is the name of the regional news service broadcast on UTV
, the ITV
region in Northern Ireland
. The first edition of the programme was transmitted on Monday 4 January 1993.
airs seven days a week:
- 13:55 (after 30; 5mins)
- 18:00 (before 30; 30 mins)
- 22:30 (after ITV News at Ten; branded as UTV Live Tonight, 30 mins, Monday-Thursday)
bulletins are not transmitted during Daybreak
); the Daybreak Northern Ireland
news service is provided by Macmillan Media
Two bulletins of 10 minutes length are broadcast during the weekend: one on Saturdays, in the late afternoon, and one on Sundays, in the early evening.
The main evening edition of UTV Live
airs from 18.00 to 18.30 every weeknight, covering the day's news, current affairs and sport from across Northern Ireland, with UTV Live Tonight
airing from 22.30 to 23.00 on Monday to Thursday nights.
The 18:00 and 22:30 programmes are broadcast from Studio One at UTV's headquarters in Havelock House
, Belfast with short bulletins broadcast from the continuity studio in the station's Central Technical Area. UTV also has studio facilities at Parliament Buildings, Stormont
and news bureaux in Derry
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