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ITV plc is a British media company that holds 13 of the 15 regional television licences that make up the ITV network, the oldest and largest commercial terrestrial television network in the United Kingdom.

The company operates the flagship Channel 3 public service channel ITV across England, Wales, southern Scotland, the Channel Islands and in Northern Ireland where it is branded UTV.

ITV also operates the national breakfast TV franchise on ITV between 0600-0925 across the UK, spin-off channels including ITV2, ITVBe, CITV and the VoD service ITV Hub.

Launched2 February 2004
Former namesGranada Plc
Carlton Communications
UTV Media plc

Titles owned

England, Wales, Isle of Man, Channel Islands and Southern Scotland
ITV Box Office
ITV Encore
United Kingdom
Northern Ireland

Contact ITV

Postal addressThe London Television Centre Upper Ground
Telephone+44 344 881 4150
Official website
Advertising Sales

Social media

Twitter: Press Office@itvpresscentre (143,409 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@ITVCareers (100,750 followers) compare
Twitter@itvmedia (11,891 followers) compare

Latest news stories

Nina Hossain moves up to lead ITV Lunchtime News
Press Gazette - published 24 May 2019, 10.47am edt
FA Cup returns to free-to-air in the UK
Rapid TV News - published 24 May 2019, 4.20am edt
ITV outlines duty of care for Love Island UK
TV Tonight - published 22 May 2019, 10.45pm edt
ITV Studios, Huanxi ink deal for Snowpiercer
Rapid TV News - published 21 May 2019, 11.27am edt
ITV Studios sells Snowpiercer series to China’s Huanxi Media - published 21 May 2019, 7.48am edt


Adam Crozier Chief Executive
Ellie Pitt Reporter ITV Wales
Peter Fincham Director of Television

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