OSP Category: Graphic

A graphic used by a TV channel to promote a programme, service or campaign – generally associated with another TV/radio channel.

YTV continuity and ITN News opening/close (26th December 1985)

ITN went to the trouble of producing a special festive endboard for their Christmas bulletins.

/ 27th February 2021

Yorkshire TV start-up (partial) (26th December 1986)

This is at the point of the cutover to YTV from TV-am.

/ 25th February 2021

BBC One continuity including programme promotion for Tuesday and BBC One North ident (14th April 1981)

A change to the schedule on BBC One, for live coverage of the return of the Columbia space shuttle. As we see here, the programme change results in the postponement of a regional programme, for BBC One North.

/ 7th February 2021

BBC TV continuity – JFK assassination (22nd November 1963)

A special announcement from BBC TV on the day US President John F. Kennedy was assassinated.

/ 23rd January 2021

Yorkshire TV start-up (1982)

A full Yorkshire TV start-up from the early 1980s, featuring the voice of Redvers Kyle.

/ 23rd January 2021

Westward TV start-up (partial) (22nd December 1978)

A rather odd Christmas-themed start-up sequence from Westward TV.

/ 23rd January 2021

BBC Two closedown including Christmas programme promotion and strike caption (17th December 1978)

BBC Two goes to bed a little earlier than planned due to an industrial dispute.

/ 18th January 2021

ITV Schools on Channel 4 continuity (Date TBC)

A junction into The German Programme in the ITV Schools strand on Channel 4.

/ 13th January 2021

ITV Schools on Channel 4 continuity (Date TBC)

A junction into Start the Day in the ITV Schools strand on Channel 4.

/ 13th January 2021

Channel 4 pre-launch announcement (2nd November 1982)

It’s launch day for Channel 4 – the UK’s first new terrestrial TV channel since the launch of BBC Two in 1964.

/ 5th January 2021

Border Television continuity (7th August 1985)

The networked News at One was taken off the air by a strike by members of the National Union of Journalists at ITN.

/ 1st January 2021