2021 August Bank holiday deadlines

18th June 2021

We now have the copy delivery, instruction and approval timetable which has been agreed by Channel 4, ITV, Sky and WarnerMedia for the 2021 August Bank Holiday. See below for the copy deadlines for both Linear and VOD campaigns.

For VoD campaigns running between 30th August – 1st September 2021, all copy, rotations, tracking tags & copy changes need to be received by EOP 19th August 2021.

Deadlines for Linear campaigns:

 Linear AirdateInstructions BeforeDelivery BeforeApproval Before
 Tues 24th Aug19th Aug19th Aug19th Aug 
 Wed 25th Aug20th Aug20th Aug 20th Aug 
 Thur 26th Aug23rd Aug23rd Aug23rd Aug 
 Fri 27th Aug24th Aug24th Aug 24th Aug 
 Sat 28th Aug25th Aug25th Aug 25th Aug 
 Sun 29th Aug25th Aug25th Aug 25th Aug 
 Mon 30th Aug**25th Aug25th Aug 25th Aug 
 Tues 31st Aug25th Aug25th Aug 25th Aug 

**   Bank Holiday – Clearcast closed

To comply with these deadlines please ensure additional time is factored in for Clearcast 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.

For questions about this, or anything else, please get in touch at enquiries@clearcast.co.uk.