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Emma Tennant


Controller of Digital Channels

Emma joined ITV in October 2005 as Controller for ITV3 and in 2007 took on responsibility for the CITV. In June 2009 she was appointed as Controller of ITV Digital Channels, (ITV2, 3, 4 and CITV). Emma and her team are responsible for the commissioning, scheduling and acquisitions of the digital channels. She also oversees the creative CITV team in Manchester. ITV2 and ITV3 are the two most popular non-terrestrial channels in the UK, ITV4 is the tenth most popular channel and CITV is the most popular commercial children’s channel in the UK. Previous to ITV Emma worked for Living TV for nine years, in a number of roles including as Head of Programming where she was responsible for bringing CSI, Will & Grace, Charmed and Next Top Model to the channel. At ITV she has been instrumental in commissioning a range of programming including BAFTA award winning Bookaboo for CITV, the Crime Thriller Awards for ITV3, Jean Claude Van Damme Behind Closed Doors for ITV4 and The Only Way is Essex for ITV2 .

Emma will be a speaker in the session Meet The Commissioners: Commercial Broadcasters