CBS News rebuilds MTV’s Older’TRL’ studio for election night

NEW YORK — Watch out for Britney Spears and the Jonas Bros.: CBS News is constructing a fresh high tech election night place at the Times Square studio in which MTV’s”Total Request Life” dominated the music world two years ago.

The group, in the ViacomCBS headquarters on Broadway, highlights contemporary wizardry such as”augmented reality” 3-D pictures and numerous information displays while providing sufficient roominess to protect staff members from becoming infected with COVID-19, ” the network said on Thursday.

“We are enabling our best political journalists with the most recent information visualization and storytelling gear to deliver as much clarity as we could to this particular election,” said CBS News President Susan Zirinsky.

New York and Hollywood studios frequently have several lives, and it may be interesting to follow their histories. From the early 2000s, music’s best artists journeyed to 1515 Broadway to speak to host Carson Daly and also to look out on lovers massing in Times Square below. The show’s unique incarnation finished in 2008.

Colors will be attracted to the dividers to the serious business of election night. For television programs, there is no larger night to display their wares compared to presidential elections nights. CBS wouldn’t state how much it was spending to retrofit the studio.

The coronavirus, that has pushed countless American workers into home offices, added to the challenge of producing the new studio,” said David Bohrman, executive producer of this election night coverage.

Everybody who enters the studio preparing for the election has to be analyzed for the coronavirus daily, he explained.

The community’s CBSN streaming agency will offer constant election protection from 7% on November 3. On tv, CBS will possess Major Garrett reporting on voter ethics, Jeff Pegues on misinformation, and Nancy Cordes on congressional races.