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Articles Tagged Television

  • Friday, November 20, 2015
    PSW Staff 11/20/15 01:27 PM,
    Sean Callery is best known as the composer for the TV action drama 24, as well as hit programs La Femme Nikita, Bones and Homeland, and most recently this season’s new breakout hit on Fox, Minority Report. He will also be composing for Marvel’s upcoming Netflix original, Jessica Jones. Callery’s two-room studio complex in Los Angeles is designed and maintained by Andrew and Chris Papastephanou, who individually and collectively as consultants have dozens of leading studios and producers as clients… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsAVDigitalDigital Audio WorkstationsEngineerEthernetInterconnectManufacturerNetworkingProcessorStudio

  • Thursday, July 09, 2015
    PSW Staff 07/09/15 08:07 AM,
    Made in Sud is a primetime cabaret-style show performed by comedians, which is broadcast live every week from the historical RAI Auditorium, a large theatre in Naples. With more than 40 artists playing several characters during a three-hour live television show that included at least 120 costume changes, Giacomo Ramaglia, sound engineer and technical and audio management team in RAI’s production division, knew he would need a very durable microphone to cope with such a punishing regime. Given that the… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVManufacturerMicrophoneRemoteSound ReinforcementStageStudioWireless

  • Friday, June 12, 2015
    PSW Staff 06/12/15 07:10 AM,
    Sound recordist Ottó Oláh has been in the movie business for more than 30 years, and has worked as a location sound recordist on more than 25 films internationally, including several blockbuster American and European films, as well as several television shows and commercials. He has come to rely upon the Lectrosonics SMb transmitters to help him meet the challenges of location sound work. According to Ottó, the duties of a production sound engineer in Hungary are challenging like everywhere… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneMixerMonitoringRemoteTechnician

  • Tuesday, June 02, 2015
    PSW Staff 06/02/15 07:06 AM,
    Sábado Gigante is a Spanish-language television program broadcast by Univision and hosted by Chilean TV star, Don Francisco. The show currently filming its final season after 53 years on the air, making it the longest-running variety series in history. To capture the skits, interviews, competitions and live performances of the program’s conclusive season, the sound team has selected DPA microphones’d:screet 4061 omnidirectional miniature, d:fine 4066 omnidirectional headset and d:facto vocal microphones.  “I was introduced to DPA Microphones over 20 years… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVBusinessManufacturerMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStageStudioWireless

  • Thursday, May 07, 2015
    PSW Staff 05/07/15 11:59 AM,
    Lectrosonics caught up with Matt Bacon on the set of the successful Great British Menu TV show, produced by Optomen for the BBC. Since 2005 Matt has been working as a freelance sound supervisor and sound recordist on television dramas, reality shows and documentaries as well as a variety of entertainment productions, including all ten series of Great British Menu. The show is a prime time cooking contest in which the nation’s top chefs compete for the chance of cooking… View this story
    Filed in: AVNewsAVEngineerManufacturerMicrophoneRemoteStudioWireless

  • Friday, April 03, 2015
    PSW Staff 04/03/15 07:36 AM,
    Delivering intercom systems for live production, Riedel Communications has provided an Artist digital matrix intercom system and Acrobat wireless comms to Infostrada Creative Technology, a Dutch company responsible for technical production of a reality show in Germany. During production, Infostrada is using the Riedel equipment to create an intercom system that connects Infostrada’s Mobile Datacenter with remote locations on site. “We are using Riedel’s intercom solution because it has a strong record in terms of performance and ease of use,… View this story
    Filed in: AVAVDigitalInstallationRemoteWireless

  • Monday, December 08, 2014
    PSW Staff 12/08/14 08:22 AM,
    Gotham Sound and Communications in New York City was brought in to augment the audio production using a new Yamaha QL5 digital console and Rio1608-D input/output box for the HBO miniseries Show Me A Hero, from The Wire co-creator David Simon. Based on a non-fiction book by Lisa Belkin, the six-hour show that’s slated for broadcast in 2015 focuses on Nick Wasicsko, the youngest big-city mayor in the nation who finds himself in the center of a racial controversy when… View this story
    Filed in: Live SoundRecordingNewsConsolesDigitalInterconnectMixerNetworkingStudio

  • Tuesday, November 25, 2014
    PSW Staff 11/25/14 10:13 AM,
    Rado Stefanov, sound mixer for Counting Cars, a spin-off of the popular Pawn Stars program, has taken a unique approach to reality show recording and sound mixing. Instead of using a traditional boom technique, he relies on DPA Microphones’ d:screet 4063 Omnidirectional Miniature Microphones for both talent and ambient sound recording. Airing on the History network, Counting Cars chronicles the daily activities of Danny “The Count” Koker and his team at Count’s Kustoms, a car and motorcycle restoration and customization… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsMicrophoneSound ReinforcementStudio

  • Tuesday, July 29, 2014
    PSW Staff 07/29/14 02:08 PM,
    On CBS’ TV show Lucky Dog, animal trainer and behaviorist Brandon McMillan, visits his local shelter to rescue hard-to-love, out-of control, untrained, and unadoptable dogs. He then takes the dog back to his ranch for training before finding each one a home. Unfortunately, filming with out-of-control pups isn’t always walk in the (dog) park. As a result, Digital Hybrid Wireless technology from Lectrosonics played a vital role in capturing the show’s audio. Danny Hammer is the location sound mixer for… View this story
    Filed in: RecordingNewsDigitalManufacturerMicrophoneWireless

  • Friday, June 27, 2014
    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

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