A new local TV channel will give viewers something to watch out for according to channel bosses. All new Essex TV launches in mid-2016 and is already setting the social media scene on fire as it was recently a trending topic on social networking site Twitter.
Essex TV Channel will include original reality and documentary programming, local news and current affairs this all furnished together with acquired content in the form of short films, web series and feature films. The new channel is being seen as a new avenue for indie talent around the UK to spotlight their work.
A channel spokesperson was quoted as saying \’We really want to give the views something to watch out for and we want to open up a new wave of entertainment and providing opportunities for local and national businesses to get their message across\’
Broadcasting online as an IPTV operation the channel is soon expected to join the terrestrial air waves with reports of a channel in sky already being mentioned. Alin Stacescu has been confirmed as the creative director to fill up the channel with content and also highlight the next generation talent. Tim Tiernan of Hyperdrive Film Festival joins him as the operations director, Tiernan is considered the current head of the soon to launch channel.