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The Mutual Broadcasting System (MBS) is an American commercial television network owned by UBS Corp. The radio network launched on May 15, 1935. The television network launched on August 24, 1945.

1934-1937

Mutual 1934

1937-1939

Mutual 1937

1939-1944

Mutual 1939

1944-1949

Mutual 1944

1945-1949

MBS logo 1945
The first MBS logo was in the style of the 1944 radio logo. Until 1969, each subsequent logo was in the style of the radio network's logo.

1949-1954

MBS logo 1949

1954-1957

MBS logo 1954

1957-1960

MBS logo 1959

1960-1964

MBS Logo 1960

1964-1966

MBS logo 1964

1966-1969

MBS Logo 1966

1969-Present

MBS logo
This logo was designed by Landor Associates in 1969 and introduced on September 21 that year, in time for its 35th anniversary. The logo is an M closed by an extra line segment.

1969-1972, 1999-2016

MBS logo Helvetica
This logo was introduced along with the current symbol. The wordmark is in Helvetica. It was retired as part of the radio network's logo change. It was brought back after the radio network's closure in 1999. It was retired once again in 2017 as part of a rebrand.

1972-1982

MBS Logo 1972
As part of a logo change of the radio network, MBS switched its font to Horatio. Up until the radio network's closure in 1999, the font of the television network logo's wordmark depended on the logo of the radio network's logo.

1982-1985

MBS Logo 1982

1985-1999

MBS Logo 1985

2017-Present

MBS logo 2016
On November 23, 2017, a new logo was introduced along with new presentation, created by Troika Design Group. A bespoke font, Elson, was designed for MBS by Fontsmith. The wordmark changed from Helvetica to Elson.

See Also

MBS (United States)/Other

VTE MBS Corp
Film production

Mutual Pictures (Other) | Funhouse Movies (Other) | DLE Films (Other)


MBS Television Group
MBS Studios | MBS Television Distribution | Funhouse Productions | Funhouse Animation | DLE TV | Humor Originals | Sense Originals | Choice Productions


US broadcast networks
MBS | Imagen América1 (50%)


MBS Cable Entertainment
Choice (Current TV Channel) | Funhouse (United States) | Humor | Sense | MBS News Channel | MBS Sports Channel | Telema


International channels
Choice (International):
TBA

Humor (International):
TBA

Sense (International):
TBA

Funhouse (International):
North America: Mahri | El Kadsre | Canada | Piramca
Latin America: Uruguay
Asia: Pakistan | Middle East & Africa | Southeast Asia | Australia | India | the Philippines | Japan | Randomia | Turkey
Europe: Poland | Hungary | UK & Ireland | Norway | Germany | Italy | Spain | Benelux | Portugal | Greece | Romania & Moldova | France | Central & Eastern Europe | Russia & CIS

Channel Four Television Corporation:
Channel 4 | E4 | Film4 | 4seven | More4 | 4Music

Other: El Nueve


Notes
1Co-owned with Grupo Imagen.

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