Welcome to the Media Centre

You'll find all the latest TV Licensing news right here in the Media Centre.

If you require any additional information, or to request a press release in Welsh, please email media.enquiries@tvlicensing.co.uk.

Latest press releases

13 November 2019
Thousands of black and white TVs still in use as BBC One in colour hits 50
As BBC One celebrates its 50th anniversary of colour television this week, TV Licensing has revealed that more than 6,500 UK households are still watching TV programmes on black and white TV sets.

Other news

22 October 2019
Over 20,000 young people interviewed for watching TV without a TV Licence
More than 20,000 young people aged 18 to 25 have been interviewed by TV Licensing Visiting Officers for watching live TV or BBC iPlayer without a valid licence in the last year, according to figures released by TV Licensing.
26 September 2019
Unmissable TV moments like Eurovision, Love Island and the Women's World Cup unite 18-24 year-olds
Unmissable live TV events are the most watched linear TV programmes by 18-24 year-olds throughout the UK and may hold the key to building lasting friendships, latest figures released by TV Licensing reveal.
20 September 2019
TV Licensing urges pubs to avoid a Rugby World Cup penalty
As the Rugby World cup kicks off in Japan, TV Licensing is advising all publicans to avoid a penalty and check they are correctly covered by a TV licence if they plan to show live matches.
See all press releases

TV Licensing facts

For TV Licensing facts and figures, please visit the TV Licensing Annual Review. You can find out how the licence fee is spent in the BBC Annual Report.

Media centre

Media enquiries

The TV Licensing press office is open Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5.30pm. Journalists with media enquiries can contact us on our press office number: 020 8752 6606.

Out of Hours: A duty press officer is available outside these hours (8am to 10pm) for urgent media enquiries. Accredited members of the media may contact the above number and the duty press officer will return your call.

The TV Licensing press office inbox is regularly checked during opening hours. Enquiries will be responded to as quickly as possible.

The press office is unable to assist with customer enquiries. For customer service enquiries, contact us (in step 2 of the form click the 'Contact us' button at the bottom) or use 0300 790 6112.

Twitter icon Follow us on Twitter
@TVLicensingNews

YouTube icon YouTube channel

Flickr icon Flickr

For regional press enquiries, please contact the relevant press office using the numbers below.

Midlands
0121 726 8384
North
0113 880 0444
Northern Ireland
028 9024 5691
Scotland
0141 229 7638
Wales
029 2076 4100
London and South East
0203 787 7981

General information about TV Licensing is available in other languages: