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LL
London Lite Founding member London London
A report from the FT last year says the new deals are meant to start in October this year.
(It's the top result on this Google results page, which should let you through the paywall)


The Guardian are reporting today that the new provider commences in June 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/aug/01/new-met-office-service-better-looking-weather-forecasts


And when could we start seeing the use of this on ITV?


ITV are launching new weather graphics this autumn.
BS
Ben Shatliff Granada North West Today

The Guardian are reporting today that the new provider commences in June 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/aug/01/new-met-office-service-better-looking-weather-forecasts


And when could we start seeing the use of this on ITV?


ITV are launching new weather graphics this autumn.


Thanks for that.
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17 days later

BA
Barney (previously Nathan_Connell1) Yorkshire Look North (Yorkshire)

The Guardian are reporting today that the new provider commences in June 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/media/2016/aug/01/new-met-office-service-better-looking-weather-forecasts


And when could we start seeing the use of this on ITV?


ITV are launching new weather graphics this autumn.


Lucy Versamy seems to be the main weather forecaster for ITV at the moment, with Alex Beresford hosting every now and again, whilst Amanda Houston and Manali Lukha seem to be weekend and relief.

It's been a while since Becky Mantin last appeared.
SK
skynewsfreak Anglia (East) Look East

And when could we start seeing the use of this on ITV?


ITV are launching new weather graphics this autumn.


Lucy Versamy seems to be the main weather forecaster for ITV at the moment, with Alex Beresford hosting every now and again, whilst Amanda Houston and Manali Lukha seem to be weekend and relief.

It's been a while since Becky Mantin last appeared.


She's on maternity leave returning late summer, I think I read on Twitter.
LO
Londoner London London
STV's new graphics launch on Monday
http://www.metoffice.gov.uk/news/releases/2016/new-STV-weather
623058 posted:
boogy men new stuff is coming to get us
BS
Ben Shatliff Granada North West Today
Will we see this new service soon on the rest of ITV or is this for STV specifically?
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SK
skynewsfreak Anglia (East) Look East

ITV are launching new weather graphics this autumn.


Lucy Versamy seems to be the main weather forecaster for ITV at the moment, with Alex Beresford hosting every now and again, whilst Amanda Houston and Manali Lukha seem to be weekend and relief.

It's been a while since Becky Mantin last appeared.


She's on maternity leave returning late summer, I think I read on Twitter.


Actually, she's confirmed that she returns in October


32 days later

CH
chris Granada North West Today
Not sure when it launches but ITV Weather's new look is basically identical to the BBC. The only differences I could see is the map being green and the clock above rather than beside the day. Oh and the temperatures are round, not square. I wonder if they are using the same company - even the animations are very similar.
GM
Gary McEwan STV Central Reporting Scotland
Do the Met Office provide the graphics for ITV's weather? I wonder if they have chose to use the Met Office's new graphics system that STV have recently introduced a few weeks ago.
CH
chris Granada North West Today
Judging by the stills I can see online it doesn't look that similar. The new ITV graphics are much more like the Beeb - no symbols (apart from the outlook), shading for cloud, blue for rain. The day and time are also boxed like the BBC.
RD
RDJ Central (West) Midlands Today
chris posted:
Judging by the stills I can see online it doesn't look that similar. The new ITV graphics are much more like the Beeb - no symbols (apart from the outlook), shading for cloud, blue for rain. The day and time are also boxed like the BBC.

Where are these images?
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CH
chris Granada North West Today
RDJ posted:
chris posted:
Judging by the stills I can see online it doesn't look that similar. The new ITV graphics are much more like the Beeb - no symbols (apart from the outlook), shading for cloud, blue for rain. The day and time are also boxed like the BBC.

Where are these images?


Stills of STV's new weather forecasts I mean, not ITV. I saw ITV internally.

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