[9] Shortly after launch, CITV started sharing studio space with the West Midlands edition of Central News in September 1999, allowing room for a large stylised set created by a company called Dorans Propmakers. Celebrities answer the Scrambled! PG. CITV (short for Children's ITV or initialed for Children's Independent Television) is a British free-to-air children's television channel owned by ITV plc.It broadcasts content from the CITV archive and acquisitions, every day from 6 am to 9 pm which was previously 6 am to 6 pm until 21 February 2016. Kerry and Robyn teach everyone your best moves. Astronomy Club. By 1985, the links were still being recorded, but using a common, stylized set known as Network Control, which allowed the presenter to be joined by guests in the studio for interviews. Emma Tennant, the then controller of CITV, told the Showcomotion conference "The commissioning budgets for all channels next year are going to be smaller, except CITV, which is growing – but it will not necessarily spend the additional money on original commissions". Children's ITV launched on 3 January 1983, as a late afternoon programming block on the ITV network. On-screen, various changes to the continuity presenting team saw no less than eight additions and replacements in the space of four years. The £1.5million initiative was delivered with some of the world’s leading publishers, as part of the company’s corporate and social responsibility plan to give deaf children access to the best children’s books in their native sign language. Using the BBC1 announcer booth at BBC Television Centre, later dubbed "The Broom Cupboard", Phillip Schofield provided links between the programmes. Steven Ryde became a producer with Stephen Mulhern and Danielle Nicholls becoming the new presentation team. Classic editor History Talk (0) List of CITV programs this wikia has pages on.

[22] In early 2004, ITV finally confirmed it was planning to launch a children's channel, but as a joint venture. In fact, we can't not do this and ultimately survive as a kids player in the future". The original new channel, with Nickelodeon dubbed "INK" (ITV Nickelodeon Kids) - would have seen the two companies share programmes across each other's networks. 73(1982–1988) 9. With a large promotions department - and a strong, highly credible reputation for presentation within the ITV network - the contract remained with Central. On 15 February 1993, in-vision presentation was dropped by the first Network Centre controller of children's & daytime programming Dawn Airey (a former Central management trainee) with Steven Ryde providing live out-of-vision continuity links featuring a wide variety of animated characters. Diggit Saturday And Sunday(1998-2002) 2. In 2006, CITV launched as a channel in its own right.
In 1988, the format was refreshed again with a new single presenter, Mark Granger, replacing Terzza and Shore, in a smaller, more basic studio set which included in-vision monitors showing the VT clock of the next scheduled item.

It is also the title of a programming block on the ITV network at weekends.

The following is a list of programming, past and present, which has been carried by CITV. Mr Bean takes Teddy with him on all of his adventures.
[33] On 6 January 2013, the CITV Channel received its highest viewing figures to date: Danger Mouse, which was shown as part of the Old Skool Weekend to celebrate CITV's 30th anniversary, which attracted 578,000 viewers. The exterior of this fictitious location also featured in the animations and stings. Toonattik Saturday Sunday And Bank Holiday Monday(2005-2010) 5. CITV (short for Children's ITV or initialed for Children's Independent Television) is a British free-to-air children's television channel owned by ITV plc. Auntie Jillian. From Emmy Award-winner Dan Harmon comes Community, a smart comedy series about higher education – and lower expectations.

As a consequence, it moved to the multiplex space on Freeview originally held by ABC1 from English and Scottish transmitters and S4C from Welsh transmitters, this meant that viewers of the latter were unable to receive the channel on Freeview unless they could receive transmissions from England. Show Details '90s House 'Til Death. Preserving a slice of our social history we document those modest little chunks of television that are never repeated. Technical considerations often left the system flawed. Programming between 6:00 and 9:25 am is controlled by ITV Breakfast (previously GMTV), who, having rebranded the vast majority of their GMTV children's output as CITV, now use the space to simulcast their programming at weekends on the ITV network and CITV Breakfast on weekdays. In Summer 2006, ITV closed down its in-house children's production unit, as part of ITV's then on-going process of restructuring ITV Productions, and blaming the closure because of the competitive production environment, though ITV denied any intention of ditching its children's programming from its network schedule. On 6 September 1993, CITV was extended to start at 3.30 PM, when ITV network centre decided to move the pre-school children slot from 12.10 PM, to be branded under the CITV in the afternoon slot. At this point, there was only one "ITV" channel in any given area- transmitter overlap and split weekday/weekend franchises aside- and "ITV" was solely a generic/collective name for the various regional commercial television stations. Children's ITV went to air on Monday 3 January 1983,[7] between 4 PM and 5.15 PM each weekday afternoon, the extra fifteen minutes being filled by a repeat of one of the pre-school programmes shown at lunchtime the same day. No. The Saturday Show(… Sharezies Sun 1 Nov 8:45am .