Quincy Jones-David Salzman Entertainment

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Quincy Jones Entertainment

(September 10, 1990-September 27, 1993)

Nicknames: "Gray Statue", "Gray Alien", "The Dude"

Logo: On a space background, we see a rhinoceros gray statue of what appears to be an alien. Now to the animation: the camera pans backwards to see that the statue is in a picture frame, and "QUINCY JONES ENTERTAINMENT" (in blue) appears (the "Q" in a strange design), and zooms back to place itself under the picture frame and the statue. "in association with" (also in blue) appears below.

Trivia: The statue seen in this logo, which is that of a West African fertility god, first appeared on the cover of Quincy Jones' 1981 album The Dude (still in print on CD from A&M Records) The lettering seen here is adapted from the Quincy Jones Productions logo, which often appeared on his many musical productions (most notably on Michael Jackson's 1979-87 recordings and his own Qwest record label, whose logo was another adaptation of the QJP logo) starting in 1976.

FX/SFX: Top notch early 90's CGI, Produced at Synthespian Studios by Jeff Kleiser and Diana Walczak. This logo was created in Wavefront Advanced Visualizer on a Sillicon Graphics Personal Iris 4D/70.

Music/Sounds: The end of the show's closing theme. One episode of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air has a 3-note "outer space" tune.

Availability: Uncommon. Seen on The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air episodes from the era on HBO Max.

Editor's Note: None.

David Salzman Enterprises/Entertainment

(September 16, 1991-1994, 1997-May 21, 2003)

Nicknames: "Marble Wall", "Dark Marble", "Moving Bars and Text"

Logo: On a dark marble background, we two silver lines of text surrounded by three red lines: the top line, which reads "DAVID SALZMAN", slides in from the left, along with the red one on top. The bottom line of text reads "ENTERPRISES" and slides in from the right, along with the red line below. The red line in the center takes up the enter screen at first, and then shrinks to the size of the other two lines when those lines slide in. All three lines briefly turn the same silver color as the text, and then back to red.

Variant: A variant exists that replaces "ENTERPRISES" with "ENTERTAINMENT". This variant also has David Salzman's first and last name spaced out more than normal, this was used from 1991 until 1994.

FX/SFX: The top and bottom lines of text sliding in along with the top and bottom red lines, the center line shrinking, and the lines changing color from red to silver and back to red.

Music/Sounds: The end theme of The Jenny Jones Show until 1992 with a announcer saying "This is a David Salzman Production in association with Telepictures Productions, distributed by Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution". From 1992-1994 and Late 1997-2003, A sounder that is similar to that of the 1993 Telepictures Productions logo that precedes (starting in 1998) or follows this logo (From 1993-1994 and Late 1997-1998, though Dark Justice has the Lorimar Television logo following instead) or the day's musical performance may play over.

Availability: Extinct. It was seen on the syndicated television talk show The Jenny Jones Show, it was also seen on the CBS series Dark Justice from 1992-1993 which was last reran on TNT in the late 90's.

Editor's Note: None.

Quincy Jones-David Salzman Entertainment

1st Logo (October 4, 1993-1995)

Nicknames: "Marble Wall II", "Green Marble", "Moving Bars and Text II"

Logo: Over a green marble background, we see two bright green lines separating each other. Afterwards, the text "QUINCY JONES" come in from the left, "DAVID SALZMAN" coming in from the right, and "ENTERTAINMENT" come in from the bottom. When they stop, they shine.

Variant: On The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, "In Association With" appears below.

FX/SFX: The moving words, and the shining.

Music/Sounds: The end theme or sounds of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air, or the sounder from the 1992 David Salzman Entertainment logo on 1994-95 episodes of The Jenny Jones Show.

Availability: Rare. Seen on season 4 of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air on HBO Max, and on 1994-95 episodes of The Jenny Jones Show in syndication.

Editor's Note: None.

2nd Logo (September 19, 1994-May 16, 2009)

Nickname: "QDE"

Logo: On a white background, we see a backwards, tan "Q". It rotates to the right, revealing a brown "D", and a red circle with an "e" in it. When the logo is formed, the words "QUINCY JONES·DAVID SALZMAN ENTERTAINMENT" fade in below. Sometimes, "IN ASSOCIATION WITH" appears below afterwards.

FX/SFX: The rotation.

Music/Sounds: A whoosh sound, followed by a ding (on MADtv, it would sometimes have a quote from the episode over the whoosh and ding). A different sounder was used on the 1995-Late 1997 episodes of The Jenny Jones Show. Sometimes, the end theme finishes over it or generic music on NBC until 1996.

Availability: The version with the music appeared on MADtv, which can be seen on CWseed.com. It also appeared with the end-title theme of The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air on HBO Max, and was originally seen on talk shows produced by this company. The version without "IN ASSOCIATION WITH" was seen on the Time-Life Video release of History of Rock n' Roll: Volume One and 1995-Late 1997 episodes of The Jenny Jones Show in syndication. Also appeared on the NBC/UPN sitcom In the House as well, considering that both this show and Fresh Prince were produced by the duo.

Editor's Note: None.

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