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End of the road for UTV?

Who had 2020 in the sweepstake? I'm sure there was a few poster predictions when the original ITV buyout was announced.

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I'm sure UTV will return but I'd be very surprised if they weren't keeping an small eye on how this cheeky change goes down.

My crystal ball was faulty then.

i think the itv ni/ itv news ni name may be introduced in January 2021.

That particular discussion point has been done to death, it's worth waiting on news about that before debating it again. Same goes for any far-in-the-future "what if" scenarios.

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TV Forum: New for (the middle of) 2020

Welcome to a new look! Hope you like it, you'll find everything pretty much in the same place but I think it's a bit fresher. It's also the first time every page has been given a makeover at the same time. A few main bits to note...

  • Private messages have been unshackled after almost 20 years of being in a tiny popup. Messages are also threaded like a topic, rather than the SMS-of-the-'90s vibe we've had until now.
  • As well as the overall vote, Gallery designs are now broken down by individual rating.
  • Dark mode! You can turn it on via your User settings and either have it on all the time, just at night or based on whatever your system settings are. There may be some corners of the site I've forgotten to style, please let me know.
  • Starting today, new members will not immediately have access to Request topics.
    It's a 2-step process, with permission to then be able to post later on. Hopefully this will stop people using this site purely for requests and encourage some more meaningful posts elsewhere.
  • Search: it now works! almost works Sad - exact phrases aren't currently being matched.

I'm sure there will be some bugs in places, I've had a snagging list arms length for a while so at some point I needed to just get it live.