The NBC O&O, which TVNewsCheck reported on last week, plans to unveil its newly designed set to viewers in the Dallas market this weekend following Sunday Night Football. Last week on Playout, the technology blog of TVNewsCheck, we published photos of conference rooms, newsrooms and control rooms from inside The Studios At DFW. This week, we have photos of the brand new news set.
LIN Media-owned Fox and CW affiliate KHON Honolulu (DMA 69) has premiered new looks and newscasts in high definition. The station upgraded the entire infrastructure to broadcast in HD, as well as constructing a brand new set, installing a top-of-the-line graphics system and switching digital platforms all at the same time. KHON General Manager Kristina […]
While few U.S. TV stations are opting for full-fledged virtual sets for their news operations, hybrid sets that combine real and virtual elements are rapidly finding adoption due to their versatility and cost-effectiveness.
The Cordillera Communications-owned CBS affiliate in Montana went live with a new set last week and plans to broadcast in HD by year’s end.
Sets continued the trend of becoming composed more of right angles and straight walls, as opposed to the voluptuous curves that dominated the TV news landscape for years. Another trend that continued in 2012 is the reduction of utilizing printed graphics on sets. With the move away from printed backgrounds, textured elements have popped up on many recent sets.