Back to results

CHANNEL FIVE BIDDING CLOSES:

}T02059505 CHANNEL FIVE BIDDING CLOSES: The bids for Channel 5 were 2.5.95 delivered today causing varied reactions. The bids were: TX New Century Television: BSKYB with Granada and Polygram and Really Useful Group - Bid = 2 million Virgin Communications: with Associate...

Read more

Reference:BSP020595031
Source:DAM

Ref: BSP020595031

Contains: 1 Clips

ITN

Rights Managed

Ref:
BSP020595031 0
Duration:
00:02:12

Clip 1 of 1 (Copyright: ITN / 3rd Party Copyright)

a)NAT (Dunn,Kevin) ENGLAND MS Allan McKeown and other UKTV reps ) ITN London standing as one opens a bottle of ) champagne PULL OUT as they pose for ) photos ) ) ? CMS Allan McKeown (UKTV) intvwd SOT ) - delighted to be the highest bidders/ ) public will see that Channel 5 is ) different to what is currently on offer) from other tv channels ) ) EXT ) Foley St MS Two men towards past press pushing ) Independent trolley loaded with boxes containing ) Television Channel 5 Broadcasting Ltd bid details ) Commission HQ PAN R-L ...

a)NAT (Dunn,Kevin) ENGLAND MS Allan McKeown and other UKTV reps ) ITN London standing as one opens a bottle of ) champagne PULL OUT as they pose for ) photos ) ) ? CMS Allan McKeown (UKTV) intvwd SOT ) - delighted to be the highest bidders/ ) public will see that Channel 5 is ) different to what is currently on offer) from other tv channels ) ) EXT ) Foley St MS Two men towards past press pushing ) Independent trolley loaded with boxes containing ) Television Channel 5 Broadcasting Ltd bid details ) Commission HQ PAN R-L ) ) INT ) ITN? BV People sitting in control room ZOOM IN ) to tv screens which are GRAPHISISED TO ) GRAPHIC Bids from Virgin, Channel 5 Broadcasting Ltd and New Century Television ZOOM IN to UKTV logo shown on screen with details of their bid QE2 TS Rupert Murdoch (Chief Executive, News ) TX 1.9.93 Conference Corporation) surrounded by press ) BSKYB Centre (at launch of BSKYB new satellite ) service) ) CMS Murdoch leaning on ENG camera with ) 'SKY' sign for photocall ) CS SIDE Murdoch ) ? CMS David Mellor MP (former Heritage Sec) ) ITN intvwd SOT ) - a lot of people will be relieved to ) know that ITC cannot possibly award ) this contract to Rupert Murdoch (his ) New Century Television made the lowest ) bid at 2 million pounds) ) ) EXT ) Foley St BV Reps from UKTV group getting boxes out ) ITC HQ of boot of car PAN L-R to BV away ) GRAPHIC Questions raised by the different bids CMS Raymond Snoddy (Media Correspondent, ) ITN Financial Times) intvwd SOT ) - reax to fact that Murdoch's ) consortium unexpectedly made the ) lowest bid at 2 million pounds and ) UKTV made the highest at 36 million & ) Virgin and Channel 5 Broadcasting both ) bidding 22 million ) ) INT ) ITN CMS Jane Thynne (Media Correspondent, ) "Daily Telegraph") intvwd SOT ) - Murdoch could have been scared off ) by the political controversy or he ) could have thought that Channel 5 was ) not a viable option ) ) John Adams MS Channel 5 Broadcasting Ltd reps seated ) St at pkf ) Royal CMS Lord Hollick (Channel 5 Broadcasting ) Society of Ltd) pkf SOT ) Arts - a remarkable coincidence (that bid ) was the same as Virgin's) made even ) more so since Greg Dyke and I decided ) to chip in 500 pounds each this morning) to increase bid by a thousand pounds ) ) ITN CMS Dunn i/c SOT & sign off ) TX 2.5.95/NAT b)NAT (McGinty,Lawrence) ENGLAND MS Man working on wide screen television ) TX 22.2.95 London technology as leans across to look at ) ITN W1(?) screen PAN R-L ) CS Man looking at screen ) CMS Wide screen television (showing film ) of American Indian) ) BV Man seated looking at screen and ) working at desk next ) ? MS Televisions on display in shop PULL OUT) ITN ) ITN? TMS Man seated at desk retuning VCR with ) televison on table next ) TCS Hand holding screwdriver pointing to ) socket in back of VCR where tune video ) EXT ? MS Television transmitter being assembled ) R 2.1.85 as piece pulled into place by crane ) PATHE and men working around base ) (B&W) LA MS Man working on bolting section of ) transmitter into place ) LA MS Completed transmitter tower TILT UP ) GRAPHIC Potential reach of Channel 5 shown on map of Britain superimposed onto still of ITN control room INT Hants CMS Lights and digital display on circuitry) R22029511 Eastleigh electronics equipment that will be able) ITN NTL to send 60 channel without cable or ) Workshop satellite PULL FOCUS to lights on ) equipment behind ) MS SIDE Male worker putting component into) piece of circuitry equipment ) TCS Finger pressing component into slot ) London CMS McGinty i/c SOT as part of picture ) ITN ITN Studio containing his head is sectioned off ) to demonstrate new technique of ) compression whereby the static parts of) a picture are transmitted less ) frequently than the moving parts, by ) keeping only the section of his head ) moving in normal time ) EXT TEXT ON SCREEN "RUSHES LONDON - SOURCE" EXCERPT Demo tape produced by the NTL ) NTL Transmission Company demonstrating the ) TRANSMISSION technique of compression on half of the) COMPANY picture GO TO ) (demo tape = 12 secs) TEXT OFF SCREEN INT Hants CMS Andrew Sukawaty (Chief Executive NTL) ) ITN Winchester intvwd SOT with demo tape image shrunk ) from full screen to appearing on tv in ) b/g ) - we would like to see the existing ) five channels have the early ) opportunity to develop new programme ) services with UK content for the ) initial launch of this service/there ) would be a movie channel, a sports ) channel probably on a pay basis ) combined in a package of better quality) programming ) Eastleigh CS Circuitry board ) R22029511 NTL CMS SIDE Technician holding circuitry board) ITN Workshop ) TX 2.5.95/NAT c)C4N (Levinson,Steve) ENGLAND MS Two men wheel trolley piled high with ) ITN London boxes with Virgin logo on side past ) Foley St press ) Independent CBV Two men unload van containing boxes ) Television with the Channel 5 Broadcasting Ltd ) Commission details PAN L-R as stack onto trolley ) HQ CS Label stuck on side on one of boxes on ) trolley "Channel 5 Broadcasting Ltd ) Application for the Channel 5 Licence" ) MS Two men towards past press pushing ) trolley loaded with boxes containing ) Channel 5 Broadcasting Ltd bid details ) PAN L-R ) TCS Label on box "Aplication to the ) Independent Television Commission by ) New Century Television for the Channel ) 5 Licence - 2 May 1995" ) TMS New Century Television boxes on trolley) as pushed past by man PAN R-L to BV ) away ) BV Reps from UKTV group getting boxes out ) of boot of car PAN L-R to BV away ) GRAPHIC Channel Five bidders, main members making up each group and their bids INT ITN CMS James Walker (The Henley Centre) intvwd) ITN SOT ) - New Century bid of 2 million is too ) low and Can West bid is too high (36 ) million) and may be thrown out by the ) ITC/leave equal bidders Virgin and MAI ) and think MAI are slightly ahead on ) quality ) QE2 MS "News Corporation" sign on backdrop ) TX 1.9.93 Conference PAN R-L Rupert Murdoch (Chief Executive) BSKYB POOL Centre News Corporation) at podium ) CMS Murdoch speech (not heard) at podium ) with advertising boards for channels ) available in launch of BSKYB new ) satellite service as backdrop ) EXCERPT Film of Sky logo ) TX 1.9.93 ) SKY TV (sic) TS Rupert Murdoch (Chief Executive, News ) TX 1.9.93 Corporation) surrounded by press ) ITN (at launch of BSKYB new satellite ) service) ) CMS Murdoch leaning on ENG camera with ) 'SKY' sign for photocall ) CS SIDE Murdoch ) Horseferry CMS Michael Grade (Chief Executive, Channel) ITN Road Four) intvwd SOT ) Channel 4 - many different rumours currently ) TV going around/some say Granada were ) worried about the political fallout/ ) others say that Murdoch advised not to ) go any further (hence low bid) and ) others think his bid was correct for ) a highly speculative venture ) ) EXT ) Foley St CMS Rep from UKTV speaking press (not ) ITC HQ heard) PULL OUT to other reps standing ) next holding boxes with UKTV logo on ) them as all start to go thru entrance ) ) INT ) ? CMS Allan McKeown (UK TV) intvwd SOT ) - bid is based on the business plan ) which are delighted with ) ) EXT ) LA CMS Mechanical digger claw as digs up ) earth from trench (for cable TV) ) LA GV Workmen at work digging up road by ) hand and with mechanical digger as ) row of pipes seen in f/g ) LA MS Workman places pipe in trench in road ) TMS Pipe is pushed into position with spade) TMS Pipe is knocked in position by mallet ) TMS Workman putting pipe into trench ) GRAPHIC Licence requirements for Channel 5 INT ? BV Man crouched in front of television and) ITN video as works on adjusting video ) TCS Hand turns screwdriver as adjusting ) video ) ) EXT ) LA MS Aerial on chimney top (new aerials may ) be needed to pick up Channel 5) ) LA MS Ditto ) ) INT ) CMS Mark Edridge (Marketing Director, ) Nintendo UK) intvwd SOT ) - dialogue so far has only mentioned ) retuning VCRs/would imagine that there ) will be a cost headache when it comes ) to finding a solution for people who ) have invested heavily in video games ) systems only to find that they are ) getting Channel 5 programming over the ) top ) ) ITN? CMS Levinson i/c SOT & sign off ) TX 2.5.95/C4N d)NAF (Dunn,Kevin) ENGLAND BV Reps from UKTV group getting boxes out ) ITN London of boot of car PAN L-R to BV away ) Foley St CMS Press snapping ) Independent CMS UKTV reps standing for photocall ) Television carrying boxes and packaages containing) Commission bid details ) HQ MS Virgin rep standing behind car as man ) next hands her a package PAN R-L as ) along round car ) CMS Greg Dyke (Channel 5 Broadcasting Ltd) ) speaking press (not heard) PAN R-L to ) BV away thru press with other reps ) CMS Channel 5 Broadcasting reps along into ) ITC HQ (shaky pics) ) ) CMS Greg Dyke (Channel 5 Broadcasting ) Ltd) speaking press SOT ) - will offer a general entertainment ) channel with specific interests in a ) whole range of programming ) ) MS Two men towards past press pushing ) trolley loaded with boxes containing ) Channel 5 Broadcasting Ltd bid details ) GRAPHIC Bids given by different consortiums INT QE2 TS Rupert Murdoch (Chief Executive, News ) TX 1.9.93 Conference Corporation) surrounded by press ) ITN Centre (at launch of BSKYB new satellite ) service) ) CMS Murdoch leaning on ENG camera with ) 'SKY' sign for photocall ) CS SIDE Murdoch ) MS "News Corporation" sign on backdrop ) TX 1.9.93 PAN R-L Murdoch at podium ) BSKYB POOL EXT ITC HQ CMS Raymond Snoddy (Media Correspondent, ) ITN Financial Times) intvwd SOT ) - reax to fact that Murdoch's ) consortium unexpectedly made the ) lowest bid at 2 million pounds and ) UKTV made the highest at 36 million ) (Virgin and Channel 5 Broadcasting both) bid 22 million) ) ) INT ) Horseferry 2 SHOT ) Road CMS Michael Grade (Chief Executive, Channel) Channel 4 Four) intvwd SOT ) TV - not over yet but relieved that ) Murdoch put in such a low bid and govt ) must be too ) ) EXT ) ITC HQ MS Two men carry boxes with Virgin logo ) on side out of van and place on trolley) MS Men wheel trolley piled with boxes ) towards down pavement as press watch ) TX 2.5.95/NAF e)NAF (McGinty,Lawrence) EXCERPT Title sequence for "The Bill" ) THAMES TV (Title seq = 12 secs) ITN? TMS Man seated at desk retuning VCR with ) ITN televison on table next ) TCS Hand holding lead that connects tv and ) VCR as plugs it in to VCR socket ) EXT ? MS Television transmitter being assembled ) R 2.1.85 as piece pulled into place by crane ) PATHE and men working around base ) (B&W) LA MS Section of transmitter as suspended ) being moved into place next ) LA MS Completed transmitter tower TILT UP ) GRAPHIC Map of Britain with the potential reach of Channel Five superimposed onto it INT ? MS Line of children onto sofa one by one ) ITN PAN L-R in front of TV ) MS Four children sitting on sofa fighting ) over remote control ) CS TV screen showing BV "Noddy" away in ) car ) MS Children sitting on sofa ) TX 2.5.95/NAF f)NAO (Dunn,Kevin) ENGLAND CMS Dunn i/c SOT ) ITN London ) Foley St MS Two Virgin representatives carrying ) Independent package containing information about ) Television their bid for Channel 5 PAN L-R to ) Commission other man next car chatting them ) HQ PAN R-L as representatives along ) BV Virgin reps away into ITC building ) MS Two men pulling trolley piled high with) boxes with Virgin logo on side as ) press snap ) BV Reps from UKTV group getting boxes out ) of boot of car PAN L-R to BV away ) CMS Rep from UKTV speaking press (not ) heard) PULL OUT to other reps standing ) next holding boxes with UKTV logo on ) them as all start to go thru entrance ) ) INT ) ? MS Televisions on display in shop PULL OUT) ) ? TMS Man seated at desk retuning VCR with ) televison on table next ) TCS Hand holding screwdriver pointing to ) socket in back of VCR where tune video ) ) ? TBV Person sitting on sofa holding remote ) control as watching tv ) ) ? CMS Robert Devereux (Virgin TV) intvwd SOT ) - hope Channel 5 is a way of getting to) more than 10 million people/it's not ) easy but there is the demand there for ) significant number of people to watch ) a new over the air terrestrial tv ) channel ) ) EXT ) London CMS Greg Dyke (Channel Five Broadcasting ) ITC HQ Ltd along PAN L-R with other consortium) members past press ) CBV Dyke away with others followed by press) CMS SIDE Consortium members along into ITC ) HQ ) ) CMS Greg Dyke (Channel Five Broadcasting ) Ltd) speaking press SOT ) - will offer a general entertainment ) channel with specific interests in a ) whole range of programming ) EXCERPT Title sequence for "The Bill" ) THAMES TV (Title seq = 8 secs) INT QE2 CMS Rupert Murdoch (Chief Executive, ) TX 1.9.93 Conference News Corporation) speech (not heard) ) BSKYB POOL Centre at podium with advertising boards for ) channels available in launch of BSKYB ) new satellite service as backdrop ) CMS Murdoch leaning on ENG camera with ) TX 1.9.93 'SKY' sign for photocall ) ITN CS SIDE Murdoch ) TS Murdoch surrounded by press ) MS "News Corporation" sign on backdrop ) TX 1.9.93 PAN R-L Murdoch at podium ) BSKYB POOL Horseferry CMS Michael Grade (Chief Executive, Channel) ITN Road Four) intvwd SOT ) Channel 4 - only Parliament can contain the ) TV inexorable rise of Rupert Murdoch/don't) think that British public want to see ) Murdoch own any more of British media ) ) EXT ) ITC HQ CMS BSKYB group rep speaking press (not ) heard) ) BV Rep away into ITC HQ watched by press ) TCMS Boxes on trolley with BSKYB group bid ) details TILT UP as man pushing trolley ) past to BV away into ITC HQ ) MS BSKYB reps towards past press carrying ) boxes PAN R-L as past press to building) entrance ) TX 2.5.95/NAO g)NAO (Somerville,Julia) ENGLAND 2 SHOT ) ITN London CMS Raymond Snoddy (Media Correspondent, ) ITN "Financial Times") intvwd SOT ) - FT owned by Pearson and have a stake ) in the BSKYB bid/Channel 5 is the last ) terrestrial channel to be run under the) existing technology/public won't ) necessarily want a similar channel to ) the ones that already exist and danger ) exists that may that owners may make ) up output from cheap imported ) programmes/ITC should ensure quality ) threshold however/this won't be as high) as the threshold given to the ITV but ) not negligible/ITC will also be looking) for bid that addresses question of ) retuning VCRs since it is an expensive ) business/also need credible business ) plan for whole of 10 year contract ) TX 2.5.95/NAO

! This clip is an original ITN news report, or rushes package. Please read our Disclaimer

!This clip is an original Reuters news report, or rushes package. Please read our Disclaimer

 ()

Duration: 

TIME CODE INFO:

In: 
|
Out: 

Copyright: