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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 (143,377 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@ITVCareers (100,907 followers) compare
Twitter@itvmedia (11,919 followers) compare

Latest news stories

IBC 2019: ITV upgrades ad management with Imagine
Rapid TV News - published 14 September 2019, 2.48am edt
SBS launches search for song and singer to take on Eurovision 2020
Brisbane Times - published 1 September 2019, 10.00am edt
Drag Race Australia looks to 2020 premiere
TV Tonight - published 25 August 2019, 2.58pm edt


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

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