Burbank did almost all of the NBC game shows in the 1980s- "Sale of the 
Century," "Wheel of Fortune," and "Scrabble" among others. Doesn't "Days of 
Our Lives" still film in Burbank? 

On Tuesday, February 13, 2018 at 5:29:33 PM UTC-5, Jim Ellwanger wrote:
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> > On Feb 13, 2018, at 1:26 PM, Kevin M. <drunkba...@gmail.com 
> <javascript:>> wrote: 
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> > There were a few hot buttons in the control rooms of a few of the 
> Nightly News studios that could be pressed to go live, bypassing Skypath. I 
> know of a handful of instances when those buttons were pressed 
> accidentally; hilarity ensued. 
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> Yeah, the closed-captioner who was monitoring NBC's feed was always at the 
> ready to dial in to the modem for "studio 3B" (or whichever one was being 
> kept "hot" for special report purposes). 
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> I was never entirely clear on how things were working on the video 
> transmission side of things, but I do know that "Tonight Show" captions 
> went to a modem in Burbank, while "Late Night" (and "Later") captions went 
> to New York. Because there was a seamless transition between the shows, 
> there was some rigamarole involving the backup modem in the control room 
> and a production assistant -- by which I mean me -- being nervous about 
> accidentally disconnecting the wrong modem at the wrong time. (The captions 
> for the late-night shows were prepared in advance via an audio feed of the 
> taping, but were sent out "live" as they aired.) 
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>

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