Sep 302014
 

 

ITVBe – a new mainly female-oriented channel from ITV

ITVBe will launch on 8 October 2014

It will be “free to air” and so will be available on both Freesat and Sky.

ITVBe will be available on the following channel numbers : :

– Freeview and YouView channel 26
– Sky channel 179
– Freesat channel 118

On freesat ITVBe replaces ITV4+1 on 118; ITV4+1 is now on 155

 

What will be on ITVBe?
– The Only Way is Essex (TOWIE) – the new, exclusive home of the scripted reality show.
– Baby wears Prada – factual series showing extraordinary ways to spoil children and the families with deep enough pockets to pay for it all.
– Real Housewives Of… currently on ITV2, ITVBe will also show a UK version of the US franchise: Real Housewives Of Cheshire.
– Dinner Date – transfers from ITV to a peak-time ITVBe slot.
– Seven Days With… – following the lives of celebrity couples through the course of a week.

Test transmissions for ITVBe can be found on frequency 10758 V 22000 5/6 (10075) – but it is simply showing a promotional trailer on a loop.

 

ITVBe Promotional Advert.

 

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Sep 222014
 

 

ITVBe – a new mainly female-oriented channel from ITV

ITVBe will launch on 8 October 2014

It will be “free to air” and so will be available on both Freesat and Sky.

It will be the new home of the ITV2 semi-reality show The Only Way Is Essex.

 

ITVBe will launch on Wednesday October 8th, and the launch night will feature Welcome to ITVBe, a one off celebration of everything on the new channel; a special edition of The Only Way is Essex set in Ibiza; and TOWIE: All Back To Essex, a one off special spin-off.

Presenters Peter Andre and Jamelia will present Welcome to ITVBe and bring you all the gossip and glamour from our launch party. The show will feature action from the celebrity bash, interviews on the sofa and an exclusive premiere of Celebrity Dinner Date, featuring Joe Swash.

What’s going to be on ITVBe?
The “female-skewing” channel has announced details about some of the programmes it will be showing:
•The Only Way is Essex (TOWIE) – the new, exclusive home of the scripted reality show.
•Baby wears Prada – factual series showing extraordinary ways to spoil children and the families with deep enough pockets to pay for it all.
•Real Housewives Of… currently on ITV2, ITVBe will also show a UK version of the US franchise: Real Housewives Of Cheshire.
•Dinner Date – transfers from ITV to a peak-time ITVBe slot.
•Seven Days With… – following the lives of celebrity couples through the course of a week.

 

Test transmissions for ITVBe can be found on frequency 10758 V 22000 5/6 (10075) – but it is simply showing a promotional trailer on a loop.

So far no channel numbers have been announced.

 

ITVBe Promotional Advert.

 

 

Jul 232014
 

ITV has confirmed its new free-to-air channel ITVBe will launch on 8th October 2014.

ITVBe which will beavailable on Sky and Freesat, will be dedicated to lifestyle and entertainment programming.

ITVBe is to be the exclusive home of The Only Way Is Essex, which moves from ITV2.

What’s going to be on ITVBe?
The “female-skewing” channel has announced details about some of the programmes it will be showing:
•The Only Way is Essex (TOWIE) – the new, exclusive home of the scripted reality show.
•Baby wears Prada – factual series showing extraordinary ways to spoil children and the families with deep enough pockets to pay for it all.
•Real Housewives Of… currently on ITV2, ITVBe will also show a UK version of the US franchise: Real Housewives Of Cheshire.
•Dinner Date – transfers from ITV to a peak-time ITVBe slot.
•Seven Days With… – following the lives of celebrity couples through the course of a week.

Feb 122014
 

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

The new channel, which will focus on lifestyle and reality TV programming, will launch towards the end of this year and will be available on Freeview, Freesat,Sky and Virgin.

ITVBe will be targeted at a younger, female audience and will feature acquired programming such as the US Real Housewives.