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UKTV Play launches on Apple TV

UKTV has launched its on demand app on Apple TV. This will be available for Apple TV boxes, and any device where the Apple TV app is available, including Samsung smart TVs. UKTV Play’s offering is made up of programming broadcast on its range of channels. This programming is a mixture of original shows such […]

UKTV launches live streaming of channels

UK multi-channel broadcaster UKTV has now introduced live streaming of five channels on its UKTV Play website, with availability on TV and mobile apps to follow. From today, viewers will be able to watch Dave, Drama, Yesterday, Really and Home, live on the UKTV Play website. The channel streams will also be available on UKTV Play’s mobile and TV apps in the […]

UKTV updates on-demand app

UKTV has updated its on-demand service, UKTV Play, adding new features including increased personalisation and full Chromecast support. The new version of the app offers synchronised viewing history and favourites, allowing viewers to pause on one device and resume on another. It also uses artificial intelligence to learn viewing preferences and interests to serve a […]

UKTV highlights success of Originals and on-demand growth

UKTV Originals topped 2018 ratings on six of the UK channel provider’s channels – Dave, W, Gold, Drama, Yesterday and Really and on UKTV Play – last year, while the top three shows on UKTV’s network were UKTV Originals, with Taskmaster, Death on the Tyne and Murder on The Blackpool Express attracting viewers, according to the company. Taskmaster was the most watched show on UKTV’s free on […]

UKTV Play launches on Samsung TVs

UKTV’s on demand and catch-up TV app is to be made available on all Samsung TVs sold from 2015 onwards. Featuring content from channel Dave, Drama, Really and Yesterday, the free UKTV Play app offers anytime viewing, access to box-sets, previews of new shows, exclusive content and personalisation with a dedicated ‘my shows’ section. Highlights […]

Freesat adds UKTV Play to on-demand offering

Freesat, the UK’s free-to-view satellite TV platform, has added catch-up service UKTV Play to its on demand offering. Freesat customers will be able to watch shows from Dave, Yesterday, Really and Drama via the UKTV Play app or directly via the rollback TV guide. The addition of UKTV Play brings catch-up content and boxsets of […]

UKTV appears on West Midlands trains following GoMedia deal

UKTV content will be available on West Midland Railways’ trains from this week following a deal between the UK multi-channel broadcaster and onboard infotainment company GoMedia. More than 300 episodes of UKTV content from the Dave, Really and Yesterday channels will be available on the trains via the broadcaster’s on-demand service, UKTV Play. The line-up includes […]

UKTV launches voice-enabled search on Amazon Fire TV

UKTV has claimed it is the first UK broadcaster to make its on-demand programming available to find through voice-enabled universal search on Amazon Fire TV. Viewers can now find UKTV shows by speaking into their remote control for compatible Alexa voice-enabled models of the Amazon Fire TV or Amazon Fire TV Stick. Once detected, the Amazon […]

Virgin Media Ireland adds UKTV to on-demand platform

Virgin Media Ireland has added UKTV Play to its line-up of on-demand services, boosting its catch-up TV catalogue by more than 1,000 hours. UKTV channels Dave, W, Gold and Alibi are now available on Virgin Media On Demand in Ireland, giving users access to shows like UKTV Originals Taskmaster and John Bishop: In Conversation With… […]

UKTV rolls out VOD update for YouView

UKTV has launched an updated version of its on-demand service, UKTV Play, on the YouView platform. The revamped video-on-demand player features a new home screen with tailored recommendations and top shows from UKTV’s Dave, Really, Yesterday and Drama channels. A collections feature offers curated content along specific themes, viewers can also collate their favourite episodes […]