Thursday, 31 March 2016

Radio Times: CBBC can still stay up to 9pm from April 11th

Radio Times say that CBBC will stay on air to 9pm everyday from April 11th.

You can watch CBBC on the following channels numbers:

Virgin Media UK:
  • 701. CBBC
  • 710. CBBC HD

Virgin Media Ireland:
  • 608. CBBC

Confirmed: Sky Premiums HD closes on the Scientific-Atlanta V+ model

Virgin Media UK Worker "BenMcr" has today confirmed on Cable Forum that Virgin Media UK has axe the Sky Premiums HD for Virgin Media UK customers using the Scientific-Atlanta V+ model.

Virgin Media UK customers using the Scientific-Atlanta V+ model has lost the following channels:

BBC Three gets TiVo app on Virgin Media UK

The BBC has axe BBC Three today on the following channels on Virgin Media.

Monday, 28 March 2016

Confirmed: Nollywood Movies set to moved to M+ Package from Friday

Virgin Media UK has confirmed via their TiVo boxes that Nollywood Movies will be added to the M+, L and XL Packages at no extra cost from April 1st.

Up until now Nollywood Movies was an Premium channel on Virgin UK Channel 835.

Thursday, 24 March 2016

Local TV on MB Blog: Local TV channels to get new Channel numbers on Freeview from April 5th

Digital UK has confirmed that the following things will happen on April 5th:

EXCLUSIVE: Sky Movies Harry Potter Channel back in April

Sky Movies has confirmed that Sky Movies Harry Potter will be back on April 2nd to April 10th. 2016.

Virgin Media: “More VoD exclusives”

Story from Advanced Television:

UK quad-play operator Virgin Media is to ramp up the amount of exclusive video-on-demand programming available to its Virgin Media TV XL customers to watch through its TV on demand service.

Sky Sports: Sky Sports to show every F1 race live from 2019 until 2024

Story from Sky Sports:

Sky Sports has extended its partnership with Formula 1 to remain the home of F1 in the UK and Ireland until 2024.

Monday, 21 March 2016

BBC to axe BBC Three as TV Channel from March 31st

Virgin Media has today confirmed that BBC Three and BBC Three HD will close on Virgin Media UK and Virgin Media Ireland on March 31st.

Friday, 18 March 2016

New ITV HD Channels coming soon to Virgin Media UK

ITV have confirm that three new regions are to launch soon in HD on Virgin Media UK.

When launch the following channels will appear on Virgin UK Channel 113:

  • ITV Anglia HD (East).
  • ITV Yorkshire HD (West).
  • ITV Tyne Tees HD.
Information thanks to a516Digital and ITV.

Thursday, 17 March 2016

EXCLUSIVE: Two new channels start tests on Virgin Media UK

Media Boy Sources has confirmed that Virgin Media UK has today started to test the following QVC Channels:

  • QVC Style
  • QVC Beauty

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Monday, 14 March 2016

Sky Movies launches Sky Movies Robots for one week

Sky Movies has rebrand Sky Movies Greats and Sky Movies Greats HD as Sky Movies Robots and Sky Movies Robots HD on both Virgin Media UK and Virgin Media Ireland until March 21st.

Confirmed: Virgin Media UK to cut Non Direct Debit Customers to 45p from April 1st

Virgin Media UK have confirmed on Virgin that Non Direct Debit Customers will just pay 45p extra per month from April 1st.

Virgin Media UK Non Direct Debit Customers was paying £5 extra per month.

EXCLUSIVE: Sky viewers will no longer need to pay extra for Sky Movies HD Channels


Sky Sources has confirm to Media Boy HQ that Sky viewers will no longer need to pay extra for Sky Movies HD Channels from June 1st.

Thursday, 10 March 2016

Advanced Television: Virgin boosts VoD content with Endemol Shine

Story from Advanced Television:

Virgin Media has agreed a partnership with Endemol Shine International to bring the hit US show Kingdom to the UK, exclusively for its TV customers to watch on demand from April 1st.

EXCLUSIVE: New tests appear for "Formula E" on Virgin Media UK

Media Boy Sources say Virgin Media UK have started to test "Formula E" - No news on if this will be an app or an channel was know at time of posting.

EXCLUSIVE: Sky Sports Mix to launch in June

Sky Sources has confirm to Media Boy HQ that Sky will launch an new channel called Sky Sports Mix in June.

Tuesday, 8 March 2016

EXCLUSIVE: New Shopping channels set to launch on Virgin Media UK

We have been told tonight by Virgin Media UK Sources that up to three new QVC like Channels are set to launch on Virgin Media UK in the next few months.

Our Virgin Media UK Sources did not confirmed they names but Media Boy HQ think they are:

  • QVC Beauty
  • QVC Style
  • QVC Extra

Sky Movies to launch Sky Movies Robots channel

The following things is set to happen on Monday:
  • Sky Movies Greats will be rename Sky Movies Robots on Virgin UK Channel 404 and Virgin Ireland Channel 307.
  • Sky Movies Greats HD will be rename Sky Movies Robots HD on Virgin UK Channel 434 and Virgin Ireland Channel 337.

EXCLUSIVE: New TiVo app from NBCUniversal testing on Virgin Media UK

Our Media Boy Sources has told us today that Virgin Media UK are testing an new app called "hayu" for Virgin Media UK's TIVO customers.

Thursday, 3 March 2016

Virgin Media UK: Racing UK is yours all weekend!

Info from Virgin Media UK:

With the world famous Cheltenham Festival galloping onto screens on 15 March, it’s the perfect time to discover the breathless excitement of horse racing.

That’s why we’re very happy to tell you that Racing UK (Virgin UK Channel 536) is being added to your package at no extra cost this weekend!