Tag Archives: UKTV

11% of adults have slept with someone they met online

A new survey has shown that 11% of Britons have slept with someone they met on Facebook. The survey, conducted for the TV series Sex Rehab (on UKTV), was highlighted by.. more
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UKTV to launch HD channels on Sky

UKTV has announced plans to launch Good Food and Eden on Sky, in high definition. Good Food HD is expected to be the first to launch, on 31 August and Eden.. more
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Virgin to sell its half of UKTV

It seems that Virgin Media is set to sell its 50% stake in UKTV, which it jointly owns with BBC Worldwide. UKTV encompasses channels Dave and Gold, which air comedy re-runs.. more
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Childs tipped to become UKTV’s CEO

Darren Childs, BBC Worldwide’s managing director of channels, is tipped as favourite to take over as chief executive of UKTV. The post has been vacant since David Abraham moved to Channel 4. Childs’ channel management experience is believed to give him an edge over the.. more
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Channel Four managing UKTV’s ads

Channel Four has announced that it will be taking on the management of UKTV’s advertising on both the TV and online, in a deal that will last ten years. This deal will mean that Channel Four will now command around thirty per cent of the.. more
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More time for Yesterday

The UKTV owned history channel Yesterday will be extending its hours on the free to view digital TV Freeview, following negotiations with Arqiva. The plan is that as from the beginning of June, Yesterday will be able to offer the same service on Freeview as.. more
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Watch is rebranded by UKTV

When UKTV launched “Watch” eighteen months ago, it was seen as a fresh new brand, but the channel that is jointly owned by the BBC Worldwide brand and Virgin Media will now be getting a new look and feel. This follows the broadcaster’s announcement that.. more
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BSkyB moves in on Virgin Media TV

A deal between satellite TV broadcaster BSkyB and the cable TV operator Virgin Media could be close to being finalised. It will see the main Virgin Media TV channels moving over to BSkyB ownership. Until the deal is announced it will not be known exactly.. more
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UKTV gets a new head of commissioning

The joint venture between the cable TV provider Virgin Media and the commercial division of the BBC has got a new director of commissioning. Jane Rogerson is currently the director of factual and entertainment commissioning for UKTV, but with immediate effect will be taking on.. more
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