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STV is Scotland's leading digital media brand.

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STV is Scotland’s leading digital media brand, providing consumers with quality content on air, online and on demand. 
 
STV’s broadcast channel reaches 3.5 million viewers each month with first class programming including soaps Emmerdale and Coronation Street, big drama productions, entertainment hits The X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent, strong home-grown productions and the most comprehensive local news service in the UK. 
 
STV’s digital business incorporates Scotland’s most popular commercial media website, stv.tv, and includes an enhanced digital news app serving consumers local, national and international news as well as features, sport and weather in one place.  The STV Player offers consumers within STV’s licence areas in Scotland the opportunity to enjoy programmes live or on catch-up.
                                      
STV content is available across platforms including iOS, Android, YouView and Samsung Smart TV.
 

STV Productions

STV Productions is one of the UK’s leading content businesses with ambitious plans for domestic and international growth. 
 
The company, led by award-winning executive David Mortimer, has a record of success across a range of genres, including drama, entertainment and factual, for a wide range of broadcasters.  Eighteen series of ratings winner Antiques Road Trip has been produced for the BBC, along with eight series of sister programme Celebrity Antiques Road Trip
 
In entertainment, the company has produced seven series of Catchphrase for ITV, game shows And They’re Off...for Sport Relief for BBC One and Babushka for ITV Daytime, as well as The Dressing Room for UKTV’s entertainment channel W.
 
STV Productions has a track record of producing quality drama, with four part thriller The Victim – starring Kelly Macdonald and John Hannahdue for transmission on BBC One. STV Productions has also confirmed a second BBC drama commission - Elizabeth is Missing, adapted from Emma Healey’s novel. Previous drama productions include Taggart and Rebus for ITV.
 
Highlights among Factual series and specials include Britain’s Polar Bear Cub for Channel 4, two series of Prison: First & Last 24 Hours for Sky1, Ross Kemp Behind Bars – Inside Barlinnie for ITV, Scotland and the Battle for Britain presented by Andrew Marr for BBC Two, Fire in the Night, an award winning feature documentary to mark the 25th anniversary of the Piper Alpha disaster and Tutankhamun: The Truth Uncovered for BBC1, Smithsonian Channel and Discovery Canada.
 
STV Productions works with a number of leading international sales agents that distribute its programmes and formats outside the UK. The company’s partnership with Sky Vision covers international distribution of STV Productions' unscripted catalogue as well as a global distribution deal for forthcoming BBC drama, The Victim.