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  Grampian Television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grampian Television is the ITV franchisee for the North of Scotland, based in Aberdeen.
Grampian's regional news bulletin for the Highlands and Islands is called North Tonight.
Both Grampian TV and Scottish Television, together with their counterpart UTV in Northern Ireland, have resisted adopting the generic ITV1 branding that is now commonplace throughout the ITV plc regions in England and Wales.
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 Grampian Television: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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 Grampian - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grampian (Roinn a' Mhonaidh in Gaelic) was a local government region of Scotland from 1975 to 1996.
The region took its name from the Grampian mountains.
Grampian continues to have a joint police service, fire service, and electoral, valuation, and health boards.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Grampian   (96 words)

 ITV - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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.
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.
Television South West and TVS attempted to obtain a judicial review of the ITC's decisions and of the wording of the 1990 Act.
www.objectsspace.com /encyclopedia/index.php/ITV   (3480 words)

Viewers in the north of Scotland are served by Grampian Television, the only company in Aberdeen which does not rely exclusively on the pickings of North Sea Oil.
Grampian Television has the exclusive and highly valuable right to produce programmes in Gaelic, a language spoken by almost a hundred people dotted around the country.
This usually meant that their interviewee was carrying a bottle of whiskey, trying to stand between the television camera and his fish-farm and, while not being an eyewitness as such, had definitely heard something funny from yon over the valley.
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 Grampian Television | Vision On
When Grampian decided on a presentation revamp in the seventies, they broke with tradition and ditched their long lived ‘Lochlaggan’ theme for a trendy ‘new age’ piece by Johnny Pearson, composer of the ‘Midlands Montage’ and ‘News at Ten’ themes.
The Authority announcement on this Grampian start-up was renowned in the industry at the time for the evident nervousness of the announcer, and it was even suggested that it was an example of ‘announcing under duress’.
This music maintained the Grampian tradition of not appearing too ‘Scottish’ in the kilts and tartans musical style of which STV was so fond.
www.transdiffusion.org /emc/visionon/grampian.php   (292 words)

 The Herald
GRAMPIAN Television, which has served the north of Scotland for more than 40 years, is to disappear, the station's owner said last night.
All the things that make Grampian have been systematically taken apart and now we have STV for the whole of Scotland, from the Borders to Muckle Flugga, the Butt of Lewis, and all the rest of it.
SMG said the Grampian TV and Scottish TV licences would be unaffected by the unified identity, and only the on-screen and on-line identities would change.
www.theherald.co.uk /57259.shtml   (512 words)

 The Grampian Zone
The development and evolution of the Grampian Television logo is charted through four decades to the present day, including a look at some rarely seen variations.
Until recently, Grampian Television was one of the few remaining ITV companies that made use of in-vision continuity announcers.
The final Grampian announcers were but the latest in a long tradition, just a small portion of which is celebrated in the Hall of Fame.
www.penelope.demon.co.uk /atw/atw-grm.html   (279 words)

 The Herald
Grampian is promising to pioneer "Scotland's first fully interactive, regional television series" next month when Nell Nelson will set off on her bike to seek out the country's best food in The Woman Who Ate Scotland.
Although Sproul-Cran rejects the label, in some ways his Scottish programmes are the 21st-century answer to Grampian's celebration of local and national culture in the sixties and seventies.
The concept of local television is being tested with a pilot in the West Midlands, providing up to 10 minutes per hour of original material for Birmingham, the Black Country, Coventry and Warwickshire, Hereford and Worcester, Shropshire and Staffordshire on digital satellite and broadband.
www.theherald.co.uk /57994.shtml   (1519 words)

 BBC News | SCOTLAND | ITC acts on Grampian complaints
The ITC has decided Grampian's regional output over the past two years has shown "a substantial reduction" of peak-time programmes of special interest to Grampian viewers.
Describing the changes as "not acceptable", a spokesman said: "Co-productions have a place in the schedule, particularly all Scotland co-productions, and a substantial increase in co-productions made in Aberdeen since the acquisition of Grampian by SMG is welcome.
Grampian has assured the ITC that it will maintain a staffing structure covering all the necessary grades and skills needed to produce its own programmes without importing staff
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/scotland/743371.stm   (550 words)

 GMHTV - Television Nostalgia - 1960-1969
Grampian's logo is basically taken from the St Andrews Cross, where in earlier years the logo would turn into a picture of the Grampian Mountains in North West Scotland.
And these were the days when not everyone had a television set; depending on the level of their local community spirit they would sit in a neighbour's house and watch it there.
Ideally Westward Television wanted the Channel Islands to be covered as part of their region, but besides this, the 1954 television act didn't cover the Channel Islands and so in later years this problem became quite marginal.
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 ITV - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
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.
In June 2005, Ofcom, the channel's regulator since the demise of the Independent Television Commission announced huge reductions in the licence fees payable by the Channel 3 contractors (and Five).
While Scottish Television, Grampian Television, and UTV aired the network ITV50 programming, they did not themselves air regional ITV50 programmes, nor did they use the special identification.
www.voyager.in /ITV   (4218 words)

 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Grampian Television
Grampian also produces TV programmes in Gaelic from its studios in Stornoway.
Animated Grampian TV logo, 1961, from 625.uk.com (Requires Macromedia Flash version 3 or later)
Animated Grampian TV in colour logo, 1970, from 625.uk.com (Requires Macromedia Flash version 4 or later).
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/Grampian_Television   (179 words)

 Scottish TV in merger talks with Grampian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
SCOTTISH Television and its northern neighbour, Grampian Television, confirmed yesterday that they are in talks which could lead to a merger, creating a media company covering almost the whole of Scotland.
Yesterday, a Grampian spokesman said that what was being discussed was a merger, not a takeover.
Grampian, at Aberdeen, broadcasts to just 1.2m viewers in an area north of a line from St Andrews to Barra, the biggest ITV region.
telegraph.co.uk /htmlContent.jhtml?html=/archive/1997/06/03/cstv03.html   (315 words)

BBC TV's principle of Sunday night television drama was established by Cecil Madden.
Television programmes from France were transmitted by the BBC, the first time TV standards had been converted for use from another country
The first rules governing violence on British television were issued to the BBC by Controller of Programmes Kenneth Adam.
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 BBC News | SCOTLAND | Fears for regional TV programmes
Distinctive Scottish television programmes on the ITV network are under threat, according to newspaper reports.
The Mail on Sunday says that the Independent Television Commission is in talks with the UK's commercial stations to reduce regional programmes by up to 50%.
"Commercial television companies have to operate under the terms of the licenses, and it would be inconceivable if changes in the licences were allowed without changes in legislation.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/low/scotland/1598812.stm   (471 words)

 Articles - Grampian Television
Grampian Television is the Channel 3 franchisee for the North of Scotland, based in Aberdeen.
Also produced by Grampian TV is the Scottish crime show ´´Unsolved : Getting Away With Murder´´ which covered past unsolved criminal cases in Scotland.
In March 2006, the owners of Grampian TV SMG announced that the Grampian TV brand will be removed from the air and renamed along with Scottish Television simply as STV which will occur later this year.
www.sterlingsilvercenter.com /articles/Grampian_Television   (380 words)

The dispute at Grampian Television escalated yesterday with three more journalists suspended and a threat of more action to come.
"We are investing heavily in a new building for the future and safeguarding and securing Grampian, and in particular the journalistic staff, with the introduction of a cutting-edge newsroom.
He said the concept of video journalists had long been a bone of contention at Grampian, and staff felt they had to make a stand.
foi.missouri.edu /jouratrisk/moregrampian.html   (601 words)

 DigiGuide : A to Z list of channels: Grampian
Grampian Television serves the UK's most widespread ITV region - containing 436,000 households with over 1.13 million people.
Grampian's main transmitters, which caters for digital viewing, are as follows: Angus, Bressay, Durris, Eitshal, Keelylang Hill, Knockmore, Rosemarkie and Rumster.
Grampian's revenue comes largely from the sale of advertising airtime to national advertisers though advertising from within Scotland and the local area is very healthy and most welcome.
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 Scottish Media Group -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
It then later went on to acquire its fellow Scottish based ITV license holder Grampian Television in 1997.
SMG also owns production company Ginger Television purchased in 2000 as part of Ginger Media Group which included the UK-wide Virgin Radio from its television and radio presenter owner Chris Evans, outdoor billboard advertiser Primesight, and cinema advertiser Pearl and Dean whose rival Carlton Screen Advertising is owned by ITV plc.
On 2 March 2006, it was announced by SMG plc that Scottish Television will revert to using its former brand name of "STV", which it previously used from the start of colour broadcasting in 1969 until 30 August 1985, and which the station is still informally known as in parts of Scotland.
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 Central Independent Television   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Television Plc in Birmingham B1 2JP - Theatres.
Television Plc in Birmingham UK is one of Birmingham's...
Television became the company officially broadcasting to the Midlands region...
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 TV from the Nations and Regions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Donald Emslie Chief Executive of SMG Television and Chair of the ITV Council, this morning (3 December, 2003) delivered the key-note speech at the 11th Annual 'TV from the Nations and Regions' conference in Salford, Manchester.
We did exactly the same at Scottish and Grampian, albeit on a smaller scale, as the project that Carlton and Granada are embarking on round their regions.
Grampian on its own could not have dreamt of doing this - but today we have more people working on programming than ever before, making over three hundred hours each year.
www.talkingpix.co.uk /TVSpeechDec2003.html   (2550 words)

 ITV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Independent Television (ITV) was the original commercial British television broadcasters, set up to provide competition to the BBC.
ITV was initially set up and regulated by the Independent Television Authority (ITA) which was created by the Television Act of 1954.
Although still the major force in British 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 more recently digital terrestrial television.
usapedia.com /i/itv.html   (692 words)

 SNP Table Motion on Grampian Merger — SNP - Scottish National Party   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Pete Wishart MP, the SNP's Broadcasting Spokesperson, has tabled an Early Day Motion criticising the merger of Grampian with Scottish Television and calling for the Scottish Media Group to explain in detail how they will continue to provide regional broadcasting in the North of Scotland.
Mr Wishart's motion is designed to attract support from across the parties and he hopes it will garner signatures from MP's of all parties who represent seats in the North of Scotland.
"Since the takeover of Grampian TV by Scottish Media Group in 1998, we have seen a dramatic reduction in the number of local programmes being produced in or for the North of Scotland.
www.snp.org /snpnews/2005/snp_press_release.2006-03-03.8885321848   (303 words)

Grampian and Scottish, and UTV for that matter, have specifically decided they don't want to be ITV1.
SMG spent millions on new studios for Grampian last year and are currently building a new studio complex for Scottish TV.
What SMG did with the Grampian studios is exactly the same as what ITV are doing in various regions.
forum.digitalspy.co.uk /board/showthread.php?t=208380   (2064 words)

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