UKTV


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UKTVUnited Kindom Television (TV channel)
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The series continues tonight at 8pm on UKTV Really with some shocking revelations - as what many once thought of as fact appears to have been fiction.
"We are thrilled to be working withPaul Hollywoodon this perfect combination of the nation's love of travel, film and baking," Kirsty Hanson, commissioning editor at UKTV, said.
All 10 of UKTV 's stations were dumped from its platform after the two firms were unable to agree a new distribution deal.
UKTV - whose shows include Only Fools and Horses and Red Dwarf - had previously said demands for price cuts meant they could not continue their partnership with the provider.
The new deal will give Virgin TV customers five times more ondemand programming than before, Virgin said, and they will keep the channels that were added to their bundle when UKTV's channels were removed in July.
All of UKTV's stations were dumped from the platform in July in a row over fees.
Virgin Media boss David Bouchier said the firm was "frustrated" that UKTV was demanding "inflated sums of money".
UKTV's Dave - which broadcasts shows such as Taskmaster and sci-fi sitcom Red Dwarf - was one of 10 channels removed from the 'Player' TV package on Sunday, along with a host of comedy classics.
Virgin's chief digital entertainment officer, David Bouchier, said they were ready to restore UKTV's free channels, like Dave, "immediately" with its permission.
She will take up her new role in March and be responsible for the production of all UKTV Originals.