Set Design

August 29, 2014

First look at ESPN’s new football studio

ESPN’s newest studio is set for launch with the start of the NFL season. USA Today’s Chris Strauss has an inside look at the design and the need for the new studio. Veteran design firm Jack Morton PDG, who also recently designed the “SportsCenter” studio, worked with ESPN on the project. “What we are going to get is a […]

August 27, 2014

‘Entertainment Tonight’ gets new set, logo, color scheme

In a drastic departure from its longtime bold orange-ish red and gold color scheme, syndicated entertainment magazine “Entertainment Tonight” is set to debut a top-to-bottom makeover. The changes start with the logo, which is now a simple “ET” contained in a square with rounded corners that’s reminiscent of an app icon. The new logo is […]

August 27, 2014

Meredith Vieira’s on-set chair borrowed from her home

For her upcoming syndicated talker, NBC special correspondent Meredith Vieira didn’t have to look far for a comfy new seat. The worn and somewhat ratty brown chair that will serve her on the set of her eponymous talk show is taken from her home, she tells the New York Daily News. Vieira’s show will originate […]

August 27, 2014

Kansas City ‘Action News’ previews new studio

Installation is underway at Kansas City’s KSHB-TV. Journalists Patrick Fazio and Kalee Dionne took viewers on a sneak peek of the new set design. The set will debut this fall and was designed by Park Place Studio, which recently designed sister stations WCPO-TV and KGTV-TV.

August 26, 2014

Sky News updates Melbourne bureau

Sky News recently upgraded its Melbourne bureau, moving the set from a closet to a room with a view. Located in Foxtel’s Melbourne HQ, the new newsroom and set use bright backlit elements and large windows to create a modern home. The new location also includes an outdoor balcony that can be used for live […]

August 25, 2014

CBS News updates ‘Evening News’ studio

CBS News quietly rolled out updates to Studio 47, the home to “CBS Evening News,” this month. The center backdrop, a map inspired by the broadcast’s Cronkite eras, is now backed by a bright blue tone instead of the previous version’s blurred monitor imagery. Previously Lighter toned panels are now present on either side of […]

August 25, 2014

Devlin continues summer ‘road tour’

The trucks continue to roll at Devlin Design Group, this time headed to Florida, Colorado and Illinois. “Last week, among the swaying palm trees and sunshine, Team DDG semi-truck pulled in to town and wrapped up a large scenic install in Southern Florida. Stay tuned for the launch of this stunning news set Mid-September. The […]

August 22, 2014

Q&A: A redefining set for Fox Atlanta

NewscastStudio recently talked with Dan Devlin, owner/chief creative strategist of Devlin Design Group, about the companies work at WAGA-TV. Talk a little about the background of the project WAGA-TV was really impressed with the set we had recently completed at their sister station KSAZ-TV in Phoenix. There was a good amount of buzz within the […]

August 21, 2014

Changes coming to ‘The View’

ABC’s “The View” is undergoing many changes for its upcoming season. Along with new co-hosts, a new set is in the works. Monday “The View” shared the image above on Facebook with the text, “Construction is underway. A whole new VIEW begins this September. Change is good. #TheView.” The show previously announced it would leave its […]

August 13, 2014

SEC Network launches with flashy, curvy studio

This week, ESPN flips the switch on the newest sports network in America. The SEC Network will cover the 14 schools of the SEC 24/7, beginning Thursday. The network is part of a 20 year agreement the SEC struck with ESPN that gives the network access to 45 SEC football games, more than 100 men’s […]