The news and discussion channel will launch on Sky, Virgin Media, Freeview and Freesat. On streaming TV platforms, the channel will take over from TalkRADIO TV.
Cable TV subscribers can now access NBC News Now on their Virgin 360 or V6 box.
Subscribers on Virgin Media’s top TV packages will now get a Netflix standard plan thrown in as part of a revamp of its premium TV bundles.
Virgin Media customers can now directly access BritBox on their 360 or V6 receivers ahead of major changes to the service later in 2022.
Existing channels MTV Base and MTV Classic will close to make way for the new services, as the music broadcaster reinvents its channel portfolio.
The US news service launched on Sky last Monday. It’s now been confirmed the channel is also coming to Virgin Media’s TV services after securing a second distribution deal in the UK.
On Friday 25th February, the merger of shopping channels The Craft Store and Create & Craft completed. The combined service uses the Create & Craft name.
The BBC’s Red Button service is from this morning available in high definition on Virgin Media, half way through the BBC’s extended Winter Olympic coverage.
TalkTalk and Virgin Media customers were the most likely to complain to Ofcom about their services, even though Ofcom will not resolve individual complaints. Overall, fewer customers are complaining to the regulator.
A week after making numerous entertainment channels available to all TV subscribers, Virgin Media has opened up children’s channels to all viewers.