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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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8:30 am - 2:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 8:30 am - 2:00 pm
Sat - Sun 8:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

The first and most famous studio tour in television history is now...

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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My friend and I took the tour on Nov. 18. We enjoyed it very much. We saw the SNL studio and Seth Meyers studio. Our tour guides were very good. They were friendly and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My friend and I took the tour on Nov. 18. We enjoyed it very much. We saw the SNL studio and Seth Meyers studio. Our tour guides were very good. They were friendly and informative. We also saw behind the scenes techs. We had a great time doing the "mock" talk show and I was looking forward to downloading it.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

NBC has made some nice enhancements to this tour. The pages are informative and very friendly. You're guaranteed to see at least 2 studios. We were hoping to catch people rehearsing for SNL, but timing didn't work. The video at the end is a cute and fun addition.

Thank BillAmax
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

So much fun! This was definitely one of my top fav things on the entire trip. The pages were so informative, friendly, and fun. We had Christopher and Caroline. We got to see the SNL studio and Jimmy fallons studio. Everything is very well organised and laid out. Even the people working and moving around you are nice and professional-... More 

1 Thank JillCDN
Livonia, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The pages on the tour were excellent! We visited 3 real studios and production areas. Remember this is a real working studio. As we toured we heard SNL being set up for the night and saw "green rooms" as we walked past. This is interactive so all on the tour will be filmed in a mock TV show. Which is... More 

Thank Sallie A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015

I'm a huge SNL fan and wanted to see the studio so I did this tour. What you see depends on what studios are empty. I got to see the Jimmy Fallon set and the SNL studio. Jimmy Fallon's set is the old Johnny Carson set and Jimmy had everything placed exactly where Johnny had it. I was surprised at... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

Nice place to see while in New York. Gift shops and also some history. They offer tours as well. It seemed as though some of the sales associates were working off commission. They also have a candy shop.

2 Thank Michael B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

We lined up at 830am to get tickets for the Jimmy Fallon Show, but we would learn later that day that we should have skipped Starbucks and been there at 8am. So we received a numbered standby ticket and were instructed to return at 2pm - bring your ID with you when seeking standby tickets. That was when we were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Great tour. Loved visiting the set of Saturday Night Live and seeing some of the costumes and props. We arrived late and the staff was very accommodating.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Best Tonight Show host ever. I absolutely love this guy and this show is the perfect way to start my mornings before work (DVR). you should visit!

1 Thank mac2jeter
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

Overall enjoyed the tour but could be made more interactive I think and improve. sure, we got to see the studios, stars etc but in the main I didn't leave thinking wow! Jimmy Fallon was recording below us while there and felt they could e.g. expose the studio to allow a view etc. Visited YB 12/12

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