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  ITV
The "Independent Television" service, so-called because of its independence from the BBC (which previously had held a monopoly on broadcasting in the UK), was to be made up of regions, with each region run by different companies.
Thames was awarded the London Weekday licence previously held by Rediffusion.\n*London Weekend Television was awarded the London Weekend licence, replacing ATV.\n*Most controversially, TWW lost its franchise for Wales and the West of England to Harlech Television, which soon became known as HTV.
Television South West lost the South West England franchise to Westcountry Television.\n*Thames Television lost the London Weekday franchise to Carlton Television.
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 ITV - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The old Independent Broadcasting Authority was split into the new Independent Television Commission (otherwise known as the ITC; the commission also inherited the responsibility of the old Cable Authority) and the Radio Authority.
The legal name of the ITV network was changed to "Channel 3", although the network is still referred to as ITV by the general public.
Television South West lost the South West England franchise to Westcountry Television.
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 ITV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
They argue that serious documentary and current affairs programmes are seldom to be seen in prime time, whilst the amount of reality television programmes and soap opera s has increased (although this may be something attributed British television in general, since the BBC has been accused of the same things).
Granada Television : North of England weekday franchise (1956 - 1968); NW England franchise (1968 -)
Grampian Television : North-east Scotland franchise (1961 -)
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 ITV FACTS AND INFORMATION
However, no company lost its position as the local ITV contractor for their region and all licences were extended for another three years (starting July 1964), although several companies took the opportunity to relaunch their on-screen identities and change business names and shareholdings.
The legal name of the ITV network was changed to "Channel 3", although the network is still generally referred to as ITV by the general public and the media.
Television South West and TVS attempted to obtain a judicial_review of the ITC's decisions and of the wording of the 1990 Act.
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 ITV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Note: This article (mostly) discusses the history of the ITV network as a whole; for information on individual ITV companies please see their respective articles—links to which are available in the "ITV Companies: Past and Present" section.
Each company also produced programming that would be shown across the network (although the decision as to when or if to show each programme remained with the individual regions), with the four largest regions (known as the "Big Four"—London Weekday, London Weekend, the North of England and the Midlands) producing the bulk of this output.
The merger of the two companies finally took place at the end of January 2004, and the new company—named ITV plc—started trading on 2 February, with former Carlton shareholders owning 32% and Granada shareholders owning 68% of the new shares in the company.
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 Bullseye article - Bullseye game show Central Television 1981 1995 Bowen darts Tony Green - What-Means.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Bullseye article - Bullseye game show Central Television 1981 1995 Bowen darts Tony Green - What-Means.com
Bullseye was a British game show made by ATV and Central Television between 1981 and 1995, and hosted by Jim Bowen.
Centred around darts the show placed three pairs of contestants against one another to win prizes ranging from a new car, or speedboat, to the consolation prize of a set of darts and a 'Bendy Bully', a rubber model of the show's mascot.
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The ITV companies were required by the terms of their licences from the ITA to provide a local television service for their particular region, including a daily local news bulletin and regular local documentaries.
No company lost its position as the local ITV contractor for their region and all licences were extended for another three years (starting July 1964), although several companies took the opportunity relaunch their on-screen identities and change business names and shareholdings.
Trident Television was ordered to sell the majority of its holdings in Yorkshire and Tyne Tees and the two companies became independent of each other again.
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 ATV - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Atlantic Television - a CTV-affiliated regional television service for the maritime provinces of Canada [1]
Associated Television Network Limited - British commercial television broadcaster between 1955 and 1981
This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title.
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 Articles - ITV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
A new company, Yorkshire Television, was given the licence to broadcast in the newly created Yorkshire region.
London Weekend Television was awarded the London Weekend licence, replacing ATV in London.
Before the changes were implemented, Harold Wilson made the surprise move of sending Lord Hill to the chairmanship of the BBC Board of Governors and replacing him with Herbert Bowden, the Secretary of State for the Commonwealth Office, who was elevated to the peerage under the title Lord Aylestone.
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 ITV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In the episode, core character Grace Archer was killed in a fire, and it was seen as a ploy to sway loyal viewers and listeners away from the new station.
Although still the major force in UK commercial television, ITV's share of the TV viewing audience has been falling for years, particularly since the start of competition by satellite television and cable televisioncable, and more recently digital televisionDigital Terrestrial Television.
Television Wales and the WestTWW: Wales and West of England franchise (1958-1968).
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 ITV - Term Explanation on IndexSuche.Com
This Act paved the way for the establishment of a commercial television service in the UK, creating the Independent_Television_Authority (ITA), the body that would regulate the new television service.
The old Independent Broadcasting Authority was split into the new Independent_Television_Commission (otherwise known as the ITC; the commission also inherited the responsibility of the old Cable_Authority) and the Radio_Authority.
As a result, the ITV network has tried to adapt, by launching two additional channels broadcast on the main digital_television platforms.
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 ITV Details, Meaning ITV Article and Explanation Guide
ITV Details, Meaning ITV Article and Explanation Guide
The original 'ITV' channel has now been rebranded as ITV1 by ITV plc (the operator of the "Channel 3" franchisess in England and Wales).
Note: This article (mostly) discusses the history of the ITV network as a whole; for information on individual ITV companies please see their respective articles—links to which are available in the "" section.
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