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Encyclopedia > ITV News Channel
ITV News Channel
Launched August 1, 2000
Owned by ITN and NTL (ITN News Channel); ITV plc (ITV News Channel)
Audience share 0.1%
(Final figures from
December '05, [1])
Formerly called ITN News Channel
(until September, 2002)
Website www.itv.com/news

The ITV News Channel was a 24 hour television news channel in the United Kingdom which broadcast from August 1, 2000. It was available on Sky Digital, NTL:Telewest, Freeview (latterly only between 6am and 6pm) and Analogue Cable presenting the latest national and international news stories plus regular business, sport, entertainment and weather summaries. Priority was usually given to the latest breaking news stories. There was also an added focus on UK stories, by drawing on the resources of the ITV network's regional newsrooms. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 213th day of the year (214th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... ITN may refer to: Independent Television News In the news, a section on the Main Page of English Wikipedia This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged with Virgin Media, Telewest and Virgin. ... ITV plc (LSE: ITV) is the British media company that operates 11 of the 15 regional television broadcasters that make up the ITV Network, the oldest and largest commercial terrestrial television network in the United Kingdom. ... For other uses, see News (disambiguation). ... is the 213th day of the year (214th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... For a wider corporate history and profile, see British Sky Broadcasting. ... Virgin Media Inc. ... Freeview is an operator of free digital terrestrial television in the United Kingdom, using the DVB-T standard. ...

Previous ITN branding of the channel.
Previous ITN branding of the channel.

The channel launched on August 1, 2000 as a joint venture between ITN and NTL as the "ITN News Channel". In June 2002, Carlton Television and Granada Television - the predecessors of ITV plc - bought out ITN's 65 per cent stake. This led to a rebrand as the ITV News Channel in September 2002. In April 2004, the newly created ITV plc bought NTL's 35 per cent stake to assume full control of the channel. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... is the 213th day of the year (214th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... ITN may refer to: Independent Television News In the news, a section on the Main Page of English Wikipedia This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... Virgin Media Inc. ... Carlton Television is the United Kingdom Channel 3 (ITV) licensee for London and the surrounding areas from 9:25am every Monday to 5. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... ITN may refer to: Independent Television News In the news, a section on the Main Page of English Wikipedia This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... ITV plc (LSE: ITV) is the British media company that operates 11 of the 15 regional television broadcasters that make up the ITV Network, the oldest and largest commercial terrestrial television network in the United Kingdom. ... Virgin Media Inc. ...


As the ITN News Channel, the channel was broadcast from a small studio with accommodation for only one presenter at a time. When relaunched as the ITV News Channel, they initially used the standard ITV News studio of the time, which was built for fixed length bulletins only so the style of presentation was always much more basic than that of its competitors.


From January 16, 2006, the channel came into its own and relaunched. Along with the rest of ITV News, the channel was presented from the so-called 'theatre of news' set (below, left), with logo above, which is a vast virtual studio. The studio allowed presentation from either behind a desk or from presenters walking around the studio, using the newswall to fully explain a story with the use of graphics. For the first time 2 presenters could present the channel together which lead to a much improved service. is the 16th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Due to the channel sharing facilities with ITV News bulletins on the ITV Network (which were also simulcast on the news channel), the channel had to move to other studios for around an hour before each ITV bulletin to allow for rehearsals. Initially a single locked off camera studio was used at these times which was very basic. Later the channel used a virtual reality studio at these times or following ITN's takeover of the production of London Tonight, that studio London Tonight is the flagship news programme in the ITV London region. ...


News content and programming for the channel was provided by ITN. ITN may refer to: Independent Television News In the news, a section on the Main Page of English Wikipedia This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ...


On 15 June 2007 ITN chief executive Mark Wood has said the company wouldn't rule out launching another 24-hour TV news channel. June 15 is the 166th day of the year (167th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ...


During 2007 there was some speculation that cable group Virgin Media was considering launching its own news channel to rival Sky News and BBC News, with some reports suggesting it may look to partner with ITN, though this has not occurred.[1] Virgin Media Inc. ...


The channel used to broadcast live UEFA Champions League games whenever two English teams are playing simultaneously, with the other game being shown on ITV1, if ITV2 (ITV's former secondary channel to show Champions League games) had a full schedule. As being a news channel, when a breaking news bulletin is being reported, the news report will take full screen whilst the game will be shown in an inset in the corner. UEFA Champions League, which replaced the European Champions Cup, is a seasonal club football competition organised by UEFA since 1992 for the most successful football clubs in Europe. ...

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Presenters

During the period as the ITN News Channel its pool of presenters were from across the ITN programme portfolio of ITV, Channel 4 and Five News along with occasional freelancers. Its presenters were John Suchet, Leyla Daybelge, Alison Bell, Andrew Harvey, Sharon Grey, Owen Thomas, Kirsty Lang, Simon Vigar, Lloyd Bracey, Sasha Herriman, Rachel McTavish along with others For other uses, see ITV (disambiguation). ... This article is about the British television station. ... Five News is the news programme of British broadcaster Five. ... This page is a candidate for speedy deletion, because: almost no content, doesnt indicate notability If you disagree with its speedy deletion, please explain why on its talk page or at Wikipedia:Speedy deletions. ... Alison Bell (born 21 September 1966 in Beverley, East Yorkshire) is a British journalist and radio presenter. ... Owen Thomas is a presenter on the ITV London News, on ITV London, and regularly anchors the ITV Morning News. ... Kirsty Lang presenting a BBC News bulletin on BBC World. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ...


When the channel became the ITV News Channel, presenters from ITV News began presenting on the news channel. For the first month or so before any regular appearances occurred many reporters also presented on the News Channel including Ros Childs who presented after John Suchet on the first day as the ITV News Channel. During the Iraq war the well-known British newscaster Angela Rippon. ITV News is the name of the news broadcasts on British TV network ITV. It has one of the largest television audiences for news in the UK. It is produced by Independent Television News (ITN), and was more commonly known simply as ITN until 1999. ... Ros Childs is a Business Journalist, employed by the ABC. She hosts the Midday Report, a national and international weekday news bulletin with a special focus on Business news. ... Anchorman redirects here. ... Angela Rippon, OBE (born October 12, 1944) is a well-known British television journalist and lesbian. ...


Following the February 2, 2004 relaunch, presenters included ITN veteran Alastair Stewart who hosted the flagship Live with Alastair Stewart programme every weekday morning. Other presenters included Andrew Harvey, Lynda Bryans, Lucy Alexander, Leyla Daybelge, Chris Rogers, Phil Gayle, Owen Thomas, and Sasha Herriman. All of ITV's network news presenters, except Sir Trevor McDonald, also appeared on the channel. Presenters from ITV's regional news programmes and freelancers regularly appeared on the channel at weekends and holiday periods. is the 33rd day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... ITN may refer to: Independent Television News In the news, a section on the Main Page of English Wikipedia This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title. ... Alastair James Stewart OBE (born June 22, 1952) is a British television newsreader. ... Andrew Harvey is a Shakespeare scholar and mystic. ... Lynda Bryans is a Northern Irish television presenter and journalist. ... Lucy Alexander is a British television presenter. ... Chris Rogers on London Today Chris Rogers made his name presenting childrens television news programme Newsround circa 1996, and stayed there for around five years, when he joined adult news, with Sky News. ... Phil Gayle (born April 6, 1964 in Birmingham, England) is a newsreader, currently working for ITV News. ... Owen Thomas is a presenter on the ITV London News, on ITV London, and regularly anchors the ITV Morning News. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ...


In December 2005 Scott Chisholm - part of the original 1989 Sky News team - joined the channel to present the breakfast programme. Scott Chisholm is a television newsreader in Britain. ...


Competition

The channel's main competitors were Sky News and BBC News. At times of breaking UK news of major Australian importance (such as terrorist attacks), the channel was sometimes relayed by Australia's Nine Network. However, the Nine Network usually preferred the Sky News feed which it had equal access to. Sky News is a 24-hour British domestic and international television news channel that started broadcasting on 5 February 1989 as part of the then four-channel Sky Television service, as well as a hourly news radio service in the UK. Broadcast of a 24-hour radio service is due... BBC News is the BBCs 24 hour rolling news television channel in the United Kingdom. ... The Nine Network, or Channel Nine, is an Australian television network based in Willoughby, a suburb on the North Shore of Sydney. ...


Typical Daily Schedule on the ITV News Channel

  • 6.00am & 6.30am ITV Morning News
  • 7.00am ITV News at Breakfast - with Andrew Harvey and Lucy Alexander full breakfast news service
  • 10.00am Live with Alastair Stewart - interviews with the newsmakers and analysis of news stories
  • 11.30am Live with Andrew Harvey
  • 12.30pm ITV News Live - rolling live news
  • 1.30pm ITV Lunchtime News on ITV1 and ITV2 - with Katie Derham and Alastair Stewart
  • 2.30pm ITV News Live - rolling live news
  • 3.00pm Live with Mark Austin and Mary Nightingale - live in-depth news
  • 4.00pm Live with Steve Scott and Felicity Barr - news, sport and entertainment news
  • 5.30pm ITV News Sports Extra with Joyce Ohajah - review of the week's sporting news)
  • 6.00pm ITV Weekend News on ITV2
  • 6.30pm ITV Evening News on ITV1 - with Mark Austin and Mary Nightingale
  • 7.00pm Evening News Extra - one hour look at the top stories which made the evening news
  • 8.00pm ITV News Live - rolling live news
  • 9.30pm ITV News Network with Chris Rodgers - news items from across the ITV regional newsrooms
  • 10.00pm News at Ten on ITV1 - with Trevor McDonald and Julie Etchingham
  • 10.30pm ITV News Live - rolling live news
  • 11.00pm ITV Late News on ITV1
  • 11.30pm until 5.30am - Re-runs of the News at Ten and ITV Late News
  • 5.30am ITV Morning News on ITV1 and ITV2 - live 30 minute bulletin of news, sport, paper review and travel

Usually overnight ITV News Channel would have 2-minute news summaries on the hour before the re-runs of the News at Ten. The overnight news service for the weekends on the news channel during this period would usually have a repeat of the 12:00am-1:00am news hour, through the night until 5:30am. The ITV Morning News is the early morning news programme, which is broadcast every day from 5. ... Andrew Harvey is a Shakespeare scholar and mystic. ... Lucy Alexander is a British television presenter. ... The ITV Lunchtime News is the weekday afternoon news programme on the British television network ITV. It is produced by ITN. The programmes main presenters are Katie Derham and Alastair Stewart. ... ITV1 is the name, in England, Wales and the Scottish borders, for a terrestrial, free-to-air television channel, broadcast in the United Kingdom by the ITV network. ... ITV2 is a 24 hour a day free-to-air entertainment television channel in the United Kingdom owned by ITV plc. ... Katie Derham presents the ITV Lunchtime News, and the news for London on ITV. Derham has a BA (Hons) in Economics from Magdalene College, Cambridge. ... Alastair James Stewart OBE (born June 22, 1952) is a British television newsreader. ... The ITV Weekend News is the news programme, which is broadcast twice on Saturdays and twice on Sundays on ITV1. ... ITV2 is a 24 hour a day free-to-air entertainment television channel in the United Kingdom owned by ITV plc. ... ITV Evening News is a news programme on the British TV channel ITV1. ... ITV1 is the name, in England, Wales and the Scottish borders, for a terrestrial, free-to-air television channel, broadcast in the United Kingdom by the ITV network. ... Mark presenting the ITV Evening News with Mary Nightingale Mark Austin (born November 1, 1958 in Portsmouth, Hampshire) is an Emmy-award winning British journalist and anchor of the ITV News at 10. ... Mary Nightingale is a newsreader for the ITV Evening News. ... Sir Trevor McDonald presenting the original final broadcast of News at Ten, from 5 March 1999. ... ITV1 is the name, in England, Wales and the Scottish borders, for a terrestrial, free-to-air television channel, broadcast in the United Kingdom by the ITV network. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Julie Etchingham (born 1969 in Leicester, England) is an English television newsreader and journalist. ... The Late News is the Friday late news bulletin on the British television network ITV, broadcasting every Friday night at 11. ... ITV1 is the name, in England, Wales and the Scottish borders, for a terrestrial, free-to-air television channel, broadcast in the United Kingdom by the ITV network. ... Sir Trevor McDonald presenting the original final broadcast of News at Ten, from 5 March 1999. ... The Late News is the Friday late news bulletin on the British television network ITV, broadcasting every Friday night at 11. ... The ITV Morning News is the early morning news programme, which is broadcast every day from 5. ... ITV1 is the name, in England, Wales and the Scottish borders, for a terrestrial, free-to-air television channel, broadcast in the United Kingdom by the ITV network. ... ITV2 is a 24 hour a day free-to-air entertainment television channel in the United Kingdom owned by ITV plc. ... Sir Trevor McDonald presenting the original final broadcast of News at Ten, from 5 March 1999. ...


On the news channel used to broadcast a 30-minute news bulletin at 11:30pm with in-vision sign language. This would then be repeated throughout the night from 12:00am until 5:30am, in place of the usual re-runs of the News at Ten and ITV Late News. Sir Trevor McDonald presenting the original final broadcast of News at Ten, from 5 March 1999. ... The Late News is the Friday late news bulletin on the British television network ITV, broadcasting every Friday night at 11. ...


References

  1. ^ Oatts, Joanne (15 June, 2007). "ITN news channel still a possibility?", Digital Spy. 

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Scottish Television (now legally known as STV Central Ltd and referred to on-air as STV) is Scotlands largest ITV franchisee, and has held the ITV franchise for Central Scotland since August 31, 1957. ... ITV Border Ltd (formerly and more commonly known as Border Television, or simply Border) is the ITV franchisee for the border region between England and Scotland (including the south of Scotland, much of Cumbria and, until December 2006, the town of Berwick-upon-Tweed), and also the Crown dependency of... For other uses of the UTV acronym, see UTV (disambiguation) UTV (formerly Ulster Television) is the ITV franchise for Northern Ireland. ... Tyne Tees Television is the ITV television contractor for North East England. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... 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Teletext Ltd is the provider of Teletext services for ITV, Channel 4 and Five in the United Kingdom. ... This article is about the Scottish television network. ... ITV Thames Valley is the expected name of ITVs new region covering the Thames Valley area of the United Kingdom. ... ITV London is the collective brand name and identity used by ITV plc for the ITV1 television channel in the London region. ... ITV (Independent Television) is the original British advertising television network. ... ITV2 is a 24 hour a day free-to-air entertainment television channel in the United Kingdom owned by ITV plc. ... ITV3 is an entertainment television channel in the United Kingdom owned by ITV plc. ... ITV4 is a UK television station which launched on November 1, 2005. ... 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ITV News Channel - definition of ITV News Channel in Encyclopedia (315 words)
The ITV News Channel is a 24 hour television news channel in the United Kingdom available on Sky Digital, cable and Freeview, presenting the latest national and international news stories plus regular business, sport, entertainment and weather summaries.
News content and programming for the channel is provided by ITN under a contract which runs until 2009, when ITN's current contract to provide news bulletins for ITV1 also expires.
The channel launched on 1 August 2000 as a joint venture between ITN and NTL as the "ITN News Channel".
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