Ulster Television: Sunday 2nd October 1988

[box]Source – The Irish Times. On this day, Ulster Television shut down for the last time, ahead of 24 hour transmissions beginning the next day.[/box]

6.00 – TV-am

9.25 – Olympics

1.00 – Regional News

1.05 – Time Was…
Brian Baird takes a look back at the events of an October week during the reign of Queen Victoria.

1.15 – Farming Ulster
The latest farming developments with Ulster Television’s agricultural unit.

1.43 – Farming Weather

1.45 – Link
Programme for the diasbled.

2.00 – The Human Factor
Spencer Mitchell and Alastair Forbes are both Apprentice Boys in Derry.

2.30 – Film: The Capture of Grizzly Adams
Stars Dan Haggerty, Kim Darby and Chuck Connors.
Grizzly Adams, the victim of a vendetta by Frank Briggs, has lived in the wilderness for many years in order to avoid a false murder charge.

4.15 – Olympics
Nick Owen and Alison Holloway present the final programme with a look back over the games.

5.00 – Highway to Heaven
Stars Michael Landon and Victor French as latter-day angels.

6.00 – Bullseye
Jim Bowen hosts the quiz show which combines skill at dart-throwing and general knowledge.

6.30 – News

6.40 – Highway
Harry Secombe with conversation and music from the Mull of Galloway.

7.15 – Concentration
Nick Jackson hosts a gameshow.

7.45 – It’ll Be Alright On The Night 5
Denis Norden’s latest collection of out-takes

8.45 – News

9.00 – Piece of Cake
The first in a six-part series on the adventures of RAF Fighter pilots during the first year of the Second World War. For the young pilots of Hornet Squadron, September 1939 is the moment they have been waiting for to take to the skies in their beautiful aeroplanes, but find that the enemy are better trained.

10.00 – Hale and Pace
Stars Gareth Hale and Norman ace. A new series in which Hale and Pace sample international food. This week, all you ever wanted to know about Turkish cuisine, but were too frightened to ask.

10.30 – The South Bank Show
Melvyn Bragg welcomes author Michael Holroyd, who has been looking into the life of Bernard Shaw. Holroyd has just published the first volume of Shaw, and tonight he exposes the Bernard Shaw he first discovered.

11.30 – Sports Results

11.35 – Journey to the Unknown
Jeff Wheeler is a fading actor with a drink problem. After his wife walks out on him he persuades his agent, Dirk Brogan to kill him.

12.30 – Closedown