Do the Right Thing , another reality series, began in September and was presented by Lucy Kennedy and Baz Ashmawy, in search of Ireland's ultimate volunteer.
In Masterchef Ireland began airing on the channel on Tuesdays and Thursdays at This was produced as a pseudo-documentary about the behind the scenes of the television production, it featured many well known Irish comedians, however unlike the mockumentary The Larry Sanders Show , Nighthawks featured real interviews and was created by David Blake Knox, who went on to be controller of Network 2 until Gerry Ryan had a similar format show called Gerry Ryan Tonight during the s.
Network 2 would start the day All children's television moved to Network 2 when it rebranded in D'Arcy presented the show from to when the strand began to expand it schedule into the early hours of the morning.
From to The Den ran for 10 hours a day starting at Satitude was cancelled in Den Tots was The Den's pre-school strand. It was replaced in with Dave Fanning 's 2TV.
In , Jo Maxi appeared for the first time until , a daily teen show airing at Children's news programme News2day remains part of their line up.
The first such news programme was called NewsNight. On 22 September the late night news was dropped in favour of two bulletins at They also provide children's news each weekday called News2day.
In , with the possibility of competition from a new local broadcaster Network 2 relaunch again known on screen as N2.
Its content was customised for a younger audience, and presenters and journalists tend to use more informal language on the programme. The program is broadcast Monday-Thursday on the channel.
It does not have a regular time slot, but is usually broadcast at some point between Since October the bulletin has been presented by Eileen Whelan, following the departure of Anthony Murnane who was with the programme from the beginning.
John O'Driscoll is the programme Editor. George Hamilton is the station's main sports commentator. While The Saturday Game Live only provides live coverage of the games.
Setanta Sports also holds rights for the GAA Championships however these are delayed rights as Setanta Sports is a pay television service.
They each take turns on showing live matches each Friday night. This package has been since taken up by Setanta Sports.
Having been the only national service until the arrival of TG4 and TV3 in the mids. In the Apres Match pundits for the first time took control of the punditry of the third place play-off and in surprised themselves and audiences when Barry Murphy playing the part of Liam Brady accurately guess the result - Germany 3 and Portugal 1.
Darragh Maloney , Peter Collins and Con Murphy also present live matches and highlights of the games each night. They previously held the rights to all Ireland games in the tournament until , when BSkyB had the rights to home England games until In the mids this was replaced by The Beatbox presented by Ian Dempsey.
From , Dave Fanning presented a near identical programme under the new name of 2TV. No Disco was an alternative music show for late night TV from to , it was hosted by initially by Donal Dineen who left to present radio on Radio Ireland in Uaneen Fitzsimons took his place on the show, seen as a major upcoming television talent.
Fitzsimons died in a road accident in She had made a significant name for herself on the show, and her knowledge of the music industry, her love of the music and her respect for her guests was apparent throughout the show.
When Under Ether is a music magazine show launched in and focuses on alternative, indie and electronica music.
In the initial years Brendan O'Connor was one of the main team captains, during the final season Brendan O'Connor became the main host with only three guests.
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September Learn how and when to remove this template message. Last night, the broadcaster aired a referendum special of Claire Byrne Live.
Members of TFMR Ireland were invited into the audience to talk about their experiences of receiving diagnoses of fatal foetal abnormalities.
The organisation was set up to provide support to families and also to advocate for a change to Irish laws so women in similar situations would not have to travel to the UK or further abroad for terminations.
The audience members from TFMR — who had been vetted by producers about what comments they wanted to make — were not spoken to despite panellists and commentators specifically talking about termination for medical reasons.
They never got a chance to respond to what people in the audience were saying about them. Cullen Delsol said there had been a lot of preparation from producers prior to the debate but has been in the dark since about what happened.
There was Yes and No campaigners mixed in together shouting each other down. It was very intimidating. The way people were picked seem to be completely random.
This was an attempt to actually set out the facts and to make the pitch. So I think less of the whooping and more space given to people setting out their stalls and their own experiences.
I think that would have been more helpful to people. The panel was composed of three speakers on each side of the argument and the audience was evenly divided between Yes and No.
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Other daytime shows included Upstairs Downstairs and Emmerdale Farm. British imports included Are You Being Served? American prime time show imported at the time included Star Trek: The Next Generation , Mancuso, F.
British dramas Spooks and Waking the Dead have also aired on the Channel. Brigid's Cross which would become the symbol of the channel for years to come.
A new ident in featured the characters "RTE1" wrapped within a stylized St. Black in colour with yellow letters. This design, along with a variant with slight colour changes, were used until , when another ident was formed.
The "T" also resembled the digit 1 of the channel's number. The first time the channel left out the St Brigid's Cross from its idents was in , when an ident that featured the letters "RTE" revolving around the number 1, against an emerald green background, was released.
This was to last until , with minor revisions. It was seen floating across a stone background that resembled cave walls. This ident lasted until September , when a new ident that featured the new corporate logo was released.
At the beginning, the St. Brigid's Cross was left out, but it was restored to the screens after viewers complained.
In a rebranding, three idents were released, and all revolved around nature. Brigid's Cross continued to grace the screen, but now has to share its airtime with other idents.
During this time, a special ident for overnight programmes and the celebration of the millennium were created.
The original three idents were gradually phased out in late , but was featured in other new idents thereafter. The new idents featured Irish places and people, and all were set to a common set of background music.
One of the original three idents were featured in seven of the new idents, subtly playing in the background. The ident showed Ireland's old face first, and then flashed into images of Ireland today.
New ident sets were introduced in , and deviated from the "Ireland Old And New" theme. Subsequent edits on the original idents also took away the "old" element from the idents.
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