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Virgin Central
Launched 20 February 2007
Closed 11 March 2010
Owned by Virgin Media Television
Picture format 576i (SDTV) and programme picture
Slogan Press red, sit back, enjoy!
Country United Kingdom
Sister channel(s) Virgin1
Website Virgin Central
Virgin Media Channel 118

Virgin Central was a television channel from Virgin Media Television, promoting video-on-demand content.[1] The service was launched on the Virgin Media cable television platform on 20 February 2007.[1] Viewers press the red button on their remote controls and are presented with a list of television series, episodes of which they can watch at any time they like during the week.[1] The programmes are all free to watch, and do not have any adverts in them. The viewer can also use their remote control to pause, fast forward, rewind and stop the programme at any time.[1]

The service currently features shows from distributors such as the BBC, Buena Vista and Alliance Atlantis.[2]

Virgin Central 2 was added to Virgin Media channel 120 on 1 March 2007, replacing Sky One, the channel was removed on 11 December 2007 to make way for VTV Music On Demand. Virgin Central ceased broadcasting on Virgin Media channel 118 on 11 March 2010 and replaced with an information slate informing viewers that content remains available through More Free TV On Demand. The information slate was removed on 16 March 2010.



Launch Programmes

The programmes available for the launch of Virgin Central were:

Previous Programmes

Current programmes

As of April 09:


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