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1982 in Scottish television

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This is a list of events in Scottish television from 1982.


  • 14 March – 30th anniversary of BBC 1 Scotland.
  • 26 April – "The Satellite Channel" is launched. In 1984 it is renamed Sky Channel after it is purchased by Rupert Murdoch and in 1989 it becomes known as Sky One. Today it is named Sky1.[1]
  • 31 August – 25th anniversary of Scottish Television.
  • 2 November – Channel 4 starts broadcasting in the UK at 4:45pm.[2] Channel 4 operates as a single national service. Adverts are shown on a regional basis, thereby allowing local commercials to be broadcast in Scotland.

Television series


See also


  1. ^ Beaumont, Ian. "Sky One". Transdiffusion Broadcasting System. Archived from the original on 19 July 2009. Retrieved 28 April 2012.
  2. ^ "25 facts from Channel 4's 25 years". BBC News. 2 November 2007. Retrieved 28 April 2012.
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