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  Independent Television - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Independent Television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Independent television in the UK, formed by a number of regional contractors and paid for by advertising.
Independent television companies are regulated by the Independent Television Commission (ITC), and are required to provide quality, independent productions, with provision for viewers with disabilities.
Independent television was set up by the 1954 Television Act, which created a regulatory body called the Independent Television Authority (ITA), subsequently the Independent Broadcasting Authority (IBA), and today the Independent Television Commission (ITC).
www.encyclopedia.farlex.com /Independent+Television   (236 words)

  
 Central Independent Television | Ident
With a tweak to the Central jingle that accompanied its idents since 1982, the new logo was revealed from the side, as coloured balls splashed onto the crescent segments of the logo.
One of the first stations to be usurped under this leniency was Central, its £2,000 bid for their new franchise period in 1991 left the station susceptible to a take-over.
Central’s cake logo remained intact however, and older idents were rationalised and complemented with a new ident package, with the “cake” logo rendered in a number of textures and colours.
www.transdiffusion.org /emc/ident/magnify/cake.php   (1199 words)

  
 Independent Television News - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Independent Television News (ITN) is the main supplier of news broadcasts to two British television groups: ITV and Channel 4.
In October 2003, the Independent Television Commission gave ITV approval to move News at Ten to a 10:30pm slot.
ITN operates a radio news service on behalf of Independent Radio News, and between 1996 and 2002 owned a share of London News Radio which was based at ITN's Gray's Inn Road HQ and operated the LBC and News Direct London radio stations.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/ITN   (1163 words)

  
 Central | Ident
Central went to the opposite direction, a UFO that split open as it came out of eclipse to reveal a world of Close Encounters-style industrial lights and magic.
In it’s last years, Central was bought by London weekday non-entity Carlton, who destroyed it’s innovation quickly, and began erasing it’s name and history before the turn of the century, in the name of progress.
Central developed end caps that changed fluidly into menus and menus that changed into promos for the station in order to fill the space.
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 ITV - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Independent Television (ITV) is the name given to the original network of British commercial television broadcasters, set up to provide competition to the BBC.
ATV was restructured into Central Independent Television (Central), and the Midlands converted to a dual region.
Southern lost their licence to Television South (TVS), and the South of England region was converted to a dual region.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/ITV   (1759 words)

  
 Central Independent Television (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Central TV logo, 1985-1998 Central Independent Television, or to give it its familiar name, Central Television or Central, is a British Independent Television company that took over from ATV on 1 January 1982.
When Central launched, its region was subdivided into two; one for the West Midlands (with studios in Birmingham), and one for the East Midlands (with studios in Nottingham).
Central Independent Television is currently owned by ITV plc, the company created from the merger of Granada Television and Carlton Television.
central-independent-television.kiwiki.homeip.net.cob-web.org:8888   (549 words)

  
 screenonline: Broadcasters and Industry Bodies > Central Independent Television
The name Central Television was an obvious choice, but an enterprising Midlands resident had already snapped this up, along with a large number of other obvious potential titles.
In advance of the 1992 franchise round, Central raised the bar by creating its own new sub-region, giving the area served by the Ridge Hill and Oxford transmitters in the west and south of the region its own local news service.
The Central board was considering its own acquisitions in light of the changes, but decided to Carlton's takeover offer.
www.screenonline.org.uk /tv/id/557540/index.html   (1304 words)

  
 Central Independent Television -- Company History
Central's roots as a broadcaster date back to 1954 when independent commercial television was introduced in England to break the monopoly of the BBC, the country's state-run television network.
Central's boundaries at the time ranged from the borders of Wales in the west to Lincolnshire in the east, and from Cheshire in the north to the Home Counties in the south.
Central profited yet again from the ITV auction after Meridian, a consortium in which Central held a 20 percent stake, was successful in securing the license to broadcast in South and South East England.
www.fundinguniverse.com /company-histories/Central-Independent-Television-Company-History.html   (2604 words)

  
 Crossroads Appreciation Society Copyright   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Central Independent Television is owned by Granada International, and we recognise all trademarks, logos and copyrights of ATV, Central, Granada and Crossroads.
Central Independent Television would like to make visitors/members aware that although the Fan Club works in an official capacity to provide information on the soap it doesn't mean the views of our reviewers and article writers are the views of Central Independent Television or its associated companies.
These were accessed by CAS in 1989 and 1994, when Central Independent Television let the Fan Club into their archives.
www.crossroadsnetwork.co.uk /society/legal.htm   (465 words)

  
 Central Independent Television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Central Independent Television, commonly referred to as Central, is the British Independent Television company that succeeded ATV on 1 January 1982.
Central News South was again a pioneer of new technology when, in the Spring of 2001, state-of-the-art Quantel digital video servers and edit suites were installed, along with a complete re-fit of camera and VTR equipment.
In 1994, Central was bought by Carlton Television and on 6 September 1999 was rebranded as Carlton Central, though the registered company name remains Central Independent Television Limited.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Central_Independent_Television   (1080 words)

  
 Central Independent Television
Note: Central used many versions of this logo throughout the decade, but this is probably the first and most well-known.
As we reach the frontal view of the logo, now in white (the crescent part is still silver), one by one the balls quickly fall and absorb into the silver segments on the left.
The logo continues to rotate until it reaches the centre of the screen, while the word “Central” appears underneath.
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 ITV (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
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.
As a result of this Act, the Independent Broadcasting Authority was abolished, and was replaced by two new "light-touch" regulators: Independent Television Commission (otherwise known as the ITC) and the Radio Authority.
Television South West and TVS attempted to obtain a judicial review of the ITC's decisions and of the wording of the 1990 Act.
itv.iqnaut.net.cob-web.org:8888   (2972 words)

  
 vietnam
Licensed off-air dub from PBS program."A co-production of WGBH Boston with Central Independent Television, UK and Antenne-2, France in association with LRE Productions." A view of the war as experienced by the followers of Ho Chi Minh and described by their opponents: U.S. soldiers and POW's.
Produced by WGBH, Boston, Central Independent Television, Great Britain, Antenne-2, France, in association with LRE Productions.The response of the Viet Minh and FLN to American buildup, and the American soldier's view of war with the most often unseen enemy.
Produced by WGBH, Boston; Central Independent Television, Great Britain; Antenne-2, France; in association with LRE Productions.Shows the violence and destruction that have assailed the people of Vietnam, Laos, and Cambodia since the withdrawal of U.S.troops.
www.austincc.edu /pgoines/vietnam.html   (3257 words)

  
 Central History
Central had long talks with both Granada and Carlton but ultimately declined to join either consortium.
Central pulled what was possibly the masterstroke of the round for the 1993- franchises - a further split in its own region, creating a southern sub-region based on the Oxford and Ridge Hill transmitters with its own news service.
Additionally Central took a 20% stake in collaboration with MAI and SelecTV in the winning consortium for the South and South East franchise Meridian.
www.users.zetnet.co.uk /itw/Central/history.html   (1237 words)

  
 Associated Television Network Limited
In 1955 the company was granted a franchise to operate as the ITV programme provider for the Midlands region on Monday to Friday, and the London region on Saturday and Sunday.
The new company name was registered as Central Independent Television plc and the new logo appeared on 1st January 1982.
Later that year, ACC was forced to divest itself of the remainder of Central after being taken over by Australian Robert Holmes a Court.
www.findword.org /as/associated-television-network-limited.html   (219 words)

  
 Central News
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Central Area Manager says "We are so pleased that Keith's hard work and...
Central is a non-partisan campaign hub for a new constitutional settlement for the British...
www.top10news.co.uk /central_news.html   (255 words)

  
 Birmingham (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.isi.jhu.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Canals in central Birmingham In Victorian times, the population of the city grew rapidly to well over half a million and Birmingham became the second largest population Centre in Britain, it became known as the "''City of a thousand trades''" due to the wide variety of manufacturing industries located there.
Until 2003, coins for circulation were manufactured in the Jewellery Quarter at the Birmingham Mint, the oldest independent mint in the world, which continues to produce commemorative coins and medals.
Central Independent Television later took the place of ITV and had their headquarters in Birmingham for many years.
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 Inspector Morse
This lushly produced and melancholy series was made by Zenith for Central Independent Television, to critical and popular acclaim, between 1987 and 1993.
It was also one of the first programmes on British television to be commercially sponsored, in this case by the narratively appropriate "Beamish Stout", whose logo appeared on the later series.
Shot on film, in Oxford, the individual stories were broadcast in two hour prime time slots on British networked commercial television, contributing significantly to the reputation for quality garnered for independent television by series such as Brideshead Revisited (Granada) and The Jewel In the Crown.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/I/htmlI/inspectormor/inspectormor.htm   (700 words)

  
 Carlton Television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Carlton Television was the United Kingdom Channel 3 (ITV) licensee for London and the surrounding areas from 9:25am every Monday to 5.15pm every Friday (and for legal formalities, still is).
Carlton Television was originally a company set up by Michael Green's Carlton Communications to bid for an ITV franchise.
Having failed to buy into Thames Television in 1987, Carlton finally succeeded in ousting that broadcaster in the 1991/92 franchise round, for reasons that were seen as political.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Carlton_Television   (1447 words)

  
 ITV - find information about ITV at BigServing.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
ITV (or iTV) can also mean interactive television, whilst Independent Television may also be used in reference to the i television network in the United States.
Independent Television (ITV) is the name given to the original network of Britishmore...
In the three main areas - London, North of England and the Midlands - ITV was launched in September 1955, February 1956 and Mar 1956.
www.bigserving.com /ITV.htm   (3408 words)

  
 Central Independant Television
On 1st January 1982, Central Independent Television started broadcasting to the Midlands region for the ITV network.
A re-made set of Central idents was first shown in 1994 with physical versions of the Central "cake" made out of items such as neon, wood, polystyrene and plastic.
As part of the ITV 1989 Generic scheme, Central were issued with their variation of the ident.
www.beamingbroadband.co.uk /williamsonm/TVA/central.htm   (544 words)

  
 VIETNAM   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
VIETNAM: A Television History is a 13-part documentary film series produced for public television by WGBH Boston, in cooperation with Central Independent Television/United Kingdom, and Antenne-2/France, and in association with LRE Productions.
That is, he was interested in getting the independence of his people and then he thought probably the best thing for them was the Communist type of government.
What have the Buddhist leaders done comparatively...the only thing they have done, they have barbecued one of their monks whom they have intoxicated, whom they have abused the confidence, and even that barbecuing was done not even with self-sufficient means because they used imported gasoline.
vietnamresearch.com /history/vietnampbs.html   (19351 words)

  
 Papers relating to The Nuclear Age television documentary series, transmitted on Central Independent Television, ...
One VHS (Vertical Helix Scan) video cassette of episode 8 of The Nuclear Age, entitled 'The haves and the have nots', transmitted on Central Independent Television, 20 Feb 1989.
Typescript transcript of interview with Jean Daniel, Editor in Chief, l'Expresse, [1963], and French correspondent with the New Republic, Washington DC, USA, 1956-1965, relating to the Cuban Missile Crisis, Oct 1962; an interview between Daniel and Dr Fidel Castro (Ruz), Prime Minister of Cuba, Oct 1963; relations between the USA and Cuba, 1962-1963.
Typescript transcript of extract of statement by French Gen Charles André Joseph Marie de Gaulle, President of France, 1959-1969, relating to the 'Force de Frappe', the independent French nuclear forces, [1963] and to the French nuclear development programme, 1954-[1963].
www.umds.ac.uk /lhcma/cats/nuclearage/xn70-01-.shtml   (845 words)

  
 ITV - Free net encyclopedia
In England and Wales, the channel that it broadcasts was recently rebranded ITV1 by ITV plc who own the regional broadcasting licences for the regions.
The regional names have been kept by SMG plc which owns Scottish TV (Central Scotland) and Grampian TV (Northern Scotland) and UTV (Northern Ireland).
In the three main areas – London, North of England and the Midlands – ITV was launched in September 1955, February 1956 and Mar 1956.
www.netipedia.com /index.php/ITV   (1702 words)

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