UKTV appoints two new channel heads

Moreton to top Watch, Hornsey has Alibi

LONDON -- UKTV, the Virgin Media/BBC joint family of channels, has appointed Paul Moreton as channel head of its new entertainment channel Watch, due to launch in October.

Moreton is currently channel head of UKTV Gold and UKTV Drama and will continue to look after Gold when it launches in its new incarnation as a dedicated comedy channel.

UKTV added that Steve Hornsey has been promoted from deputy editor of UKTV Gold and UKTV Drama to channel head of Alibi, a re-vamp of UKTV Drama, which is dedicated exclusively to crime content.