Pictures: The first Tyne Tees broadcast

The first Tyne Tees programme was broadcast on 15th January 1959. Tyne Tees made hit shows like The Tube and Supergran at the studios in City Road in Newcastle.

55 year old logo Credit: ITV
The Tyne Tees sports desk Credit: ITV
15th January 1959 Credit: ITV

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Tyne Tees turns 55

Tyne Tees is 55. The service launched on the 15th January 1959 at City Road in Newcastle.