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The environmental organisation earns a £1m airtime prize through ITV’s new advertising initiative, which shines a spotlight on mental wellbeing

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Everyone TV - the organisation leading the evolution of free TV in the UK – today announces that its new streaming service Freely has launched.

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A brand new ambassador programme welcomes the best content creators from across the UK to ITV

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Including Britain’s Got Talent launch - watched by more than 12m over the weekend, making it ITV’s biggest entertainment show this year

Gwed

G’wed is ITV2’s most watched programme of the year after Love Island and across ITV’s channels, the show is the biggest sitcom launch since Kate and Koji in March 2020.

The 1% Club

The 1% Club has become the biggest game show on UK television over 2023 and to date with its current series averaging 5.8 million viewers in consolidated figures.

Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeway

Ant & Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway final peaked with a massive 5.3m viewers last night, bringing the final series (for now) to a close with one almighty two-hour extravaganza.

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ITV Drama has had its best start to the year for 6 years with the top four performing brand new original dramas in 2024 all coming exclusively from ITV.

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896 million streams across the service - an increase of 12% on Q1 last year.

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On track to meet net-zero targets

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The British public took 249 million actions to improve their physical or mental health over the past five years, as a result of ITV initiatives.

Oscars Live

In total, the combined reach of all of ITV1 and ITVX’s Oscars® content offerings - including exclusive red carpet and behind-the-scenes moments - hit 5.2 million viewers, 7-day figures across devices show.

Amplify the Regions

Five companies have now been chosen: Afro-Mic Productions, Blazing Griffin, Bowled Over, Drummer TV and Hello Deer.

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The sale reflects ITV’s strategy of focusing on supercharging its UK advertiser-funded streaming service, ITVX and growing its global Studios division.

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ITV today details a corporate brand refresh, reinforcing its three strategic pillars of expanding Studios, supercharging streaming and optimising broadcast.

Nimesh Joshi

ITV today confirms the new Head of News for ITV West Country will be Nimesh Joshi, who is currently Programme and Digital Editor at ITV Central.

Eat them to defeat them

9th February 2024 // Veg Power, ITV, Channel 4 and Sky Media announced today that their multi award-winning Eat Them To Defeat Them campaign is returning to TV screens and primary schools across the UK in mid-February. Now in its sixth year, the campaign, originally launched by ITV and Veg Power and proven to increase children’s vegetable consumption, aims to build on the behaviour change success achieved in previous years. It will launch during the final of ITV’s The Masked Singer on Saturday 17th February.

Tom Houser

Tom Houser – formerly a Creative Director at the BBC and Uncommon London - will join ITV Creative as Executive Creative Director in March

Over the last three years, we have improved representation towards all of our target areas at the all colleagues level. At senior levels, we have made improvements overall. We strengthened our focus on senior representation, particularly for Deaf, Disabled and Neurodivergent colleagues and People of Colour.

Following on from its inception in 2021, ITV announces further updates to its Cultural Advisory Council.

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The Garden, co-producer of Netflix phenomenon Squid Game: The Challenge, has promoted Lucie Duxbury to Head of Programmes, Spencer Kelly to Director of Factual and brought 24 Hours in Police Custody Series Director Jermaine Blake onto its staff as an Executive Producer.

Mr Bates vs the Post Office

Mr Bates vs. the Post Office is ITV’s biggest new drama in over a decade, even beating the launch of Downton Abbey in 2010.

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The first episode of ITV’s Mr Bates vs the Post Office has been watched by 9.2m viewers, making it ITV's best new drama for three years since the Pembrokeshire Murders in January 2021 when the country was in lockdown.

With immediate effect, Iain will be responsible for leading the creative teams who produce both Coronation Street and Emmerdale in Manchester and Leeds reporting to John Whiston, Managing Director of Continuing Drama and Head of ITV in the North with a direct line to Huw Kennair Jones, ITV Drama Commissioner.