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1998 in Irish television

The following is a list of events relating to television in Ireland from 1998.

Contents


Events

  • 20 September - Launch of TV3, the Republic of Ireland's first commercial television channel.[1] Early programming on the channel includes the UK soap EastEnders, the miniseries Merlin the film The Quick and the Dead,[2] US comedy Just Shoot Me, and Breakers, a new Australian soap. The channel is aimed at the 15-44 age group and also has a remit for 15% of its programming to be homegrown - rising to 25% within five years.[3]
  • 1 October - Digital satellite television launches in the Republic of Ireland, operated by Sky Digital.
  • 1 October - TV3 reports an audience share of 927,000 (7% of viewers) for its first week on air, passing its intended initial target of a 6% audience share.[2]

Debuts

RT

  • 14 September - Gridlock (1998)
  • September - The Premiership/Premier Soccer Saturday on RT 1 (1998 Present)
  • Undated - 2Phat on Network 2 (1998-2000)

TV3

  • 20 September - TV3 News @ 6 (1998-1999)
  • 20 September - TV3 News (1998 Present)
  • Undated - Speakeasy (1998-1999)
  • Undated - Sports Tonight (1998-2009)

BBC

  • Undated - Give My Head Peace on BBC One (1998-2008)

Ongoing television programmes

1960s

  • RT News: Nine O'Clock (1961 Present)
  • RT News: Six One (1962 Present)
  • The Late Late Show (1962 Present)

1970s

  • The Late Late Toy Show (1975 Present)
  • RT News on Two (1978 Present)
  • The Sunday Game (1979 Present)

1980s

  • Glenroe (1983-2001)
  • Saturday Live (1986-1999)
  • Questions and Answers (1986-2009)
  • Dempsey's Den (1986-2010)
  • Kenny Live (1988-1999)
  • Fair City (1989 Present)
  • RT News: One O'Clock (1989 Present)

1990s

  • Winning Streak (1990 Present)
  • Challenging Times (1991-2001)
  • Prime Time (1992 Present)
  • The Movie Show (1993-2001)
  • No Disco (1993-2003)
  • Echo Island (1994-1999)
  • Nuacht RT (1995 Present)
  • Fame and Fortune (1996-2006)
  • Nuacht TG4 (1996 Present)
  • Ros na R n (1996 Present)
  • PM Live (1997-1999)
  • Later On 2 (1997-2000)
  • Don't Feed the Gondolas (1997-2001)
  • A Scare at Bedtime (1997-2006)

Ending this year

  • 1 April - Know Your Sport (1987-1998)
  • 17 April - Brendan O'Carroll's Hot Milk and Pepper (1996-1998)
  • 26 November - Bosco (1979-1998)

Deaths

  • 28 February - Dermot Morgan, 45, comedian and actor

References






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