|Launched||28 October 2002|
Final Carlton Television and London Weekend Television logos
|Replaced||Carlton Television (Monday morning to Friday afternoon) and London Weekend Television (Friday afternoon to Sunday evening)|
|Owned by||ITV plc|
ITV London is the collective brand name and identity used by Carlton Television and London Weekend Television in the London ITV region. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. Events 306 - Maxentius is proclaimed Roman Emperor. 312 - Battle of Milvian Bridge: Constantine See also 2002 (disambiguation Year 2002 ( MMII) was a Common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. Carlton Television is the British ITV franchisee for London and parts of the surrounding counties from 925am every Monday to 5 ITV plc ( is a British media company that operates 11 of the 15 regional television broadcasters that make up the ITV Network, the oldest and largest commercial London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. Independent Television (generally known as ITV) is a public service network of British commercial television broadcasters set up under the Independent
The franchise for ITV for London and its environs is awarded to two broadcasters with one operating Monday to Friday afternoon and the other from Friday evening throughout the rest of the weekend. The weekday and weekend licences are currently held by Carlton Television (weekdays) and London Weekend Television (weekends) respectively, however as ITV plc owns both these companies they operate under the ITV1 brand rather than their legal names. Carlton Television is the British ITV franchisee for London and parts of the surrounding counties from 925am every Monday to 5 ITV plc ( is a British media company that operates 11 of the 15 regional television broadcasters that make up the ITV Network, the oldest and largest commercial The only noticeable differences between the two franchises is that local weather forecasts broadcast by LWT Friday to Sunday is branded as "London Weekend Weather", and is sponsored by a different company to Carlton Television's weekday forecasts. ITV London like other ITV plc regions does not receive visual local identification for regional programming, although this happened much earlier than in other regions. From time to time however it is verbally called "ITV1 London".
In March 2004, ITN took over production of ITV London's regional news programme London Tonight from London News Network, which relocated from their previous South Bank studios to ITN's Gray's Inn Road headquarters. ITN ( Independent Television News) is a major news and content provider with headquarters in the United Kingdom. London Tonight is the flagship news programme broadcast to the Carlton / LWT region of the ITV Network London News Network (or LNN) was a Television news and facilities organisation in London. Gray's Inn Road is a major road in central London, in the London Borough of Camden.
ITV1 London is carried as the sole alternative ITV region to Sky Digital customers, currently carried on EPG position 993. Sky Digital is the brand name for British Sky Broadcasting 's digital Satellite television service transmitted from SES Astra satellites located at 28 It appears at that channel for all other ITV regions except London. The reason for this is so that audio description services, which are only carried on the London variant on satellite are readily available to all viewers. Audio description refers to an additional Narration track for blind and Visually impaired consumers of visual media including Television and It is possible however for Sky viewers to receive all ITV regions under the "Other Channels" menu. Information can be found in order to do this on the Internet.
The Friday 5:15pm to Monday 5:59am franchise has been held by LWT since 2 August 1968 (LWT did not start broadcasting at 5. Events 338 BC - A Macedonian army led by Philip II defeated the combined forces of Athens and Thebes in the Year 1968 ( MCMLXVIII) was a Leap year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar of the Gregorian calendar. 15 pm until 1 January 1982; up to the end of 1981 it took over from Thames Television at 7. New Year See also New Year The Ancient Romans began their consular year on January 1st since 153 BC Year 1982 ( MCMLXXXII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link displays the 1982 Gregorian calendar) Thames Television was a licencee of the British ITV television network covering London and parts of the surrounding counties 00 pm) and the Monday 9:25am to Friday 5:15pm franchise has been held by Carlton since 1 January 1993. New Year See also New Year The Ancient Romans began their consular year on January 1st since 153 BC Year 1993 ( MCMXCIII) was a Common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar)
ITV London is based at The London Studios, on the south bank of the River Thames, the home of London Weekend Television since 1968. The London Studios (also known as 'The London Television Centre' is a television studio complex which forms a part of London Weekend Television 's London Television Centre The Thames ( is a major River flowing through southern England. Weekday London broadcaster Carlton Television previously leased space in the facility, alongside GMTV, but now shares common space with LWT. GMTV ( Good Morning Television) is the national ITV Breakfast television contractor broadcasting in the United Kingdom.
ITV Local is a broadband service provided by ITV plc and controlled in Birmingham at ITV Central,the contractor and provider of ITV in 11 of the 15 Television