UKTV’s CEO, Darren Childs, announced today at the annual UKTV Live event, that its comedy channel Gold has commissioned the ultimate Monty Python documentary; Monty Python: The Meaning of Live.
The highly-anticipated live broadcast from the O2 of the final ever performance of the Monty Python Live (mostly): One Down Five to Go stage show, proved a ratings smash-hit for UKTV channel Gold last night with over 700,000 individuals tuning in, making it the highest ever rating commission for Gold (live viewing), and staying in Twitter’s trending topics through out the night. Stephen Hawking and Mike Myers made special appearances
The UK’s home of classic and current comedy programming, GOLD, is to unveil an updated on air identity and logo, which reflects the channel’s brand benefit of a guaranteed laugh. The change will be reflected on and off air from tomorrow, 16th July 2014.
The final Monty Python stage show is to be broadcast live on UKTV’s comedy channel GOLD as well as a five part series.
Sky TV customers can now catch up on UKTV’s pay entertainment channels Watch, Gold, Dave and Alibi via the ‘On Demand’ service.
GOLD is to air the best Only Fools and Horses episodes featuring the late Roger Lloyd Pack.
UKTV channel Gold is to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Ronnie Barker’s classic sitcom Porridge with a new documentary series.
Watch, Dave, Alibi, Really, Drama, Good Food, Home, Yesterday, Eden and Gold have all launched on Virgin Media’s Virgin TV Anywhere service, available on PC, iOS and Android mobile and tablet devices.
GOLD celebrates its 21st anniversary today, starting life as UK Gold back in 1992 its come a long way since those early days with a host of archive programming coming and going over the two decades.
UKTV has today launched its first dynamic infographic microsite to coincide with the premiere of Gold’s first original sitcom You, Me & Them.