Site Updates

February 27, 2015

Because it’s Friday: May we present the Llama Cam Branding Generator

It’s Friday. We’re feeling kind of giddy. Sweeps is done. We had too much caffeine. We could come up with all sorts of excuses for this — but after CNN interviewed a llama on “CNN Tonight” and branded it “Llama Cam” we just couldn’t help ourselves. We just had to use the same advanced technology (e.g. a […]

February 23, 2015

Mix-and-match your own radar names, news slogans with new random generators

TV stations love to brand everything from their radars to helicopters to fleet of trucks — and we all know that sometimes the results can be quite entertaining. That’s why NewscastStudio has created some fun new tools that you generate a weather radar name or news slogan with just the click of your mouse. Each of […]

February 23, 2015

Second sneak peek at NewscastStudio project

Here’s another little sneak peek at something exciting we’re working on. Miss the first peek? See it here. Stay tuned for some more previews and to find out what it is!

February 19, 2015

Sneak peek at NewscastStudio project

Here’s a little sneak peek at something exciting we’re working on. Stay tuned for some more previews and to find out what it is!

October 24, 2014

From Our Inbox: Emailer upset Snyderman took it ‘apond’ herself to break quarantine

Here at NewscastStudio we’re regularly inundated with emails from TV viewers who apparently think our site is the official site for their local TV station or even network news division. The comments range from people complaining about being ripped off by a local contractor or other business to “our” supposed bias or ignoring of a […]

February 19, 2014

NewscastStudio welcomes two new advertisers

NewscastStudio is proud to welcome two new companies as advertisers, Artform and blackwalnut. Artform is a Toronto based multi-disciplinary design studio, specializing in art, design and architecture. Recent set designs by Artform include Rogers SportsNet, NHL Network and various projects for the CBC. Blackwalnut is an upstate New York based, Emmy-award winning, fabricator of scenic […]

February 6, 2014

Submit your nominations for best set of 2013

2013 was another banner year for scenic design and NewscastStudio is gearing up for its annual Set Madness Set of the Year competition. As in past years, this competition will be broken down across multiple weeks, with sets going head to head against each other in multiple rounds of voting. What sets do you think […]

January 22, 2014

‘Daily Buzz’ gallery updated

We’ve updated our gallery of “The Daily Buzz” with new images from designer Devlin Design Group. Have a look… DDG created a versatile presentation area that includes a 3×3 monitor array, movable anchor desk, backlit elements and frosted panels that add visual interest. The set is also used for sister show “Al Dia.”

December 18, 2013

Every year…

Back in 2010, NewscastStudio launched our own vanity URL shortener, nca.st — and every year around this time it goes down. Why? Because we forget to renew the domain! Earlier today, right on schedule, our short links started failing. Not to fear, — we’ve renewed the domain and also added a recurring reminder to our […]

November 6, 2013

And we’re back…

Sorry for the hiccups we were having this week with the NewscastStudio website. Our hosting company switched us to a new server (at a new data center, too), which caused some unexpected downtime. Then, the new server became overloaded, which caused our site to be inaccessible. We’re hoping things are back to normal now and […]