SMG plc engages in the production and broadcasting of television and radio programs in the United Kingdom.

It operates in four divisions: 1. Television - The Television division produces and broadcasts television programs and associated enterprises. This division incorporates Scottish TV, Grampian TV, SMG TV Productions, Ginger Television, and SMG Broadcast and Event Solutions. 2. Radio - The Radio division focuses on Virgin Radio, the national commercial pop and rock music station. 3. Cinema - The Cinema division provides advertising space within cinema complexes. 4. Outdoor. The Outdoor division offers advertising solutions across various outdoor media. The company also engages in the sale of advertising airtime and space in media, cinema, and Internet services. SMG is based in Glasgow, the United Kingdom.

Television
stv SMG’s broadcasting business is known as stv and incorporates two services – one for the north of Scotland and one for central Scotland. Together, these services produce 15 hours per week of dedicated regional programming to over 4.5 million viewers across Scotland. Both regional and national broadcasters, stv’s wide range of programming reflects Scotland’s distinctive political, legal, educational, cultural and sporting institutions via news, current affairs and non-news programming, including original new regional drama and sport. News is at the heart of both services, with Scotland Today and North Tonight bringing viewers live, comprehensive and up-to-the-minute news from across the region with regular evening news programmes and bulletins throughout the day. stv’s news services have minute-by-minute comprehensive online support, with Scotland Today offering clips available to download, a daily news email service. Whilst stv broadcasts separate regional news services, they broadcast a common television schedule for their non-news programming allowing the whole of Scotland to share in regional entertainment, drama and documentary productions coming out of both the north and central regions. Broadcasting since 1957, stv in the central region produces a rich and varied range of genre including cutting edge drama, special election programming, dedicated sports

programming and original documentary. Recent productions include High Times, Home for the Holidays and the longest running sports programme in the world, Scotsport. stv has broadcast a service in the North of Scotland since 1961 and has the largest transmission area of any ITV licensee. Based in Aberdeen, stv also has news studios in Dundee and Inverness covering Tayside, North Fife, the Highlands and Islands. Recent productions include Unsolved, Seeing Scotland and Beyond Explanation. stv is committed to fostering creative talent, innovative programming and reflecting regional identity. SMG Productions SMG Productions is a major player in the UK and international television production industry, constantly endeavouring to nurture and develop the talent essential for the health of the TV industry outside the south east. SMG Productions, together with its sister company, Ginger Productions, has produced a wide range of programmes for a variety of networks including top quality ITV1 drama like Taggart and Goodbye Mr. Chips and Rebus and high profile factual programming for ITV1 and ITV2 including Jack Osbourne - Adremaline Junkie, Club Reps, Don't Drop The Coffin and Medics of the Glen. SMG Productions also produces peaktime programming for BBC1, Channel 4, Sky1, and Five. Its track record in children's programming includes How2, Squeak! and the CITV dramas, Butterfingers and Harry and the Wrinklies. Many programmes are also well known in the international market, with drama selling into over 100 territories. SMG Solutions SMG Solutions, the production resources division of SMG, is the home of some of the UK broadcasting industry’s best talent and leading edge facilities. It contains three business areas, staffed by a team of talented and committed professionals with the track record and expertise to offer clients excellent creative and technical solutions. A business with a strong external focus, it has the capability to be responsive to the rapidly-changing broadcast environment, delivering a flexible and innovative approach to outside broadcasts, studio operations, post-production, corporate events and TV commercial production.

Radio
Virgin Radio Virgin Radio is the nation's only commercial pop and rock music station. Serving the UK since 1993 it has consistently provided an alternative for the musically disenfranchised who want to hear great music rather than whatever is number one. Combining today's best music with classic tracks you'll hear best music from the biggest acts in the world,

such as Coldplay, U2, Red Hot Chili Peppers and Oasis, classics from music legends such as Queen, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and David Bowie, as well as new music from artists such as Razorlight, Kaiser Chiefs and Keane. Virgin Radio Broadcasts nationwide on digital radio, digital television and 1215AM; in London on 105.8FM; and online at www.virginradio.co.uk Virgin Radio Classic Rock The original classic rock radio station, from Virgin Radio - the spiritual home of rock. Virgin Radio Classic Rock broadcasts in London on DAB Digital Radio and across the UK on the internet - with top-name presenters like Leona Graham and Russ Williams. www.virginradioclassicrock.co.uk Virgin Radio Groove London's digital soul station, playing non-stop classic soul, Motown, and disco. The Virgin Radio Groove broadcasts across London on DAB Digital Radio, and across the UK via the Virgin Radio Groove website. www.virginradiogroove.co.uk Virgin Radio Xtreme Virgin Radio Xtreme plays New Music first - you get more New Music every hour than any other UK Radio station. Fronted by Xtreme Head Honcho Steve Harris check out the jukebox now for the latest tracks from The Ordinary Boys, The Streets and Pete Doherty, My Chemical Romance, Beck and The Fratellis. Listen to Steve Harris on The Edge every Friday night from 7pm for this week's brand new indie, followed by Silent Dave in the mix and for the weekend come-down tune into Hippies for an hour, back to back sessions from the The Edge archives Sunday nights from 7-8pm. www.virginradioxtreme.co.uk

Cinema
Pearl & Dean Pa Pa Pa Pa Pa Pa Pa Pa, Pearl & Dean, a tune so synonymous with cinema you can almost smell the popcorn. A vibrant brand in today's consumer and business sectors, Pearl & Dean has been screening advertising gems since 1953. Pearl & Dean provides on and off-screen media opportunities across some of the biggest and best cinemas in the UK. These now include Vue, Reeltime, Caledonian and Apollo circuits as well as many successful independents. Accounting for 25.4% of the cinema advertising industry, Pearl & Dean now represent over 1000 screens across the UK and Eire.

Outdoor
Primesight Primesight markets an expansive portfolio of outdoor media products across the UK. Key products include small and large format displays on major roads; displays at locations such as leading cinemas and health clubs; retail outlets and the Glasgow underground network. Primesight provides advertising solutions for both audience targeting and coverage requirements. Details of Primesight's development in the premium large format market are on www.primesight.co.uk. Information about campaigns that Primesight markets, case studies and general outdoor media facts are also available on the website.

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