TV market round-up: October 2017

01 Dec 2017  |  Newsline Staff 
TV market round-up: October 2017

October was a fairly poor month for most commercial broadcasters with a series of year-on-year revenue declines recorded.

Agency estimates show that Channel 4 was down -6.1% on the same period last year, recording revenues of £54.5m. ITV Breakfast was down -7.7% to just over £6m, while ITV was up just 0.6% to a little over £133m.

Meanwhile, total satellite was up 8.4% to £222m.

Total Revenue Oct-16 Oct-17 % Change
ITV 132,380,000 133,150,000 0.6
Channel 4 58,080,000 54,540,000 -6.1
ITV Breakfast 6,520,000 6,020,000 -7.7
Total ITV/C4/ITV Breakfast 196,980,000 193,710,000 -1.7
Total Satellite 204,900,000 222,090,000 8.4
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 Oct-16 Oct-17 % Point Change
Anglia TV 7.59 7.79 0.20
Carlton 12.56 12.55 -0.01
Central 15.60 15.92 0.32
HTV 6.31 6.10 -0.21
LWT 11.48 11.16 -0.32
Meridian 11.14 11.46 0.32
North West/Border 11.33 11.51 0.18
Scotland 8.17 7.82 -0.35
Ulster (UTV) 2.16 1.94 -0.22
West Country 1.90 1.94 0.04
Yorkshire/North East 11.76 11.81 0.05
CPTs Adults Men Women Hwvs Hwvs/Ch ABC1 Adults
ITV 11.79 33.60 18.17 17.16 117.40 28.82
% Ch YoY 3.56 4.13 3.25 1.88 16.85 -2.67
Channel 4 inc +1 10.22 25.35 17.13 16.28 65.88 18.94
% Ch YoY -14.30 -4.94 -20.62 -17.33 -12.45 -20.23
Impacts Adults Men Women Hwvs Hwvs/Ch ABC1 Adults
ITV 13,284.85 4,662.92 8,621.91 9,128.98 1,334.38 5,435.59
% Ch YoY -2.87 -3.40 -2.58 -1.27 -13.92 3.34
Channel 4 inc +1 6,277.75 2,531.00 3,746.74 3,940.97 973.95 3,388.44
% Ch YoY 9.62 -1.16 18.34 13.64 7.30 17.76
Channel 5 4,029.70 1,709.00 2,320.71 2,651.61 571.01 1,638.28
% Ch YoY -1.05 1.32 -2.74 -1.65 -6.90 6.08
Satellite 46,137.46 20,839.06 25,298.15 29,068.64 5,955.84 18,863.40
% Ch YoY -4.58 -6.86 -2.62 -3.16 -12.14 1.28
Total Broadcast 72,467.98 30,800.39 41,667.36 46,553.32 9,244.66 30,616.51
% Ch YoY -2.46 -4.58 -0.84 -1.00 -10.10 4.45

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