Gold (Australian TV channel)

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Gold/Gold 2
Gold TV Channel Logo.png
Launched 1 May 2012
Network WIN Television
Owned by WIN Corporation
Picture format anamorphic 576i (SDTV)
Slogan Go for Gold
Country Australia
Language English
Formerly called WIN Gold (1–5 May 2012)
Sister channel(s) WIN
Website wintv.com.au/page/gold
Availability
Freeview WIN regional (virtual) 82 and 84
Satellite
VAST (virtual) 82 and 84

Gold is an Australian advertorial datacasting channel that launched on 1 May 2012 by WIN Corporation.[1] It is available to homes in regional WIN Television viewing areas on virtual channel 84.[2] The channel broadcasts mostly infomercials, as well as education, lifestyle and community programming.

History[edit]

Gold 2 logo

On 26 April 2012, a test broadcast commenced on virtual channel 84 with the channel name "TBA". On 30 April 2012, the broadcast changed to a screen informing viewers that "WIN Gold" would commence on 1 May 2012. The channel launched at 6am and was initially branded as "WIN Gold", until it was changed to simply "Gold" on 5 May 2012. WIN launched a second datacast channel on 13 July 2013, with Gold 2 on virtual channel 82 or 92.[3]

Programming[edit]

Besides infomercials, segments of programs from WIN Television are shown on the channel, including;

References[edit]

  1. ^ Knox, David (1 May 2012). "WIN Gold launches on Channel 84". TV Tonight. Retrieved 3 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "About Us – Gold 2/Gold". WIN Television. Retrieved 25 November 2013. 
  3. ^ Knox, David (13 July 2013). "WIN launches Gold 2". TV Tonight. Retrieved 13 July 2013.