Here's how various networks covered the Millennium



Click for larger image CNN Millennium
1999
Click for larger image CNN's opening titles showed images from the last century.
 
In the UK CNN International showed CNN USA's Millennium coverage presented by Daryn Kagan with Fiona Sweeney and Chris Burns in London


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Click for larger image Sky News
1999
Click for larger image Sky news promo, followed by Countdown to 2000 opening with Kate Garraway
 
Right clip - Simon McCoy & Sheila Jansen at half past the hour into an ad break..


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Click for larger image Sky News
1999
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1999
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Click for larger image Millennium Promos
1999
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Click for larger image BBC 2000 Today
1999 / 2000
Click for larger image The BBC devoted the entire schedules of BBC One to celebrate the new millennium. They broadcasted from 9.15am on Friday 31st December 1999 until 1.30pm on Saturday 1st January 2000.
 
Presented by Gaby Roslin and Michael Parkinson


Click for larger image BBC 2000 Today - News
1999 / 2000
Click for larger image Peter Sissons with the news (left)
 
Michael Buerk with the news (right)


Click for larger image 2000 Today News / BBC One Ident
1999 / 2000
Click for larger image The closing of the last news bulletin on BBC one of the century, Michael Buerk hands over to the regions, we join Martin Henfield in Manchester.
 
Right clip - BBC One Millennium Dome ident


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Click for larger image Countdown 2000 Promo
1999
Click for larger image In contrast to the BBC, ITV decided to run a familiar schedule albeit with a distinctly millennium feel. This promo, introduced by Trevor McDonald, ITV's face of its millennium coverage, runs down ITV's new year's eve 1999 schedule.

Click for larger image Countdown 2000
1999
During the evening, ITV provided regular news updates as well as midnight coverage from around the world. Here, Dermot Murnaghan introduces the 10pm bulletin, two hours before midnight GMT.
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Click for larger image Countdown 2000
1999
ITV's main millennium programme began at 10.55pm, just before central Europe and many parts of Africa saw in Y2K.
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Click for larger image Countdown 2000
1999
We present the magic millennium moment as seen on ITV with Trevor wishing us a happy new year just a few seconds into 2000.
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Click for larger image Biggest Breakfast Ever
2000
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