ITV Regions

STV is launching a new nightly programme tonight. Scotland Tonight will air live every night from Monday to Thursday at 10.30pm, bringing STV viewers an in-depth look at the big news stories of the day, including sports, politics, business, art, entertainment, live studio guests and… Read more

Following the ITV National news joining the Facebook era, majority of the ITV Regional stations have begun to roll out their Facebook pages. These new pages will include up to date information about the regional newsrooms, as well as weather updates, personal biographies, exclusive images… Read more

The culture secretary Ben Bradshaw has announced the preferred bidders for the three independently funded news consortia (IFNC) pilots to replace ITV regional news in Scotland, Wales and the Tyne Tees/Border area. The preferred bidders are: Scotland ? Scottish News Consortium (SNC) (major newspaper groups… Read more

Donal MacIntyre is to became the new face of ITV’s London Tonight. He’ll replaces Matt Teale, who has been presenting London Tonight on a temporary basis since Alastair Stewart left in September 2009. MacIntyre, who worked on a series of undercover documentaries for ITV’s World… Read more

London Tonight’s weather presenter, Robin McCallum will be presenting the main news bulletin tonight with Katie Derham. Twittering earlier today, Katie Derham said: “Weather god and comedy genius #RobinMcCallum making debut on couch of news; @londontonight at 6. Am overexcited. Must co-ordinate outfits.”

Alastair Stewart has presented his last ITV London Tonight. He wrote in the London Tonight Tonight Email: “This is my last blog as a London Tonight presenter and, unlike a hand-written letter, you won’t be able to detect the smudge of a tear on your… Read more


The BBC and ITV have today signed a memorandum of understanding that could – over the course of time – save ITV ?7 million per year. The Memorandum states that ITV will co-locate with the BBC in eight main regional news centres in England and… Read more


ITV Yorkshire presented its last sub-regional evening bulletins tonight. The new service, which covers the whole of the Yorkshire region will start tomorrow and will be presented by Calendar North presenters, Duncan Wood and Christine Talbot. Calendar South Presenters, John Shires and Gaynor Barnes will… Read more

ITV Central is the next ITV News region to merge its sub-regions. On Monday, Central West will merge with Central East to provide news for the whole Central Region. The remaining sub-regional elements of the main 6pm programme will be an 6-8-minute opt-out of local… Read more


ITV’s Regional news replacement for The West Tonight and WestCountry Live, will broadcast at 6pm every weeknight from Monday 16th February 2009. The West Country Tonight will be presented by current West Tonight presenters Lisa Aziz and Steve Scott. The bulletin will cover seven counties… Read more

I’ve been scanning the internet for the latest on who’ll be presenting the new ITV regional news bulletins and when they are likely to launch. Meridian Presenters: Fred Dinenage and Sangeeta Bhabra Launch Date: 9th February 2009 AngliaPresenters: Becky Jago and Jonathan Wills Launch Date:… Read more

The Guardian has published an email from The ITV director of news, current affairs and sport, Michael Jermey to staff about the future of ITV regional news. Here’s a quote from the email, to read more, click the link below. I’d like to thank everyone… Read more

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