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Channel 4 app relaunches on Freesat

Relaunching on Freesat’s 4K TV Box, customers can once again access the Channel 4 app to stream a selection of British TV shows, US series, true crime, world drama, live sports and more. Freesat users will be able to access an additional 16,000 hours of on-demand content via the Channel 4 app. That’s instant access […]

September 29, 2023

Narrative relaunching GREAT! christmas channel

UK broadcaster Narrative Entertainment has announced the annual launch of popular seasonal channel, GREAT! christmas, on September 7th. The festive channel reached 5 million people in the last 12 months and grew its commercial impacts by 20 per cent year on year in contrast to a market decline of -5 per cent which delivered share […]

August 31, 2023

Droners to make UK linear TV premiere on POP

Droners, a high-tech adventure set in an animated, eco-friendly world, will make its UK linear premiere on children’s channel, POP, on March 6th. In Terraqua, a world that is 95 per cent covered in water, the eco-technology genius Wyatt Whale has organised the Whale Cup, a drone race competition that will determine his future apprentice.  […]

February 22, 2023

Huggers appointed Chairman of Everyone TV

The UK’s leading public service broadcasters – the BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5 – have appointed Erik Huggers as the new Chairman of free TV platform operator, Everyone TV. Huggers is a highly respected senior executive with a wealth of international leadership experience gained across a variety of media and tech businesses. He […]

February 7, 2023By Colin Mann

Digital UK becomes Everyone TV

Everyone TV is the new name for Digital UK, the organisation that brings free British television to UK viewers and the platform operator of Freeview, and of its satellite twin, Freesat. Owned by the UK’s leading public service broadcasters, the change in name is designed to reflect a revised mandate for the organisation: To lead […]

January 26, 2023Colin Mann @ Outside the Box 2023

Tony Blackburn to launch That’s 60s channel

Legendary TV and radio personality Tony Blackburn – who was the first ever Radio 1 DJ back in 1967 – will become the first presenter on That’s 60s, a new TV channel dedicated to the 1960s. Blackburn when present the first show on That’s 60s when it launches tonight (January 6th) at 6pm. Blackburn has […]

January 6, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Halder named Digital UK CCO

Freeview and Freesat operator Digital UK has appointed Samsung’s Deep Halder to the newly-created role of Chief Commercial Officer, as well as making a number of other senior staff changes. Halder is currently part of Samsung’s UK & Ireland TV leadership team. At Digital UK, he will lead the development of the organisation’s commercial and […]

September 7, 2022By Colin Mann

‘Missing’ episodes of Till Death Us Do Part on That’s TV

Classic TV channel That’s TV has announced that it will show the long-running sitcom, Till Death Us Do Part, including four episodes which have not been seen on British TV for over 50 years. Till Death Us Do Part and its successor, In Sickness and In Health, ran for four decades on BBC One with […]

September 1, 2022By Nik Roseveare

GREAT! movies christmas channel returns in September

Seasonal channel, GREAT! movies christmas, will return on September 8th in the UK. The 24-hour, free-to-air channel will offer a schedule of non-stop festive films, channel premieres, Hallmark classics and more. Viewers will be able to indulge in feast of TV treats via Freeview channel 52, Sky channel 319, Virgin channel 424 and Freesat channel […]

August 19, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Tiny Pop to air premiere of Mighty Express this September

Spin Master Entertainment’s Mighty Express will arrive on UK free-to-air TV channel Tiny Pop on September 1st, Viewers will be welcomed to Tracksville, where in a playful, quirky world crisscrossed by railway tracks, a team of trains and their kid best-buddies keep things moving and get the delivery through no matter what – one thrilling […]

August 17, 2022