This page only shows primary logo variants.
For other related logos and images, see:
/News

Contents

1948–1955 1951 1955–1963 1963–1987 1987–1996 1996–1998
1948–1955 1951 1955–1963 1963–1987 1987–1996 1996–1998
 
1998–2000 2000–2003 2003–2004 2004–2007 2007–2011 2011–present
1998–2000 2000–2003 2003–2004 2004–2007 2007–2011 2011–present

1948–1955

WBZ-TV first signed on the air on June 9, 1948, as the only television station that was built and signed on by the Westinghouse Broadcasting Company, and as a primary NBC affiliate, which its radio station of the same name was also long associated with the Red Network.

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1951

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1955–1963

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1963–1996, 2018

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The logo design, especially the font (called "Westinghouse" or "Anklepants" (due to a similar typeface) by some people), was originally introduced when then-owner Westinghouse Broadcasting (Group W) introduced its design language in 1963. In 2018, this iconic "4" was revived to celebrate its 70th anniversary.

1963–1987

1987–1996

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The "4" became italicized in 1987. Then-sister station KDKA-TV would later follow suit in 1991.

On January 2, 1995, in a group deal with then-owner Westinghouse, WBZ-TV switched affiliations with then-CBS affiliate WHDH-TV (channel 7). Westinghouse would later acquire CBS, making WBZ-TV a O&O.

1996–1998

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1998–2003

1998–2000

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2000–2003

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This logo was nicknamed the "Circle 4 Ranch".

2003–2004

2004–2007

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WBZ started to use the "CBS 4" brand in 2004, falling it in line with other CBS owned-and-operated stations at that time.

2007–2011

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The "CBS 4" name was abandoned in 2007 in favor of it's call letters. It similar to ITV1 logo which used 3 years earlier, but the color scheme slightly darker and the font is different. Their call letters and CBS logo are white

2011–present

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On December 12, 2011, WBZ adopted a new look and a new news set, at the same time switching to an amber-blue color scheme. This logo is formed from the combination of the "CBS 4" logo used from 2004–07 and the "WBZ" logo used from 2007-11.

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