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Netflix, Amazon Should Disclose Data for Public Service TV Shows, U.K. Says

Streaming giants, such as Netflix and Amazon Prime, should disclose viewing data for content from U.K. public service broadcasters (PSBs), such as the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, and ViacomCBS’ Channel…

Natascha McElhone to Star in Drama ‘Hotel Portofino’ for ITV, PBS Distribution Signs up

ITV and BritBox have picked up the U.K. rights to Hotel Portofino, a historical family drama, set in the 1920s on the Italian Riviera, with a whodunnit. PBS Distribution, which operates the…

ITV Ad Revenue “Rebounding” After 6 Percent Drop in First Quarter, Studio Arm Grows

U.K. TV giant ITV reported a 2 percent revenue increase for the first quarter to £709 million ($985 million) “despite the COVID-19 restrictions in place throughout the period, unlike the same…

MIPTV: ITV Studios Sets Up German High-End TV Company With ‘Das Boot’ Producer

ITV Studios is boosting its investment in German TV, launching a new label for high-end scripted television with Moritz Polter, the producer of such hit…

Sky Targets One Original Movie per Week

Stephen van Rooyen, Sky's CEO, U.K. and Europe, tells a virtual industry conference about the company's "big step into original film."

ITV Returns to Ad Growth, Studio Profit Falls in 2020, Global Streaming Subs Exceed 2.6M

The U.K. TV giant expects a first-quarter ad drop amid the latest lockdown, but March and April are "seeing more positive trends," says CEO Carolyn McCall. "The majority of our programs are now back…

BritBox U.K. to Launch on Amazon Prime Video Channels

The streamer from ITV and BBC will join the Amazon lineup, which features more than 70 channels in the U.K., this spring.

ITV Acquires Oprah Winfrey’s Prince Harry, Meghan Markle Interview for U.K.

The U.K. TV giant will air 'Oprah With Meghan and Harry' on Monday.

ITV Takes Majority Control of ‘Equinox’ Producer Apple Tree

ITV Studios has taken majority control of Danish production group Apple Tree. Founded by Piv Bernth ('The Killing') and Lars Hermann ('Follow the Money'), two of Scandinavia's most successful TV…

After Pandemic Hit, Vaccine Rally and Brexit: What’s in Store for ITV’s Stock in 2021?

As the coronavirus pandemic hit advertising revenue and the future relationship between the U.K. and the EU after Brexit remained unclear until late in the year, British TV giant ITV's stock had a…

BritBox CEO Stepping Down as Streamer Hits 1.5 Million Subs

Soumya Sriraman is stepping down as CEO and president of streaming service BritBox in the U.S. and Canada.

ITV Unveils $14 Million in Investments

U.K. TV giant ITV unveiled $14 million in investments in the joint venture behind the upcoming BritBox Australia streaming service and a provider of a data collaboration platform.