Production Logos?

I’m not entirely sure what they’e called, but it’s the little doodahs that run at the end of television shows. Like this one, from Stephen J. Cannell Productions.

Or the Donald P. Belisarius Productions one:

I was always a fan of Mary Tyler Moore Productions’ choice:

Perhaps we became more aware of them in the mid-90s? This being the famous one:

They even started to reference themselves within their own shows:

Some didn’t take themselves too seriously:

While some even reference classic movies:

I’m sure they all have a story of their own – like Mutant Enemy being a last minute self-made one by Joss Whedon, or Ten Thirteen being Chris Carter’s birthday.

Still dunno what they’re called though.

Buy My Books
  • Proctology: A Bottom Examination
    Proctology: A Bottom Examination

    For a long time now I’ve been wanting to write an old-fashioned programme guide. One you can hold in your hand and thumb through, make notes on, spill coffee on. So I did. Proctology: A Bottom Examination is my deep dive into Bottom, the hit BBC Two sitcom starring Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson. That’s…

Most Read
  • Re-Casting Keanu
    Re-Casting Keanu

    Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him eight years older than Clive Dunn was when he was first cast in Dad’s Army. But don’t panic, Clive Dunn was always playing much older characters than his own age. Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him seven years older than Stephanie Cole was when she was first…

From The Archive

Sign up for my FREE newsletter