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A small amount of sharing goes a long way

Published 16 May 2024

Programme sharing across ILR

‘We’re good and getting better’

Published 9 May 2024

As ILR turns 10 years old, its father gives his views on his baby

Call for new ITV network

Published 22 April 2024

It’s time for ITV in the North to declare independence – and for TV to have a whole new set of transmitters

How to come up with the ideal jingle package

Published 18 April 2024

The thoughts and plans behind perfect station branding

How not to win an ILR franchise…

Published 14 March 2024

Charles Wintour is baffled why he failed to beat LBC for the London news contract

Double eye for the dual region

Published 15 December 2023

What we could have won: ATV’s application for the Midlands ITV contract in 1980

Bending the ear of the IBA on a bell-filled summer’s night

Published 15 December 2023

The IBA asks the people of Stoke-on-Trent for their opinions ahead of the next franchise round

The ITV Audience

Published 8 November 2023

Our microsite looks into who watches ITV

Clash bash crash

Published 15 September 2023

A new taller mast at Emley Moor was too little too late.

Southern interference

Published 21 August 2023

A mysterious voice interrupts the news

Doing numbers

Published 4 August 2023

It’s all relative when it comes to the value of an ITV contract

Flying in the news with the IBA ‘bird’

Published 31 July 2023

Instantaneous live OBs from anywhere in Europe? With the Orbital Test Satellite, it could be coming soon

Another chance to see… regional ITV

Published 21 July 2023

What’s on ITV tonight? There was once over a dozen answers to this question

The ITV giant

Published 22 May 2023

An interview with Lord Aylestone of the IBA discusses ITV-2 and breakfast TV

A view from the inside

Published 9 May 2023

Brum Henderson, deputy chairman and MD of UTV, talks to the Belfast Telegraph about the forthcoming franchise renewal

ITV in 1988: Yorkshire

Published 27 April 2023

Inside YTV in 1988

ITV in 1988: Ulster

Published 20 April 2023

Inside UTV in 1988

ITV in 1988: Tyne Tees

Published 13 April 2023

Inside Tyne Tees in 1988

Progress in engineering

Published 10 April 2023

Technological developments abound at the IBA: teletext, satellites, standards conversion and much more

ITV in 1988: TVS

Published 6 April 2023

Inside Television South in 1988

ITV in 1988: TV-am

Published 30 March 2023

Inside TV-am in 1988

The ITA Tower

Published 27 March 2023

The new concrete Emley Moor mast is commissioned

ITV in 1988: TSW

Published 23 March 2023

Inside TSW in 1988

ITV in 1988: Thames

Published 16 March 2023

Inside Thames in 1988

ITV in 1988: Scottish

Published 9 March 2023

Inside STV in 1988

Who does what in ITV

Published 3 March 2023

Our microsite goes inside the ITV system

ITV in 1988: London Weekend

Published 2 March 2023

Inside LWT in 1988

ITV in 1988: HTV

Published 23 February 2023

Inside HTV in 1988

ITV in 1988: Granada

Published 16 February 2023

Inside Granada Television in 1988

ITV in 1988: Grampian

Published 9 February 2023

Inside Grampian Television in 1988

ITV in 1988: Channel

Published 2 February 2023

Inside Channel Television in 1988

ITV in 1988: Central

Published 26 January 2023

Inside Central Independent Television in 1988

Extension of Independent Local Radio

Published 23 January 2023

The next round of ILR stations has been approved

ITV in 1988: Border

Published 19 January 2023

Inside Border Television in 1988

ITV in 1988: Anglia

Published 12 January 2023

Inside Anglia Television in 1988

UHF television coverage

Published 24 December 2022

UHF coverage maps for ITV in 1979

Pictures from the Sky

Published 21 December 2022

It sounds amazing, but one day soon we could all be watching television that arrives at our homes from a satellite

The Authority’s Plans for Channel Four

Published 2 November 2022

Inside the 20-year battle for a fourth channel

New Initiatives on Channel 4

Published 2 November 2022

There’s always something new and different on Channel 4

ILR Meeting the Challenge

Published 19 October 2022

Innovation comes from local radio – and vice versa

Electronic technology to serve the Grampian area

Published 5 October 2022

A tiny company serves the largest area thanks to modern technology

How the new look will change ITV

Published 22 September 2022

The franchise results are in. What will this mean for ITV in the 1980s?

Tuning in with the winners

Published 22 September 2022

Elkan Allan looks at what convinced the IBA to pick TVS, TSW and TV-am

All up to the advertisers

Published 29 August 2022

The government has announced it plans to start commercial radio in the UK

Ocean Sound and me

Published 15 July 2022

Tony Harding remembers the establishment of Ocean Sound

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