Set Design

July 15, 2014

José Díaz-Balart debuts on MSNBC from Miami studio

José Díaz-Balart’s self titled show debuted Monday on MSNBC from a new studio in Miami. Located in Telemundo’s broadcast center, the new studio is similar in size to the NBC News Los Angeles studio. The studio works in some Miami flair with neon backlit striping and a wrap-around view of the skyline. The set matches the MSNBC […]

July 9, 2014

Look inside BBC’s World Cup studio

Here’s a quick picture from inside BBC‘s World Cup studio in Brazil. Similar to their other sports coverage, the set is minimal, focusing on the view. Via WoodwardTel

July 9, 2014

AKA creates vibrant patchwork for CBC World Cup coverage

The World Cup is well underway in Brazil, and some 5,000 miles away the CBC is bringing fans coverage from its technology-driven studio in Toronto. Upcycling was a key strategy behind AKA Creative Group’s design for the set. “We had several existing pieces from old sets that we knew were of value and wanted to […]

July 9, 2014

‘Meet the Press’ changes out desks

“Meet the Press” quietly updated its set in Washington, D.C. in May, reworking the desks. As you can see in our SetStudio gallery, “Meet the Press” had two desk locations, connected by a backlit unit. Old New After the change, a backlit section is now part of the floor (which has had a chunk of the […]

July 2, 2014

ITV Wales debuts from new HQ in Cardiff Bay

ITV completed its Wales bureau move this week, launching from Cardiff Bay. Cardiff Bay may be familiar to British TV fans, as the home of “Torchwood” and many “Doctor Who” episodes. “The move represents a multi-million pound investment, combining a great place to work with the latest HD production technologies,” said Phil Henfrey, head of […]

July 1, 2014

Devlin Design Group sets the gold standard with PromaxBDA win

Team DDG is honored again…this time with the coveted PromaxBDA Gold Award for Scenic Design! Just recently, Devlin Design Group won its third consecutive annual award for Set of the Year from NewscastStudio for its work with KTVA-TV, where Team DDG reinvented an entire television station in Anchorage, Alaska. Now, Team DDG wins the prestigious […]

July 1, 2014

Raleigh station builds sand anchor desk

First it was an ice anchor desk. Then came an ice chroma key wall. Now it’s sand’s time to shine. WRAL-TV, the Capitol Broadcasting CBS affiliate in Raleigh, N.C., hired Moore Riley Architects to build an anchor desk out of sand. The desk took two days to build and features the station’s logo on the front, along with […]

June 30, 2014

PromaxBDA announces local award winners

Industry organization PromaxBDA announced its Local Award winners last week. In the scenic category, Devlin Design Group took home the top prize for KSAZ-TV. The winners include: Gold – KSAZ-TV by Devlin Design Group Silver – KTTV-TV by JHD Group Bronze – KXAS-TV by Jack Morton PDG / blackwalnut / Ferri Lighting Design Associates  A […]

June 30, 2014

Not again: Fox New York using cheap office desk on set

Well, maybe CNN was a trendsetter all along with its anchor desk from Office Max? The trend has caught on at WNYW-TV, the Fox O&O in New York City. The station’s revamped 6 p.m. show with Ernie Anastos makes use of a large wooden office desk that looks like it came right off the showroom floor […]

June 27, 2014

HLN taking over CNN space in Atlanta

HLN will be moving into CNN‘s Studio 7 in Atlanta as the network moves the last of its live daytime programming to New York City, TVNewser has confirmed. The current Studio 7 set debuted in mid-2010, a few months after NewscastStudio obtained photos of what turned out to be the set under construction. As the network […]