Could Local TV Bridge The Gaps Left From A Single ITV?
Prior to 2002, we had an independent yet regional alternative to the BBC. In our area, it was known as Granada Television, or in Carlisle and Gretna, Border Television. On the other side of the Pennines, Yorkshire Television or Tyne Tees Television. All of which were among other regional broadcasters which made up ITV. Each regional franchise had a distinct identity, and one of the great joys of holidaying in the UK was changing channels to find different news bulletins, regional adverts and differing idents. Continue reading “Local Television: A Way Forward For Greater Manchester?”