Wednesday, 13 November 2019

Reports: UKTV axe Christmas

Reports on the web says that BBC Studios own UKTV has axe Christmas this year. 

Christmas Gold WILL NOT APPEAR this year.

Monday, 4 November 2019

Confirmed: Virgin Media UK WILL move some Factual channels tomorrow

Virgin Media UK has confirmed that the following Factual channels will be moving on Virgin Media UK from Tuesday.

Tuesday, 29 October 2019

Reports: Virgin Media UK to move some Documentaries Channels next week

Look like the following Documentaries Channels will be moving on Virgin Media UK on November 5th.

Saturday, 26 October 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Has Media Boy HQ work out why Sky Sports HD is NOT on Virgin Media?

Virgin Media Customers has been asking us since Sky Sports Racing HD launch in January 2019.

Bangers TV closes unannounced on Virgin Media

TiVo and Media Boy Blog has confirm that Adult Pay-Per-Night 'Bangers Nightly' was removed from Virgin UK Channel 976 last night.

Friday, 25 October 2019

New Adult channel to launch next week on Virgin Media

TiVo has confirm that Adult Pay-Per-Night 'XXX Brits' will become 'XXX Girl Girl' from October 29th. The channel info will be shown on Virgin Channel 973.

Wednesday, 23 October 2019

EXCLUSIVE - Digital Bit Rate: Love Nature to go HD only next week

We can exclusively reveal that Digital Bit Rate is reporting that from 29th October Love Nature will be broadcasting in HD only.

Tuesday, 22 October 2019

Rumour: Is UKTV set to rebrand GOLD?

We have seen reports saying that GOLD maybe set to be renamed as BBC Comedy.

Sunday, 20 October 2019

Reports: Home to become HGTV "in early 2020"

Reports are coming in that HGTV will not launch until "early 2020" in the UK.

EXCLUSIVE: Has Virgin Media UK sign an new deal with NDTV? (UPDATED)

Media Boy HQ can now confirmed that our TiVo box EPG has tonight been updated for NDTV India on October 28th and the "This channel is no longer available" has been remove to now say "To Be Announced".

Thursday, 17 October 2019

OFCOM: Licensee for Really and Home revealed

OFCOM has revealed that the Licensee for former UKTV Channels Really and Home is now called Lifestyle Newco Limited.

Media Boy HQ has found out that Lifestyle Newco Limited is own by Discovery Inc.

Monday, 14 October 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Virgin Media UK to axe NDTV News (India) on October 28th

TiVo has confirm that NDTV India will close on Virgin UK Channel 836 on October 28th.

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Thursday, 10 October 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Media Boy Sources reveal more information on new Viacom deal (UPDATED)


Media Boy Sources has confirm that Viacom is looking in to launching an 5USA HD Channel.

Monday, 7 October 2019

Media Boy Views: Will Viacom get new channels numbers on Virgin Media UK?

Base on Discovery moves on October 1st Media Boy HQ think if Viacom have ask Virgin Media to move their channels they move followed:

Advanced Television: Viacom, Virgin Media extend content partnership

Story from Advanced Television: 

Multichannel programmer Viacom International Media Networks and UK multiplay operator Virgin Media have agreed a new multi-year distribution deal in the UK and Ireland spanning TV channels, on-demand rights and a range of new streaming applications.

Tuesday, 1 October 2019

EXCLUSIVE - MPEG4 News: Virgin Media UK moves Television X over to MPEG4

The following channels has move by Virgin Media UK from MPEG2 to MPEG4 this week:

Information will appear here when Media Boy HQ have seen any (Last updated on October 1st): 

Monday, 30 September 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Are Virgin Media UK set to launch an new channel?

Media Boy HQ has found out that Virgin Media UK has started to reuse the old Good Food +1 slot.

Move Day: What is set to happen tonight on Virgin Media UK

Here is the head up on what is set to happen tonight - as far as Media Boy HQ knows:

Source: TiVo.

YourTV and MTV Beats closes on all networks

Over the past weekend TWO Channels has been axe by their owners.

On Friday (September 27th) we said goodbye to YourTV on Virgin Channel 218.

Then on Monday (September 30th) we said goodbye to MTV Beats on Virgin Channel 841.

Thursday, 26 September 2019

UPDATED: More Channels moves confirmed for Tuesday

More Discovery and Sky Channels are set to move on Tuesday (October 1st)

Virgin Media moves some Discovery channels to new homes

The following has happen today on Virgin Media (Information right at 2.30am):

Wednesday, 25 September 2019

MTV Beats to close on September 30th in UK and Ireland

TiVo has confirmed that MTV Beats will close on Virgin UK Channel 841 on September 30th.

Cable Forum: Virgin Media UK to give Discovery's Factual & Lifestyle new homes?

An Cable Forum poster "cheekyangus" is tonight reporting that Virgin Media UK is set to give  Discovery's Factual & Lifestyle EPG channel numbers.

Tuesday, 24 September 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Virgin Media UK to give some Sky and Comcast channels new homes from October 1st

What's on TV and Total TV Guide are both reporting that Virgin Media UK are set to move some Sky and Comcast channels from October 1st.

EXCLUSIVE: Virgin Media UK signs new deal with Discovery (UPDATED)

TiVo has today reveal that Virgin Media UK will close or move some Discovery channels on September 26th

Monday, 16 September 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Virgin Media moves Alibi HD and launches Drama +1

Virgin Media UK has moved Alibi HD from Virgin UK Channel 226 to Virgin UK Channel 212 (old TruTV EPG Slot).

Sunday, 15 September 2019

Local TV update

Here is the full up to date information on what local channels are broadcasting on Virgin UK Channel 159.

Thursday, 12 September 2019

EXCLUSIVE: Virgin Media UK start Drama +1 tests

Media Boy HQ has found on Digital Bit Rate that Virgin Media UK have started to test Drama +1 ahead of launch date. 

We think Drama +1 will launch soon on Virgin UK Channel 230. 

Tests for Drama +1 can be seen on Digital Bit Rate on stream 61. 

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Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Digital Bit Rate - Rumour: Is the remaining MPEG2 Channels set to join MPEG4?

On the day Discovery axe Good Food +1 in the UK and Ireland.

Virgin Media UK has added Good Food +1 to MPEG4 on Stream CO47.

Tuesday, 10 September 2019

Virgin Media reveal Drama +1 is set to launch

Virgin Media UK has reveal on their web site that Drama +1 is set to launch soon.