Newshour was launched in March 1993, and was GMTV’s weekday news-oriented breakfast programme, broadcasting for an hour from the start of GMTV’s weekday broadcast at 6:00 am. From 21 February 1994 the news coverage was provided by the news agency Reuters, by April the audience number of increased from 200,000 to just over 1 million. The programme included national and international news stories, regional news, weather and newspaper reviews, plus various guests, designed to be more serious than the lighter and more tabloid GMTV Today programme which followed it.
September 2002 – 2003
1 September 2003 – 2006