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April 23, 2014

‘Tagesschau’ debuts new minimal studio

German newscast “Tagesschau” debuted a sleek new set and graphics package this week. Produced by Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) for public broadcaster ARD, the new project represents a significant upgrade of both facilities and presentation. The 23.8 million Euro project was a complete overhaul for “Tagesschau,” and is expected to last at least 10 years on air. […]

April 23, 2014

‘In Focus’ debuts with focus on in-depth stories

WMAR-TV debuted a new type of news program this week in Baltimore, dubbed “In Focus.” The show puts the focus on in-depth journalism and airs at 6PM. Think of it like a local “Dateline.” “We are all covering the same news every day,” said News Director Kelly Groft to TVNewsCheck. “This is news but it […]

April 22, 2014

MAXON Announces Partnership with Side Effects to Develop CINEMA 4D Plug-in for the Houdini Engine

MAXON, leading developer of professional 3D software solutions for modeling, painting, animation and rendering, today announced its intention to partner with Side Effects Software, a leader in 3D animation and visual effects software, to develop a plug-in which gives CINEMA 4D users access to the Houdini Engine. The Houdini Engine was introduced in 2013 on […]

April 22, 2014

Al Roker ‘magically’ turns ‘Today’ logo green

“Today” kicked off the annual “Green is Universal” week this morning by having weatherman Al Roker “magically” turn the show’s logo bug green. During Roker’s weather segment, the orange “Today” logo seamlessly transitioned to green — complete with a sound effect. “Every time it changes, an angel gets its wings,” joked Roker. Most NBC properties […]

April 22, 2014

Vote for the 2013 Set of the Year

It’s our final round of Set Madness, cast your votes below for the Set of the Year in 2013. Learn more about each set and see photos from links on our original post.

April 22, 2014

Results of Round 3 of Set Madness

The votes are in, and with a record setting vote in Round 2 we have two sets that are moving on to compete for Set of the Year. Take a look at the two sets, and vote for the winner! KTVA-TV by Devlin Design Group (Gallery | Coverage) Canada AM by AKA Creative Group, Inc. (Gallery | Coverage) Make […]

April 22, 2014

Chicago MundoFox affiliate launches news program

Last week, “Hoy Noticias MundoFox 13″ launched on WOCK-TV, Chicago’s MundoFox affiliate. The show is a unique partnership between the Tribune-owned Hoy newspaper and the television station, owned by KM Communications. The newscast has a selectively-curated list of stories, tailored to Chicago’s Spanish-speaking community. Provost Studio designed the set for the newscast, which features a […]

April 21, 2014

Fargo station prepares to debut new set

WDAY-TV is preparing to launch a new set from Devlin Design Group. Watch for updates on the installation on the DDG blog.

April 21, 2014

Cincinnati ABC affiliate debuts new set

WCPO-TV, the Scripps ABC affiliate in Cincinnati, debuted a new set from Park Place Studio today. “This new set has the latest technology allowing our anchors, meteorologists and reporters to be interactive and tell stories in a better way,” said Jeff Brogan, vice president and general manager of WCPO-TV.  “As a result, we are able […]

April 21, 2014

Hint: Read each L3 out loud before airing

Take a look at this lower third from Fox News Channel that’s been circulating on Facebook.