British television channels

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UTV, branded as ITV1 except during local programming is the Channel 3 franchise holder for Northern Ireland owned and operated by ITV Plc.

The channel networks ITV1 programming and branding except for the regional news and a lifestyle show but is still known as UTV on the various broadcasting platforms.

Editorial areaNorthern Ireland
Launched31 October 1959
OwnerITV plc
Former namesUlster Television

Contact UTV

Postal addressLevel 8
City Quays 2
2 Clarendon Rd
Telephone+44 28 9032 8122
Official website
Advertising Sales
Press releases

Social media

Twitter@utv (191,278 followers) compare
Twitter: Newsdesk@UTVNews (158,327 followers) compare
Twitter: Press Office@itvpresscentre (141,280 followers) compare
Twitter: Jobs@ITVCareers (101,600 followers) compare
FacebookUTV Northern Ireland (192,767 likes) compare
Data is from 2019. Feature awaiting Facebook re-authorisation.

Latest news stories

Digi Sport secures LaLiga
Broadband TV News - published 24 May 2021, 8.30am bst
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DCMS Committee launches PSB inquiry
Broadband TV News - published 27 March 2020, 12.30pm gmt
Baring Vostok sells Russian tower stake
Broadband TV News - published 16 December 2019, 9.22am gmt
Stockport’s Imagine Radio sold by Mondiale Media
RadioToday - published 15 February 2019, 4.41pm gmt


Chris Hagan News Editor
Michael Wilson Managing Director
Vicki Hawthorne Business Reporter

…at ITV plc

Adam Crozier Chief Executive
Peter Fincham Director of Television

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