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Articles Tagged Television

  • Friday, June 27, 2014
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    PSW Staff 06/27/14 02:44 PM,
    Emmy Award-winning reality television singing competition The Voice has been a ratings juggernaut for NBC, with Season Six debuting at the end of February 2014 to an audience of nearly 16 million viewers. As the season moved into its final live performance phase in April at Universal Studios in Los Angeles, front-of-house mixer Andrew “Fletch” Fletcher selected the DiGiCo SD7 console as the best choice to optimize broadcast audio quality and manage the show’s large number of inputs and outputs.… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConcertConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Wednesday, April 16, 2014
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    PSW Staff 04/16/14 09:52 AM,
    George - Aris Anastassopoulos, one of the location sound engineers for Back2Back Productions’ Pedal to the Metal, is tasked with capturing the roar of the engine as the car passes the camera—challenging work with little margin for error. In order to accomplish it he relies on Digital Hybrid Wireless microphone technology from Lectrosonics. Anastassopoulos has been working in professional audio for better than fifteen years—starting as a recording engineer for classical and orchestral recordings in addition to handling live sound… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsMicrophoneWireless

  • Thursday, March 27, 2014
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    PSW Staff 03/27/14 01:55 PM,
    Situated at the MediArena in Amsterdam, the new Endemol Sport studios have been equipped with two 42-fader Harman Studer Vista 5 digital mixing consoles as part of an innovative production design, involving three studios and three galleries on the same fiber backbone. The consoles were supplied by Heynen, Studer’s Dutch distributors, and installed by system integrator DutchView. These form the audio control of a sophisticated fit-out initiated by Eredivisie Media & Marketing to mark the start of the 2013-2014 Dutch… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigitalManufacturerStudio

  • Thursday, January 16, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/16/14 11:02 AM,
    The Arsenio Hall Show premiered in September 2013 and features a mix of comedy, music and celebrity guests, adding a new perspective to the late-night scene. Hosted by comedian and actor Arsenio Hall, the daily, one-hour nationally syndicated late-night talk show is anchored by the Tribune Broadcasting Station Group and produced by CBS Television Distribution. Peter Baird, the sound system designer as well as the music mixer for The Arsenio Hall Show, along with the production mixer, house and monitor… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundNewsConsolesDigitalSound ReinforcementStage

  • Monday, January 13, 2014
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    PSW Staff 01/13/14 03:10 PM,
    Knowing “you’re only as good as your last successful project,” the location sound crew behind the scenes of “Oprah’s Next Chapter”—the immensely popular primetime television show on The Oprah Winfrey Network—relies on Digital Hybrid Wireless Technology from Lectrosonics. Chicago-based freelance location sound mixer Matt Vogel is one of the principal sound engineers on the program, and reports that Lectrosonics equipment is used extensively in the production of the show. “We use a lot of Lectrosonics gear to make the show… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneRemoteStageStudioWireless

  • Monday, September 16, 2013
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    PSW Staff 09/16/13 08:06 AM,
    Housed in the music pavilion at Hilversum’s Media Park, United is a full service company, providing technical and creative support for various broadcast organizations on a national and international basis. Part of the Euro Media Group since 2007, their clients include Endemol Sports and various public broadcasters. Recently the company purchased a compact Harman Studer Vista 1 all-in-one console for use on the daily Koffietijd (Coffee Time) program, broadcast by popular commercial station, RTL4. The new 32-fader desk, which was… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsConsolesDigitalStudio

  • Thursday, August 15, 2013
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    PSW Staff 08/15/13 01:27 PM,
    The Danish docudrama “1864” is a docudrama about the war between Denmark and Germany that occurred in 1864. It is currently being filmed at various locations in the Czech Republic and Denmark. The 22m recording of “1864” will be the foundation for both a movie and a TV-series to be released in 2014 to mark the 150th anniversary of the war. Ministi Film and Martin Saabye Andersen (sound mixer) are spearheading the project.  Andersen decided to utilize transmitters and receivers… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneMixerSound ReinforcementWireless

  • Friday, June 21, 2013
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    PSW Staff 06/21/13 01:24 PM,
    LazyTown Entertainment in Iceland is using DPA miniature microphones to capture the audio for the multi-award winning LazyTown pre-school television show, which is now shooting its fourth series in Iceland. LazyTown is a leading and highly respected children’s entertainment brand comprising an award-winning TV series, live stage shows, sports events, publishing, and more. The LazyTown concept is entertainment for children and the whole family, dedicated to promoting a healthy lifestyle in a fun and engaging way. The TV show has… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageWireless

  • Monday, January 21, 2013
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    PSW Staff 01/21/13 09:16 AM,
    Los Angeles, CA-based production sound mixer David Kelson is constantly challenged with the uncontrollable variables that come with his job, including surround noise, digital RF interference and little time for experimentation, which he overcomes with assistance from a range of Lectrosonics wireless products. Having worked in location sound for the TV and film industry since 1982, some of Kelson’s recent projects include The Walking Dead on the AMC network (American Movie Classics) and the TV movie Steel Magnolias, and he… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsProductMicrophoneTechnicianWireless

  • Tuesday, December 18, 2012
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    PSW Staff 12/18/12 02:34 PM,
    From exotic cars, jets, motorcycles, and yachts to electronics, hotels, restaurants, and more, Carlyle’s Picks provides informative recommendations of today’s top products and services. When you’re working to convey the experience of being behind the wheel of a Lamborghini or cruising aboard a luxury yacht, a huge part of the challenge is accurately capturing the sound. That’s why Carlyle Murciélago, Executive Producer for Carlyle’s Picks—a leading destination on YouTube—and Steven Aleman, principal photographer, rely on their B3 Omni Round Lavaliere… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsProductionMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio