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Night Thoughts123 posts since 24 Jan 2016
London London
This feels a bit like the 1990s when everyone wanted to emulate David Letterman. I see Jack Docherty has already been invoked on this thread....

Can understand why ITV would want to go with a big bang, five nights a week, if they're treating it as a pilot. But if they're looking at this for the long term, wouldn't they be better off trying for fewer shows (say Sun-Tues), to keep quality up and to prevent it from being shunted for the Champions League highlights?

And correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't Corden air around midnight on the US east coast?
Square Eyes7,226 posts since 31 Mar 2001

Note the only quote from ITV in that article is an absolute denial of any plans to move the news.


There is no absolute denial of any plans to move the news in that article. An ITV spokesperson said: "We have no plans to permanently move the news from the 10pm slot."

No plans to permanently move the news does not mean it won't move at all for the proposed 8 week duration of this show.
Night Thoughts123 posts since 24 Jan 2016
London London


And correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't Corden air around midnight on the US east coast?


as I posted on the post and page before its well after midnight at 12.37 Razz


Ah, fair dos, a lot to wade through on the thread. I'm sure I remember watching the start of Craig Ferguson at about 11.40 when I stayed in Philadelphia for a couple of nights - maybe I didn't get back that early after all... but yes, later start meaning a very different kind of show to what would air at 10pm or 10.40pm on ITV.
62305820,332 posts since 19 Aug 2005
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And correct me if I'm wrong, but doesn't Corden air around midnight on the US east coast?


as I posted on the post and page before its well after midnight at 12.37 Razz


Ah, fair dos, a lot to wade through on the thread. I'm sure I remember watching the start of Craig Ferguson at about 11.40 when I stayed in Philadelphia for a couple of nights - maybe I didn't get back that early after all... but yes, later start meaning a very different kind of show to what would air at 10pm or 10.40pm on ITV.


Late show is 11.37 ET or 10.37 CT and LATE LATE show is 12.37ET or 11.37 CT, WT time is the same as ET.
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RDJ2,065 posts since 25 Oct 2003
Central (South) Midlands Today
Here we go again Mad Just move it to 9.00 and have done with it!


But 9pm would get in the way of the dramas. I seriously do think ITV would rather not have a late night new bulletin if it could help it. 10pm where it is right now is really the ideal time as it is probably the last thing most people will watch before going to bed.
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Whataday7,643 posts since 13 Sep 2001
HTV Wales Wales Today
Yeah, only way that could happen is if it replaced the 6pm AND 10pm bulletins. Ofcom would never allow that.


Why not? People seem to forget that the Evening News & News At Ten have only co-existed for a relatively short period of time. Prior to 1999 there was a short bulletin at 5:40/5:45 and the main news at 10pm. The ITV Evening News was basically News at Ten brought forward, and the Early Evening News was shoved to 11pm as the Nightly News. It's only when News at Ten returned that there were two major news programmes on the channel.

I'd say having a main news programme at a peak time which doesn't clash with the other side would be welcomed.
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Yeah, only way that could happen is if it replaced the 6pm AND 10pm bulletins. Ofcom would never allow that.


Why not? People seem to forget that the Evening News & News At Ten have only co-existed for a relatively short period of time. Prior to 1999 there was a short bulletin at 5:40/5:45 and the main news at 10pm. The ITV Evening News was basically News at Ten brought forward, and the Early Evening News was shoved to 11pm as the Nightly News. It's only when News at Ten returned that there were two major news programmes on the channel.

I'd say having a main news programme at a peak time which doesn't clash with the other side would be welcomed.


There would still have to be an early evening bulletin on ITV.

ITV isn't going to move The Chase, which occupies the 5 p.m. slot. Furthermore, there would be a further decrease in ratings for national news on ITV if the Evening News was moved.

Besides, having the main ITV national news at 8 would clash with EastEnders.
JAS842,966 posts since 26 Aug 2010
Yorkshire Look North (E.Yorks & Lincs)
Yeah, only way that could happen is if it replaced the 6pm AND 10pm bulletins. Ofcom would never allow that.


Why not? People seem to forget that the Evening News & News At Ten have only co-existed for a relatively short period of time. Prior to 1999 there was a short bulletin at 5:40/5:45 and the main news at 10pm. The ITV Evening News was basically News at Ten brought forward, and the Early Evening News was shoved to 11pm as the Nightly News. It's only when News at Ten returned that there were two major news programmes on the channel.

I'd say having a main news programme at a peak time which doesn't clash with the other side would be welcomed.

You do realise that timeslot change only added 10 minutes to the runtime? Having one programme at 8pm would knock off half an hour. 2 and a half hours a week! Like I said, Ofcom wouldn't be happy with that. ITV have PSB commitments. News is part of that.
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