National Educational Television

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"Educational Television and Radio Center" redirects here.

"NET" redirects here. For other uses, see NET (disambiguation).

Not to be confused with NET, or Nihon Educational Television; the former name for TV Asahi.


NET 1953 NET Circle 1952 logo NET Logo 1959 NET Logo 1962
1952–1959 1952-1959 1959–1962 1962–1970


NET 1953

Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) traces its origins to when the Educational Television and Radio Center (ETRC) was developed in 1952.


NET Logo 1959

In 1959, Educational Television and Radio Center (ETRC) was reincorporated as the National Educational Television and Radio Center. (NETRC)


NET Logo 1962

In 1962, the TV network of National Educational Television and Radio Center became simply referred to as National Educational Television (NET).

Short-lived interim network ID, as seen on NET Playhouse.


NET Logo 1962 (Color)

With the advent of color, NET updated its rooftop signature with tri-colored letters. N was colored into red, E into yellow, while T detaching with a shape of the roof on house with an antenna in blue.


Better NET

By 1973, NET was defunct, being absorbed by WNET.

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