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retrorussell
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« on: May 31, 2015, 06:43:25 PM »

Hey gang!
For those unversed with the technicalities of tv/cable programming lingo, promos indicated promotional material utilized by a tv/cable channel to drum up interest in that station's programs, with the plug for their channel being ever-present.  Bumpers were short segues to and from a show also courtesy of the channel.  Station IDs prominently showed the channel and served to show/remind you what channel you were watching.
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Promos:
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Bumper:
Good ol' Casey Kasem!
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Station ID:
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Or ratings bumpers or "coming next" clips for cable!
Have at it, tv/cable lovers!
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« Reply #1 on: May 31, 2015, 09:04:14 PM »

1988 - 1993? ABC - Saturday morning bumpers

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« Reply #2 on: June 01, 2015, 02:22:25 AM »

^The horse falling on the cowboy always cracked me up. :)
I rather liked the spacey/video gamey bumpers from the 80s for CBS cartoons.
Here's a couple; the latter was always just before the cartoon's end credits.
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« Reply #3 on: June 01, 2015, 06:08:58 AM »

The first thing that popped into my head was that peacock one you posted  TeddyR

Sci Fi used to have a bunch

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« Reply #4 on: June 01, 2015, 05:39:03 PM »

One of the many ABC promos set to the hit song "Still The One". (1977)
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And a "coming next" bumper from Showtime during their "Showtime Excitement" days, based on the Pointer Sisters song "I'm So Excited".
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« Reply #5 on: June 01, 2015, 06:41:20 PM »

Sci-Fi Channel 1990s

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« Reply #6 on: June 01, 2015, 07:25:48 PM »

USA Cartoon Express - 1991

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Does anyone remember this?...
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« Reply #7 on: June 01, 2015, 08:41:45 PM »

^Watched plenty of USA Cartoon Express at my mom's in Vancouver WA on the weekends in the mid 80s.  Cable TV and Aladdin's Castle arcade at the Vancouver Mall.. good times!

I liked the barbershop quartet/doo wop Nickelodeon bumpers.
Especially when they would lead into Dangermouse or You Can't Do That On Television. :)
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« Reply #8 on: June 02, 2015, 06:26:50 PM »

Miss these channels: Scream & Drive-In Classics

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« Reply #9 on: June 02, 2015, 09:25:39 PM »

HBO in space (this was the usually-seen version that was cut from the original), plus an R-rated bumper.  I loved these as a kid; I was gonna see blood and boobies!
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« Reply #10 on: June 02, 2015, 09:33:24 PM »

Showtime early 90s After Hours bumper:
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