Set Design

November 18, 2014

MSG network adds studio

MSG debuted Studio B in October to better position the regional network for increased programming and to give it a true home. The 1400 square foot set was designed by James Yates Production Design and built by Creative Dimensions and features large brandable areas and flexible layouts. Studio B is located across the hall from Studio […]

November 18, 2014

Erector Sets launches new website

Philadelphia based set design/fabrication company, Erector Sets Inc. has launched a new website. The site includes an updated portfolio of work, which features recent projects for VIETV and WTXF-TV, among others.

November 17, 2014

Fox Sports South overhauls studio

Fox Sports South debuted a new state-of-the-art production studio in October. Based in Colony Square in Midtown Atlanta, the studio renovation created multiple presentation areas for the network and moved it inline with Fox Sports’ new look. “With the studio renovation, our intention was to create a sense of ‘place’ for the fan,” said Gary Hartley, […]

November 17, 2014

‘News Night’ updates set on ‘The Newsroom’

One of NewscastStudio’s most common — and popular — types of posts are our reports on when a TV station or network makes changes or updates to a set. This post is true to that theme in many ways, except it’s a fictional network and fictional set that was updated. HBO’s “The Newsroom,” which is in […]

November 14, 2014

Miami forecaster uses set’s video wall to propose

WPLG-TV, the CBS affiliate in Miami, found a way to incorporate its set into a marriage proposal. While anchor Jacey Birch was prepping for what she thought was a satellite interview about pets and holidays, her boyfriend and fellow station employee meteorologist Trent Aric, appeared in the double box from a control room. He proceeded […]

November 6, 2014

CBSN launches with tidy graphics, messy set

CBS News has launched CBSN, the network’s foray into the 24-hour news business with a clean graphics package and cluttered newsroom set. The channel, which is available via streaming TVs, the CBS News website and apps, is produced as a collaboration between CBS News and CBS News Digital. For a logo, CBS opted to simply […]

November 5, 2014

Midterm election coverage sets show restraint

The 2014 midterm elections coverage was certainly more restrained than presidential years, but still served up a good mix of sets among the broadcast and cable networks. Midterm elections rarely carry the weight than when the Oval Office is up from grabs and networks typically don’t go “all out” for them — for example, it’s not […]

November 4, 2014

CBS turns Studio 57 into election night home

Normally home to “CBS This Morning,” Studio 57 is serving as CBS’s election headquarters for the midterms. Last night we saw a preview during the “CBS Evening News.” Slight changes were made to the space, with the addition of patriotic graphics around the set and a projected CBS “Campaign 2014″ logo on the desks riser. […]

November 3, 2014

HLN begins renovating Studio 7

HLN has started renovating Studio 7 in CNN Center in Atlanta, the former home of parent network CNN, reports CNN Commentary. HLN is planning to debut new programming for the studio in early 2015, according to a CNN Commentary source. The studio had been home to CNN’s Atlanta based programming, which had become increasingly less frequent […]

November 3, 2014

MSNBC updates studio for ‘Vote!’ coverage

NBC News wants you to see stars this election night. After debuting a snazzy new star-shaped anchor desk on “Meet the Press” that will also be used for its election night coverage, the network’s sister cable network MSNBC is carrying through with a similar desk — and a new election night brand. “Vote! 2014″ kickoffs […]