Receiving the ITA programmes

17 July 2017

Rumours that ITV will be hard to receive swirl in March 1955. TV Mirror magazine tries to set the record straight

Commercial television: They’re buying in Britain

26 June 2017

What are the prospects for the new ITV? A US magazine finds out in early September 1955

ITV: the answer to complaints

9 May 2017

The ITA answers back to critics who say ITV is too violent and commercial

And the SCENE is all set at Granada

3 May 2017

Mike Scott celebrates 7 years of Granada in 1963

Great weekend plans from ABC

3 May 2017

Ronnie Taylor celebrates 7 years of ABC in 1963

They always have an answer

30 March 2017

Inside ATV’s Postbag in 1963

Announcers’ choice

25 December 2016

The pick of your holiday viewing in 1964 from your ATV and ABC announcers

Meet the TV-land favourites

22 December 2016

Look Westward looks into the best TV cash-ins for Christmas 1964

Westward Region

15 December 2016

British Railways helps launch the new Westward Television in 1961

Thank U and Goodnight

17 October 2016

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

ITV 1955: The view from Australia

22 September 2016

How The Age reacted to the birth of ITV

ITV 1955: The view from Canada

22 September 2016

How the Ottawa Citizen reacted to the birth of ITV

ITV 1955: The view from Scotland

22 September 2016

How the Glasgow newspapers reacted to the birth of ITV

ITV 1955: The view from America

22 September 2016

How the Daytona Beach Morning Journal reacted to the birth of ITV

Dear Mr Hargreaves…

8 September 2016

From the North: A lovely letter in 1967 explains how Granada TV presentation works

The power of TV

5 May 2016

The Central Electricity Generating Board on how what we watch affects their work in 1962

Anglia at 21

27 October 2015

The TVTimes celebrates Anglia’s 21st birthday in 1980

Welcome home to TVTimes

25 October 2015

The TVTimes celebrates the return of ITV after the long 1979 strike

Everybody out!

1 October 2015

Remembering the strike-torn, strife-worn, cold, wet and miserable… 1980s

Come to an end

26 July 2015

TWW’s last ever programme – in full

Bottom line

16 February 2015

The huge profits of ITV weren’t a myth – but they also weren’t true for everyone.

Stirred but not shaken

28 December 2014

The Observer in 1980 has an exclusive on what would happen in the next franchise round

Hello and goodbye

8 December 2014

ABC, ATV London and Rediffusion bow out; Thames, LWT and Yorkshire come in

Famous faces

20 October 2014

The six people who kept Londoners and Midlanders in the picture in 1963

See what the girls in the backroom will have…

25 August 2014

Some charming sexism from ATV in 1963: what a PA does at Elstree

Take that, Thames

24 July 2014

LWT tries to strike back

Why ITV Matters 2

1 January 2006

Concluding the views of ITV’s former Director of Programmes

Why ITV Matters 1

1 December 2005

David Liddiment gives a personal view


3 September 2005

From 1955 to 2005 by way of changing priorities and consumerism

The network that trashed itself

3 September 2005

From least-worst to least-best in one lifetime

From ITV to plc

3 September 2005

Merge, merge, merge and miss the boat

ITV sophisticates

3 September 2005

Reality television, talent shows and the reality of television talent

Busy making money

3 September 2005

Listening to Nigel Pickard whistling to himself

No Strings Attached

3 September 2005

The magic of Supermarionettes

From Small Time to big time

3 September 2005

Children’s programming always had a real home on ITV

The ITV Top 10: 10 – Grampian

3 September 2005

Something essentially different

The ITV Top 10: 9 – Ulster

3 September 2005

Walking a tightrope

The ITV Top 10: 8 – London Weekend

3 September 2005

Got there in the end

The ITV Top 10: 7 – Central

3 September 2005

If we can’t have ATV…

The ITV Top 10: 6 – Westward

3 September 2005

A suspicion of greatness

The ITV Top 10: 5 – ATV

3 September 2005

It’s that man again

The ITV Top 10: 4 – ABC

3 September 2005

All bloody entertaining

Missing the river

3 September 2005

The loss of Thames damages ITV

The ITV Top 10: 3 – Rediffusion

3 September 2005

Deep pockets, deep thoughts

The ITV Top 10: 2 – Thames

3 September 2005

Without you, I’m nothing

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Liverpool, Wednesday 30 November 2022