be3 launches on Saorview

08 January 2017

Monday 9th January 2017, 7am sees the launch of be3 on Saorview. be3 replaces UTV Ireland on Saorview channel 6, and is part of the TV3 Group of channels.

be3 will be home to children's programming in the morning, and drama and chat in the afternoon. Popular programmes such as ‘Midsomer Murders’, ‘Loose Women’ and ‘Benidorm’ will also be available on be3, while there will be special news bulletins at 7pm and 10pm.

Popular dramas such as Doc Martin, Wentworth, and all new Prime Suspect 1973 will be broadcast exclusively in Ireland on be3. be3 viewers will also have a second chance to catch Coronation Street and Emmerdale. TV3 Group’s children’s programming strand, 3Kids will also be broadcast each weekday morning from 7am.

An exclusive new production entitled Aerial Ireland will premiere on be3 at 9pm on Monday, January 9th, to mark the launch of TV3 Group’s newest channel. This landmark documentary was directed and produced for the Smithsonian Channel USA by award winning filmmaker Stephen Rooke of Tile Films (Waterways, Saving the Titanic)