AB & Copy Deadlines

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Joint UK Broadcasters Deadlines

Copy Instructions, Delivery & Approval Timetable

Airdate Copy Instructions By  Copy Delivery By Copy Approval By
Tues 21st Aug 16th Aug 17th Aug 17th Aug
Weds 22nd Aug 17th Aug 20th Aug 20th Aug
Thurs 23rd Aug 20th Aug 21st Aug 21st Aug
Fri 24th Aug 20th Aug 21st Aug 21st Aug
Sat 25th Aug 21st Aug 21st Aug 22nd Aug
Sun 26th Aug 21st Aug 21st Aug 22nd Aug
Mon 27th Aug **  22nd Aug 23rd Aug 23rd Aug
Tues 28th Aug 22nd Aug 23rd Aug 23rd Aug


  Normal Delivery: Copy Instructions, and copy should be delivered and approved at least 2 clear working days before transmission to avoid a late surcharge.

VOD: Copy, rotations, & tags required for activation between 24th - 28th August must be delivered by 17th August

  **   Bank Holiday



1 Copy Received Dates are to avoid late copy surcharges being applied by some Broadcasters.
2 UK Broadcasters are those represented by: ITV, Channel 4, Sky Media, & Turner Broadcasting
3 Agencies with clients for whom the indicated deadlines are impractical should contact individual broadcaster sales representatives directly to agree their requirements. (e.g. Newspapers)



Channel 4 2018 Advance Booking deadlines

Month Deadline
July 2018 Tuesday 1st May 2018
August 2018 Tuesday 5th June 2018
September 2018 Tuesday 3rd July 2018
October 2018 Wednesday 1st August 2018
November 2018 Tuesday 4th September 2018
December 2018 Tuesday 2nd October 2018