Catch all the Drama with Virgin Media
• UKTV’s Drama channel joins Virgin TV
• Even more gripping dramas and comedies for Virgin TV Anywhere
Virgin Media has brought a host of famous faces and critically-acclaimed shows to its TV platform with the addition of UKTV’s Drama channel. Virgin TV viewers can enjoy a great choice of shows on the new channel including everything from Pride and Prejudice and The Cinder Path to New Tricks, Birds of a Feather and Lark Rise to Candleford.
Drama will be available on channel 190 to all Virgin TV customers and will soon be added to Virgin TV Anywhere, the award-winning1 cloud-based entertainment service, meaning Virgin TV viewers can watch their favourite shows on mobiles, tablets and online wherever they like with WiFi, in the kitchen, around the house, at the pub or even when visiting friends and family at no extra cost.
Nick Forward, Virgin Media’s TV product director said: “Drama is packed with iconic shows that really captured the imagination of the British public so we’re excited to bring this great new channel into the homes of our TV customers and onto Virgin TV Anywhere. Whether it’s Mr. Darcy emerging from the water or Jonathan Creek solving his latest mystery, there’s always an thrilling moment to catch on Drama that’s well worth tuning in for.”
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1 Virgin TV Anywhere was awarded ‘The companion and second screen’ prize at the 2013 Connected TV World Summit
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About Virgin Media
Virgin Media is the first provider of all four broadband, TV, mobile phone and home phone services in the UK.
The company’s cable network – the result of multi-billion pound private investment – delivers ultrafast broadband to over half of all UK homes, with speeds of up to 120Mb, as well as market leading connectivity to thousands of public and private sector organisations across the country.
Virgin Media has developed the most advanced interactive television service, bringing together broadcast TV, thousands of hours of on demand programming and the best of the web in a single set-top box powered by TiVo. The company was the first to offer HD TV and 3D on demand to millions of British households.
The world’s first virtual mobile network was launched by Virgin Media and it is also one of the largest fixed-line home phone providers in the country.
Virgin Media is a part of Liberty Global plc, the world’s largest broadband communications group. Together Virgin Media and Liberty Global serve 25 million customers across 14 countries, helping connect people to the digital world and enabling them to discover and experience its endless possibilities.
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