Set Design

April 24, 2014

Mobile set design aims to combine ‘high tech’ and historic city

Mobile news site Lagniappe talked with WKRG-TV News Director Mike Rausch about the stations new set design: “Our goal — which we achieved — was to create a set that would be different from others in the market and stand out in the minds of viewers. So, the idea is a ‘High Tech – Old […]

April 24, 2014

Charleston NBC debuts new set with texture

NBC affiliate WCBD-TV is the first of many upcoming set debuts for Media General. The new look hit the air Wednesday and was designed by FX Design Group. The set by FX Design Group is a preview of what’s to come at both WFLA-TV and WSPA-TV, who have posted pictures of their installation process and appear […]

April 23, 2014

‘Tagesschau’ debuts new minimal studio

German newscast “Tagesschau” debuted a sleek new set and graphics package this week. Produced by Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR) for public broadcaster ARD, the new project represents a significant upgrade of both facilities and presentation. The 23.8 million Euro project was a complete overhaul for “Tagesschau,” and is expected to last at least 10 years on air. […]

April 23, 2014

‘In Focus’ debuts with focus on in-depth stories

WMAR-TV debuted a new type of news program this week in Baltimore, dubbed “In Focus.” The show puts the focus on in-depth journalism and airs at 6PM. Think of it like a local “Dateline.” “We are all covering the same news every day,” said News Director Kelly Groft to TVNewsCheck. “This is news but it […]

April 22, 2014

Vote for the 2013 Set of the Year

It’s our final round of Set Madness, cast your votes below for the Set of the Year in 2013. Learn more about each set and see photos from links on our original post.

April 22, 2014

Chicago MundoFox affiliate launches news program

Last week, “Hoy Noticias MundoFox 13″ launched on WOCK-TV, Chicago’s MundoFox affiliate. The show is a unique partnership between the Tribune-owned Hoy newspaper and the television station, owned by KM Communications. The newscast has a selectively-curated list of stories, tailored to Chicago’s Spanish-speaking community. Provost Studio designed the set for the newscast, which features a […]

April 21, 2014

Fargo station prepares to debut new set

WDAY-TV is preparing to launch a new set from Devlin Design Group. Watch for updates on the installation on the DDG blog.

April 21, 2014

Cincinnati ABC affiliate debuts new set

WCPO-TV, the Scripps ABC affiliate in Cincinnati, debuted a new set from Park Place Studio today. “This new set has the latest technology allowing our anchors, meteorologists and reporters to be interactive and tell stories in a better way,” said Jeff Brogan, vice president and general manager of WCPO-TV.  “As a result, we are able […]

April 18, 2014

Opening ‘Today’ segment shows awkward blocking

Shortly after the debut of the new Studio 1A, we noted that a jib appeared behind anchor Matt Lauer in the “Today Show” opening segment — one of the downsides of the show’s shift to no longer using the corner windows as its main background from home base. This morning “Today” viewers were treated to […]

April 17, 2014

Own CNN’s Office Max desk today!

NewscastStudio can now confirm “CNN Tonight” is using a desk that can be purchased from Office Max. Yes, you’re reading that correctly. Office Max. Part of the Brenton Studio Merido Collection, the desk has a 4.8 star review. Maybe we’ll see a good review of it for TV news use? You can own the same desk CNN […]