The Prime Minister David Cameron will appear on ITV1’s The Agenda this evening.. The programme, fronted by ITV’s political editor Tom Bradby, is a weekly discussion programme focusing on the main talking points from the past seven days’ news. The PM will join Downton Abbey… Read more
Dan Lobb will present his final Daybreak this morning as the ITV breakfast show comes to an end in its current form. On Monday, a new look Daybreak will launch with new presenters, format, studio, music, and graphics. Dan joined GMTV as a sports correspondent… Read more
ITV today released the new Daybreak logo, ahead of the shows relaunch next Monday. Lorraine Kelly, who already presents her successful weekday morning show on the channel, will be joined by broadcaster and presenter Aled Jones on the breakfast sofa as main presenters of Daybreak…. Read more
ITV have announced that Lorraine Kelly and Aled Jones will be the new presenters of its breakfast show, Daybreak. Lorraine, who already presents her successful weekday morning show on the channel, will be joined by broadcaster and presenter Aled Jones on the breakfast sofa as… Read more
James Mates and Penny Marshall have been given new roles at ITV News. James Mates has been appointed ITV News Europe Editor. The newly created role is designed to enhance the viewer’s understanding of the European Union, its future and what it means for the… Read more
News presenter [[Tasmin Lucia Khan]] will read the news on Daybreak for the final time tomorrow, Friday 6th January 2012. This evening, Tasmin tweeted: “Tomorrow is my last day at @Daybreak. I’ve had a fantastic time! I leave the show in the capable hands of… Read more
[[Adrian Chiles]] and [[Christine Bleakley]] presented their final Daybreak this morning, after 15 months in the job. The pair had been expected to stay on until the New Year, but after the news broke of their departure the date was brought forward. Adrian will continue… Read more
[[Christine Bleakley]] and [[Adrian Chiles]] have been axed from ITV’s morning show, Daybreak. According to Saturday’s Daily Mirror, Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley were fired from the show for failing to boost ratings beyond 700.000. The paper says the pair will leave the show “within… Read more
ITV and ESPN have won the rights to broadcast UEFA Europa League football for the 2012/13 – 2014/15 seasons, which will see the end of Channel 5’s relationship with the competition. ITV has secured the rights to the first and second pick matches, with ESPN… Read more
News in Brief ITV Player has recently launched on the android platform, and is soon to hit the iOS apple platform. The ITV Website says – ITV is currently in the process of updating our mobile services to allow you to access the best of… Read more
ITV has been forced to air its royal wedding coverage without commercial breaks which could lead to a loss of £8 Million in advertising revenue. Forecasts show that the expected revenue in advertising is set to increase by 12 % in the next month.
ITN Productions has launched a royal wedding channel on YouTube that will feature unique video content uploaded daily in the run-up to Prince William and Kate Middleton’s big day. The ITN Productions royal wedding channel (youtube.com/royalweddingchannel) will offer a light-hearted take on all wedding announcements… Read more
Avon & Somerset police will not report ITN’s ITV News to Ofcom over its reports that were broadcast. The reports were described as ‘unfair and naive’ The Media Guardian is today reporting that Top-level meetings between ITV News and the police resolved the dispute, which… Read more
ITV News and NBC News have reached a joint agreement to share reporters. ITV’s recently promoted – Rohit Kachroo has recieved another promotion to become the Africa Correspondent (which was dropped in the last years ITV News International reporters shuffle). Kachroo, who is currently the… Read more
ITV Breakfast LTD’s Daybreak – which launched in September 2010 has seen a dramatic u-turn in ratings following a steady rise which has been seen recently. Since the clock’s went back, Christine Bleakely described the show as having a turning point when more viewers tuned in. According to… Read more
ITV Daybreak’s weathergirl Kirsty McCabe received the perfect present when she gave birth on Christmas Day. It was her fellow colleagues from Daybreak who announced the birth on Twitter: “Massive congratulations to @kirstymccabe who gave birth to baby Ethan on Christmas Day as forecast!”
ITV has today confirmed the name of their new morning show. ?Daybreak? will launch on 6th September and will emanate from the old London Tonight studio, studio 7 at ?The London Studios? Director of Factual, Daytime and GMTV, Alison Sharman said: “DAYBREAK plays a key… Read more
Christine Bleakley has signed an exclusive three year deal with ITV. Adrian Chiles and Christine Bleakley will be reunited on ITV’s Breakfast show this September. The BBC had today withdrawn an offer saying: ?Christine is still unable to make a decision and therefore we have… Read more
The Three main political parties have agreed to a series of Live Television debates before the next General Election.
ITV will host the first debate, chaired by Alastair Stewart. Adam Boulton will chair the second debate for Sky News and the BBC will air the third and final debate, chaired by Question Time presenter, David Dimbleby.
The debates will broadcast at peak time and will be about an hour and half long in front of a live audience.
ITV today announced that it has secured full ownership of GMTV, having acquired the remaining 25% stake in the business from The Walt Disney Company.
The acquisition forms part of ITV?s strategy to focus on its core activities and will allow closer integration between ITV and the breakfast service.
ITV made a one-off cash payment of ?18m for Disney?s 25% stake in GMTV, together with a further one-off payment of ?4.25m in respect of Disney?s share of the forecast cash balance in the business as at the year end.