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The United Paramount Network (UPN) was founded in 1995 as a joint venture between Chris-Craft Broadcasting, which operated the network, and Viacom, whose Paramount Television division supplied programming. Each company owned 50 percent apiece of UPN. In 2000, shortly after Viacom completed its merger with CBS, Viacom bought out Chris-Craft's remaining stake in the network. At the start of 2006, Viacom and CBS Corporation were split, with the latter gaining control of UPN. That same year CBS and Time Warner announced the merger of UPN and The WB to form The CW Television Network.

UPN

1995–2002

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1995–1998

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Originally, the logo was colored so that there was a yellow circle, a blue triangle, and a red square.

1998–2002

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In 1998, the logo went silver.

2002–2006

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Starting with this logo, the Paramount connections were de-emphasized and the network was exclusively and officially referred to as "UPN". This was the last UPN logo used before the network, as such, folded and was merged with The WB Network to form the present-day CW network.

Paramount Network

2000 (unused)

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Viacom, the new owners of the UPN, had plans to relaunch the United Paramount Network as simply the "Paramount Network" using a logo based on the Paramount Pictures logo which contained the triangle which had "P" for Paramount in the UPN logo, but those plans were abandoned after UPN affiliates complained it would've confused viewers and diminished viewership.

Other

  • For other related logos and images see: UPN/Other
Former UPN programming
Sitcom/Comedy:

Abby | All of Us1 | As If | The Bad Girl's Guide | Between Brothers | Clueless | Cuts | DiResta | Eve | Everybody Hates Chris1 | Family Rules | Girlfriends1 | Good News | Grown Ups | Guys Like Us | Half & Half | Head Over Heels | Hitz | Homeboys in Outer Space | The Hughleys | In the House | Love, Inc. | Malcolm & Eddie | Moesha | The Mullets | One on One | The Parkers | Pig Sty | Platypus Man | Power Play | The Random Years | Reunited | Rock Me Baby | Second Time Around | The Secret Diary of Desmond Pfeiffer | Shasta McNasty | Social Studies | Sparks | Sweet Valley High


Drama/Sci-fi: All Souls | The Beat | Buffy The Vampire Slayer | The Burning Zone | Deadly Games | Freedom | Haunted | Jake 2.0 | Kevin Hill | Legacy | Legend | Level 9 | Live Shot | The Love Boat: The Next Wave | Marker | Mercy Point | Nowhere Man | Platinum | Roswell | Secret Agent Man | The Sentinel | Seven Days | Sex, Love & Secrets | South Beach | Special Unit 2 | Star Trek: Enterprise | Star Trek: Voyager | The Strip | Swift Justice | The Twilight Zone | Veronica Mars1 | The Watcher


Games show/Reality: America's Greatest Pets | America's Next Top Model1 | Amish in the City | Britney & Kevin: Chaotic | Chains of Love | Get This Party Started | I Dare You!: The Ultimate Challenge | Iron Chef USA | Manhunt | R U the Girl? | The Road to Stardom with Missy Elliott | Under One Roof


Sports: WWE SmackDown1 | XFL


Cartoon/Animations: Bureau of Alien Detectors | Dilbert | Game Over | Gary & Mike | Home Movies | The Incredible Hulk | Jumanji | The Mouse & The Monster | Space Strikers


Former programming blocks:'
Disney's One Too | UPN Kids


1Moved to The CW Television Network for the 2006-07 television season.

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Broadcast networks:
CBS (HD) | The CW2 | Decades3

CBS Television Stations:
CBS affiliates: KCBS-TV | KCNC-TV | KDKA-TV | KOVR | KPIX-TV | KTVT | KYW-TV | WBBM-TV | WBZ-TV | WCBS-TV | WCCO-TV | WFOR-TV | WJZ-TV | WWJ-TV
CW affiliates: KBCW | KMAX-TV | KSTW | WKBD-TV | WPCW | WPSG | WTOG | WUPA
Independent stations: KCAL-TV | KTXA | WBXI-CA (weather) | WLNY-TV
MyNetworkTV affiliates: WBFS-TV | WSBK-TV


Showtime Networks:
Showtime (HD) | Showtime 2 | Showtime Beyond | Showtime Extreme | Showtime Family Zone | Showtime Next | Showcase | Showtime Women | The Movie Channel (HD) | The Movie Channel Xtra | Flix | Smithsonian Channel6


Cable channels
CBS Sports Network | Pop (50%)


CBS Radio:
AM Radio stations: KCBS | KDKA | KHTK | KIKK | KILT | KMOX | KNX | KFNQ | KRAK | KRLD | KXNT | KXST | KYW | KZDG | WAOK | WBBM | WBZ | WCBS | WCCO | WFAN | WINS | WJFK | WJZ | WPHT | WQAM | WSCR | WTIC | WWJ | WXYT
FM Radio stations:
KAMP-FM | KCBS-FM | KDKA-FM | KEZK-FM | KEZN | KFRC-FM | KFRG | KHMX | KILT-FM | KITS | KJAQ | KJKK | KKHH | KLLC | KLOL | KLUC-FM | KLUV | KMLE | KMNB | KMPS-FM | KMVK | KMVQ-FM | KMXB | KNCI | KOOL-FM | KRLD-FM | KROQ-FM | KRTH | KEGY | KSFM | KTWV | KVFG | KVIL | KXFG | KXQQ-FM | KXTE | KYKY | KYMX | KYXY | KZJK | KZOK-FM | KZON | KZZO | WBBM-FM | WBMP-FM | WBMX | WBZ-FM | WBZZ | WCBS-FM | WCFS-FM | WDCH-FM | WDOK | WDSY-FM | WDZH | WFAN-FM | WIAD | WIP-FM | WJFK-FM | WJMK | WJZ-FM | WKIS | WKRK-FM | WLIF | WLVQ | WLZL | WNCX | WNEW-FM | WOCL | WODS | WOGL | WOMC | WOMX-FM | WPGC-FM | WQAL | WQMP | WPOW | WRCH (FM) | WSJT | WTIC-FM | WUSN | WVEE | WWMX | WXRT | WXTU | WXYT-FM | WYCD | WZGC | WZLX | WZMP | WZMX


Internet radio station:
The Indie-Verse


Radio networks:
Boston Bruins Radio | CBS Radio News | New York Yankees Radio | CBS Sports Radio


CBS Interactive Radio:
Last.fm | Play.it | Radio.com


CBS Interactive
BNET | CBS All Access | CBSN | CHOW | Clicker | CNET | Comic Vine | GameFAQs | GameRankings | GameSpot | Giant Bomb | Last.fm | MaxPreps | Metacritic | MySimon | onGamers | TechRepublic | TV.com | UrbanBaby | ZDNet


Television production/distribution:
Big Ticket Television | CBS Television Studios (Others) | CBS Broadcasting | CBS EYE Productions | CBS Television Distribution


Movies and Home Entertainment
CBS Video | CBS DVD | CBS Home Entertainment | CBS Films


Miscellaneous:
CBS Consumer Products | CBS Records | CBS News | CBS Sports


Defunct properties:
CBS Productions | CBS Enterprises | CBS Theatrical Films | CBS Paramount Television (Others) | CBS Paramount Network Television | Paramount Network Television (Others) | Paramount TV Sales | Paramount Domestic Television | Paramount Stations Group | Paramount Television Service | Desilu Productions | Viacom (Others | Special Delivery) | Viacom Pictures | MGM/CBS Home Video | CBS/Fox Video1 (Others) | Key Video1| Playhouse Video1 | King World (Others) | Camelot Entertainment Sales | Spelling Television | Thomas-Spelling Productions |
Laurel Entertainment | Torand Productions | QM Productions | Republic Pictures | National Telefilm Associates | NBC Films | ABC Films | Worldvision Enterprises (Other) |
Westinghouse Broadcasting Company | Group W Productions | Westinghouse Broadcasting International | CBS Enterprises | Eyemark Entertainment |
CBS Broadcast International | CBS Eye on People | MountainWest Sports Network | Paramount Television Network | UPN | Cinema Center Films | InterStar Releasing5 | Satellite News Channel4 | Home Theater Network


1Joint venture with 20th Century Fox
2Co-owned with Time Warner
3Joint venture with Weigel Broadcasting.
4Co-owned with ABC.
5film production company 51% owned by Westinghouse Broadcasting. 6Co-owned with the Smithsonian Institution.

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