Firm Friends starring Madhur Jaffrey, Billie Whitelaw and Michelle Holmes which followed the fortunes of three women running an East-meets-West fast-food business.
* Finney, the story of a man drawn into the battle over his family's criminal empire, starring David Morrissey and Melanie Hill.
* Catherine Cookson's adaptations, including The Black Velvet Gown starring Janet McTeer and Bob Peck, Colour Blind, Tilly Trotter and Dinner of Herbs.
* Chain Letters. game show.
* Cross Wits, ITV's longest- running quiz programme.
* Supergran and Supergran II, both children's show.
* The Ink Thief.
* Madabout, presented by Matthew Kelly.
* Razzmatazz, children's Saturday morning pop show.
* Ghost Train.
* Gimme 5 , children's Saturday morning pop show.
* Highway, with the late Sir Harry Secombe.
* Gazza: The Fight Back.
* The Tube, ran for five series and was hosted by Jools Holland and Paula Yates. A special edition was aired on Sky One and C4 as part of the Millennium celebrations.
* Listening Eye and Sign On, both series for the deaf which employed the first deaf researcher in the ITV Network.
Arthur Wilkinson created the station's start-up tune of 1959 to 1985, Three Rivers Fantasy, from a medley of folk songs: Bobby Shaftoe, Keel Row, Waters Of Tyne, then Blue Peter and ending it with the Blaydon Races.