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'Farmland - Festival' into 'The London Marathon'
'Farmland - Festival' into 'The London Marathon''Farmland - Festival' into 'The London Marathon'
8:30am Sunday on BBC ONE
'The Land 2' into 'The Simpsons'
'The Land 2' into 'The Simpsons''The Land 2' into 'The Simpsons'
8:30am Sunday on Channel 4
Katie Piper's Breakfast Show
Katie Piper's Breakfast ShowKatie Piper's Breakfast Show
8:25am Sunday on ITV1
'Identity' into 'The Simpsons'
'Identity' into 'The Simpsons''Identity' into 'The Simpsons'
8:00am Sunday on Channel 4
'Cafe - The Cup Winners' into 'Match of the Day'
'Cafe - The Cup Winners' into 'Match of the Day''Cafe - The Cup Winners' into 'Match of the Day'
7:35am Sunday on BBC ONE
'Love' into 'The Simpsons'
'Love' into 'The Simpsons''Love' into 'The Simpsons'
7:35am Sunday on Channel 4
'System' into 'The Simpsons'
'System' into 'The Simpsons''System' into 'The Simpsons'
7:10am Sunday on Channel 4
'The Land' into 'Everybody Loves Raymond'
'The Land' into 'Everybody Loves Raymond''The Land' into 'Everybody Loves Raymond'
6:45am Sunday on Channel 4
'Escapist' into 'Countryfile'
'Escapist' into 'Countryfile''Escapist' into 'Countryfile'
6:40am Sunday on BBC TWO
'Café' into 'James Martin's Saturday Morning'
'Café' into 'James Martin's Saturday Morning''Café' into 'James Martin's Saturday Morning'
6:30am Sunday on ITV1
'The Land' into 'Everybody Loves Raymond'
'The Land' into 'Everybody Loves Raymond''The Land' into 'Everybody Loves Raymond'
6:20am Sunday on Channel 4
'Rural' into 'James Martin's Great British...
'Rural' into 'James Martin's Great British...'Rural' into 'James Martin's Great British Adventure'
6:00am Sunday on ITV1
'The Land' into 'Everybody Loves Raymond'
'The Land' into 'Everybody Loves Raymond''The Land' into 'Everybody Loves Raymond'
5:55am Sunday on Channel 4
'Beach' into 'Prue Leith's Cotswold Kitchen'
'Beach' into 'Prue Leith's Cotswold Kitchen''Beach' into 'Prue Leith's Cotswold Kitchen'
5:05am Sunday on ITV1
Hollyoaks Omnibus
Hollyoaks OmnibusHollyoaks Omnibus
3:55am Sunday on Channel 4
Unwind with ITV
Unwind with ITVUnwind with ITV
3:50am Sunday on ITV1
'System 2' into 'Jamie's Comfort Food'
'System 2' into 'Jamie's Comfort Food''System 2' into 'Jamie's Comfort Food'
3:45am Sunday on Channel 4
'Microphone' into 'Dinosaur'
'Microphone' into 'Dinosaur''Microphone' into 'Dinosaur'
3:20am Sunday on BBC THREE
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RTÉ One continuity (1992)
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RTÉ One continuity (5th June 1992)
RTÉ One continuity (5th June 1992)RTÉ One continuity (5th June 1992)
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RTÉ Network 2 continuity including programme promotions for @ Last TV, Gerry Ryan and Monday nights (3rd October 1999)
RTÉ Network 2 continuity including programme...RTÉ Network 2 continuity including programme promotions for @ Last TV, Gerry Ryan and Monday nights (3rd October 1999)
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BBC Two NI continuity including programme promotion for Blood of the Vikings and service promotion for BBC Two NI (20th November 2001)
BBC Two NI continuity including programme...BBC Two NI continuity including programme promotion for Blood of the Vikings and service promotion for BBC Two NI (20th November 2001)
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BBC Two NI continuity including programme promotions for Sky High and Country Times (20th November 2001)
BBC Two NI continuity including programme...BBC Two NI continuity including programme promotions for Sky High and Country Times (20th November 2001)
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RTÉ Network 2 continuity including programme promotions for Fish and Dr No (3rd October 1999)
RTÉ Network 2 continuity including programme...RTÉ Network 2 continuity including programme promotions for Fish and Dr No (3rd October 1999)
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Drama : 2022 Idents : Fire ident
Drama : 2022 Idents : Fire identDrama : 2022 Idents : Fire ident
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Drama : 2022 Idents : Boat ident
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UK Horizons closedown including programme promotions for Gimme Gimme Gimme and UK Horizons’ Christmas Cracker (28th December 2000)
UK Horizons closedown including programme...UK Horizons closedown including programme promotions for Gimme Gimme Gimme and UK Horizons’ Christmas Cracker (28th December 2000)
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BBC Two continuity including programme promotions for Gormenghast and Gimme Gimme Gimme (1st January 2000)
BBC Two continuity including programme promotions...BBC Two continuity including programme promotions for Gormenghast and Gimme Gimme Gimme (1st January 2000)
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Timeline: 2024 Week 16
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Channel 5 : Special Presentation (1) : 'Michael Palin in Nigeria' ident
Channel 5 : Special Presentation (1) : 'Michael...Channel 5 : Special Presentation (1) : 'Michael Palin in Nigeria' ident
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Is the BBC Red Button Text service serving a useful purpose?
Is the BBC Red Button Text service serving a...Is the BBC Red Button Text service serving a useful purpose?
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Former UTV Headquarters (Belfast) (April 2024)
Former UTV Headquarters (Belfast) (April 2024)Former UTV Headquarters (Belfast) (April 2024)
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Channel 4 (Slide) - 1996
Channel 4 (Slide) - 1996Channel 4 (Slide) - 1996
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BBC Newsline close, BBC One Northern Ireland continuity including programme promotions for Tuesday evening, Spotlight and Country Times followed by Animal Hospital opening (20th November 2001)
BBC Newsline close, BBC One Northern Ireland...BBC Newsline close, BBC One Northern Ireland continuity including programme promotions for Tuesday evening, Spotlight and Country Times followed by Animal Hospital opening (20th November 2001)
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BBC One Northern Ireland continuity including programme promotions for Spotlight and Country Times followed by Fair Play opening (19th November 2001)
BBC One Northern Ireland continuity including...BBC One Northern Ireland continuity including programme promotions for Spotlight and Country Times followed by Fair Play opening (19th November 2001)
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BBC News at Six close, BBC Newsline (full edition) (19th November 2001)
BBC News at Six close, BBC Newsline (full...BBC News at Six close, BBC Newsline (full edition) (19th November 2001)
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RTÉ One continuity including programme promotion for Winning Streak followed by The Angelus, RTÉ News (partial) (1st January 2000)
RTÉ One continuity including programme promotion...RTÉ One continuity including programme promotion for Winning Streak followed by The Angelus, RTÉ News (partial) (1st January 2000)
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ITV1 : Christmas 2022 and 2023 : Aldi sponsorship sting (1)
ITV1 : Christmas 2022 and 2023 : Aldi sponsorship...ITV1 : Christmas 2022 and 2023 : Aldi sponsorship sting (1)
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ITV1 : Christmas 2022 and 2023 : Aldi sponsorship sting (1)
ITV1 : Christmas 2022 and 2023 : Aldi sponsorship...ITV1 : Christmas 2022 and 2023 : Aldi sponsorship sting (1)
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BBC Two continuity (1st January 2000)
BBC Two continuity (1st January 2000)BBC Two continuity (1st January 2000)
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BBC Two continuity including programme promotion for Murder Rooms: The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes (1st January 2000)
BBC Two continuity including programme promotion...BBC Two continuity including programme promotion for Murder Rooms: The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes (1st January 2000)
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ITV1 : Special Presentation (2) : 'Eid Mubarak' bumper
ITV1 : Special Presentation (2) : 'Eid Mubarak'...ITV1 : Special Presentation (2) : 'Eid Mubarak' bumper
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BBC Two continuity including programme promotions for The League of Gentlemen, Gormenghast and Gimme Gimme Gimme (1st January 2000)
BBC Two continuity including programme promotions...BBC Two continuity including programme promotions for The League of Gentlemen, Gormenghast and Gimme Gimme Gimme (1st January 2000)
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BBC One Northern Ireland continuity including programme promotion for Millennium Service (1st January 2000)
BBC One Northern Ireland continuity including...BBC One Northern Ireland continuity including programme promotion for Millennium Service (1st January 2000)
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2000 Today close (1st January 2000)
2000 Today close (1st January 2000)2000 Today close (1st January 2000)
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Channel 4 : 2023 Idents (1) : 'Eid Mubarak' (2024) ident
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RTÉ One continuity (1st January 2000)
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BBC Two continuity including programme promotion for Sunday sci-fi films followed by Pages from Ceefax (2nd January 2000)
BBC Two continuity including programme promotion...BBC Two continuity including programme promotion for Sunday sci-fi films followed by Pages from Ceefax (2nd January 2000)
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A Message for the Millennium and ITV continuity including programme promotion for Bomber (3rd January 2000)
A Message for the Millennium and ITV continuity...A Message for the Millennium and ITV continuity including programme promotion for Bomber (3rd January 2000)
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BBC Two continuity including programme promotion for Sunburn followed by Pages from Ceefax (partial) (3rd January 2000)
BBC Two continuity including programme promotion...BBC Two continuity including programme promotion for Sunburn followed by Pages from Ceefax (partial) (3rd January 2000)
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BBC Two continuity including programme promotions for Murder Rooms: The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes and Second Sight (3rd January 2000)
BBC Two continuity including programme promotions...BBC Two continuity including programme promotions for Murder Rooms: The Dark Beginnings of Sherlock Holmes and Second Sight (3rd January 2000)
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BBC Two continuity (3rd January 2000)
BBC Two continuity (3rd January 2000)BBC Two continuity (3rd January 2000)
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Timeline: 2024 Week 15
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BBC Weather (partial), BBC Two NI continuity including programme promotions for Spotlight and Beechy followed by War Zone opening (19th November 2001)
BBC Weather (partial), BBC Two NI continuity...BBC Weather (partial), BBC Two NI continuity including programme promotions for Spotlight and Beechy followed by War Zone opening (19th November 2001)
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BBC Two NI continuity including service promotion for BBC Two NI and programme promotion for Spotlight followed by Newsnight opening (19th November 2001)
BBC Two NI continuity including service promotion...BBC Two NI continuity including service promotion for BBC Two NI and programme promotion for Spotlight followed by Newsnight opening (19th November 2001)
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BBC Two NI continuity including programme promotions for The Kumars at Number 42, Dr Terrible’s House of Horror and First Stop (19th November 2001)
BBC Two NI continuity including programme...BBC Two NI continuity including programme promotions for The Kumars at Number 42, Dr Terrible’s House of Horror and First Stop (19th November 2001)
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Party Political Broadcasts: a headache for schedulers
Party Political Broadcasts: a headache for...Party Political Broadcasts: a headache for schedulers
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BBC Two NI continuity followed by Dr Terrible’s House of Horrible (19th November 2001)
BBC Two NI continuity followed by Dr Terrible’s...BBC Two NI continuity followed by Dr Terrible’s House of Horrible (19th November 2001)
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BBC NI Weather, BBC Two NI continuity including programme promotion for First Stop (19th November 2001)
BBC NI Weather, BBC Two NI continuity including...BBC NI Weather, BBC Two NI continuity including programme promotion for First Stop (19th November 2001)
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BBC Two NI continuity including programme promotion for Beechy (19th November 2001)
BBC Two NI continuity including programme...BBC Two NI continuity including programme promotion for Beechy (19th November 2001)
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UTV breakdown (24th November 2001)
UTV breakdown (24th November 2001)UTV breakdown (24th November 2001)
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Dave (Break - Drama) - 2024
Dave (Break - Drama) - 2024Dave (Break - Drama) - 2024
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BBC Two NI continuity including programme promotion for Comedy Night (19th November 2001)
BBC Two NI continuity including programme...BBC Two NI continuity including programme promotion for Comedy Night (19th November 2001)
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BBC Newsline Update, BBC Two NI continuity including programme promotions for Sky High and First Stop (19th November 2001)
BBC Newsline Update, BBC Two NI continuity...BBC Newsline Update, BBC Two NI continuity including programme promotions for Sky High and First Stop (19th November 2001)
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BBC One programme promotion for World Club Championship followed by BBC Newsline (partial) (1st January 2000)
BBC One programme promotion for World Club...BBC One programme promotion for World Club Championship followed by BBC Newsline (partial) (1st January 2000)
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2000 Today including BBC News (partial) (1st January 2000)
2000 Today including BBC News (partial) (1st...2000 Today including BBC News (partial) (1st January 2000)
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BBC Two continuity (1st January 2000)
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On This Day...
21st April
Channels
2008
BBC News 24 is rebranded as the BBC News Channel.
Programmes
1953
The final episode of Robin Hood airs on BBC TV. Starring Patrick Troughton.
1954
The first edition of Running Wild airs on ITV. Comedy sketch series featuring Morecambe and Wise.
1964
The first edition of Play School airs on BBC Two. Due to a power failure the previous evening (which should've been BBC Two launch night), Play School became the first scheduled programme to be broadcast on BBC Two. A number of unscheduled news bulletins were broadcast on the channel on 20th April 1964.
1964
The first edition of Line-Up airs on BBC Two. The launch night edition of the programme (on 20th April 1964) was cancelled due to a power failure.
1974
The first episode of Doctor at Sea airs on ITV.
1977
The first episode of Royal Heritage airs on BBC One. The story of Britain's royal builders and collectors in nine films. Told by Huw Wheldon.
1981
The final episode of When the Boat Comes In airs on BBC One.
1983
The final episode of Playhouse airs on ITV.
1985
The final episode of Orm and Cheep airs on ITV.
1986
It is announced that the Blue Peter kitten, Jack, has died.
1993
The first edition of TV Heroes airs on BBC One. Danny Baker delves into the archives to find some of television's most unlikely heroes and heroines of the past.
1994
The first episode of Cardiac Arrest airs on BBC One. A new six-part drama series about working in the NHS.
1995
The first episode of Father Ted airs on Channel 4.
2002
The first episode of Born and Bred airs on BBC One. The first in a six-part drama series set in rural Lancashire in the 1950s and starring James Bolam and Michael French.
2008
BBC TV relaunched its domestic and international news programmes. The new look was created by the Lambie-Nairn agency.
2009
The first edition of Alan Whicker's Journey of a Lifetime airs on BBC Two. A four-part series in which veteran broadcaster Alan Whicker sets off on a world trip during which he reflects on his life and career, beginning in Venice, where he retraces his steps from soldier to journalist and thence to the world of television.
Test Card/Teletext In-Vision Music
1964
BBC Two tape La Gran Via - Mazurka airs for the first time.
1964
BBC Two tape Come with Me airs for the first time.
1964
BBC Two tape Firth of Fourths airs for the first time.
1964
BBC Two tape White Sails airs for the first time.
1964
BBC Two tape Bikini airs for the first time.
Trade Test Films
1967
The final airing of the BBC Two Trade Test Film Hydraulic Power Transmission (Shell).

On This Day...
21st April
Births
1939
Former TV announcer, Graeme Thomson.
1973
TV presenter, Steve Backshall.
Deaths
1961
Former BBC Radio announcer and TV news presenter, Wallace (Bill) Greenslade. The newspapers referred to his well-known trademark, from his news presenting years, of taking off his glasses at the end of each bulletin.

Research for On This Day in TV History is by Paul R. Jackson.

Details about test card/teletext in-vision music and BBC trade test films are available as a result of decades of research and logging by members of the Test Card Circle.