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Articles Tagged Television

  • Thursday, May 07, 2015
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    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
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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



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