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TVB City (Chinese: 電視廣播城; Cantonese Yale: din si gwong bo sing), is the headquarters of Television Broadcasts Limited developed by Sun Hung Kai Properties located at 77 Chun Choi Street in the Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate, Tseung Kwan O, Kowloon.

TVB City
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Overview of TVB City
TVB City is located in Hong Kong
TVB City
General information
Town or city77 Chun Choi Street
Tseung Kwan O Industrial Estate
Tseung Kwan O, Kowloon
Country Hong Kong
Coordinates22°16′45″N 114°16′21″E / 22.27917°N 114.27250°E / 22.27917; 114.27250Coordinates: 22°16′45″N 114°16′21″E / 22.27917°N 114.27250°E / 22.27917; 114.27250
Groundbreaking1 January 2000
Construction started1 March 2000
Completed21 September 2003
Opened22 September 2003 (Opening Public)
12 October 2003 (Grand Opening)
2 April 2016 (All HDTV)
Inaugurated22 September 2003 (Opening Public)
12 October 2003 (Grand Opening)
2 April 2016 (All HDTV)
Renovated22 February 2016 (All HDTV)
Cost2.2 billion HKD
Design and construction
ArchitectGensler International and
Leigh & Orange Architects
DeveloperSun Hung Kai Properties
Structural engineerDragages et Travaux publics (HK)

The HK$2.2 billion facility officially opened on 12 October 2003, with Chief Executive Donald Tsang and TVB chairman Raymond Chow in attendance. The 110,000 square-metre facility, which replaced TV City, was designed to allow for future developments such as digital television production. The facilities include an 11-story 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 broadcasters in Asia.

FacilitiesEdit

  • 24/7 News and Information which Basement Block - used for news and information which car park opening 24-hours 7-days a week.
  • 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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