ITV Encore

ITV and Hulu team for brothel drama

UK broadcaster ITV and US streaming service Hulu are joining forces to make Harlots, a period drama following Samantha Morton (The Last Panthers, pictured) as a brothel owner. The series will follow Morton’s character, Margaret Wells, as she struggles to reconcile her roles as mother and brothel owner. The project was written and created by […]

ITV Studios on track for £100m 2014 revenue boost

The content arm of ITV is on course to grow revenues by £100 million (US$157.5 million) in 2014, the UK broadcaster said this morning. The commercial channel operator reported results for the first nine months of the year, with ITV Studios revenues up 10% in the period. ITV Studios reported revenue of £207 million in […]

ITV lines up summer launch for Encore

UK broadcaster ITV is set to launch its new pay channel, ITV Encore, on June 9. The network will launch on Sky Channel 123 and will be home to “the best of contemporary British ITV drama”. ITV Encore’s branding has been produced in-house, while details of its schedule and broadcast hours will be confirmed closer […]

ITV to launch pay channel on Sky

UK commercial broadcaster ITV is to launch a pay TV channel on the BSkyB platform later this year. The new service, ITV Encore, will feature ITV drama series from recent years and will, from next year, screen original commissions. ITV has also struck a deal with Sky that will see ITV content being made available […]