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ITVX to launch with 9,000 hours of free content

ITV has announced further details of its new streaming platform ITVX, which is due to launch in the UK later this year. A complete overhaul of existing catch-up service ITVHub, streaming service ITVX will offer viewers a choice of over 9,000 hours of new series, documentaries, cult classics and films for viewers to watch without […]

June 15, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Record quarter for ITV drama

ITV has released data for drama The Thief, His Wife and The Canoe showing that the total audience for the first episode rose by 5.4 million viewers in the 28 days after the initial broadcast, with the four-part series as a whole averaging a total audience of over 9 million viewers, up by 5.1 million/123 […]

May 20, 2022

ITV backs new media brand Woo

New cultural media brand W00 – from the team behind VICE, i-D, Boiler Room and LADbible – has been backed in a long-term partnership by ITV’s Studio 55 initiative, which invests in business ideas aimed specifically at younger audiences Woo says its purpose is to “redefine wellness for an entire generation, via social channels, podcasts, […]

April 29, 2022

Celebrity Karaoke Club returning to ITV2

The popular, feel-good format, Celebrity Karaoke Club, is back for another helping of sing-along hits, showbiz gossip and epic celebrity performances. With this new series, produced by Universal International Studios’ Monkey, comes a new lineup of famous faces taking to the stage to belt out their favourite pop anthems. This year news of the karaoke […]

April 27, 2022

ITV reveals plans for Queen’s Platinum Jubilee

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee celebration event will be broadcast live on ITV and ITV Hub from the private grounds of Windsor Castle on May 15th, with the likes of Dame Helen Mirren, Damian Lewis, Omid Djalili and Tom Cruise leading an all-star cast of guests who will be participating in the celebrations. Phillip Schofield and […]

April 21, 2022

ITVBe announces The Singles’ Table

ITVBe and ITV Hub have commissioned Initial (part of Banijay UK) to produce The Singles’ Table, a brand-new dating show, set to give us a heart-warming and entertaining snapshot of what it’s like to be single and looking for love in 2022. As the UK gets back into the swing of weddings, we ask – […]

April 5, 2022

Over over £13.4m raised in Concert for Ukraine

Organisers of the two hour fundraiser event Concert for Ukraine which took place on March 29th from the Resorts World Arena Birmingham, have confirmed that over £13.4million has been raised to date from the concert for the DEC Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal through sponsorship, ticket sales, ad revenue and public donations. A peak of 3.6million people […]

March 30, 2022

Ninja Warrior UK returns to ITV

Ninja Warrior UK is returning with new season on ITV and ITV Hub. Potato, the ITV Studios label behind The Chase, Beat The Chasers and Moneyball, has confirmed that the hit TV entertainment series will be back bigger, faster, harder and complete with an all-new competition structure. In a twist on the format, and for […]

March 25, 2022

LG extends Freeview Play deal

Freeview and LG have announced an extension of their partnership that will see all new LG Smart TVs come with Freeview Play built in as standard for at least the next five years. The Freeview Play platform combines live linear broadcast channels with on-demand and catch-up content from subscription-free apps such as iPlayer, ITV Hub, […]

March 17, 2022

ITV restructures commissioning team

ITV has announced changes in the Media and Entertainment content commissioning division, bringing in complete genre-based commissioning to support ITV’s move to one content budget across platforms, as well as the recently announced digital first windowing strategy. As ITV moves to a complete genre-based commissioning structure, Paul Mortimer will now head a commissioning department, as […]

March 9, 2022