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Encyclopedia > SFM Entertainment

SFM Entertainment is an American television syndicator, established in 1968. The name comes from the initials of the company's founders: Walter Staab, Robert Frank, and Stanley Moger.

Logo for SFM Entertainment with by-line seen on reruns of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In.
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Logo for SFM Entertainment with by-line seen on reruns of Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In.
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Rowan & Martins Laugh-In was a United States comedy television show broadcast for 140 episodes from January 22, 1968 through May 14, 1973 over the NBC network. ...

Shows Distributed by SFM

Some shows distributed by SFM (past or present) include:

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Jayce and the Wheeled Warriors is an French/American/Japanese animated TV show which first aired on September 16, 1985. ... Annette Funicello on The Mickey Mouse Club The Mickey Mouse Club was a very long-running variety television series in the 1950s, produced and televised by the Walt Disney Studios, featuring a regular but ever-changing cast of teenage performers, of which the most popular was Annette Funicello. ... Flip Wilson in character as Geraldine Jones, on a recently released best of DVD set. ... Rowan & Martins Laugh-In was a United States comedy television show broadcast for 140 episodes from January 22, 1968 through May 14, 1973 over the NBC network. ... The Real McCoys was a television situation comedy. ... The American Film Institute, celebrating the 100th anniversary of film, created several top 100 lists covering movies in American cinema. ... Zoobilee Zoo, a childrens television program, originally aired from 1986 - 2001. ... The ten original Care Bears in the logo for the 1980s franchise, with Tenderheart Bear at top. ... Grandma Got Run Over by a Reindeer is a top hit for comedy Christmas songs. ... The Danny Thomas Show (also known as Make Room for Daddy for the first three seasons) was a comedy television series starring Danny Thomas, Jean Hagen, Rusty Hamer, Sherry Jackson and Louise Beavers. ... Joey Bishop (born Joseph Abraham Gottlieb on February 3, 1918 in The Bronx, New York, USA) is a Jewish American actor. ... Mr. ...

The SFM Logo

SFM is also known for its logo. At the end of an SFM-distributed program, the SFM font appears with the sound of morse code tapping the letters "S-F-M," turning the SFM font into rainbow colors. As this happens, the announcer says "Distributed by the SFM Entertainment division of the SFM Media Corporation." 1922 Chart of the Morse Code Letters and Numerals Morse code is a method for transmitting information, using standardized sequences of short and long marks or pulses — commonly known as dots and dashes — for the letters, numerals, punctuation and special characters of a message. ...


The other themes of SFM starts with a logo without the announcer and, the closing logo adding "entertainment" on the distributed programs.

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