Thursday July 2, 2020

Acquisition by ITV could save UTV Ireland millions

UTV Ireland currently buys a number of shows from ITV, including its biggest audience winners, Coronation Street and Emmerdale

25th October, 2015
Daniel and Majella O’Donnell: the new series of their B&B Road Trip starts this Monday on UTV IrelandMaxwells

The acquisition of UTV Ireland by ITV could be a massive cost-saver for the Irish channel.

Last week, it was announced that ITV had bought UTV’s television assets including UTV Ireland and the Ulster UTV channel, in a £100 million deal.

UTV Ireland currently buys a number of TV shows from ITV, including its biggest audience winners, the soaps Coronation Street and Emmerdale, for what’s thought to be a multimillion-euro sum. When TV3...

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