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WQED's studio, production and post-production facilities are truly state of the art. The facility underwent a major renovation completed in the spring of 2008 and is now fully HD capable for field shooting, studio production, editing and graphics. With three studios, two control rooms, four editing suites, and an experienced professional staff, WQED can host a production of nearly any size; from simple bare-wall rentals and one camera satellite uplinks, to commercials, teleconferences, live feed concerts, satellite media tours, and movie shoots.
The WQED studios are located just outside of Downtown Pittsburgh and are within close proximity to the cities major University's, hospitals, sports stadiums and arts organizations. Additionally, we are located just 20 miles north of Pittsburgh International Airport.
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Click a floorplan below to Take a Virtual Tour of WQED's Facilities:
WQED Facility is recognized by BROADCAST ENGINEERING Magazine
As the first community owned and operated television station in the country, WQED has a rich history including production credits for: nearly 900 episodes of Mister Rogers Neighborhood, Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?, National Geographic Specials, The War That Made America, The American Soundtrack Concert Series (Doo Wop 50, This Land is Your Land), Rick Sebak's National Scrapbook Documentaries (A Hot Dog Program) and his many programs about Pittsburgh (Kennywood Memories), not to mention hundreds of cooking marathons featuring WQED's own Chris Fennimore (QED Cooks and America's Home Cooking) and countless local productions (OnQ Magazine, Black Horizons).
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Interesting Facts About WQED and its Studios
- WQED went on the air on April 1, 1954 as the first public television station in the United States.
- Nearly 900 episodes of Mister Rogers' Neighborhood were produced at the WQED studios.
- Pittsburgh native Michael Keaton worked on the set of Mister Rogers Neighborhood.
- WQED's Studio A is one of the largest studios between New York and Chicago! The dimensions are 80' x 80' and the ceiling is 21' high.
- In the early 1990's parts of three Hollywood films were shot in the WQED studios, Bob Roberts (1991) directed by and starring Tim Robbins, Roommates (1993) starring Peter Falk and DB Sweeny and Only You (1994) starring Marisa Tomei and Robert Downey Jr.
- A three-story apartment building was constructed in WQED's Studio A for the production of the 1994 Hollywood film Only You starring Marisa Tomei and Robert Downey Jr. After the production the apartment's kitchen was donated to WQED and thus began the production of many WQED cooking marathons.
- Many famous people have performed and/or visited the WQED studios including: Fred Rogers, Michael Keaton, Sarah Ferguson, Sting, Winton Marsalis, Peter Falk, Katie Couric, Carol Channing, Marisa Tomei, Robert Downey Jr., Tim Robbins, Susan Sarandon, Graham Greene, Danny Glover, Bill Clinton, Nancy Regan,The Temptations, Gwen Ifill, Judy Woodruff, Lidia Bastianich, Lynn Swan, Louis Lipps, Rocky Bleier, Shirley Jones, John Bayless, Stanley Jordan, Kim Peek (the real Rain Man), Pennsylvania Governor Ed Rendell, amongst many others.
- In the 1990s WQED's sister television station WQEX was operated completely within WQED's smallest studio, Studio C. From this one room the station was completely self-contained, housing the administration, production, programming, and master control operations from this one 35' x 35' room.