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ITVX celebrates first 6 months

Streaming service ITVX is celebrating a successful six months since its launch in December 2022. The full ITVX experience, including all Premium content, is now available on over 22 different platforms across smart TVs, mobile devices, consoles and browsers including (but not limited to) Amazon Fire, Android, Apple, Freesat, Freeview Play, LG and Samsung TVs, […]

June 9, 2023

Maya Jama in new series of Sleep Sound on Audible

Maya Jama is the latest star to feature on Audible’s Sleep Sound series, following in the steps of Jamie Dornan and Sienna Miller. In the series, Love Island presenter Jama will guide listeners across the world via stunning immersive soundscapes, helping them journey into a satisfying sleep. Jama’s voice aims to put the listener in […]

June 1, 2023

ITV Q1 revenues down 7%

ITV has published its Q1 trading update for the 3 months to March 31st. Total external revenue was down 7 per cent to £776 million (€893.3 million). Carolyn McCall, ITV Chief Executive, commented: “ITV continued to make significant strategic progress in the quarter and all parts of the business performed in line with expectations. ITVX […]

May 11, 2023

ITV Studios renews content deal with TVNZ

ITV Studios and Television New Zealand (TVNZ), New Zealand’s largest television network, have announced the renewal of the partners’ long-standing first-look output deal, gaining exclusive access to ITV Studios’ upcoming programming across genres, including drama, entertainment, factual entertainment and documentaries. In addition to the output deal, marquee brand Love Island and its three English language […]

May 5, 2023

ITVX hits 1bn streams

On April 9th, ITVX officially hit the one billion streams mark. The milestone came just over four months after the service’s launch on December 8th 2022. 2022 was ITV’s previous most successful year for streaming, when it took nearly seven months to hit the one billion streams mark. This follows on from ITVX achieving its […]

April 17, 2023By Nik Roseveare

ITV: Love Island most streamed BVoD title of 2022

Love Island and ITV’s World Cup coverage were the most watched events in broadcaster streaming in 2022, with 273 million streams and 146 million streams respectively. Reality series Love Island tops the table as the biggest series in UK broadcaster streaming, with more than 273 million streams in summer 2022, making it the show’s most […]

January 31, 2023By Nik Roseveare

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