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cityprod1,984 posts since 3 Oct 2005
Westcountry Spotlight
That is a good set. Surprised Nexstar had the budget for a third camera and robotics. A lot of there studios (particularly the Daleks which is what they’re called over at TVNewsTalk) just have two studios and a cheap pedestal.


Kinda interesting that that term has made it over the pond. In 1993, when BBC News went virtual and used automated cameras on pedestals, if my memory serves, the cameras were also referred to as Daleks.
noggin14,549 posts since 26 Jun 2001
That is a good set. Surprised Nexstar had the budget for a third camera and robotics. A lot of there studios (particularly the Daleks which is what they’re called over at TVNewsTalk) just have two studios and a cheap pedestal.


Kinda interesting that that term has made it over the pond. In 1993, when BBC News went virtual and used automated cameras on pedestals, if my memory serves, the cameras were also referred to as Daleks.


Yes - the newsroom cameras that were installed for BBC News 24 in each regional centre were also known as Daleks.
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Rkolsen2,848 posts since 20 Jan 2014
BBC World News
I have no idea why but people at TVNT called these news desks in the corner Daleks...

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For a while that’s the design stations got and the network logo goes in the giant white spot - perfect for ABC and CBS but awkward for NBC’s peacock and the Fox logotype.
That is a good set. Surprised Nexstar had the budget for a third camera and robotics. A lot of there studios (particularly the Daleks which is what they’re called over at TVNewsTalk) just have two studios and a cheap pedestal.


Kinda interesting that that term has made it over the pond. In 1993, when BBC News went virtual and used automated cameras on pedestals, if my memory serves, the cameras were also referred to as Daleks.
Well Dr. Who is a big show for years it was in reruns on PBS and new episodes on BBC America - oftentimes premiering the same time they air on BBC One.
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Mouseboy332,688 posts since 10 Feb 2014
The pic above were certainly among the worse sets Nexstar implemented. They have not been known for doing beautiful sets. From the Delek desks to the disjointed panels in the background. Things changed when they mandated the WISH-TV Indianapolis set which turned out to be their latest style.
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Mouseboy332,688 posts since 10 Feb 2014
WJW Fox 8 Cleveland - Speaking of Tribune stations. Just before the buyout by Nexstar went thru WJW was probably the last station to get Tribune group graphics and also a set that is similar in style to the former Tribune flagship station in Chicago the legacy station WGN. Which has carried the Chicago's Very Own moniker for decades. Before the group was bought they start rolling out the ".....Very Own" tagline to its stations across its bigger markets. This is a set is actually a better interpretation of the WGN set.

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Here is a cheesy set tour.
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Mouseboy332,688 posts since 10 Feb 2014
CBSN - BOSTON - Well according the newscaststudio CBSN Boston was able to a get a purpose built set. This marks the second purpose built set for the string of newly launched local news channels from CBS affiliates

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The set is small and serves the rolling news purppose in which it was designed for. Currently when sports are done they utilize the smaller screen to the right. This also used to present other stories so it breaks up the format for the viewer. Interviews were done from the regular set sofa area.
I wonder if this is the set the other channels will get when they launch, but then again CBSN Locals are run cost-effectively so its probably not likely. Newscast studio also mentions that the WBZ the Boston CBS affiliate will be relocating to new building nearby..

https://www.newscaststudio.com/2019/09/25/cbsn-boston/
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