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Essex TV
Launched28 April 2016
Owned byAlin Stacescu & Viktor Tokarev
SloganBringing Essex Together
CountryUnited Kingdom
Streaming media
Essex TVwww.essex-tv.co.uk/on-demand

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Essex TV is a British Internet Protocol television channel based in Essex, England.[1]


Essex TV launched at 9:30am on 28 April 2016.[1]

Essex TV is owned by Viktor Tokarev, Tim Tiernan and Alin Stacescu.[2] [3]

Their senior management team consists of CEO Tim Tiernan, Alin Stacescu (Creative Director) and James Hedley (Chief Technical Officer).[4][5]

On 27 December 2016, an article on World News Network reported that the channel was up for sale, reportedly having being valued for £675,000.[6] On 6 February 2017 an article in Harlow Star stated that the company had reported losses of £20,000 for their first year of operating, critics later added that the loss led to meltdown of takeover talks from a prospective buyer.[7]


In the run up to the 2016 UK EU referendum. Essex TV produced a documentary named Is Essex IN or OUT released on 20 June, featuring Boris Johnson, local public figures and various members of the public from Essex.[8]

In July 2016, it was revealed that Essex TV had become the first media organization to be granted permission to film King Kigeli V of Rwanda during a UK visit as part of a documentary that was being produced about his life by the channel.[9][10]

In 2016, the channel commissioned a show hosted by former X Factor contestant Stevi Ritchie dubbed Stevi Ritchie Takes On Essex.[11]

The channel has commissioned a number of shows such as Loose Lads,[12] Up North, iCar Review and Stagey Live.

In December 2016, it was announced that the Lord Lieutenant of Essex, John Petre would deliver a Christmas message for the people of Essex. The message was initially broadcast on Christmas Eve.[13]

Other ventures[edit]

Essex Magazine[edit]

On 27 October 2016, Essex TV announced the launch of Essex Magazine, a tabloid print publication which is a part-owned subsidiary, Essex Magazine adopted similar branding with Essex TV.[14]

EssexTV Awards[edit]

The EssexTV Awards were launched in January 2017 with a view of celebrating the success of individuals, businesses and charities in Essex. [15][16]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Great Baddow: Essex TV starts filming in Great Baddow Accessed on 9/6/2016
  2. Balls, Sam (2016-03-27). "Filming begins for TV channel based in Essex". Harlow Star. Retrieved 2016-05-05.
  3. https://www.essex-tv.co.uk/matthew-martino-and-essextv-part-ways/[permanent dead link]
  4. https://www.essex-tv.co.uk/board/ Accessed on 12/9/2016
  5. http://www.screenscene.co.uk/news/tv-news/2016/03/16/local-tv-channel-essex-launch-april/ Accessed on 9/6/2016
  6. https://article.wn.com/view/2016/12/27/The_digital_boom_British_digital_channel_EssexTV_valued_at_6_u/ Accessed on 29/12/2016
  7. Mata, Will (2017-02-16). "Harlow entrepreneur speaks on Essex TV's future after £20,000 loss". Harlow Star. Retrieved 2017-03-17.[permanent dead link]
  8. http://www.brentwoodweeklynews.co.uk/news/14544153.TV_station_makes_show_on_EU_referendum/, TV station makes show on EU referendum Accessed on 10/7/2016
  9. "Essex TV get royal nod for documentary". Essex Lowdown. 2016-07-06. Retrieved 2016-07-09.[permanent dead link]
  10. http://www.barkinganddagenhampost.co.uk/home/post_people_essex_tv_lad_from_dagenham_let_loose_with_own_show_1_4609123 Accessed on 10/07/2016
  11. Brading, Wendy (15 August 2016). "He's back: X Factor star Stevi set to return to our screens in new show about Essex". Essex County Standard. Retrieved 18 August 2016.
  12. Cruse, Ellena. "Romford male chat show will use 'banter' to tackle issues". Retrieved 18 June 2017.
  13. http://www.echo-news.co.uk/news/14962712.TV_channel_appeals_for_festive_messages_from_Essex_businesses_and_residents/ Accessed on 29/12/2016
  14. "Essex Mag - Essex-TV". Retrieved 18 June 2017.
  15. "EssexTV Awards". EssexTV. 2017-01-29. Retrieved 2017-03-21.
  16. "Essex TV Awards - Red Carpet Arrivals". December 3, 2017.

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