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ITV rolls out linear addressable advertising

ITV has announced the launch of linear addressable advertising across ITV2, ITV3, ITV4 and ITVBe in YouView homes, opening up addressable targeting for advertisers in live broadcast viewing across 1.3 million households. The announcement follows a successful beta trial of the ad-replacement technology over the last 12 months, during which more than 30 million addressable […]

October 11, 2023

Sky Media to join Planet V trial

ITV and Sky have announced that Sky Media, Sky’s advertising sales arm, will join Planet V, ITV’s Broadcaster VoD advertising platform, for a trial period. Sky Media, the UK’s second largest TV sales house, will use Planet V for its on demand content, with agencies and advertisers expected to be able to plan and buy […]

July 31, 2023

ITV, Publicis Media addressable audience partnership

Publicis Media has partnered with ITV and InfoSum to launch a UK campaign using Epsilon’s Core ID solution, which will enable brands to better target their desired audience within ITVX. Leveraging Publicis Media’s PMX Lift, which launched in the UK in 2022, this new offering combines the scale of Publicis Media, with the data and […]

May 31, 2023

ITV, Adylic, OMD and Tourism Ireland launch dynamic creative campaign

ITV, Adylic, OMD and Tourism Ireland have partnered to create a brand-new data-driven dynamic creative campaign on ITVX using Planet V, ITV’s programmatic video advertising platform, which will tailor the messaging that viewers see based on selected ITVX audience and contextual data sets. This is the first time that the UK’s biggest commercial broadcaster has […]

April 25, 2023

ITV revenue up but ITVX sees shares fall

UK commercial broadcaster ITV has reported a strong 2021 with record revenues and revealed an acceleration of its digital strategy which will see the launch in Q4 of ITVX, which it says is the first integrated AVoD/SVoD platform in the UK. But despite the revenue record, softer forecasts and the looming costs of the streaming […]

March 3, 2022By Colin Mann

ITV launches ITV AdLabs

ITV has announced the launch of ITV Adlabs – a new enterprise and strategy to bring together all of ITV Commercial’s innovation. Unveiled at the ITV Palooza by Commercial MD Kelly Williams, and Deputy Commercial MD Simon Daglish, ITV AdLabs will exist to bring ITV’s customers closer to the development pipeline as new innovations are […]

November 24, 2021

ITV, British Army dynamic ad partnership

Capita, in partnership with the British Army, via ManningGottlieb OMD’s Omnigov agency, are the first advertiser to trial ITV’s pioneering new dynamic creative solution. ITV has built an integration with video personalisation technology specialist, Cablato, available exclusively to users of ITV’s self-service programmatic platform, Planet V. The solution enables advertisers to dynamically tailor their TV […]

November 12, 2021

ITV, Virgin Media O2 long term commercial partnership

ITV and Virgin Media O2 have signed a new long term multi-year agreement that delivers deeper integration of ITV programming, support for IPTV, enhanced advertising capabilities and continued access to ITV’s range of channels and on-demand services for Virgin TV customers. The new agreement, which lasts over five years and signals a new commercial relationship […]

November 10, 2021

4Sales makes senior hires

Channel 4’s commercial sales arm, 4Sales, has appointed two new roles to expand its senior leadership team which is responsible for the UK broadcaster’s core revenue driving activity. The appointments are part of a senior leadership team restructure to ensure the successful delivery of Channel 4’s Future4 strategy which launched last autumn. Headed up by […]

November 9, 2021

Planet V adds real-time Weather Targeting

ITV has announced a new addressable innovation to users of their self-service programmatic platform, Planet V. Weather Targeting enables the automation of campaigns to go live, pause, or adjust creative copy on ITV Hub the moment their specified weather criteria is met across any one of ITV’s 22 broadcast regions, and features real-time options to […]

October 7, 2021