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What to watch in UHD this September

What to watch in UHD this September


Enjoy top US dramas, nature documentaries and more like never before…

By Virgin TV Edit

What could be better than an advert-less channel packed with five-star US dramas, illuminating documentaries and more, all in jaw-dropping, eye-popping Ultra HD? Spoiler alert: nothing.


This September on Virgin TV Ultra HD is looking like a corker, with acclaimed historical drama Underground, rip-roaring comedy Loudermilk and some stunning documentaries all heading your way.


Ready for a month of top telly in awesome UHD? Then read on to discover just some of the highlights coming up on Virgin TV Ultra HD this month...



Wednesday 9 September, 9pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 999)

Sam Loudermilk (Ron Livingston) is not your average rehab counsellor. Blunt, unfiltered and a recovering alcoholic, he’s what you might call an acquired taste. Buckle up and get ready for laughs, life lessons and more in this hilarious comedy series from Peter Farrelly, the director of Dumb And Dumber and There’s Something About Mary.


Aerial Britain: Southern England

Saturday 19 September, 8.10pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 999)

Explore the incredible beauty of England’s south in this documentary shot from high above its fields, cliffs and cityscapes. Whether it’s the hustle and bustle of London, Suffolk’s stunning Framlingham Castle or any other number of historical landmarks, observe the history of the region like never before.


Africa’s Underwater Wonders

Friday 25 September, 8.10pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 999)

Did you know that more than three quarters of the Earth’s surface is covered in water? And yet our oceans still hold so much mystery. Get to know the ecology of the deep – and its strange inhabitants – in this dazzling docuseries. Episode one kicks off by investigating the South African coast.



Monday 28 September, 9pm, Virgin TV Ultra HD (CH 999)

This acclaimed US drama series tells the story of a group of African-American slaves attempting to find freedom via the Underground Railroad, a real-life secret network of routes and safe houses established during the 19th century. Starring Aldi Hodge (Hidden Figures) and Jurnee Smollett-Bell (Friday Night Lights), and with singer-songwriter John Legend among its executive producers, it’s a poignant, tense and thrilling tale of heroism in the face of adversity.


How to access the Virgin TV Ultra HD channel

You’ll find all the details explaining what you need here. Then simply press the up button on the EPG to easily access Virgin TV Ultra HD. Don’t have a UHD TV? Never fear, because you can also watch the Virgin TV Ultra HD channel through your HD TV. Lucky you!

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.

Virgin TV UHD channel: Available to Full House TV customers only. Primetime only – see channel for programming schedule each day. 4K enabled TV/device and V6 box required to watch content in UHD. Quality assumes your equipment is working at optimum standard.