UTV Ireland has hopes of a new beginning

Do not adjust your set: with a new owner, the struggling UTV Ireland has been given that rarest of things in broadcast media – a second chance

24th April, 2016
Alison Comyn and Claire Brock, Ireland Live presenters on UTV Ireland Picture: Maxwells

It has been nearly two months since ITV officially took over UTV and UTV Ireland, and while there’s no visible change for the Irish TV channel, plenty of talks are taking place behind the scenes.

Teams from the mothership have been sent in to review the channel, which has had a troubled time since its launch in January 2015.

Alex De Groote, media analyst at Peel Hunt LLP, said it might be a year...

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