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Dave and Home launch on Freesat in the UK

UKTV-owned channels Dave and Home have launched on the Freesat platform in the UK. Dave, which broadcasts a mix of comedy and reality shows, is now available on channel 157 of the free-to-air satellite TV platform. Home, which airs programmes focused on homes and gardens, takes up channel number 166 of the Freesat electronic programme […]

Dave and Home to launch on Freesat

UK channel provider UKTV is to launch comedy channel Dave and home-and-garden channel Home on the Freesat free-to-view satellite platform on August 1. The launches will bring Dave content including Taskmaster, Dave Gorman Modern Life is Goodish, Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled, Crackanory, Red Dwarf XI and Dara O’Briain’s Go 8 Bit to Freesat viewers, […]

UKTV takes Home free-to-air

UKTV is moving its Home channel from pay to free TV, replacing Dave Ja Vu (the Dave +1 channel) on the UK digital terrestrial platform, which will move to a new, as yet unspecified, free TV slot. The Scripps Networks Interactive and BBC Worldwide owned channels group said the homes and garden service will launch on free-to-air […]

BT extends agreement with UKTV to full range of channels

BT has extended its agreement with UKTV, making its full portfolio of channels available to BT customers for the first time. From this month, UKTV channels Eden, Good Food and Home, will be available via BT set top boxes, joining Gold, Alibi, Watch, Dave, Really, Yesterday and Drama already on the service. In addition, BT […]

TLC appoints UKTV exec as UK channel head

Discovery Networks UK and Ireland has appointed former UKTV executive Clare Laycock as channel head for its flagship entertainment network TLC. Laycock joins from UKTV where she was general manager and channel head of Really, Home and Good Food. She will lead the strategic development of TLC, which launched in the UK in April 2013 […]

UKTV launches networks on Virgin TV Anywhere

UKTV has launched its full network of channels on Virgin Media’s TV anywhere service, marking the first time that all 10 channels have been available together as part of a multiplatform service. UKTV’s flagship entertainment channel Watch, along with the channels Gold, Alibi, Dave, Eden, Really, Drama, Good Food, Home, and Yesterday are all now […]