BBC Worldwide

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Logo descriptions by LogosSuper142 and TPercival


Background

BBC Worldwide is the commercial arm of the BBC.

1st Logo (1996)

Logo: We see the CGI version of the 1988 BBC logo from the 1990-1997 BBC Video logo, except "WORLDWIDE" is seen underneath. "DISTRIBUTED THROUGH" is also seen above the logo.

FX/SFX: None, unless you count the logo fading in.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme from the closing credits.

Availability: Appears at the end of the 1996 TV movie of Doctor Who.

Editor's Note: TBA.


2nd Logo (2001-2002)

Logo: We see the BBC logo. "Worldwide" is to the right of it.

Variant: Sometimes, the logo is in-credit.

FX/SFX: None, unless you count the logo fading in.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the show.

Availability: Appears on several shows such 2001 revivals of Bill and Ben and Andy Pandy. Also seen on non-remastered prints of The Big Knights.

Editor's Note: TBA.


3rd Logo (2009-2018)

Logo: Same as the 2009 BBC Video/DVD logo, except that it is shorter, and sometimes a copyright notice appears below.

Variants:

  • "Worldwide Sales & Distibution" sometimes appears below the BBC logo.
  • Another version of the "WS&D" logo exists on non-Australian prints of early season 1 episodes of Bluey, (through episodes 1 to 26) in which the above text "PRODUCED IN ASSOCIATION WITH AND DISTRIBUTED BY BBC WORLDWIDE" and the below text "Bluey © 2018 Ludo Studio" fades in.
  • Sometimes, "Worldwide Channels" replaces "Worldwide Sales & Distribution".
  • Another version exists with the word “Worldwide” inside the rectangle. An in-credit variant of this also exists.

FX/SFX: Same as the 2009 BBC Video/DVD logo, except that it is shorter, and "Worldwide Sales & Distribution", "Worldwide Channels", or a copyright notice fading in on the variants. None on the in-credit version.

Music/Sounds: Same as the 2009 BBC Video/DVD logo, but shorter.

Music/Sounds Variant:

  • The ending theme can be played over the logo sometimes.
  • Sometimes on Bluey, the logo's music and the finishing of the episode's ending theme plays at the same time.

Availability: Seen on some shows from BBC Worldwide, such as Clangers. One of the shows with the in-credit logo is Hey Duggee. The "Worldwide Sales & Distribution" logo can be currently seen on Bluey.

Editor's Note: TBA.