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- MON 21ST NOV (7PM)
ITV Sport pays tribute to technical director Roger Pearce
- FRI 25TH NOV (11.45AM)
BBC TV’s Christmas decorations go up next Friday
- FRI 25TH NOV (7.15PM)
RTÉ TV launches Christmas presentation
- SAT 26TH NOV (12.45PM)
DTT services in Wexford currently off the air
- SUN 27TH NOV (10PM)
Minor blip at the start of Sunday with Laura Kuennsberg
Monday 21st November
7pm ITV Sport pays tribute to technical director Roger Pearce
ITV Sport presenter Mark Pougatch took a few moments during this evening’s World Cup programme to pay tribute to technical director Roger Pearce who died over the weekend.
“Roger and his team are the brilliant people who bring you the pictures into your homes and make it all happen. Roger was a hugely respected figure in the TV sport broadcasting industry.
“For ITV, he’s been instrumental in the logistical planning and delivery of Rugby World Cups, as well as the football World Cups and the Euros.
“He always had a smile on his face and left a smile on your face. He was utterly dedicated, professional, charming and hugely popular. He’ll be missed by so many people inside the industry and at home.”
Robert had worked at ITV for 43 years. This was his eighth football World Cup. He was planning to retire after the tournament.
Friday 25th November
11.45am BBC TV’s Christmas decorations go up next Friday
Christmas on-screen presentation will launch on BBC One, BBC Two and BBC Four next Friday evening.
7.15pm RTÉ TV launches Christmas presentation
As has become customary on the evening of the annual Late Late Toy Show, RTÉ TV switched to Christmas presentation at 7pm.
RTÉ One is reusing last year’s package. And there’s no new festive decor from RTÉ 2 this year, again.
Saturday 26th November
12.45pm DTT services in Wexford currently off the air
An electrical storm has caused significant damage to the ESB power supply at the Forth Mountain transmitter in Wexford.
Engineers are working to restore normal service as soon as possible.
Sunday 27th November
10am Minor blip at the start of Sunday with Laura Kuennsberg
It was all going so well, until the opening titles failed to appear.
However, apart from presenter and guests awkwardly staring down the camera for just over ten seconds, the situation was nicely recovered.
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