Click for larger image Fun Factory
1989
Click for larger image Fun Factory was the name of Sky Channel's weekend morning block of programmes for kids.

Click for larger image Fun Factory
1991
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Click for larger image Chris Evans Breakfast Show
1998
Click for larger image For a few weeks in 1998, listeners to The Ginger One's Virgin Radio Breakfast Show could watch him presenting the show simultaneously on Sky One. Why the hell would anyone want to listen, let alone watch?! The starry jingle adopts the ident tune composed by Wally Stott in 1969 for ATV, as performed by Jack Parnell and his orchestra.

Click for larger image A Problem Shared
1989
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Click for larger image Good Health
1989
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Click for larger image Sky By Day
1989
Click for larger image Sky Channel's morning magazine programme, their Richard and Judy were former Radio 1 DJ Tony Blackburn and Jenny Hanley.

Click for larger image Deadly Ernest Horror Show
1989
Click for larger image Early sky channel horror show with presentation links during the commercial breaks. Starring Jack Hardy and ex page 3 model Jilly Johnson, the two would link into Horror and Scifi low budget movies.

Click for larger image Deadly Ernest Horror Show
1991
Click for larger image The show was presented on Friday nights.

Click for larger image Sky By Day
1990
Click for larger image Sky's budget daily daytime show hosted by Tony Blackburn, not a patch on This Morning which would have been on the other side.

Click for larger image Sky By Day Promo
1989
Click for larger image Tony Blackburn and Jenny Handley tell you what's coming up on the brand new daytime show, Sky By Day.  Possibly riding on the success of the recently launched ITV show "This Morning"?

Click for larger image Sky Star Search
1989
Click for larger image Keith Chegwin is your host of the talent show that famously had really terrible acts such as the escape artist who had to cut out of the bag he was trying to escape from, after getting hopelessly stuck.  On the judging panel this week are Faith Brown and Derek Nimmo.

Click for larger image Sky Star Search
1990
Click for larger image Sky's talent programme hosted by Keith Chegwin. Regular judges would include Rustie Lee and Jim Bowen

Click for larger image Those Were The Days
1990
Click for larger image Angela Rippon presents a look back at what was making the news on this day "all those years ago".  Look out for the conducting dog!
 
Your voice-over at the beginning is Patrick Allen


Click for larger image The Secret Video Show
1990
Click for larger image Brought to you by JVC ("The inventors of VHS"), The Secret Video Show was a series of home video bloopers, much like the recently launched ITV show "You've Been Framed!"  Chris Tarrant is your host.  Watch out for a young Peter Simon (Run The Risk and Bid.tv auctioneer) in the opening sequences.  And, am I seeing things, but is that the Fantom Flan Flinger wielding a video camera? 

Click for larger image Sky Radio Denmark Commercial
1994
Click for larger image A commercial for the news Sky Radio, they used Sky News in UK as a package to pretend this was a newscast. The news anchor says that the new non-stop music radio is launced all over Denmark and a map of all frequncies are shown. Then the anchor says this was the news from Sky News.. and it ends with the jingle from Sky Radio. This clip is from around 1994. The radio station closed down in 2008.

Click for larger image The Take
2010
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