FROM THE ARCHIVE OF: The TV Room
An example of the pre-launch loop from the day of the Channel’s launch.
[00:00:00] TEST TRANSMISSION: an example of the test transmission loop that was played in the days leading up to the channel’s launch.
The loop begins with a graphic and voiceover pointing viewers to dedicated phone numbers where reception advice is available.
This is followed by a series of programme trails.
The programmes previewed:
- [00:02:33] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: for Hospital. Airing Sunday at 8pm.
- [00:03:06] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: for Beyond Fear. Airing Sunday at 9pm.
- [00:03:39] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: for Family Affairs. Airing weeknights at 6.30pm.
- [00:04:11] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: for star movies at 9pm every night.
- [00:04:54] PROGRAMME PROMOTION: general trail for Channel 5 covering news, sport, kids, lifestyle, drama and comedy programming.
PICTURED: Channel 5 pre-launch preview loop. COPYRIGHT: Channel 5 Broadcasting Ltd.