Virgin Media More
CountryIreland
NetworkVirgin Media Television
Programming
Language(s)English
Picture format1080i HDTV
(downscaled to 16:9 576i for the SDTV feed)
Ownership
OwnerVirgin Media Ireland
Sister channelsVirgin Media One
Virgin Media Two
Virgin Media Three
Virgin Media Four
History
Launched12 April 2022; 2 years ago (2022-04-12)
ReplacedVirgin 100
Virgin Media Sport
Links
Websitehttp://www.virginmedia.ie/more
Availability
Terrestrial
Virgin Media IrelandChannel 100
Streaming media
Virgin TV AnywhereWatch live (Ireland only)

Virgin Media More is an Irish television channel from Virgin Media Television.[1] The channel is exclusive to Virgin Media Ireland customers and is not available on other digital television platforms.

The channel focuses on broadcasting first see episodes of Irish and international dramas, documentaries, films and sports.[2] Some shows will eventually air on Virgin Media's free-to-air channels at a later date. For example, Holding premiered in Ireland on Virgin Media More on 12 April 2022, and started airing on Virgin Media One 5 months later on 12 September 2022.[3][4]

The channel launched on 12 April 2022.[5]

History

Virgin Media Ireland confirmed it would launch a new channel in spring 2022 exclusive to Virgin Media customers in Ireland.

The channel replaced Virgin 100 on Virgin Media Ireland channel 100.

On April 11, the day before the channel's launch, Virgin Media Sport ceased operations and the channel's sport content moved to Virgin Media More.

The channel launched on 12 April at 9 pm with the Irish premiere of Holding. However, earlier in the day, the channel broadcast To be announced and This is Virgin Media More.[6]

The channel is voiced by Dave Cronin, who is the sole continuity announcer.

Programming

References

  1. ^ "Virgin Media launch new channel only available to customers". 28 March 2022.
  2. ^ De Brun, Liam (29 March 2022). "New television channel Virgin Media More set to entertain Irish viewers". Extra.ie.
  3. ^ "Graham Norton's Holding starts tonight on Irish television".
  4. ^ @VirginMedia_TV (12 September 2022). "Us when we remember that Holding starts in an hour! 🤩Irish Drama Holding, Starts Tonight at 9pm on Virgin Media O…" (Tweet) – via Twitter.
  5. ^ "Virgin Media to launch new channel next month".
  6. ^ Tv Guide, 12 April 2022, retrieved 12 April 2022[failed verification]