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ITV Network
ITV Network

Type

Television Network

Country

United States

Founded

1989

Sister channel(s)

ITV2
ITV3
ITV4
CITV
ITV News
ITV Sport
ITV Weather

Slogan

Where America lives.

Headquarters

New York City, NY

Owner

ITV America Holdings
(ITV plc)

Parent

ITV Television Group

Launch date

1989

Picture format

720p (HDTV)
480i (4:3 SDTV)

Callsign meaning

Independent Television

This article is not to be confused with the ITV in the UK.

ITV Network, also known as ITV for short, formely known as ITV1 from 2001 until 2013, is a British-American TV network launched in September 1989. It is based in New York City, New York. The network started when ITV Network Centre bought all nine stations of the bankrupt Independent Stations Group (formerly Independent Television Group). Those nine stations became the network's O&Os. Nowadays, ITV Network has affiliates in all 50 of the U.S. states, including Washington D.C., Alaska, and Hawaii and Puerto Rico. Currently, ITV Network is owned by ITV plc's subsidiary ITV America Holdings.

History

The early years

Pre-launch (1989)

Launch

Carlton, Granada and UNM's dominance

"TV from the Heart"

ITV1

2013 rebranding

Current programming

News (under the ITV News banner)

National News Programs

Local News Banners

  • ITV News Local (e.g.: ITV News New York, ITV News Los Angeles, ITV News Chicago)

Drama

  • Coronation Street
  • Emmerdale

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