Category:ATV Productions

(Pointed out the exact date on which ATV went the full week in the Midlands, and clarified that the ITV franchises were reorganised at this time (which also involved Granadaland being split in two))
(Pointed out that ATV was the second ITV station to go on air; also pointed out the respective dates on which it began broadcasting to London at weekends and the Midlands on Mondays to Fridays)
 
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'''Definition:'''<br> Programmes made by Associated Television.
'''Definition:'''<br> Programmes made by Associated Television.
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From ITV's inception in 1955, ATV had the weekend franchise in London, and the Midlands franchise from Monday to Friday. Following a reorganisation of the ITV franchises, ATV served the Midlands for the full week from 29 July 1968, while relinquishing the London weekend franchise to [[:Category:LWT Productions|LWT]].
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ATV was the second ITV station to go on air, after [[:Category:Rediffusion Productions|Associated-Rediffusion]]. It served London at weekends from 24 September 1955, and the Midlands on Mondays to Fridays from 17 February 1956. Following a reorganisation of the ITV franchises, ATV served the Midlands for the full week from 29 July 1968, while relinquishing the London weekend franchise to [[:Category:LWT Productions|LWT]].
ATV became [[:Category:Central Productions|Central]] on 1 January 1982, as part of a restructuring in order to place more focus on its broadcast area.
ATV became [[:Category:Central Productions|Central]] on 1 January 1982, as part of a restructuring in order to place more focus on its broadcast area.

Current revision as of 01:23, 21 August 2019

Definition:
Programmes made by Associated Television.

ATV was the second ITV station to go on air, after Associated-Rediffusion. It served London at weekends from 24 September 1955, and the Midlands on Mondays to Fridays from 17 February 1956. Following a reorganisation of the ITV franchises, ATV served the Midlands for the full week from 29 July 1968, while relinquishing the London weekend franchise to LWT.

ATV became Central on 1 January 1982, as part of a restructuring in order to place more focus on its broadcast area.

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