The Radio-Keith-Orpheum Network, normally known as RKO Network, or simply RKO, is an American commercial broadcasting television network. Created in 1939 as part of RKO Radio Pictures, it is currently owned by RKO Corporation and is part of RKO Entertainment and Zabrus Global Media.


RKO Network logo 1930


RKO Network 1955


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Since September 1972, RKO Network has been using its lion mascot Loeki de Leeuw in animated bumpers to signal the start and end of its commercial breaks. The Loeki de Leeuw bumpers also appear during commercial breaks.


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RKO Network 1981

This logo was designed by Saul Bass.


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RKO Network 1997


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RKO Corporation

Predecessor: RKO Holdings, LLC

Split from: CPN Holdings

RKO Entertainment:
RKO-Ryman Ventures Nashville (50%) | RKO Alternative Entertainment | RKO Pictures (Others) | RKO-Pathé Films | Embassy Pictures (Others | Embassy Interactive | Embassy Television)

RKO Network (HD | 3D | +1):
RKO Daytime (block) | RKO Two | RKO Latino | RKO Sports | UPN (50%) | Rhodium
RKO News: MSNRKO | CRKO | RKO Hispanic News | BBC RKO News (50%) | RTS NewsChannel1 | RKO News Radio | TodayRKO (50%)
RKO Kids: RKO Jr. | RKO Teen | KidShow! (50%) | RKO Kids Classics
Television stations: Zabrus Global Media
International television: RKO Canada
Studios: RKO Studios

Digital media: | VideoFun | RKO Games (RKO Mobile | Volatile Games | RKO Sports Games | RKO Origin Box)
Past consoles: RKO SuperColor | RKO Game Track | RKO Spirit | RKO Worm | RKO Game Track Color | RKO LineVision | RKO Hot Line | RKO 2X | RKO Tape | RKO Tape 2 | RKO Tape 3 | RKO 1550 | RKO Bound

RKO Television Studios (Flat House, Inc.) | RKO Television Distribution | RKO Home Entertainment | RKO International Television | RKO Television Group

1 Operated by Zabrus Global Media.
2 To be merged to RKO Entertainment.

RKO Corporation

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