Ofcom has axed plans to launch a regional television station in Bangor after only one company showed an interest in the area – and findings revealed it would be unlikely to sustain decent advertising revenue.
Irish broadcaster RTÉ is to extend its deal with the corporation allowing it to continue broadcasting popular UK programmes including EastEnders.
UTV Ireland has signed a ten year television content provision contract with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.
The television regulator has renewed the broadcasting licences for the two STV regions in Scotland, UTV in Northern Ireland and ITV’s England, Channel Islands and Wales service.
UTV is just one of the ITV broadcasters to accept a new contract to remain on-air for another decade.
UTV and the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) are to begin the procedures which will see the ITV Northern Ireland broadcaster expand into Ireland with a spin-off UTV station.
U105 competition winner Liz McClean is to have a holiday of a lifetime as she heads to Los Angeles thanks to the radio station.
UTV, the ITV broadcaster and production company in Northern Ireland, has commissioned a second series of Rare Breed – A Farming Year for its local output.
UTV is launching a new channel for viewers in the Republic Of Ireland.
Paul Hutchinson, UTV’s Senior Sales Director, is ‘delighted’ following The Publicity Association of Northern Ireland noting his contribution to the advertising industry with a Lifetime Achievement Award.