ITN has produced Channel 4's News Programmes since the channel's launch in 1982.



Click for larger image Channel Four News
2.11.1982
Click for larger image The very first edition of Channel Four News

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Click for larger image Channel Four News Summary
1982
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Click for larger image Channel Four News
1983
Channel Four News in 1983.
 
Right clip - Channel Four continuity before the commercial break

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Click for larger image Channel Four News
1984

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Click for larger image Channel Four News
c1983
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Click for larger image Channel Four News Summary
1980s
Click for larger image For the first ten years of its life, Channel 4's entire weekend news output was a brief two-minute teatime summary which was broadcast at different times, although on this occasion it was at the same start time as the weekday news programme, well almost as the clock says 1 minute past 7.


Click for larger image Channel 4 News
1986
Click for larger image Channel Four News gets a computer generated 'high-tech' metallic look in the late 80's. The fashionable reflective metal surfacing was now possible with computer developments at the time, and everybody was at it! Designed by Lesley Friend with computer graphics produced by Cal Video, the sequence took 6 weeks to make and cost 16,000

Click for larger image Channel Four News Promo
c1985
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Click for larger image Channel Four News Report
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Click for larger image Channel 4 News Summary
c1987
Click for larger image John Suchet reads the news summary on this occasion.

Channel 4 News Summary
1988
The main programme is also joined by the News Summary

Click for larger image Channel 4 News Summary
1988
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Click for larger image Business Daily
1988
Click for larger image This was Britain's first business financial tv news service. It started in 1987 presented by Susannah Simons and was broadcast weekday lunchtimes aimed at professionals, savers and spenders.


Click for larger image Channel Four News
1990
Click for larger image Jon Snow with the Channel 4 News

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1990
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Click for larger image The Channel Four Daily Promo
1989
Click for larger image Channel 4's newspaper of the airwaves went on air on 3 April 1989 and various promos were broadcast ahead of the launch. One such promo was a ten-minute trailer shown at peaktime on the evening before the launch. If anyone has a copy of that promo, and of the actual launch, then please get in touch as we'd love to feature them on the site.

Click for larger image The Channel Four Daily
1991
Click for larger image ITN provided the news for Channel 4's first dip into the Breakfast Television Market. The programme also featured different themed segements produced by independent production companies. Dermot Murnaghan was the anchor for this edition from 1991.

Click for larger image The Channel 4 Daily
1992
Here's the last edition of The Channel 4 Daily.
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Click for larger image Channel Four News Summary
1992
Click for larger image Hosted here by Sonia Ruseler.

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c1992
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Click for larger image Channel Four News
1993
Jon Snow had taken over the helm as lead presenter by 1993.
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Click for larger image Channel 4 News Promo
c1993
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Click for larger image Channel Four News
1998
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c1990s
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Click for larger image Channel 4 News
2001
Click for larger image Krishnan Guru-Murthy with the Channel 4 News in 2001

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2001

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2001
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Click for larger image Channel 4 News at Noon
2007
An opening and closing from Channel 4's lunchtime news
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