May 2015 Bank Holiday Copy Deadlines

10th April 2015

Joint UK Broadcasters –  2015 May Bank Holidays



Copy & Instructions Delivery Timetable



Early May Bank Holiday


Airdate                            Copy Instructions By           Copy Delivery By

Tues 28th April                 23rd April                               23rd April

Wed 29th April                  24th April                               24th April

Thurs 30th April                27th April                                27th April

Fri 1st May                        28th April                               28th April

Sat 2nd May                     29th April                               29th April

Sun 3rd May                      29th April                               29th April

Mon 4th May**                   29th April                               29th April

Tues 5th May                    29th April                               29th April



Spring Bank Holiday


Airdate                           Copy Instructions By            Copy Delivery By

Tues 19th May               14th May                                    14th May

Wed 20th May                15th May                                    15th May

Thur 21st May                18th May                                     18th May

Fri 22nd May                  19th May                                     19th May

Sat 23rd May                  20th May                                     20th May

Sun 24th May                 20th May                                      20th May

Mon 25th May**             20th May                                       20th May

Tues 26th May               20th May                                      20th May


** Bank holiday


Copy Instructions should be supplied at least 2 clear working days before transmission.


Copy should be delivered at least 2 clear working days before transmission to avoid a late delivery surcharge.


Standard VoD campaigns between 27th April  – 5th May, copy, rotations & tracking tags by 24th April.


Standard VoD campaigns between 18th May  – 26th May, copy, rotations & tracking tags by 15th May.


These deadlines have been agreed by: ITV, Sky Media, Channel 4, Channel 5 & Turner Broadcasting.


Agencies with clients for whom the indicated deadlines cannot be met should contact individual broadcasters to obtain their agreement.  To comply with these deadlines please ensure additional time is factored in for Clearcast approval.