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L!VE TV L!VE TV was a British television station that was operated by MGN on cable television from 15 June 1995 - 5 November 1999. It was later revived for Sky Digital from 2003.  has got even more to celebrate this week - the fun-packed channel is the new number one cable station, according to according to
1. As stated or indicated by; on the authority of: according to historians.

2. In keeping with: according to instructions.

 the latest audience research.

L!VE's audience has doubled in the last year to nearly four million adults and more people are watching the channel than ever before.

The channel's winning formula of fun, entertainment and news includes shows such as Fate & Fortune, The Fashion Show and The Sex Show. Cheeky late-night Topless Darts has guaranteed the channel is way out in front while The Weather in Norwegian brings a ray of sunshine to viewers up and down the country.

Tune in today to find out why L!VE TV is such a turn-on for viewers. L!VE has been on air for two years and has never been far from the headlines.

June 12, 1995: L!VE TV, Britain's first national L!VE cable-exclusive channel goes live to 90 per cent of the UK's 860,000 cabled customers.

October 1995: L!VE TV wins exclusive UK rights to televise tel·e·vise  
tr. & intr.v. tel·e·vised, tel·e·vis·ing, tel·e·vis·es
To broadcast or be broadcast by television.

[Back-formation from television.
 the Rugby League World
For the rugby union magazine of similar title, see Rugby World

Rugby League World is a dedicated rugby league magazine published monthly in the United Kingdom.

November 1995: Britain's Birmingham L!VE was launched - L!VE's first local city station.

December 1995: Westminster L!VE launches covering news, entertainment and sporting events in the heart of London.

January 1996: L!VE TV makes the front page of the Wall Street Journal when Topless Darts hits the screen for the first time.

January 1996: News Bunny News Bunny (1996-1999) was station mascot, and creation of the short-lived UK TV Station L!VE TV, under its publicity-seeking boss Kelvin MacKenzie.

The basic premise was that during news bulletins, an extra dressed as a giant rabbit would stand behind the news presenter,
 joins L!VE TV's team.

March 1996: L!VE TV hits back at pay-per-view TV by staging a reconstruction of the Bruno v Tyson fight using lookalike boxers.

March 1996: The Queen complains about an ad for L!VE TV's Fate & Fortune show which features Charles and Di's famous balcony kiss - with Gazza standing in for Prince Charles Noun 1. Prince Charles - the eldest son of Elizabeth II and heir to the English throne (born in 1948)

April 1996: L!VE TV introduces weather in Norwegian - with English subtitles.

June 1996: Cable subscriptions almost double since L!VE went on air a year ago - 1.416 million household are now connected to cable.

September 1996: L!VE TV shows Newcastle United's UEFA UEFA Union of European Football Associations

UEFA n abbr (= Union of European Football Associations) → U.E.F.A.
 cup second leg game against Halstads after the BBC BBC
 in full British Broadcasting Corp.

Publicly financed broadcasting system in Britain. A private company at its founding in 1922, it was replaced by a public corporation under royal charter in 1927.
 decide not to show it.

October 1996: Liverpool L!VE launches with exclusive coverage of Liverpool's second round European Cup Winner's Cup tie against Swiss team Sion.

December 1996: Merseyside viewers vote Liverpool L!VE their favourite local cable TV station.

January 1997: Edinburgh L!VE launches.

May 1997: Manchester L!VE launches.

June 1997: 1.82 million households are now connected to cable - that means more than four million viewers can enjoy L!VE TV.

June 1997: L!VE TV becomes first broadcaster ever to back a football team in historic sponsorship deal with Millwall FC.
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Publication:The Mirror (London, England)
Date:Jun 12, 1997
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