Election 2001 – ITV News (film #11 in the News section of TVArk). [Category: News]

Long clip from the opening of British election night coverage on ITV news. The anchor, Jonathan Dimbleby (think that name would fly in the US?), tries hard to wow us with all the techno-goodies on the huge election night set, including a pretty cool-looking virtual reality setup where the announcer gets to wander around inside the charts that show the polling results. One of the more interesting recent election-night clips on TVArk.

Ratings: Camp/Humor Value: ***. Weirdness: ***. Historical Interest: ****. Overall Rating: ***.

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