Create and Craft to broadcast live on ITV1
By Mark Hayhurst 01 Aug 2019
Multi-channel home shopping retailer, Ideal Shopping Direct, have partnered with ITV to broadcast live shopping hours from Ideal World, on ITV1 from August 1, 2019.
Integrated producer broadcaster ITV’s vision is to be, ‘more than TV’, building upon ITV’s unique and winning combination of creativity and commercial strength, driven by investment in data and technology. This partnership will allow Ideal Shopping Direct the opportunity to broaden the reach of its two flagship brands, to a new audience.
Jamie Martin, CEO, Ideal Shopping Direct, said: “ITV 1 is the premiere and market leading entertainment channel in the UK and I am delighted that Ideal World and Create and Craft will be broadcast on the number one TV channel in the UK.
“Ideal World and Create and Craft will be the first TV shopping channel in the UK to broadcast in true High Definition as specified by Sky and the multi-million pound investment in HD equipment is all part of Ideal Shopping Direct’s multi-channel retail strategy as the company navigates the digital waters of media proliferation.”
Ideal Shopping Direct will be simulcasting broadcasts to ITV from August 1, 2019.