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1967 The Independent Television Authority decided not to reappoint Rediffusion Television to the London ITV contract. Instead a merger was forced with rival company ABC Television to form Thames Television.
1968 Company founded; Associated British Picture Corporation owned a majority share in Thames Television.
1986 Thames Television, the largest independent television station in the UK, was to list its shares on the Stock Exchange