Virgin Media announces new shows for UHD channel
Virgin Media has revealed what customers of its Ultra High Definition channel can expect in the coming months, with more drama and a new partnership with Smithsonian Channel among the highlights.
The television and broadband provider’s Virgin TV Ultra HD is the UK’s first entertainment channel dedicated to broadcasting in high quality 4K resolution and is available to customers on the company’s Full House and VIP packages at no cost additional. It is available on channel 999 for users with a V6 decoder.
Over the next several months, these customers will be able to enjoy a variety of high-quality programming, including the musical drama The Get Down, which begins Monday, February 18.
Created by Moulin Rouge director Baz Luhrmann, the show follows the origins of hip hop in New York City in the 1970s and features song and dance numbers conducted by Justice Smith, Jaden Smith, and Herizen F. Guardiola.
In March, family drama Bloodline hits the channel, while April sees new seasons of Masters of Sex and House of Cards.
On the factual front, the new deal with the Smithsonian Channel features a range of documentaries, all shot in stunning UHD, including Aerial Cities: Miami, which arrives in March and features the city’s beaches, art deco buildings and life. residents from the air. .
Meanwhile, nature lovers can enjoy Shark Squad and Land of Primates in April, while music fans can watch concerts ranging from the Culture Club to Gioachino Rossini’s opera La Gazzetta.
David Bouchier, Director of Digital Entertainment at Virgin Media, said, “We have epic entertainment programming on Virgin Ultra HD TV this spring with an incredible lineup of amazing 4K Ultra High Definition programming. We offer the ultimate. entertainment viewing experience – it really is the best thing to do after being there. “