Find out more about the various channels and TV packages available from Virgin Media - from entertainment and movies to shopping, music, news and channels in HD.
This is the basic Virgin Media TV (www.virginmedia.com) package - but don’t let that put you off. With Player TV you get a good range of free-to-air entertainment, factual, and local channels, along with a ton of radio and ten HD channels included as standard. Plus, loads of them come with '+1' version too so you can catch the stuff you missed an hour ago. Here are the channels you get:
|Entertainment||BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Four, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5, 4Seven, 5Star, 5 USA, 5 USA +1, BBC ALBA, Challenge, E4, Forces TV, ITV2, ITV3, ITV4, ITVBe, Dave, Drama, Really, More 4, My5, Pick, Quest, S4C, Spike, TruTV, regional channels, radio|
|Movies||Film4, Movies4Men, Movies Mix|
|Factual and lifestyle||The Community Channel, Home, Yesterday|
|Kids||CBBC, CBeebies, CITV, Pop|
|News||BBC News, BBC Parliament, CNBC, CNN International, Sky News|
|Shopping||Create and Craft, Gems TV, Ideal World, Jewellery Maker, QVC, QVC Beauty, QVC Style, The Jewellery Channel|
|Regional and international||RTE One, RTE Two, TG4|
|HD||BBC One, BBC Two, BBC Four, CBBC, Cbeebies, ITV, Channel 4, Channel 5|
Upgrading to Mix TV gives you a hefty load more TV. That’s more entertainment, more music, and more news. There’s also a bunch of international channels thrown in too.
Channels include everything in Player TV, plus:
|Entertainment||Alibi, BET, CBS Action, CBS Reality, Comedy Central, Dave, DMAX, Drama, E!, FOX, Gold, Horror Channel, MTV, Real Lives, Really, Sky Arts, Sky 1, Sky 2, Sky Witness, SONY Channel, Syfy, TLC, True Entertainment, Universal Channel, W|
|Movies||Movies 24, TCM|
|Sports||Bike, Copa90, Eurosport 1, Eurosport 2, Motors TV, Sky Sports News HQ, Sky Sports Mix|
|Factual and lifestyle||Food Network, Home, I.D., PBS America, Travel Channel, Yesterday|
|Kids||Boomerang, Cartoon Network, Kids Extra, Tiddlers TV, Tiny Pop|
|Music||The Box, Clubland, AKA, Now Music, Kiss, Magic, MTV Music, Vintage TV|
|News||BBC Worldwide, Bloomberg, Euronews, NDTV 24x7|
|International||&TV, Al Jazeera Arabic, Al Jazeera English, ARY News UK, B4U Music, COLORS, France24 English, France24 French, Hum Europe, NDTV India, Nollywood Movies, Rishtey Europe, SONY SAB, UMP Movies, Worldbox, Zing|
Fun TV isn't much bigger than Mix TV, but it serves as a very nice boost. There are more factual and documentary channels, a bit more kids' TV, and more music.
Channels include everything in Mix TV, and:
|Factual and lifestyle||Animal Planet, Discovery Channel, Discovery History, Discovery Science, Discovery Shed, Discovery Turbo, Eden, GINX, God Channel, Good Food, H2, Home and Health, National Geographic Channel|
|Kids||Nickelodeon, Nick Junior, Nicktoons|
|Music||Box Hits, Box Upfront, Kerrang, MTV Base, MTV Hits, VH1|
Full House TV
This is Virgin Media’s biggest TV package of all, and it lives up to its name with more than 245 channels - a whopping 45 of which are HD. Plus, you get BT Sport.
Channels include everything in Fun TV, plus:
|Entertainment||Alibi, CBS Drama, Dave, Drama, Gold, Nordic Noir, Really, W|
|Sports||BT Sport 1, BT Sport 2, BT Sport 3, BT Sport ESPN|
|Factual and lifestyle||CI, Eden, Good Food, History, Home, Lifetime, Yesterday|
|Kids||Cartoonito, Disney Channel, Disney Junior, Disney Original Movies, Disney XD, Sesame Street|
|Music||MTV Dance, MTV Live, MTV Rocks|
|HD||All BT Sport channels, Animal Planet, Cartoon Network, Comedy Central, Discovery, E4, Eurosport 1, Eurosport 2, Film4, FOX, H2, ITV2, ITV3, ITV4, ITVBe, Lifetime, More 4, MTV, MTV Live, National Geographic, Nat Geo Wild, NHKworld, Nickelodeon, Sky Arts, Sky 1, Sky Witness, Sky News, Sky Sports Mix, Sky Sports News HQ, Syfy, TCM, TLC, Universal Channel|
You can also upgrade a Full House TV package to VIP, which adds on Sky Cinema and Sky Sports.
Whichever Virgin Media TV package you go for, there’s always the option to add on premium channels for an extra cost - namely kids, international, and adult TV. Here’s what you can get:
|International||ARY Digital, B4U Movies, NDTV Good Times, NDTV Spice, SONY Max, SONY TV Asia, Star Gold, Star Life OK, Star Plus, Zee Cinema, Zee Punjabi, Zee TV|
|Adult||Adult Channel, Filth XXX, My Ex Girlfriends, Playboy TV, Red Hot XXX, Television X, Wives XXX, XXX Mums|
What else can I get from Virgin Media?
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