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1980 in Scottish television

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This is a list of events in Scottish television from 1980.

Events

January

  • 7 January - Grampian Today is relaunched as North Tonight, as part of an effort to reflect northern Scotland as a whole. 1980 also sees Grampian introduces weekday lunchtime and closedown news bulletins, called North News and North Headlines respectively.

February

March to November

  • No events.

December

  • 1 December – BBC Scotland carries out a one-week experiment in breakfast television. It is a simulcast of BBC Radio Scotland's breakfast show Good Morning Scotland.[2]
  • 28 December – The IBA announces the results of the 1980 franchise round, revealing that all three of Scotland's ITV broadcasters have retained their franchises.

Unknown

Debuts

ITV

Television series

Births

Deaths

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Popular Scottish TV shows you'll remember". www.scotsman.com. Retrieved 4 January 2020.
  2. ^ BBC Genome Project BBC1 Scotland listings 1 December 1980
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