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April 21, 2015

Share your best sweeps promos with us

We want to put your sweeps promos in the spotlight. If you’ve got a great promo to share, email us at editor (at) with a link to a publicly embeddable video (such as one on Vimeo or YouTube with settings set to public or unlisted). Also feel free to include a description of your […]

April 20, 2015

Round 3 of ‘Set of the Year’ fan vote now open

It’s time to cast your votes for our “Set of the Year” category. This week the competition narrows as we work to whittle down to just one top network and one top local set design. Here’s the latest ballot:

April 6, 2015

Set of the Year: Fan Vote now open for votes

As part of the freshly revamped Set of the Year award, we’re incorporating a judging panel of television industry experts to decide who gets the honor of NewscastStudio Set of the Year in various categories (and takes home one of our custom designed trophies), but here’s your chance to influence the vote. For the next few […]

March 20, 2015

A look behind the design of the ‘Set of the Year’ trophy

Although the design is rather simple — just two pieces of hand cut stainless steel gently bent at a 90 degree angle and fused together — the NewscastStudio Set of the Year trophy packs a lot of meaning. We’ve been hard at work designing the trophy, which will be given to the winners of each […]

March 19, 2015

NewscastStudio kicks off Set of the Year awards

NewscastStudio, the premier resource for television news set design, has announced a complete overhaul to its annual Set of the Year awards, including several new features for 2015. The website, which has awarded this honor for the past five years, will keep its popular fan voting component but also add a judging panel of television industry […]

March 12, 2015

Third sneak peek at NewscastStudio project

Today we have another little peek at an exciting project we’re working on. Keep watching for more previews and details! Previous peeks are here and here.

March 6, 2015

Have you fallen for this Facebook prank yet?

OK, we admit it. When a Facebook story appearing to be from the Guardian newspaper claiming Jon Stewart was taking over “NBC Nightly News” from Brian Williams, we clicked. And the result is pretty funny. Give it a try by clicking our simulated post below. And happy Friday.

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!