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1983 in Scottish television

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List of years in Scottish television (table)

This is a list of events in Scottish television from 1983.


  • 17 January – Breakfast Time, Britain's first breakfast show, launches on BBC1. The new service includes four opt-outs which allow BBC Scotland to broadcast its own news bulletin.
  • 1 February – TV-am launches, with Good Morning Britain. However this is a national service with no opt-outs for Scottish news.
  • 9–10 June – Television coverage of the 1983 general election.
  • 6 September – ITV broadcasts the STV-produced Killer. It would later be turned into a series and re-titled Taggart.[1]



  • 6 September – Taggart (1983–present)

Television series

Ending this year


See also


  1. ^ "Fifty years on, STV set for studio switch". The Scotsman. 3 July 2004. Retrieved 28 April 2012.
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