Circus King Productions

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum


This is the vanity card of Louis C.K., the star of Lucky Louie and Louie. Later, he had another vanity plate known as Pig Newton.

1st Logo (June 11, 2006-January 13, 2007)

Visuals: On a black background, there is a white circle containing a drawing of a king with his arms stretched out. "Circus King" and "Productions" are shown above and below the logo, respectively, curving around the king.

Technique: A still, digital graphic.

Audio: The ending theme of the show.

Availability: It was only seen on the short-lived Lucky Louie and Louis C.K.: Shameless.

2nd Logo (December 18, 2021-)

Visuals: The first element to appear is Louis C.K. dressed in king clothing within a circular mask, alongside slow rotating, triangle shaped bursts around the circle and "ARS LARDUM" arced below it. More of the logo is revealed through an iris effect, which unveils three more burst patterns rotating in opposite directions and pattern, alongside "CIRUS KING" with each word on one side of the screen, horizontally distorted towards the center of the screen.

Technique: Live-action and 2D computer animation.

Audio: None.

Availability: The logo is seen on Louis C.K. Sorry and Fourth of July.

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