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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 - 14:00
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Hours:
Mon - Fri 08:30 - 14:00
Sat - Sun 08:30 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

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 tour

My wife and I went on this tour with no real expectations. Always wanted to do it. It was pretty cool seeing some of the studios where some of the most famous shows are shot... read more

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Markham, Canada
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I went on this tour with no real expectations. Always wanted to do it. It was pretty cool seeing some of the studios where some of the most famous shows are shot such as The Tonight Show. It does give you a great perspective. The tour is not very long so give it a try if you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Took this tour with my teenage daughter who is interested in the industry. Great take and the pages were wonderful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I absolutley love NBC, technology and behind the scenes stuff. Our two tour guide pages were amazing. You don't get a lot of time in each area but everywhere you are brought i brilliant. You are usually shown 2 studios. If you go on a Sunday you have better chances to see Saturday Night Live and the Tonight Show sets.... More 

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RyanNBC, Manager at The Tour at NBC Studios, responded to this review

Hi th3m3p4rk, We're so glad you enjoyed your time on The Tour! Thanks for your review. Warm Regards, Ryan Michaelsen Director, The Tour at NBC Studios More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The revamped NBC tour is very good. We had very nice pages who were informative and happy. We saw Fallon's studio, NBC news, and SNL. Amazing to look over the SNL studio while the entire cast, extras, and Alec Baldwin were all rehearsing the cold open for that night's live show. They give some interesting history on the tour, and... More 

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RyanNBC, Manager at The Tour at NBC Studios, responded to this review

Hi TripTipDad, Thank you for your kind review of The Tour. How fantastic that you got to see the SNL cold open being rehearsed! Glad you enjoyed your time. Warm Regards, Ryan Michaelsen Director, The Tour at NBC Studios More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I took the tour early on a Wednesday morning by myself. Other than myself, a Brit, the eleven other members of the group were all Chinese. The tour relies very heavily on being an American who has grown up watching the shows that we toured, so it was a bit challenging for me and the other members of the group.... More 

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RyanNBC, Manager at The Tour at NBC Studios, responded to this review

Hi Ldnpanda, Thank you for your review. I'm sorry that you had a hard time following The Tour's content and felt awkward during our Tour Studio, but I hope you were able to come out with a positive experience otherwise. Warm Regards, Ryan Michaelsen Director, The Shop at NBC Studios More 

Stamford, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I am hoping someone at NBC sees this, because I really want to let you know how awesome two of your pages were. Julie and Sam hosted us on our 4pm tour on February 4th. They were both absolutely spectacular. We thoroughly enjoyed the tour, but we enjoyed it even more because of their knowledge & humor. So thank you.... More 

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RyanNBC, Manager at The Tour at NBC Studios, responded to this review

Hi boscobrand, Thank you so much for your kind review. Our Pages are definitely a highlight of The Tour, and I'm so glad you enjoyed Julie and Sam. Come back anytime! Warm Regards, Ryan Michaelsen Director, The Shop at NBC Studios More 

Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I happened to walk in the NBC store a saw sign for tours. I inquired and was told that weekends were better because some studios only film on weekdays! But do to other tics I had we booked early 9:30 am on Mon and got ere early ended up on 9:00am tour with only 4 other people.Fabulous got to see... More 

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RyanNBC, Manager at The Tour at NBC Studios, responded to this review

Hi chinagirl19us, Thank you so much for this great review. How exciting that not only did you get to see Jimmy Fallon's studio, but Jimmy Fallon himself! I'm so glad you had such a great experience. Warm Regards, Ryan Michaelsen Director, The Shop at NBC Studios More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Tour guides Taylor and Seamus were fun and informative. I loved seeing the studios. SNL was def my favorite. My kids and I loved recording the talk show at the end. What a great way to round of the tour. Highly recommended!

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RyanNBC, Manager at The Tour at NBC Studios, responded to this review

Hi Kathy, Thanks so much for your kind review. I'm so glad you and your kids enjoyed making your own talk show - I'm sure it came out great! Warm Regards, Ryan Michaelsen Director, The Shop at NBC Studios More 

Magnolia, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

So I finally scored tickets to the Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon and decided to do a day trip in NYC. We were a group of 4 and we decided to do the tour at NBC Studios before the show. The show is about an hour long (so it def gives you time to do other things); we saw the... More 

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RyanNBC, Manager at The Tour at NBC Studios, responded to this review

Hi Evelyn, Thank you so much for your kind review. We're so glad you loved The Tour! I'm sure you were a great host. Hope you enjoyed the Tonight Show as well! Warm Regards, Ryan Michaelsen Director, The Shop at NBC Studios More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My only complaint is I wish the tour was a bit longer. Making the show yourself at the end was fun but it eats up about 1/3 of the tour time. We went on a Monday morning and saw SNL and Seth Meyers studios.

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

Dear Mpriester, Thank you for your review. Although I am disappointed to hear the length of The Tour did not meet your expectations, I hope you had an overall great experience. Warm regards, Ryan Michaelsen Director, The Tour at NBC Studios More 

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