Days is the last of the NBC shows still produced at what is now the non-NBC
“The Burbank Studios.” The old Johnny Carson studio is now an “e sports”
arena where people go to watch other people play games on their phones.

On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 2:34 AM daniel anderson <
danielanderson2...@gmail.com> wrote:

> 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:
>
>>
>>
>> > On Feb 13, 2018, at 1:26 PM, Kevin M. <drunkba...@gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > 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.
>>
>> 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).
>>
>> 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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