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November 2016:

Trek 2000 Corporation remains in partnership with Big Centre TV station, which is now known as Made in Birmingham. This is a new development and more news will follow. Our local TVTruck studio has suffered a significant loss in that our partner Rob Wurzer passed away on November 4, 2016, and everyone will miss Rob.   

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NEWS ANNOUNCEMENT Final - 8 November 2016

MADE IN BIRMINGHAM UNVEILS NEW PROGRAMMING LINE-UP AHEAD OF OFFICIAL LAUNCH AT 6 PM THIS EVENING

Made in Birmingham, the new, dedicated television channel for the West Midlands has unveiled its launch line-up of programming, ahead of going live at 6 pm this evening - Tuesday 8 November 2016.

Made in Birmingham’s inaugural show will be the live, home-grown city news programme, ‘#BirminghamNews’. The show will be presented by local news anchor, Mike Prince featuring the biggest stories to get the West Midlands talking every weekday at 6 pm and 9 pm.

#BirminghamNews will be followed by Made in Birmingham’s nightly magazine show, ‘The Lowdown Birmingham’. Local residents, George Hancorn, Taffy Mushipe, and Richard Gullick, will bring the latest music and events, culture and activities to viewers across the region, every weekday evening at 6.30 pm and 9.30 pm.

Made in Birmingham’s programme schedule will comprise an eclectic mix of factual, news, entertainment and lifestyle programming. Locally produced content will be blended with shared programmes produced across the Made Television network and acquired shows. These include Sarah Beeny’s ‘Double Your House for Half Your Money’ and Dawn O’Porter’s ‘This Old Thing’.

Other original, local programming will include veteran DJ Tom Ross’ Goalzone; where viewers get involved in live and lively weekly football debate.

Jamie Conway, CEO of Made Television, says: ‘The West Midlands is a vibrant and exciting region and a great platform for creating programming that will inspire and engage our viewers. We’re looking forward to unveiling some of our new shows for the first time this evening.

 

Historical Post from 2014:

Trek 2000 Corporation has recently invested in the formation of Big Centre TV, in Birmingham England, along with their good friend and long time business partner Mike Prince and two other investors. 

As part of the investment, Gordon Haddock has become a director.  Maureen and Gord Haddock, along with good friend and business partner, Rob Wurzer, were delighted to visit Big Centre TV  in September of 2015. 

Mike Prince and the team at Big Centre TV have the capability to produce programmes which will not only be interesting to the people of the West Midlands but to English speaking countries across the globe. Maureen is delighted that Big Centre TV is located in the same building as a media school. It is natural that a symbiotic working relationship will ensue. 

TVTruck, here in Saskatoon, SK, will offer creative support when it is fitting, and partner Rob Wurzer brings a wide range of experience and talents to the Canadian mix. 

Maureen was interviewed by Monica Price of Cuppa TV in September 2015 while visiting Birmingham, and Monica hopes to visit Canada to work with TVTruck on some Canadian content interviews. Maureen shares this interview with those who show interest in Get a Bigger Wagon. Monica covered a fantastic amount of content in a brief time!  

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