September 11, 2014 previewing new ‘topic pages’

Just a month after launching its redesigned homepage, 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

‘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 […]

September 8, 2014

Chuck Todd gives sneak peek at ‘Decision 2014′ look

In his debut as “Meet the Press” moderator, NBC News‘ Chuck Todd briefly mentioned and gave viewers a preview of the network’s new election graphics package. NBC will use its longtime “Decision” branding for the upcoming election and the graphics appear to be largely the same. The new logo includes a new, wider typeface and […]

September 7, 2014

‘Meet the Press’ updates studio for Todd debut

Chuck Todd took over NBC’s “Meet the Press” today, after a hurried exit by David Gregory. With so little time to truly prepare, NBC went with the same graphic look and mostly the same studio by Clickspring Design… except a new desk. This marks the second time in a couple of months NBC has changed desks […]

September 4, 2014

‘View’ undergoes creative changes for new season

When “The View” debuts September 15th, not only will all but one the co-hosts will have changed, a major creative shift is also in the works. The show will debut with a new set that has been designed “in the round,” featuring “an on-camera social media station allowing the hosts to interact in real time with viewers.” […]

September 3, 2014

‘Nightly News’ reworks set

Returning from the Labor Day holiday meant a bit of a change of scenery for “NBC Nightly News.” The broadcast debuted a revamped set and some graphical tweaks on its Tuesday evening edition. The new set appears to recycle elements from the set installed in 2011 in Studio 3B for the debut of the now […]

September 2, 2014

Boston station’s promo celebrates alum’s rise to ‘World News Tonight’

WCVB-TV, the Hearst-owned ABC affiliate in Boston, has produced a slick video promoting former anchor and reporter David Muir‘s promotion to anchor of “World News Tonight.” The video combines archival footage from Muir’s time in Boston along with present day shots of Muir hanging out with the station’s anchors, Ed Harding and Heather Unruh, with […]

August 29, 2014

ABC bringing back ‘Tonight’ in ‘World News’ title

“ABC World News” is adding the word “Tonight” back into its title when David Muir takes over after the Labor Day holiday. The network has updated the graphics on its website to include Muir’s name as well as the word “Tonight” in the logo, as shown here: In addition, NewscastStudio has obtained an image of what appears to […]

August 29, 2014

ABC helpfully provides 3D rendering of woman throwing glass of water on man

On Thursday’s “World News,” ABC News was covering the recent “slew” of airplane incidents regarding altercations between passengers and decided that, apparently, it was necessarily to illustrate what a woman throwing a glass of water on a fellow traveler looks like. Since there was no actual video footage of the incident available to ABC, the […]

August 29, 2014

First preview of ‘ABC World News Tonight’ graphics

NewscastStudio received this first preview of the new “World News Tonight with David Muir” title card. It’s similar to the past graphics, with the exception of the updated show name. Network News Music is also reporting that the current theme music, composed by Hans Zimmer, will remain.