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Encyclopedia > Living (channel)
Living
Launched 1 September 1993
Owned by Virgin Media Television
Audience share 0.7% (0.4% for +1)
(August 2007, [1])
Formerly called UK Living (until 1997)
Living (until 2000)
Living TV (until 2004)
LIVINGtv (until 2007)
Sister channel(s) Living2
Timeshift service Living+1
Website www.livingtv.co.uk
Availability
Terrestrial
Top Up TV Via Top Up TV Anytime
Satellite
Sky Digital Channel 112
Channel 113 (+1)
Cable
Virgin Media Channel 110
Channel 111 (+1)
UPC Ireland Channel 124
Channel 125 (+1)
WightCable Channel 40/113

Living is a British television channel owned by Virgin Media Television. It originally launched as UK Living in 1993, but the channel later changed its name to Living in 1997, to disassociate itself from the UKTV network that launched that year. During 2000 it changed its name again, becoming LivingTV and in 2004 adopted LIVINGtv. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 244th day of the year (245th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Virgin Media Television (formerly known as Flextech) is a British television company and is entirely owned by the British cable company Virgin Media (previously known as NTL and Telewest) and acts as its television programme production arm. ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ... Living2 (formally LIVINGtv2) is a British television channel owned by Virgin Media Television. ... Top Up TV is a pay TV service provided in the United Kingdom. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into Top Up TV. (Discuss) Top Up TV Anytime is a video on demand service broadcast in the United Kingdom on digital terrestrial television. ... Sky Digital is the brand name for British Sky Broadcastings digital satellite television service, transmitted from SES Astra satellites located at 28. ... Virgin Media Inc. ... UPC Ireland N.V. is Liberty Global Europes operation in Ireland. ... WightCable is a provider of commercial and residential cable television, telephone and broadband internet services in the United Kingdom. ... Virgin Media Television (formerly known as Flextech) is a British television company and is entirely owned by the British cable company Virgin Media (previously known as NTL and Telewest) and acts as its television programme production arm. ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... For the band, see 1997 (band). ... UKTV UKTV is a joint venture between the BBCs commercial arm, BBC Worldwide, and Virgin Media owned Virgin Media Television, formally Flextech Television. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


In February 2007 it dropped 'tv' from its name along with the pink colour scheme. This is in a bid to appeal to a more male audience, due to the growing number of men watching the channel because of the new types of programming, but at the same time not losing its female audience. Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era. ...


The channel's programming is aimed mainly at women and families but is increasing its reach in a bid to become "the 6th Channel". With new shows such as CSI:, Close to Home and Boston Legal, the channel is now broadening its audience reach to other key demographics such as men aged 18-45. Demographics refers to selected population characteristics as used in government, marketing or opinion research, or the demographic profiles used in such research. ...


The most watched shows on Living are Most Haunted Live and Grey's Anatomy. Official Most Haunted logo Most Haunted is a programme based on investigating purported paranormal activity that is shown on the satellite and cable channels LIVINGtv, LIVINGtv2 and ftn, primarily for the UK market. ... This article is about the television series. ...


The channel also airs Yvette Fielding's Most Haunted, in which Fielding and medium David Wells investigate supposedly haunted locations in the UK. The show has brought the channel's biggest ratings to date. Yvette Fielding (born 23 September 1968, Stockport, England) is a popular British television presenter. ... Most Haunted is a British paranormal television programme based on investigating purported paranormal activity. ... In spirituality, a medium or spirit medium (plural mediums) is an individual who possesses the ability to receive messages from spirits (discorporate entities), or claims that he or she can channel such entities — that is, write or speak in the voice of these entities rather than in the mediums...


In 2001, Living launched a whole new genre of paranormal programming with such shows as Crossing Over with John Edward, 6ixth Sense with Colin Fry, Scream Team, Jane Goldman Investigates, Dead Famous, I'm Famous and Frightened! and Most Haunted, which continues to be a ratings winner. // Paranormal is an umbrella term used to describe a wide variety of reported anomalous phenomena. ... Scream Team was a 2001 LivingTV Paranormal television series, as well as the name of an unrelated 2002 film. ... Dead Famous is a television series that challenges the paranormal world of ghost busting. ... Im Famous and Frightened is a Living TV reality TV show in which, 8 celebrities stay for three nights in a haunted castle, they must then do terrifying challenges in order to raise money for charity. ... Most Haunted is a British paranormal television programme based on investigating purported paranormal activity. ...


Living has also launched a number of successful US television shows in the UK market. Past successes include Charmed, Will & Grace, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Miss Match, Joan of Arcadia, CSI and Just Shoot Me! . Motto: (Out Of Many, One) (traditional) In God We Trust (1956 to date) Anthem: The Star-Spangled Banner Capital Washington D.C. Largest city New York City None at federal level (English de facto) Government Federal constitutional republic  - President George Walker Bush (R)  - Vice President Dick Cheney (R) Independence from... For other uses, see charm. ... Will & Grace is a popular Emmy Award winning and Golden Globe nominated American television sitcom that was originally broadcast from 1998 to 2006. ... Queer Eye for the Straight Guy is an hour-long American television series that premiered on the Bravo cable television network on July 15, 2003, and promptly became both a surprise hit (at least by the standards of cable TV) and one of the most talked-about television programs of... Miss Match was a 2003 American television series produced by Twentieth Century Fox, Darren Star Productions and Imagine Entertainment. ... Joan of Arcadia was an American television fantasy/family drama which aired on Fridays, 8-9 p. ... CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is a popular Alliance Atlantis/CBS police procedural television series, running since October 2000, about a team of forensic scientists. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...


At present the channel currently has first run UK rights to Boston Legal, Criminal Minds, Grey's Anatomy, The L Word, Veronica Mars and the Australian comedy Kath and Kim. In 2007 the channel will also be debuting the first seasons of Happy Hour, Help Me Help You, Justice and Men in Trees Boston Legal is an American dramedy television series that began airing on ABC on October 3rd, 2004. ... Criminal Minds is a crime drama that premiered on CBS on September 22, 2005. ... This article is about the television series. ... The L Word is a television drama series on Showtime that portrays the lives, loves and learnings of a group of lesbian and bisexual women and their friends, family and lovers in Los Angeles. ... This article is about the Veronica Mars television series. ... Jane Turner and Gina Riley as Kath & Kim Kath and Kim is a satirical Australian television series shown on the ABC network. ... Happy hour is a period of time, which is usually an hour or two in the late afternoons Monday through Thursday, and sometimes Friday (usually taking place between 4 pm and 7 pm) during which some restaurants and bars give discounts for drinks, especially alcoholic drinks. ... Help Me Help You is a new comedy series which premiered on September 26, 2006 at 9:30pm on ABC in the United States and on Global in Canada. ... This article is about the concept of justice. ... Men in Trees is a romantic comedy-drama television series starring Anne Heche. ...


Brian Dowling was put forward as one of the public figures to represent Living - by presenting programming including Celebrity Extra, Trolley Dollies, and a spin-off to I'm Famous and Frightened!. However in recent years, Brian has been mostly absent from the channel apart from the occasional Celebrity Extra presenting duties. Instead fellow Big Brother contestant Jade Goody became Living's newest public face, with three different shows devoted to her life, Jades Salon, Just Jade and Jade's P.A. However, she has recently been dropped due to the Celebrity Big Brother racism controversy in January 2007. For the American football player, see Brian Dowling (football). ... Trolley Dollies was a 20-part TV documentary series aired on British digital network LivingTV in 2005. ... A spin-off (or spinoff) is a new organization or entity formed by a split from a larger one such as a new company formed from a university research group. ... Im Famous and Frightened is a Living TV reality TV show in which, 8 celebrities stay for three nights in a haunted castle, they must then do terrifying challenges in order to raise money for charity. ... For the current series, see Big Brother 2007 (UK). ... Jade Goody (born 5 June 1981) is a British reality television celebrity who gained notoriety for appearing in Big Brother in 2002. ... Celebrity Big Brother 2007 is the fifth series of the United Kingdom reality television series Celebrity Big Brother, a spin-off of Big Brother. ...


To continue the list of Reality TV stars hosting programmes, Jodie Marsh announced that she would be presenting a new programme Get A Life starting on 1 March 2007. However, Living have announced that the show is to be cancelled and discussions are underway whether the remaining four episodes should be aired. Reality television is a genre of television programming in which the fortunes of real life people (as opposed to fictional characters played by actors) are followed. ... Jodie Louisa Marsh, born 23 December 1978, is an English softcore model, best known for appearing topless in numerous publications and photographs and her high profile feud with numerous other celebrities. ... Get A Life is a Living reality television show hosted by Jodie Marsh, which premiered March 1st 2007. ...


Living announced in February 2007 that Abigal Clancy, the runner up Britains Next Top Model (cycle 2) has signed a deal with the channel to make a new reality show with Janice Dickinson as her mentor, on trying to crack America. Janice Doreen Dickinson (born February 15, 1955) [1] is an American supermodel, fashion photographer, actor, author and an agent. ...


Living is available officially in the Republic of Ireland via Sky Digital, NTL Ireland Cable [2], and NTL Digital [3] but is also available in many other European countries via Satellite. Increasingly Living has been trying to appeal more to the Irish, launching a huge billboard ad campaign throughout the country. Sky Digital is the brand name for British Sky Broadcastings digital satellite television service, transmitted from SES Astra satellites located at 28. ... NTL Communications (Ireland) Limited is a cable television and MMDS company in the Republic of Ireland. ...


Living is broadcast on 11.739 GHz, vertically polarised at 28.2°E. It is encrypted using Videoguard. [4] VideoGuard, produced by NDS, is a digital encryption system for use with conditional access television broadcasting. ...

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reLIVINGtv

ReLivingTV was launched in 2006 on a temporary basis, and proved successful. It is an afternoon block on Sundays, where viewers are able to relive every episode of a certain show and season. It all began one Sunday in June for a morning session for viewers after the end of Charmed by repeating every episode of the eighth and final series, and since, it has had many successions with the likes of "Jade's Salon", "Just Jade", "Grey's Anatomy", "Boston Legal" and The WB's "Summerland". Although for most shows it continues on for a numerous amount of weeks until they are finished broadcasting that specific show or season, they have also started broadcasting films to break their gaps. This article is about the television series. ... Boston Legal is an American dramedy television series that began airing on ABC on October 3rd, 2004. ... Summerland can refer to two different things: The city Summerland, British Columbia Summerland, a 2004 novel by Michael Chabon Summerland, a television series ...


reLIVINGtv, was on most Sundays starting at around 3.00pm, and there was no specific ending time, so it was a case of "Miss It, and Miss Out"...


Programming

Current Programming

According to Jim is an American situation comedy television series originally broadcast by ABC. The show premiered with little publicity in October 2001, following the surprise hit comedy My Wife and Kids. ... “ANTM” redirects here. ... Australias Next Top Model is an Australian reality television program which is based on the American program of the same name which is broadcast on the Australian subscription television channel FOX8, carried by Foxtel, Optus Television, and Austar. ... This article is about an American television sitcom. ... Blood Ties is a Canadian television series based on the Blood Books by Tanya Huff. ... Blow Out was a reality television series that first premiered on the Bravo cable television network in 2004, with a second season broadcasting in 2005. ... Break with the Boss is a British television programme that aired in the UK on Living TV from November 1 2006. ... Body of Evidence is a 1993 American erotic film directed by Uli Edel and written by Brad Mirman. ... Boston Legal is an American dramedy television series that began airing on ABC on October 3rd, 2004. ... Britains Next Top Model is a UK reality television show broadcast on LIVINGtv. ... Campus Ladies is an American sitcom that premiered on Oxygen on January 8, 2006. ... Canadas Next Top Model (also abbreviated as CNTM) is a Canadian reality show in which ten women compete to win a variety of prizes. ... For other uses, see charm. ... Cheaters logo used from Season 2 through the present Cheaters logo (Season 1) For the act of cheating on a partner, see Adultery. ... Close to Home was an American crime-drama television series co-produced by Warner Bros. ... Criminal Minds is a crime drama that premiered on CBS on September 22, 2005. ... CSI: Crime Scene Investigation is a popular Alliance Atlantis/CBS police procedural television series, running since October 2000, about a team of forensic scientists. ... CSI: Miami is a spinoff of the popular CBS network series CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. ... Da Vincis Inquest is a Canadian dramatic television series, which aired on the CBC from 1998 to 2005. ... Dead Famous is a television series that challenges the paranormal world of ghost busting. ... Derek Acorahs Ghost Towns is a Living TV production which takes psychic medium Derek Acorah to various towns and cities throughout Great Britain. ... Dharma & Greg was an American television situation comedy broadcast between 1997 and 2002 on ABC. The premise of the show was a relationship between two characters regarded as cultural opposites. ... Divorce Court is a courtroom-based television program presenting stories of divorcing couples. ... Extreme Makeover:Gabriella Hetenyi edition is a television program from ABC where Gabriella volunteers to receive an extensive makeover in Sydney. ... Ghost Whisperer is an American television drama-fantasy-thriller that premiered on CBS September 23, 2005. ... This article is about the television series. ... Haunting Evidence is an American television documentary series following the travels of a psychic profiler, a medium and a paranormal investigator. ... Hotel Babylon is a BBC television drama series based on the book of the same name by Imogen Edwards-Jones and Anonymous, first shown in January 2006. ... For the episode of The Twilight Zone, see I Dream of Genie (The Twilight Zone). ... Joan of Arcadia was an American television fantasy/family drama which aired on Fridays, 8-9 p. ... This article is about Jerry Springer himself. ... This article is about the concept of justice. ... Jane Turner and Gina Riley as Kath & Kim Kath and Kim is a satirical Australian television series shown on the ABC network. ... Love, Inc. ... Mad About You is an American sitcom that aired on NBC from September 23, 1992, to May 24, 1999. ... Maurice Richard Maury Povich (born January 17, 1939 in Washington, D.C.) is an American TV talk show personality who currently hosts his self-titled talk show Maury which has earned him national recognition due to the paternity tests that are often aired. ... Melrose Place is an American primetime soap opera that ran between 1992 and 1999, created by Darren Star for the FOX network. ... Most Haunted is a British paranormal television programme based on investigating purported paranormal activity. ... Official Most Haunted logo Most Haunted is a programme based on investigating purported paranormal activity that is shown on the satellite and cable channels LIVINGtv, LIVINGtv2 and ftn, primarily for the UK market. ... Outrageous Fortune is a New Zealand television comedy/drama series, produced by South Pacific Pictures in 2005 and shown by TV3 on Tuesday nights. ... Outback Jack was a 2004 reality TV show filmed in Australia. ... Opening title card The Partridge Family was an American television sitcom about a widowed mother and her five children who traveled around in a very colorful bus to different venues to perform songs. ... Sensing Murder tells the stories of unsolved murders and all the facts known about them so far, while input from New Zealand and Australian psychics adds a further dimension to the stories. ... Showbiz Moms & Dads was a reality television show on the Bravo network. ... So You Think You Can Dance is an American dance reality show and competition that is broadcast on the Fox Network, on Fox Japan, on CTV in Canada, on Living in United Kingdom and Ireland and on Network Ten in Australia. ... The Bachelor is an American reality television dating game show that debuted in 2002 on ABC. The series has been renewed through spring 2007, titled The Bachelor: Officer and a Gentleman. ... The Bad Girls Club is a reality-based series from the Oxygen Network that debuted on December 6, 2006. ... The Biggest Loser is an NBC reality television show that began broadcasting on October 19, 2004. ... The Comeback is the term used to describe the AFC Wild Card game of January 3, 1993, between the Buffalo Bills, and the Houston Oilers. ... The Cut is a television reality show for aspiring designers hosted and sponsored by Tommy Hilfiger. ... The Divisions was a popular Lifetime television series about a team of Felony Division police officers in the San Francisco Police Department headed by Captain Kate McCafferty (Bonnie Bedelia) that includes glimpses into their personal lives as well as their professional lives. ... The Fix is an American political weblog written daily by Chris Cillizza for The Washington Post website. ... For the Hong Kong film, see The Golden Girls (1995 film). ... The L Word is a television drama series on Showtime that portrays the lives, loves and learnings of a group of lesbian and bisexual women and their friends, family and lovers in Los Angeles. ... The Nanny is a popular American situation comedy co-produced by Sternin & Fraser Ink, Inc. ... A psychic detective is a self-proclaimed psychic who uses his or her alleged paranormal powers to help law enforcement agencies solve crimes (often kidnappings and murders). ... X-Files intro from first 8 seasons The X-Files was a popular 1990s American science fiction television series created by Chris Carter. ... Threat Matrix was a 2003 American drama television series. ... Top Chef is an American reality competition show that airs on the cable television network Bravo, in which chefs compete against each other in weekly challenges. ... This article is about the Veronica Mars television series. ... Will & Grace is a popular Emmy Award winning and Golden Globe nominated American television sitcom that was originally broadcast from 1998 to 2006. ... Wonder Woman is an American television series based on the DC Comics comic book character Wonder Woman (which was co-created by William Moulton Marston and Elizabeth (Sadie) Holloway Marston). ...

Coming soon

A Country Practice was one of the longest-running Australian television drama series. ... Happy Hour was a sitcom that debuted on Fox in the United States and on CTV in Canada on September 7, 2006. ... Help Me Help You is a new comedy series which premiered on September 26, 2006 at 9:30pm on ABC in the United States and on Global in Canada. ... Private Practice is the upcoming spin-off of the award-winning popular television show, Greys Anatomy. ...

Former Programming

For other uses, see Brookside (disambiguation). ... Crosswits was a morning quiz show hosted by comedian Tom OConnor during the 1980s and 90s. ... Home and Away (commonly abbreviated to H&A) is a soap opera that has been produced in Sydney by the Seven Network since July 1987. ... For the episode of The Twilight Zone, see I Dream of Genie (The Twilight Zone). ... Class 10 September 2006 - July 2007 Michael Laight Ben Chantler David Platt Danielle Bailey Damien Mee Andy Smith Anne Louise Burke Heather Williams Michael Rutter Marlon Estevez Nathan Neighbour Katie Addyman Melanie Costello Mr Mike Genders Mrs Sandra Crossland Mrs June Simpson Mrs Teresa Stephens Mrs Lisa Dingle Mrs Debra... Ricki Lake was a daytime talk show hosted by U.S. actress Ricki Lake. ... Robert Michael Kilroy-Silk (born 19 May 1942) is a British politician and is well-known as the presenter of his former daytime television confessional talk show Kilroy. ... Ready Steady Cook is a BBC daytime TV cooking programme hosted by celebrity chef Ainsley Harriott. ... Rescue 911 logo. ... SceneOne was a general entertainment website and television channel operated by Flextech Television, now Virgin Media Television. ... Soldier Soldier was a British television drama series. ... Tempestt Bledsoe (born August 1, 1973 in Chicago, Illinois) is an American actress best known for her role as Bill Cosbys daughter and fourth child, Vanessa Huxtable, in the popular 1980s sitcom The Cosby Show. ... For other uses, see Young and Restless. ...

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