What is ITV’s institutions?• ITV is the institution.
What does it do? What Media productsdoes it produce and distribute? • ITV provides entertainment for the public by airing TV shows, they produce and distribute TV shows such as Coronation Street, The X-Factor, Celebrity Juice, The Only Way Is Essex etc.
ITV’s history.• ITV was first formed in 1954 in the United Kingdom by “Independent Television” It is a commercial network and today it is split between three owners. ITV PLC, STV Group, UTV Media.• ITV’s first coloured programmes appeared in Scotland on 13th December 1969 in Central Scotland; in Wales on 6th April 1970 in South Wales; and in Northern Ireland on 14th September 1970 in the eastern parts.• Some of the first ever shows shown in colour were Road Report, The Growing Summer and Thunderbirds the animated adventure. They would all start in the morning from 9:30 – 11:00am.
Who owns ITV?• There was three different groups who formed ITV. ITV PLC, STV Group and UTV Media. But the main chairman for ITV PLC was Archie Norman.
How is ITV funded?• ITV is a commercial institution they are funded by showing advertisement so they’re able to pay for the TV programmes they put on their channels..
How many channels does ITV have?What are they?• ITV have 5 different channels.• ITV1• ITV2• ITV3• ITV4• CITV
What kind of things can you see oneach television channel?• ITV1 usually produce programmes for all audiences, they show the X-Factor and This Morning.• ITV2 usually produce programmes for adults and teenagers, they show The Only Way Is Essex and Celebrity Juice.• ITV3 usually produce programmes for adults and teenagers, they show drama’s such as Murder She Wrote and thrillers.• ITV4 usually produce programmes for all audiences and include sporty programmes such as The Tour Of Britain.• CITV usually produce programmes such as Horrid Henry and is usually targeted for children.
What are their target audiences?• ITV1 – All audiences• ITV2 – Adults and teenagers.• ITV3 – Adults and teenagers.• ITV4 – All audiences.• CITV- Children.
Who are ITV’s competitors?• BBC, Channel 4, Channel 5 etc.