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Throughout within the United States, there are many member networks under the Public Broadcasting Service with their own logos.


CPB/"Viewers Like You" Bumpers

All of the following were seen on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, but not on the DVDs nor on Amazon Prime Video:

Episodes 1461–1515 (1979-1983)
Public Television Stations (1979-1983) The Sears-Roebuck Foundation (1979-1983)
Episodes 1516–1585 (1983-1988)
Public Television Stations (1983-1988) The Sears-Roebuck Foundation (1983-1988)
Episodes 1586–1615 (1988-1989)
Public Television Stations (1988-1990) The Sears-Roebuck Foundation (1988-1989) The Sears-Roebuck Foundation (1989-1990)
In 1989, starting with Episode 1606, the text "(funded by Sears|Allstate|Dean Witter|Coldwell Banker)" was added to the Sears-Roebuck Foundation bumper. It remained on the show until 1992.
Episodes 1616–1665 (1990-1993)
Public Television Stations (1990-1993) Corporation for Public Broadcasting (1991-1993) The Sears-Roebuck Foundation (1990-1992)
Episodes 1666–1750 (1993-1999)
Public Television Stations (1993-1999) Corporation for Public Broadcasting (1993-1999)
Like all other PBS shows, the byline "A private corporation funded by the American people" was added to the CPB bumper since July 1993.
Episodes 1751–1765 (2000-2001)
Public Television Stations (2000-2001) Corporation for Public Broadcasting (2000-2001)

On all other shows, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting logo and "Viewers Like You" text have changed over the years.

September 5, 1983 – March 22, 1984
Corporation for Public Broadcasting (1983-1984) Public Television Stations (1983-1984)
March 23, 1984 – August 30, 1985
Corporation for Public Broadcasting (1984-1985) Public Television Stations (1984-1985)
September 2, 1985 – December 11, 1987
Corporation for Public Broadcasting (1985-1987) Public Television Stations (1985-1987)
December 14, 1987 – July 31, 1989
Corporation for Public Broadcasting (1987-1989) Public Television Stations (1987-1989)
August 1, 1989 – June 30, 1991
Corporation for Public Broadcasting (1989-1991) Viewers Like You (1989-1991)
July 1, 1991 – June 30, 1993
Corporation for Public Broadcasting (1991) Viewers Like You (1991-1993)
July 1, 1993 – November 25, 1999

Corporation for Public Broadcasting (1993) Viewers Like You (1993-1999)

Arthur had custom variants of these bumpers since its premiere in October 1996. However, if any Season 1 animatics from late 1995/early 1996 ever existed, they would most likely have the regular variant.

November 26, 1999 – April 4, 2001
Corporation for Public Broadcasting (1999-2001) Viewers Like You (1999-2001)
April 5, 2001 – 2010
Corporation for Public Broadcasting (2001-2010) Viewers Like You (2001-2010)

Connecticut Public Television

1988-1990

Connecticut Public Television (1987)

Tough find, but it might appear on Time Life Video releases of Nature and Great Performances, all of which they have the 1984 PBS ident.

1990-1993

Connecticut Public Television (1991)

Pretty rare, only used for 2 years. All 1992 tapes of Barney & Friends will still have this logo, including Barney's Birthday and all the TimeLife VHS prints.

1993-2004

Connecticut Public Television (1993)

Way more common than the previous logo, it can be found on Barney & Friends episodes from Seasons 3 through 8, as well as episodes of Scientific American Frontiers from Seasons 4-14. Reruns of Barney & Friends from Seasons 1-3 also used this logo since 1997.

2004-2009

Connecticut Public Television (2004)

This logo was only on two seasons of PBS Kids' version of Thomas & Friends (Seasons 8 and 9). As of Season 10, Thirteen/WNET co-distributed Thomas & Friends alongside HiT Entertainment. However, it can still be seen on current programming distributed by Connecticut Public Television.

WGBH, Boston

1971-1977

This logo first appeared on ZOOM. Very early episodes of NOVA had a black and white version of it, in 1974. It is currently extinct on television, so the only way to find it is by VHS. It could've, however, appeared on Mister Rogers' Neighborhood if that show had been a production of WGBH Boston.

1977-1993

It has the same music as the 1972 logo, and is probably the scariest logo made by PBS. Starting in 1986, a shorter version was seen on PBS shows.

1993-present

The logo is restored, and the word "BOSTON" appears under the "WGBH" neon logo, instead of the flash clearing out to reveal "Boston Presents".

Many shows had this logo, such as Masterpiece Theatre, ZOOM, NOVA, Frontline, Arthur, Between the Lions, FETCH! with Ruff Ruffman, Curious George, and Martha Speaks. But as of 2009, children's shows now use the "WGBH Kids" logo.

WNET, New York

1982-1987

Tough find, but it might appear on Time Life Video releases of Nature and Great Performances, all of which they have the 1984 PBS ident.

1987-1992

Another tough find, but a bit easier than the ident above. It can always be found on early 90's VHS prints of Nature, and on Seasons 1 and 2 of Shining Time Station.

1992-1999

Still a tough find, but is much easier to find on 90's prints of Nature and Charlie Rose. The third season of Shining Time Station also had this logo.

1999-2006

Much easier to find than the previous logos, still retained on reruns of Cyberchase, and on 1999-2006 episodes of Charlie Rose and Nature (on DVD, that is).

2006-2009

Pretty easy to find, especially on reruns of late 2000s programming distributed by Thirteen/WNET, as well as on Nature DVDs.

2009-present

New episodes of Nature as well as other programs from Thirteen/WNET will always have this logo.

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