Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. This is a list of British television related events from 2004. *4 January - ITV introduces a sixth weekly episode of Emmerdale airing on Sunday evenings at 7:00pm. The episode is dropped in 2008 to allow for one hour episodes on Tuesdays. *29 January - Mark Byford becomes acting Director General of the BBC following Greg Dyke's resignation. *2 February - ITV plc is formed from the merger of Carlton and Granada. The News at 10:30 also debuts, while the ITN News Channel is rebranded as the ITV News Channel. *16 February - BBC Network news titles are relaunched in the style of BBC News 24, which introduced two months earlier. *20 March - Christopher Eccleston is announced as the ninth actor to play The Doctor in Doctor Who. *17 May - Michael Grade is appointed as new BBC Chairman. *4 June - Kitten Pinder is evicted from the Big Brother UK house, shouting against the Queen and the aristocracy on the way out. *17 June - The live feed of Big Brother is taken off air for a few hours as the housemates threaten to kill each other. *24 June - The highest rated audience of the year is recorded in the UK as 20.66 million watch England's football match against Portugal in the quarter finals of Euro 2004. This was also the last programme to get over 20 million viewers as of 2007. *15 July - The BBC broadcasts a documentary on the far right British National Party in which undercover reporter Jason Gwynne infiltrated the BNP by posing as a football hooligan. The programme results in Mark CollettPlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
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