|Genre||News, current affairs|
|Directed by||John Mason
|Presented by||John MacKay (Mon/Tues),
Rona Dougall (Wed/Thurs)
|Theme music composer||Rage Music|
|Country of origin||Scotland|
|No. of episodes||279 (as of 9 May 2013)
2 specials (14 June 2012 and 15 October 2012 )
|Executive producer(s)||Howard Simpson|
|Running time||30 minutes|
|Production company(s)||STV News|
|Picture format||576i (SDTV 16:9)|
|Original run||October 24, 2011– present|
|Preceded by||Politics Now (Thursdays)|
|Related shows||STV News at Six|
Scotland Tonight is a Scottish news and current affairs programme, covering the two STV franchise areas of Northern and Central Scotland, produced by STV News. The programme is presented by STV News at Six West anchor John MacKay on Mondays & Tuesdays and former Sky News Scotland correspondent Rona Dougall on Wednesdays & Thursday.
The half-hour programme, which launched on Monday 24 October 2011, airs at 10:30pm on Monday - Thursday nights and features reports, interviews & analysis on the Scottish national news of the day alongside coverage of politics, business, sport and the arts & entertainment.
Scotland Tonight is broadcast across both STV regions (North & Central) and incorporates late news bulletins for Glasgow & West Central Scotland, Edinburgh, the Lothians & Fife and the STV North region. Separate late bulletins for the three regions also air after ITV News at Ten on Friday nights. The programme is broadcast from studio 1 at STV's Glasgow studios, shared with the West edition of STV News at Six.
- "Scotland Tonight: STV launches new nightly news and current affairs programme". stv.tv. 25 August 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-25.
- "Welcome to Scotland Tonight: STV launches new current affairs programme". stv.tv. 19 October 2011. Retrieved 2011-10-19.
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