facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

Report: NBC scraps $25M 'Tonight' studio plans

May 8, 2013 at 10:04 AM   |   Comments

| License Photo
NEW YORK, May 8 (UPI) -- NBC will renovate a New York studio to house "The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon" for $5 million instead of building a new one for $25 million.

The show is moving from Burbank, Calif., to Manhattan next year after Fallon takes over as host from Jay Leno.

The Hollywood Reporter said NBC planned for months to spend $25 million to combine Studios 6B and 8G at 30 Rockefeller Center and build a new 400-seat theater.

However, the network has since decided in favor of a $5 million renovation of Studio 6B, the current home of "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon."

The revamped studio will have a new look and be able to seat 240 people instead of 189, the entertainment industry trade newspaper said.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Kendra Wilkinson confronts Hank Baskett about cheating scandal Kendra Wilkinson confronts Hank Baskett about cheating scandal
2
Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik not a fan of 'Frozen' Big Bang Theory star Mayim Bialik not a fan of 'Frozen'
3
Lana Del Rey cancels European tour due to illness Lana Del Rey cancels European tour due to illness
4
Taylor Swift named People magazine's 'Best Dressed' celebrity Taylor Swift named People magazine's 'Best Dressed' celebrity
5
George Clooney made Maggie Smith swoon on 'Downton Abbey' George Clooney made Maggie Smith swoon on 'Downton Abbey'
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback