This was the original prelaunch logo for the channel under its tentative name, Sun TV News Channel; the logo was used during the network's licensing campaign.
Sun News began broadcasting on April 18, 2011 at 4:30 p.m. ET, the channel was originally slated to debut on January 1, 2011, however the date pushed back due to several start-up and staffing issues. The channel shut down on February 13, 2015 at 5:00 a.m. ET after it was unable to find a new owner.