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ITV News Tim Ewart

Tim Ewart Metro Interview

As he prepares to step down as Royal Editor at ITV News, here’s another chance to read Metro’s interview with ITN’s Tim Ewart – as originally published in September 2013.

28 February 2017

Neighbours Title Frame 2015

Neighbours A Lesson in Scheduling

‘Neighbours’ got off to a fairly lacklustre start when it launched in the UK, but a stroke of scheduling genius soon catapulted the Aussie soap into the realms of popular culture and fabric of everyday life.

12 March 2015

Ken Loach

Ken Loach Wide of the Mark

Film director Ken Loach has launched a scathing attack on British broadcasters, telling ‘Short List’ magazine’s Emily Phillips ‘television must change’.

25 July 2014

Weekend World Title Frame 2

Weekend World TV Theme

It may have changed presenters and undergone the odd rebrand here and there, but one thing remained constant … it’s stomping theme tune.

7 October 2013

Dynasty Bill Conti

Dynasty TV Theme

Although it failed to match the cultural impact made by ‘Dallas’, Bill Conti’s composition for ABC’s rival US soap ‘Dynasty’ is still a shining example of TV theme music at its best.

8 September 2013

Channel 4 News: A New Agenda

Channel 4 News A New Agenda

This fascinating article from the archives of ‘New Society’ magazine reveals the initial concerns Channel 4 had about appointing ITN as its primary news provider in 1982.

28 August 2013

ITV News at Ten Relaunch (2008)

ITV News at Ten Relaunch 2008

Britain’s most famous TV news bulletin returned to our screens in 2008 after ITV bosses finally admitted cancelling ‘News at Ten’ had been a ‘shocking mistake’.

12 February 2008