- UKTV People
Infobox TV channel
name = UKTV People
logosize = 150px| logofile = UKTV People logo.png
logoalt = UKTV People logo
8 March, 2004
share = 0.1%
share as of = March 2008
share source = [http://www.barb.co.uk/viewingsummary/monthreports.cfm?report=monthgmulti]
BBC Worldwide/ Virgin Media Television)
picture format =
16:9, 576i( SDTV)
replaced names =
web = [http://www.uktvpeople.co.uk www.uktvpeople.co.uk]
sat serv 1 = Sky Digital
sat chan 1 = Channel 534
cable serv 1 =
cable chan 1 = Channel 206| adsl serv 1 =
adsl chan 1 = Channel 118
UKTV People is a
television channelbroadcasting in the United Kingdomas part of the UKTVnetwork of channels. Along with UKTV Documentaryit launched on 8 March 2004, replacing UK Horizons, which closed the day before.
The channel is available on Sky Digital,
Tiscali TVand 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 2006to create UKTV Drama +1 on 2 Maythat same year.
October 9, 2008, UKTV announced plans to rebrand UKTV People and UKTV Documentary in early 2009.cite web
title=UKTV unveils its new factual channel brands – Eden and Blighty
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'
A Life of Grime
A Life of Grime New York
Beat the Burglar
Billy Connolly's World Tour of Australia
Honey We're Killing the Kids
Jeremy Clarkson's Extreme Machines
Jeremy Clarkson's Motorworld
Leave No Trace
My 100,000 Lovers
Past Life Investigations
Road Rage School
Sex, Lies and Michael Aspel
Shops, Robbers and Videotapes
Airport Miami Sp
LAX Hollywood Airport (television show)
Joining The Red Arrows
TopGearnow showing on Dave (TV channel)
* [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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