ITV

  1. Spotify Takes First U.K. TV Commercial

    September 30, 2010 12:00 AM EDT Spotify has run its first TV advertising campaign in the U.K. The Stockholm- and London-based streaming service promoted its free ad-funded offer from Sept. 18 to Sept. 30 via digital TV channels ITV1, ITV2 and ITV4. The advertising run included a ...

  2. ITV Says U.K. 'X Factor' Not Moving

    January 13, 2010 12:00 AM EST U.K. broadcaster ITV says it has no plans to reschedule "The X Factor" talent show after Simon Cowell's U.S. deal created a potential clash with the stateside edition. On Monday (Jan. 11) Cowell confirmed his departure from "Am ...

  3. Susan Boyle Scores Huge Day 1 Sales In U.K.

    November 24, 2009 12:00 AM EST Scottish singer Susan Boyle moved more than 130,000 copies of her debut album "I Dreamed a Dream" (Syco/Sony Music) on its first day on sale in the U.K., according to the Official Charts Company. The sales success follows a Nov. 22 guest ...

  4. U.K. Watchdog Recommends Liberalizing Media Ownership

    November 17, 2009 12:00 AM EST Britain's communications regulator recommended relaxing rules on ownership of local media to help commercial providers of regional news struggling to survive a slump in advertising. If approved by the government, the new rules recommended by ...

  5. HMV's Fox, Apple's Cagni Top 2 For ITV CEO: Report

    July 29, 2009 12:00 AM EDT HMV chief executive Simon Fox and Apple's most senior executive in Europe, Pascal Cagni, are the frontrunners to become the next chief executive of British broadcaster ITV, according to The Times. The report said ITV was almost certain to app ...

  6. KPM Music, ITN Source Partner For Services

    May 13, 2009 12:00 AM EDT KPM Music and ITN Source have entered into an exclusive online partnership to provide one-stop footage and music services to commercial media clients. KPM Music is an EMI Music Publishing-owned digital supplier of production music, and ITN Source ...

  7. Sex Pistol Backs British Butter For New Campaign

    October 03, 2008 12:00 AM EDT An advertising campaign for a brand of butter starring John Lydon has debuted on U.K. TV. The Sex Pistols singer has signed up to be the face of Country Life butter as part of a £5 million ($8.8 million) relaunch campaign. The commercial, which fe ...

  8. BRITs Set 2009 Date

    September 08, 2008 12:00 AM EDT The 2009 BRIT Awards will take place Feb. 18 at London's Earls Court Arena. The flagship event -- the U.K. equivalent of the Grammy Awards -- will again be broadcast live on ITV1, the country's No. 1 commercial TV channel. The list of no ...

  9. Britain's ITV Revamps Online Music Service

    November 15, 2007 12:00 AM EST National British network ITV is adding downloads to its online music offering. Digital music service provider 7digital has partnered with ITV to power the broadcaster's new download store, at www.itv.com/music . London-based 7digital boasts a ...

  10. BRITs Go Live Again In 2008

    October 01, 2007 12:00 AM EDT The BRIT Awards will return with a live TV broadcast next year, with confirmation today that the event will be staged at London's Earls Court on Feb. 20. National broadcaster ITV has also signed a three-year deal to screen the awards, organis ...

  11. U.K. News Group Launches Music Division

    March 30, 2007 12:00 AM EDT ITN On, the digital-distribution unit of ITN, one of the U.K.’s oldest news-gathering organizations, is to launch a music division. ITN On currently packages news, documentaries, entertainment and music-video content for mobile and broadband distr ...

  12. Sony Int'l TV Appoints Root

    April 19, 2005 12:00 AM EDT Sony Pictures Television International is growing its international production group with the appointment of industry veteran Antony Root to oversee SPTI's production operations in Europe, it was anno (The Hollywood Reporter) -- Sony Pictures ...