Formerly of GMTV, Emma currently presents for several ITV regions
, namely Granada and ITV North and Midlands.
Tiswas began life as a Midlands-only show in 1974 though, by the late 1970s, it had been taken up by almost all ITV regions
- Tyne Tees was the last to sign up, in 1981, just in time for its final series (their viewers missed out on so much!) Carolgees made his first appearance in 1979 - with a monkey puppet, Charlie.
After launching in the Midlands only on January 5, 1974 the last show, No 302, was broadcast across most ITV regions
on Saturday, April 4, 1982.
England are playing a friendly football match shown on all ITV regions
With the steady demise of ITV's commitment to regionalism, A History of Independent Television in Wales, which looks in depth at the history of one of the most difficult of ITV regions
, is certainly a timely and valuable addition to our knowledge about the ITV network at the high point of its existence as a regionally-located broadcaster.
No other ITV regions
would touch it and I think it got about eight viewers in Tyne Tees (seven if me and my mate were out as he was taping EastEnders).
The other ITV regions
shipped in staff to Leeds to cover for them and the BBC offered Calendar any film they needed from the day's news which they weren't able to get.
Some 60 grants are up for grabs across the UK, with four awards in each of the 15 ITV regions
. It is open to groups with ideas for community-based projects.
The adverts will run for four weeks on ITV Regions
Granada, Midlands, ITV West, Meridian and National via digital channels.
There will be a finalist from each of the 10 ITV regions
- Anglia, Meridian, London, West and West-countryWales, Granada, Yorkshire, Tyne Tees and Border, Central and Northern Ireland.
An ITV Wales spokesman said: "ITV Wales will maintain the flagship news programmes Wales Tonight and bulletins during the week and at weekends, but in line with all other ITV regions
, we are discontinuing the signed 20 seconds headlines every weekday.
The North East contenders will get the opportunity to plead their case between November 26 and November 30 and five projects from each of the 18 ITV regions
will win a slice of the pounds 7.8m fund.