Articles by Colm O'Rourke

Tonight’s Anglia TV… in 1970

Published 10 January 2018

A look at what was on Anglia on Saturday 10 January 1970

Christmas Day on Thames, LWT and Channel 4… in 1987

Published 24 December 2017

A look at what was on Thames Television, London Weekend and Channel Four on Christmas Day 1977

Christmas Day on television… in 2007

Published 24 December 2017

A look at what was on television on Christmas Day 2007

Tonight’s ONdigital… in 1999

Published 8 November 2017

A look at what was on the ONdigital platform on Monday 8 November 1999

Tonight’s Yorkshire TV… in 1982

Published 25 October 2017

A look at what was on YTV on Monday 25 October 1982

Tonight’s HTV and Channel 4… in 1988

Published 13 September 2017

A look at what was on HTV and Channel 4 on Tuesday 13 September 1988

Tonight’s Thames and LWT… in 1985

Published 19 July 2017

A look at what was on Thames and LWT on Friday 19 July 1985

Thank U and Goodnight

Published 17 October 2016

Colm O’Rourke watches the end of one era and the start of another

A phoenix from the flames?

Published 7 January 2014

Could the last major outpost of in-vision continuity in the UK lead to a general rebirth of the style, asks Colm O’Rourke

Seeing U

Published 27 September 2010

Colm O’Rourke assesses the renaissance of in-vision continuity on UTV

The end of the Border line

Published 9 September 2010

Colm O’Rourke reflects on the life and death of Border Television

Indepth on Central Independent Television

Published 24 May 2004

The Cake

Indepth on Ulster Television

Published 24 May 2004

The oscilloscope

The cull of Radio 1

Published 1 December 2003

A revolution at BBC Radio One throws out the old and rings in the new – in public and painfully

A Screen-Shaped Window

Published 1 January 2003

Colm O’Rourke appears on BBC Northern Ireland

Making your mind up

Published 1 December 2002

The choice for UTV – ITV1 or not?

A new start

Published 1 December 2002

An independent view of LWT’s last day

Studio 3

Published 1 February 2002

UTV in-vision

Into the premier league

Published 2 January 2002

Colm O’Rourke on how Sky changed football

All Change

Published 1 September 2001

Colm O’Rourke recalls the last franchise round

From Downtown to out of town

Published 15 August 2001

ILR hits northern Ireland.

Digital diversity

Published 15 August 2001

An end to the frequency shortage is in sight