Virgin TV XL

XL is the largest of the 3 Virgin TV packages, with over 160 channels to choose from and is the package you need to be on to get the new Virgin TiVo service. It includes TV Choice On Demand which gives you access to thousands of hours of great archive TV and the V HD Box is free too, with the option to upgrade that to a V+HD Box for a one-off fee of £49.95. You can also add extras like Sky Sports or Movies from £14.50 per month.

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Details of the Virgin TV XL package

TV XL in HD

You can choose to have the package in HD by taking a V+HD box instead of the V HD box, which will cost you £49.95 as a one-off fee but doesn't incur any extra monthly charge with XL (HD costs £5 per month extra with M+ and L). There are currently 19 HD channels available in XL including Sky1, Sky Living, Discovery and Comedy Central.

Virgin TV On Demand

7 day catch up TV from the BBC iPlayer, ITV, Channel 4 and Five is included with all Virgin TV packages. Sizes L and XL also come with TV Choice On Demand, which is made up of the best series from Channel 4, the BBC, ITV, Warner Bros, NBC, MTV and Living, available for you to watch whenever you like - a whole series back to back, or one episode at a time, just like having the box set. Many of them are available in HD including House, Heroes and 30 Rock.

Virgin Media's music on demand offers music videos which are normally charged from 20p per play but are included with the XL package. Movies on demand start at £0.99 per movie with a selection of Bollywood films from £2.00 a go.

Channels in TV XL

  • ITV HD
  • ITV +1
  • ITV2
  • ITV2 +1
  • ITV3
  • ITV4
  • Dave
  • Dave ja vu
  • Challenge
  • Challenge +1
  • Channel 4 HD
  • Channel 4 +1
  • E4
  • E4 +1
  • More4
  • Channel 5 HD
  • 5 +1
  • 5USA
  • 5USA +1
  • ITV3 +1
  • ITV4 +1
  • Quest
  • Pick TV
  • BBC HD
  • Yesterday
  • Community Channel
  • VTV Music On Demand
  • Viva
  • 4Music
  • Film4
  • At the Races
  • BBC News
  • Sky News
  • CNN International
  • BBC Parliament
  • CNBC Europe
  • CBBC
  • CBeebies
  • CITV
  • QVC
  • price-drop tv
  • Best Direct
  • bid tv
  • speed auction tv
  • Ideal World
  • Gems TV
  • Jewellery Maker
  • MATV
  • Sky Living
  • Sky Living +1
  • Sky1
  • Sky2
  • GOLD
  • Current TV
  • Sky Living Loves
  • Universal Channel
  • Discovery Channel
  • Home
  • Discovery Real Time
  • Movies 24
  • Film4 HD
  • Sky Sports News
  • British Eurosport
  • British Eurosport 2
  • Bloomberg Television
  • Euronews
  • Sky Livingit
  • Watch
  • GOLD +1
  • Alibi
  • Comedy Central
  • Syfy
  • E!
  • Sky Livingit +1
  • Universal Channel +1
  • DMAX
  • True Entertainment
  • Blighty
  • Eden
  • Discovery Channel +1
  • Animal Planet
  • Discovery History
  • Discovery Science
  • Home +1
  • Really
  • Discovery Real Time +1
  • Discovery Shed
  • Discovery Home & Health
  • God Channel
  • Sky Arts 1
  • MTV
  • MTV Base
  • MTV Hits
  • VH1
  • Kiss
  • Magic
  • TCM
  • Movies 24 +
  • True Movies 1
  • Film4 +1
  • Extreme Sports Channel
  • Cartoon Network
  • Cartoonito
  • Nickelodeon
  • Nicktoons
  • Boomerang
  • Tiny Pop
  • Sky Living HD
  • Sky1 HD
  • Watch +1
  • Alibi +1
  • Comedy Central HD
  • Comedy Central +1
  • E4 HD
  • CBS Reality
  • Horror Channel
  • FX
  • FX HD
  • Diva TV
  • Syfy HD
  • Syfy +1
  • Comedy Central Extra
  • Discovery HD
  • Discovery Turbo
  • Nat Geo Wild
  • National Geographic Channel
  • National Geographic Channel +1
  • National Geographic Channel HD
  • History
  • Military History
  • Crime & Investigation Network
  • Bio.
  • Discovery Travel & Living
  • Sky Arts 2
  • MTVNHD
  • MTV Dance
  • MTV Rocks
  • The Box
  • Smash Hits!
  • Q
  • Kerrang!
  • Eurosport HD
  • ESPN Classic
  • LFC TV
  • Motors TV
  • Cartoon Network Too
  • Disney XD
  • Disney XD +1
  • Nick Replay
  • Nick Jr.
  • Nick Jr. 2
  • Disney Channel
  • Disney Channel +1
  • Playhouse Disney
  • Boomerang +1
  • TV5MONDE Europe
  • ESPN
  • ESPN HD
  • ESPN America

Package Costs

TV XL costs £24.50 a month when taken with a Virgin phoneline which costs £12.99 a month (18 month contract), or £30.50 a month without (12 month contract).