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Re: Coming Soon to Virgin Media TV (2017)

July List update - July 19th update.

Keep up-to-date on the latest news on upcoming channel launches and other important events across all platforms of Virgin Media UK and Virgin Media Ireland.

NOTE: I DO NOT WORK FOR VIRGIN MEDIA UK OR VIRGIN MEDIA IRELAND SO ALL THE INFORMATION ON THIS LIST IS STILL SUBJECT TO CHANGE

Colours on my list are as followed:

Media Boy = New Info just added.
Media Boy = Virgin Media UK/Ireland News and links.
Media Boy = Local TV news, other Media news/Things.

=== Coming up on Virgin's Digital TV ===
=== Freeviews on Virgin Media UK OR Ireland ===
CBS Reality, Horror, CBS Action, CBS Drama, CBS Reality +1 and Horror +1 are all having an freeview to all Customers on Virgin UK Channels 148, 149, 192, 197, 201 and 202 right now untill December 31st 2017.

=== Sometime in 2017 (Testing or Confirm) ===
-Virgin Media Ireland will launch Cartoon Network HD soon.
-Virgin Media Ireland will launch E4 HD soon.
-Virgin Media Ireland will launch Film4 HD soon.
-Virgin Media Ireland will launch More4 HD soon.
-Virgin Media Ireland will launch SyFy HD soon.
-Virgin Media Ireland will launch Universal Channel HD soon.
-Virgin Media UK will launch BBC Radio Cymru 2 soon.

=== July ===
23rd. Sky Cinema will rebrand Sky Cinema Tom Hanks HD as Sky Cinema Superheroes HD on Virgin UK Channel 404 and Virgin Ireland Channel 337.
23rd. Sky Cinema will rebrand Sky Cinema Tom Hanks as Sky Cinema Superheroes on Virgin UK Channel 434 and Virgin Ireland Channel 307.
24th. Sky Sports will rebrand Sky Sports The Open HD as Sky Sports Golf HD on Virgin UK Channel 505 and Virgin Ireland Channel 434.
24th. Sky Sports will rebrand Sky Sports The Open as Sky Sports Golf on Virgin UK Channel 515 and Virgin Ireland Channel 404.

30th. Disney will rebrand Spider Man Channel back to Disney XD +1 today on Virgin UK Channel 708.

=== August ===
21st. Sky Cinema will rebrand Sky Cinema Superheroes HD as Sky Cinema Greats HD on Virgin UK Channel 404 and Virgin Ireland Channel 337.
21st. Sky Cinema will rebrand Sky Cinema Superheroes as Sky Cinema Greats on Virgin UK Channel 434 and Virgin Ireland Channel 307.


=== September ===
No News...

=== October ===
No News...

=== November ===
No News...

=== December ===
No News...

=== January 2018 ===
No News...

=== February 2018 ===
No News...

=== March 2018 ===
No News...

=== April 2018 ===
No News...

=== May 2018 ===
No News...

=== June 2018 ===
No News...

=== July 2018 ===
No News...

=== August 2018 ===
No News...

=== Autumn 2018 ===
-BBC Scotland to launch BBC Scotland on Virgin UK Channel TBC.

=== September 2018 ===
No News...

=== October 2018 ===
No News...

=== November 2018 ===
No News...

=== December 2018 ===
No News...

=== Local TV on Virgin Media ===
[COLOR=blue]-All the following Local TV broadcasters may launch soon on Virgin UK Channel 159:

-That's Lancashire
-That's Manchester
-That's Oxfordshire
-That's Solent - CHANNEL TESTING ON VIRGIN MEDIA UK.
-STV2 Ayrshire
-STV2 Dundee
-Made in North Wales
-That's Thames Valley [Berkshire]

=== Unknown dates ===
-The BBC hope to launch English regional variants of its existing BBC One HD service as well as Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland editions of BBC Two HD - but still need to be approved by the BBC Trust.

=== Channels ONLY in Virgin Media Ireland areas ===
List last updated on January 5th 2017.

ONLY TV CHANNELS THAT ONLY BROADCAST IN THE UK ON OTHER NETWORKS WILL APPEAR ON THIS PART OF THE LIST.

ALSO THE FOLLOWING LIST OF CHANNELS IS CURRENTLY BROADCASTING ON VIRGIN MEDIA IRELAND BUT NOT ON VIRGIN MEDIA UK:


Documentaries/News:
-History HD
-Crime + Investigation HD
-RT

Lifestyle:
-Fashion TV

Music:
-MTV Classic

Kids:
-Disney Channel HD

Specialist:
-EWTN

Radio:
-UCB Ireland

Channels only in Virgin Media Ireland areas.

ęcopyright 2017 Media Boy 2006 - 2017. An ''Keep it real and free'' Production.

==== Virgin Media's Deals with broadcasters ===
Full list now at: http://mediaboyblog.blogspot.co.uk/p...adcasters.html

This part of list has now moved to my blog - follow link.

=== What is Media Boy on about??? ===
Here is what I mean when I post the following on Cable Forum:

Virgin Sources - means just that.
'Do Not Post' order - means an Virgin insider has given me some info on things that set to happen but has told me not to reveal it right now.

=== Media Boy Extra info: ===
Liberty Global - http://www.lgi.com/
Media Boy Blog - For all things Virgin UK and Ireland - http://mediaboyblog.blogspot.com/
Follow Virgin Media UK on ''twitter'' here - http://twitter.com/virginmedia
Follow Virgin Media Ireland on ''twitter'' here - https://twitter.com/VirginMediaIE
See Nialli's blog on Virgin Media High Definition & TiVo Services here - http://vmhd.blogspot.com/


=== Ask Media Boy ===
Last updated January 5th 2017.

Q: WHERE DO YOU GET YOUR INFORMATION ABOUT VIRGIN MEDIA FROM?
A: Media Boy HQ gets all info from Virgin Media UK viewers, some Virgin Media UK workers (I called them Virgin UK Sources) and Web Sites (NOTE: When I used web sites I will post an link to that web site).

Q: WHY HAVE YOU ADDED 'ONLY IN VIRGIN MEDIA IRELAND AREAS' AND INFORMATION ON VIRGIN MEDIA IRELAND ON THIS THREAD IS FOR VIRGIN MEDIA UK?
A: Virgin Media Ireland is now part of Virgin Media and are both owned by Liberty Global. And you voted for Media Boy HQ to join both Virgin Media UK and Virgin Media Ireland threads from January 2016.

Q: WHY AM I NOT GETTING ''DISNEY CHANNEL HD'' FOR?
A: Disney Channel HD is only broadcasting in Virgin Media Ireland areas right now.

==== See you later ===
List last updated on July 19th 2017.

Next update: TBC.

A) If Virgin Media UK/Ireland are set to launch more than TWO channels (TV or Radio) in Virgin Media UK/Ireland areas.
B) If Virgin Media UK/Ireland are set to move more than TWO channels (TV or Radio) about in Virgin Media UK/Ireland areas.
C) If Virgin Media UK/Ireland are set to close or repackage more then TWO channels (TV or Radio) in Virgin Media UK/Ireland areas.

ęcopyright 2017 Media Boy 2006 - 2017. An ''Keep it real and free'' Production.
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