Horror Channel


Freeview experiences Horror

The CBS AMC Networks UK channels partnership’s Horror Channel is to launch on free-to-air digital-terrestrial platform Freeview on Friday March 13. The channel, which is currently available on Sky, Freesat and Virgin Media, will air on Freeview channel 70, giving it 90% coverage of the DTT footprint in the UK. The channel’s forthcoming line-up of […]

CBS channels eye TalkTalk TV success

Four UK pay channels that CBS Studios International and AMC Networks International jointly operate are launching on the TalkTalk TV service. CBS Action, CBS Drama, CBS Reality+1 and Horror Channel have gone live on the platform, which claims to be the UK’s fastest growing IPTV service. CBS-AMC channels are already distributed on BSkyB, Virgin, Freesat […]

News brief: Horror Channel buys classic Wonder Woman from Warner Bros.

CBS Chello Zone Channels has acquired classic drama series The New Adventures of Wonder Woman for its UK Horror Channel. Chello, the content and channels arm of Liberty Global, and Hollywood studio CBS operate Horror as part of their channels joint venture. They bought the series from Warner Bros International Television Distribution. The show, which aired […]

Europe approves Liberty-Virgin Media buyout

The European Commission has green-lit Liberty Global’s planned buyout of Virgin Media, claiming the deal would not raise competition concerns. The €17.2 billion (US$22.5 billion) acquisition, which will bring together Europe’s largest cable operator and the second-largest pay TV operator in the UK, was cleared today under EU merger regulations. The commission said that the […]

Europe approves Liberty-Virgin Media buyout

The European Commission has green-lit Liberty Global’s planned buyout of Virgin Media, claiming the deal would not raise competition concerns. The €17.2 billion (US$22.5 billion) acquisition, which will bring together Europe’s largest cable operator and the second-largest pay TV operator in the UK, was cleared today under EU merger regulations. The commission said that the […]

Blood and gore and TV shows

Television is getting scarier. Horror has always had an on-off relationship with the small screen dating back to the Twilight Zone and Tales from the Crypt but the number of gore filled series currently on the air is higher than it’s ever been. Shows including The Walking Dead, The River, Dexter, Grimm and American Horror […]