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Omnipresent London London
Emily Maitlis also appeared on Good Morning America, from a park in Hammersmith, 4 minutes and 30 seconds into this clip:



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woodnorton London London
Emily Maitlis also appeared on Good Morning America, from a park in Hammersmith, 4 minutes and 30 seconds into this clip:




Looks like a backdrop, probably inside abc/Disney's offices by the flyover
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Willz STV Central Reporting Scotland
The new set looks really good with the newsnight branding!
It’s underrated
MD
MDQ1 STV Central Reporting Scotland
Willz posted:
The new set looks really good with the newsnight branding!


Agreed! Looks brilliant, suits the programme well… maybe they should stay there for good!
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Moz Wales Today
It looks ok, but they definitely shouldn’t stay.
#skillsforlife
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Brekkie Wales Wales Today
A shame to see the show demoted to a cupboard after their biggest scoop in years. Seems the only bit of furniture to make it to the temporary set was Emily's pink chair. I'm not the biggest fan of the pink sofas they use but they're part of the brand, and have now been ditched for a generic BBC news round table.

I do really like the curved Newsnight branding on the front of the desk - but the desk itself looks awful.
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RD
RDJ Central (West) Midlands Today
Not overly keen on the set. It does seem a bit cramped in there. But it's temporary so I'll live.

The worst bit is the peanut shaped desk with the elongated Newsnight covering. It seems a very bodge job and those desks aren't really designed for use for sit down interviews.
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CR
Critique Anglia (East) Look East
Ah, the Victoria Derbyshire-style desk strikes again! Absolutely baffles me how the desk for her show ending up being adopted as part of the set by loads of World Service studios - when the BBC opened their African news hub (or whatever they call it) a while back for some reason the same desk turned up there too.

I get that it's easy to shift off-screen if you're tight on space but it looks naff and doesn't match the rest of the set design, especially in the way seen on Newsnight tonight, where both sides of the set in that studio are seen, including the side with the 'normal' Studio B-esque desk!
623058: it just seems like your an mp3 whore
LL
London Lite Founding member London London
Seriously impressed with what they've done with that tiny studio. The only thing that lets it down is the dire mini desk, but pleased there's still a softer area and a large screen stand-up area to illustrate stories.

If anything, the set would be perfectly suitable for Derbyshire in addition.
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Rkolsen World News
Emily Maitlis also appeared on Good Morning America, from a park in Hammersmith, 4 minutes and 30 seconds into this clip:




Looks like a backdrop, probably inside abc/Disney's offices by the flyover


If you look her hairs blowing and audible noises of the road. There were only about 15 minutes between the CBS This Morning interview which ended at 7:17 AM and the GMA interview which occurred at about 7:36AM. The short time frame seems like it would be cutting it close. I could see the ABC team (or perhaps CBS*) sending a photog to meet Emily at for the interview.

* It is not unheard of in the US for the high profile interviews on the Sunday morning political shows for them to send one network crew to a guest if they are booked on multiple networks. Not quite sure how they work it out at the end - if its just an understanding that say CBS would provide the uplink one week, ABC the next and NBC the one after or if they are reimbursed.
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thegeek Founding member London London
Turnham Green, perhaps?
I did in the past see Sky News send a sat truck to Television Centre to interview a politician who'd been to do the Today programme - presumably their diary meant they couldn't get to Osterley or Millbank too, so instead did it down the line from in front of a brick wall on Wood Lane.
JK
JKDerry UTV Newsline
Oh dear, they had an aston with their political editor's name on screen for the start of the programme tonight. Bit sloppy.

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