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This is a list of events in Scottish television from 2006.
                                                                           List of years in Scottish television                                (table)

     Contents                                                              ... 1996 . 1997 . 1998 . 1999 . 2000 . 2001 . 2002 ...
                                                                                2003 2004 2005 -2006- 2007 2008 2009
 1 Events
                                                                           ... 2010 . 2011 . 2012 . 2013 . 2014 . 2015 . 2016 ...
 2 Debuts
                                                                        Art . Archaeology . Architecture . Literature . Music . Science +...
     2.1 BBC
 3 Television series
 4 Ending this year
 5 Deaths
 6 References


Events
   January - It is announced that Scottish Screen will amalgamate with Scottish Arts Council to form the newly created
   Creative Scotland.
   2 March - STV Group plc announce that Scottish Television will be known onscreen as STV. Grampian will also rebrand.
   30 May - Scottish Television becomes known as STV Central and Grampian Television as STV North.
   July - Launch of the STV website stv.tv.
   29 August - SMG officially rejects a merger offer from Northern Irish ITV franchise holder UTV. The merger approach from
   would have given SMG shareholders a 52% stake in the combined company. [1]

Debuts

BBC
   10 February - That Was The Team That Was on BBC One (2006–2008)

Television series
   Scotsport (1957–2008)
   Reporting Scotland (1968–1983; 1984–present)
   Scotland Today (1972–2009)
   Sportscene (1975–present)
   Public Account (1976–present)
   The Beechgrove Garden (1978–present)
   Grampian Today (1980–2009) (rebranded as North Tonight)
   Taggart (1983–present)
   Only an Excuse? (1993–present)
   Still Game (2002–2007)
   River City (2002–present)
   Politics Now (2004–2011)
   VideoGaiden (2005–2008)
   The Adventure Show (2005–present)

Ending this year
   Unknown - The Karen Dunbar Show (2003–2006)
Deaths
  6 July - Tom Weir, 91, cricketer, author, and broadcaster

References
  1. ^ Day, Julia (29 August 2006). "SMG turns down UTV merger bid"          . The Guardian (Guardian Media Group). Retrieved 1 May
     2006.

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