Smoky Hills PBS

From Audiovisual Identity Database

Background

Smoky Hills PBS is a PBS affiliate located in Bunker Hill, Kansas.

Smoky Hills Public Television

1st Logo (1996?-2001)

Logo: We see the Smoky Hills Public Television logo at the time (a stylized sun with curve lines like hills and the text on its right) on a sunflower background. Then, "presents" appears below.

FX/SFX: The sunflower moving in the background, the presents text.

Music/Sounds: A synth-like tune with a piano note.

Availability: Rare.


2nd Logo (2001-2006)

Logo: We see a redesigned version of the previous logo on a moving blue background. Then, "PRESENTS" appears on the bottom.

FX/SFX: The moving blue background, the presents text.

Music/Sounds: Same as before.

Availability: Rare.


3rd Logo (2006-2010)

Logo: On a black background, we see a light that makes the crescent curve appearing. Then, the text and the line appear, along with the PBS "P-Head" symbol. The URL "smokyhillstv.org" fades in below

Variant: For the closing variant, the text "Produced by" was seen on the top.

FX/SFX: The animation

Music/Sounds: An orchestral drum ditty.

Availability: Seen on Audubon of Moths.


4th Logo (June 29, 2010-2019?)

Logo: On a white background, we see the Smoky Hills Public Television logo with a copyright date.

FX/SFX: None. It's an in-credit logo.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Common. Seen at the end of Real Ag

Smoky Hills PBS

(2019-)

Logo: On a blue background, we see the generic animation of the PBS current logo (in a similar fashion to the 1989 PBS "3D Glass" logo). Then, in the left, the Smoky Hills PBS is shown like this: The three mountains draw itself, then the sun rises from the mountains, and the "Smoky Hills" word in a jazzy font wipes in from the top to the bottom.

Variant: There is a version with a black background that appeared on Underwriting video which can be viewed on their YouTube Channel.

FX/SFX: Same as the generic 2019 PBS ident with the animation of the Smoky Hills PBS logo.

Music/Sounds: Same as the music in the generic 2019 PBS ident.

Music/Sound Variant: The short version uses Nature Walk jingle.

Availability: Current. Can be seen at their YouTube channel.

External Links

Official Website
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