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ITV

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ITV

(1) See Internet TV and interactive TV.

(2) (Independent TV) A popular U.K. TV channel that debuted in 1955. The oldest commercial network in the U.K., ITV2, ITV3, ITV4, ITVBe, CITV, The Store and ITV Box Office are sister channels.

(3) (iTV) An often-forecasted TV set from Apple that never came to fruition. See Apple TV.
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In the rare interview for UTV, the Northern Ireland ITV franchise, Savile, who died last year, said he "never loved" the children on his show Jim'll Fix It.
An ITV franchise was once famously described as a "licence to print money" - but not any more, judging on the gloomy news from the company.
Other media shares were also on the rise with Reuters up 2.75p at 228.5p while ITV franchise holder Ulster Television put on 1p to 321p after positive comments on the advertising market and a solid rise in turnover.
"Scottish now have enough episodes to see them through until 2002, when their ITV franchise comes up for renewal.
More often than not, sport is on the telly only because of promises in the BBC charter or an ITV franchise, or the commitment of their sports departments - not at the behest of the telly accountants.
In the last ITV franchise period, which ended last December, the network comprised 15 regional stations, each with a costly sales division.
UTV, which operates the Northern Ireland ITV franchise and owns 24 radio stations in the UK and Ireland, said pretax profits were up 12 per cent for the first six months of the year.
Broadcasting group UTV, which runs 24 radio stations and an ITV franchise, said the discounted rights issue formed part of a wider refinancing plan aimed at reducing debt and strengthening its balance sheet.
UTV has the Northern Irish ITV franchise, radio stations in Cork, Limerick, Dublin and Liverpool and recently won a licence to broadcast in Belfast.
as Thames, the name of Pearson's old ITV franchise.
And some of the new ITV franchise winners are unhappy about the obligation to use ITN.
Broadcasting group UTV, which runs 24 radio stations and an ITV franchise, said the discounted rights issue formed part of a widerre Tnancing aimed at reducing debt and strengthening its balance sheet.