Special World Television

1st Logo (1965-1969) Logo: On a black background, we see the words "Special World Television" zoom up from the screen along with a disc symbol. 

FX/SFX/Cheesy Factor: All 2D graphics.

Music/Sounds: A 8-note horn fanfare.

Availability: Extinct.

Scare Factor: None.

2nd Logo (1969-1985)

Nicknames: "The Filmreel"

Logo: On a blue BG, we see the filmreel zooming from the center. Then, it turns into a globe and the words "SPECIAL WORLD TELEVISION" zooming up.

FX/SFX/Cheesy Factor: All 2D animation. 

Music/Sounds: Same as the 1st logo, except the pitch is lower.

Availability: Rare.

Scare Factor: None, same as the 1st logo.

3rd Logo (1985-December 31, 1992)

Nickname: "CGI Filmreel"

Logo: Same as before, only redone in CGI and the letters in a Handel Gothic font in CGI form.

FX/SFX: CGI animation. 

Music/Sounds: A 3-note fanfare with 8 synthesized notes, the last note being longer.

Availability: Extinct.

Scare Factor: Minimal; this is a good logo.

4th Logo (1989-December 31, 1992)

Nickname: "ITV Generic"

See ITV for description.

5th Logo (January 1, 1993-1994)  Nickname: "The New CGI Globe" 

Logo: On a black background, a globe zooms up and rotates at the same time. The words "SPECIAL WORLD TELEVISION" in an Arial Narrow font fades in below.

FX/SFX: CGI animation.

Music/Sounds: Same as the 2003 C2 Pictures logo.

Availability: Extinct.

Scare Factor: None.

6th Logo (1994-1997)   Logo: We see a victory. Then it pans up and various backgrounds fades into space and a CGI globe appears. The words "special world television" in a bold Arial font appears below. Variants: The ident featured several backgrounds on a victory scene during its run:*1994-1995: a cloudy background.

  • 1995-1996: a black-blue gradient background.
  • 1996-1997: a space background.

FX/SFX: The panning up.

Music/Sounds:*1994-1995: Same as logo 5.

  • 1995-1996: A softer rearrangement of logo 5's music.
  • 1996-1997: A 13-note majestic fanfare.

Availability: Extinct.

Scare Factor: None.

7th Logo (1997-1999)   Logo: On a green background, we see a water ripples into a CGI globe on a space background. The words "Special World Television" appearing letter-by-letter. The web address, "", appears below.  FX/SFX: CGI animation.

Music/Sounds: A synthesized remixed version of the 1985-1989 Video Collection jingle.

Availability: Extinct.

Scare Factor: None.

8th Logo (1999-2002) Nickname: "TV From the Heart" 

See ITV for description.

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