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The Tour at NBC Studios

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Address: 30 Rockefeller Plaza, The Shop at NBC Studios, New York City, NY 10112
Phone Number: +1 212-664-3700
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08:30 - 17:00
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Mon - Fri 08:30 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 08:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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The first and most famous studio tour in television history is now better...

The first and most famous studio tour in television history is now better than ever. It's more in depth. More interactive. And, above all, more fun.

You’ll enjoy behind-the-scenes access to the studios where your favorite

shows are made. Like Saturday Night Live, The Tonight Show Starring

Jimmy Fallon, Late Night with Seth Meyers and more.

An NBC Page will serve as your host and behind-the-scenes expert,

guiding you through the historic halls of 30 Rock. You’ll learn about the entire TV production process, from the writing process and producing to the ways TV content gets to your home.

You’ll then experience it all first hand as you and your fellow Tour guests produce your own show in our brand new Tour Studio. You can then

download your show to keep for free.

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Interesting take on the NBC and Studio operations

Recommend this tour. Lot of education about the broadcasting business. enjoyed the hands on taping of a talk show theme. Professionally done.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Shame, shame, shame NBC - the whole tour just reeks 'tourists, give us your money'. Our 'Pages' did a great job trying to make it better, but for the money, they could have showed us more; a real disappointment. I only gave it two stars because the 'interactive' part of the tour was the only positive thing about it. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a very nice tour if you are interested in the behind the scenes workings of some favorite TV shows. I learned a lot and enjoyed the pages we had. They were both knowlegeable and patient with everyone's questions. It was fun to create our own TV talk show at the end.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

My daughter is interested in movie production. I booked it thinking it sounded like fun. It was great. We were in line to check in at the NBC gift store and were given two tickets to Seth Myers monologue rehearsal. It worked perfectly with the end of our tour. We had lunch by the ice rink and went back for... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Recommend this tour. Lot of education about the broadcasting business. enjoyed the hands on taping of a talk show theme. Professionally done.

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RyanNBC, Director of Sales at The Tour at NBC Studios, responded to this review

Dear Denny H, Thank you for your review. I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed the tour. Warm regards, Ryan Michaelsen Director, The Tour at NBC Studios More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I am lucky to have my niece to work at NBC for the Roseen show and give me and my family and tour of the studios. I was amazed to be inside the news world and visited different sets and also be able to pretend to be doing the news.

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RyanNBC, Director of Sales at The Tour at NBC Studios, responded to this review

Dear Antonio B, Thank you for your review of The Tour at NBC Studios. I am pleased to hear you and your niece were able to enjoy the tour! Warm regards, Ryan Michaelsen Director, The Tour at NBC Studios More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I enjoyed the tour of the NBC Studios very much! I have a passion for media history and it doesn't get any better than NBC Studios in the heart of Manhattan! It is so exciting to get to see first hand the studios that have made so many memories for countless people all around the world. Not only did I... More 

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RyanNBC, Director of Sales at The Tour at NBC Studios, responded to this review

Dear Andy T T, Thank you for your kind review of The Tour at NBC Studios. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed the tour and that we were able to provide a memorable experience. Warm regards, Ryan Michaelsen Director, The Tour at NBC Studios More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The NBC studio tour is a must do for anyone who's watched SNL for 40 years. The other stages were interesting, but the SNL stage was what made it worthwhile. What fun!

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RyanNBC, Director of Sales at The Tour at NBC Studios, responded to this review

Dear magintoronto, Thank you for your review of The Tour at NBC Studios. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed the SNL studio. Warm regards, Ryan Michaelsen Director, The Tour at NBC Studios More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

At the start of the tour you got to watch a short video telling all about NBC. The two tour guides were so fun and knowledgeable! There wasn't anything they didn't know about NBC! We visited the SNL set and jimmy Fallon studios. Being such a big fan of both shows, seeing the studios and sets was amazing! You get... More 

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RyanNBC, Director of Sales at The Tour at NBC Studios, responded to this review

Dear enmaline21, Thank you for your kind review of The Tour at NBC Studios. I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed the tour and that the Pages were able to provide a memorable experience. Warm regards, Ryan Michaelsen Director, The Tour at NBC Studios More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a fantastic tour. Although it's fairly short (just over an hour) it's well worth the price. You get to visit several NBC studios including the Saturday Night Live studio, Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and NBC Nightly News. Keep in mind that these are working studios, so access to certain studios may sometimes be unavailable if it's in... More 

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RyanNBC, Director of Sales at The Tour at NBC Studios, responded to this review

Dear Jim P, Thank you for your kind review of The Tour at NBC Studios. I am so pleased to hear both you and your daughter enjoyed the tour and that our Pages were able to provide a memorable experience. Warm regards, Ryan Michaelsen Director, The Tour at NBC Studios More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Waste of money very boring tour. More time is spent being checked vigorously by security and you are treated like dirt!!! Heed my warning keep your money.

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RyanNBC, Director of Sales at The Tour at NBC Studios, responded to this review

Dear Lisa M, Thank you for taking the time to post your review to TripAdvisor. I am very disappointed to hear you received less than satisfactory service by our security team and have communicated this information to the appropriate departments. I hope we have the opportunity to host you on another tour in the future. Warm regards, Ryan Michaelsen Director,... More 

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