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1961-1970 1969-1970 1970-1973 1973-1999 1999-2000 2000-2005
1961-1970 1969-1970 1970-1973 1973-1999 1999-2000 2000-2005
2002-2005 2005-2010 2010 2010-2018 2018-present  
2002-2005 2005-2010 2010 2010-2018 2018-present

Canal 13 (commonly shortened as el 13) is a Chilean free-to-air television channel, the second oldest of the country, first broadcasting in channel 2 until 1961, when it moved to the channel 13. It was created and fully owned by Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile (UC) until 2010, when Grupo Luksic (through Inversiones TV Medios Ltda.) acquired 67% of the property, and then in 2017 bought the remaining from UC.

Canal 2 de la Corporación de Televisión de la Universidad Católica de Chile

1959-1961

During its first years (when the channel was in experimental broadcasting), the channel didn't have a proper logo. It was just referred as Canal 2 instead, and adopted a logo two years later when it moved to the channel 13.

Canal 13 de la Corporación de Televisión de la Universidad Católica de Chile

1961-1970

Canal 13 (Chile 1961).svg

The first official logo of the station consisted of a large-shaped 13 with "TV" under the number, each one inside blue rectangles (the color was present in ads and stationery,[1] since it broadcasted in black and white at the time). Since then, the name Canal 13 became a common nickname for the channel.

1969-1970

Canal 13 (Chile 1969).svg

Its second logo introduced in mid-1969, consisted of the black number "13" above the outlined letters "tv", in which the white letters are joined. It didn't last long this logo, although the previous one was still in use.

Universidad Católica de Chile Televisión

1970-1973

Tetera de Canal 13 (Chile 1970).svg
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Helvetica

Handel Gothic

Also known as:  La Tetera (The Teapot)

For 29 years,[2] the logo had a thin curve with a T that reaches the V, and the center of number 13 (for 7 frequencies) in a typeface similar to Handel Gothic, it was introduced for the first time in March 1970. Ten months later, the phase "UNIVERSIDAD CATÓLICA DE CHILE" was ommited, leaving a simplified logo. People commonly give this logo the nickname La Tetera because of the shape that this one takes.

1973-1999

Universidad Católica de Chile TV (1979-A).svg
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Handel Gothic
Also known as:  La Tetera (The Teapot)

In 1973, the 13 is replaced officially by the letters UC, in reference to Universidad Católica de Chile. This is because other channels which weren't channel 13 such as in Channel 5 from Concepción and San Fernando began broadcasting, and each of the frequencies from Chilean cities put its own number instead of "UC" by its respective channel. When Color TV arrived to Chile in 1978, a variation was added where the logo was filled with test pattern-like color bars. This logo was used until 1999 with the following variations.

Canal 13

1999-2000

Canal 13 (Chile 1999).svg
Designer:  McCann Erickson
Árbol Color
Jorge Armstrong
Typography:  Unknown

Under the new management of Rodrigo Jordán a new logo was launched in June 18, 1999 and the commercial name of the network was change to Canal 13. We would see a blue circle with the number 13 and a black sphere with the initials UC. Sometimes it would be accompanied by the word CANAL.

2000-2002

Canal 13 (Chile 2000).svg
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Unknown

On June 1, 2000, it still got its elements with the previous logo (specifically the number 13 and the initials UC) switching places.

Although the channel was still referred as Canal 13, administration problems led to the usage of different names for intros and outros:

  • Corporación de Televisión de la Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile, Canal 13: The full name of the channel, main name used in 2000.
  • Canal 13 de la Universidad Católica de Chile: a slightly abridged version of the full name, introduced in 2002.
  • Universidad Católica de Chile Televisión, Canal 13: a mixture between the old name and the newest introduced officially on 1999.

Although in October 2002 was introduced a tweaked version, this logo was continued on use for other purposes, relegated to be a secondary logo.

2002-2005

Canal 13 (Chile 2002-I).svg
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Unknown

A revised design of the previous logo on October 20, 2002, with thicker lines which was introduced, and the sphere as the word "CANAL" matched the color of the rest of the symbol; commonly nicknamed as El Logo Virtual due to the graphics it used. Moreover, the name Canal 13 was put back in use for every purpose. However, the previous logo was still used in tandem with this one.

2005-2010

Canal 13 2005.svg
Designer:  Steinbranding
Typography:  Gill Sans MT

On June 11, 2005 and within Teletrece the logo is changed to an orange one. Made by Argentine studio Steinbranding, its composed of the initials of the Catholic University (UC), and inside the C, 13 is incorporated, both in Gill Sans MT typefaces and above it, a white arch. From this logo onward, orange was installed as the official corporate color of the network.

This logo was used until January 10, 2010.

2010

Canal 13 2010.svg
Designer:  Dittborn y Unzueta
Typography:  Custom ("13")
ITC Avant Garde ("UC")

On January 10, 2010, the corporate change of the channel and its associated media was made, consisting of a circle cut by a rounded and thick arch, where the number 13 in Custom typography is highlighted, while below Acronym UC in Avant Garde Bold typography in smaller letters. This logo was designed by Chilean agency Dittborn & Unzueta, and it was used until October 31, 2010.

2010-2018

Canal 13 2010 2.svg
Designer:  Dittborn y Unzueta
Typography:  Custom

After the purchase of 67% of the shares of the channel to Andrónico Luksic (Today 100%), the acronym UC was scrapped in November 1, 2010. [3] [4]

2018-present

Canal 13 2018.svg
Designer:  Feels
Typography:  Unknown

In use since March 23, 2018. This is the new logo and the first ever after the UC's era. The main elements of the previous logo (the 13, now in a different type, and the arc) now are orange, and the circle was removed. This logo was designed by Chilean agency Feels.[5] New graphics and slogan arrived in March 2020, alongside the expansion of the channel.

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