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1958-1981 (Southern)Edit

Southern Television Closedown and Station Sign-Off With Brian Nissen 1981-201:20

Southern Television Closedown and Station Sign-Off With Brian Nissen 1981-2

A voice-over on the clock ident showing the time for closedown announcing the viewers good night, then the slideshow to VT Queen images with the British national anthem audio.

Clock ident look: Blue mechanical clock

1982-1987 (TVS)Edit

A voice-over on the clock ident showing the time for closedown announcing the viewers good night, then the slideshow to VT Queen images with the British national anthem audio.

Clock ident look:

  • Black mechanical clock with rainbow lines (1982-1984)
  • Computer generated clock with rainbow lines (1984-1987)

1987-1992Edit

They don't go off the air and broadcast 24/7.

December 31, 1992 (TVS final closedown)Edit

Thanks for Watching TVS-001:00

Thanks for Watching TVS-0

TVS ceased broadcasting to the south and south east of England 'at just before midnight on 31 December 1992. While most other ITV stations were broadcasting the Thames Television farewell programme The End of the Year Show, TVS chose to opt out and air its own final programme entitled Goodbye to All That, a retrospective of its programming presented by Fred Dinenage and Fern Britton, recorded in front of a studio audience at the Northam studios in Southampton earlier. The programme closed with an amended version of the TVS ident, along with the message Thanks for watching before crossing to Big Ben for the New Year chimes at midnight and the handover to Meridian Broadcasting.

1993-2002 (Meridian Broadcasting)Edit

They don't go off the air and broadcast 24/7.

2002-2004 (ITV1 Meridian)Edit

They don't go off the air and broadcast 24/7.

2004-present (ITV Meridian)Edit

They don't go off the air and broadcast 24/7.

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