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ITV chief executive questioned on the future of public service broadcasting

10 July 2020

MPs hear from ITV's Chief Executive Dame Carolyn McCall on how the broadcaster has responded to the Covid-19 crisis in the second session of the Committee's inquiry into the future of public service broadcasting.

Purpose of the session

Measures ITV has taken to protect itself financially, following dramatic falls in advertising revenue, the impacts of the crisis on the production of content, and the safe return to production will be examined. The Committee will also discuss the organisation's commitment to diversity and representation, both on and off screen.

ITV will offer its perspective on the inquiry's wider remit examining the societal role of PSBs, their funding, content, and regulation against a backdrop of increased competition from digital, subscription and streaming services.

Witnesses

Tuesday 14 July 2020

At 9.30am:

  • Dame Carolyn McCall, Chief Executive, ITV
  • Magnus Brooke, Director of Policy and Regulatory Affairs, ITV

Previous evidence

The Committee heard from the BBC and Channel 4 in the first session of this inquiry on 16 June.

Further information

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