Business Affairs


This section of the Channel 5 website is currently being updated. Please keep an eye on this section as we hope to have information available for you shortly.

Useful Documents

Channel 5’s Code of Practice

Channel 5 has throughout its existence adopted a policy of negotiating potential developments and commissions on a case by case basis in a flexible, fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory manner and will continue to do so in the future. This Code of Practice has been drawn up in order to comply with the obligation imposed on Channel 5 pursuant to Section 285 of the Communications Act 2003 and sets out the fundamental principles which Channel 5 will adhere to in all of its dealings with independent producers.

Channel 5’s Production Tariff

This tariff is for all Channel 5 Commissioned Productions by genre (Primary Rights only).

Channel 5’s Terms of Trade

Channel 5 and Pact are currently in negotiations with the aim of updating our Terms of Trade, the key terms of which will be published here once agreed. In the meantime, Channel 5 will continue to discuss terms with producers on a case-by-case basis for the commissioning of new programming.