Clubland TV

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Clubland TV
Clubland TV logo
Launched28 January 2008
Owned byAll Around the World Productions
Picture format16:9 SDTV
Audience share0.03% (April 2017 (2017-04), BARB)
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageEnglish
Sister channel(s)Now 80s
Now 90s
Total Country
Websiteaatw.com
Availability
Terrestrial
Freeview
(Manchester only)
Channel 91
Satellite
SkyChannel 372
Astra 2G11553 H 22000 5/6
Cable
Virgin MediaChannel 345
Streaming media
TVPlayerWatch live (UK only)

Clubland TV is a British electronic dance music TV channel broadcasting on Sky channel 372 and Virgin Media channel 345 in the United Kingdom. It is based from the Clubland compilation albums. Clubland TV airs various sub-genres of dance music, such as dance, EDM, electronic, techno, trance, eurodance, house, remixes, garage, K-pop & dance-pop

History[edit]

The channel launched on 28 January 2008, and was broadcast on Sky channel 378 until 4 August 2008 when it moved up the EPG to Sky 383 along with the other music channels as part of Sky's EPG reshuffle to free space for Sky Movies' HD channels.

As of March 2008, the channel had five times the viewing ratings than its main competition MTV Dance.[1] As of May 2014, the channel still dominates the ratings over its main rival MTV Dance.

The channel was initially run in partnership with Mushroom TV Ltd, former operator of Channel AKA and Starz TV, as this company had an established system for the operation of viewer-voted music channels. On 17 February 2010 Clubland's broadcasting was changed to a brand new, bespoke playout facility. The text number for song voting changed as did some song voting codes, and the channel is now broadcast in 16:9 widescreen format (having been in 4:3 during the Mushroom era.) The channel is now solely controlled (including all playout and technical support services) by the team behind the highly successful Clubland compilation album series.[2]

From January 2014 the channel has been available to stream on smartphones and tablets via TVPlayer. From July 2014 Clubland TV has its own app available on the Google Play Store for Android devices and the App Store for Apple devices where viewers can request videos to be played on the channel.

On 30 April 2015, as part of a music reshuffle on Freesat, Clubland TV was removed from Freesat channel 510, at the request of its operators. It returned along with its sister channels on 1 October 2015 (but was removed on 14 September 2016 along with Chilled TV).

On 12 January 2016, Clubland TV joined Virgin Media on channel 345. It is featured with sister channels Channel AKA, Now Music and Chilled TV.

In August 2016, the channel got a licence to launch on Freeview. It launched on 6 September 2016, in Manchester only.

On 9 September 2016, Clubland TV launched new on screen graphics. It is one of the few U.K. music channels to feature an on-screen clock informing viewers of the current time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 5 times more powerful! Archived 2008-10-16 at the Wayback Machine. EngineCreative.co.uk
  2. ^ "All Around The World launches Planet Pop music TV channel". MusicWeek. Retrieved 23 March 2013.

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