Click for larger image Harlech Ident
1968
Click for larger image This ident had a kaleidoscopic effect and was accompanied by the ‘Waterfall’ jingle used for many years.

Click for larger image HTV Start-Up
c1983
Click for larger image Sorry about the shaky picture in this clip which begins with the final part of the IBA announcement.

Click for larger image HTV Start-up
1983
Click for larger image Broadcasting from the transmitters of the Independent Broadcasting Authority this is HTV

Click for larger image HTV Holiday 83
1983
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Click for larger image HTV Start-Up
1986
The Authority annoucnement was no more but HTV still broadcast a brief startup sequence, with the same music as before, before a programme rundown ahead of the first programme of the day.
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Click for larger image HTV Start Up
1987
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Click for larger image HTV Ident
1988
Click for larger image The generic version of the block aerial ident which replaced the original aerial ident from late 1987.

Click for larger image HTV Friday Promo
1987
Click for larger image Highlights from Good Friday evening.

Click for larger image HTV Saturday Promo
1987
Click for larger image The programme line-up for Saturday evening.

Click for larger image The Future Now Promo
1988
Click for larger image Highlights for a new season.

Click for larger image HTV Monday
1988
Click for larger image Monday evening highlights on HTV.

Click for larger image Summer HTV Promo
1988
Click for larger image The line-up for a summertime Thursday.

Click for larger image HTV Nightclub pre-launch promos
1988
HTV began to offer round the clock viewing as ‘Nightclub’ began in 1988, broadcasting through the night.
 
right clip - shorter version

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1988
Elise Rayner
1988
Anju Mishra
1988
Russell Hurn
1989


HTV Nightclub
1988 / 1990
Click for larger image left clip - Elise Rayner introduces tonight’s film. Elise worked for several years on HTV and currently has a Sunday show on BBC Radio Wiltshire.
 
right clip - Peter Rowell brings us the entertainment through the night on HTV. Peter is now HTV West's main news bulletin reader being there from GMTV to the Lunchtime News.


Click for larger image HTV Nightclub - Jobfinder
1989
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Click for larger image HTV Nightclub
1989
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Click for larger image HTV Nightclub
1989
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Click for larger image HTV Christmas Promos
1988
Click for larger image Christmas on HTV wouldn’t be complete with a CGI tree!

Click for larger image HTV Boxing Day and New Year Promos
1988
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Click for larger image HTV Ident
1989
Click for larger image The generic HTV / ITV ident, used when the Wales and West services combined, usually on a Saturday and Sunday mornings.

Click for larger image HTV Promos
1989
Click for larger image The new year now brings a new theme for HTV's promos "New Horizons"

Click for larger image HTV Wednesday Promo
1989
Click for larger image It's almost springtime in this promo for a Wednesday evening of lighter, brigher programming on HTV.

Click for larger image HTV Christmas Day Promo
1989
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Click for larger image HTV Christmas Boxing Day Promo
1989
Click for larger image Box clever by being with HTV for Boxing night's entertainment. Go on, open the box...

Click for larger image Summer programme promo
1990
Click for larger image A new thriller coming this summer.

Click for larger image HTV Spring '92 Promo
1992
Click for larger image A new season of programmes kicks off this spring.

Click for larger image Easter HTV Promo
1992
Click for larger image Enjoy Easter Saturday on HTV.

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Click for larger image HTV Ident
1993
Click for larger image The new HTV. The new logo and look was introduced on 1st January 1993. This was the first HTV ident of the new franchise period. No more Wales or West, just plain HTV.

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1993
HTV Presentation
1993
HTV Presentation
1993
HTV Presentation
1993


Click for larger image HTV Presentation
1993
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Click for larger image HTV Clock
1993
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Click for larger image HTV 30 Years Ident
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Click for larger image HTV Christmas Ident
1996
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Click for larger image HTV Christmas Ident
1998
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Click for larger image HTV Ident
1999
Click for larger image An updated HTV ident, this look was introduced in 1995.
 
right clip - continuity into Emmerdale


Click for larger image HTV Ident
1999
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Click for larger image HTV Break Bumper
1999
Click for larger image A break bumper with a shimmering watery feel.

Click for larger image HTV Ident
1999
Click for larger image Making use of a striking yellow and blue colour scheme.

Click for larger image HTV Break Bumper
1999
Click for larger image The break bumper for the bright new ident.

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1999
Promo
1999
Promo
1999
Promo (west)
1999


Click for larger image HTV Start-Up
2000
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Click for larger image HTV Start-Up
2000
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Click for larger image HTV Ident
2000
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Click for larger image HTV Ident
2000
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Click for larger image HTV Christmas
2000
Click for larger image Some festive presentation from HTV 2000
 
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Click for larger image HTV / Carlton Idents
2001
Click for larger image With the acquisition of HTV by Carlton, new idents were inevitable. HTV start-up on Monday 2nd July 2001 shows the first of the new idents.

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2001
Ident - Splash
2001
Ident - Generic
2001
Ident - Sport
2001


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2001
Ident - Generic2
2001
Ident - Cubist
2001
Ident - Gold Heart
2001


Click for larger image HTV Break Bumper
2001
Click for larger image Television from the heart, from HTV.

Coming up on HTV. The new Next on HTV slide introduced on Monday 2nd July 2001.


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2001
Next
2001
Next
2001
Next
2001


Christmas Ident
2001
2001 saw HTV adopt the familiar Carlton Christmas idents, albeit with the HTV Heart endbord.

New Year Ident
2002
It's New Year 2002 on HTV, Carlton style!

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