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Background: Brad Grey Television (formerly known as "Brillstein-Grey Entertainment" and "Brillstein-Grey Communications", first known as "Brillstein-Grey Productions") is a talent managementfilm and television production company formed in 1986, founded by Brad Grey and Bernie Brillstein. It was based on the roots of The Brillstein Company. By the end of 90's, the television unit was renamed Brad Grey Television.


Brillstein-Grey Entertainment

1st Logo (1990-1992)

Logo: Against a black background, we see the letters "BGP" zooming out and panning over against the large gray diamond with a border outline. While the letters pan over, the dark curved rectangular shape with "BRILLSTEIN-GREY" in spaced-out letters and in curved text, appears zooming out from above and the light rectangular shape with "PRODUCTIONS" again in spaced-out letters, zooming out from below and making a stop in front of "BGP" forming the logo.

FX/SFX: The logo panning over.

Music/Sounds: A short piano entry.

Availability: Appears on the HBO Special episode Dennis Miller: Black & White.

Scare Factor: None.


2nd Logo (1992-1994)


Logo: Against a white background, the letters "BGE" fade in and split making three slashes "/" appear zooming in between each letter. At the same time, the words, "BRILLSTEIN-GREY ENTERTAINMENT" appears underneath. The copyright stamp appears underneath the logo.

Variant: On The Larry Sanders Show, the copyright stamp for Partners with Boundaries Productions appears underneath.

FX/SFX: The letters splitting.

Music/Sounds: None, or the ending theme of the show.

Availability: Appears on the first three seasons of The Larry Sanders Show. Also seen on Dennis Miller special episode made in 1994 and Life on Mars.

Scare Factor: None.


3rd Logo (1995-2002)


Logo: On a sea blue cloudy background, we see a stylized "BGE", made out of stone with the words "BRILLSTEIN-GREY ENTERTAINMENT" with it's glow behind it, under the logo. The logo is shining, (also tinted in cyan).

Variants:

  • On The Larry Sanders Show, the copyright notice for Partners with Boundaries Productions is shown under the logo.
  • There is a variant of the logo where the letters read "BGC" and the company reads "BRILLSTEIN-GREY COMMUNICATIONS" under the logo.
  • On a least one episode of Just Shoot Me!, the cloudy background on the "BGC" version is gray.
  • On early S4 episodes of The Steve Harvey Show and Just Shoot Me!, the "BGE" version of the logo is seen on the left along with the 1997 Universal Television logo inside a white outline box against a gray stone spotlight background.

FX/SFX: The cloudy moving background, and the logo shining. 

Music/Sounds: The end theme of a show, or none.

Availability: Common. The "BGE" version was seen on the last three seasons of The Larry Sanders Show, the second ABC season (1998-1999) episodes of Politically Incorrect, S3 and early S4 (with Universal logo) episodes of The Steve Harvey Show and Just Shoot Me! and the final seasons of NewsRadio and Mr. Show with Bob and David. The "BGC" version appears on the first two seasons of The Steve Harvey Show on Centric(due to the compressed credits), the first ABC season (1997-1998) episodes of Politically Incorrectthe first three seasons of Mr. Show with Bob and DavidJust Shoot Me! that last aired on TV Guide and the first four seasons of NewsRadio on Antenna TV. However, DVD releases of said shows have the logo intact.


Scare Factor: None to Minimal.

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Brad Grey Television

1st Logo (1999-January 2001)


Nicknames: "The B Coin" "The Blue B Coin" 

Logo: On a white background, we see a white coin with a "b" in it spinning around (like a coin does), while beside it with the words "BRAD GREY TELEVISION" and a byline "basic entertainment company" with a line between it. When the "b" coin stops spinning, it turns blue.

Variant: On S4 episodes of The Steve Harvey Show, and Just Shoot Me!, the logo is seen on the top along with the 1997 Universal Studios logo on the bottom.

FX/SFX: The coin spinning and turning blue when stopped.

Music/Sounds: None, or the end theme of a show.

Availability: Seen on the first season of The Sopranos on DVD. The Brad Grey/Universal combo can be seen on S4 episodes of The Steve Harvey Show, and Just Shoot Me!. Also seen on Politically Incorrect.

Scare Factor: None.


2nd Logo (2000-2001)


Logo: Against the blue background, we see the words fading in: 

BRAD GREYT E L E V I S I O N in a Avant Garde font and has an emboss effect.

Variant: On S5 episodes of The Steve Harvey Show, and Just Shoot Me!, like before, the logo is seen on the top along with the 1997 Universal Studios logo on the bottom. FX/SFX: The words fading in.

Music/SoundsNone, or the end theme of a show.

Availability: Seen on the second season of The Sopranos on DVD. The Brad Grey/Universal combo can be seen on S5 episodes of The Steve Harvey Show and Just Shoot Me!. Also seen on episodes of Politically Incorrect from January-September 2001.

Scare Factor: None.


3rd Logo (2001-)

Logo: On a black background we see the words fading in: 

BRAD GREYT E L E V I S I O N in white in a same font as before. Two white lines appears to the left and right to form a one big fat line. 

Variants:

  • There is one version of the logo where the text is blue and the background is white.
  • On later S5 and final season episodes of The Steve Harvey Show, and Just Shoot Me!, the white background variant is seen on the top along with with the 1997 Universal Studios logo on the bottom.
  • There is a variant where "PICTURES" replaces "TELEVISION". It is currently unknown what shows used that variant.

FX/SFX: The words fading in, lines moving and forming.

Music/Sounds: None, or the end theme of a show.

Availability: Common. Seen on The Sopranos, and also seen on Real Time with Bill Maher on HBO. The version the white background can be seen on the final season of Politically Incorrect. The Brad Grey/Universal combo can be seen on later S5 and final season episodes of The Steve Harvey Show and Just Shoot Me! is about on 20 Mentino WGBH Television.

Scare Factor: None.

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