Another thing though, WOS was an LWT production, despite it saying "AN ITV COLOUR PRODUCTION" at the end. Wouldn't LWT simply be able to contract one company, either TTTV or LWT, to provide the racing at Thirsk?
Just to cloud the issue - in the TV Times the billing of WOS ended with 'World Of Sport is complied for ITV by London Weeked Television'
Therefore, that implied that the individual companies fed into the show, and LWT fed out again via the KRS lines.
Now, I'm unsure how the show worked in planning.
Whether the editor had a list of events and cherrypicked them and then 'commissioned' the lTV company local to that event to park up the scanner for WOS.
Or, something like the daily editorial meeting that Nationwide used to have at 10.30am where the regions would 'offer' a piece/report for inclusion between on that nights show, ITV companies would 'offer' a sporting event for that Saturday's WOS.
Hence, how you got into the 'Thirsk' mess, where WOS/LWT took YTV's offer of racing at Thirsk, but then hit the TTTV juice cable issue on the day of TX.
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