FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: The TV Room
The launch of the channel’s new on-screen presentation.
[00:00:00] CLOCK: the start-up routine began with the channel clock. It would remain in place for around ten minutes, accompanied by music.
[00:09:29] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: for the first weeks of the new look, a pre-recorded preview trail would be played, featuring generic snippets of programmes that would be shown in the evening. In this example for Saturday, the following programmes are trailed:
- Ready, Willing and Able.
- Lois and Clark.
- Winning Streak.
- Kenny Live.
- The Monroes.
[00:10:35] PROGRAMME MENU GRAPHIC: a slide-based menu, listing out programmes for the morning and early afternoon.
And yes, there’s a spelling error at the end.
[00:11:16] IDENT: the debut of the new channel ident. Here used to link into the first programme of the day: Gardeners’ Dairy.
PICTURED: RTÉ One programme menu graphic. COPYRIGHT: RTÉ.