TV Guide

Freesat updates TV genre list

UK free-to-air satellite platform, Freesat, is updating its TV guide genre list, introducing international and faith categories. The update, which is due to come into force tomorrow, will result in a several channels being reallocated. Rishtey and Colors will be among the channels that will be included in the new international genre, while channels such […]

Freesat delivers Saorview mobile app to RTÉ

Freesat has delivered the new Saorview mobile app, web-powered TV guide and Spotlight recommendation service for RTÉ in Ireland as part of its partnership with the public broadcaster. The new services are part of an ongoing deal with RTE to deliver Saorview Connect, a forthcoming service that will let viewers access on-demand content and TV […]

UK’s Freeview expands guide to make capacity for new channels

UK digital-terrestrial platform Freeview is to expand its TV guide, moving kids and new services to new channel numbers of September 3 to create capacity for up to 99 general entertainment channels.  Channels 70-76 in the Children’s genre will move to 120-126, and News channels 80-85 will move to 130-135 on the Freeview TV guide. […]

Radio Times launches discovery app for iPad

UK TV guide Radio Times has launched a search and discovery app for the iPad.  Radio Times DiscoverTV is a daily TV and radio recommendation and discovery service that is being offered on a freemium basis, with a 30-day free trial of premium features. The free element of the service offers 14-day customised TV and […]

CBS buys out remaining 50% in

CBS Corporation has bought the remaining 50% of TV Guide Digital that it didn’t already own from Lionsgate – in a deal that includes the and TV Guide Mobile properties. The assets will become part of CBS Interactive’s technology, games and lifestyle group, which also operates social media TV site, as well as sites […]