CER2 (formerly CER2 HD until 2015 when it split into two networks with CER Two and Prime TV until 2016) is a commercial cable/satellite channel owned by CJ E&M and iHeartMedia, it launched on June 5th, 2011 as CER2 HD. It is a 24-hour entertainment channel and offers general entertainment programming format with a variety of news, talk, sports, movies, family entertainment, sitcoms, westerns, comedies, dramas, documentaries, action shows and specials.
CER2 (first era)Edit
As its launch, CER2 was SD 4:3 format, but starting 2012, its now HD 16:9.
As a part of KCER rebrand, launched in Febuary 2013, the font of "CER" is kept, the font of "2" is changed to same font of the main channel, KCER, and the shape changed to the circle.
The logo was done with Landor and Tom Geismar, and the idents were done in Pentagon.
On August 1, 2014, CER2's signal was uplinked to national availability in the USA via a satellite, coverting CER2 from a small digital TV station in Benton to a nationwide digital station serving all 50 states of the USA.
In 2015, CER2 was bought by CJ E&M and iHeartMedia, preschool programming reduced and become Fully-Commercial.
In October 2015, CER2 HD split into two networks, Prime TV, the commercial non-KCER owned channel, and CER Two, the channel which is continue to be commercial-free format KCER-owned channel.
CER2 (second era)Edit
In January 20, 2016, iHeartMedia announced Prime TV is retaining the "CER2" name, logo and idents as of February 1, 2016.