STV Launches New Current Affairs Programme

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STV Launches New Current Affairs Programme
Updated on Monday 24 October 2011 by @TVNewsroom

STV is launching a new nightly programme tonight.

Scotland Tonight will air live every night from Monday to Thursday at 10.30pm, bringing STV viewers an in-depth look at the big news stories of the day, including sports, politics, business, art, entertainment, live studio guests and special features.

The 30-minute programme, presented by [[John MacKay]] and [[Rona Dougall]], will be produced and presented from STV’s news centre in Glasgow with a dedicated team of journalists delivering reports and features from across Scotland.

John and Rona will each present separately on two nights of the week.

Gordon Macmillan, Head of News at STV, said: “Scotland Tonight is a fresh and exciting new offering from STV, providing viewers with a round-up of all the big issues as well as in-depth analysis and discussion, four nights a week.

“This new addition to the schedule allows us to build on the success of our popular election programming by delivering news, sport and current affairs in an accessible and engaging style through dedicated on-air programming and digital content.

“We know that there is a real appetite for local news in Scotland and we will continue to serve our audience by delivering more local content as part of Scotland Tonight, STV News at Six and our growing network of hyper-local websites, STV Local.”

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