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Berry heads ITV Studios global commercial divisions

ITV Studios’ Chief Operating Officer David McGraynor has announced that Ruth Berry (currently Managing Director, Global Distribution) has been promoted to lead both of ITV Studios’ global commercial divisions. ITV Studios says that the bringing together of Global Distribution and Global Entertainment under a single leadership team, led by Berry, will enable it to “align […]

January 27, 2023

Data: Stranger Things most searched TV show

Research from William Hill Slots has revealed which TV shows have been the most popular over the last 12 months (October 2021 to October 2022) based on global and UK search volume data from Google Trends and AHrefs. The study showed that Stranger Things was the most searched-for show globally, but was beaten by Love […]

December 1, 2022

Armoza to produce Israeli version of Love Island

Free TV, a new streaming service set to launch in Israel in early 2023, has commissioned an adaptationl of reality series Love Island. The series will be produced by Armoza Productions, part of ITV Studios, and is expected to air in summer 2023. Filming will take place in May 2023 and casting will open soon. […]

November 29, 2022

ITV announces new sustainability measures

ITV has announced new measures to strengthen support for producers, including access to advice on sustainability topics on and off screen for all producers, as well as publishing guidance and ideas on how to bring sustainability topics to life in on-screen content. ITV says the new measures align with its wider commitment to integrate sustainability […]

November 25, 2022

ITV expands on Climate Content Pledge

ITV has announced new measures to strengthen support for producers, including access to advice on sustainability topics on and off-screen for all producers, as well as publishing guidance and ideas on how to bring sustainability topics to life in on-screen content. ITV says the new measures align with its wider commitment to integrate sustainability across […]

November 7, 2022

Maya Jama to launch Love Island

ITV2 and ITVX have announced Maya Jama as the brand new host of Love Island. The award-winning dating show, produced by Lifted Entertainment, part of ITV Studios, will return for its 9th season in early 2023. Record-breaking viewing figures saw Love Island become the most-watched series ever on ITV Hub, with more than 269 million […]

October 12, 2022

Whip Media partners with ITV Studios

Whip Media, the leading enterprise software platform and data provider to the world’s largest entertainment organisations, has announced that ITV Studios, the international content creator, producer and distributor, will utilise Whip Media’s platform for performance tracking of its popular entertainment content, including the company’s growing FAST (free ad-supported streaming TV) channels. ITV Studios, a part […]

September 15, 2022

Love Island travels to Greece

ITV Studios’ and Motion Content Group’s award-winning format Love Island has been commissioned by Skai TV in Greece. The show will be produced by Silverline and is scheduled to air this fall. Love Island has become a reality television phenomenon with the show dominating social media and drawing in audiences from across the globe, with Greece […]

August 11, 2022

Love Island draws biggest audience since 2019

ITV’s Love Island had its biggest overnight audience since the 2019 final on July 7th with a total audience of 3.9 million across all devices. It had a TV audience of 3 million viewers and was up on the equivalent episode last year by +0.8 million TV viewers. The show won its slot and was […]

July 8, 2022

Love Island 8 records biggest audience so far

ITV has reported that the July 4th episode of Love Island had its biggest audience so far this season beating the launch, with a total of 3 million viewers tuning in to see the latest Casa Amor episode across all devices. It had its joint highest 16-34 audience this season with 1.1 million viewers and […]

July 6, 2022