The new ITV franchise for the south of England promised a range of new pop shows, probably not the amount that TVS' predecessors Southern Television had broadcast from 1966 to 1968, but anything new was welcome. But as it transpired only two series, DJ and Off The Record appeared.
DJ was named after the show’s host, Radio One's Dave ‘Kid’ Jensen, a regular host
on Top of the Pops. His co-
A live act would appear each week, while the rest of the show would be taken up with
music news, interviews and film and video clips. The thirty-
The two seasons of DJ might have been followed up by The Number One Show. A pilot show was broadcast in January 1984 hosted again by Jensen and TVS presenter Khlaid Aziz, but got no further. TVS' investment in pop was over, however the studio in Maidstone, Kent where many of their shows were transmitted from now plays host to Later with Jools Holland.