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Inside Central Station receives fantastic ratings on BBC Scotland

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STV Productions’ new six-part observational documentary Inside Central Station was the second best watched programme on BBC Scotland in the channel’s launch week (excluding launch night).  The first episode of Inside Central Station also outperformed BBC2, Channel 4 and Channel 5 in Scotland on Sunday evening. 
 
Inside Central Station is a six-part series where viewers meet the people at the heart of Glasgow’s Central Station - the commuters’ hub that’s been part of the city’s lifeblood for 140 years.
 
The series takes a look behind the scenes of Scotland’s busiest train station and follows those that work all hours to keep more than 950 trains running a day, carrying more than 32 million passengers a year - while delving into the building’s history with fascinating stories from the past.
 
David Mortimer, Managing Director of STV Productions, said: "We are delighted that the first episode of Inside Central Station has been so well received.  We welcome the BBC’s commitment to the creative industries sector in Scotland and look forward to continue working with BBC Scotland’s commissioning team in 2019."
 
A further STV Productions commission, three part documentary Yes/No – Inside The Indyref will air on BBC Scotland tomorrow, Tuesday 5th March at 10pm.  This series offers a remarkable insight into the opposing campaigns of 2014’s Scottish independence referendum, a monumental event which has continued to influence political discussion across the country.
 
Major players from both sides give the inside track on the highs and lows of their campaigns to persuade a majority of voters to back them on the historic polling day in September 2014. In candid interviews they lift the lid on where their operations hit the spot or suffered setbacks during the months of impassioned debate and argument.
 
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For further information, please contact the STV press office:
 
Katie Martin
0141 3003109
katie.martin@stv.tv