Advanced Television


ZEE FAST channels launch on Freeview UK

Zee Entertainment, in partnership with Global Distribution Services and Synapse TV, has launched its FAST channels Zee World, Zest, Zing and Zee Punjabi on Freeview channel 278, becoming the largest Asian TV network in the UK. The channels offer an array of content, ranging from lifestyle and entertainment to drama and regional programming. With ZEE […]

September 20, 2023

Al Jazeera on Freeview

Al Jazeera English and Al Jazeera Arabic, in partnership with Global Distribution Services and Synapse TV, have launched on Freeview (channels 267 and 268) in the UK. Global Distribution Services is a content aggregator specialising in FAST channels, pay TV, and digital monetisation. Synapse serves as its technology provider known for its FAST Server-Side Ad-Insertion […]

September 13, 2023

Love TV channels on Freeview via Channelbox

Channelbox has announced the launch of Love Wine, Love the Planet and Trailers FAST channels from Love TV to its line-up of entertainment offerings. Channelbox say the trio of new channels will “enrich the viewing experience of the Freeview audience” by offering “captivating content that resonates with various interests and passions”.  Love Wine: Discover the […]

August 8, 2023

LOL Surprise! House Of Surprises! to air on POP

Royal Bee, Lady Diva, Swag, and Neonlicious welcome audiences to the House Of Surprises! Season 1 of the animated hit show, LOL Surprise! House Of Surprises! will make its UK Linear TV premiere on POP on August 19th. Filled with the famous fashionistas, the Season 1 episodes will also be available to watch anytime on […]

August 1, 2023

Narrative Entertainment takes GREAT! channels nationwide

Narrative Entertainment UK has invested in audience reach by expanding its GREAT! network channels to full national distribution on Freeview and returning POP Max, part of Independent broadcaster’s market-leading POP network of children’s channels, to the Freeview Platform. More households which will now be able to receive the channels for the first time. The changes […]

July 5, 2023

WildEarth launches on Freeview

Nature enthusiast-focused service WildEarth is now available on Freeview in the UK. WildEarth will bring what it describes as “the captivating wonders of the natural world” to viewers across the country through Freeview Channel 91, via its daily Sunrise and Sunset Safaris from Southern Africa. WildEarth’s mission is to foster a deep connection between people […]

June 21, 2023By Colin Mann

Motorvision.TV launches on Freeview UK

Motorvision.TV has launched on Freeview UK via Channelbox on Freeview channel 271.  Motorvision.TV is the lifestyle and entertainment channel for all fans of driving fun, driving culture and motor sports. Channelbox is a multi-channel platform available on connected Freeview channel 271 and Channelbox mobile applications worldwide. Channelbox is the only platform on Freeview UK that supports […]

June 15, 2023

Drum Studios’ Painting Birds with Jim and Nancy Moir to return on Sky Arts

Sky Arts have confirmed Drum Studios’ Painting Birds with Jim and Nancy Moir (6×60) will return for a second season, following the huge success of season one, which has had the biggest series launch on Sky Arts this year so far. Jim and Nancy, along with a host of celebrity guests (to be announced at […]

June 15, 2023

The Jerry Springer Show on That’s TV

That’s TV has announced it will broadcast episodes of The Jerry Springer Show as a tribute to the US talk show host who passed away in April. The Jerry Springer Show has not been shown on any channel in the UK for over 5 years, although re-runs continue to be broadcast overseas. It will air […]

June 2, 2023

Broadcast 2040+ campaign grows numbers

Pressure is mounting on the UK Government to safeguard digital terrestrial TV (more commonly known as Freeview) and aerial radio services until at least 2040, following record breaking viewing figures during Eurovision and the Coronation. A coalition of groups calling for these vital services to be protected has expanded significantly in recent weeks, with a […]

May 17, 2023By Colin Mann