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Channel Five comes to Virgin's TV on demand

Completes terrestrial catch-up offering

Virgin Media has joined forces with Channel Five to make shows broadcast on the channel available through Virgin's TV-on-demand service.

Popular UK shows including 'The Gadget Show' and 'Fifth Gear' will be available, along with US drama including 'The Mentalist', 'Grey's Anatomy' and 'CSI:Miami', all of which are currently broadcast on the three channels owned by the broadcaster: Five, Fiver and Five USA.

"We're delighted to add Demand Five to our pioneering TV on demand service and to complete our offering of terrestrial TV catch-up services," said Cindy Rose, executive director of digital entertainment at Virgin Media.

The telecoms company said the new deal with Channel 5 means Virgin Media is the only TV provider to offer catch-up services from all four main terrestrial broadcasters.

Virgin Media's TV on demand library contains more than 4,600 hours of TV, film and music, including hundreds of hours in HD.

See also: Virgin 100Mb broadband launching in December


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