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ITV, Channel 4 and Five merger could happen

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Media Guardian have reported that ITV execs have laid out concrete plans for much speculated three-way merger which would see them, Channel 4 and Five merged as a single advertiser-funded commercial broadcaster.

With all three broadcasters facing huge annual losses, jobs cuts and a prediction that the advertising downturn will continue until at least April, ITV have acted on Lord Carter’s endorsement of a large commercially-funded UK broadcaster to rival the BBC and drawn up the plans. Read the rest of this entry »

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Written by jessewhittock

February 26, 2009 at 1:35 pm