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New BARB reporting channels

26 August 2003

BARB are pleased to announce that the following channels became BARB reported in July.

E4+1
On 14th July, Channel 4 launched a staggercast channel to their digital channel, E4. E4+1 will have the same programme content as E4 but is shown 1 hour later. It is broadcast daily on both the digital satellite and digital cable platforms between 2.00pm and 4.00am.

Rapture TV
This lifestyle channel, aimed at 16-34 year olds, re-launched in May 2003 and became BARB reported on 7th July. It is broadcast 24 hours a day on the digital satellite platform.

Trouble Re-load
From the Flextech stable, Trouble Re-load launched on 21st July. A staggercast channel to Trouble, programme content is exactly the same as Trouble, but shown 30 minutes later. It is broadcast daily on both the digital satellite and digital cable platforms between 7.30am and 6.00pm.

POP
POP launched at the end of May and became a BARB reported channel on 21st July. The programme content is comprised of cartoons and pop videos, children being the core audience. POP broadcasts from 6.00am to 8.00pm on the sky digital platform.