Advanced Television


UKTV invests in Beelivery

Multichannel programmer UKTV has signed a new airtime-for-equity deal with Beelivery, the UK on-demand grocery delivery business. Greenbank Capital has also provided financial investment. The partnerships with UKTV and Greenbank Capital will enable Beelivery to accelerate its business strategy as it seeks to gain 450,000 new customers over the next two years. Beelivery’s TV debut […]

April 16, 2021

Airtime-for-equity deal for UKTV Ventures

Multichannel broadcster UKTV – owned by BBC Studios – has invested in luxury watch comparison website start-up TIME-TO-FIND, using its multi-million pound investment fund, UKTV Ventures. The partnership comprises an ‘airtime-for-equity’ agreement which will see TIME-TO-FIND launch its first ever TV advertising campaign on UKTV’s seven channels – Alibi, Dave, Drama, Eden, Gold, W, and […]

March 9, 2021

ITN agrees first UKTV commission

ITN Productions has secured its first commission for UKTV with a new ten-part series for the broadcaster’s entertainment channel Dave. With exclusive access to the Suffolk Police, Fast Justice is an observational documentary series following the force as they combat crime in the area. In a national first, a group of elite officers have been […]

February 19, 2021

Citroën sponsors UKTV’s Dave

Channel 4 has announced a new sponsorship deal with Citroën that will see the French automobile manufacturer becomes UKTV’s Dave channel partner. The new two-year channel partnership launching on February 15th involves primetime programme sponsorship on UKTV’s Dave channel, a series of 10 second idents that will run every day, as well as brand licensing […]

February 15, 2021

UKTV increases network share in 2020

Multichannel programmer UKTV has revealed that its both its channels and UKTV Play VoD service saw strong growth for share of commercial impacts (SOCI) and channel viewing thanks to high performing originals underpinned by viewers tuning in to enjoy nostalgic and archive programming, in a year that saw the world in major upheaval. “At the […]

January 13, 2021

Attenborough, Zimmer, Dave to front BBC history programme

BBC One is bringing together Sir David Attenborough, world-renowned composer Hans Zimmer and Brit and Mercury Prize-winning rapper Dave for Planet Earth: A Celebration The programme will take viewers on a journey to the wildest places on earth, using eight of the most extraordinary sequences from the Bafta award-winning Planet Earth II and Blue Planet […]

August 3, 2020

Keshet sells Gone Fishing to UKTV

Keshet International has completed a deal for Owl Power’s popular series, Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing, with UKTV. The second window rights deal will see both series of the BAFTA-nominated Mortimer & Whitehouse: Gone Fishing broadcast on Dave in the UK. Series one will air from August this year, and the second early 2021. Originally […]

June 22, 2020

UKTV Play app on Huawei AppGallery

Multichannel programmer UKTV is partnering with technology giant Huawei, with the broadcaster’s on demand app UKTV Play now available to download on the Huawei AppGallery, becoming the first TV on-demand service to launch on the platform in the UK, bringing a host of new entertainment options to Huawei users. The app is home to some […]

June 18, 2020