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Television Programme Production in the UK: Market Research Report

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Television Programme Production Market Research Report | SIC J59.113 | Feb 2017

Productive growth: The switch to digital has led to a proliferation of independent operators

IBISWorld’s Television Programme Production market research report offers insightful industry analysis and research into the market at the national level. IBISWorld’s in-depth industry market research is presented in a logical and consistent format. The industry report contains key industry statistics, market size, industry trends, and growth and profit forecasts for a 5-year outlook period.

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Market Share of Companies
British Broadcasting Corporation British Broadcasting Corporation market share
ITV plc ITV plc market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The Television Programme Production industry includes all companies that produce theatrical and non-theatrical TV programmes. The performance of the industry as a whole is dependent on demand from the domestic TV broadcasting industry, advertising agencies and distributors, and is also affected by the amount of time consumers have to devote to watching TV, as well as government regulations. In addition, the international market for TV programming has been exerting an increasingly strong influence over the performance of the industry in recent years. Over the five years through 2016-17, IBISWorld estimates that industry revenue will expand at a compound annual rate of 1.1% to reach £7.6 billion. This includes growth of approximately 2.6% in the current year... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The industry is moderately capital intensive, with an estimated capital-to-labour ratio of 1:6.88. This means that for every £1.00 spent on capital, approximately £6.88 is spent on labour. Labour costs are relatively high in the industry, accounting for 31% of industry revenue in 2016-17. All stages of the production process require significant amounts of labour, from the initial market research and concept development to the filming and editing of the programme. On top of this, most of the labour required by the industry is somewhat skilled, leading to a high average wage.

Depreciation costs in the industry are moderate and are expected to account for 4.5% of industry revenue in 2016-17. Exp.. purchase to read more


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What is the Television Programme Production Industry?

Firms operating within the Television Programme Production industry in the United Kingdom produce theatrical and non-theatrical TV programmes, such as TV series and documentaries. Broadcast of these programmes is not included in the industry, nor are post-production activities, which include editing, titling and the addition of computer-generated graphics.

Industry Products
News and current affairsFactualEntertainment and comedyDrama and soapsSports
Industry Activities
TV programmestelevision studios

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