There are times when I've been looking into the date the Euro was adopted in Spain and within half an hour I'm somehow reading up on the history of the Scotland North ITV franchise
(it was 2006 when it stopped being Grampian TV, by the way).
Scottish Television was the first ITV franchise
to launch outside the three largest regions (London, the Midlands & Northern England) and first to broadcast seven days a week.
UTV Media, the owner of the ITV franchise
for Northern Ireland, saw its share price soar by 10% in early trading after confirming it is in talks with ITV over the sale of its TV assets.
It also owns the ITV franchise
for Northern Ireland.
The group, which holds the ITV franchise
for much of Scotland and has about 4m viewers a month, took a final PS5.3m charge in its legal dispute with ITV.
Scotland's ITV franchise
STV (LSE:STVG) reported on Monday that a comprehensive agreement with ITV (LSE:ITV), a UK commercial public service TV network, has been reached for new networking arrangements and STV to be an affiliate of the Channel 3 Network.
Birmingham City Council should create a community interest company to take over the Central England ITV franchise
and broadcast quality regional programmes.
UTV Media, which operates the ITV franchise
in Northern Ireland, reduced net debt by about 19% to pounds 77.3m from last year.
23 Which breakfast TV station - under the consortium name of Sunrise Television - won the early morning ITV franchise
from TV-am in 1991?
It was different gear and the main reason why I resented Carlton taking the ITV franchise
in London from Thames.
The TV Sales Company, and acquired a 15 per cent stake in Meridian Broadcasting, one of the new ITV franchise
STV, who hold the ITV franchise
for much of Scotland and have around four million viewers a month, hailed the success of their production arm in securing commissions for programmes, with the number of produced hours up 17 per cent last year.