UKTV People

UKTV People

Infobox TV channel
name = UKTV People
logosize = 150px| logofile = UKTV People logo.png logoalt = UKTV People logo
launch = 8 March, 2004
share = 0.1%
share as of = March 2008
share source = [http://www.barb.co.uk/viewingsummary/monthreports.cfm?report=monthgmulti]
owner = UKTV Network
(BBC Worldwide/Virgin Media Television)
picture format = 16:9, 576i (SDTV)
replaced names = UK Horizons
web = [http://www.uktvpeople.co.uk www.uktvpeople.co.uk]
sat serv 1 = Sky Digital
sat chan 1 = Channel 534
cable serv 1 = Virgin Media
cable chan 1 = Channel 206| adsl serv 1 = Tiscali TV
adsl chan 1 = Channel 118

UKTV People is a television channel broadcasting in the United Kingdom as part of the UKTV network of channels. Along with UKTV Documentary it launched on 8 March 2004, replacing UK Horizons, which closed the day before.

History

The channel is available on Sky Digital, Tiscali TV and Virgin Media.

The output of the channel is mainly factual programming of a lighter nature, based on the people of the world such as "Top Gear" and docusoaps like Airport.

None of its content is fresh and produced by the channel, but it is instead bought from other broadcasters such as the BBC, which hold a stake in the UKTV group of companies.

Originally there was a time-shifted version of UKTV People called "UKTV People +1". This was closed on 18 April 2006 to create UKTV Drama +1 on 2 May that same year.

2009 Rebrand

On October 9, 2008, UKTV announced plans to rebrand UKTV People and UKTV Documentary in early 2009.cite web
url=http://uktv.co.uk/press/item/aid/607852
title=UKTV unveils its new factual channel brands – Eden and Blighty
publisher=UKTV
date=2008-10-09
] The news came just two days after UKTV's entertainment channels were rebranded to Watch, G.O.L.D. and Alibi. They announced that UKTV People will be rebranded as 'Blighty'

Programming

Current Programming

*Airport
*A Life of Grime
*A Life of Grime New York
*Animal Park
*Beat the Burglar
*Billy Connolly's World Tour of Australia
*Car Duels
*Car Wars
*Dale's Wedding
*Faking It
*Forensic Files
*Grimebusters
*Heir Hunters
*Heir Hunters
*Honey We're Killing the Kids
*Jeremy Clarkson's Extreme Machines
*Jeremy Clarkson's Motorworld
*
*LA Forensics
*Leave No Trace
*Medical Emergency
*
*Missing
*My 100,000 Lovers
*Past Life Investigations
*Rail Cops
*Road Rage School
*Seaside Rescue
*Sex, Lies and Michael Aspel
*Shops, Robbers and Videotapes
*Taxicab Confessions
*The Armstrongs
*Airport Miami Sp
*Sky Cops
*Traffic Cops
*LAX Hollywood Airport (television show)
*JetSet
*Air Rescue
*Joining The Red Arrows

Moved Channels

*TopGear now showing on Dave (TV channel)

References

External links

* [http://www.uktvpeople.co.uk People] at UKTV.co.uk
* [http://thetvroom.com/uktv The TV Room] looks at presentation/branding on the UKTV channels


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