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Canal 5 (stylized known as 5*) is a Mexican television network operated and owned by TelevisaUnivision. The channel was founded by Guillermo Gonzalez Camarena on 10 May 1952, and began broadcasting on 18 of August across the country. Its callsign derived from the founder's initial surnames. In the digital TV signals, all stations of Mexico has been assigned as Channel 5, except XETV in Tijuana–San Diego.

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The channel's first logo was a callsign as Song Vendor font, and the word "Canal 5" was a Gillies Gothic font.


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Designer:  Gonzalez Camarena
Typography:  Unknown
Launched:  Unknown

The logo was designed by Gonzalez Camarena, described as a red circle with the Aztec design. Inspired by 5 peso bill, its design is looking like a studio building, and two lower circles connecting with the upper circle. All white shapes are shared in half with blue, except the two trapeziums.


For a decade, the logo was described as number 5 with the typography as the identification logo on Poster font by Extratype (with a Didot typeface), with its callsign of the foot of the number, and the word "CANAL" was on the head of 5.


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Then it changes with circles forming the sea inside the number.


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Later, the logo left the number simple as a solid texture. Also used by HRTG-TV in Honduras.

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When Televisa was founded on January 8, 1973, The logo was located inside the sun of the owner's logo as its sister channels did.



The "Groovy 5" logo used by XHGC-TV from 1980 to 1989, the same logo when was introduced by Saint Paul, Minnesota ABC affiliate KSTP-TV in 1969 (when it was still affiliated with NBC). The silhouette of the "5" is similar to the current logo of Canal 5 in Honduras. While XHGC-TV stopped using the logo in 1989 and KSTP-TV also stopped using it in 1991.


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Adopt the name of "La Huella". The logo is a golden lion's footprint, as it was symbolized by its official mascot, a purple cat called "GC" for children's programming. From that year, the channel was identified by its acronym until 1991.


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On June 6, 1988, adopted the motto "Energía Visual", adopting an aesthetic that allowed to change the Logo in each promotional. The design of Colors and of different forms invaded the channel.


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In 1990 it adopted the slogan "La Señal", identifying the channel with the acronym "XHGC" with the colors yellow, green, blue and red.


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On November 4, 1991, the channel adopted the following as a logo: a simple 5 silver color, placed in the center of an orange circle, within it were five interwoven orange metallic circles that turned in the shape of an atom. This logo was as official but some promotional and curtains continued using it until 1995. It initially adopts the slogan "En tus cinco sentidos", although it also dealt with "En tu mismo canal", which was the most durable in the channel until 1997.


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The logo was adopted on January 7, 1993 had the following characteristics: The Logo is circular with the number "5" in silver with a background that changed color constantly surrounded by a golden circle. In addition, that the self-promotional addressed various topics as in a commercial. The motto of "En tus cinco sentidos" remained.


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By September 5, 1994, the logo changes that are similar to the previous one, to which three antennas are added on the outside of the circle, and two sectors connecting the two; although one of the sectors is transferred from one antenna to another.


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The logo was a redesign of the one adopted since 1994, in which irregular shapes would be used, only with a ring. And since January 7, 1996, an asterisk that began with eight points has been adapted.

Canal 5

As XHGC-TV was expanding nationwide when it first signed on its first provincial repeater, Televisa needed a more stable change for its two nationwide networks. In 1997, the station became known simply as Canal 5.


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The channel had 2 similar logos that began to be used on September 15, 1997. The main one was number "5" located at the center of an asterisk (*) with the Round lines, inside a hoop; in black and white.

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The other that is derived from it, used in the channel's promotionals; It is the same asterisk, but in gray-white 3D that moved in circles of an irregular shape, with the digit "5" in black. And the capsule "Fabulojos 3D".


From 1999, Canal 5 adopts the logo that identified it for 13 years, from which different variants were based on until its discontinuation.


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Later, the white ring became thicker as a minor change.


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In 2007, the logo became a red circle, and the asterisk was pink.


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On January 7, 2013, the logo consisted of a five in stylized form (similar to that of 1997), accompanied by an asterisk placed on the right side of the number made in an irregular shape.


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In August of 2013, the image was changed to a five formed by a white origami ribbon, accompanied by an asterisk, accompanied by the typographic font "ITC Avant Grade".


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On January 6, 2014, the logo was introduced consisting simply of a pentagon of colors (with a two-tone variant of the Mexican pink color as the main one), with a large number 5 peeking out from the pentagon.

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On July 14, 2014, the channel adopts a new logo permanently after about 15 years: it is formed by a number 5 formed by a pair of lines and an asterisk in the center curve. It looks like a digit five away.


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The asterisk color was resized changed to lime.