Channel 5 (UK)

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Background

Channel 5 is a privately-owned TV channel from the UK, being considered the fifth analogical channel created in the country. Through it's years had different owners; on 2002, was partially rebranded as Five once the RTL Group bought the channel; it's current company owner, ViacomCBS, bought the channel in 2014.

Channel 5 (1st Era)

1st Bumper (March 30, 1997-September 1999)

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Logo: The idents center around complex neon (and sometimes flashing) images with the Channel 5 logo, which was a circle containing the number "5". Not specific names were given, although can be still described.

Variant:

  • Christmas Idents:
    • Christmas 1997: TBA
    • Christmas 1998: TBA

FX/SFX: Likely a combination between live-action and computer animation.

Music/Sounds: Mostly varies between the idents.

Availability: Extinct.

Editor's Note: None.


2nd Bumper (September 1999-September 10, 2000)

Main Ident: Channel 5 (1999)

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Nickname: "Celebrities"

Logo: The screen moves on a white background composed by several metal pieces. A hole is seen on the left side, in which some green and yellow pieces containing the previous Channel 5 logo are displacing to shown another complete piece, while on the other side, below, are landing 5 colored lines (blue, orange, magenta, yellow, green) in sync with the music. Once all is centered, the screen blurs and the Channel 5 logo seen in the green piece pops-up.

Variants:

  • There was another ident in which the metal pieces from the background are replaced by filmstrips. Likely used before movies.
  • Most of the idents actually centered around different scenaries with the same logo appearing on a hole (for example, paper). In it are present different celebrities from the channel doing different things, before the logo pops-up.
  • Christmas Idents:
    • Christmas 1999: TBA

FX/SFX: CGI Animation. The celebrities idents featured live-action.

Music/Sounds: A calm 5-note synth tune.

Availability: Extinct.

Editor's Note: None.


3rd Bumper (September 11, 2000-March 4, 2002)

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Logo: On either a light background of green, blue, purple or orange, we can see one of the holes (of paper) seen in the previous ident. The Channel 5 logo just appear on it while several light rays are flying in the hole, while below are landing the same lines from the previous ident.

Variants:

  • Aside of the mentioned main colors, other idents featured different designs of the background.
  • Like the previous graphic package, some idents featured different celebrities of the channel doing something, before the Channel 5 itself shows up.
  • Christmas Idents:
    • Christmas 2000: TBA
    • Christmas 2001: TBA

FX/SFX: CGI Animation.

Music/Sounds: A simplified version of the previous tune.

Availability: Extinct.

Editor's Note: None.


4th Bumper (March 4-September 16, 2002)

Channel 5 (2002) Logo: TBA

FX/SFX: TBA

Music/Sounds: Another remix of the previous 2 tunes.

Availability: Extinct.

Editor's Note: None.


Five

1st Bumper (September 16, 2002-January 23, 2006)

Channel 5 (2002) Logo: The idents now center around different live-action footages of different scenaries or activities. Then, the Five logo appear on a side of the screen by a blur/move effect.

FX/SFX: Live-action, with the Five logo.

Music/Sounds: Depends of the variant.

Availability: Extinct.

Editor's Note: None.


2nd Bumper (January 23, 2006-2008)

Channel 5 (2007) Logo: TBA

FX/SFX: TBA

Music/Sounds: TBA

Availability: Extinct.

Editor's Note: None.


3rd Bumper (2008-2010)

Logo: On a brown background, in the middle of the screen is seen the new Five logo (a circle with the word "five" inside). Some blue/purple auroras appear around the circle.

Variant:

  • Another version of the main ident featured a more complete animation: TBA
  • There was a series of idents that featured a random live-action and animated scene. The Five logo appears at the beginning, animated as usual, and then fading.

FX/SFX: The auroras around the Five logo. The animated scenes in the variants.

Music/Sounds: TBA

Availability: Extinct.


4th Bumper (2010-2011)

Logo: On a dark green BG, on the right-up corner of the screen, appear several auroras moving in circles, until the same Five from before is revealed, although red, instead of white, and glossy. Some ripples appear from it, while the auroras still moves.

FX/SFX: Same as before.

Music/Sounds: TBA

Availability: Extinct.

Editor's Note: None.


Channel 5 (2nd Era)

1st Bumper (2011-2016)

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Logo: On what looks like the inside of a studio, can be spotted a screen, in which is shown the new Channel 5 logo (a red circle with the number "5") animated by a series of ripples, on a maroon background.

FX/SFX: TBA

Music/Sounds: TBA

Availability: Extinct.

Editor's Note: None.


2nd Bumper (2016-2020)

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Logo: The idents consists in different kind of live-action scenes. A person then looks at a group of 5 objects/people/animals (the Channel 5 logo is absent).

Variants: Some of these idents included:

  • Dogs: A man is driving on a truck through a dry landscape. Then looks at the mirror, revealing that he is also carrying 5 dogs.
  • Rainbows: A car is driven through a mountainous place. A kid is shown inside, which looks at the window. Is revealed that, far away, there's 5 rainbows.

FX/SFX: A combination of live-action scenes and CGI animation.

Music/Sounds: TBA

Availability: Extinct.

Editor's Note: None.


3rd Bumper (2020-)

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Logo: On a single colored background, we see different views of the pieces of the Channel 5 logo appear ascending and descending. Light appear from the gaps on the logo parts. Eventually, a centered and full view of the logo happens at the end.

Variants: The idents feature one of the following colors: Dark blue, dark green, pink, light blue, light green, orange and black.

FX/SFX: The pieces of the Channel 5 logo ascending and descending.

Music/Sounds: TBA

Availability: Brand new.

Editor's Note: None.

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