Virgin Media adds TCM and Cartoon Network HD channels

Virgin Media has announced the launch of TCM HD and Cartoon Network HD, as well as TCM 2, on its cable TV platform.

The new line-up of Turner Broadcasting channels will host classic and contemporary movies such as An Affair to Remember, Thomas Crown Affair, 300, The Fugitive, The Matrix and In Her Shoes. TCM HD will also be showing series for the first time in native HD which will include, Band of Brothers, Deadwood (S3), Hell on Wheels (S2) and Wild Boys (S1).

Cartoon Network will host shows such as Ben 10, Adventure Time, The Amazing World of Gumball and Star Wars: The Clone Wars in HD.

Anthony Lukom, Turner UK general manager and managing director said: “It’s fantastic news that Virgin Media customers now have the opportunity to watch TCM’s vast library of films and first run cinematic series such as Hell on Wheels and Wild Boys, as well as Cartoon Network’s much loved kids’ shows in HD quality format. This is another exciting step in our network’s continuing evolution, giving our growing audiences outstanding viewer experiences.”

Richard Wheeler, head of content acquisition at Virgin Media added: “With half-term and major movie events like the Oscars just around the corner there’s plenty of action and entertainment for all the family on Virgin Media TV in HD.”

DTG Staff  |  17.01.2013

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