BBC Timeline

first tx. of "BBC BREAKFAST NEWS" (BBC1)

Monday 02 October 1989

Delayed first tx. from 18 September 1989, it replaced 'Breakfast Time'. The new rejigged all-news format contained strictly scheduled bulletins on national & international news, sport, business news, regional opt-outs, and weather forecasts. The first programme was presented by Nicholas Witchell and Jill Dando.

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