Watch (TV channel)

Watch (TV channel)

Infobox TV channel
name = Watch
logofile = Watch (UKTV) logo.png logosize = 200px
logoalt =
launch = 7 October, 2008
share =
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owner = UKTV Network
(BBC Worldwide/Virgin Media Television)
country = flag|United Kingdom
picture format = PAL (576i, 16:9)
sister names = Alibi
web =
sat serv 1 = Sky Digital
sat chan 1 = Channel 109
Channel 155 (+1)
cable serv 1 = Virgin Media
cable chan 1 = Channel 124
Channel 125 (+1)

Watch is a general entertainment channel broadcasting in the United Kingdom, as part of the UKTV network of channels. The channel launched on 7 October 2008 on Sky Digital Channel 109 and Virgin TV Channel 124. [cite web|url=|title=UKTV unveils new channel brands|accessdate=2008-07-10]

Watch launched as a subscription-only channel.

UKTV chief executive David Abraham told journalists on 10 July 2008 that details of the new Richard and Judy programme had yet to be confirmed, however on 22 August it was announced that, starting from 7 October, their show will debut weekdays at 8pm [ [] ] .

AGB Nielsen Media Research reported on 2 September that Watch +1 will launch on the same day as Watch (7th October).

Current music used in the background of the television advertisements is 'You Will Leave A Mark' by Oxford band A Silent Film.

Just days after its launch, the channel was already getting complaints. Angry Virgin Media customers were disappointed by the channel not being included in the "Medium" and "Large" packages offered by the company, despite Virgin co-owning the UKTV brand with the BBC. [UKTV Messageboards: "Can you actually get WATCH on Virgin media 124?" - [http://] ] ] As yet, it has not been confirmed whether this will change.


The output of the channel is mainly British programmes and sometimes feature length films. These are a combination of internally produced shows and repeats of shows from the BBC archive.

Current Programming

*"A Life of Grime
*"Animal Park
*"Antiques Roadshow
*"Bargain Hunt
*"Dancing with the Stars
*"The Bill
*"Doctor Who
*"Eastenders (from 2009)
*"Holby City
*"Jam & Jerusalem
*"Love Soup
*"Murdoch Mysteries
*" Cranford
*"Outtake TV
*"Planet Earth
*"Rhodes Across China
*"River City
*"Richard and Judy's New Position
*"Sky Cops
*"The Dinner Party
*"The Real Hustle
*"The Sum of All Fears
*"Traffic Cops
*"What Not To Wear


External links

* []

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