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MEGA Channel's presentation graphics from before November 1999

MEGA - 10 Years - A Full Life

To celebrate the tenth birthday of MEGA Channel on November 20th 1999, special stations promotions were aired that showed clips from MEGA's past ten years of broadcasting.

 MEGA - 10 Years Events
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 Current affairs Children's television
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 News Celebrations
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The full-length MEGA Channel station ident, last seen in November 1999.

Latterly, it was only used during programme transmission faults.

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MP3 File34s - 69k File


Two station idents were in use around 1998 - and both had MEGA's web site address promoted at the end. The idents also both had matching break bumpers.
 Ident Break bumper
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In this style, the ident had the same jingle as that above, whereas the break bumper had a second, softer jingle which was also used.
 Ident Break Bumper
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 MP3 File 4s - 10k File

Sometimes, rather than play a full trailer, the break bumpers were extended and programmes promoted within them.
 Film: 'Alien' Beverly Hills 90210
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For a period in 1998, MEGA wanted to be 'Your Channel'.
 Station promotion Break bumper
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Two fish tank break bumpers from the summer of 1999.
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Towards the end of the 1998-1999 season, this break bumper was introduced.
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MP3 File4s - 9k File

Big film premières were played out to a grand fanfare.
 Ident Trailer
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'Prosekhos' was a short programme shown at various times during the day which told about the following or forthcoming programmes.
The style on the left was the one used at the start of the 1999-2000 season.
Later on in the season, the look shown on the right replaced it.



The style of MEGA's promotional trailers from 1997 until November 1999.
At the top, a trailer for a Monday evening drama serial.
In the middle, a Tuesday evening's line-up including 'Beverly Hills 90210' at 22:50.
At the bottom, Leslie Nielsen coming next, and a menu for two films on Sunday night.

On the left, a film première trailer from 1999.
On the left, from 1998, trailing a new series for Thursday evenings at 22:40 on MEGA'.


Also from 1998, two different styles of programme trailers - that match their respective idents above.


MEGA's standard presentation caption from 1998-1999.

Two production and copyright captions from the start of the television year 1999-2000.

Sponsorship captions from the years 1998 and 1999.
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Archived September 2002 by Andrew Wood

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