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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 (144,558 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@ITVCareers (97,258 followers) compare
Twitter@itvmedia (11,048 followers) compare

Latest news stories

Love Island to relocate in 2019
TV Tonight - published 20 October 2018, 1.55pm edt
MIPCOM 2018: ITV Studios agrees raft of global deals for new, returning dramas
Rapid TV News - published 16 October 2018, 10.22am edt
MIPCOM 2018: ITV announces pre-sales of The War Of The Worlds
Rapid TV News - published 15 October 2018, 3.12am edt
ITV confirms new Rob Lowe crime drama
Rapid TV News - published 12 October 2018, 10.12am edt
West Wing star Rob Lowe cast in new ITV cop drama - published 12 October 2018, 5.51am edt


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

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