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Every home needs a TV at Christmas

Published 12 December 2023

Issued in the interests of better entertainment

Ulster Television is coming!

Published 31 October 2023

Get ready for UTV

Regional News Programmes

Published 4 September 2023

Three different ways of doing news for three different ITV regions

The Authority’s Stations: Northern Ireland

Published 29 June 2023

ITV transmitters in 1962: Strabane and Black Mountain

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

The folk at Havelock House

Published 8 May 2023

The Belfast Telegraph gives its view of Ulster Television as the 1982 franchise round begins

ITV in 1988: Ulster

Published 20 April 2023

Inside UTV in 1988

Behind the cameras

Published 13 March 2023

Photographs of the people behind the pictures

ITV: the Programmes and the Companies

Published 27 September 2021

The ITA gives us a quick look at how ITV is organised in 1966

ITV’s Regional Strength

Published 9 October 2020

What makes ITV worth watching is regional programmes from your local station, says the IBA in 1976

UTV’s rival reveals its plans for channel

Published 23 September 2020

What do Northern Ireland Independent Television have that Ulster Television don’t? The IBA in 1980 would have to decide

Stop watch man starts UTV

Published 31 October 2019

The Sunday Independent in Dublin reports on the opening of Ulster Television

Opening day for Channel Nine

Published 31 October 2019

The Belfast Telegraph reports on the opening of Ulster Television

Factsheet 1966: The Independent Television Authority

Published 9 August 2018

An introduction to Independent Television in 1966

Frost joins tycoons in shock ITV shake-up

Published 23 July 2018

The Daily Mirror reports on the decisions taken by the ITA in the ITV franchise round of 1967

Shotgun wedding

Published 18 June 2018

Has the IBA managed to bring peace to the Westward board room? And even if so, will they force Westward to merge with a rival bidder? Peter Fiddick of The Guardian speculates in October 1980

A very singular region

Published 27 July 2017

Ulster Television starts the day one morning in 1978

Thank U and Goodnight

Published 17 October 2016

Colm O’Rourke watches the end of one era and the start of another

A phoenix from the flames?

Published 7 January 2014

Could the last major outpost of in-vision continuity in the UK lead to a general rebirth of the style, asks Colm O’Rourke

Seeing U

Published 27 September 2010

Colm O’Rourke assesses the renaissance of in-vision continuity on UTV

Tiptoe through the Startups – 1

Published 2 September 2006

Roddy Buxton looks into the TBS basement files

Treading water

Published 1 October 2005

After 46 years, does Ulster Television know where it’s going?

The ITV Top 10: 9 – Ulster

Published 3 September 2005

Walking a tightrope

Whither ITV?

Published 1 November 2004

Andrew Bowden sees a post-analogue future


Published 24 May 2004

Living with troubles

Indepth on Ulster Television

Published 24 May 2004

The oscilloscope

A Screen-Shaped Window

Published 1 January 2003

Colm O’Rourke appears on BBC Northern Ireland

Regional Flavours

Published 1 January 2003

Folk medleys defined many aspects of start-up music, says Richard Elen

About Britain

Published 1 January 2003

David Brockman on regional contributions of the ITV network

Making your mind up

Published 1 December 2002

The choice for UTV – ITV1 or not?

Studio 3

Published 1 February 2002

UTV in-vision

Ultimate Branding

Published 1 January 2002

The best of television presentation

A very contrary region

Published 1 September 2001

Robert Brown on the strange world of Northern Ireland TV

The end of RTÉ

Published 1 September 2001

Richard Logue charts a death by a thousand cuts

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