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UTV Media PLC (UTV)

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Thursday 14 July, 2011

UTV Media PLC

Holding(s) in Company


                       ACQUISITION BY TRUST - PSP AWARDS                       

                                 UTV Media plc                                 

                   Announcement to the London Stock Exchange                   

Notification of Interests: paragraph 3.1.4 of the Disclosure and Transparency
Rules

The UTV Employee Benefit Trust, a discretionary trust established for the
benefit of employees of UTV Media plc and its subsidiaries (the "Trust")
acquired a total of 200,000 ordinary shares of 5 pence each in the Company,
representing 0.21% of the Company's total issued share capital, on 8th July
2011 at a price of £1.31 per share, in order to hedge the liability of awards
made under the Company's long term incentive plans. This transaction was
notified to the Company on 10th July 2011. The total holding of the Trust
following this transaction is 699,999 ordinary shares, representing 0.73% of
the Company's total issued share capital.

The executive directors of UTV Media plc, J McCann, N McKeown, J R Downey and S
Taunton, are potential beneficiaries of the Trust and are deemed to be
interested in such shares and the dealings thereof.

Name of contact and telephone number for queries: Michael Jess: 02890 262220

For and on behalf of UTV Media plc

N McKeown

Company Secretary

14th July 2011