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22/09/1955 ITV goes live for the first time

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Happy birthday! Celebrating 60 years of news on ITV

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The ITV Launch - 22/09/1955

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ITV 60 Years Finale Presentation

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ITN 'News at Ten' Package On ITV 25th Anniversary, September 1980

ITV is the biggest and most popular commercial TV channel in the UK. Since its launch, the ITV have contended with BBC One for the status of the UK’s most watched TV channel. At the time of its launch, it was known nationally as Independent Television. Local names were decided by the regional branding of the local ITV operator.