TV-am was a breakfast television station that broadcast to the United Kingdom from 1 February 1983 to 31 December 1992. It made history by being the first national operator of an ITV franchise at breakfast-time (and the first and only national ITV station), and broadcast every day of the week for most or all of the period between 06:00 and 09:25.
TV-am's initial launch date was set for June 1983. However, the IBA allowed the station to bring forward its start-date to 1 February 1983 in response to the launch of the BBC service Breakfast Time.
AFTER NINE was launched in September 1985, broadcasting during school term times between 9am and 9.25am with items mainly of interest to women. Initially presented by Anna Diamond and Nick Owen, within a few months Moya Doherty become the regular presenter...
On Monday 23 May 1983, TV-am's new look started. Daybreak was axed, with Good Morning Britain extending to start at 6.25.
From January 1987, Good Morning Britain was moved to 7am, with the first 45mins (By July the full hour) original being untitled before acquiring the name "The Morning Programme".