Entertainment & Media
Immediate Media Co is the special interest content and platform company, home to over 1,000 people across eight divisions. We own and operate some of the best-loved brands in the UK. And we only focus on special interest markets, engaging over 74 million global passionate consumers each month, offering them world-class content and innovative new products and services – including ecommerce, and live events.
Immediate operates over 75 consumer brands and sell over 76 million magazines each year. With 1.1 million active subscribers, our audiences are affluent and loyal to their favourite brands. And with more than 90 licensed editions globally, the universal appeal of our content and brands make us one of the largest licensors of magazine media brands in Europe.
Our wholly-owned brands include Radio Times, olive, Homes & Antiques, Cycling Plus, Bike Radar, MadeForMums, and Mollie Makes. We publish BBC Good Food, BBC History magazine, BBC Gardeners’ World magazine, BBC Science Focus and the CBeebies portfolio, under licence from BBC Studios, BBC Top Gear on behalf of BBC Studios and children’s titles for LEGO and Disney.
In 2019, Immediate acquired both Upper Street Events Ltd and River Street, adding a specialist interest live events portfolio to our fast-growing, multi-platform media business.
Immediate was named the UK’s Best Place to Work by Glassdoor in 2022, Digital Consumer Publisher of the Year at the AOP Awards 2021, Tech Provider of the year at the British Media Awards in 2020, and won over 20 industry awards in 2021