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2008-09-26 09:00:26

* On-Demand Viewing Grows by 33 Percent in Less Than a Year * Virgin Media is Second Favourite Place to Watch On-Demand, Only Behind YouTube * TV Viewing Habits to Enter "New Era" LONDON, Sept. 26, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Leading entertainment and communications company, Virgin Media (Nasdaq:VMED), today announced a massive increase in on-demand viewing, jumping from 34 million views in January to 45 million views in August on its TV platform. This is an increase of 33 percent in...

2008-07-08 03:00:14

By Donnelly, Alison UKTV will follow up last year's successful rebrand of its UKTV G2 channel as Dave with a complete refresh of its remaining portfolio and the creation of an additional channel. The broadcaster, which is a joint venture between BBC and Virgin Media, plans to drop the UKTV prefix from the channel branding of its factual and lifestyle services, UKTV History, UKTV Documentaries, UKTV Style, UKTV People, UKTV Food and UKTV Gardens as part of the rebrand. The additional...

2008-06-27 06:02:35

By Donnelly, Alison UKTV is hoping to replicate the success of its male-focused Dave TV channel by relaunching UKTV Gold this summer as a female- oriented station. The broadcaster has already lined up Richard and Judy to host the anchor show on the channel, which has yet to be named. It is also talking to media agencies. The relaunch forms part of a broader strategy by the broadcaster, which is owned by BBC Worldwide and Virgin Media. It also plans to overhaul a number of its other...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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