Friday, July 10, 2009

High Def Craig: Ferguson spills the beans at a taping

Talk Show News has been following the saga of "Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson" and why the heck it isn't broadcast in high definition, like its time slot competitors ("Late Night with Jimmy Fallon" and "Jimmy Kimmel Live"). There has been no official announcement, but thanks to a tipster who sent a link to this thread on AV Science Forum, it looks like Craig told his studio audience that the show will finally make the transition to HD in a few weeks:

I was in the studio audience last night (taping 7/8 for 7/9) and Craig informally announced that the LLS was taping ahead for August so that the studio (probably studio infrastructure) could be changed over to HD and not miss shows.
The show has been using Sony HD cameras for some time now, according to another AVS poster, who adds: "In fact, all stages in that facility use Sony HD cameras. What needs to be updated is the rest of the video infrastructure. It was their earliest digital SD studio using composite 4fsc & D2 tape, and it's the only one to use that format."

Of course, if and when CBS makes an official announcement, it will be posted here. C'mon CBS, we want to see stuff like this in all its high def glory:


  1. Anonymous said...

    As much as I would like to believe it, I'm finding it hard because of the single source it's coming from. The show's fans have been waiting for HD for ages and only one person that was in the audience mentions it on the net?

    -Malinky S.

  2. Anonymous said...

    oh jeez.
    Where did you get that crap vid? XD

    loves the blog.


  3. Anonymous said...

    the video is great...craig is hilarious.