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 […]

May 1, 2014

Lighting Design Group completes work on new NBC LA broadcast center

The Lighting Design Group recently completed work on NBC Universal’s new studios in Los Angeles dubbed the Brokaw News Center. The move completes NBC’s move from its West Alameda Avenue studios, in Burbank, once home to Johnny Carson, Jay Leno, Steve Allen, Jack Benny and Elvis Presley to the Universal lot. The studio is the home for various NBC […]

April 10, 2014

Litepanels debuts mid-size LED fresnels

Litepanels, an LED lighting provider, is rolling out two new fresnels models. The Sola 9, a daylight balanced model, and Inca 9, tungsten balanced, join the Sola 12 and Inca 12, which were introduced last year. The new 9-inch fixtures fill a market demand for medium-sized LED Fresnels. These energy efficient fixtures draw a mere 189 watts […]

April 9, 2014

NAB: Inside Perspective – Making deals and relationships

NewscastStudio is following Devlin Design Group and Brightline this year at NAB, exploring their convention experience. This is the final in a three part series, read day one and day two to see the full experience. The mood is changing on the floor of the NAB. Yesterday it was more about hunting and gathering—today the focus is narrowing and […]

April 8, 2014

NAB: Inside Perspective – The rush begins

NewscastStudio is following Devlin Design Group and Brightline this year at NAB, exploring their convention experience. Stay tuned for daily updates from the two companies during the show. It looks a little like the Oklahoma land rush. The doors are open and thousands upon thousands who came to Las Vegas to see the latest broadcast goodies descend upon the […]