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Tonight’s Independent Television… in 1968

Published 15 August 2018

A look at what wasn’t on ITV on Thursday 15 August 1968

Tonight’s Independent Television… in 1968

Published 8 August 2018

A look at what was on ITV in the whole country on Thursday 8 August 1968

Toddlers and the £750,000 Question

Published 4 June 2018

Lord Hill of Luton on ending the Toddlers’ Truce and handing £750,000 to ITV

Independent Television in 1959

Published 8 April 2018

Our new microsite takes a snapshot of ITV as it stood in the middle of 1959

Films on television

Published 8 March 2018

Showing filmed material on television is difficult, as these 1956 instructions prove

Light Entertainment 1970

Published 5 September 2017

A look back at your favourite ITV light entertainment shows from 1970

A Year Before

Published 20 July 2017

The Robert Fraser Lectures [5/5]: the first Director-General of the Independent Television Authority looks forward to ITV in a speech given in 1954

The Advertisements

Published 13 July 2017

The Robert Fraser Lectures [4/5]: the first Director-General of the Independent Television Authority wonders how TV advertising will work in 1955

Off We Go

Published 6 July 2017

The Robert Fraser Lectures [3/5]: the first Director-General of the Independent Television Authority explains ITV to Daily Mail readers in 1955

High Policy in Principle and Practice

Published 29 June 2017

The Robert Fraser Lectures [2/5]: the first Director-General of the Independent Television Authority discusses the policies behind ITV in 1955

Commercial television: They’re buying in Britain

Published 26 June 2017

What are the prospects for the new ITV? A US magazine finds out in early September 1955

The Act and the Authority

Published 22 June 2017

The Robert Fraser Lectures [1/5]: the first Director-General of the Independent Television Authority describes the foundations of ITV in 1955

How to win an IBA franchise

Published 14 February 2017

A tongue-in-cheek list of simple dos and don’ts of applying for an ITV contract from the IBA

Welcome home to TVTimes

Published 25 October 2015

The TVTimes celebrates the return of ITV after the long 1979 strike

Backbone

Published 22 September 2015

The physical networking arrangements of early ITV

The Television Act

Published 6 October 2014

How vague legislation created a pin-sharp television system

Denis Forman

Published 9 January 2014

David Brockman recalls Denis Forman, a founding father of ITV

Mike Scott

Published 26 October 2008

Presenter and executive extraordinaire