No they're not.
The BBC has a gaurunteed income from the TV Licience while the commercial stations rely on advertizing and programme sales
The BBC totally fulfils its public service requirements in all areas. It has a politcial programme on everyday apart from saturday whereas ITV doesnt
There is a sunday evening religious slot with songs of praise on BBC1 whereas on itv they dont
They have a regional news programmes for where viewers actually live where as itv dont. ITV have cutback on its regional news
BBC offers a wider choice of programming in primetime whereas itv seem to depend on soaps