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Allwhit, Inc.

Background: Allwhit, Inc. was the production company of the One Day at a Time creators Allan Manings and Whitney Blake (hence the name of the company), a husband-and-wife duo who collaborated with Norman Lear on some of his other shows such as Good Times among series. The name "Allwhit, Inc." was paired up with the "T.A.T. Communications Co." text until the fall of 1982 when Norman Lear and Jerry Perenchio purchased Avco Embassy Pictures Corporation and reincorporating it as "Embassy Television" on January 6, 1982. As a result, Allwhit Inc. became the sole co-producer with Embassy Television of One Day at a Time and this continued that way until that series was canceled in 1984.

(December 16, 1975-May 28, 1984)

<img align="bottom" alt="T.A.T. Communications/Allwhit, Inc.: One Day at a Time (December 1975 Pilot Episode)" height="150" src="http://image.wikifoundry.com/image/1/o-7SQ-UBACeG0AqaETdXWw116832/GW200H150" title="T.A.T. Communications/Allwhit, Inc.: One Day at a Time (December 1975 Pilot Episode)" width="200"/><img align="bottom" alt="T.A.T. Communications/Allwhit, Inc.: One Day at a Time (Early 1976)" height="150" src="http://image.wikifoundry.com/image/1/OKNr5akMBAeuxnSC7hoExQ50347/GW200H150" title="T.A.T. Communications/Allwhit, Inc.: One Day at a Time (Early 1976)" width="200"/><img align="bottom" alt="TAT/AW-ODAAT: 1977" height="150" src="http://image.wikifoundry.com/image/1/VtWWYWw90sIiv1w7nHbiIA47842/GW200H150" title="TAT/AW-ODAAT: 1977" width="200"/><img align="bottom" alt="TAT/AW-One Day At a Time-Early 80s" height="150" src="http://image.wikifoundry.com/image/1/Z-i2AOeOPFH1LYabQqTaJA34608/GW200H150" title="TAT/AW-One Day At a Time-Early 80s" width="200"/>
<img align="bottom" alt="TAT/AW-ODAAT: 1981" height="150" src="http://image.wikifoundry.com/image/1/oZsn0Q17QRIQqZpBHBMzxA49307/GW200H150" title="TAT/AW-ODAAT: 1981" width="200"/><img align="bottom" alt="Allwhit, Inc. (1982)" height="150" src="http://image.wikifoundry.com/image/1/-dsVVtjBIYwRrHBwtlYhew43680/GW200H150" title="Allwhit, Inc. (1982)" width="200"/><img align="bottom" alt="Allwhit, Inc. (1983)" height="150" src="http://image.wikifoundry.com/image/1/eEwwyIJHPm8zac3WIdxoHA86499/GW200H150" title="Allwhit, Inc. (1983)" width="200"/>

Logo: Just an in-credit text saying "A Production of Allwhit, Inc.". The words "A production of" was in smaller letters, while the name Allwhit, Inc. was in much larger letters. Underneath all of this is the word "and," in a medium font:

A production of
Allwhit, Inc.

This was followed by an Embassy Television logo, either the in-credit logo on S8 episodes or the stand-alone Embassy Television logo itself on the final season.

  • On pre-1982 episodes of the show, the text "Allwhit, Inc." is seen below the "T.A.T." text.
  • On early S8-S9 episodes of the show, the text "A Production of Allwhit, Inc." with the word "and" below appear in a smaller font.

FX/SFX: The scrolling of the company name.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of One Day at a Time.

Availability: Rare. Seen on One Day at a Time.

Editor's Note: None.

Base Productions

(September 30, 2007-October 20, 2009)

Logo: On a black background, we see:
<img align="right" alt="Base Productions" height="195" src="http://image.wikifoundry.com/image/1/vKdjGF2LohxycBi38oQglg19485/GW260H195" title="Base Productions" width="260"/>


To the left of the words, we see a white square with an arrow in it, possibly supposed to resemble a "play" button, with a s
mall line under it.

FX/SFX: None.

Music/Sounds: A sound bite from Rampage Jackson's howl.

Availability: It was seen on Sport Science on FSN.

Editor's Note: None.

Bright Kauffman Crane Productions

Background: Bright Kauffman Crane Productions is the production company of Kevin S. Bright, an executive producer of Friends, as well as Marta Kauffman and David Crane, executive producers and creators of the show.

(September 24, 1993-May 6, 2004; 2015- )

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Logo: On a white background, we see the words:

Below that is a red oval with the word "productions" in it. "IN ASSOCIATION WITH" in the signature Friends font, is below all that.

FX/SFX: None.

Variant: This logo was revived and enhanced for HD in 2015 for HD prints of Friends.

: The closing theme of the show or a generic NBC theme and sometimes a voiceover.

Availability: Common. Seen on all episodes of Friends. It was also seen on Veronica's Closet and the short lived TV show Family Album. As of 2015, it is currently used on remastered HD prints of Friends. However, strangely, the original version was left intact on the Netflix print of the Friends episode "The One With Rachel's Sister". There, this logo's original variant was left intact, but that episode's Warner Bros. Television logo was plastered with the 2003 one.

Editor's Note: None.

By the Lake Productions

(July 23, 2000-February 5, 2006)
Nicknames: "Rest and Relaxation", "Quiet, Clara!"

: On a sunset backdrop, we see a lake, with a girl and a dog sitting on a pier. There is also some trees slightly moving in the background. The text "BY THE LAKE" appears in a very large. wavy font and "PRODUCTIONS" in the same font rises up from the lake.

FX/SFX: The trees moving and text appearing.

Music/Sounds: A dog barking twice, followed by the owner saying "Quiet, Clara."

Music/Sounds Variant: On season 6 episodes of Strong Medicine, the owner says "Good girl, Clara".

Availability: Only seen on Strong Medicine.

Editor's Note: None.

Five and Dime Productions

Background: This is a production company owned by Kevin Murphy who was responsible for the short-lived cheerleader comedy/drama Hellcats and one of Syfy's prime programs Defiance.

(September 8, 2010-December 11, 2014)

<img align="right" alt="Five & Dime Productions" height="196" src="http://image.wikifoundry.com/image/3/324b7434ccb09bac3b7dd27395ed912f/GW360H196" title="Five & Dime Productions" width="360"/>
Logo: We see a sunset under a cloudless, clear sky in the background which we see a silhouette of a metallic sign and a hotel due to the shading and lighting during the time of day. The upper portion of the sign has the 5 cent sign, a dash, and a 10 cent sign all horizontally and the lower portion would have a conjoined arrow shaped sign that would feature the production company's name "Five & Dime Productions" all in neon lighting and in periwinkle both the upper and lower lettering of the sign.

FX/SFX: The lights and circuitry of the bottom portion of the metallic sign going trying to go out until the very end when the lights stay on as it's supposed to represent that of an old hotel or diner which would use these vintage signs out in the back roads or middle of nowhere.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the show.

Availability: First appeared on the Hellcats pilot episode "A World Full of Strangers". Can also be seen on the first two seasons of Defiance.

Editor's Note: None.

Fuji Television Network

(1993- )

<img align="bottom" alt="Fuji Television Network (1990's)" height="170" src="http://image.wikifoundry.com/image/1/-Lxhof4wLqbh2Wa5hUQpMQ27340/GW217H170" title="Fuji Television Network (1990's)" width="217"/><img align="bottom" alt="Various Television Logos - CLG Wiki" height="170" src="http://image.wikifoundry.com/image/1/VcdrDr2zFbCnNHqyzP6IOg11267/GW204H170" title="Various Television Logos - CLG Wiki" width="204"/>
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Nicknames: "The Eye", "FCI"

: A silver shape flies backwards and in a turning motion. It is revealed to be an abstract drawing of a eye with three eyelashes and a round pupil that stops in the middle of the black screen and "twinkles". As the small flash from the "twinkle" shrinks away, the screen turns white and the eye changes color as well (the pupil turns red, and the rest black). Above and below the eye, blocks of "static" turn into words in blue-colored letters. Above it is "FUJI TELEVISION NETWORK, INC." Below th

On later seasons on Iron Chef, this logo's text differs a bit from above. The animation is still the same, but only "FUJI TELEVISION NETWORK, INC." fades in below.

: The eye logo turning, the screen changing colors, and the words appearing.

: A dreamy chiming sound. Ends with a synthesized ring.

Availability: Uncommon. Was seen at the end of Iron Chef (the original series, not Iron Chef USA) when they last aired on the Food Network and the Cooking Channel. The Iron Chef variant can also be seen on Japanese airings of Thomas & Friends.

Editor's Note
: None.


JM Production Company

(December 27, 1982-September 1985)

Nicknames: "JM in the City", "JM City"

Logo: We see the letters "JM", in pink, and in a stylized font. The letters are also designed to be reminiscent of San Francisco: In the letter "J" are some
building shapes, and in the letter "M", there is an outline of the Golden Gate Bridge.
<a class="external" href="http://www.sk-gaming.com/video/9555-StarcadeTV" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img align="right" alt="JM" height="174" src="http://image.wikifoundry.com/image/1/E2mWCfvtvuaxXSax1v3PCg15299/GW231H174" title="JM" width="231"/></a>

FX/SFX: The logo flipping and spinning.

Music/Sounds: The outro of Starcade, with announcer Kevin McMahon saying, "This is Kevin McMahon speaking. Starcade is a JM Production.".

Only appeared on the video arcade game shows Starcade (1982-1984) and The Video Game (1984-1985). Episodes of the former available for viewing at the Starcade official website.

Editor's Note
: None.

Michael Mann Productions

(September 16, 1984-January 25, 1990)
<img align="bottom" alt="Michael Mann Productions" height="186" src="http://image.wikifoundry.com/image/1/bnYEpBpxULPHrK4pd2BxJA32096/GW249H186" title="Michael Mann Productions" width="249"/><img align="bottom" alt="Michael Mann Co., Inc., in-credit card from Miami Vice in 1984" height="185" src="http://image.wikifoundry.com/image/3/63c3af2d91c0e17e1da3fe0a6c0f6aa1/GW247H185" title="Michael Mann Co., Inc., in-credit card from Miami Vice in 1984" width="247"/>
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Nickname: "Flashing Shapes"

Logo: On a black background, we see the text "MICHAEL MANN" in an odd, stylized font, with "a" and "production" above and below it in a smaller, less stylized font. Behind it, two screens both with odd neon-colored shapes on them flash multiple times. The first shows a fence-looking door with a blue squiggle to the right, and the second shows a row of lines arranged like a rectangle and a weird "splotch" thing. They eventually stop flashing, landing on the second screen.

  • On early episodes of Miami Vice, the animation is different and even uglier, with the whole logo looking like it was filmed on a camcorder.
  • On the second episode of Miami Vice, there is an in-credit card for "The Michael Mann Co., Inc."; such is depicted above.

FX/SFX: The flashing, which is actually in sync with the last notes of the Miami Vice theme.

Music/Sounds: The closing theme of the show.

Availability: Seen on Miami Vice and Crime Story.

Editor's Note: None.

Peter M. Cohen Productions


Logo: On a white background with the tops of wooden chairs marbled in, we see a black pencil rolling in to the front. When it stops, we see "Peter M. Cohen Productions", in white, printed on the pencil.
<a class="external" href="http://www.joost.com/0849g6a/t/Hell-Date-Vol-1-Sweet-or-Spicy" rel="nofollow" target="_blank"><img align="right" alt="Peter M. Cohen Productions (2007)" height="154" src="http://image.wikifoundry.com/image/1/xQShXAAr_WNI7f9I5Qv4xQ50583/GW262H154" title="Peter M. Cohen Productions (2007)" width="262"/></a>

FX/SFX: The pencil rolling in.

Music/Sounds: The sound of the pencil rolling, and after the pencil stops rolling, we hear 3 dog barks.

Availability: The only show that this logo can be seen is on the BET reality series Hell Date.

Editor's Note: None.


The Samuels Film Co.

(October 1, 1987-November 30, 1993)
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: "Sliding Name"

Logo: On a gradient from black to blue background, we see the green Garamond text "The Samuels Film Co." sliding in from the right of the screen to the center. Then, a line fades in under the name.

The sliding in of the lettering.

Music/Sounds: The ending theme of the TV movie.

Availability: Rare. It appeared on TV movies produced by the company.

Editor's Note: None.

Watercourse Road Productions

Background: Watercourse Road was a television production company owned by the Parents' Television Council.

(April 1998-????)

<img align="bottom" alt="Watercourse Road Productions (Late '90s- )" height="174" src="http://image.wikifoundry.com/image/1/TkIJYgmUaA6-Jg5-8QDoJA9545/GW231H174" title="Watercourse Road Productions (Late '90s- )" width="231"/><embed height="174" src="http://wikifoundrytools.com/wiki/closinglogos/page/Various+Television+Logos/widget/unknown/-1841771306" type="application/x-shockwave-flash" width="207" wmode="transparent"/>

Logo: On a watery gray background, the "undulating" words "WATERCOURSE" and "ROAD", in a tall dark green font, zoom out and fade in one after the other. Then, "Productions", in a strange black script font similar to that used in the Renaissance Pictures logo, fades in below. A lens flare shines on the words.

FX/SFX: The watery background, the words appearing and undulating, and the lens flare.

Music/Sounds: A gentle piano/woodwind tune that may also play over the Litton Syndications logo that sometimes follows Critter Gitters.

Availability: Uncommon. Only seen on Critter Gitters, which was also available for viewing on the show's website before it shut down.

Editor's Note: None.