Network 21

From the Audiovisual Identity Database, the motion graphics museum


Network 21 was a pirate television broadcast in London, England that operated from 1986 to 1987. It would only broadcast for around half an hour on Friday nights after ITV had signed off.

ID (1986)

Visuals: The word "NeTWork" on a blue rectangle above "21" on a grey square, like a calendar. The 21 flashes different colors (those being blue, red, pink, green or gray).


  • There is a variant which displays a grid of several identical logos, all in different colors (blue red and green.
  • The number may sometimes not flash.

Technique: None or simple computer animation.

Audio: None or the opening theme of a program.

Availability: This was shown at the start of each broadcast by the channel.

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