British media companies

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UKTV is a multi-channel broadcaster owned by BBC Studios. It was formed in 1997 through a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Flextech.

Until June 2019, the channel was a joint venture between BBC Studios and Discovery. As part of the deal to split the business, Discovery acquired Good Food, Home and Really.

Titles owned


Contact UKTV

Postal address10 Hammersmith Grove
W6 7AP
Official website

Social media

Twitter@UKTV (19,309 followers) compare

Latest news stories

UKTV casts Sanjeev Bhaskar, Simon Bird and David Walliams in new Gold sitcom - published 17 September 2019, 4.59am edt
UKTV’s Alibi casts Eve Myles in new six part thriller - published 2 September 2019, 4.27am edt
UKTV orders more Bangers & Cash for Yesterday - published 9 August 2019, 4.19am edt
Sky Studios buys into natural history production house True to Nature - published 7 August 2019, 6.05am edt
UKTV orders second season of Anna Paquin’s PR drama Flack - published 2 August 2019, 11.01am edt


Claire Astley HR Director
Darren Childs Chief Executive Officer
Emma Tennant Controller
Jan Gooze-Zijl Chief Financial and Operations Officer
Keith Porritt Executive Director of Commercial
Simon Michaelides Marketing Director
Zoë Clapp Communications Director.

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