By Patrick Munn | August 15, 2018 - 7:26 pm | No Comments
UKTV has teamed up with The Great British Bake Off judge Paul Hollywood for a traveling cookery show, aptly titled Paul Goes To Hollywood. The series is set air on Good Food in 2019, followed by a repeat window on W. The five episode series follow Paul Hollywood as he embarks on a road trip across the USA. Combining his passion for baking, biking and movies, Paul journeys across the continent on a Harley Davidson before he arrives in the ultimate movie mecca, Hollywood. Paul’s 3000-mile tour takes in culinary locations inspired by some of the most iconic films.
By Patrick Munn | August 11, 2018 - 10:12 am | No Comments
The nearly month-long dispute between UKTV and Virgin Media is now over. The two companies have come to terms on a new "long-term" carriage deal that will see all ten of UKTV's channel brands return to the platform. Virgin Media said the reinstatement of the channels would happen "as soon as possible", with some returning immediately.
By Patrick Munn | August 3, 2018 - 7:07 pm | No Comments
A resolution to the carriage dispute which saw all ten of UKTV's channel brands removed from the Virgin Media platform on July 22nd does not appear to be on the horizon. After multiple volleys on social media from both sides over the past week or so, the two companies had re-engaged in talks in hopes of finding a solution. But now UKTV claims that, when a deal was in sight, Virgin Media backed out of a verbal agreement. TVWise has reached out to Virgin Media for comment.
By Patrick Munn | July 31, 2018 - 7:40 pm | No Comments
Gold is celebrating the anniversary of Dad's Army. On the fiftieth anniversary of the show's very first episode, the UKTV owned and operated channel has ordered Saluting Dad's Army, a four episode retrospective series that is being fronted by Pointless host Alexander Armstrong.
By Patrick Munn | July 26, 2018 - 2:55 pm | No Comments
Dr Christian Jessen is getting another series on W. Mere months after commissioning 12 Hours To Cure Your Street, the UKTV owned and operated channel has given the greenlight to Dr Christian: Special Clinics. The series is set to air on W later this year.
By Patrick Munn | July 25, 2018 - 3:33 pm | No Comments
ABC's short-lived Kyra Sedgwick fronted drama Ten Days In The Valley will receive its UK premiere on UKTV's Alibi channel on Monday August 13th at 10pm, and will then continue to air weekdays in the same time-slot.