FERRI LIGHTING DESIGN & ASSOCIATES SHEDS LIGHT ON
KEITH OLBERMANN’S RETURN TO TELEVISION
FLDA Lights ESPN2 Set for ‘Olbermann’
FOR RELEASE ON: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2013
NEW YORK – Ferri Lighting Design & Associates (FLDA) today announced that it has designed and installed the lighting for the ESPN2 talk show ‘Olbermann,’ Keith Olbermann’s return to television, at Times Square Studio in New York City The lighting design was headed up by FLDA’s senior lighting designer Bruce Ferri.
FLDA has worked regularly for ESPN over the years, and recently concluded the 2013 U.S. Open telecasts for ESPN last month, which included the industry’s first 100% outdoor LED lighting set. This year marked the fifth U.S. Open that FLDA has collaborated on with ESPN. FLDA’s other work for ESPN includes lighting designs for ESPN headquarters in Bristol, Connecticut; ESPN U; ESPN NBA LA; ESPN Pit Studio, and the shows ‘Numbers Don’t Lie’ and ‘Blitz.’
“The ESPN look is very familiar to us, and the talk show format needs to conform to this, as a complement to the talent, which in this case happens to be one of the more visible names in the industry,” said Bruce Ferri, senior lighting designer for FLDA. “We are very pleased to have designed the lighting for ‘Olbermann’ and we look forward to further work with the ESPN family.”
FLDA’s Emmy Award-winning team has achieved renown for its sports studio installations over the years, including multiple designs for ESPN, and for NBC Sports, NFL Network and the MLB Network, among others.