News UK to launch new channel ‘talkTV’

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News UK today announced it is to launch a new channel called talkTV in early 2022.

The channel will be streamed live and made widely available on all platforms including linear TV and OTT with content available across social media as well as News UK’s own broad inventory of websites and apps.

talkTV will offer a mix of programming from News UK’s stable of household brands.

There will be proper hourly news bulletins, sports and entertainment shows as well as current affairs, debate, opinion and documentaries.

“We are committed to providing choice for television and streaming viewers and bringing the best of our journalism to the screen,” said Rebekah Brooks, Chief Executive of News UK.

“Taking advantage of modern technology, we can produce high quality shows at low cost.”

The channel will broadcast from studios within The News Building in Central London.

Posted on Thursday 16 September 2021
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