Channel 4 has released its annual report for 2015, with the corporation boasting record revenues of £979m.
The broadcaster's revenues are up by £41m on 2014.
The report also revealed the broadcaster worked with 295 suppliers to deliver its content, with a total spend over the year of £629m, of which £455m (approx. 72%) was spent on original content.
Across the Nations and Regions, content spend was at £149m.
For the first time in nine years Channel 4 has increased its audience share on its main channel across all hours, while the peak time portfolio up 12.9% year-on-year.
Channel 4 gathered over 300 awards in 2015, including 12 RTS awards, Baftas, Emmys and an Oscar.
According to figures in the report, the broadcaster is reaching a huge number of people, with over half of all 16-34 year olds having registered to use the Channel 4 site.
Foreign language content strand Walter Presents received over one million views within three weeks of launching.
In total, over 13.1 million viewers have signed up to use the All 4 on-demand service. As such digital revenues are up 30% YoY.
New Channel 4 Chairman Charles Gurassa said that the results of the report “Underline the distinctive role Channel 4 plays in British broadcasting.” Adding “the Channel continues to be an innovative, contemporary and alternative voice.”