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fanoftv8,151 posts since 4 Jan 2003
Central (West) Midlands Today
I remember that short song too! Didn’t the Riddlers feature in the verse too?

The jingle did change in September 1998 to the one used until summer 2003 (albeit with variations). That set of idents launched with the first episode of SM:TV Live at the end of August 1998 with the spiked logo.
Juicy Joe1,517 posts since 25 Dec 2001
Central (West) Midlands Today
Even though I preferred the 1989-1991 idents, I did like the 1991-1993 'Next', 'Later', 'Tomorrow' continuity jingles. You could tell Central was in control coming up with so many variations of these and music. Even though the sun and moon imagery took centre stage in these inter-programme jingles, they weren't used at all after 1993 even though they were still part of the main logo, which was a shame.
Mike W4,921 posts since 30 Apr 2006
London London
Even though I preferred the 1989-1991 idents, I did like the 1991-1993 'Next', 'Later', 'Tomorrow' continuity jingles. You could tell Central was in control coming up with so many variations of these and music. Even though the sun and moon imagery took centre stage in these inter-programme jingles, they weren't used at all after 1993 even though they were still part of the main logo, which was a shame.

Central did do presentation very well, and I wonder if that harks back to the ATV days. While some of the idents may not have aged that well, or at all - the cohesive yet different design of all the elements was a major plus.
CITV was no different, and having such a wide array of styles available all meeting a similar brief was Central's forte - wasn't one of their subsidaries a branding unit that made idents and graphics for indies and smaller ITV regions?
Oh it's such a perfect day, I'm glad I spent it with you...
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DJ Dave1,887 posts since 4 Jan 2003
Granada North West Today
Anyone remember the "Be Part of it" era in the early 00s? The idents were changed to basic ones of kids doing stuff and then it said "he's part of it" when they changed the studio to me all metal looking with neon lights, the idents didn't last long but I think the studio stayed the same until the awful white one with Andy.