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  Meridian Broadcasting - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Meridian is the ITV station for the South and South East England.
Meridian Thames Valley (northern Hampshire, Wiltshire and Berkshire).
Meridian's original ident featured an exploding mix of orange, yellow and blue, which then came together to form the familiar sun/face logo.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Meridian_Television   (310 words)

 Meridian - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Meridian (astronomy): an imaginary circle perpendicular to the horizon.
Meridian Broadcasting has been the ITV station for the south of England since 1992.
Meridian was a comic book series published by CrossGen in the early 2000s, and was the name of a city-state in that comic.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Meridian   (301 words)

 Meridian: Encyclopedia topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Meridian is also a novel by Alice Walker (Alice Walker: United States writer (born in 1944)).
Meridian Broadcasting (Meridian Broadcasting: more facts about this subject) has been the ITV (ITV: more facts about this subject) station for the south of England since 1992.
Meridian is the name of a music program, made to play a few different formats of video game music (video game music: video game music is any of the musical pieces or soundtracks from computer and video games...
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 ISAF - Global Challenge 2004/05
Meridian, which is part of Europe's largest commercial broadcaster, ITV plc, will cover the key news stories throughout the build-up to and during the Race itself for the ITV News Network and ITV Regions.
Meridian's coverage will be co-ordinated by Robin Britton, who lead the TV news team during the BT Global Challenge 2000/1 and oversaw news and documentary production for the Volvo Ocean Race 2001 - 2002.
Meridian Broadcasting's involvement with the race will help bring the challenge and emotion of the race to the viewing public.
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 Celebrating winners' success stories : Case Studies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Meridian won the Channel 3 ITV licence in October 1991 to broadcast to the south and south east.
Meridian is continuing to build its audience, to maximise revenue and to control costs.
As Meridian produces only a narrow range of programmes itself, single skill roles would have become monotonous, but multi-skilling means each member of the news teams is now able to understand and operate the automated newsroom and studio systems.
www.nationaltrainingawards.com /celebrate/viewcs.asp?id=84   (634 words)

 A Safe Place to Learn - Breaking Down Barriers
Meridian is the regional ITV franchise holder covering an area of South East England stretching from Dorset to Kent.
Where broadcasting included live programmes (for example the Meridian Ageing with Attitude campaign) it was necessary to bear in mind the very different (and sometimes unpredictable) nature of these broadcasts, especially if they involved a live audience or participating members of the public.
In general, broadcasters found that it was vital to provide enough call handling capacity to handle high levels of response during and after broadcasts — calls remaining unanswered can be permanently ‘lost’ to the rest of the campaign, and such calls are bad public relations.
www.lifelonglearning.co.uk /safe/safe03.htm   (3583 words)

 From The South (part 2) | Studio One   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Meridian Broadcasting was to be a rather different animal in what was fast becoming a multi-channel television age, as it would be a “publisher broadcaster”.
Meridian TV accumulated some ITV network successes but as most of its programming was provided by independent producers it is harder to grant true credit, a regular curse for the new ‘publisher broadcasters’.
Meridian joined with Anglia, HTV and, strangely, Express Newspapers, to become United Media; United Media itself was soon broken up, the newspapers going to Richard Desmond, HTV to Carlton and Meridian and Anglia to Granada.
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 Meridian Broadcasting Use Avoca’s Text Services To ‘Energize’ Viewers
Meridian traditionally use telephone and mail to interact with their target audience.
Although Meridian viewers do not necessarily fall into the demographic that send text messages, once given the option the response was outstanding.
Meridian’s campaign was a perfect example of how text can be used to provoke interest,” states Paul Targett, Managing Director of Avoca Communications.
www.pressbox.co.uk /detailed/Media/Meridian_Broadcasting_Use_Avoca_8217_s_Text_Services_To_8216_Energize_8217_Viewers_3011.html   (346 words)

 A Safe Place to Learn - Recognising the Potential
Broadcasting presents prime opportunities for all institutions involved in the promotion of lifelong learning as a means of increasing the quality of lives for individuals, the opportunities open to them, and the flexibility and competitiveness of the workforce.
The task for those involved in developing lifelong learning, therefore, is to communicate these benefits to the broadcasters; for broadcasters, to be open to these possibilities and to communicate with the policy practitioners to realise them in detail.
Broadcasters will need to be clear that any proposed work will not conflict with overall commercial imperatives, and in particular that viewing figures will not be adversely affected.
www.lifelonglearning.co.uk /safe/safe02.htm   (1600 words)

 Emma: A Literary Analysis On Character Technique
Clueless, the 1995 film interpretation of Emma by Amy Heckerling, and the 1996 Meridian Broadcasting Ltd movie version of Emma, both exhibit numerous parallels to the original Jane Austen novel which was first published in 1816.
Austen is so successful in applying characterisation techniques that her story line and her influence on the reader's opinions easily transcend the passage of time and variation of deliverance to give Meridian Broadcasting Ltd's Emma and Heckerling's Clueless the same modern day appeal as its forerunner Emma.
Elton in the Meridian Broadcasting Ltd direct Emma interpretation, the character in the movie essentially behaves exactly Austen originally created his character in the book.
www.geocities.com /Athens/8563/essays/essay1.html   (731 words)

 TV Ark : ITV : South and South East : Meridian : News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Saturday 4th December 2004 saw the first broadcast from ITV Meridian's new studio's at Whiteley in Hampshire.
This also saw the end of sub regional broadcasting for Meridian as now all three of it's news services would be broadcast back to back from the Whiteley complex.
Meridian Tonight - South East decided to do a Christmas panto special from the Hazlitt Theatre in Maidstone with Glenn Thompsett in the studio.
www.tv-ark.org.uk /itvsouthandsoutheast/meridian-news-2.html   (378 words)

TVS Television gave way to Meridian Broadcasting in the early 1990s franchise round, having made a large financial mess of the ambitious expansion programme it had set for itself.
Now Meridian is part of Granada, and UNM is no longer acknowledged.
But Meridian now faces the toughest change of all - disappearance of all station identities under the onslaught of the ITV1 juggernaught.
www.transdiffusion.org /ident/album/meridian   (501 words)

 TV Forum - View topic - Meridian
I understand the meridian line passes through the region, but it's something you associate with Greenwich not Kent.
IIRC the Meridian name came exactly from the Greenwich Mean Time thing and that the sun logo came first and they picked the name and looked it up in a dictionary and happy with what they found it meant.
Also to try to be different, Meridian called their station "Meridian Broadcasting".
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 United News & Media plc Interim Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 1996
Meridian is now 77 per cent owned by United following the purchase of a further 15 per cent for 27 million pounds in March.
Broadcasting and Entertainment United Broadcasting & Entertainment comprises United's interests in television and related areas.
Its main Channel 3 businesses are Meridian Broadcasting and Anglia Television, the ITV license holders for the South of England and East Anglia respectively.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/40757&EDATE=   (2868 words)

 Granada Media
Granada, the TV broadcaster, is to close its Albert Dock site in Liverpool and relocate up to 20 staff once a suitable alternative has been found in the city centre.
Granada Media is to relocate Meridian Broadcasting from Southampton to a new £6m site near Fareham, with the loss of 175 jobs, while some work will transfer to London.
Granada Media is said to be planning to close its Meridian West TV studio in Newbury, in order to centralise the local news operation at the Southampton broadcasting centre.
www.ukbusinesspark.co.uk /gra33943.htm   (749 words)

 ITV -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The weekday broadcaster in this region, Granada, was awarded the full week franchise for the North-West and a new company called Yorkshire Television was awarded the eastern areas, mostly in Yorkshire.
The Broadcasting Act 1990 brought several changes to the ITV network, which was officially renamed Channel 3.
Meridian Broadcasting won the South and South-East England franchise, replacing TVS.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/ITV   (1793 words)

 Challenge Business: Meridian Broadcasting Appointed Official News Broadcaster for The Global Challenge 2004/5   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Meridian Broadcasting Appointed Official News Broadcaster for The Global Challenge 2004/5
Challenge Business is pleased to announce the appointment of Meridian Broadcasting, as the Official News Broadcaster for the Global Challenge round the world yacht race, which starts on October 3rd 2004 from Portsmouth, UK.
It will also be possible for other broadcasters to access the action-packed footage of the race.
www.challengebusiness.com /press/news/story.asp?item=286   (400 words)

 Carlton buys Granada Media's HTV for $262 million and Meridian stake - Oct. 24, 2000
Carlton will pay £181 million ($262 million) for the broadcasting interests of Granada Media's HTV unit, a commercial TV station for Wales and the west of England, and will transfer its 20 percent stake in Meridian Broadcasting Ltd. to Granada Media.
That will lift Granada Media's ownership of Meridian, which broadcasts to the south east of Britain, to 99.9 percent, and bring its share of advertising revenue generated by the U.K.'s Independent Television (ITV) network to 51 percent, the company said.
Granada was obliged to sell some of its regional ITV units following its £1.75 billion takeover in July of rival United News and Media PLC's (UNWS) broadcasting interests, including the majority of Meridian, to comply with British regulations limiting audience share to 15 percent.
money.cnn.com /2000/10/24/deals/htv   (494 words)

 "The Franchise Battle"
It is now 1990 a new broadcasting act has passed through parliment, the IBA is replaced with the Independent Television Commission (ITC).
On the 18th October the TVS board said it was to consider a judicial review, but failing to overturn the ITC decision it would start to liquidate the company and its 800 staff would face redundancy.
Unions had already approached Meridian about employment opportunities, but as they had only made provision for 373 staff it will only be able to absorb a fraction of TVS staff.
homepages.nildram.co.uk /~jamiebro/franbat.html   (517 words)

 HTW: Features: 40 Years of ITV in the South
It may have been a rather 'phoney' idea but the show was popular; it only ended when Southern stopped broadcasting, though Meridian revived the show for a brief time with the daughters of some of the original cast, in 1993.
The aftermath of the controversial "closed franchise auction" that took place in 1991 was probably predictable in the case of TVS - Meridian was chosen as its successor, and was different from both Southern and TVS in the sense that it used independent producers (and production companies) to produce the majority of its programmes.
Meridian have also now adopted the 'generic' ITV look that all non-Carlton England franchises have adopted since late 1999 - see the ITV page for more details.
web.ukonline.co.uk /members/tvtimes/souitv.html   (1186 words)

 Netribution > Funding > Regional > Lighthouse
The completed films are broadcast within the Meridian region.
In partnership with the Media Development Agency for the West Midlands, Intermedia and Carlton Broadcasting, Lighthouse commissions 2/3 short films for broadcast in the First Cut series.
Films must address the theme for the series (this year it is "Space") and be either 5 or 10 minutes in length.
www.netribution.co.uk /funding/regional/lighthouse.html   (375 words)

 The News-Press: Hurricane - Donation drive held by broadcasters turns out to be a hit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It was Fort Myers Broadcasting and Meridian Broadcasting’s donation drive for Hurricane Charley victims at Miromar Outlets on Monday.
Meridian Program Director Bob Grissinger said they chose Miromar because it is a good location for both Lee and Collier residents to reach.
The two broadcasting companies sent 15 employees to work the drive, and many volunteers just showed up.
www.news-press.com /news/weather/hurricane/stories/040817miromar.html   (544 words)

 Contact Us - Berkshire Health Partners and Medicus Resource Management
Right on Broadcasting Road, continuing straight at stoplight at S Meridian Blvd and straight again a Paper Mill Road.
Turn left onto Broadcasting at the light at the end of the ramp..
Continue straight at stoplight at S Meridian Blvd and straight again a Paper Mill Road.
www.bhp.org /contact_us/map.html   (511 words)

 Granada Media   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
It is split into three divisions: Granada Creative, which deals with content creation; Granada Broadcasting, which deals with free-to-air broadcasting and pay TV; and Granada Broadband, which deals with new media business.
With six regional ITV licences, including London Weekend Television (LWT), Meridian Broadcasting and Anglia Television, Granada Media is the largest and most successful company in the UK commercial television sector.
Other recent acquisitions include the ITV regional franchises of Anglia TV and Meridian Broadcasting in October 2000, as well as the production businesses based at HTV in Bristol.
www.justpeople.com /ContentNew/Companies/FullReports/GranadaMedia.asp   (553 words)

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