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ITV weathers the Brexit storm but beware Vodafone

ITV has reported a 14 per cent fall in annual pre-tax profits to £553m as advertising revenues declined by three per cent. Underlying pre-tax profit was up slightly, from £843m to £847m helped by a 13 per cent increase from ...

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What’s next for Adam Crozier and ITV?

ITV CEO Adam Crozier is joining Costa and Premier Inn owner Whitbread as a non-exec, suggesting that his exit from ITV might be more imminent than expected. New ITV chairman Sir Peter Bazalgette has hired headhunters Spencer Stuart to canvas ...

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ITV hires Somethin’ Else for social media content

ITV has appointed content agency Somethin’ Else, to work on social media content alongside its in-house team for the upcoming series of I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here and future projects. The appointment follows a pitch earlier this ...

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ITV’s production performance steers value to £10bn

ITV’s pre-tax profits rose to £641m in 2015 – £843m on an ‘adjusted’ basis, which is a hell of an adjustment – with total revenue up 14 per cent to £3.38bn. Ad revenue rose six per cent to £1.72bn with ...

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Tabloid hate figure Bazalgette is new chair of ITV

ITV has taken the rather brave step of appointing Sir Peter Bazalgette (below) as its new non-executive chairman, taking over from Archie Norman who oversaw the revival of the channel alongside CEO Adam Crozier. Bazalgette is well qualified: he sits ...

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Will Comcast/NBC spark a bidding war for ITV?

ITV shareholders may be in for a 2016 bonanza if the Mail on Sunday’s report that US giant Comcast, the biggest cable operator, is planning an £11bn bid for the British broadcaster via its NBC Universal film and television offshoot ...

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Peston for ITV – a coup or an own goal?

ITV has secured a coup – or has it? – by poaching the BBC’s high profile economics editor Robert Peston (left) as its new political editor. Apparently Pesto is to present an ITV Sunday morning show, up against the Beeb’s ...

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