do not work for Virgin Media so all the information on this post is still subject to change.

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Sunday, 11 August 2013

EXCLUSIVE: Virgin Media to launch two new Channels this week.

I can now reveal that the following channels should launch before Thursday on Virgin Media:
 
Channels to launch:
  • TCM +1 is set to launch on Virgin Channel 417 on the same packages as TCM2.
  • Drama is set to launch on Virgin Channel on the M, M+, L and XL Packages.
 
SOME INFOMATION ON THIS POST WAS UPDATED ON AUGUST 12TH AT 2.55PM.

NOTE: I do not work for Virgin Media so all the information on this post is still subject to change.
 
copyright 2013 Media Boy 2006 - 2013. An ''Keep it real and free'' Production. 

Thursday, 1 August 2013

Local TV on MB Blog: Local TV outside England not going to be on Freeview Channel 45 - but lower.

The Freeview web site has confirmed that Film4 +1 will launch on Freeview Channel 45 on August 27th.

But that was set to be use for Local TV Channels in Scotland and Wales.

No word yet on the new channel number for Local TV in Scotland and Wales yet but we at Media Boy HQ thinks Local TV outside England and Ireland will launch on Freeview Channel 34 or 41.

ESPN Channels closes on Virgin Media.

At midnight Virgin Media remove ESPN, ESPN HD, ESPN America and ESPN Classic from their lineup.

Virgin Media and BT (who now own the ESPN and ESPN HD brand in the UK and Ireland) are still in talks over BT Sports Channels launching on Virgin Media.

Keep it with Media Boy Blog for the latest on BT Sports coming via Virgin Media.