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Offline Jonathon

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Re: TWC New Graphics
« Reply #15 on: August 21, 2019, 06:24:08 PM »
the survey i mentioned showed you a few different types of maps, some more detailed than others, some real clean and basic, some in between.. which did you like best,

then each map with a different location  nameplate if you will, in different font and formats, asking which combination you liked..

i dont remember what some of the other questions were though
Was Interstate an option?  :P (Although I do miss seeing that font on-air...)

Seriously though, I feel like I'm one of the few people here who doesn't mind them switching from Akko to Roboto for their main graphics. It's much cleaner to read.

Personally, it would've been great if they could've updated the LOT8s graphics as well. Changing the font only doesn't do much.

EDIT: weather.com apparently doesn't have the new graphics. Yes, they're separate now, but you'd think that there still would be some graphical continuity between the two companies...
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Re: TWC New Graphics
« Reply #16 on: August 21, 2019, 10:54:41 PM »
TWC finally adopts the simplistic, flat look!  It's about time.  This is the trend most stations go with nowadays, and I think it looks a whole lot cleaner.  I found that whole sidebar distracting.

Not sure how I feel about the font, though... :thinking:

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Re: TWC New Graphics
« Reply #17 on: August 22, 2019, 07:49:37 PM »
Judging from the screenshots/video, I think the graphics look great, but of course they're not anything outstanding, it's pretty mainstream compared to other cable networks which is perfectly fine. I've always been a  fan of simple and modern. I was always a fan of the graphics they have had the past 6 years, although I've always felt like I was in the minority on that then, possibly even now. The sidebar was a good addition if you had a local HD feed, not the HD national feed when it came to the information it displayed. In hindsight looking back from 2008-2013 era of TWC's HD graphics they ranged from OK to bad imo. 2008-2009 is where I thought they were ok, but 2010-2013 is where they seemed to be all over the place, they seemed inconsistent in staying with any graphical style for more than a year if that. If you need more proof just look how Your Weather Today evolved from 2009-2014 during the Abrams & Bettes era. There were so many graphical overhauls on that show alone I could barely keep up. :wacko: I don't even want to get started on the WS4000 inspired LDL, specifically the unnecessarily humongous version that ate up 1/3 of the entire screen. <_<


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Re: TWC New Graphics
« Reply #18 on: August 24, 2019, 04:22:52 PM »
I really like these new graphics. I wish they would change the font on the local on the 8s back though as I think it looks ugly.

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Re: TWC New Graphics
« Reply #19 on: August 26, 2019, 02:31:05 PM »
First look at the new severe weather graphics area/special graphics area. Looks pretty neat, though the text is a bit small, even in HD.



Edit: They also have this alternate graphic with current storm stats during these box shots:



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Re: TWC New Graphics
« Reply #20 on: August 27, 2019, 07:51:36 AM »
TWC can’t completely kill off the sidebar, here’s a graphic they’re using during commercials now.

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Re: TWC New Graphics
« Reply #21 on: September 04, 2019, 11:44:53 PM »
I do like the new look of The Weather Channel.  :yes: