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1982–1988 1988–1995 1995–2001 2001–2016 2016–present
1982–1988 1988–1995 1995–2001 2001–2016 2016–present

Turner Network Television


TNT 1982

The Turner Network Television name originated in 1982 for a sports syndication service owned by Turner Broadcasting. The service was used for two exhibition games organized by the NFL Players Association during the NFL strike in 1982, as well as for the first Goodwill Games.


TNT logo original
Designer:  Unknown
Typography:  Futura
Launched:  October 3, 1988

The Turner Network Television cable network launched on October 3, 1988. Although it carried sports events like its predecessor, the network initially primarily focused on general entertainment, including classic and original made-for-cable films as well as classic Western, sitcom and drama series.



Designer:  R. Scott Miller
Mike Samuel
Typography:  Custom
Launched:  September 4, 1995

On September 4, 1995, TNT fully de-emphasized the "Turner Network Television" identity and began identifying itself strictly by its three-letter initialism. The introduction of this logo, a revision of the ovular logo introduced in 1991, coincided with the launch of World Championship Wrestling's newly-established flagship program WCW Monday Nitro.


TNT (2001)
Designer:  Trollbäck & Company
Typography:  Helvetica Neue Bold
Launched:  June 12, 2001

On June 12, 2001, TNT underwent an extensive rebrand, which saw the introduction of a new logo designed by Trollbäck & Company. This logo was coincidental with the purchase of the channel's parent company by America Online.


TNT 2016
Designer:  Kill 2 Birds
Typography:  Custom
Launched:  January 30, 2016

In January 2016, TNT began slowly phasing in a new logo on social media and in promos. The design is a heavily modified variant of the 2001 logo, featuring a filled circle and the lettering merged and zoomed in. It was officially introduced during the network's broadcast of the 22nd Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards on January 30.

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