Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Local TV on MB Blog: Ofcom reveal winners for York and Middlesbrough.

Ofcom has today reveal who will run local TV in the Middlesbrough & York area:

  • In Middlesbrough 'Made in Teesside' is set to launch in November 2014.
  • And in York 'The York Channel' is set to launch by early 2015.

Both Channel will be on Freeview Channel 8 when launch.

Monday, 25 November 2013

TV Anywhere: BBC TWO HD and BBC ALBA to move on Virgin Media.

TV Anywhere web site has posted on November 25th (And seen by Media Boy Blog) that BBC TWO HD and BBC ALBA is set to move soon to new channel numbers on Virgin Media.

  • BBC TWO HD is set to move from Virgin Channel 187 to Virgin Channel 161*.
  • BBC ALBA is set to move from Virgin Channel 188 to Virgin Channel 164*.

Digital Spy poster 'Technix' says:

The new BBC HD channels when launched on Virgin Media should be on the following EPG numbers:

  • BBC Three HD - 162
  • BBC Four HD - 163
  • BBC News HD - 604
  • CBBC HD - 710
  • CBeebeies HD - 711

Information on this post is thanks to Digital Spy and Technix.

*Media Boy Blog thanks BBC TWO HD and BBC ALBA will move on December 10th (Move date not yet confirmed).

Two channels removed last night on Virgin Media plus FOX + now on L Package.

Both Virgin Media Shorts 2013 and BBC Red Button HD has today been axe from the Virgin TV Channel lineup.
  • Virgin Media Shorts 2013 was on Virgin Channel 399.
  • BBC Red Button HD was on Virgin Channel 994.

Plus last week saw FOX + been added to the L Package on Virgin Channel 199.

Monday, 18 November 2013

Sky Movies goes Christmas mad on December 1st.

Sky Movies Showcase and Sky Movies Showcase HD will be rebranded as Sky Movies Christmas and Sky Movies Christmas HD on Virgin Channels 403 and 433.

Sky Movies Showcase will be back on New Years Day.

Thursday, 14 November 2013

Rumour: DS poster reveals BBC HD Channels numbers?

The following post is thanks to Digital Spy poster 'Technix':

The new BBC HD channels when launched on VM should be on the following EPG numbers:

  • BBC Three HD - 162
  • BBC Four HD - 163
  • BBC News HD - 604
  • CBBC HD - 710
  • CBeebeies HD - 711
  • The Netflix barker/slate should be on channel 204.

Information on this post is thanks to Digital Spy and Technix.

Monday, 11 November 2013

Monday update.

News 18 will not launch on Thursday. It has been put on hold again - no new launch date has been confirmed.

Local TV on MB Blog: Local TV to launch on Channel 26 in Scotland and Wales.

Local TV network owner ComuxUK has confirmed that Local TV in Scotland and Wales will now launch on Freeview Channel 26.

Wednesday, 6 November 2013

EXCLUSIVE: Virgin Media to add News 18 - should launch on November 14th.

I can now reveal that News 18 should launch on November 14th Virgin Media. Still no confirmed channel number.

MB Thinks: News 18 will be on Virgin Channel 626 or 833.

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

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Tuesday, 5 November 2013

News 18 set to launch on Virgin Media.

An Virgin Insider has confirmed to me that News 18 is now set to launch on Virgin Media within the next two weeks.

No channel number was given.

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

Sunday, 3 November 2013

Movies 24 goes Christmas and Channel 7 rebranded as Estuary TV.

Movies 24 and Movies 24 + as been rebrand as Christmas 24 and Christmas 24 + on Virgin Channels 419 and 420.

Local TV Broadcaster Channel 7 has rebranded as Estuary TV in the Grimsby area on Virgin Channel 879.

 Estuary TV will launch on Freeview on November 26th on Freeview Channel 8.

Friday, 1 November 2013

Christmas comes to True Movies, FOX + launches and two channels added to L Pack.

Virgin Media has updated the following channels

CHANNEL LAUNCH:
  • FOX + has launch on Virgin Channel 199.

CHANNEL REBRAND:
  • True Movies 1 has been rebranded as True Christmas on Virgin Channel 424.

CHANNELS ON NEW PACKAGE:
  • FOX has now been added to the L Package on Virgin Channel 157.
  • Nat Geo has now been added to the L Package on Virgin Channel 230.