The service, which went live today, allows viewers to access content on the channel through a Dave-branded on demand portal and through YouView?s seven day scroll back programme guide.
Dave forms part of UKTV's award-winning network of 10 channels and is well known for being the home of witty banter. Hit shows such as Storage Hunters, Red Dwarf X, Red Bull Soapbox 2013, Not Going Out, Russell Howard?s Good News, Bush Pilots, Frank Skinner?s Opinionated and Jo Brand's Big Splash are now easily accessible to all YouView customers.
Dave marks the first of UKTV's free-to-air channels to launch a seven day catch-up service on YouView which is available to all YouView customers. Yesterday and Really are due to follow later this year.
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UKTV has a truly innovative model, curating brand-defining commissions, high-profile acquisitions and the very best of BBC and Channel 4 content, and embracing technology to deliver inspired channels to audiences through Freeview, Sky, Virgin Media, BT Vision, YouView, TalkTalk on YouView, plus direct On Demand digital services. The network distributes its highly valued programmes to 200 territories around the world and supplies Sky with more hours of HD content than anyone else.
Now celebrating its 21st year at the forefront of digital television, UKTV - an independent commercial joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Scripps Networks Interactive, Inc. (SNI) - is proud to be the only British broadcaster to be recognised by Best Companies.
YouView is a subscription-free and easy to use TV service with over 70 live digital channels. It seamlessly combines seven day catch-up on BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, 4oD and Demand 5 with a library of on demand television programmes, films and radio. A range of quality content is available from partners including Now TV powered by Sky, milkshake! and STV. YouView has record, pause and rewind TV functionality as well as a simple search feature.
YouView is offered as part of broadband bundles from TalkTalk and BT. It is also available to buy from all major retailers and many independent electrical stores including John Lewis, Currys Digital, Argos, Amazon, Richer Sounds and Euronics.
The YouView Humax DTR-T1000 has won a host of awards in 2012 including ?Video Gadget of the Year? from Stuff magazine and a ?Best Buy? accolade at the What Hi Fi? Sound and Vision awards.