Virgin Media One will air a Love Island special as part of its Christmas season announced today.

The sponsorship of the show by Just Eat won the Best Broadcast Sponsorship Awards at last night’s Irish Sponsorship Awards. The special will see host Caroline Flack bring back 19 previous contestants and will go out on December 17th.

Reality looms large in the pre Christmas programming with the final of the Kia Motors sponsored I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here going out this Sunday at 9 PM.

On December 19th on Virgin Media One, this year’s ‘The Royal Variety Performance’ will include Britain’s Got Talent’s champion ‘Lost Voice Guy.’

Coronation Street and Emmerdale dominate the Christmas Day schedule, both having One Hour specials on Virgin Media One.

The line up of Christmas movies includes ‘The Commitments’, ‘A Circle of Friends’, ‘Marian Keyes Watermelon’, ‘Mission ‘Impossible 5: Rogue Nation’, ‘ Bridget Jones Diary’, ‘Night at the Museum’, ‘Chicken Run’ , ‘Mr. Popper’s Penguins’, ‘Yogi Bear’, ‘Scooby Doo 2’, ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Roderick Rules’, ‘Babe’, ‘The Wizard of Oz’, ‘Kung Fu Panda’ and ‘Madagascar’.

In addition, on Christmas Day, Virgin Media Two will broadcast the Irish TV premiere of ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: Road Chip’ at 6pm and on January 1st Virgin Media One will air the Irish TV premiere of ‘Live. Die. Repeat: Edge of Tomorrow’ at 10pm.


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