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Q Tv

Q
Q logo
Launched 2 October 2000[1]
Closed 3 July 2012
Owned by Box Television
(Bauer Group/Channel 4)
Audience share 0.0% (June 2012, BARB)
Slogan Q the music
Replaced by Heat
Sister channel(s) Channel 4,
Film4,
E4,
More4,
4Music,
Kerrang!,
Kiss,
Magic,
Smash Hits!,
The Box
Availability
(at time of closure)
Satellite
Sky Channel 364
TopTV (South Africa) Channel 503
Cable
Virgin Media Channel 338
Smallworld Cable Channel 361
UPC Ireland Channel 714

Q was a UK music channel based on Q Magazine, launched on 2 October 2000. It was operated by Box Television, and specialised in indie, rock and alternative.

It was available in the UK on Sky channel 364 and Virgin Media channel 338. In Ireland, it was available on UPC Ireland channel 714 and in Iceland on Síminn.[2] It is also available in South Africa on TopTV channel 503.

The channel was also called Q The Music (cue the music), which was the channel's slogan.

The channel played a wide variety of music, predominantly bands like Snow Patrol, Coldplay, and Stereophonics.

Contents

  • History 1
    • Closure 1.1
  • FHM TV 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

History

Q was launched on 2 October 2000. In common with other EMAP channels, Q was originally a jukebox channel, where music video selections made were by the viewers using premium rate phone lines; however this element was dropped in 2004.

Closure

On 3 July 2012, Q closed and was replaced with Heat, a celebrity news and music TV channel.[3]

FHM TV

For a few years, much of the prime time output of the channel was instead given over to FHM TV, based on another magazine (also by EMAP), which specialised mainly on female R&B and pop groups. However in October 2007, the FHM TV block on Q was dropped and Q regained its full hours.

References

  1. ^ Welsh, James (22 September 2000). "QTV from October 2nd". Digital Spy. Retrieved 10 June 2009. 
  2. ^ Sjónvarpsáskrift - Sjónvarp Símans - Einstaklingar | Vefur Símans
  3. ^ "Bauer axes Q TV after nearly 12 years to make way for Heat TV". Brand Republic. 23 May 2012. 

External links

  • Q TV


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