Graph pax

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In the television industry, (specifically North America), Graph Pax is an abbreviation sometimes used to refer to Graphics Packages; the set of graphics used for a specific television show. Graphics include lower thirds, graphic show opens, graphic commercial bumpers, in-show transitions, credit beds, and any other chyrons that appear in a show.

Traditionally a show has one single graphics package created at the head of the season and used throughout. Shows such as news broadcasts regularly update their graphics packages but may still adhere to a general style guide. For example, when The Today Show began broadcasting in HD on September 13, 2006, the show's graphics were forced to become wider to incorporate the entire wider screen aspect ratio.