TalkTV gets new channel slot on Virgin Media

Murdoch-owned TalkTV has announced a new distribution deal in the UK with Virgin Media.  The deal will see the network move from channel 627 to a more prominent slot of channel 606. The Piers Morgan broadcaster will now sit between BBC Parliament and Bloomberg in Virgin’s offering and appear on the first page of the […]

Former Mirror editor Wallace appointed head of TV at News UK

Murdoch-owned News UK Broadcasting has announced the appointment of Richard Wallace as head of TV at the company. The former Daily Mirror editor will be charged with overseeing all editorial output from right-wing news channel TalkTV, and will have overall responsibility for the P&L. Rebekah Brooks, CEO of News UK, said: “Richard has a breadth […]

News UK’s TalkTV to debut on April 25

News UK’s entry into the news channel business, TalkTV, will launch at 19:00 UK time on Monday April 25. The channel will kick off with The News Desk hosted by Tom Newton, followed by Piers Morgan Uncensored broadcasts at 20:00 and The Talk, featuring Sharon Osbourne, at 21:00. The channel will broadcast 24/7 on Sky […]

News UK to launch talkTV with Piers Morgan

Following an initially shelved launch, Rupert Murdoch’s News UK has announced its national television station talkTV, with controversialist Piers Morgan at the front of the brand. Approaching news coverage with a similar right-wing flair as News UK’s print media, talkTV will launch in early 2022 as and serve as a rival to the struggling GB […]