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Thursday 23 March, 2006

ITV PLC

Rule 2.10 Announcement

ITV PLC
23 March 2006

ITV plc

23 March 2006

For Immediate Release


                                ITV plc ('ITV')

             Rule 2.10 Announcement - Relevant Securities in Issue


In accordance with Rule 2.10 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers, ITV
confirms that it has 4,129,847,880 ordinary shares of 10p in issue.

The International Securities Identification Number for ITV's ordinary shares is
GB0033986497.



Dealing Disclosure Requirements

Under the provisions of Rule 8.3 of the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers (the
'City Code'), if any person is, or becomes, 'interested' (directly or
indirectly) in 1% or more of any class of 'relevant securities' of ITV all
'dealings' in any 'relevant securities' of that company (including by means of
an option in respect of, or a derivative referenced to, any such 'relevant
securities') must be publicly disclosed by no later than 3.30 pm (London time)
on the London business day following the date of the relevant transaction.  This
requirement will continue until the date on which any offer becomes, or is
declared, unconditional as to acceptances, lapses or is otherwise withdrawn or
on which the 'offer period' otherwise ends.  If two or more persons act together
pursuant to an agreement or understanding, whether formal or informal, to
acquire an 'interest' in 'relevant securities' of ITV, they will be deemed to be
a single person for the purpose of Rule 8.3.

Under the provisions of Rule 8.1 of the City Code, all 'dealings' in 'relevant
securities' of ITV by ITV or any of the members of the bidding consortium, or by
any of their respective 'associates', must be disclosed by no later than 12.00
noon (London time) on the London business day following the date of the relevant
transaction.

A disclosure table, giving details of the companies in whose 'relevant
securities' 'dealings' should be disclosed, and the number of such securities in
issue, can be found on the Takeover Panel's website at
www.thetakeoverpanel.org.uk.

'Interests in securities' arise, in summary, when a person has long economic
exposure, whether conditional or absolute, to changes in the price of
securities.  In particular, a person will be treated as having an 'interest' by
virtue of the ownership or control of securities, or by virtue of any option in
respect of, or derivative referenced to, securities.

Terms in quotation marks are defined in the City Code, which can also be found
on the Panel's website.  If you are in any doubt as to whether or not you are
required to disclose a 'dealing' under Rule 8, you should consult the Panel.



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