Latest TV has been awarded the licence for terrestrial TV in Brighton & Hove broadcasting from its own television studios in the city centre on Channel 8 on the Freeview platform [with slots on other platforms to be confirmed].
The channel will be delivering the latest news and sport, entertainment, documentaries, education, comedy, music, major events like Pride and Brighton Festival. It will also work with the local independent producers in the city like BTV , Electric Sky and back2back productions.
Phélim MacCafferty, Deputy Leader of Brighton and Hove City Council, said, "We are all absolutely delighted that Latest is the successful bidder for local television in Brighton and Hove. Latest has built strong and successful partnerships with many of the major organisations in the community including the council, the Albion, local radio and our city’s vibrant digital sector. We look forward to working with Latest in showcasing our diverse, creative and modern city to local people and beyond.”
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