Regency Television

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Credits
Logo descriptions by
V of Doom, nickelodeon95, Shadeed A. Kelly and Operaghost


Logo captures by
Eric S., V of Doom and Operaghost


Editions by
Eric S., V of Doom, and Shadeed A. Kelly


Background

Regency Television was a television production company established in 1998 as a joint-venture between Regency Enterprises and Fox Television Studios. In 2007, Regency Television shut down all production and closed its business after nearly ten years of operations. On January 17, 2011, New Regency announced to re-launch its television division after 20th Century Fox announced to extend its distribution deal with New Regency until 2022. Regency first went into television production with the short-lived 1994 animated series Free Willy in association with Warner Bros. Television and Nelvana.

1st Logo (September 24, 1994-February 25, 1995)

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Nickname: "The Stylized R"

Logo: Just a white still version of the movie logo on a black background.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the show.

Availability: Rare. It was only seen on the short-lived animated series Free Willy.

Editor's Note: None.


2nd Logo (October 6, 1999-April 14, 2008)

Nicknames: "The Stylized R II", "Regency on TV"

Logo: We see a shortened variant of the movie logo, but the word "TELEVISION" is placed under the word "REGENCY". Underneath is the byline "A FOX TELEVISION STUDIOS/NEW REGENCY COMPANY".

Variants:

  • On some shows starting in 2000, the logo would appear bylineless.
  • On How to Marry A Billionaire: A Christmas Tale and Dodson's Journey, the logo is animated differently.
  • There is also a slightly extended variant of the logo, which begins with the R glowing and the words turning toward. Appears either with or without the byline.
  • On the short-lived series UC: Undercover, the logo is seen on the left with the NBC Studios logo on the right.

FX/SFX: Just the shining wipe animation. For the extended version, the R glowing, and the words turning toward.

Music/Sounds: The final flourishing note of the Regency movie logo fanfare.

Music/Sounds Variants:

  • On How to Marry A Billionaire: A Christmas Tale and Dodson's Journey, the first 2 notes from the movie fanfare are used.
  • On season 1 of the short-lived series Living With Fran, a small part of the second half of the movie fanfare is used.

Availability: Common. Seen on shows from the company during the period, such as Roswell, Malcolm in the Middle, New Amsterdam (unrelated to the current NBC series of the same name) and The Bernie Mac Show. Also seen on the TV movies How to Marry A Billionaire: A Christmas Tale, Dodson's Journey and The Hunt For the Unicorn Killer. It can be also seen on the FX miniseries Thief.

Editor's Note: None.