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Talking Turkey… Top 20 Festive Flash-Points revealed!
Talking Turkey… Top 20 Festive Flash-Points revealed!

The 20 traditions that divide the nation at Christmas

Dave asks viewers to switch on to friendship with CALM Partnership
Dave asks viewers to switch on to friendship with CALM Partnership

Year-long ‘Be the mate you’d want’ campaign launches on Dave

UKTV commissions first true crime series for Really
UKTV commissions first true crime series for Really

Detectives: My Killer Case will air on Really in 2019

Woodcut Media to produce compelling doc series The Killer in My Family
Woodcut Media to produce compelling doc series The Killer in My Family

The Killer in My Family is set to premiere on Really in January 2019

UKTV ramps up technology capability and  opens regional innovation hub in Leeds
UKTV ramps up technology capability and opens regional innovation hub in Leeds

New technology hub opens this month in the historic Leeming building in the heart of Leeds

W on the beat with the  women of West Yorkshire Police
W on the beat with the women of West Yorkshire Police

New UKTV Original following the exceptional work of women at every level of the Force

Dave serves up fresh new comedy with Sliced
Dave serves up fresh new comedy with Sliced

Sliced comes to Dave next year.

Taskmaster in seventh heaven as  series records an all-time viewing high
Taskmaster in seventh heaven as series records an all-time viewing high

The current series has eclipsed all previous and has reached 1.44million viewers so far

Dave adds festive cheer with comedy advent calendar shorts
Dave adds festive cheer with comedy advent calendar shorts

Dave's Advent Calendar will be coming down your chimney this December!

Jonathan Ross discovers Morecambe & Wise in America  this Christmas for Gold
Jonathan Ross discovers Morecambe & Wise in America this Christmas for Gold

Rare and exclusive footage to air in the UK for the very first time

UKTV announces first deal for UKTV Ventures, its muti-million pound Innovation Fund
UKTV announces first deal for UKTV Ventures, its muti-million pound Innovation Fund

UKTV has made first airtime for equity investment in Hopster and appointed new Director

Hurricane Man to take Dave into the eye of the storm
Hurricane Man to take Dave into the eye of the storm

New series, Hurricane Man, to air on Dave next year

GOLD'S ANNUAL ‘CHRISTMAS CRACKERS’ JOKE COMPETITION LAUNCHES
GOLD'S ANNUAL ‘CHRISTMAS CRACKERS’ JOKE COMPETITION LAUNCHES

Gold has announced the return of its annual national joke competition

LOVEJOY WOULD HAVE HAD A FIELD DAY
Lovejoy Would Have Had A Field Day

Brits reveal the price of collectables they've thrown away - and it's thousands!

UKTV to remake Dad’s Army ‘The Lost Episodes’ for Gold
UKTV to remake Dad’s Army ‘The Lost Episodes’ for Gold

UKTV plans to air the The Lost Episodes, from the second series of Dad’s Army, in 2019.

Women on the Verge
Women on the Verge

Starts Thursday 11th October at 10pm on W

UKTV’s Drama and Really now on Virgin Media Ireland
UKTV’s Drama and Really now on Virgin Media Ireland

Drama will be available on channel slot 164 and Really on 165

UKTV Play launches on Samsung TVs
UKTV Play launches on Samsung TVs

Judge Romesh, Dr Christian Will See You Now and Inside the Ambulance on the app this month

W goes Inside the Operating Theatre in brand new series
W goes Inside the Operating Theatre in brand new series

UKTV builds out popular 'Inside the...' franchise with new series coming to W in 2019

BT extends partnership with UKTV to include enhanced selection of HD shows on-demand
BT extends partnership with UKTV to include enhanced selection of HD shows on-demand

Move forms part of BT’s ambition to give customers the widest choice of content

UKTV Play launches on Freesat
UKTV Play launches on Freesat

Freesat customers now have even more ways to enjoy their favourite UKTV shows

LOVE FACTUALLY… WELCOME TO ‘GEEK ISLAND’
Love Factually. Welcome to 'Geek Island'

New smouldering-hot mini-series 'Geek Island' set to outsmart the competition

UKTV recruits Katherine Gandhi as Marketing Director
UKTV recruits Katherine Gandhi as Marketing Director

Kate joins from Diageo & will be responsible for branding & marketing for UKTV's 10 brands

Stacey Dooley Sleeps Over in brand new series for W
Stacey Dooley Sleeps Over in brand new series for W

A new documentary series fronted by journalist Stacey Dooley for W in 2019

UKTV transforms commissioning structure following  growth in UKTV Originals
UKTV transforms commissioning structure following growth in UKTV Originals

Richard Watsham unveils a new team structure that prepares the team for continued growth

DAVE’S JOKE OF THE FRINGE 2018
Top 10 Gags Of The 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Revealed

Top 10 Gags Of The 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe Revealed

Good Food dishes up new UKTV Original commission with Paul Hollywood
Good Food dishes up new UKTV Original commission with Paul Hollywood

Paul Goes to Hollywood comes to Good Food in 2019

UKTV channels return to Virgin TV
UKTV channels return to Virgin TV

Virgin Media and UKTV have reached a long term agreement to restore all of UKTV’s channels

Del Boy’s off to Hollywood!
Del Boy’s off to Hollywood!

David Jason: Planes, Trains & Automobiles comes to Gold

Don’t Panic! Gold salutes Dad’s Army with retrospective series
Don’t Panic! Gold salutes Dad’s Army with retrospective series

Saluting Dad's Army will air on Gold later this year

Yesterday to uncover new classic car series Bangers & Cash
Yesterday to uncover new classic car series Bangers & Cash

Bangers & Cash to air on Yesterday next year

Dr Christian returns to W for a series of special clinics
Dr Christian returns to W for a series of special clinics

This new series is an addition to the ever-growing Dr Christian franchise on W

Customers more likely to quit Virgin Media after UKTV blackout
Customers more likely to quit Virgin Media after UKTV blackout

Independent research published today conducted by leading research firm Kantar TNS

Josh Widdicombe and James Acaster  get Hypothetical with Dave
Brand new panel show Hypothetical will air on Dave in 2019

Brand new panel show Hypothetical will air on Dave in 2019

An Updated Statement From UKTV on Virgin Media
An Updated Statement From UKTV

UKTV's Steve North issues an updated statement on Virgin Media

Johnny Vegas and Sian Gibson return in Death on the Tyne with all-star cast of comedy heroes
Death on the Tyne airs on Gold later this year

After the success of Murder on the Blackpool Express, Gold is bringing back Terry & Gemma

UKTV statement on Virgin Media
UKTV statement on Virgin Media

Virgin Media customers lose access to 10 channels from UKTV

A message from UKTV to Virgin Media customers
A message from UKTV to Virgin Media customers

Some useful information and a message to all Virgin Media customers

Virgin Media customers risk losing access to UKTV channels
Virgin Media customers risk losing access to UKTV channels

Channels including Dave, Gold, Alibi and Drama could no longer be available on Virgin

Scary Property Prices
Scary Property Prices

New research reveals the real cost of owning a ‘haunted house’

Dave gets back in the garage with more  Yianni: Supercar Customiser
Dave gets back in the garage with more Yianni: Supercar Customiser

The YouTube star returns for 20 brand new episodes

Taskmaster Series 7 Contestants Revealed
Taskmaster Series 7 Contestants Revealed

JAMES ACASTER, JESSICA KNAPPETT, KERRY GODLIMAN, PHIL WANG, RHOD GILBERT

John Torode tucks into a new advertiser-funded series on Good Food
John Torode tucks into a new advertiser-funded series on Good Food

John Torode is heading to the Middle East to see what tasty delights are on offer

UKTV Play brings comedy and entertainment to rail passengers with new GoMedia partnership
UKTV Play brings comedy and entertainment to rail passengers with new GoMedia partnership

Soon available on West Midlands Railways, c2c Rail, TransPennine Express & Greater Anglia

Dave logs on to brand new game show from VICE Studios
Dave logs on to brand new game show from VICE Studios

Dave is making its first programme with VICE Studios, Beat The Internet with John Robins

Good Food invests in Parade's Jack Stein: Inside The Box
Good Food invests in Parade's Jack Stein: Inside The Box

A brand new adventure show focusing on Jack's favourite classic British dishes.

Sharon Horgan and Lorna Martin bring Women on The Verge to W
Sharon Horgan and Lorna Martin bring Women on The Verge to W

Based on best-selling book Woman on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown by Lorna Martin

Really teams up with Sarah Beeny for brand new property series
Really teams up with Sarah Beeny for brand new property series

Brand new property series Sarah Beeny's Renovate Don't Relocate coming to Really in 2019

UKTV reboots Fantasy Homes By The Sea
UKTV reboots Fantasy Homes By The Sea

Fantasy Homes By The Sea returns with new host, Michelle Ackerley

John Bishop: In Conversation With... returns to W for fourth series
John Bishop: In Conversation With... returns to W for fourth series

Cuba Gooding Jr, Ruth Jones and Professor Green among the famous faces being interviewed

Furry Good Ideas - Creative Brits Pitching TV Ideas to Their Pets
Furry Good Ideas - Creative Brits Pitching TV Ideas to Their Pets

New research shows the UK is a nation of armchair directors and writers

Frankie Drake Mysteries roars into production on season two of 1920s-set drama
Frankie Drake Mysteries roars into production on season two of 1920s-set drama

Production has begun on the second season of Frankie Drake Mysteries.

Gold chooses My Favourite Sketch
Gold chooses My Favourite Sketch

GOLD to open the vaults for greatest sketch comedy of all time hosted by Sally Phillips

Bothered Britain
Bothered Britain

New research reveals the top 20 woes that Brits waste YEARS worrying about

UKTV, BBC and FremantleMedia International commission new adventure travel series with  Steve Backshall
UKTV, BBC and FremantleMedia International commission new adventure travel series with Steve Backshall

Expedition with Steve Backshall will reveal never before seen areas of the globe

W orders new format from Dr Christian
W orders new format from Dr Christian

Dr Christian: 12 Hours to Cure Your Street, new UKTV Original for W

UKTV signs five-show exclusive with Disney
UKTV signs five-show exclusive with Disney

Harrow, The Assets, American Housewife new to Alibi and W. Quantico & Code Black to return

Taskmaster soars to new heights with  record ratings
Taskmaster soars to new heights with record ratings

The launch of the new series on Dave has eclipsed all previous series with record ratings

W falls for The Ultimate Matchmaker
W falls for The Ultimate Matchmaker

W has commissioned its first insight into the world of dating

Dave drives off with new UKTV Original car-buying series
Dave drives off with new UKTV Original car-buying series

Modern Wheels or Classic Steals to air on Dave later this year

Inside The Ambulance commissioned for a further two series on W
Inside The Ambulance commissioned for a further two series on W

Following the success of the first three series, W has commissioned two more

Dave doubles down with UKTV Original  scripted comedy this Autumn
Dave doubles down with UKTV Original scripted comedy this Autumn

Baby Cow & Black Dog’s Zapped to return, Dancing Ledge’s Porters greenlit to full series

Cherry Healey gets under the skin of cosmetic surgery for new series on W
Cherry Healey gets under the skin of cosmetic surgery for new series on W

Cherry Healey to front brand-new documentary series, Sex, Knives and Liposuction for W

Jon Richardson’s worrying starts on Dave on Wednesday 16th May
Jon Richardson’s worrying starts on Dave on Wednesday 16th May

Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier comes to Dave on Wednesday 16th May at 10pm

UKTV appoints Ronan Hand as director of programme funding
UKTV appoints Ronan Hand as director of programme funding

Ronan joins from ITV Studios where he is SVP global content, non-scripted & co-productions

There’s more mystery to go around: Frankie Drake Mysteries greenlit for Season Two
There’s more mystery to go around: Frankie Drake Mysteries greenlit for Season Two

The “fabulously fun” (Globe and Mail) prohibition era detective drama is renewed.

UKTV gets Carter for Alibi
UKTV gets Carter for Alibi

Carter, coming soon, June 2018, new and exclusive to Alibi.

Emma Willis enters the world of midwifery in brand new series for W
Emma Willis enters the world of midwifery in brand new series for W

Emma Willis is to front brand-new documentary series on W, Emma Willis: Delivering Babies

UKTV appoints Philippa Collie Cousins as its first drama commissioner
UKTV appoints Philippa Collie Cousins as its first drama commissioner

New role will oversee all upcoming original drama series for UKTV

Emma Tennant
Emma Tennant

"One of the kindest, warmest and most nurturing people working in television"

Cast revealed for UKTV Original, Flack
Cast revealed for UKTV Original, Flack

A celebrated, award-winning ensemble will join Academy Award® winning lead Anna Paquin

UKTV announces new original drama series Flack, for W, starring Academy Award® winner Anna Paquin
UKTV announces new original drama series Flack, for W, starring Academy Award® winner Anna Paquin

Network extends commissioning breadth and orders first scripted drama for W

Gold to reveal How The Young Ones Changed Comedy
Gold to reveal How The Young Ones Changed Comedy

Gold will explore the impact of one of the most influential British sitcoms of all time.

UKTV hits a high note with
UKTV hits a high note with "The Horne Section" special

A one-off UKTV Original special from the uniquely talented ensemble The Horne Section

UKTV Play launches on NOW TV and Roku streaming players
UKTV Play launches on NOW TV and Roku streaming players

UKTV Play hosts shows from Dave, Yesterday, Really and Drama

Dave sets task of making four more series of Taskmaster
Dave sets task of making four more series of Taskmaster

UKTV orders four more series of EMMY-nominated UKTV Original show, Taskmaster, for Dave.

UKTV’s ‘after-dark’ billboard haunts the public ahead of Celebrity Haunted Mansion launching on W
UKTV’s ‘after-dark’ billboard haunts the public ahead of Celebrity Haunted Mansion launching on W

Christine Lampard and Matt Richardson transformed into ghostly Victorian alter egos

Full guest lineup revealed for  Celebrity Haunted Mansion
Full guest lineup revealed for Celebrity Haunted Mansion

Katie Price, Simon Webbe and Simon Gregson among the ten celebrities taking part this week

Dave hits pause on gaming stereotypes for launch of Go 8 Bit Series 3
Dave hits pause on gaming stereotypes for launch of Go 8 Bit Series 3

Go 8 Bit returns to screens Monday 12th February at 10pm on Dave.

Taskmaster wins Best Entertainment Programme at Broadcast Awards 2018
Taskmaster wins Best Entertainment Programme at Broadcast Awards 2018

Richard Watsham: "Long may its charm continue to entertain the nation"

UKTV appoints Baby Cow’s Kerry Waddell as Head of Production
UKTV appoints Baby Cow’s Kerry Waddell as Head of Production

Kerry will be joining UKTV in March to lead the company’s production management team

Hayemaker Ringstar announce second Fight Night to be broadcast Live and Free-To-View on Dave
Hayemaker Ringstar announce second Fight Night to be broadcast Live and Free-To-View on Dave

Second televised 'Hayemaker Ringstar Fight Night', to air Friday 16th February on Dave.

Christine Lampard and Matt Richardson return for Celebrity Haunted Mansion on W this February
Christine Lampard and Matt Richardson return for Celebrity Haunted Mansion on W this February

Christine Lampard and Matt Richardson return for Celebrity Haunted Mansion.

W gains exclusive access to HART team in brand new documentary  series, 999: NHS Rescue Squad
W gains exclusive access to HART team in brand new documentary series, 999: NHS Rescue Squad

Brand new documentary series, 999: NHS Rescue Squad heads to W on Tuesday 13 Feb at 10pm

UKTV reveals commissioning ambitions after 2017 successes
UKTV reveals commissioning ambitions after 2017 successes

A significant increase in commissions following success of UKTV Originals in 2017

Really joins forces with Nottinghamshire Police for new Cops UK: Bodycam Squad
Really joins forces with Nottinghamshire Police for new Cops UK: Bodycam Squad

Cops UK: Bodycam Squad, returns to Really its third and fourth series.

UKTV extends 'Inside The…' strand with a brand new  documentary for W
UKTV extends 'Inside The…' strand with a brand new documentary for W

Premium entertainment channel, W, commissions new documentary series, Inside The Vets.

Jon Richardson brings his worries to Dave in brand new UKTV Original
Jon Richardson brings his worries to Dave in brand new UKTV Original

UKTV has commissioned an exciting new UKTV Original, Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier

Romesh Ranganathan becomes Judge Romesh for Dave
Romesh Ranganathan becomes Judge Romesh for Dave

Romesh Ranganathan will front a brand new format for UKTV’s entertainment channel Dave.

A dose of The Heart Guy for Drama
A dose of The Heart Guy for Drama

UKTV acquires hit Aussie medical drama from FremantleMedia International