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  Television Wales and the West - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Wales West and North Television in west and north Wales in 1964
Although TWW did not produce many programmes for the ITV network, its local programmes were well-regarded, so it came as a great shock when TWW lost its franchise in the 1967 franchise review, in favour of the Harlech Consortium, whose bid promised a glittering future of star-filled entertainment and quality documentaries.
This is TWW, serving South Wales and the West (of England) from the St Hilary station of the Independent Television Authority
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Television_Wales_and_the_West   (351 words)

  
 Television Wales and the West - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
replaced = Wales West and North Television in west and north Wales in 1964
Television Wales and the West (TWW) was the British "Independent Television" (commercial television) contractor for the "South Wales and West of England" franchise area 1956-1968 (franchise awarded October 26, 1956, started transmissions on January 14, 1958).
Wales and the West of England: TWW, WWN, ITSWW, HTV
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/TWW   (363 words)

  
 HTV - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
HTV Group plc is a television company, the ITV contractor of Wales and the West of England, owned by ITV plc.
Initially the station was known as Harlech Television (after the head of the company, Lord Harlech), but from the introduction of colour in 1970 became HTV.
ITV Wales can be received across the British Isles and further afield via satellite on Sky Digital.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/HTV   (507 words)

  
 Wales West and North Television - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The populous area of Wales was already being served by TWW, who had begun broadcasting in 1958, while the north-east of the country and much of the north coast was served by the North of England franchise, Granada and ABC, operating since 1956; the interior of north Wales could not receive ITV transmissions at all.
WWN was to use three VHF transmitters, at Preseli (covering the south west), Arfon (north west) and Moel-y-Parc in the north east.
TWW offered a generous package to WWN's shareholders, in order to gain control of the territory, and kept the Teledu Cymru name on the air for four years after the demise of its parent company on January 26, 1964.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Wales_West_and_North_Television   (335 words)

  
 ITV
However, this was not the case with Wales (West and North) Television (WWN).
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.
encyclopedia.codeboy.net /wikipedia/i/it/itv.html   (1659 words)

  
 HTV - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
It took over from Television Wales and West Limited in 1968.
Initially the station was known as Harlech (after the head of the company, Lord Harlech), but from the introduction of colour in 1970 became HTV.
In 2001, it was sold to Carlton Communications plc, owners of Carlton Television, though the HTV name was retained on-air until 27 October 2002.
www.encyclopedia-online.info /HTV   (312 words)

  
 Wales
From the outset of television in Wales, the mountainous topography of the country presented broadcasters with transmission problems; despite the construction of new and more powerful transmitters, there were gaps in service as late as the 1980s.
South Wales did not receive ITV until Television Wales West (TWW) was awarded a franchise in 1958 and opened a transmitter in the South which also served the South-west of England.
A second ITV franchise, Television Wales West and North (TWWN, known in Wales as Teledu Cymru [Welsh Television]), began broadcasting in Wales in September 1962.
www.museum.tv /archives/etv/W/htmlW/wales/wales.htm   (3151 words)

  
 ITV: itv news, itv sport
TWW (Television Wales and the West): Wales and West of England franchise (1958–1968).
ITV Wales and ITV West (Harlech Television): Wales and West of England franchise (1968–)
Wales and the West of England: TWW, WWN, ITSWW, HTV
winelib.com /wiki/ITV   (2084 words)

  
 ITV - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
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.
TWW: Wales and West of England franchise (1958–1968).
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/ITV   (3474 words)

  
 ITV - Free net encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
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.
Television Wales and the West (TWW, South Wales and West of England, launched in January 1958)
Southern lost their licence to Television South (TVS), and the South of England region was converted to a dual region.
www.netipedia.com /index.php/ITV   (1702 words)

  
 screenonline: Broadcasters and Industry Bodies > Wales West and North (WWN)
While it seems entirely reasonable to provide a primarily Welsh-language independent television service in Wales, there were several reasons why this did not happen immediately.
One factor was that the terrain made providing a television service to Wales as a whole a very difficult business.
- Television Wales and West - had already been established on the principle that a company serving the populous area of South Wales could also cover parts of the West Country from a transmitter on St Hilary Down.
www.screenonline.org.uk /tv/id/1086886/index.html   (761 words)

  
 ITV - Wales & West
WWN ceased in 1964, in what was really an unviable stand alone franchise area.
It's area was incorporated into the TWW region from 1964.
TWW produced few Networked programmes besides a few religious offerings, although it did provide a number of Welsh Language programmes for it's region.
freespace.virgin.net /peter.culley/waleswest.htm   (165 words)

  
 Wales West and North Television : WWN
terms defined : Wales West and North Television : WWN
These punitive regulations were accepted, and the contract was awarded in 1961 to Wales Television Limited, which was later changed to Wales (West and North) Television Limited following objections from TWW which felt that the original name was intruding on their area, although WWN dropped the parenthesis at every possible opportunity.
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www.termsdefined.net /ww/wwn.html   (343 words)

  
 ITV - find information about ITV at BigServing.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
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 England and Wales the channel was recently rebranded ITV1 by ITV plc who own the regional broadcasting licences for the regions.
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)

  
 The Shed | Written Jingles | TWW
Actually I'm not sure whether it was Television West And Wales or Television Wales and West, but hey no one has ever emailed me to correct it...
TWW after all was mostly a boring company with only two things about it worth mentioning:
They were the first ITV company to experiment with colour television.
www.planetbods.org /theshed/written/tww.live   (100 words)

  
 ITV CHRONOLOGY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Commercial television, ITV, Carlton, Anglia, whatever you call it, ITV has been around since the mid 1950’s and has experienced lots of changes and events in British broadcasting over the years.
33) Winston Churchill’s funeral is televised by ITN — 1965
92) The funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales is televised by ITN — 1997
www.webspawner.com /users/televisionnostalgia/202tv.html   (1349 words)

  
 The Harlech House of Graphics
In 1998 HTV celebrated 30 years as Wales and the West's Independent Television Contractor.
Though most sections are presented in a rough chronological order, we don't dwell on the history or politics of things too much, (that's done much better elsewhere) the only exceptions are where events or circumstances have affected presentational policy.
No, we aim to entertain, reminisce and review again some of the most interesting presentational material from 40 years of ITV in Wales and the West.
www.hhg.org.uk   (512 words)

  
 Broadmining: HTV   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
ITV contractor of Wales and the West of
Initially, the HTV name was also kept for news programming, but this was dropped in favour of ITV on 2 February
2001, it was sold to Carlton Communications plc, owners of Carlton Television, though the HTV name was retained on-air until 27 October
www.lowide.com /HTV   (283 words)

  
 BBC - North West Wales Anglesey - Television
As the activities of BBC Wales' community initiative, Here for You, drew to a close on Anglesey, BBC Wales' digital channel 2W broadcast five specially made programmes shining the spotlight on some of the people of Anglesey, sharing their experiences with the rest of the country.
Giving an insight into their lives and what makes them tick, Five Days on Anglesey on BBC 2W features five different people, each one with a story to tell - stories of intrigue, courage and curiosity from Anglesey - the mother of Wales.
In the first programme, viewers are taken on a trip back in time with Wil Stuart, warden in Breakwater Park in Holyhead.
www.bbc.co.uk /wales/northwest/sites/anglesey/pages/fivedays.shtml   (679 words)

  
 Broadmining: ITV2   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
ITV2 is an entertainment television channel in the
It was launched on 7 December 1998, and is available on the Digital television satellite (
ITV - about the British Independent Television network.
www.lowide.com /ITV2   (178 words)

  
 ITV
For example, it was made obiligatory that commercials be clearly distinguishable from programmes.
Harlech House of Graphics (http://www.hhg.org.uk/) - a site about ITV in Wales and the West of England
Television Southwest (http://www.televisionsouthwest.com/) - about ITV companies in the South West of England
www.askfactmaster.com /ITV   (2426 words)

  
 BBC - Wales - On this day in Welsh history
Commercial TV, provided by Television Wales and the West (TWW), began in Wales.
Use the calendar on the right to see what happened on other days in Welsh history.
A history of Wales; from the Romans to the present day.
www.bbc.co.uk /wales/history/calendar/?2005/01/14   (117 words)

  
 TV Fetish - Ident Ark - ITV TWW
TV Fetish - Ident Ark - ITV TWW
Otherwise Known As Television Wales and West (TWW),
Independent Television Service for Wales and the West (ITSWW)
www.tvfetish.net /IA_TWW.htm   (39 words)

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