Company updates

Broadcaster TV and VOD deadlines for the May Bank Holidays

Check below for both linear and VOD deadlines and make sure to take note of these for your campaigns airing over and around the Bank Holidays.

Linear airdateInstructions, copy approval and delivery by EOP
Wednesday 1st MayFriday 26th April
Thursday 2nd MayMonday 29th April
Friday 3rd MayTuesday 30th April
Saturday 4th MayTuesday 30th April
Sunday 5th MayTuesday 30th April
Monday 6th May**Wednesday 1st May
Tuesday 7th MayWednesday 1st May
Wednesday 22nd MayFriday 17th May
Thursday 23rd MayMonday 20th May
Friday 24th MayTuesday 21st May
Saturday 25th MayTuesday 21st May
Sunday 26th MayTuesday 21st May
Monday 27th May**Wednesday 22nd May
Tuesday 28th MayWednesday 22nd May
VOD deadline: Copy, rotations, tracking tags and copy changes between >>>>>>6th-10th May need to be received by EOP 25th April
VOD deadline: Copy, rotations, tracking tags and copy changes between >>>>>>28th May – 3rd June need to be received by EOP 16th May

Bank Holiday**

Normal delivery

  • Linear copy Instructions should be supplied at least two clear working days before transmission.
  • Linear copy should be delivered at least two clear working days before transmission to avoid a late delivery surcharge.


  • To comply with these deadlines please make sure additional time is factored in for clearance approval.
  • Approval should be before or by the delivery date, please be aware that two clear working days are required for video approval and we always advise you to leave at least two weeks for full clearance.
  • Copy received dates are to avoid late copy surcharges being applied by some broadcasters.
  • UK broadcasters are represented by: ITV, Sky Media, Channel 4 and Warner Media.
  • Agencies with clients that find these deadlines unworkable should contact individual broadcaster sales representatives directly to agree on their needs.
  • On the working day before a bank holiday weekend all our clearance services shut down when the broadcasters have received all the cleared copy – we’ll always post on X and LinkedIn about early closing. Our delivery and TV Admin services remain open for business on these days.
  • If using our delivery service you can deliver your clocks to stations while copy is awaiting approval.

If you have any questions, get in touch with us.

10th April 2024