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Get stuck into even more new themed channels, on us

Get stuck into even more new themed channels, on us

Got Stream from Virgin Media, Virgin TV 360 or a Virgin TV V6 box (powered by TiVo®)? Get stuck into loads more themed streaming channels, on the house

By Virgin TV Edit

Ready to boost your sofa sessions? It’s on. We’re bulking up your TV guide with even more themed streaming channels, chock-full of the very best genres and shows. The best part? It’s on us.


Virgin TV brilliantly brings together the shows you love, so that’s why we’re giving you 11 extra themed channels as part of your Virgin TV package. Immerse yourself in your favourite genres or get lost in round-the-clock episodes of hit TV shows. Perfect if you know what you like and don’t fancy searching far and wide to find it.


Want to know more about your 11 new themed channels, plus where to find them? Scroll on.


How do I access themed channels on Virgin TV?

Our new streaming channels will appear in your Virgin TV Guide with their channel logo and a description. From there, you can dive into the one that interests you.


If you have Virgin TV 360 or Stream, your channel will launch automatically after a couple of seconds. You can return to the TV Guide by pressing Back or another exit button. Customers with our V6 box should press the Red button. As these channels are streamed channels, they cannot be recorded, rewound or paused.


What are my extra themed channels on Virgin TV?

Kick back and dive into great telly, at your fingertips. Here’s what’s new.


UKTV Play Uncovered

Find UKTV Play Uncovered on CH 227

Explore the extraordinary, from the battlefield to the home front, ancient monoliths to modern myths, with shows like Abandoned Engineering and Forbidden History.


UKTV Play Heroes

Find UKTV Play Heroes on CH 228

Join frontline medics and police at life’s most dramatic moments, with everyday heroism on show in series like Emma Willis: Delivering Babies and Special Ops: Crime Squad.


UKTV Play Full Throttle

Find UKTV Play Full Throttle on CH 229

Take to the skies, the tracks or the road, in shows packed with planes, trains, cars and more. Featuring the likes of Bangers & Cash and The Architecture The Railways Built.


History Hunters

Find History Hunters on CH 234

Britain’s historians and celebrities, including Tony Robinson, Alice Roberts, Al Murray and Ross Kemp, uncover the secrets of our past in shows like Shipwreck Treasure Hunter and Digging For Britain.


Deal Masters

Find Deal Masters on CH 254

Follow TV’s best wheeler-dealers who use their knowledge and haggling prowess to turn a tidy profit, with shows including Flipping Bangers and Dickinson’s Real Deal.


Real Crime

Find Real Crime on CH 237

Crime, justice, law and order – this is the perfect place to get your true crime fix. Featuring all kinds of documentaries about killers, kidnappers, thefts and fraud, including Great Crimes And Trials, Killing John Lennon and Prosecutors.


Real Life

Find Real Life on CH 238

From home and lifestyle shows to documentaries, this is the channel that inspires you with home renovations, DIY, decorating, cooking, travel and more. Plus, Matchmaking Mondays begin from May Day Bank Holiday Monday with Matched.


UKTV Play Laughs

Find UKTV Play Laughs on CH 241

Comedy lovers can sit back, relax and lose themselves in the lighter side of life. Shows include Mel Giedroyc: Unforgivable and Comedians Giving Lectures.



Find ZenLIFE on CH 298

Check out this rich wellness music collection spanning genres such as Spa, Zen, Healing and Meditation. The perfect way to start your day or unwind in the evening.


Qello Concerts

Find Qello Concerts on CH 299

Qello Concerts by Stingray presents legendary full-length concert films and riveting documentaries featuring all the artists viewers love.


TRACE Sport Stars

Find TRACE Sport Stars on CH 557

TRACE Sport Stars is the first channel exclusively dedicated to sports celebrities with unique, in-depth and intimate behind-the-scenes access to the world’s best athletes.


Want to know more about the channels you can get?

Don’t forget to visit your channel guide. Customers with a V6 box can find their guide here, customers with Virgin TV 360 can find their guide here, while Stream customers can find their channel guide here.

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TV channels: Channels, content and features available depend on your chosen package. Channel line-ups and content are subject to change at any time and to regional variations.

HD: HD TV set, V HD Box, TiVo box or Virgin TV V6 connected with HDMI cables required for HD channels. Number of inclusive HD channels depends on package.

Image credits

Emma Willis Delivering Babies © UKTV / Sarah Brick

Comedians Giving Lectures © UKTV / Ellis O'Brien

Bangers And Cash © UKTV / Nick Eagle

Abandoned Engineering © Like A Shot