UKTV has launched its online brand UKTV for PCs and iOS. The new app is designed to give viewers easy access to the UKTV portfolio including the UK’s most watched non-PSB channel, Dave and popular entertainment channel Really.
Netflix has secured carriage on the connected TV platform YouView. As a result, YouView now offers all the major UK on demand players, which include BBC iPlayer, 4OD, ITV Player, Demand 5, Milkshake, UKTV, Quest from Discovery, NOW TV from Sky and Sky Store.
The rise of social media is beginning to have an impact on television viewing, with one in seven viewers using the medium for TV recommendations. This breaks down to 12% from Facebook and 6% from Twitter.