FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: The TV Room
The 9pm RTÉ One junction.
[00:00:00] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: for Market Place.
Miriam O’Callaghan previews what’s coming up on tonight’s programme, which follows the news.
[00:00:20] CLOCK: the announcer tells us that programmes will be running a little late after the news.
Marty Whelan’s chat with John Hume Off the Record will now air at 9.35pm.
Market Place will be at 10.20pm. Then Derek Davis talks about celibacy and the church at 11pm.
But now, the main evening news.
[00:00:42] PROGRAMME: the opening headlines and title sequence.
Eileen Dunne has been drafted in to present the programme from the studio, as the usual presenter – Bryan Dobson – is on location in Cobh to cover the main story.
We see an example of the virtual TV screen, typically used for interviews, where the interviewee is at another location. There are also examples of the lower-third graphics.
PICTURED: RTÉ Nine o'Clock News opening titles. COPYRIGHT: RTÉ.