CBS

Even TV Shows Like ‘Blue Bloods’ Prefer Pre-Cemusa Newsstands

Posted April 4, 2016 at 9:23 am

Since its debut five years ago, popular CBS series Blue Bloods has made a habit of filming on the streets of the Lower East Side. Locals have become accustomed to constant film shoots (and Donnie Wahlberg) each season. Today and tomorrow, you can expect production activities quartered on Monroe Street between Pike and Market. For the shoot, […]

Filed Under

‘Limitless’ Sequel to Bradley Cooper Movie is Filming on Rivington Street Today

Posted November 13, 2015 at 5:19 am

It’s Friday the 13th, but nothing of the sort is filming on the Lower East Side. Only the television series sequel to Limitless, currently in its inaugural run for CBS. The production is centered in the immediate vicinity of Rivington and Forsyth Streets. Limitless premiered on CBS back in September, focusing on a man (Jake McDorman) who […]

Filed Under

Why You Might See ‘Madam Secretary’ Téa Leoni on East Broadway Today

Posted November 4, 2015 at 10:23 am

​The Seward Park environs have all of a sudden become a popular filming destination. Indeed. In the last couple weeks alone, over three big-budget productions clogged the streets to film scenes – two of which were from HBO. This time around, it’s the Secretary of State coming to the neighborhood. The fake one (i.e. Téa […]

Filed Under

Why there was a Subway Entrance on Avenue C Yesterday

Posted July 29, 2015 at 10:42 am

Alphabet City was Brooklyn yesterday. For a brief period, at least. This realistic subway entrance appeared yesterday morning in the abandoned Mobil gas station that will soon sprout new development. Its placement was actually a filming prop for the CBS show Blue Bloods, which often films around the Lower East Side. Naturally. Several readers spotted […]

Filed Under

Streets

‘Limitless’ TV Sequel to Bradley Cooper Movie is Filming on East Broadway Today

Posted July 27, 2015 at 5:12 am

A solid chunk of the Lower East Side below East Broadway is earmarked for filming activities today. On the docket is production for the television sequel to the 2011 film Limitless, starring Bradley Cooper. The obligatory laminates currently criss-cross the blocks from Clinton and Rutgers Streets. Back in May, CBS ordered the Limitless sequel, a […]

Filed Under

Revived from the Dead, ‘Unforgettable’ Filming on Essex Street Today

Posted June 29, 2015 at 10:09 am

The troubled police procedural Unforgettable is back in production as we speak, and will be filming scenes on the Lower East Side today. Those obligatory “no parking” signs cordon off the area surrounding East Houston and Essex Streets. Unforgettable has been rather, well, forgettable. CBS canceled the show twice during its four-year run. Cable network […]

Filed Under

Streets

‘Blue Bloods’ Season 5 Filming on Essex Street Today

Posted October 9, 2014 at 10:00 am

For some five years, CBS, among others, has routinely employed the Lower East Side as backdrop in its production of Blue Bloods. This current fifth season is certainly no exception. Having already premiered a couple weeks ago, the show is again in the neighborhood today. You may wanna steer clear of lower Essex Street for most […]

Filed Under

Streets

‘Blue Bloods’ Taking Over the Lower East Side Today

Posted March 10, 2014 at 9:32 am

CBS will occupy a large swath of the Lower East Side today to film scenes for its popular Blue Bloods cop drama. A record area of real estate is cordoned off for the shoot, from the Bowery eastward to Norfolk Street. Buckle up. And don’t let those PAs boss you.

Filed Under

Streets

Jim Gaffigan Filming CBS Pilot in Little Italy Today

Posted February 10, 2014 at 10:27 am

Last summer, CBS resurrected the Jim Gaffigan comedy pilot – Gaffigan – after sitting on the idea for a year and change. The network had previously passed on turning the script into a regular series. Not anymore; filming began around the Lower East Side in July. And it’ll continue today. Signs are posted across Little […]

Filed Under

Streets

‘Person of Interest’ to Film at Libation Today

Posted November 26, 2013 at 10:03 am

CBS producers have a collective hard-on for the Lower East Side. Indeed, not a season goes by without crime drama Person of Interest filming in the neighborhood. Today’s shoot is on Ludlow Street in Hell Square, the second such production in as many days for this beleaguered area. And it appears as though the scene will […]

Filed Under