Alabama Public Television

From Audiovisual Identity Database



1st Logo (1998-2005)

Logo: On the sunset clouds background with the clouds moving (reminiscent to 1997 GoodTimes Entertainment logo) we see a P-Head rotating. Then the APT logo appears and shines. Then "ALABAMA PUBLIC TELEVISION" appears.

Technique: The rotating.

Music/Sounds: A two note tune that starts with a 5 note piano tune at the beginning, then it's similar to the 1996 Tyne Tees Channel 3 North East theme at the end.

Availability: Seen at the end of documentaries at the period, followed by the 1998 PBS ident or the 1999 American Public Television logo.


2nd Logo (2005-June 2, 2009)

Logo: Over the the town square city footage (a la 1980s WQED logo), APT appears with the P-Head logo. Then "ALABAMA PUBLIC TELEVISION" appears. Then the URL fades in.

Technique: Live-action footage.

Music/Sounds: A 5 note piano tune then a 7 note rock-orchestral fanfare and an electric guitar hit at the end.

Availability: Seen at the end of documentaries at the period.


3rd Logo (June 2, 2009-June 1, 2011)

Logo: On a black background, we see "apt". Then the P-Head logo appears. Then "ALABAMA PUBLIC TELEVISION" zooms in below.

Technique: The zooming-in.

Music/Sounds: A 1 note orchestral fanfare. Otherwise the logo is silent.

Availability: Seen at the end of documentaries at the period.

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