North East Tonight: 2009-2013

North East Tonight (together with Lookaround) became the seventh ITV plc regional news programme to adopt the new ITV News branding for their bulletins, on Thursday 10 December 2009. The pan-regional Tyne Tees & Border News bulletins also received a makeover.

Programme Preview


Tyne Tees & Border News

Studio and Presenter Shots



Location Strap / Split Screen

Sub-Regional Opt

Top Story



Pan Regional
Including ITV Border region

Programme Close
Featuring pan-regional map backdrop, including viewers from the ITV Border region who are watching Lookaround

GMTV Bulletins

Digital Switchover
Tyne Tees was the final region on mainland Great Britain to complete digital switchover on 25 September 2012
Video coming soon

Temporary Set
In preparation for the ITV rebrand, North East Tonight moved to a temporary set for their final main evening programme in the yellow era, on 11 January 2013. Weekend bulletins were presented from the newsroom.
With thanks to Colm O’Rourke