Monday, August 24, 2009

Action News

We're only a matter of weeks away from the crew at PVI to be hanging their hat in their new building that was completed a few months back. Everyone has moved in and the news staff are now in the process of making their move. As I wrote below (from April)--I'm told there won't be any real drastic changes in the new set. Has anyone noticed the "crystal city skyline" is gone from the current set? I'm told big money was paid for that and it will be incorporated into the new set. Plans call for the crew to soon begin doing duplicate newscasts from the new studio as a rehearsal for going live from there in the next few weeks.

Posted 4/09: Look for the crew at WPVI to move into their new digs, next door, and be broadcasting from there by early September. I'm told that staff is pretty psyched about the new state-of-the-art facility along Monument Road just east of City Avenue and their current home which was considered "state-of-the-art" back in the day. Don't look for any drastic change in the on-air look of the Action News broadcasts, however. I'm told there will be a few tweaks here and there that are in the plan but overall--the home of Action News will pretty much look as it does now.


rob said...

I don't know if you ever look on the Action News Morning show message Board.

But, Matt O'Donnell has confirmed that they began the process of moving the crystal skyline to the new studio.

On another note, I wonder who will be the new sports director.

Anonymous said...

Not too much of a drastic change in set, but it is a lot sleeker and will have some new features incorporated into the set.

Anonymous said...

OH NEAT! Will be anxious to see it then. I hope it's bigger than what they have now. I still say a two story news set in this market would be cool as hell--like the FOX station in Miami.