ITV’s Royal Wedding coverage will cost £8m in lost revenue

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.

Updated: Thursday 7 April 2011
News presenter Lewis Vaughan Jones tells of hearing loss

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‘Peston’ moves to Wednesday Nights

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An average of 8.7 million viewers tuned into BBC One’s coverage of the Royal Wedding, peaking at 13.1 million. ITV, who went five hours without adverts, averaged 2.5 million with a peak of 3.6m. These numbers are down from Prince William and Kate Middleton’s wedding…