Tag "TVS"

TV Logos as easy as BBC Three?

Last week the BBC unleashed its new look for BBC Three, with a logo that looked anything other than being for BBC Three. Was it BBC 11! or BBC 2! or BBC Pause!? The best logos can identify the station without having to have any lettering, or be confused for something else… So let’s see how many you can remember. TV anoraks who love logos will find this very, very

Presenter Shaw Taylor dies

He was one of the founding stars of ATV in 1955, becoming one of ITV’s best known faces over a six decade presenting career. Shaw Taylor, who was still appearing on television in 2014, has died aged 90.

EyeSpy: The end of ITV’s Glory Years

It was 20 years ago today that ITV would change forever, the loss of Thames Television in London, the departure of TV-am from breakfast and also closing down for the last time were TVS for the southern region and TSW in the South West. The regional ITV structure would be, with regulator and MP backing, turned into a national broadcaster for the most part in the following years.