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Bravo 2
Bravo 2 logo
Launched 2 March 2006
Owned by Virgin Media Television
Picture format 16:9, 576i (SDTV)
Audience share 0.1% (July 2009, [1])
Formerly called Player (until September 2006)
Sister channel(s) Bravo, Bravo +1
Sky Digital Channel 153
Virgin Media Channel 138

Bravo 2 is a British TV channel that launched as Player on 2 March 2006. It originally replaced the Player late night slot on Challenge.

On 28 September 2006, Player relaunched as Bravo 2 and became a sister channel of Bravo.



The channel's content consists of gambling and sports programmes. The ident for Player was the same as that of the original slot, except with yellow colouring and without the famous club p. The World Poker Tour will still continue to be shown on Challenge but no longer under any slot. Bravo 2 also shows Adult Swim every weekday from 5pm-6pm and 12am-1am.

As Player, Bravo 2 added exclusive coverage of the FIA GT Championship to its portfolio of sports events. The channel also carries a limited amount of Serie A matches under the production of Bravo.

From January 2007 Bravo 2 started broadcasting Total Nonstop Action Wrestling programming and was the only channel in the UK which has the exclusive rights for TNA Wrestling Programming which consists of a two day delay for the American broadcast TNA weekly show "TNA Impact!" and a three day delay for the TNA Monthly Pay Per Views.[1] Since 5 January 2008 TNA Impact! was moved to Bravo, with replays of the show on Bravo 2.[2] Bravo's original contract for TNA Wrestling Programming was an 18 month contract and was distributed by RDA TV, and the deal was extended on 1 July 2008 for another 18 months which was once again negotiated by RDA TV.[3]


Bravo 2 is available on Sky Digital and Virgin Media.



Current Programming

Former Programming

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