Lexington station adds pops of peacock to fresh new look

WLEX, the NBC affiliate in Lexington, Kentucky, debuted a new set and graphics that combine a clean new look with pops of color inspired by the NBC peacock.

The station’s new set, from FX Design Group, features a large video wall with backlit panels and color changing backlit walls.

The station, which brands on air as “LEX 18” (read as “L-E-X eighteen”), has anchors positioned at a circular anchor desk in the center of the studio.

The primary video wall is designed to be used as both a background for the anchor desk as well as a standalone standup venue.

For anchor desk shots, the nine far right panels display a blue branded blue and white graphic.

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The white area of this design, which appears in both anchor desk shots and standups that boast imagery that spans the entire width of the video array, is a thin rainbow band inspired by the NBC peacock.

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