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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 ITVBe, CITV and ITV Encore 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 (143,551 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@ITVCareers (99,912 followers) compare
Twitter@itvmedia (11,818 followers) compare

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Adam Crozier Chief Executive
Eleanor Pitt Journalist West Country
Peter Fincham Director of Television

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