On Tuesday 19th April 2016 Sky1 unveiled new on air branding as part of an overhaul of the entire Sky Entertainment portfolio. According to Sky the channels “Personality is brilliantly brought to life through a hero character who ‘releases oneness’, clearly reflecting the channel’s values in a visual and engaging way.” The rebrand sees the channel return to fully CGI generated idents, the first since 2008.
Sky1: 2016 Idents
Sky1 Breakout Ident 2016 © Sky UK
Sky1 Kung Fu Ident 2016 © Sky UK
Sky1 Tornado Ident 2016 © Sky UK
Sky1 Spray Can Ident 2016 © Sky UK
Sky1 Marbles Ident 2016 A fifth ident was introduced towards the end of July 2016. The second video is the final and full playout of the ident which aired at 05:00 on 9 October 2017, one hour before Sky1 rebranded to Sky One. © Sky UK