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Friday 23 January, 2009

UTV Media PLC

Directors Dealing


For immediate release 23 January 2009

                             UTV Media plc ("UTV")                             

Directors' Dealing

 

The Board of UTV announces that on 23 January 2009 it received formal
notification from the following persons discharging managerial responsibilities
that the following ordinary shares of 5 pence each in UTV held by them
representing the percentages of the issued ordinary share capital of UTV as set
out below have been pledged by such persons to certain banks as security in
respect of personal loans taken out by them with respect to purchases of
additional UTV shares:

 

PDMR Name               Number of  % of the ordinary   Total number of  
                         shares       issued share     UTV shares held  
                                     capital of UTV                     
                                                                        
John McCann (Director)   364,298         0.38%             364,298      
                                                                        
Jim Downey (Director)    174,736         0.18%             174,736      
                                                                        
Scott Taunton            250,061         0.26%             250,061      
(Director)                                                              
                                                                        
Ronan McManamy           166,358         0.17%             166,358      
                                                                        
Michael Wilson           26,508          0.03%              26,508      

 

The individuals referred to above remain the legal and beneficial owners of the
UTV shares set out opposite their names and retain all voting and other rights
attached to such shares.

Other than as disclosed above, UTV has not been notified of any other
arrangements whereby a PDMR or his connected person has granted security over
shares in UTV.

For further information contact:

UTV Media plc

Jim Downey

Group Finance Director

Telephone: + 44 (0) 28 90 262098

Ends.