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ITV2 is a free-to-air 24-hour entertainment channel in the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and the Channel Islands, owned by ITV Digital Channels Ltd., a division of ITV plc. It was released to the public with regular broadcasts on December 7, 1998, and was available on digital television platforms, cable, as well as on the analog system.
The channel is known for its programming of American shows and series such as "Gossip Girl" and "Entourage", of reality shows such as "I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here!", and self-produced shows and series such as "Secret Diary of a Call Girl" and "Celebrity Juice".
ITV2 won the channel of the year award at the "Digital Channel Broadcast Awards 2007", and on 9 June 2007, and on 25 August of the same year, it was named digital broadcast channel of the year at the Edinburgh International Television Festival.