The UK’s largest music television network, The Box Plus Network has today announced the biggest strategic move in its 24-year history with the introduction of two new linear TV channels; Box Hits and Box Upfront, and a new bespoke social-first digital channel, BeBox.
These updates to the iconic music brand have been designed to address the changing dynamic in youth media consumption, consolidating the linear TV proposition in the ever popular chart and pop genre and opening up new audiences with the new digital offer, BeBox.
The Box will also undergo a refresh, uniting the brands in the new channel line-up whilst preserving our genre offers from Kiss, Magic and Kerrang! and our Freeview music and entertainment channel 4Music.
Box Upfront will be a platform for new and emerging artist talent alongside fresh tunes from our favourite music stars whilst Box Hits will celebrate the most popular hits of the last few years.
With Box Upfront focusing on brand new music, our flagship channel, The Box, will switch to cover a broad chart mix alongside our usual pop-culture dose of bespoke music productions and features.
The brand new digital channel BeBox will serve a mix of mainstream music and pop culture content across multiple digital platforms, led by social media and specifically designed for The Box Plus Network’s core target audience of mainstream 16 – 24 year olds.
BeBox will leverage Box’s access to talent and in-house production, offering our take on the world of music and celebrity through video, GIFs, memes, lists, quizzes and in-depth features.
Flagship programmes for the new look network include the ‘UK HOTLIST Top 20 & 40’ (The Box), ‘UK Music Video Chart’ (Box Upfront) and ‘Official UK Airplay: Top 20’ (Box Hits).
A full programme list is available upon request.
Thursday, 19 May 2016
The Box Plus Network: The Box Plus Network announces the biggest refresh ever!
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