The first Brazil and Latin America television stations, Rede Tupi de Televisão (from portuguese, Tupi Television Network) was founded in 1950 by Assis Chateaubriand and was defunct in 1980 by the brazilian dictatorship.
1950-1972The first logo, is an indian of the Tupiniquim tribe, the symbol who also coined the name "Tupi".
TV Tupi São Paulo
The second logo is used in a São Paulo property and television cameras. The symbol is in a reverted-looking television screen shape, a shield with the form of square & circle, and "CANAL 3" (Channel 3) inside.
It's the number 4 in a grey circle.
TV Tupi Rio de Janeiro
Rede Tupi started to broadcast in channel 6 on Rio, in 1951.
Rede Tupi de Televisão
This logo had a non-frequent use on-air, because of problems to innovate the brand. This represents a pinwheel, which can see geometric shapes at a time.
This logo is used because of problems trying to innovate the brand, often it inverted the colors to the red, green and blue order. So this is similar to the fourth logo.
The logo became a stylized T with RGB colors.
- For other related logos and images see: Rede Tupi/Other
1Currently owned by Grupo RBS.