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1981–1988 1988–1993 1993–1996 1996–1998 1998–1999 1999–2001
1981–1988 1988–1993 1993–1996 1996–1998 1998–1999 1999–2001
2001–2004 2004–2007 2007–2010 2010–2013 2013–2015 2015–present
2001–2004 2004–2007 2007–2010 2010–2013 2013–2015 2015–present

Electronic Program Guide

1981–1988

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In 1981, the United Video Satellite Group launched the Electronic Program Guide network. This logo looks very similar to the ESPN logo used since 1985, and the EPG wordmark is close (but not the same) as the 1988-96 Prevue Guide/Channel logos shown below.

Prevue Guide

1988–1993

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In 1988, EPG rebranded as the "Prevue Guide". The typeface used for the PREVUE part of this logo (and all subsequent logos up to and including the 1996 logo below) is Dodger.

Prevue Channel

1993–1996

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In late 1993, Prevue Guide changed its name slightly, to Prevue Channel; the CHANNEL part of the logo is set in a wide form of Futura Medium.

1996–1998

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In early 1996, the Prevue Eye logo is introduced.

Prevue

1998–1999

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In 1998, the text Prevue changed fonts to Univers, the Prevue Eye logo is redrawn in blue, and Prevue Channel was renamed simply to Prevue.

Designer:  3 Ring Circus
Typography:  Univers
Launched:  Unknown

TV Guide Channel

1999–2001

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Designer:  Pittard Sullivan
Typography:  Unknown
Launched:  February 1, 1999

On February 1, 1999, Prevue Channel was renamed "TV Guide Channel", after the then-parent of Prevue Networks, Inc., United Video Satellite Group, purchased TV Guide Magazine.

2001–2004

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In 2001, the "Channel" portion of the logo was enlarged.

2004–2007

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In 2004, TV Guide Channel made a minor update to the logo.

TV Guide Network

2007–2010

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On June 4, 2007, TV Guide Channel had its name changed, slightly, to "TV Guide Network".

2010–2013

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In late 2010, the TV Guide Network logo is in a three-dimensional appearance.

TVGN

2013–2015

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After CBS Corporation acquired 50% of the channel in March 2013, the TV Guide Network was renamed TVGN; its slogan was Hollywood Starts Here. The relaunch took place on April 14, 2013.

Pop

2015–present

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On September 18, 2014, it was announced that the channel will rebrand as Pop in early 2015 due to low ratings. The rebrand took place on January 14, 2015. The channel would shift toward programming about pop culture fandom and would carry 400 hours of original programming following the rebrand.


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