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UKTV announces Blighty launch date

UKTV People will launch as Blighty on February 17, continuing the broadcaster's rebrand to future-proof its business. Following the rebrand of UKTV's entertainment portfolio as Dave, G.O.L.D., Watch and Alibi, the revamped channel will celebrate Britain and all its quirks and complexities with programs such as Who Do You Think You Are? and Louis Theroux Meets.... Eden launches on January 26th and UKTV History will rebrand to Yesterday later in March. For more information see the release.
January 27, 2009

UKTV People will launch as Blighty on February 17, continuing the broadcaster’s rebrand to future-proof its business. Following the rebrand of UKTV’s entertainment portfolio as Dave, G.O.L.D., Watch and Alibi, the revamped channel will celebrate Britain and all its quirks and complexities with programs such as Who Do You Think You Are? and Louis Theroux Meets…. UKTV Documentary launched as Eden on January 26th and UKTV History will rebrand to Yesterday later in March. For more information see the release.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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