Eight nations see TV relay triumph

22 July 2020

Television pictures get from Rome to Copenhagen, Paris, Bonn, Hilversum and London in an exciting new development in 1954

Sydney is beaut

1 February 2019

Rediffusion seconded their assistant head of casting to ATN 7 in Melbourne in 1967. Here she reports back on the television scene in Australia

Color City

3 December 2018

The grand opening of NBC’s new colour studios in Burbank, California, is celebrated by the ‘NBC Chimes’ staff magazine in 1955

ACTT members visit East Germany

12 November 2018

Four members of the ACTT union go on a trip to East Germany in 1960 and like what they find

Broadcasting under Communism

28 May 2018

Burton Paulu on how television and radio was organised under Communism in Europe in 1967

Our Man Cliff

12 May 2018

Radio Times looks forward to tonight’s Eurovision Song Contest… in 1968

Eurovision Network in 1967

11 May 2018

Inside the technical developments pioneered by the European Broadcasting Union in 1967

They call themselves patriots

31 July 2017

Is the voice of the radical right ruining America, asks TV Guide in 1967

Birth of a Station

10 July 2017

All it takes is $250,000, a lot of persistence and a sports director who won’t hyperventilate on camera

Nation Shall Look Unto Nation

8 May 2017

A 1955 look-back at the exciting developments so far in international broadcasting in Europe

A Russian looks at ITV

9 January 2017

A representative from ‘Novosti’ gets to see ITV in 1961

Wave of the future

11 November 2014

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

Eye in the sky

26 June 2014

The development of intercontinental satellite television

A Fox-up

8 January 2014

Chase McPherson on how Fox managed to foul up a memorial


24 February 2013

How one channel becomes two… or three… or dozens in the new digital America

Extreme Channel Makeover

11 September 2010

Chase McPherson on the dizzying parade of changing brands in the US cable TV market

Selling KERA

6 March 2010

An email to the local PBS stations leads to 60 seconds of fame

The Word & The Deed

20 July 2008

Watch your language!

In Memoriam: Tim Russert

22 June 2008

Tim Russert of NBC remembered

Redefining Regional TV – American Style

11 May 2008

US experience proves ITV wrong

The phoenix of Colorado

11 February 2008

A station returns from the dead

State of News

8 January 2008

The battle to lead in Texas

Casting Call

1 July 2007

Chase McPherson tries to get on TV

America’s ITV?

1 May 2007

Is PBS now just another commercial broadcaster?

American Identity

31 December 2006

Everything you hate about UK prez we learned from the USA

The showman naturalist

24 September 2006

A profile of Steve Irwin

All change Stateside

2 September 2006

Two US networks become one this September. Will viewers notice?

Mr TV Sport

3 June 2006

Profile of Kerry Packer, 1937-2005

The Olive Grove Revolution

30 April 2006

How a small Slovenian TV station changed the face of Italian broadcasting

Switching Signals

31 March 2006

Imagine switching on the TV and finding that two major channels had swapped names. It happened in 1980s Australia…

Let the good times roll

2 January 2006

Australian commercial TV at fifty

Gallery: Switzerland

1 February 2002

Three languages in one country.

Digital speed limit

14 June 2001

What holds back digital television across the globe

Gallery: BBC World Service Television

14 June 2001

The predecessor to BBC World News

The great leap forward

14 June 2001

Berlin goes digital – quickly

Gallery: Belgium

14 June 2001

Flemish and French language stations from Belgium

Television traveller

14 June 2001

A Prague (TV) travelogue

Gallery: Czech Republic

14 June 2001

CT1 and CT2

The rain in Spain

14 June 2001

A holiday in front of the TV

The Name Game

14 June 2001

Language differences across the water

Gallery: France

14 June 2001

A tour of French stations from the 1980s and 1990s.

All Change

14 June 2001

Programme sales

Gallery: Germany

14 June 2001

Around Deutschland in many stations

ITV, American Style

14 June 2001

US policy

Fade to Black

14 June 2001

East Germany and counter-propaganda