The Mark Gordon Company

From Audiovisual Identity Database

Credits
Descriptions by
MylesMoss1996

Captures by
TheArticleTransformer and TheRealMarcel2000

Background

The Mark Gordon Company, formerly known as The Meledandri/Gordon Company, is a American television and film production company founded by Mark Gordon and Chris Meledandri in 1987. In 1991, Meledandri exited the company and it was renamed to the current name. In 2015, Entertainment One bought 51% of the company and later bought the rest of it in August 2018. Gordon is now eOne's president.

1st Logo (September 7-October 12, 2003)

Logo: On a black background, we see a white rectangle with the words inside "THE MARK GORDON COMPANY" in blue.

Technique: None.

Music/Sounds: None, the generic theme on CBS, or the end theme of the movie.

Availability: Seen on Footsteps, the TV movie that was aired on CBS and And Starring Pancho Villa As Himself.

2nd Logo (September 13, 2004-January 19, 2020, January 14, 2022)

Logo: On a black background, we see the white, outlined rectangle with the words:

THE
MARK GORDON
COMPANY

Variants:

  • On The Messenger, the logo zooms a bit.
  • On The Details and the end of Source Code, we see the two white lines sliding from the left and the right to reveal the purple text "MARK GORDON", then the words "THE" and "COMPANY" appears fading on the top and bottom and the two lines drawn to form a rectangle and the text stops moving.
  • Starting in 2015, a byline saying "a Entertainment One Company" appears.
  • On Molly's Game, the two white lines from before reveals "MG" in purple with the words "THE on the top and "COMPANY on the bottom when the white lines form a square then afterwards the byline for Entertainment One appears on the bottom right of the logo and it zooms in a bit.

Technique: None.

Music/Sounds: None, the closing theme or the generic network theme.

Availability: Seen on Criminal Minds, Grey's Anatomy until season 14, its spin-off Private Practice, Army Wives, Ray Donovan, Quantico, the first two seasons of Designated Survivor, among others.

3rd Logo (December 20, 2006-April 6, 2007)

Nicknames: "The Square", "Animated Mark Gordon"

Logo: On a black background, we fade in to see the white words moving, placing their position:

THE
MARK GORDON
COMPANY

An red square blurs out to see it clear. Everything zooms out a bit slowly, then fades out.

Technique: The words, the square, and the zooming out.

Music/Sounds: None.

Availability: Seen only on The Painted Veil and The Hoax.

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