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WFLA-TV (first era)

1955–1960

Picture 8-0

1961–1962

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1962–1975

WFLA 1964
WFLA-TV 1970

1975–1981

WFLA1980

This "8" logo was used from 1975 to 1981. This logo was captured from a 1980 WFLA promo that had the 1979-1986 NBC logo next to the 8. WFLA would not attach the peacock to its logo again until 1995.

1981–1982

WFLA 1981
WFLA 1981-0

This "gapped" 8 logo would only last a year as WFLA was in the ratings basement during this logo's era.

1982–1983

WFLA 1982

This logo debuted on April 5, 1982, with an image campaign called "The Spirit of Tampa Bay". The logo was designed by artist Aki Seki

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WFLA 1983
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WXFL

1983–1988

WXFL-TV 8

In January 1983, WFLA-TV changed its call letters to WXFL as their owner Media General sold its sister radio stations WFLA-FM and WFLA-AM. The radio stations got to keep their call letters and Channel 8 was forced to change theirs.

WFLA-TV (second era)

1989–2000

WFLATV 1989

The rule on TV/Radio call letters not belonging to different owners was ratified and on January 1, 1989, Channel 8 regained the WFLA-TV call letters. Also, this "8" logo was used from 1989 to 2000.

1992–1993

WFLA 1992

1993–1995

NC 8

1995–2000

Wfla 1995

2000–present

News Channel 8