December 11, 2014

The Lighting Design Group helps CNBC celebrate 25 years

CNBC celebrated 25 years in November with a gala at the Time Warner Building in New York City. The Lighting Design Group staff designers, programmers, gaffers, and Local One I.A.T.S.E crew members worked with CNBC on the project, creating multiple lighting setups in Rose Hall, home to Jazz at Lincoln Center. The first event of […]

December 9, 2014

CNN repurposes ‘Piers Morgan’ set for Cosby interview

The former home of “Piers Morgan Live” played host to a CNN special on the recent accusations against TV star Bill Cosby with some key lighting changes and subtle modifications. The special, hosted by Don Lemon and Alisyn Camerota, included five women in the network’s New York studios who have come forward to accuse Cosby of […]

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, […]