Jan 312018
 

VIVA music channel closes

The UK version of music channel VIVA has closed.

VIVA had been available free-to-air on Freesat 511 and Freeview 57 as well as on Sky 353 and Virgin Media 317.

The channel has been replaced with “pop-up pay” TV channel MTV Love.

The VIVA UK website now redirects to MTV.

Originally launched in 2009 as a replacement for music channel TMF, the format of the channel changed in April 2015 when VIVA became an all-music channel, ditching evening entertainment programmes.

Viva owner Viacom never made any official announcement about the future of VIVA

Jan 312018
 

VIVA music channel closes

The UK version of music channel VIVA has closed.

VIVA had been available free-to-air on Freesat 511 and Freeview 57 as well as on Sky 353 and Virgin Media 317.

The channel has been replaced with “pop-up pay” TV channel MTV Love.

The VIVA UK website now redirects to MTV.

Originally launched in 2009 as a replacement for music channel TMF, the format of the channel changed in April 2015 when VIVA became an all-music channel, ditching evening entertainment programmes.

Viva owner Viacom never made any official announcement about the future of VIVA