ITV Encore

ITV boosted by broadcast, online and studio gains

ITV said that its total revenue climbed by 12% year-on-year in the first quarter to £754 million, thanks to gains across broadcast and online and at its ITV Studios production arm. In a trading update published ahead of the company’s annual general meeting this morning, ITV said that its broadcast business has made “a very […]

Now TV launches on Chromecast

Sky’s over-the-top video service Now TV is available to access on Google’s Chromecast HDMI streaming device. The Chromecast support, which went live yesterday, means that Now TV customers can now click to ‘cast’ the service’s content from their smartphone, tablet or laptop to the TV. At the same time, Sky has added new British drama channel […]

ITV Encore goes live

ITV’s new drama channel ITV Encore goes live tonight in the UK on Sky Channel 123.  The network is dedicated to “the best of contemporary British ITV drama” and at launch will air shows including Mrs Biggs, Poirot, Whitechapel and DCI Banks. From 2015, ITV said the channel will also screen original commissions, alongside successful […]

ITV lines up summer launch for Encore

UK broadcaster ITV is set to launch its new pay channel, ITV Encore, on June 9, it announced today. The network will launch on Sky Channel 123 and will be home to “the best of contemporary British ITV drama.” ITV Encore’s branding has been produced in-house, while details of its schedule and broadcast hours will […]

ITV to launch pay drama channel on Sky

UK commercial broadcaster ITV is to launch a pay TV channel on the BSkyB platform later this year. The new service, ITV Encore, will feature ITV drama series from recentyears and will, from next year, screen original commissions. ITV has also struck a deal with Sky that will see ITV content being made available through […]