2000 in Irish television
The following is a list of events relating to television in Ireland from 2000.
- 1 January – RTÉ presents Millennium Eve: Celebrate 2000, coverage of the turn of the millennium from 31 December 1999 into 1 January 2000. The programme is part of the international strand 2000 Today to celebrate the occasion.
- 1 June – A new RTÉ Authority is appointed.
- 11 September – The UK broadcaster Granada Media plc agrees to acquire 45% of TV3 from the channel's original consortium as part of a deal giving TV3 the right to simulcast programming with ITV.
- Undated – RTÉ undergoes a programme of re-structuring.
- Undated – RTÉ establishes a Programme Development Fund to invest £25 million in indigenous programming over the next five years.
- Undated – By the end of 2000 RTÉ has a deficit of £11.23 million. Public funding for the broadcaster has been increased only once in the previous fifteen years.
- Undated – TV You is rebranded as UTV2.
- 13 March – Nationwide on RTÉ One (2000–present)
- 27 September – Off the Rails on RTÉ One (2000–present)
- 11 October – Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? on RTÉ One (2000–2002)
- 1 November – Paths to Freedom on Network 2 (2000)
- Undated – Seven Ages (2000)
- Undated – / / Anthony Ant on Network 2 (1999)
- Undated – / Rotten Ralph on Network 2 (1999–2001)
- Undated – Digimon Adventure on Network 2 (1999–2000)
Ongoing television programmesEdit
- RTÉ News: Nine O'Clock (1961–present)
- RTÉ News: Six One (1962–present)
- The Late Late Show (1962–present)
- Glenroe (1983–2001)
- Dempsey's Den (1986–2010)
- Questions and Answers (1986–2009)
- Fair City (1989–present)
- RTÉ News: One O'Clock (1989–present)
- Would You Believe (1990s–present)
- Winning Streak (1990–present)
- Challenging Times (1991–2001)
- Prime Time (1992–present)
- The Movie Show (1993–2001)
- No Disco (1993–2003)
- Nuacht RTÉ (1995–present)
- Fame and Fortune (1996–2006)
- Nuacht TG4 (1996–present)
- Ros na Rún (1996–present)
- Don't Feed the Gondolas (1997–2001)
- A Scare at Bedtime (1997–2006)
- The Premiership/Premier Soccer Saturday (1998–2013)
- Sports Tonight (1998–2009)
- TV3 News (1998–present)
- Bull Island (1999–2001)
- First Edition (1999–2001)
- Open House (1999–2004)
- Agenda (1999–2004)
- The View (1999–2011)
- Ireland AM (1999–present)
- Telly Bingo (1999–present)
Ending this yearEdit
- "RTÉ Libraries and Archives: preserving a unique record of Irish life". Rte.ie. Retrieved 2 January 2012.
- Teather, David (12 September 2000). "Granada buys 45% stake in Ireland's fast-growing TV3". The Guardian. Guardian Media Group. Retrieved 11 April 2012.