Quest Red

Quest Red was launched by Discovery Networks in March 2017, nearly 8 years after their original launch of Quest. Marketed as a sister channel to Quest, Quest Red has more of a lifestyle slant with a presentation package to match.

Quest Red (Reading) - 2017

The launch package for Quest Red consisted of various everyday scenes with the Quest Red logo dropped over the end. In this ident, a woman struggles to stay awake in bed as she reads a book.


Quest Red (Leaves) - 2017

A woman kicks around piles of leaves this time round.


Quest Red (Bubblewrap) - 2017

After removing a vase, what else are you going to do with all that bubblewrap?


Quest Red (Dog) - 2017

A dog picks up a bone and runs forward in this Quest Red ident


Quest Red (Promo) - 2017

An example of the promo style for Quest Red. Very similar in style to that of the main Quest channel, just utilising their different signature colours.


Quest Red (Promo) - 2017

A slightly different promo style for a programme further in the future. This time featuring 'Quest Red' being shown onscreen during the promotion, rather than the date and time.


Quest Red (Warning) - 2017

An example of a programme warning from the channel. Very similar in style to announcements from the main Quest channel, just with the different use of colours.


Quest Red (Fair) - Christmas 2017

For their first Christmas in 2017, Quest Red introduced presentation featuring a paper origami style forming up scenes. Houses and a fairground feature in the ident here.


Quest Red (Reindeer) - Christmas 2017

A second ident for Christmas 2017 on Quest Red. This time a Reindeer and a Tree feature in the foreground, as a whole team of reindeer fly past in the background.


Quest Red (ECP) - Christmas 2017

The same style is applied to ECPs for Christmas on Quest Red.


Quest Red (Promo) - Christmas 2017

The Christmas 2017 promo style for Quest Red uses the same origami cutout style for the endboard and final logo.


Quest Red (Donuts) - 2018

Matching the change of the main Quest station, in summer 2018 an updated Quest Red logo was introduced dropping the large map pin sitting above the logo. Similar to Quest, the existing idents were kept with only a minor refresh. Someone picks a donut off a table in this ident.


Quest Red (Reading) - 2018

The updated 2018 version of the Reading ident for Quest Red.


Quest Red (Bubblewrap) - 2018

An updated version of the bubblewrap ident for Quest Red, featuring the new logo at the end.


Quest Red (Cat) - 2018

A refreshed logo for 2018 for sister channel Quest Red, but the cat continues watching that fishbowl just as it has always done.


Quest Red (Dog) - 2018

The updated Quest Red logo applied to the dog ident.


Quest Red (Checkout) - 2018

The updated Quest Red logo applied to the existing Supermarket Checkout ident.


Christmas 2018


Quest Red (Angel) - Christmas 2018

For Christmas 2018, Quest Red did better with their Christmas idents than their bigger brother Quest who recycled the old faithful lights. Two new ones were put together against a red background this year. This one featuring an Angel playing music.


Quest Red (Robin) - Christmas 2018

A second Christmas 2018 ident for Quest Red, this time focusing on a Robin.


Quest Red (Merry Christmas Promo) - Christmas 2018

A special 'Merry Christmas' trailer for Quest Red, featuring festive scenes around the home. Segments of this were also cut up to create short into-break bumpers.


Quest Red (Promo) - Christmas 2018

An example of the general festive trailer style for Quest Red. Here promoting Katie Price - My Crazy Christmas.


Quest Red (ECP) - Christmas 2018

The 2018 festive branded End Credit Promotion style for Quest Red, complete with continuity here.


Quest Red (Break) - Christmas 2018

The generic Quest Red break bumper, usually used on returns from break with the into-break using snippets from the short Merry Christmas film. The same red-background style with snow at the top as used on endboards and the idents features.


Quest Red (Home and Dry) - Christmas 2018

One of several short sequences from the 2018 'Merry Christmas' film used into breaks. Each takes a single scene, and adds a line of text and the Quest 'map point' over them.


Quest Red (Still standing) - Christmas 2018

Another Quest Red bumper, this time featuring a gingerbread house with the tagline 'Still standing'.


Quest Red (Still fits) - Christmas 2018

Putting on a Santa costume and finding it still fits in this Quest Red break bumper.


Quest Red (Please be a bottle opener) - Christmas 2018

Another festive break bumper from Quest Red using a section from their film. This time featuring two people pulling a cracker.


Quest Red (They still work) - Christmas 2018

Some Christmas lights are still working, in another break bumper cut from Quest Red's festive film.


Quest Red (My favourite) - Christmas 2018

Life is like a break bumper full of chocolates... or something like that.


Quest Red (Just enough) - Christmas 2018

Another Christmas 2018 break bumper for Quest Red, this time with wrapping paper just fitting a present.


Quest Red (Ran out of mince pies) - Christmas 2018

Mince pies have been replaced with a burger and fries in this Quest Red festive break bumper.


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