Networks

October 16, 2014

‘Nightly’ continues to adjust on air look

“NBC Nightly News” continues to tweak its on air look, including camera angles and graphics, after reworking its set in early September. On Wednesday’s broadcast, the network used a different opening shot, with the camera shooting anchor Brian Williams at a similar angle to its pre-show teases. The shot started wide, as shown above, with […]

October 13, 2014

NBC partners with SurveyMonkey

NBC News and SurveyMonkey are embarking new partnership that will enable them to harness the best of the Web’s wide reach and real-time reaction combined with scientific methodology and journalistic standards, according to a release issued by the network. NBC News and SurveyMonkey will work together to deliver in-depth assessments of public attitudes and explore new […]

October 6, 2014

‘Meet the Press’ debuts new set

NBC News‘ “Meet the Press,” with newly installed host Chuck Todd, debuted a new set this Sunday from Clickspring Design. The set, which recycles some elements of the set that debuted in 2010 when previous host David Gregory was hosting, is a lighter, more airy version of the previous look. The rear projection walls that simulate […]

October 6, 2014

‘The View’ desk ‘grows up’

On today’s “View,” moderator Whoopi Goldberg pointed out that the show is using a new seating and desk setup. “Somebody watered the little desk we had in the garden of desks and it grew,” said Goldberg. When the show debuted its new season in September, it got a head-to-toe makeover with a brand new set from Jack […]

October 2, 2014

‘The View’ furthers its graphical identity crisis by going pink

ABC‘s “The View” is marking Breast Cancer Awareness Month by going pink — and along the way has managed to further muddle the on air look and feel that’s barely had a chance to stretch its (metaphorical) legs. The show, which debuted a completely new look in September, also recently tweaked its graphics to include […]

October 1, 2014

Today.com rolls out design tweaks

Today.com has been tweaked a bit. The new page moves what was a prominent feature of the the old layout — a segment-by-segment timeline that gave users instant access to almost every story and topic discussed on the broadcast version of the “Today Show.” In the new design, this timeline now runs down the right side […]

October 1, 2014

Morning shows go pink for breast cancer

NBC‘s “Today Show” and ABC’s “Good Morning America” both tweaked their graphics packages in recognition of the first day of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. NBC tinted its logo pink in some uses as well as the bug and lower thirds during most of the show, while ABC News opted to only “pink-ify” its bug and some […]

September 25, 2014

‘Hockey Central’ prepares new studio

With only two weeks left until the puck drops on the 2014 NHL season, preparations are being finalized for the broadcasts. In Canada, a large shift in coverage is in the works as Rogers takes over hockey exclusively for the next 12 years. Rogers owns sports network SportsNet, which will broadcast many of the games. […]

September 23, 2014

More tweaks of ‘Nightly’ set surface

We continue to get more views at the tweaks NBC has made to Studio 3B. Earlier today, “NBC Nightly News” tweeted a photo from the taping of an interview with British Prime Minister David Cameron that shows a wide view of the studio: As shown in the photo, anchor Brian Williams is conducting the interview […]

September 22, 2014

New set coming to ‘Meet the Press’

“Meet the Press” will usher in a new set design on October 5, according to a statement from moderator Chuck Todd. “With a bit of luck, we’re going to have a shiny new set,” said Todd during Sundays broadcast.