ABC Productions (Australia)

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ABC Productions is the production arm of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation.

1st Logo (1965-1974)

Logo: Over the last shot of the show on the bottom left corner of the screen, we see the print ABC Lissajous figure logo of the time.

Technique: None.

Music/Sounds: TBA.

Availability: TBA. It's seen on Adventure Island.

2nd Logo (1974-2001)

Logo: Over the last shot of the show, we see the print ABC logo of the time with "ABC-TV" above. A copyright notice is often shown below.

Variant: "ABC-TV" would be absent in later shows.

Technique: None.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the program.

Availability: Common in Australia. Seen on various Aussie programs like Bananas in Pyjamas and Playschool.

3rd Logo (2002-2018)

Logo: On a black background, we see the company name and the copyright year. A small silver ring fades in and twists itself into the ABC logo.


  • Starting in 2011, the text "ABC" fades in below after the animation, which is different.
  • In later years, the text was changed to "Produced in association with the Australian Broadcasting Corporation" set above the logo.
  • There is a still variant in which the text reads "ABC TELEVISION" instead of "ABC".

Technique: The twisting.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme.

Availability: Common during the 2000s and 2010s.

4th Logo (2018-)

Logo: On a black background, the 1970s Lisaajous curve appears with "ABC" below in the custom ABC Sans typeface.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme.

Availability: Current. Seen at the end of most ABC productions since 2018, one notable exception being Play School which just ends with a copyright notice.

5th Logo (2021?-)

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Logo: On a grey gradient, the 70s Lissajous curve draws in and the text "ABC ORIGINAL" appears below.

Technique: 2D Animation

Music/Sounds: The opening theme.

Availability: Current. Appears at the beginning of the revived Spicks and Specks.

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