1983 in Scottish television

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

List of years in Scottish television (table)

EventsEdit

JanuaryEdit

  • 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.

FebruaryEdit

  • 1 February – TV-am launches, with Good Morning Britain. However this is a national service with no opt-outs for Scottish news.

MarchEdit

  • No events.

AprilEdit

  • No events.

MayEdit

JuneEdit

JulyEdit

  • No events.

AugustEdit

  • No events.

SeptemberEdit

  • 6 September – ITV broadcasts the STV-produced Killer. It would later be turned into a series and re-titled Taggart.[1]

OctoberEdit

  • 24 October – Sixty Minutes launches on BBC1, replacing Nationwide, and the Reporting Scotland name is dropped, becoming Scotland Sixty Minutes due to the regional news programmes being incorporated into the new programme.

NovemberEdit

  • No events.

DecemberEdit

  • No events.

DebutsEdit

ITVEdit

  • 6 September – Taggart (1983–present)

Television seriesEdit

Ending this yearEdit

BirthsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Fifty years on, STV set for studio switch". The Scotsman. 3 July 2004. Retrieved 28 April 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)