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This Day Tonight

1 9 6 7 - 1 9 7 8 (Australia) Commonly abbreviated to TDT, This Day Tonight was Australia’s first nightly current affairs television show. It first...

Today

1 9 5 2 - Current (USA) Today debuted on 14 January 1952 and was the first of its genre on American television in the world. Originally...

Good Morning America

1 9 7 5 - Current (USA)

Sportsnight

 1 9 6 8 - 1 9 9 7 (UK)   AUDIO

Newsnight

1 9 8 0 - Current Newsnight (UK)

Big Breakfast, The

1 9 9 2 - 2 0 0 2 (UK) Departing from the established news and magazine-based format of other breakfast TV shows, The Big Breakfast placed the...

Weekend World

1 9 7 2 - 1 9 8 8 (UK) News and current affairs hit Sunday lunchtimes in 1972 as Peter Jay began presenting London Weekend's Weekend...

Tonight

1 9 5 7 - 1 9 6 5 (UK) Tonight was broadcast every weekday, beginning in 1957 with an audience of just 1 million, but by...

This Week (TV Eye)

1 9 5 6 - 1 9 7 8 (UK) 1 9 8 6 - 1 9 9 2 (UK) This Week was ITV's answer to Panorama. The first edition had...

This Hour Has Seven Days

1 9 6 4 - 1 9 6 6 (Canada) 50 x 60 minute episodes This Hour Has Seven Days has repeatedly been cited as the most exciting...

Jack Solomons’ Scrapbook

1 9 5 5 - 1 9 5 6 (UK) Boxing promoter Jack Solomons introduced action from big fights in Jack Solomons' Scrapbook. Solomons showed film of famous...

Good Morning Britain

1 9 8 3 - 1 9 9 2 (UK) Produced by the newly formed TV-am,  ITV debuted its first breakfast show on 1 February 1983...

Cops

1 9 8 9 - Current (USA) Cops features cameras following real-life police officers around their headquarters, on street patrols and raids, at stakeouts, and sometimes even...

Breakfast Time

1 9 8 3 - 1 9 8 9 (UK) Selina Scott joined nice "uncle" Frank Bough on BBC1's Breakfast Time at 6.30am on 17 January 1983. Along with...

Braden’s Week

1 9 6 8 - 1 9 7 2 (UK) The clear ancestor of That's Life, Braden's Week - which aired on Saturday evenings on BBC1 - not only...

Henry Cooper’s Golden Belt

1 9 8 3 (UK) A series of programmes from ITV featuring a Boy's Club Boxing tournament, with Henry Cooper talking to the participants and their parents...

Fantasy Football League

1 9 9 4 - 1 9 9 6 (UK)

Moon Landing (ITV)

1 9 6 9 (UK) The televised coverage of the Moon landing was ITV's longest-ever production - from 6:00 pm on 20 July to 9:00...

Match of the Day

1 9 6 4 - Current (UK) BBC's seasonal weekly football magazine Match of the Day was first broadcast in 1964. For the first two years of its...

Sportsview

1 9 5 4 - 1 9 6 8 (UK) British television's great scoop of 1954 was achieved by the new series Sportsview. On 6 May their cameras...

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Breakfast Time

1 9 8 3 - 1 9 8 9 (UK) Selina Scott joined nice "uncle" Frank Bough on BBC1's Breakfast Time at 6.30am on 17 January 1983. Along with...

Sportsnight

 1 9 6 8 - 1 9 9 7 (UK)   AUDIO

Indoor League

1 9 7 3 - 1 9 7 8 (UK) Indoor League was broadcast on ITV at Sunday lunchtime in the mid 1970s. It was hosted by...

Newsnight

1 9 8 0 - Current Newsnight (UK)

Match of the Day

1 9 6 4 - Current (UK) BBC's seasonal weekly football magazine Match of the Day was first broadcast in 1964. For the first two years of its...

Cops

1 9 8 9 - Current (USA) Cops features cameras following real-life police officers around their headquarters, on street patrols and raids, at stakeouts, and sometimes even...

Larry King Live

1 9 8 5 - 2 0 1 0 (USA) For 15 years, Larry King Live was the most-watched programme on CNN, regularly reaching over one million viewers...

Henry Cooper’s Golden Belt

1 9 8 3 (UK) A series of programmes from ITV featuring a Boy's Club Boxing tournament, with Henry Cooper talking to the participants and their parents...