Sky1 HD joined Virgin Media’s line-up of High Definition channels this weekend with the cable provider promising further additions to its offerings “before year end”.
The flagship Sky channel is currently airing An Idiot Abroad, featuring the escapades of Karl Pilkington as he gets dispatched on a world tour of the Seven Wonders by the mischievous Ricky Gervais and Stephen Merchant.
Other channel highlights include Hugh Laurie’s US medial drama House, forensic crime series Bones with David Boreanaz and Stargate Universe.
Cindy Rose, executive director of digital entertainment at Virgin Media said: “As the new home of HD, our TV service features a fantastic range of the best HD channels available for no additional monthly fee, as well as a unique TV on demand service delivering over 7,500 great TV programmes and movies, including hundreds in HD. The launch of Sky 1 HD and our recent 3D on Demand launch demonstrates our commitment to making our TV service the best option for anyone looking to make the most of their home entertainment experience.”
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