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Thursday 20 December, 2007

SMG PLC

Holding(s) in Company

SMG PLC
20 December 2007



TR-1: notification of major interests in shares


1.  Identity of the issuer or the underlying issuer of existing shares to which 
    voting rights are attached:

    SMG plc


2.  Reason for notification (yes/no)

    An acquisition or disposal of voting rights

    An acquisition or disposal of financial instruments which may result
    in the acquisition of shares already issued to which voting rights are    
    attached

    An event changing the breakdown of voting rights                         Yes

    Other (please specify):______________


3.  Full name of person(s) subject to the notification obligation:                    

    ITV plc            


4.  Full name of shareholder(s) (if different from 3):        

    Granada Media Limited
                                                

5.  Date of the transaction (and date on which the threshold is crossed or 
    reached if different):         

    19 December 2007


6.  Date on which issuer notified:                         

    20 December 2007


7.  Threshold(s) that is/are crossed or reached:          

    From 16.7% to 5.57%


8. Notified details:


A: Voting rights attached to shares

Class/   Situation previous to the  Resulting situation after the triggering 
type of  Triggering transaction     transaction
shares
if
possible
using     Number of  Number of      Number of  Number of            % of voting
the ISIN  Shares     Voting Rights  shares     voting rights        rights
CODE
                                    Direct     Direct     Indirect  Direct Indirect

Ord GBP   53,019,236 53,019,236     53,019,236 53,019,236    -      5.57      -
0.025

B: Financial Instruments

Resulting situation after the triggering transaction

Type of     Expiration Exercise/     Number of voting rights that may   % of
financial   date       Conversion    be acquired if the instrument is   voting
instrument             Period/ Date  exercised/ converted.              rights

   -          -             -                      -                      -

Total (A+B)

Number of voting rights                      % of voting rights

53,019,236                                   5.57




9.  Chain of controlled undertakings through which the voting rights and/or the
    financial instruments are effectively held, if applicable:

    Granada Media Limited is a wholly owned subsidiary of ITV plc


Proxy Voting:

10. Name of the proxy holder:                                               N/A


11. Number of voting rights proxy holder will cease to hold:                N/A


12. Date on which proxy holder will cease to hold voting rights:            N/A


13. Additional information:   

    Change of voting rights following the SMG rights issue, and basedon a new 
    issued share capital of 950,853,218 announced by SMG plc on 20 December 2007.


14. Contact name:

    Jane E A Tames, 
    Company Secretary


15. Contact telephone number:                                 
    
    0141 300 3074




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