FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: The TV Room
The launch of the channel’s new on-screen presentation.
[00:00:00] CLOCK: this was the debut of the new channel clock. It appeared for 5 minutes or so during the daily start-up, accompanied by music.
[00:03:33] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: for the first few weeks of the new season, this type of trail was played during the start-up, providing generic clips of shows being shown on the channel later in the day.
- Hamish McBeth.
- The Vet.
- The Seven Wonders of the World.
- James Bond Movie Season.
- The X-Files.
- The End.
- The Critic.
[00:05:05] PROGRAMME MENU GRAPHIC: a slide-based menu, listing out programmes planned for the morning and early afternoon.
The announcer walks through the list.
[00:05:35] IDENT: one of the standard RTÉ Network 2 idents – Fire – is used to link into the first programme of the day.
PICTURED: RTÉ Network 2 clock. COPYRIGHT: RTÉ.