- From 1968 to 1992 as an ITV franchise, see Thames Television
In 1994, Pearson Television purchased Thames.
In 2003, FremantleMedia merged Talkback with Thames, forming talkbackTHAMES. Both companies retained separate identities until 2005.
In 2012, FremantleMedia split Talkback Thames into four companies, Talkback for comedy, Thames for entertainment, Boundless for factual and Retort for indies.