FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: Dave Baldwin

Channel 4’s first foray into breakfast television. The programme was produced by ITN in conjunction with various other production companies.

VIDEO: The Channel 4 Daily opening titles and presentation. Presenter: Carol Barnes. Voiceover: Bill Bingham. TX DATE: 3rd April 1989. COPYRIGHT: Channel 4 Television Corporation/ITN. VREF: 25400-01.

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[00:00:00] PROGRAMME: the opening titles and welcome from the presenter.

We then have a summary of the main news stories.

Bill Bingham then brings us a detailed UK weather forecast.

Bill then goes on to give us a quick update on the travel situation – and then lets us know what’s coming up this hour on the programme. He then introduces Countdown Masters. We then see the opening of that programme.

VIDEO: The Channel 4 Daily presentation. Presenters: Carol Barnes and Dermot Murnaghan. TX DATE: 3rd April 1989. COPYRIGHT: Channel 4 Television Corporation/ITN. VREF: 25400-02.

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[00:00:00] PROGRAMME: we’re 18 minutes into the first programme – and we have some technical issues going to the next item – the business news.

We do eventually get there after an unplanned review of the papers.

Dermot Murnaghan presents the business news.

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PICTURED: The Channel Four Daily opening titles. COPYRIGHT: Channel 4 Television Corporation/ITN.

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