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The CBS
CBS
Broadcast Center is a television and radio production facility located in New York City. It is CBS's main East Coast production center, much as CBS
CBS
Television City in Los Angeles
Los Angeles
is the West Coast hub. It is also where the satire show Last Week Tonight
Last Week Tonight
is filmed.

Contents

1 Overview 2 History

2.1 CBS
CBS
takes over the depot 2.2 CBS
CBS
Broadcast Center and soap operas 2.3 "From the ABC Broadcast Center..."

3 Studios 4 References

Overview[edit] The nearly block-long facility at 524 West 57th Street, in the Hell's Kitchen section of Manhattan, serves as the headquarters of CBS
CBS
News, the CBSN
CBSN
live streaming news channel and the main broadcast facility for CBS
CBS
News, CBS
CBS
Sports, New York City
New York City
O&O flagship station WCBS-TV, and CBS-owned independent station WLNY. BET also used the Broadcast Center for then 106 & Park and other in-studio shows for the network (Both BET and CBS
CBS
were part of Viacom before being separated by the Viacom/ CBS
CBS
split). CBS
CBS
Television Distribution's nationally syndicated newsmagazine, Inside Edition, is also taped at the CBS
CBS
Broadcast Center. The Broadcast Center is also the production base for the CBS
CBS
Radio Network. The network's Master Control (aka Central Control) on the first floor also serves as the routing center for other programming distributed by Westwood One (formerly Dial Global). The radio network's flagship station, W CBS
CBS
(AM), was housed in the Broadcast Center from 2000 (moving from Black Rock, CBS's corporate headquarters at 51 West 52nd Street) until 2011 when it relocated to 345 Hudson Street in lower Manhattan, billed on-air as "The CBS
CBS
Hudson Square Broadcast Center." In addition to the Broadcast Center, CBS
CBS
has one other major studio in Manhattan
Manhattan
— the Ed Sullivan Theater
Ed Sullivan Theater
(CBS-TV Studio 50) at 1697 Broadway, the home of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The General Motors Building (CBS-TV Studio 58), on Fifth Avenue
Fifth Avenue
and 58th Street, was the home of The Early Show
The Early Show
until December 31, 2011. The Early Show's successor, CBS
CBS
This Morning, premiered from newly constructed Studio 57 at the Broadcast Center on January 9, 2012. The Center opened as the CBS
CBS
Production Center in the late 1950s, when the network's master control, film and videotape facilities, and four studios were located in the Grand Central Terminal
Grand Central Terminal
building. Operations moved from Grand Central to the Broadcast Center in stages, ending in late 1964. From the 1950s to 1970s, another prominent CBS
CBS
stage in New York was Studio 52 (now the disco-theater Studio 54) at 254 West 54th Street, around the corner from Studio 50. CBS
CBS
also leased the Himan Brown studios at 221 West 26th Street, now Chelsea Studios, for several shows in the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s. In early 2012, it was announced The Nate Berkus Show would not be renewed. After a few months it was announced that Anderson Cooper's talk show would move into Studio 42 leaving its home in the Time Warner Center. Also in 2012, CBS
CBS
acquired the Riverhead, Long Island-licensed WLNY-TV (Channel 55, cable channel 10), setting up a duopoly with WCBS-TV. Following the merger, CBS
CBS
moved that station's employees to the CBS Broadcast Center, with their former Melville facility maintained as the WCBS/ WLNY
WLNY
Long Island
Long Island
bureau offices. WLNY
WLNY
currently carries one program from Broadcast Center: a 9pm newscast with WCBS's news personnel from Broadcast Center. Live from the Couch, a morning show airing parallel to CBS
CBS
This Morning on WCBS, was broadcast on WLNY from 2012 until early 2014, when it was canceled due to low ratings. History[edit] CBS
CBS
takes over the depot[edit] The building in which the Broadcast Center is located formerly served as a dairy depot for Sheffield Farms. CBS, which had been using studios at Grand Central Terminal
Grand Central Terminal
and other theaters throughout Manhattan, purchased the site in 1952 and began using it regularly for TV in 1963. The radio network, with offices at 1 East 53rd Street and studios at 49 East 52nd Street, near the old CBS
CBS
corporate headquarters at 485 Madison Avenue, moved to the Broadcast Center in July 1964, while the television network's master control moved from Grand Central to the Broadcast Center in late 1964. The company spent $14.5 million to create what was, at the time, "the largest 'self-contained' radio and television production center in the United States and the most modern broadcasting plant of its kind in the world," as the New York Tribune put it in 1961.[1] CBS
CBS
Broadcast Center and soap operas[edit] Until January 2000, the Broadcast Center was home to CBS-TV's soap opera As the World Turns. Defunct serials Love of Life, Search for Tomorrow, Love is a Many Splendored Thing, and Where the Heart Is were also produced at the Broadcast Center. After a 37-year absence, Guiding Light
Guiding Light
returned to the Broadcast Center in September 2005, after 17 years at EUE/Screen Gems studios, 222 East 44th Street and 20 years at the CBS/Himan Brown studios at 221 West 26th Street. The show had been produced in Studio 45 at the CBS
CBS
Broadcast Center from 1965 to 1968 before moving to West 26th Street. GL used Studios 42 and 45 until its final broadcast on September 18, 2009. "From the ABC Broadcast Center..."[edit] In 1996, Brillstein-Grey Entertainment produced The Dana Carvey Show at the Broadcast Center for ABC. As a jab at CBS
CBS
(ABC's competition), the show's opening credits had a man with a paper version of the ABC logo on a ladder outside of the Broadcast Center covering over the CBS Eye logo while the announcer proclaimed "From the ABC Broadcast Center". Studios[edit]

33: 60 Minutes 41: Harry 42: Last Week Tonight
Last Week Tonight
with John Oliver / Full Frontal with Samantha Bee / The Rundown with Robin Thede 43: CBS
CBS
Sports/ CBS Sports
CBS Sports
Network 44: Good Morning Football 45: Inside Edition/ CBS
CBS
Sunday Morning 46: WCBS-TV
WCBS-TV
& WLNY 47: Currently empty. Former home of CBS
CBS
Evening News. 57: CBS News
CBS News
( CBS
CBS
Evening News, CBS
CBS
Overnight News, CBS
CBS
This Morning, and breaking news)[2] 57 Newsroom: CBSN, CBS
CBS
Weekend News and CBS
CBS
Morning News

References[edit]

^ Montopoli, Brian (2006-06-13). "Getting To Know The Broadcast Center". CBS
CBS
News. Archived from the original on 2016-04-03. Retrieved 2016-04-03.  ^ Hill, Michael (2012-01-09). "' CBS
CBS
This Morning' debuts from Studio 57". NewscastStudio. Retrieved 2012-01-09. 

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See also

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