TVB City

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TVB City
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Broadcasting Block
General information
Town or city Tai Chik Sha, Tseung Kwan O New Town, New Territories
Country  Hong Kong
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 (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 an 11-storey broadcasting centre, workshops, a newsroom, a satellite antenna 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.

Facilities[edit]

The map of TVB City
  • 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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Coordinates: 22°16′45″N 114°16′21″E / 22.27917°N 114.27250°E / 22.27917; 114.27250