KVCR

From Audiovisual Identity Database

Credits
Captures by
Camenati

Video captures courtesy of
Smith's Nostalgic Foundry, Alden's Vintage PBS Archive, Broken Saw, The Jerry Logos Magical World Incorporation, and Marigold's Media Vault

Background

KVCR (also known as Empire Network and Empire PBS) is a PBS affiliate located in San Bernadino, California. Initially a radio station, it started TV broadcasting on September 11, 1962 and would become an affiliate of NPR in the spring of 1970. In 2017, the network was sometimes branded as Empire Network and two years later, the channel was renamed to Empire PBS.

1st (known) Logo (1987-????)

Logo: Over an image of a tree-filled setting below a pale sky, we see the words "KVCR-TV CHANNEL 24 SAN BERNADINO / RIVERSIDE,CA. INLAND PUBLIC TELEVISION", all aligned to the right near the bottom of the screen in different fonts, colors, and settings.

Variant: On the channel's 25th anniversary, an extra set of text was added before the network name, reading "Celebrating 25 years in" with the text in blue and "25" in white.

FX/SFX: Live-action.

Music/Sounds: A light, long soft-jazz ukulele jingle.

Availability: Extinct. Used as a Local ID.


2nd Logo (1995-Late 1990's)

Logo: TBA

FX/SFX: TBA

Music/Sounds: TBA

Availability: Extinct. Seen at the end of Table for Two.

3rd Logo (1999-2011)

Logo: TBA

FX/SFX: TBA

Music/Sounds: TBA

Availability: Extinct. Seen on Veterans Day in San Bernardino, CA.


4th Logo (2011-August 9, 2014)

Logo: TBA

FX/SFX: TBA

Music/Sounds: TBA

Availability: Can bee seen on seasons 4 and 5 of Wyland's Art Studio.

5th Logo (April 4, 2015-2017)

Logo: TBA

FX/SFX: TBA

Music/Sounds: TBA

Availability: Seen on programming from this time such as season 6 of Wyland's Art Studio.

6th Logo (2017-2019)

Logo: TBA

FX/SFX: TBA

Music/Sounds: TBA

Availability: Seen on season 24 of I Remember Television, which is available for viewing on their YouTube channel.

6th Logo (2019-present)

Logo: TBA

FX/SFX: TBA

Music/Sounds: TBA

Availability: Current. Seen on their newer programming such as ""Uncovered in the Archives" and "21st Century Dialogues".

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