Features

ABC and the fourth channel

What to do with that spare button on TV sets in the days of 3-channel television

Television comes to the Midlands

Television arrives in the Midlands in 1949

Hello and goodbye

ABC, ATV London and Rediffusion bow out; Thames, LWT and Yorkshire come in

194 Radio City – new for ’82!

Liverpool’s Radio City celebrates being #1 in 1982

ILR in 1977

A look back at the first wave of ILR stations and where they are now

Rolling news, radio style

The Guardian in 1992 reports on a new BBC 24-hour news radio station

Wave of the future

In 1972, TV Guide asks if cable television will catch on in the US by offering original programming

Tonight’s Granada TV… in 1963

What was on Granada on Friday 20 December 1963

Tonight’s ATV… in 1972

What was on ATV on Wednesday 20 December 1972

Tonight’s ATV… in 1955

What was on ATV London on Sunday 27 November 1955

Tonight’s Granada TV… in 1966

What was on Granada on Wednesday 16 November 1966

Genome genius

The BBC’s wonderful new searchable listings archive

Video: Covering the West

From the sales department of Westward Television

The day the Earth stood still

A video of all the main US networks’ output as 9/11 happened in 2001