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THE CHART BUSTERS

Southern
22nd October 1965 - 3rd December 1965

Another short lived pop series for Southern, this time hosted by Shaw "Keep 'Em Peeled" Taylor and Terence Carroll, but directed by Mike Mansfield as were so many of Southern's pop shows (Countdown, As You Like It, Pop The Question, Time For Blackburn, New Release).

Rather than having pop stars turn up to perform by either singing or miming their new hit, this show tried to beneath the skin by examining the music business.

Although it wasn't networked by ITV it was shown by Border later in the year.

One episode is thought to still exist.