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'Escapist' into 'Homes Under the Hammer''Escapist' into 'Homes Under the Hammer'
6:15am Friday on BBC TWO
'Identity 2' into 'Countdown''Identity 2' into 'Countdown'
6:10am Friday on Channel 4
'Farmland - Ramblers' into 'Breakfast''Farmland - Ramblers' into 'Breakfast'
6:00am Friday on BBC ONE
'Beach' into 'Good Morning Britain''Beach' into 'Good Morning Britain'
6:00am Friday on ITV1
'System 2' into 'Devon and Cornwall''System 2' into 'Devon and Cornwall'
5:45am Friday on Channel 4
Sunday Brunch Best BitsSunday Brunch Best Bits
5:35am Friday on Channel 4
'Train Station' into 'Ant and Dec's Saturday...'Train Station' into 'Ant and Dec's Saturday Night Takeaway'
5:05am Friday on ITV1
'The Land' into 'Undercover Boss USA''The Land' into 'Undercover Boss USA'
4:45am Friday on Channel 4
Unwind with ITVUnwind with ITV
3:50am Friday on ITV1
'Identity' into 'Know Your S***: Inside Our Guts''Identity' into 'Know Your S***: Inside Our Guts'
3:50am Friday on Channel 4
'Jeans' into 'Press X to Continue''Jeans' into 'Press X to Continue'
3:40am Friday on BBC THREE
'Microphone' into 'Starstruck''Microphone' into 'Starstruck'
3:20am Friday on BBC THREE
'Cityscape 2' into 'Grantchester''Cityscape 2' into 'Grantchester'
3:00am Friday on ITV1
'Escapist (Sign Zone)' into 'Wilderness with...'Escapist (Sign Zone)' into 'Wilderness with Simon Reeve'
3:00am Friday on BBC TWO
'Camera' into 'Starstruck''Camera' into 'Starstruck'
2:55am Friday on BBC THREE
'System 2' into 'Couples Come Dine with Me''System 2' into 'Couples Come Dine with Me'
2:55am Friday on Channel 4
'Mirror' into 'Charlotte in Sunderland''Mirror' into 'Charlotte in Sunderland'
2:25am Friday on BBC THREE
First Dates HotelFirst Dates Hotel
2:00am Friday on Channel 4
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Breakaway advertisement (July 1984)Breakaway advertisement (July 1984)
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Rank Xerox advertisement (July 1984)Rank Xerox advertisement (July 1984)
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Channel 5 : Special Presentation (1) : 'Too Good...Channel 5 : Special Presentation (1) : 'Too Good to be True' ident
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BBC One Northern Ireland continuity including...BBC One Northern Ireland continuity including programme promotions for Arthur: King of the Britons and Easter on BBC One followed by Hearts and Minds opening (29th March 2002)
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BBC One Northern Ireland continuity including...BBC One Northern Ireland continuity including programme promotions for Hearts and Minds and The John Daly Show (29th March 2002)
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Country Pride advertisement (1984)Country Pride advertisement (1984)
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BBC One Northern Ireland continuity including...BBC One Northern Ireland continuity including programme promotions for Country Times and Titanic Week followed by Let’s Talk opening (28th March 2002)
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BBC Weather, BBC One Northern Ireland continuity...BBC Weather, BBC One Northern Ireland continuity including programme promotion for Hearts and Minds (28th March 2002)
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Peugeot 205 advertisement (1984)Peugeot 205 advertisement (1984)
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BBC Two continuity including programme promotions...BBC Two continuity including programme promotions for 24, Get Carman: The Trials of George Carman QC and The Trench (28th March 2002)
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BBC One/BBC One Northern Ireland continuity...BBC One/BBC One Northern Ireland continuity including programme promotions for Arthur: King of the Britons and Let’s Talk followed by BBC News at Ten opening (28th March 2002)
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Philips VHS Video advertisement (1984)Philips VHS Video advertisement (1984)
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BBC Newsline Update, BBC One Northern Ireland...BBC Newsline Update, BBC One Northern Ireland continuity followed by Crimewatch UK opening (28th March 2002)
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BBC One Northern Ireland continuity including...BBC One Northern Ireland continuity including programme promotions for Country Practice, Hearts and Minds and Grandstand (28th March 2002)
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BBC One Northern Ireland continuity including...BBC One Northern Ireland continuity including programme promotion for Titanic Week (28th March 2002)
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Shredded Wheat advertisement (December 1981)Shredded Wheat advertisement (December 1981)
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BBC News at Six report on ITV Digital going into...BBC News at Six report on ITV Digital going into administration (28th March 2002)
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BBC One/BBC One Northern Ireland continuity...BBC One/BBC One Northern Ireland continuity including programme promotion for Saturday followed by BBC News at Six opening (28th March 2002)
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French wine advertisement (September 1980)French wine advertisement (September 1980)
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Play UK continuity followed by Top of the Pops @...Play UK continuity followed by Top of the Pops @ Play opening (28th December 2000)
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UK Horizons continuity including programme...UK Horizons continuity including programme promotions for Absolutely Fabulous and 20th Century Weekend (30th December 2000)
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Webster’s Yorkshire Bitter advertisement (1991)Webster’s Yorkshire Bitter advertisement (1991)
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Law Abroad PIF (March 1991)Law Abroad PIF (March 1991)
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Unattended Valuables PIF (March 1991)Unattended Valuables PIF (March 1991)
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Donor card PIF (March 1991)Donor card PIF (March 1991)
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BBC Two continuity including programme promotions...BBC Two continuity including programme promotions for Dr Terrible’s House of Horrible and The Kumars at Number 42 followed by Pages from Ceefax (17th November 2001)
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Keep Fires at Arms Length PIF (March 1991)Keep Fires at Arms Length PIF (March 1991)
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TV 3 continuity (1999)TV 3 continuity (1999)
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Teledisc: More than a Feeling advertisement...Teledisc: More than a Feeling advertisement (March 1991)
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BBC One/BBC One Northern Ireland continuity...BBC One/BBC One Northern Ireland continuity including programme promotions for Stephen King’s The Stand and Kerrygold Dublin Horse Show followed by Olympic Grandstand opening (4th August 1996)
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WH Smith/Clannad advertisement (1990)WH Smith/Clannad advertisement (1990)
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On This Day...
23rd February
Programmes
1950
The first coverage of a General Election airs on BBC TV.
1960
The first episode of Torchy, The Battery Boy airs on ITV.
1969
The first edition of Civilisation airs on BBC Two.
1973
The first episode of Val Meets the VIPs airs on BBC One.
1976
The 400th edition of Opportunity Knocks! airs on ITV.
1983
The first episode of The Machine Gunners airs on BBC One.
1987
The first episode of Hello Mum airs on BBC One.
1992
The first episode of So Haunt Me airs on BBC One.
1994
The final edition of The Day Today airs on BBC Two.
1995
The first episode of Crown Prosecutor airs on BBC One.
1995
The first edition of Jobs for the Girls airs on BBC One.
1999
The first episode of Queer as Folk airs on Channel 4.
2005
The first edition of Jamie's School Dinners airs on Channel 4.
2009
The first episode of Law and Order UK airs on ITV.
2010
The final episode of Survivors airs on BBC One.
2012
HRH The Princess Royal officially opens the new Blue Peter garden, with presenters Barney Harwood and Helen Skelton, outside the programme's new studios at Media City UK in Salford. The bronze statue of Petra, the show's first pet, was moved from the old garden at Television Centre. A statue of Mabel (another of the show's longest-serving pet dogs) was moved to the reception area along with a sculpture of the Blue Peter ship logo.
Test Card/Teletext In-Vision Music
1968
BBC One tape Fury airs for the final time.
1968
BBC One tape Apron Strings airs for the first time.
1968
BBC Two tape Yankee Doodle Rag airs for the final time.
1968
BBC Two tape Chelsea Chick airs for the first time.
1973
BBC Two tape La Belle Hélène (2) airs for the first time.
1979
BBC Two tape To Break a Record airs for the first time.
1983
BBC Two tape Don Fernando airs for the final time on BBC One, accompanying Ceefax AM. It aired on BBC One for the first time on 17th January 1983.
EXTERNAL LINK: recreation of Don Fernando.
1988
BBC Two tape Jog Trot (2) airs for the final time.

On This Day...
23rd February
Births
1929
Former actor and TV announcer/presenter, David Stevens.
1959
Singer and TV presenter, Linda Nolan.
1959
Actor and TV presenter, Ray Kingsley.
1969
TV news presenter, Martine Croxall.
1972
TV presenter, Kirsten O'Brien.
1972
TV news presenter, Lorna Dunkley.
Events
1993
Jennie Bond co-presents the Six o'Clock News (BBC One) for the first time.

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.