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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 and in Northern Ireland where it is branded UTV. It also operates UTV (Ireland), which has rights to many of ITV's programming.

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
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 (145,404 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@ITVCareers (89,615 followers) compare

Latest news stories

Aidan Gillen to play comedy legend Dave Allen in new BBC biopic - published 19 September 2017, 9.10am edt
Anna Friel cast in new ITV drama about a transgender child - published 14 September 2017, 9.03am edt
Ex-ITV chief Adam Crozier to be head of Vue International
The Guardian - published 13 September 2017, 1.00am edt
Video: Watch a clip from the new series of Doc Martin - published 12 September 2017, 8.38am edt
Screen Producers Awards 2017: finalists
TV Tonight - published 11 September 2017, 10.43pm edt


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

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