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September 16, 2014

ESPN creates new studio in Miami hotel

ESPN has teamed up with the Clevelander Hotel to create two new studios in Miami. “Highly Questionable” will feature a colorful new set and different look while still retaining a Miami flavor including a window behind the panelists that will offer a South Beach view of palm trees, sand and surf. From its debut in […]

September 16, 2014

‘The View’ revamps set, logo

ABC’s venerable daytime talker “The View” has given itself a head to toe makeover. The show, which relocated from its 67th Street studio in Manhattan, its home since it debuted in 1997, to the former “Katie” studio on 66th, received a complete makeover that includes a new set, new logo and graphics package. The set, designed […]

September 16, 2014

First preview of Kansas City NBC studio

KSHB-TV anchor Christa Dubill shared a preview of the new 41 Action News set by Park Place Studio on Instagram. The design is similar to sister stations WCPO-TV and KGTV-TV, with some local landmarks worked in. Expect the debut in the coming weeks.

September 15, 2014

Fox News graphics contradict each other on U.S. strikes against ISIS

In what might be a lesson that perhaps it isn’t necessary to clutter screens with text, Fox News was caught contradicting itself when it aired a lower third proclaiming the U.S. has taken “no action” against terror group ISIS — while, on the same screen, a sidebar bullet point claims the U.S. has conducted at […]

September 15, 2014

‘Today’ to celebrate one year of Orange Room with streaming event

In celebration of the one year anniversary of its “Today” digital studio, dubbed the “Orange Room,” NBC News is planning a special live streaming event. The event, hosted by Carson Daly, starts at 7:20 a.m. eastern time and will be titled “The Orange Room Show.” The hour-long special will stream live on today.com and feature a performance […]

September 15, 2014

Q&A: SAM2 creates Black History Month documentary

We recently spoke with Sam2’s creative team of Gordon Smith, Michael Carr and Chad Cook about their foray into content creation with the Black History Month documentary “The Journey: 450 Years Of The African-American Experience.”  “Journey” reveals the never-before-told true story about the role Africans played in the founding of St. Augustine, Florida, the oldest city in […]

September 11, 2014

NBCNews.com previewing new ‘topic pages’

Just a month after launching its redesigned homepage, NBCNews.com is now offering a preview of its new “topic pages.” These pages, which are essentially section and subsection main pages, are getting a similar look and feel to the new homepage. Users are notified of the preview with a banner stretching across the bottom of the […]

September 9, 2014

49ers kickoff with new stadium, unique set

As the NFL season kickoffs, the San Francisco 49ers are opening up a new home by the bay. One of the most technologically connected venues, Levi Stadium will also include a 1,000 square foot set for the 49ers and Comcast SportsNet Bay Area. FX Design Group worked with the parties involved to develop a gridiron […]

September 9, 2014

Vizrt and Maxon to release powerful workflow at IBC

Vizrt, a leading provider of content production systems for the digital media industry, announced today an integration with MAXON’s 3D modeling, painting, rendering, and animation software, CINEMA 4D. The integration, to be demonstrated on the Vizrt booth at IBC 2014 (hall 7 booth A10), allows projects from CINEMA 4D to be directly imported into Viz […]

September 9, 2014

‘CBS This Morning’ updates show open

CBS updated its morning show Monday, changing the shows opening sequence. The opening now includes timelapse footage from across New York City with an updated logo treatment. The shows tease has also been updated, adding a larger show logo and graphic. Instead of including the date during the tease, the anchors now have the date over their […]