October 16, 2014

Portland NBC updates lighting and set

Working with Advanced Broadcast Solutions, KGW-TV updated its main studios lighting package and set design in August and September. “Between the lighting and the new Planar wall, it feels like we have a new set,” said David Boyd, KGW-TV director of technology. “As expected, there were some concerns with the plan to pull out the […]

September 26, 2014

Q&A: Inside the technology of ESPN’s Studio W

We recently had a chance to speak with Jim Landy of AV Design Services about the technological integration on ESPN’s new studio W, home of the networks NFL programming. Working on site for 10 weeks, AV Design Services make sure all the pieces connected to create its unique appearance on air. Landy is no stranger to large studio […]

September 9, 2014

FLDA designs lighting for new ESPN NFL studio

Ferri Lighting Design & Associates recently designed and installed the lighting on ESPN’s new NFL studio in Digital Center 2. Set in a new 9,000 square foot space on the ESPN Bristol, Connecticut campus, the ESPN NFL set is an all-LED lighting installation, part of ESPN’s first LED studio deployment. “We saw the ESPN NFL studio […]

September 8, 2014

FLDA lights NBC’s ‘Football Night in America’ studio

NBC’s football coverage kicked off Sunday with “Football Night in America,” its weekly recap show. This year, the show moved to NBC Sports HQ in Stamford, Connecticut, and debuted a new studio by Jack Morton PDG with lighting design by Ferri Lighting Design & Associates (FLDA). “We have an insider’s view of the NBC Sports facility, […]

August 4, 2014

Chicago ABC updating studio lighting

Chicago O&O WLS-TV has moved its newscasts to a temporary set as work is done on the station’s windowed State Street Studio. According to Chicago media observer Robert Feder, the station is updating its lighting in the studio. The temporary set, shown above, features a small desk that mimics the look and feel of the main anchor desk […]

July 28, 2014

PrimeTime Lighting introduces brighter LED light series

PrimeTime Lighting Systems, Inc. introduced the SLED series of LED luminaires this week which are brighter than most other LED fixtures in the broadcast studio lighting market. Glen Harn, PrimeTime CEO, stated, “Lighting designers, TV broadcast studios, worship facilities and systems integrators across the country have told us they are excited about our new SLED […]

July 15, 2014

Barbizon Updates Houston’s Telemundo Lighting

For KTMD-TV Telemundo in Houston, TX the challenge was to take a brand new space with video walls, LCD displays and Chroma-key elements and design a daylight balanced, fully functioning studio that was easy to maintain without causing delay in the studio’s packed programming schedule. In order to create a cost effective and attractive space […]

June 13, 2014

PrimeTime Lighting Systems debuts SLED Series

Lighting designers and TV studios across the country have told us they are excited at the thought of having a direct LED replacement for our iconic fluorescent lights that have been key in producing beautiful video results for decades. 1SLED The new 1SLED is the LED equivalent of our top selling and most versatile fixture, […]

June 5, 2014

ESPN prepares for World Cup coverage

ESPN will unveil its World Cup studios in Brazil this Saturday, June 7, during the final U.S. Men’s National Team Send-Off Series match against Nigeria. Located at the Clube dos Marimbas boating club in Rio de Janeiro, ESPN’s studios will be used by both ESPN domestic and international networks during the month-long tournament. Noubar Stone, […]

May 9, 2014

Oklahoma City Fox debuts new scenic design

Sinclair owned KOKH-TV recently debuted a new set design from Devlin Design Group. “The most important thing that this new set does is to allow us to interact with our viewers in ways we haven’t been able to before, said station News Directory Adam Pursch. “We now have the tools necessary to better communicate important […]