MCA Studios

1st Logo

Nickname: "Blinking Negatives"

Logo: Same as the 1961 Revue logo, but the negatives reads as "mca studios".

filmed at
mca studios

MCA-TV EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTOR

FX/SFX: The negatives blinking.

Music/Sounds: Same as the 1962 Revue Studios logo. When time compressed, it's sped-up.

Availability: Seen on programs during this era.

Scare Factor
: Depends on how you feel about the Revue Studios theme.





2nd Logo

Nickname: "Zooming Globe"

Logo: Same as the 1964 Universal Television logo, but the logo reads: "FILMED AT MCA STUDIOS".

FILMED AT

MCA
STUDIOS

MCA-TV EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTOR


FX/SFX: The globe zooming and the text fading in.

Music/Sounds: Same as above.

Availability: Seen on programs during this era.

Scare Factor: Same as above.



3rd Logo

Logo: Same as the 1969 Universal Television logo, but instead of "UNIVERSAL STUDIOS", it now reads as "MCA STUDIOS".

FILMED IN UNIVERSAL CITY, CALIF., AT

MCA
STUDIOS

MCA-TV EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTOR

Variants:
  • For co-produced programs, the text "IN ASSOCIATION WITH UNIVERSAL TELEVISION" or "IN ASSOCIATION WITH MCA TELEVISION" appears in first.
  • Was later referred to as "FROM UNIVERSAL CITY, CALIFORNIA" above the "MCA STUDIOS" text.

FX/SFX
: Same as the 1969 and 1970 Uni TV logos.

Music/Sounds: See above.

Availability: Seen on programs during this era.

Scare Factor: Based on how you feel about the Revue/Universal logo theme.



4th Logo

Logo: Same as above, but only a static image of the Universal globe is used. The next reads as:

FROM UNIVERSAL CITY, CALIFORNIA

MCA
STUDIOS

MCA-TV EXCLUSIVE DISTRIBUTOR

Variants:
  • The text "AND" and "IN ASSOCIATION WITH" is replaced by the main version.
  • The text "UNIVERSAL CITY, CALIF" is seen below "MCA STUDIOS".

FX/SFX: Same as the 1971, 1972, and 1973 Universal Television logo themes.

Music/Sounds: The text fading in.

Availability: Seen on programs during this era.

Scare Factor: Based on how you feel about the Revue/Universal logo theme.



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