Logo of NBC

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The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) has used several corporate logos over the course of its history.wikipedia
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The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) has used several corporate logos over the course of its history.
NBC is sometimes referred to as the "Peacock Network", in reference to its stylized peacock logo, introduced in 1956 to promote the company's innovations in early color broadcasting.

Golf Channel

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As NBC acquired other television channels, the logo branding was adopted to other networks including: CNBC, NBCSN, MSNBC, Golf Channel, and NBC Sports Regional Networks.
The network also adopted an amended logo featuring the NBC peacock.

Laramie (TV series)

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In 1962, on Laramie, a new version of the Peacock opening logo was introduced in which the bird fanned its bright plumage against a kaleidoscopic color background (with the eleven melded feathers shrinking and separating into the peacock's form).
On January 2, 1962, a new version of the NBC peacock "living color" logo was introduced before the Laramie broadcast that evening.

John J. Graham

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According to the New York Times, 9-2-88, p. A3, John J. Graham and Herb Lubalin of Sudler & Hennessey designed a peacock for the NBC television network: an abstraction of an eleven-feathered peacock indicating richness in color.
John J. Graham (September 25, 1923–June 12, 1994) was an American graphic artist who designed and created both the NBC peacock logo (1956) and the NBC "snake" logo (1959).

Ben Grauer

According to Game Show Network executive David Schwartz, the first announcer who spoke those famous words behind the Peacock graphic logo was Ben Grauer, a familiar voice on NBC since 1930.
In 1954, NBC began broadcasting some of their shows in living color, and in 1957, the animated Peacock logo made its debut.

The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien

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The Peacock also made an appearance before the premiere of The Tonight Show with Conan O'Brien in 2009.
The show's opening began with a nod to The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, beginning with the classic "Laramie Peacock" logo used during the 1960s and 1970s, and the announcement that "the following program is brought to you in living color, on NBC", a slogan that would be readopted by NBC soon after.

Peafowl

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According to the New York Times, 9-2-88, p. A3, John J. Graham and Herb Lubalin of Sudler & Hennessey designed a peacock for the NBC television network: an abstraction of an eleven-feathered peacock indicating richness in color. Its most famous logo, the peacock, was first used in 1956 to highlight the network's color programming.
In 1956, John J. Graham created an abstraction of an 11-feathered peacock logo for American broadcaster NBC.

Vic Roby

It was revised further in April 1968; the music was slightly rearranged and the animation shortened by a few seconds, Another version, with Vic Roby announcing, "Now, a special program in living color on NBC", was unveiled for use on specials during this same period.
But his chief claim to fame was announcing on network promos, bumpers and program introductions, most notably a variation of the shortened 1968 version of the "Laramie Peacock" bumper on which he intoned, "Now, a special program in living color on NBC," which ran on television specials aired on the network through 1975.

Pittsburgh Dad

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The "Laramie Peacock" has also been used by local stations: the sequence was shown at the beginning of Pittsburgh Dad's Guide to Christmas, a special aired on Pittsburgh NBC affiliate WPXI on December 19, 2014.
The 1960s-era NBC "Laramie Peacock" made a cameo appearance at the beginning of the special.

WPXI

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The "Laramie Peacock" has also been used by local stations: the sequence was shown at the beginning of Pittsburgh Dad's Guide to Christmas, a special aired on Pittsburgh NBC affiliate WPXI on December 19, 2014.
WPXI previously used the NBC Peacock in its logo, which was copied by sister stations WTOV and WJAC and is still used by WTOV, but revamped its own look in October 2004.

Proud as a Peacock

On several occasions, the new Peacock was used independently of the "N", starting with the new "Proud as a Peacock" advertising campaign that reintroduced the Peacock; however, the "N" and the Peacock were usually combined together between 1979 and 1986.
The campaign featured a revised version of the famous NBC Peacock logo, billed as the "Proud N", along with a catchy high-energy jingle (written for NBC by Joey Levine from Crushing Enterprises) that promotes a network ready to shed its losing reputation and project an image of excitement in its programming.

Mel Brandt

The "Laramie Peacock", named for the series which introduced it, used the same "living color" tagline as the first peacock, but the accompanying music was a soft, woodwind-based number; Mel Brandt provided the voiceover.
His familiar voice was heard over the second animated version of the NBC Peacock from 1962–75, announcing that "the following program is brought to you in 'living color' on NBC."

NASCAR on NBC

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It was used to promote the network's coverage of the Bojangles' Southern 500 NASCAR Cup Series race held at Darlington Raceway near Florence, South Carolina for September 2015, where many racecars featured a throwback motif, owing to it being the first Cup race held at the circuit on Labor Day weekend since 2003 (which NBC also covered).
NBC's peacock logo bug turns green, yellow, red, or white when the respective racing flag is deployed.

NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration

On May 12, 1986, during the finale of the NBC 60th Anniversary Celebration TV special, past and present NBC stars stood on stage to introduce a new logo – a simplified peacock icon, ending the arranged "marriage" of "N" and Peacock (the "Proud N").
This marks the debut of the "current" NBC logo (as well as the NBC Productions logo with the current logo).

A Hard Day's Night (film)

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On October 24, 1967, NBC was the first American television network to air The Beatles' film A Hard Day's Night; but as it was filmed in black and white because color television was not fully implemented at that time in the band's home country, United Kingdom.

Logo

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The National Broadcasting Company (NBC) has used several corporate logos over the course of its history.

Radio network

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The first logo was used in 1926 when the radio network began operations.

Color

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Its most famous logo, the peacock, was first used in 1956 to highlight the network's color programming.

RCA

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The first logo incorporated design from parent company RCA, and was a unique logo not related to the NBC radio network.

Halloween

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Recent logos have been themed for different holidays during the year (such as Halloween, Valentine's Day and New Year's Day), in observance of its upcoming or ongoing broadcasts of the Olympics, as well as an American flag-themed logo in the wake of the events of Al Qaeda's terrorist attack on the United States on September 11, 2001.

Valentine's Day

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Recent logos have been themed for different holidays during the year (such as Halloween, Valentine's Day and New Year's Day), in observance of its upcoming or ongoing broadcasts of the Olympics, as well as an American flag-themed logo in the wake of the events of Al Qaeda's terrorist attack on the United States on September 11, 2001.

New Year's Day

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Recent logos have been themed for different holidays during the year (such as Halloween, Valentine's Day and New Year's Day), in observance of its upcoming or ongoing broadcasts of the Olympics, as well as an American flag-themed logo in the wake of the events of Al Qaeda's terrorist attack on the United States on September 11, 2001.

NBC Olympic broadcasts

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Recent logos have been themed for different holidays during the year (such as Halloween, Valentine's Day and New Year's Day), in observance of its upcoming or ongoing broadcasts of the Olympics, as well as an American flag-themed logo in the wake of the events of Al Qaeda's terrorist attack on the United States on September 11, 2001.

Al-Qaeda

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Recent logos have been themed for different holidays during the year (such as Halloween, Valentine's Day and New Year's Day), in observance of its upcoming or ongoing broadcasts of the Olympics, as well as an American flag-themed logo in the wake of the events of Al Qaeda's terrorist attack on the United States on September 11, 2001.