Below, to show the start of the shape of things to come, is a copy of the provisional programme schedule for weeks 24 to 31 (June 8-July 31). This omits details of afternoon programmes which include SCHOOLS (Weeks 24 and 25) and various OUTSIDE BROADCASTS covering such events as the Richmond Horse Show, Sandown Racing, Redcar Racing, Wimbledon Tennis, Hickstead Jumping and Cricket. Other afternoon programmes are to be arranged.
Programmes originated or presented by REDIFFUSION are in capital letters.
|16.45||SMALL TIME||SMALL TIME||SMALL TIME||SMALL TIME||SMALL TIME|
|17.00||Seeing Sport||FIVE O'CLOCK CLUB||Zoo Time||Criss Cross Quiz||FIVE O'CLOCK CLUB|
|17.25||THE LITTLEST HOBO||KNOW HOW||JUST DENNIS||NATIONAL VELVET||QUICK DRAW McGRAW|
|17.55||News (ITN) and WEATHER|
|18.08||BEAT CONTEST||THREE AFTER SIX||THREE AFTER SIX||THREE AFTER SIX||READY, STEADY, GO!|
|18.30||GRINDL||MY FAVOURITE MARTIAN||TRUE ADVENTURE|
|19.00||All Our Yesterdays||University Challenge||Take a Letter||LIGHT ENTERTAINMENT (TBA)||DON'T SAY A WORD|
|19.30||Coronation Street||Emergency Ward 10||Coronation Street||OUR MAN AT ST MARK'S (To Wk 28)||Emergency Ward 10|
|20.00||NO HIDING PLACE||COMEDY HOUR||GUNSMOKE||DRAMA SERIES||BURKE'S LAW|
|21.10||PLAY OF THE WEEK (Rediffusion/ATV/GR)||Love Story||HENDERSON SHOW|
H.M.S. PARADISE (Wk 30 on)
|THIS WEEK||The Villains
Triangle (Wk 29 on)
|21.40||SPECIAL FEATURE OR VARIETY (Rediffusion/ATV/GR)||CANADA PLAYDATE|
RICHARD BOONE SHOW (Wk 26 on)
|22.05||World in Action|
|22.30||THE YOUNG TIGERS|
|22.35||Headlines and Dateline||What the Papers Say|
TWILIGHT HOUR (Wk 24-27)
|22.50||Headlines and Dateline|
|23.00||Headlines and Dateline|
|23.15||LAST PROGRAMME||This Wonderful World|
|23.45||LAST PROGRAMME||LAST PROGRAMME|
Beat Contest (Mondays 18.08). A contest to find new Beat Groups with studio dancing participation.
The Young Tigers (Mondays 22.30). A series of nine 30-minute interviews with men or women who have achieved a singular or spectacular success in their various fields by the time they were 30. Interviewer is Jack Hargreaves. Participants: Peter Hall John West, John Bloom, Leslie Waddington, Jocelyn Stevens, Mary Quant, Mary Goldring, Peter Walker, Colin Davis.
Know How (Tuesdays 17.25). Series, primarily for children between seven and 11, aimed at providing them with knowledge, information and interest items. Based on children’s requests.
Three after Six (Working Title – Tuesdays. Wednesdays, and Thursdays 18.08). New 30-minute series which presents a highly personal comment on news and affairs by a permanent panel of three people, assisted by relevant experts, guests and entertainment.
Grindl (Tuesdays 18.30). Comedy series starring Imogene Coca.
Twilight Hour (Tuesdays 22.49). One hour programmes composed of two half-hour films linked by commentary by Rod Serling, the producer. The stories are a blend of realism and the supernatural.
H.M.S. Paradise (Wednesdays 21.10). New comedy series dealing with the adventures of a somewhat erratic unit of the Royal Navy. Starring Ronald Radd, Richard Caldicot, Frank Thornton, Robin Hunter and Angus Lennie.
Drama Series (Thursdays 20.00). As soon as available the Professor Smith (working title) series will start in this slot. This is a new series of hour-long dramas with a background of pathology and forensic medicine.
Towards 2000 (Thursdays 23.10). A series of 35 half-hour weekly programmes tracing the history of scientific thought and technological advance in this country from Shakespeare to the present day and showing how we can influence the Britain of the year 2000.