This market includes the production of programmes for UK television networks television as well as associated, or spin-off, revenues from sources such as overseas programme sales, format licensing and exploitation of digital rights. It excludes other types of production such as films and corporate productions as well as commissions from overseas broadcasters. The report reviews the trends which are impacting the television production industry, at the global level in what is increasingly an international industry, as well as specifically in the UK. It also quantifies the UK market size, historical growth rates, segmentation patterns and sets out the trends which have driven these figures. This includes an in-depth analysis of television industry revenue and the factors behind it as well as spending patterns. Our forecast for industry growth by segment is based on this analysis of historical trends and our understanding of how growth drivers impact the key customers and segments.
Why is it useful? The UK television production industry has continued to grow in recent years despite the economic downturn. It is now a significant export-earning industry for the UK. The pace of change both in technology and business models looks likely to increase in the future Despite recent market consolidation, the industry is relatively fragmented with potential for further mergers to occur.
Who is it useful for? TV Production companies Broadcasters and television networks Investors in these businesses Market regulators and policymakers Banks, analysts, consultants and other parties with interests in the sector
What are the sources and methodology? This report is based on
Publicly available data including company annual reports, websites, press releases and government statistics
Interviews with senior-level contacts in the market
In-depth analysis of the macroeconomic environment and relevant market drivers
Our own experience of advising both companies and investors involved in the television production industry Information from these sources has been synthesised and presented clearly and concisely with extensive use of charts and tables to illuminate points and support conclusions