The Culver Studios is a historic Colonial-styled movie studio located at 9336 W. Washington Blvd., in Culver City, California. It was the site of filming for Gone with the Wind, Citizen Kane and other classics from Hollywood’s Golden Age. Over the years, this film lot has been home to such names as Pathé RKO, Laird, Howard Hughes, and Desilu studios.
In addition to film classics, Culver Studios was the birthplace of such TV favorites as The Andy Griffith Show, Hogan's Heroes, Batman and Hallmark. Previous owners of Culver Studios have included Cecil B. DeMille, and eccentric businessman Howard Hughes.
Culver Studios has also been home to well-known TV shows over the years, including Lassie, Batman and The Andy Griffith Show along with such recent hits as The Nanny, Deal Or No Deal (both the 2005-09 network version and the first season of the syndicated version), Las Vegas and Mad About You. It was also the shooting location for the ninth season of Scrubs, Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, Ringer, and Don't Forget the Lyrics!. It is currently the filming location for the comedy Cougar Town and The Ricki Lake Show.
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