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Starz TV

This article is about the UK music video channel. For the American movie channel, see Starz (TV channel). For other uses, see Starz (disambiguation).
Starz TV
Starz Tv Logo March 2009–Present
Launched 2009
Owned by Cloud Television One Limited
Audience share ~0.0% (November 2012, BARB)
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Broadcast area United Kingdom & Ireland
Formerly called Fizz (2003–2009)
Sister channel(s) Channel AKA
Greatest Hits TV
Sky Channel 371
Eutelsat 28A 11344 V 27500 2/3

Starz (formerly Fizz TV) is a digital satellite TV channel, owned by Cloud Television One Limited. It is available through Sky within the United Kingdom and Ireland on channel 371.

The output of the station is music videos from a range of genres that are currently popular in the charts. This is unlike its sister channel Channel AKA, which is more focused on Grime and UK hip hop. The channel also has a heavy interactive texting element, through the viewers being able to send in text messages and pictures to show on screen. After 10pm, Starz TV broadcasts Full on Starz where viewers are allowed to send in explicit pictures and the channel is allowed to play explicit videos.

The parent company of Channel U and Fizz TV went into voluntary liquidation at the beginning of February 2009, before being purchased by Mushroom TV. When purchasing the two channels, Mushroom TV agreed that Channel U and Fizz TV should be rebranded. The two channels were rebranded as Channel AKA and Starz TV on 16 March 2009.

On 22 June 2012, Mushroom TV entered liquidation.[1] Ofcom's television broadcast licensing update for May 2012, indicates that Starz TV was sold to Cloud Television One Limited.[2]

Former logos



External links

  • Official website

Template:Music television in the United Kingdom

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