XEQCanal 9 (stylized known as NU9VE) is a Mexican television network operated and owned by Televisa. The channel was founded by Guillermo Salas Peyró in 1967, and began broadcasting on 25 of January 1969 as XHTM-TV. Then in 1985, the signal changed to channel 9 as XEQ-TV to began eventually in 1990 as a television network.
XHTM-TV (Canal 8)
Its first callsign derived from the original owner, Televisión Independiente de México (TIM) before merged in 1973.
The first logo consisted as a old TV screen with the number 8 inside of a circle.
By 1970 logo, it was a TV screen shape in halves: one for the number of the channel, and one for the television owner.
Two years later, Within two blunt diamonds in black and white were the number 8 and several figures forming the acronym TIM.
Next year, the logo of the channel innovated as the simple number. It was the number «8» where the circular and quadratic forms stood out, this emblem had no changes, but the most significant was the one that had the March 9, 1983, when it became the first private television station in Mexico to broadcast cultural and educational content.
And when Telesistema Mexicano and Televisión Independiente de México merged to form Televisa on 8 of January 1973, the 1972 logo was placed inside the sun of the company's logo, as itssisterchannels did.
XEQ-TV (Canal 9)
On May 5, 1985, after the entry of Imevision's Canal 7 into national coverage, Channel 8 was relocated to 9, and adopts the XEQ-TV callsign, which until then was a repeater in Altzomoni, State of Mexico, of the Canal 2, maintaining the cultural profile with different slogans.
The first logo as XEQ signal was a number 9 inside of the rounded square, and the new callsign was placed under the square.
Its final logo as a TV Station was a black background with a Humanist 777 Std Bold by Adrian Frutiger for the white callsign letters, the number 9 was in the top reflected in a white gradient, and the white slogan text was on Futura font.
On November 19, 1990, Canal 9 began as a Mexican national channel, retaking its commercial profile. The logo was a crimson red Adver slogan and a orange callsign texts from Eras font. The number 9 was in the bottom-left of the slogan and the callsign.
On November 4, 1991, the logo underwent a general modification, changing to a stylized 9 (similar to that of 1990, the last emblem as a cultural channel but with an opening), which appeared three-dimensional in blue on a water background with the distinctive XEQ represented in white.
By 7 of January 1993, the logo was a square with number 9 as Courier font, and the word "CANAL" in Futura font. Although the rectangle transfer in a inverted color to the square, leaving only the letter C.
By September 5, 1994, the same number 9 with the red circle, appeared in front of one violet and two circular bands in green and blue, and respectively at the end of these, two dot circles in orange and purple.
In August 1995, this channel was known for its call sign: XEQ, with the letters XEQ as an emblem in an irregular design, in the colors blue, yellow and red, with the text "Televisión" below, in a typography similar to a quadratic form.
On January 7, 1996, still being identified as XEQ, its logo consisted of the indicative of the main station in the Helvetic typographic family, behind three squares in blue tones; the letters were white and had a black shadow.
More than a year and a half after being identified as XEQ, on January 7, 1997, the identification of Channel 9 was resumed, and its logo was the digit "9" in Futura font, divided into three colors: at the top , red, and down the yellow and orange colors. It remained on the air for three years being the most successful stage of the channel, which was accompanied by various bumpers in which it appeared (in most of that period) as an image the Mexican singer Ana Bárbara.
The logo released on January 10, 2000 kept the circular shapes, but having the digit 9 surrounded by a blue circle outlined in black, although in the identifications and promotional ones it appeared with other colors. This logo was similar to Channel 9 (New York) that was retaken in 2005 by Valencia Radio and Television to identify Canal Nou.
On May 20, 2001, Canal 9 changes the name as Galavision, not to be confused as the Univisión's sister channel. Changing its logo, consisting of 9 lunettes of different colors that formed a square. The colors, with respect to the quadratic order were: pink, turquoise, yellow, green, orange, red, purple, blue and light blue.
At the beginning of 2003, the second Galavision logo maintained the structure of the windows, but with a different perspective, and the order of the windows that makes it look like a 90º angle (covering a structure of 45º to 135º) formed by lunettes of different sizes. The formation can be seen from the larger window: the green one, diagonally upwards, the colors pink and yellow are seen, diagonally downwards, the purple and blue colors are visible, the red window is located in the center; starting from this, the turquoise and orange windows are seen diagonally, and at the center of them, one in light blue color.
Twelve years after the name of Galavision, the channel changed its name "Gala TV" to avoid confusions. The logo is a hybrid design between the letter "G" and a digit nine, stylized in shades of red, pink, orange, yellow, green and blue, colors with which their programming bars will be identified respectively: soap operas, entertainment, cinema, sports and news; while the name "GalaTV" appears in white on a black shadow.
On July 9, 2018, Televisa Networks TV station Gala TV was renamed to Nu9ve, the television network for Televisa. The logo consists of the word «NUEVE», harmonized as «NU9VE» in black, but the letters are usually attached to each other, except for the N, and instead of the letter E, the number 9 appears. The logo on the screen is white with transparency and a reflected shadow.