1990 in Scottish television

This is a list of events in Scottish television from 1990.

List of years in Scottish television (table)

EventsEdit

January to AprilEdit

  • No events.

MayEdit

JuneEdit

  • 20 June – Archie MacPherson commentates his last football match for BBC Scotland with the Scotland v Brazil World Cup match in Italy. Brazil won 1-0, leaving Scotland eliminated from the finals.

JulyEdit

  • No events.

AugustEdit

SeptemberEdit

  • No events.

OctoberEdit

  • 15 October – BBC1 launches a new weekday morning service called Daytime UK.[2] Linked live from Birmingham and running for four hours, from 8.50am until lunchtime, the new service includes hourly Scottish news summaries, broadcast after the on-the-hour network news bulletins.

NovemberEdit

  • November – The Broadcasting Act 1990 receives Royal Assent. The Act paves the way for the deregulation of the British commercial broadcasting industry, and will have many consequences for the ITV system.[3][4]

DecemberEdit

  • No events.

UnknownEdit

  • Scottish Television introduces a supplementary ident adding to the ITV generic logo. It features several circles rolling in over the thistle and falling over as one to reveal the name Scottish Television.

DebutsEdit

BBC2Edit

ITVEdit

Television seriesEdit

Ending this yearEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Broadcasting Bill". Hansard. 10 May 1990. Retrieved 28 April 2012.
  2. ^ "BBC One London – 15 October 1990 – BBC Genome". genome.ch.bbc.co.uk. Retrieved 17 November 2018.
  3. ^ Dugdale, John (20 November 2000). "Broadcasting Act, 1990". The Guardian. Retrieved 9 April 2009.
  4. ^ "The Broadcasting Acts of 1990 and 1996". Ofcom. Archived from the original on 8 May 2009. Retrieved 10 April 2009.