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WW Update5,151 posts since 6 Feb 2007
Speaking of ZDF anniversaries, the channel's Mittagsmagazin ("midday magazine") celebrated its 30th anniversary a few days ago with a look back at its history:

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fox1420 posts since 2 Aug 2008
Yesterday, TeleMadrid revived the old 1989 intro for the 30th anniversary of their newscast TeleNoticias . And used some VR for the set, at least during the first minute.

For this occasion, the first newsreader of the TeleNoticias , Hilario Pino, was present. He works for Cuatro nowadays.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dplFzpaKOt0

And here is some 1989 footage from TeleNoticias , for the record.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qk8UxAyJ5HI

That looks freaking awesome! 80s scanlines, metallic elements - love it!
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WW Update5,151 posts since 6 Feb 2007
By the way, this is what WPVI's intros look like these days:



WPVI commissioned an updated version of the theme in 1996. It was recorded in London by members of the the London Philharmonic and London Symphony Orchestra, but public reaction back in Philadelphia was so negative that it was discarded after just a few days, when the old theme was brought back.

Here is that short-lived theme:

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bilky asko5,796 posts since 9 Sep 2006
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By the way, this is what WPVI's intros look like these days:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bmJRPdd4-to

WPVI commissioned an updated version of the theme in 1996. It was recorded in London by members of the the London Philharmonic and London Symphony Orchestra, but public reaction back in Philadelphia was so negative that it was discarded after just a few days, when the old theme was brought back.

Here is that short-lived theme:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xvbj1webD1w


It's easy to see why - the punchiness of the original theme is lost with the reorchestration.
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