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Example IPC tariff usage

  • UK (all media)
  • Worldwide excluding UK (all media)

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The IPC blanket licence is available to all independent production companies and producers making programmes for primary broadcast in the UK, where the music is not covered by an existing broadcaster blanket agreement.

Programmes made for online covered under the IPC blanket licence at the rates below.

Other available rates:

  • UK (all media)
  • Worldwide excluding UK (all media)

These are charged at 50% of the worldwide rate (all media rates listed in the table below).

Licence category

Worldwide (all media)

Single cue £71
Single track £153
Single production £560
Single series (up to 8 productions) £2,000
Annual deal - single IPC From £5,000
Annual deal - group IPC By negotiation:
Call +44 (0)20 3741 4101

Production music rate card notes

  • IPC rates from 1 January 2017 - 31 March 2017.
  • Aggregation is permitted on all per 30 second rates. Aggregation allows various music cues to be added together to produce a cumulative total.
  • If you are making a TV programme promo please call +44 (0)20 3741 4101 for a quote.
  • Productions are covered in perpertuity.
  • Radio, public location and theatrical uses are excluded from IPC rates

How do you apply?

Please complete an application form and send it to tvprogrammes@prsformusic.com.

Download the IPC TV production music application form

You will then be sent terms and conditions. Once you have read and agreed to the terms and conditions, please return a signed copy confirming the licensing option(s) you require.

You will need to supply a cuesheet for each production to confirm the music you have used. You will need to submit the same cuesheet to the original commissioning broadcaster.

Download the cuesheet spreadsheet template

A licence is not valid until payment has been received by MCPS.

Please contact the IPC team on +44 (0)20 3741 4101 or tvprogrammes@prsformusic.com for more information about the rates and terms.

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