TV market round-up: August 2017

28 Sep 2017  |  Newsline Staff 
TV market round-up: August 2017

Following a series of year-on-year revenue declines in June and July, August continued the trend in the commercial broadcast market.

ITV recorded revenues of £90m, a -4.6% drop from August 2016, while ITV Breakfast was down-3.1% to just over £4m.

Channel 4 was also down in August, recording a -2.1% decline from £41.6m to £40.7m.

Meanwhile, Total Satellite was up just 0.3%, taking its revenues to almost £170m.

Total Revenue Aug-16 Aug-17 % Change
ITV 94,360,000 90,010,000 -4.6
Channel 4 41,550,000 40,660,000 -2.1
ITV Breakfast 4,150,000 4,020,000 -3.1
Total ITV/C4/ITV Breakfast 140,060,000 134,690,000 -3.8
Total Satellite 169,180,000 169,720,000 0.3
Source: Agency Estimates
Total Satellite revenue comprises ITV digital channels; Sky Sales (inc C5 & Viacom); C4 Dig Sales (inc UKTV & BT channels) plus other dig channels
% Share of ITV Revenue by Franchise Aug-16 Aug-17 % Point Change
Anglia TV 7.60 7.59 -0.01
Carlton 12.64 12.96 0.32
Central 15.78 15.54 -0.24
HTV 6.33 6.86 0.53
LWT 10.87 11.07 0.20
Meridian 11.38 11.35 -0.03
North West/Border 11.28 10.86 -0.42
Scotland 8.02 7.95 -0.07
Ulster (UTV) 2.38 2.29 -0.09
West Country 1.93 1.94 0.01
Yorkshire/North East 11.79 11.50 -0.29
CPTs Adults Men Women Hwvs Hwvs/Ch ABC1 Adults
ITV 9.61 27.64 14.73 13.93 106.18 24.07
% Ch YoY -4.68 -7.32 -3.27 -3.35 -9.97 -10.37
Channel 4 inc +1 9.11 22.75 15.20 14.23 63.50 17.85
% Ch YoY -11.68 -5.78 -15.62 -14.67 -5.12 -17.51
Impacts Adults Men Women Hwvs Hwvs/Ch ABC1 Adults
ITV 11,019.04 3,831.29 7,187.74 7,604.74 997.33 4,399.78
% Ch YoY 0.07 2.92 -1.38 -1.30 5.95 6.42
Channel 4 inc +1 5,249.78 2,102.46 3,147.30 3,360.56 753.29 2,679.47
% Ch YoY 10.84 3.90 16.02 14.72 3.17 18.68
Channel 5 3,998.06 1,406.19 2,591.85 2,751.96 618.66 1,590.13
% Ch YoY 3.13 3.70 2.82 1.92 10.08 8.82
Satellite 46,484.09 21,030.35 25,454.09 29,249.13 5,742.03 18,684.86
% Ch YoY 5.52 4.85 6.09 6.34 -6.57 10.37
Total Broadcast 68,853.49 29,089.40 39,764.41 44,386.98 8,363.85 28,232.30
% Ch YoY 5.21 5.15 5.25 5.39 -2.71 11.05

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