Channel Closing: TalkTV to close - Freesat Spares

Channel Closing: TalkTV to close

News and opinion channel TalkTV is to go online-only after less than two years on air. However, the audio feed of the channel will continue to be broadcast on DAB.

  • Move follows Pier Morgan’s announcement that he would be leaving his TalkTV show
  • TalkTV launched on top of TalkRadio in 2022, replacing TalkRadio’s visual online feed. Now TalkTV will effectively revert back to its online and audio roots
  • Uncertainty over Talk-branded local channels in parts of England and Wales.

TalkTV will be leaving Freeview, Freesat, Sky and Virgin Media this summer as the broadcaster scales down its distribution on favour of an online-only presence.

The channel has suffered from zero ratings and its key primetime show featuring Piers Morgan is to end.


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