How can I watch TalkTV? Channel and schedule
TALKTV brings viewers topical chats, exclusive interviews, plus all the news of the day.
Find out how you can tune into the UK’s most engaging television station.
How can I watch TalkTV?
TalkTV is available to all Brits – both live and on-demand – as well as to viewers across the globe.
And you can enjoy the content on all platforms, including:
The channel will be available on Virgin Media, Sky, Freeview and Freesat in the UK.
The numbers to tune in on each network are:
- Sky channel 522
- Virgin Media channel 606
- Freeview channel 237
- Freesat channel 217
TalkTV will also be available to stream via Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV, Samsung TV Plus.
TalkTV will be available via the Talk.TV website.
You can also stream the show live via YouTube.
TalkTV is available on iOS and Android apps.
What is the TalkTV schedule?
Monday – Friday schedule
- 5am – 6.30am: James Max
An early breakfast show “provides an initial insight into the day’s top stories with a whole host of experts from around the globe and across the UK.”
- 6.30am – 10am: The Julia Hartley-Brewer Breakfast Show
Hartley-Brewer will be interviewing “political heavyweights.”
- 10am – 1pm: The Independent Republic of Mike Graham
Mike Graham “tears his way through the morning newspapers.”
- 1pm – 4pm: Ian Collins
TalkRADIO host, Ian Collins, follows with a similar mix of interviews and calls from the public.
Vanessa Feltz guides you through the big stories of the day from the world of politics, current affairs and showbiz. Plus big names, exclusive interviews, and your thoughts on what’s got the nation talking.
- 7pm – 8pm: Jeremy Kyle
Kyle’s show will “pack a punch with fiery political panel debates, all the latest from Parliament, and exclusive interviews with big-name celebrities.”
- 8pm – 9pm: Piers Morgan Uncensored (Monday – Thursday), Piers Morgan Uncensored Best Of (Friday)
Morgan presents his verdict on the day’s global events with an hour of debate and straight-talking interviews with leading figures.
Sharon Osbourne will host a panel of opinionated famous faces from the worlds of politics, showbiz, business and current affairs for debate.
- 10pm – 1am: Late nights on Talk TV (Monday – Wednesday), The James Whale Show (Thursday – Friday)
From Thursday till Friday, James Whale will provide some final reactions to the biggest stories of the day.
While GB News pundit Daisy McAndrew will anchor the show Monday to Wednesday taking over the same time slot.
Saturday – Sunday schedule
- 5am -7am: Early mornings
- 7am -10am: Claudia Liza and David Bull
- 10am – 1pm: Peter Cardwell (Saturdays), Richard Tice (Sundays)
Former Conservative adviser, Peter Cardwell, will bring the latest news from Parliament, featuring exclusive interviews.
A former MEP and current leader of the Reform party, Richard Tice will “examine the state of the nation” in his Sunday slot.
- 1pm – 4pm: Trisha Goddard
Daytime TV icon Trisha Goddard will take a look at the week’s leading stories and give her opinions on the “biggest social dilemmas making the news.”
- 4pm – 7pm: Nick de Bois (Saturday), Kevin O’Sullivan (Sunday)
Nick de Bois, a former Tory MP, will host debates and take calls on Saturday. Fleet Street veteran and talkRADIO host O’Sullivan will continue the debate on Sunday.
- 7pm – 10pm: Mike Graham & Kevin O’Sullivan (Saturday), The Sunday Night Club with Mark Saggers (Sunday)
Graham and O’Sullivan will bring more of the same on Saturday night, while Mark Saggers will change the focus to sport on Sunday.
- 10pm – 12am: The James Whale Show (Saturday), The Unexplained with Howard Hughes (Sunday)
Whale’s show will follow his mid-week format. Howard Hughes will be investigating the supernatural “from ghosts to Big Foot”.
- 12am – 1am: The James Whale Show
- 1am – 5am: Overnights
When did TalkTV launch?
TalkTV launched back on April 25, 2022.
The channel is a venture for News UK.
There are hourly news bulletins, sports and entertainment shows, as well as current affairs, debates, opinions and documentaries.
It uses talent from existing brands – The Sun, talkRADIO, talkSPORT, Virgin Radio, Times Radio, The Times and The Sunday Times – as well as exciting new faces.
Telly powerhouse Piers Morgan was one of the first names to be announced.
He signed a global deal that’s a “bigger comeback than Cristiano Ronaldo” to front the new weeknight show.
The former Sun journalist is also presenting a series of True Crime documentaries and has a regular column in The Sun.
Rebekah Brooks, Chief Executive of News UK, said at the time: “We are committed to providing choice for television and streaming viewers and bringing the best of our journalism to the screen.
“Taking advantage of modern technology, we can produce high quality shows at low cost.”