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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

Canal+ Sport brings EPL to Czech, Slovak fans

Starting with the August 5th Crystal Palace against Arsenal encounter, all 380 matches of the English Premier League will be exclusively available via Canal+ Sport, the newly-created sports channel for Czech Republic and Slovakia. In addition, Canal+ Sport features many other football programming, including regular talk shows, match pre- and reviews, documentaries, etcetera. All English […]

August 5, 2022

Digital UK makes CPO appointments

Free TV operator Digital UK has appointed Sarah Milton and Carl Pfeiffer into the newly-created role of Chief Product Officer, on a job-share basis. Together, they will lead product development for the UK’s leading free-to-view platforms, Freeview and Freesat, as well as manage the day-to-day running of TV services. Prior to joining Digital UK as […]

June 28, 2022

Warr new Digital UK CTO

Digital UK, the organisation behind Freeview and Freesat, has appointed Orpheus Warr as its Chief Technology Officer. Reporting to CEO Jonathan Thompson, the newly-created role will see Warr take on responsibility for shaping and delivering the technology strategy for the UK’s leading free-to-view platforms. Warr was formerly Channel 4’s Chief Technology Officer where he was […]

April 11, 2022

TalkTV launches April 25

TalkTV, the news channel from Rupert Murdoch’s News UK, will launch on linear TV platforms Sky, Virgin Media, Freeview and Freesat on April 25th. TalkTV will also be streamed via Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Samsung TV Plus and on YouTube, as well as via the Talk.TV website and TalkTV iOS and Android apps, and […]

March 28, 2022