Trading Update & Institutional Site Visit

  • Trading Update & Institutional Site Visit

    7th June 2024

    Total Advertising Revenue up in Q1 with momentum continuing into Q2 Total Advertising Revenue (TAR) up 5% in Q1 and expected to be up 15-20% in Q2 driven by Euro 2024 Overall, H1 TAR expected to be up around 10-12% Current orderbook of secured future revenues in STV Studios of…

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  • BBC confirms three popular antiques programmes will return for new series

    8th May 2024

    BBC Daytime has commissioned new series of hit antiques programmes The Travelling Auctioneers, Antiques Road Trip and Celebrity Antiques Road Trip from production company STV Studios. An afternoon stalwart since its launch in 2010, Antiques Road Trip has been recommissioned for a 29th series on BBC One (20 x 45’),…

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  • STV Studios’ Bridge of Lies format set to travel stateside with bumper order from Game Show Network

    2nd April 2024

    Hit STV Studios quiz show format, Bridge of Lies, will soon be challenging audiences across the pond, as US broadcaster Game Show Network has placed a bumper order of 100 episodes of the show, to launch in June. The series will air under the local title, Beat the Bridge, and…

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  • TV CONFIRMS RENEWAL OF CHANNEL 3 LICENCES

    21st March 2024

    STV agrees terms for north and central Scotland licences for 10-year period from 2025 Broadcaster confirms ongoing commitment to high quality Public Service Broadcasting Network programming agreement with ITV in place throughout licence duration STV Group plc today (Thursday 21 March) confirms that it has accepted new financial terms with…

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  • STV Studios secures bumper Yorkshire Auction House order from Warner Bros. Discovery UK & Ireland – plus a brand-new spin-off series

    20th March 2024

    STV Studios has secured a 40-episode commission from Warner Bros. Discovery UK & Ireland to produce a brand-new series of The Yorkshire Auction House, Celebrity Yorkshire Auction House, and spin-off version, The Derbyshire Auction House, for the Really channel. The commission includes the fifth series of hit show The Yorkshire…

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  • Simon Pitts, Chief Executive Officer, to step down over next 12 months

    13th March 2024

    STV Group plc (“STV” or the “Company”) today announces that Simon Pitts has informed the Board of his decision to step down from his role as Chief Executive Officer over the next twelve months to take up a new appointment beginning in Q1 2025. Until his departure Simon will remain…

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  • Diversification targets exceeded; profit in line with guidance; new 3-year growth plan; CEO succession

    Diversification targets exceeded; profit in line with guidance; new 3-year growth plan; CEO succession

    13th March 2024

    Highlights Diversification strategy continues to accelerate: Group revenue growth of 22% Studios revenue and adjusted operating profit trebles Digital revenue +6% and operating profit +16% 75% of Group adj. operating profit outside broadcasting, well ahead of 50% target Adjusted Group operating profit of £20.1m down 22%, impacted by linear advertising…

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  • Brookside stars’ delight as STV Player reveals huge streaming numbers one year after relaunching iconic soap

    7th February 2024

    Brookside has been streamed over 14 million times since February 2023 In Scotland, classic show streamed more times than Coronation Street and Emmerdale across the year Liverpool and Isle of Man revealed as hotspots for Brookie fans Former Brookside actors Sunetra Sarker and Alex Fletcher have said they’re “thrilled” and…

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  • STV Studios becomes majority shareholder in high-end scripted production company, Two Cities Television

    31st January 2024

    Increased equity stake from 25% to 51% accelerates STV Studios’ growth plan and is materially earnings enhancing High-end drama producer has secured revenues of £55m over next 3 years across multiple series Investment will help underpin Two Cities’ growth and strengthen STV Studios’ position as leading Nations & Regions producer…

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  • STV Studios welcomes Andy Sockanathan and James Smales to Entertainment development team

    22nd January 2024

    Beat the Chasers co-creator Andy Sockanathan appointed director of development at STV Studios Entertainment Picture Slam co-creator James Smales joins as development executive The pair will work to expand and strengthen STV Studios Entertainment’s slate in the UK and internationally STV Studios has announced the appointment of Beat the Chasers…

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