Jun 032014

ITV Encore, a new Sky subscription channel to be launched on the 9th June, and recently started test transmissions will launch with shows including Broadchurch and Lucan.

ITV Encore launches exclusively on Sky channel 123 on 9 June.

The centrepiece of the launch of the channel will be the airing of Broadchurch for the first time since its original transmission more than a year ago. ITV has scheduled the award-winning eight part drama in double bills from Monday through Thursday.

Later this year ITV intends to launch a a new female-focused, free-to-air channel, called ITVBe, which will become the home of shows including The Only Way is Essex.

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