May Copy Deadlines

06th April 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 May Bank Holidays. See below for the copy deadlines for both Linear and VOD campaigns.

For VoD campaigns running between 1st – 4th May, all copy, rotations, tracking tags & copy changes need to be received by 23rd April 2021.

Deadlines for Linear campaigns:

AirdateCopy Instructions By Copy Delivery By Copy Approved By
   
Tuesday 27th Apr22nd Apr22nd Apr22nd Apr
Wednesday 28th Apr23rd Apr23rd Apr23rd Apr
Thursday 29th Apr26th Apr26th Apr26th Apr
Friday 30th Apr27th Apr27th Apr27th Apr
Saturday 1st May28th Apr28th Apr28th Apr
Sunday 2nd May28th Apr28th Apr28th Apr
**Monday 3rd May28th Apr28th Apr28th Apr
Tuesday 4th May28th Apr28th Apr28th Apr

For VoD campaigns running between 29th May – 1st June, all copy, rotations, tracking tags & copy changes need to be received by 21st May 2021.

Deadlines for Linear campaigns:

Tuesday 25th May20th May20th May20th May
Wednesday 26th May21st May21st May21st May
Thursday 27th May24th May24th May24th May
Friday 28th May25th May25th May25th May
Saturday 29th May26th May26th May26th May
Sunday 30th May26th May26th May26th May
**Monday 31st May26th May26th May26th May
Tuesday 1st June26th May26th May26th May
** 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 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.