Celebrating 50 Years of Channel Television.
Channel Television (known on-air as ITV1 Channel Television) is a British television station which has served as an Independent Television (ITV) contractor to the Channel Islands since 1962. It is based in Jersey. As well as producing and broadcasting regional programmes, Channel Television was, until November 2011, one of four independent ITV companies alongside STV (incorporating STV Central and STV North), UTV and ITV plc. It is now wholly owned by ITV plc
While it was an independent company Channel had continued to offer compliance alongside ITV plc) dealing with programmes for ITV Network Limited. Some of the programmes Channel Television took responsibility for included The X Factor, Midsomer Murders and the British Comedy Awards. Typically the compliance department within ITV plc had dealt with all content produced by its constituent companies while Channel Television took on independent productions for ITV Network Limited.
Digital switchover in the Channel Islands was completed in November 2010.