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  Television South West - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Television South West (TSW) was the ITV franchise holder for the South West England region from 1 January 1982 until 31 December 1992, broadcasting from the former Westward Television studios in Plymouth, Devon.
TSW were a notably regional company, declaring themselves as a channel in their own right rather than just being part of the ITV network.
Wales and the West of England: TWW, WWN, ITSWW, HTV
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Television_South_West   (596 words)

 Television South West: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
South west england is one of the regions of england....
Westward television was the itv franchise holder for the south west of england from april 1961 until december 1981....
Plymouth is a city in the south west of england, or alternatively the westcountry, and is situated within the traditional county of devon....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/t/te/television_south_west.htm   (717 words)

 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> ITV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Southern lost their licence to Television South (TVS), and the South of England region was converted to a dual region.
TWW (Television Wales and the West): Wales and West of England franchise (1958–1968).
STV (Grampian Television): North-east Scotland franchise (1961–2006 as Grampian; 2006– as STV)
www.yourart.com /research/encyclopedia.cgi?subject=/ITV   (1855 words)

 Westcountry Television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Westcountry Television is the ITV franchise holder in the South West (of England), replacing its predecessor, TSW - Television South West, on 1 January 1993.
As with all other Carlton and Granada owned ITV franchises (and Channel Television), from 2002 the regional name has only been used before regional programming; the remainder of the time it is called ITV1.
In 2008, the UK plans to begin its five-year process to cease Analogue television broadcasts region-by-region with Border Television, Westcountry, and HTV Wales.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Westcountry_Television   (345 words)

 South West Facts and Figures - Skillset   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The South West peninsula is long and although there is no motorway west of Exeter there is a direct rail line straight through to Penzance.
South West based employers in the audio visual sector expect their staff numbers to either grow or stay the same over the next two years.
The South West is known nationally and internationally for its strength in animation based largely on the success of Aardman Animations, based in Bristol, but also due to the considerable number of smaller animation companies across the region.
www.skillset.org /uk/southwest/article_1867_1.asp   (926 words)

 The Television History Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Westward Television (south-west England) was replaced by Television South West; Southern Television (south of England) was ousted by Television South; and ATV (Midlands) was forced to restructure into Central Independent Television.
In 1988, 24-hour television was introduced gradually across the network and in 1990 and 1992 all the companies contributed to raise funds for charity with the ITV Telethon.
The Act did have a profound effect on the ITV system and in 1991 Thames Television, the richest and most powerful company in the network was told that it had lost its licence to Carlton Television.
www.bargains-for-you.biz /tvhistory/itv.html   (702 words)

 Walkabout - South West Rocks
Located 463 km north of Sydney, South West Rocks is one of those coastal towns which is often by-passed by holidaymakers.
It is a true hideaway with some notable television personalities using it as their getaway because no one pays much attention to them and they can relax without being 'noticed' by holidaymakers.
Today there is a monument on the headland at South West Rocks to the people who were drowned when the Wooloomooloo ran aground in Trial Bay in 1864.
www.walkabout.com.au /fairfax/locations/NSWSouthWestRocks.shtml   (1830 words)

 Television South West -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In the arts world, they had some big names who worked with them including Moura Lympany, who was one of Britain's leading concert pianists at the time, potter Bernard Leach and sculptor Barbara Hepworth.
TSW lost their franchise in 1991 because of an "unrealistic business plan" related to their bid, which was seen by the Independent Television Commission as being far too high.
At midnight on the night of 31 December 1992, TSW was replaced by Westcountry Television, despite a short legal battle at the start of 1992 to retain their licence.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Television_South_West   (527 words)

 Gerald Durrell Voted BBC South West Hero!
He beat 41 other contenders from all over the South West, three of whom were from the Channel Islands, to clinch the title.
Viewers from all over the BBC South West Region, which includes the Channel Islands, voted throughout the month of February to choose the person they thought deserved the title of South West Hero.
The original 42 candidates were whittled down to a final twenty to feature on a programme, entitled South West Heroes, screened at 1.25pm on Sunday the 21st March as part of the BBC’s nationwide search for regional heroes.
www.durrellwildlife.org /index.cfm?p=277   (475 words)

 TSW Online: Archive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The TSW Film & Television Archive (TSW FTA) is a registered charity concerned with preserving moving images of the South West of England.
The main bulk of the TSW FTA collection are the respective libraries of Westward Television and TSW, which were donated to the charity along with ancillary technical equipment in 1993 when the Company's affairs were being wound up.
The TSW FTA is also home to footage belonging to BBC South West and the current ITV contractor Westcountry Television.
freespace.virgin.net /greg.taylor1/tswarch.htm   (173 words)

 Television South West - TheBestLinks.com - TSW, December, Devon, January, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Television South West - TheBestLinks.com - TSW, December, Devon, January,...
TSW, Television South West, December, Devon, January, Plymouth, Television...
Television South West (TSW) was the ITV franchise holder for the South West England region from January 1982 until December 1992, broadcasting from the former Westward Television studios in Plymouth, Devon.
www.thebestlinks.com /TSW.html   (95 words)

 ITV FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
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.
TWW: Wales and West of England franchise (1958–1968).
Granada Television: North of England weekday franchise (1956–1968); NW England franchise (1968–)
www.finalembracemetal.com /ITV   (1654 words)

 Note ITV or iTV can also mean interactive television...
North and West Wales: Wales (West and North) Television (Teledu Cymru) Wales (West and North) Television (Teledu Cymru) (launched 14 September 14 September) The ITV regions initially broadcast on 405-line VHF VHF.
However, this was not the case with Wales (West and North) Television Wales (West and North) Television (WWN).
Television South West lost the South West England franchise to Westcountry Television Westcountry Television.
www.biodatabase.de /ITV   (2371 words)

London Weekend Television was awarded the London Weekend licence, replacing ATV in London.
Most controversially, TWW lost its franchise for Wales and the West of England to Harlech Television, which became known as HTV on the arrival of UHF.
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.
www.reference.com /browse/wiki/ITV   (3400 words)

 BBC NEWS | Programmes | Politics Show | South West
The South West is indisputably one of the most beautiful parts of Britain.
Chris moved to the South West in 1982, joining Television South West as Political Editor, producing and presenting a monthly politics programme.
In his 21 years in the South West he has counted in all the present complement of 20 MPs in the region, and counted out a fair few as well.
news.bbc.co.uk /go/rss/-/1/hi/programmes/politics_show/4234514.stm   (1011 words)

 Television South -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
TVS (and Meridian) had a slightly bigger coverage area than Southern because on the day of its launch the Bluebell Hill and Chatham Town transmitters in north Kent were switched from the London ITV region to the South of England region.
Like its predecessor the company made many contributions to the network in the areas of children's television, drama and light entertainment.
They also converted the Plaza Cinema in Gillingham into the TVS Television Theatre, it was here that the UK inserts for Fraggle Rock were made.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Television_South   (621 words)

 Articles - ITV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Independent Television (ITV) is the name most commonly used to describe the original network of British commercial television broadcasters, set up to provide competition to the BBC.
In the three main areas - London, North of England and the Midlands - ITV was launched in September 1955, February 1956 and Mar 1956.
* TWW: Wales and West of England franchise (1958–1968).
www.wathcesa.com /articles/ITV   (1666 words)

 Plymouth, Westward Television
The franchise for the coverage of the South West peninsula was offered on October 14th 1959.
The new franchise was awarded to Television South West, who took over in August 1981 but continued to broadcast under the Westward name until the official launch on January 1st 1982.
He continued to appear when Television South West took over in 1982 but was retired when Westcountry Television took over the franchise in 1993.
www.plymouthdata.info /Broadcasting-WTV.htm   (463 words)

 south west england film archive
is a registered charity which is the official film archive for the South West of England.
Originally set up by TSW when their ITV franchise ended we are now the largest regional film archive in the UK servicing a region from Gloucester in the north to the Isles Of Scilly in the west.
Additionally if there is a particular Westward or TSW program that you would like to see please ask as we can often supply items not in our catalog on request.
www.tswfta.co.uk   (725 words)

 South West Sinfonietta recordings
Feeling an affinity for the people and countryside of Devon, she settled on Dartmoor, which is her base for a busy round of solo appearances throughout the country.
Ray Gilley and Kim Willcocks are both well known local soloists who have frequently taken lead roles for Opera South West and the Gilbert and Sullivan Fellowship.
The South West Sinfonietta premiered his oboe concerto (track 7), written for Derek Kitt, in 1996.
www.swsinf.org /recordings.htm   (1427 words)

 ITV: itv news   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
In England and Wales, the channel has been rebranded to ITV1 by ITV plc, the owners of the broadcasting licences for those areas.
In the three main areas – London, the Midlands and the North of England – ITV was launched in September 1955, February 1956 and May 1956 respectively.
ITV plc owns six additional television channels (four using the ITV brand), broadcasting on cable, satellite and digital terrestrial: ITV2, ITV3, ITV4, ITV Play, CITV Channel and Men and Motors.
winelib.com /wiki/ITV   (1779 words)

 Are kids more susceptible to ADHD from watching television? :: ABC South West Vic
Television cops the blame in many households, but in this case it seems the charge of causing ADHD in children may not be as watertight as first thought.
If the answer is watching television, then some parents may have cause for concern.
Jacques Duff is currently competing a PhD in attention deficit disorders… at the Brain Sciences Institute at Swinburne University, and he explained the research to STEVE MARTIN on South West Drive.
www.abc.net.au /southwestvic/stories/s1083022.htm   (264 words)

 ABC South West
Mark Attard from South West College of TAFE has some new recipes for you.
The week that was in the South West
[ forecasts for the South West WA ]
www.abc.net.au /southwestwa   (146 words)

 BBC NEWS | Programmes | Politics Show | Meet presenters Sophie Long & Chris Rogers
Sophie is pleased to have returned home because "It'll be fantastic to finally return to the South West after nearly seven years traversing the country for the good of my career.
He has six General Elections under his belt and is currently the longest serving news presenter/reporter working in the South West.
"I hope we'll also be able to show the wider national audience that while living in the South West is a great experience, it's not cream teas and sunny beaches all the time.
news.bbc.co.uk /1/hi/programmes/politics_show/2813227.stm   (628 words)

 Wikinfo | ITV
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.
The London Weekend contractor, ATV London (initially known as "ABC" until the Midlands contractor, Associated British Corporation, complained), began two days later.
Images, some of which are used under the doctrine of Fair use or used with permission, may not be available.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=ITV   (2334 words)

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