One of whom was Terry Lloyd who sadly died whilst reporting the conflict. ITV sees this show as an eight-week experiment, knew that it would attract some criticism (especially with the news moving), and appreciates that it will take time for it to find its feet. A brand new topical entertainment show for ITV, stripped over 5 nights a week with a different big name host each week. The ITV Nightly News was broadcast at 11pm. Bosses at ITV provoked an outcry when they shoved News At Ten out of its traditional slot to make way for The Nightly Show, a light entertainment programme that's been savaged by the critics. Launched in 1955 to provide competition to the BBC, ITV is the oldest commercial television network in the UK. ITV has promised that fledgling late-night comedy series The Nightly Show will never replace the News at Ten again.. ITV Nightly News - 1999 On March 8th 1999, a whole new look was introduced across all of the Channel 3 news bulletins, coinciding with the controversial axing of News At Ten and the introduction of a new 'Nightly News' show at 11pm instead. Since January ITV’s 10pm bulletin, fronted by Tom Bradby, has pulled in 1.8million viewers compared with 4.2million for the BBC’s 10pm news. ITV News 1999-2009. ITV pushed the News at Ten back by half an hour to make room for The Nightly Show as part of the broadcaster's initiative to try out what it calls "Five Nights of New" schedule. ITN News at Nine (19th March 2003) The onset of the War with Iraq saw ITV adjust their schedules to include an additional bulletin.

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Trevor McDonald presented live from Kuwait City with various reporters in and around Iraq. New ITV chief Kevin Lygo was so confident it would emulate the success of American versions that he pushed the News At Ten back to 10.30pm to give The Nightly … #TheNightlyShow