Channel M

Channel M Television
Channel M was a regional television station, serving Greater Manchester.wikipedia
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Guardian Media Group

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The station, originally known as Manchester Student Television, was owned and operated by the GMG Regional Media division of Guardian Media Group.
The division's local television station for Greater Manchester, Channel M, and two newspapers in Woking were not included in the sale.

Chris Sievey

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Up until May 2009, GMG also produced highly acclaimed entertainment output including the weekly entertainment round-up City Life, the comedy talk-show Frank Sidebottom's Proper Telly Show and regular music coverage.
Later, he presented Frank Sidebottom's Proper Telly Show in B/W for the Manchester-based television station Channel M.

Greater Manchester

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Channel M was a regional television station, serving Greater Manchester. In 2004 Channel M launched on the NTL (now part of Virgin Media) digital cable platform, around Greater Manchester, mid-Lancashire and Cheshire.
A local television station for Greater Manchester, Channel M, was launched in February 2000, carrying a wide range of local programming, including news, sport and entertainment programming.

Tony Wilson

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Former BBC Radio Manchester host, Granada presenter and Factory Records boss Tony Wilson was due to present a Friday evening music and entertainment show called The New Friday, produced by former Granada producer and BBC Radio Manchester host Eamonn O'Neill.
His final music TV show was filmed in December 2006 for Manchester's Channel M.

Channel M News

Channel M Lunchtime News
Channel M News was a regional television news service covering the ten boroughs of Greater Manchester, North West England produced by Channel M, partly in conjunction with the Manchester Evening News.

Channel M Breakfast

The cutbacks also affected the station's three-hour breakfast programme Channel M Breakfast, which had been airing on weekdays since 16 April 2007.
Channel M Breakfast is a regional breakfast television programme, produced by the Greater Manchester local television station, Channel M.

The Homesmine

The Homesmine is a weekly regional property show broadcast on the Greater Manchester television station, Channel M.

Life as I Know It

The series was created by Robyn Forsythe and Bethany Minors, and produced by Matthew Duggan and Robyn Forsythe and premiered on Channel M on 15 May 2010 with episodes airing every Saturday at 9:30pm for the following eight weeks with repeats throughout the week at 11pm.

Andy Crane

which launched on Monday 13 July 2009, broadcast on weekdays between 4pm & 7pm and presented by chief news anchor Andy Crane alongside a rotating team of sports and features presenters.
In following years, Crane presented radio programmes, breaking to present Channel M Today, the local news programme for Manchester-based Channel M, for which he received the Best Regional Presenter award at the Royal Television Society North West Awards 2009.

Code XIII

Code XIII is a regional rugby league programme on Channel M, and was originally presented by Barney, the presenter of Channel M's boxing programme Seconds Out.

Restricted Service Licence

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Originally an RSL station, Channel M was primarily available free-to-air on terrestrial in parts of Greater Manchester.

Free-to-air

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Originally an RSL station, Channel M was primarily available free-to-air on terrestrial in parts of Greater Manchester.

Virgin Media

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In 2004 Channel M launched on the NTL (now part of Virgin Media) digital cable platform, around Greater Manchester, mid-Lancashire and Cheshire.

Lancashire

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In 2004 Channel M launched on the NTL (now part of Virgin Media) digital cable platform, around Greater Manchester, mid-Lancashire and Cheshire.

Cheshire

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In 2004 Channel M launched on the NTL (now part of Virgin Media) digital cable platform, around Greater Manchester, mid-Lancashire and Cheshire.

Astra 28.2°E

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In April 2006 Channel M launched on digital satellite, the first RSL channel to be do so, where it was broadcast free-to-air across Western Europe from Astra 28.2°E and was available on Sky.

Sky UK

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In April 2006 Channel M launched on digital satellite, the first RSL channel to be do so, where it was broadcast free-to-air across Western Europe from Astra 28.2°E and was available on Sky.

Ofcom

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In January 2009, the broadcasting regulator OFCOM announced that Channel M would receive a licence to broadcast on Freeview after digital switchover.

Freeview (UK)

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In January 2009, the broadcasting regulator OFCOM announced that Channel M would receive a licence to broadcast on Freeview after digital switchover.

Analog television

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On 2 December 2009, Channel M ceased broadcasting on analogue terrestrial television UHF channel 39 (615 MHz) as part of the digital switchover.

Digital terrestrial television in the United Kingdom

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On 2 December 2009, Channel M ceased broadcasting on analogue terrestrial television UHF channel 39 (615 MHz) as part of the digital switchover.

CHUM Limited

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Originally, the main sources of programming were CHUM, Euronews, Channel M's own in-house productions and the University of Salford.

Euronews

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Originally, the main sources of programming were CHUM, Euronews, Channel M's own in-house productions and the University of Salford.

University of Salford

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Originally, the main sources of programming were CHUM, Euronews, Channel M's own in-house productions and the University of Salford.

Canada

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The Canadian-sourced output was gradually replaced by in-house Channel M Productions as the station invested and developed more local programming, particularly following the station's launch on digital satellite services in April 2006.