All posts tagged 'Virgin Media'

Virgin Media Acquires Canadian Drama Series ‘Pure’; Sets UK Premiere Date For ‘Darklands’

Pure is coming to the UK. Virgin Media has acquired the Canadian drama series after striking a deal with international distributor Cineflix Rights. The series premieres on Virgin TV Ultra HD today (Thursday October 31st). Additionally, Virgin Media has announced that Irish drama Darklands will premiere on Monday November 25th.

Virgin Sets Premiere Date For ‘The Feed’

The Feed will premiere on Virgin TV Ultra HD on Monday September 16th at 9pm, it has been announced. From The Walking Dead's Channing Powell, The Feed follows the Hatfield family, famed for Lawrence’s invention of The Feed – a high-tech brain implant which allows people to instantly share thoughts, memories and emotions – and explores the complex and dramatic relationship between the eldest son Tom, his family and the invasive and terrifying technology they’ve sold to the world.

StarzPlay’s Launch On Virgin Media Delayed

UPDATE. November 28th: StarzPlay will be launching on Virgin Media a little later than initially planned. I'm hearing that due to technical issues, the streaming service from the U.S. premium cable network will not be launching on the Virgin Media platform tomorrow (November 29th) as originally planned. Virgin are working to remedy the issue and "ensure the best possible experience" for customers. No word yet on a revised launch date for StarzPlay.

Channel 5 & Virgin Media Board Sophie Petzal’s Thriller ‘Blood’ Starring Adrian Dunbar

Channel 5 is adding a new drama series to their line-up. The VIMN backed broadcaster has acquired Blood, a psychological crime thriller from Riviera scribe Sophie Petzal which is being headlined by Line Of Duty's Adrian Dunbar, in a pre-sale deal with All3Media International. Additionally, Virgin Media has licensed the SVOD rights and will make the series available as a box-set following Channel 5's linear window.

Virgin Media To Launch Dedicated 4K Channel; Picks Up UK Rights To ‘Shut Eye’, ‘Masters Of Sex’ & More

Virgin Media has announced plans to launch the UK's first dedicated 4K channel, Virgin TV Ultra HD. Ahead of the launch, Virgin Media has agreed a wide-ranging deal with Sony Pictures Television for a number of U.S. scripted series from their distribution catalogue. They have picked up first run rights to Shut Eye and The Art Of More, neither of which has previously aired in the UK; and linear/repeat rights to House Of CardsMasters Of Sex and StartUp. Notably, Masters Of Sex was dropped by Channel 4 in 2016 and its final two seasons never aired in the UK.