Buena Vista Productions

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Background

Buena Vista Productions was the former production arm of Walt Disney Television International. Another company with the same name was the in-house television development, production and programming unit within ABC Daytime; that incarnation is now known as ABC Media Productions.

1st Logo (1990s-Early 2000s)

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Nicknames: "(Classic) Disney Castle", "Abstract Castle", "Blue BG & Rainbow Castle","Multicolored Kingdom", "Disney Castle", "Rainbow Disney Castle"

Logo: It's basically the same as the 1985 Walt Disney Television and Buena Vista Television logos, except the text below reads "Buena Vista Productions". The "Productions" text fades in a few seconds after the logo starts.

Variants:

  • A still variant exists. This was spotted on the UK version of the 1992 TV special The Grand Opening of Euro Disney.
  • On the American airing of the said special, it crossfades to a rare version of the Buena Vista International logo.
  • On Stick with Me, Kid, another version of the still variant adds "Ltd." next to it. After a few seconds, it incorporates a computer-generated turn-around that changes to the Buena Vista International logo.
  • On the Russian version of The Disney Afternoon (known as Club Disney), the text is bolder and "Productions" doesn't fade in after the logo starts, it cross fades to the Buena Vista International logo.

FX/SFX: Same as the 1985 Walt Disney Television logo.

Music/Sounds: Either one of the two Walt Disney Television logo themes from 1985 and/or the closing theme/sounds of the show, or none.

Music/Sounds Variants: On '90s episodes of the Australian version of Saturday Disney, the closing theme plays along with the bells. There was also an announcement that said "Saturday Disney is produced in conjunction with Buena Vista Productions for the Seven Network."

Availability: Only appeared on several in-house Disney productions produced outside the United States.

Editor's Note: None.


2nd Logo (2007-2009)

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Nicknames: "The Comets", "The Buena Vista Comets", "Still Comets"

Logo: It's basically a still version of the 2005 Buena Vista Television logo, but with a light blue background and the name is replaced by "Buena Vista Productions".

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: It's just the end theme to the show.

Availability: Extremely rare. It's only known to appear on Stringers LA.

Editor's Note: None.

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