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1986 in Scottish television

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List of years in Scottish television (table)

This is a list of events in Scottish television from 1986.

Events

January

  • No events.

February

  • No events.

March

  • No events.

April

  • 4 April – Debut of the children's television series The Campbells on Scottish Television. The series – a joint Scottish-Canadian production – later aired nationally on ITV.

May

June

  • No events.

July

August

  • No events.

September

October

  • 20 October – Following considerable criticism, including from the Independent Broadcasting Authority, the 1984 changes made by Scottish Television to Scotland Today are reversed and the programme once again becomes a news broadcast with the feature elements transferred to a new lunchtime programme called Live at One Thirty.
  • 27 October – BBC One starts a full daytime television service. Before today, excluding special events coverage, BBC One had closed down at times during weekday mornings and afternoons broadcasting trade test transmissions and, from May 1983, Pages From Ceefax. As part of the new service, changes are made to the timings of the daytime Scottish news bulletins. The lunchtime summary is broadcast prior to the lunchtime news, at 12:55 pm, and the mid-afternoon summary moves from BBC1 to BBC2.

November

  • No events.

December

  • No events.

Debuts

BBC

ITV

Television series

Ending this year

Births

Deaths

See also

References

  1. ^ ""1986: Prince Andrew weds Sarah Ferguson", BBC News". 23 July 1986. Retrieved 28 April 2012.
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