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CBN Satellite Network

1977–1981

CBN Cable Network

1981–1987

The CBN Family Channel

1987–1990

The Family Channel

1990–1998

Fox Family Channel

1998–2000

Fox Family Channel

Following the sale of the channel to Fox Kids Worldwide, it was announced that the channel would be renamed Fox Family Channel in 1998.

It launched in August with this logo. The identity for the channel was created by Pittard Sullivan. The Fox text is based on the 1987 print logo for 20th Century Fox.

Fox Family

2000–2001

Fox Family 2000 logo

Fox Family introduced a new look in 2000.[2] The new look was created by 3 Ring Circus.

ABC Family

2001–2003

ABC Family 2001

ABC Family originally used a modified version of Fox Family's previous logo, with the ABC circle logo replacing the sideways Fox logo.

2003–2016

ABC Family

In 2003, the logo was revised with the 2D ABC circle logo and the word family only being displayed. The word family was also changed from Univers to Helvetica.

Freeform

2016-2018

Freeform temp

On August 20, 2015, Microsoft (through its wholly-owned subsidiary PiC Entertainment) purchased a 20% stake in ABC Family from Disney. On October 6th, 2015, ABC Family announced that it would be rebranding to Freeform beginning January 2016 to target younger viewers. This rebrand will mark the first time in 27 years that the word family won't be in the name of the channel. In late-December 2015, it was confirmed that Freeform would take over on January 12th, 2016.

2018–present

Freeform 2018

On January 18, 2018, Freeform underwent its first rebrand under that name.