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|Town or city||Tai Chik Sha, Tseung Kwan O New Town, New Territories|
|Construction started||March 8, 2000|
|Completed||October 12, 2003|
|Cost||2.2 billion HKD|
|Design and construction|
|Architect||Gensler International and
Leigh & Orange Architects
|Structural engineer||Dragages et Travaux publics (HK)|
TVB City (simplified Chinese=电视广播城;Chinese: 電視廣播城; Cantonese Yale: din si gwong bo sing), is the headquarters of Television Broadcasts Limited, located at 77 Chun Choi Street in the Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate,Tai Chik Sha,Tseung Kwan O,New Territories, near to Shaw Studios. TVB is by far the biggest tenant of the estate and the first service-providing company in there.
The city officially opened on January 1, 2005 and was constructed at a cost of HK$$2.2 billion. It was designed to cope with future development and expansion, especially for digital television production.
TVB City has a building area of over 110,000 square metres, 30% more than that the old headquarters, TV City, at Clearwater Bay. The facilities includes a 11-storey broadcasting centre, workshops, a newsroom, a satellite antennae farm, two outdoor shooting sites and 22 production studios, of which "Studio 1" is one of the largest studio amongst all commercial television stations in Asia.
- Outdoor Shooting Sites - features buildings for traditional Chinese town and generic early 20th Century Hong Kong settings
- Workshop Block
- Main Block - along with Studio Road, it is often used as generic office building/hotel scenes for TVB's modern dramas
- Variety Studio Block - used for shooting variety and specials
- Drama Studio Block - used for shooting drama shows
- Satellite Antenna Farm
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