CBS TELEVISION CITY
in Los Angeles, CA


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About the studio...

As a part of its rich broadcast history, CBS has brought us such groundbreaking classics as “The Ed Sullivan Show,” “I Love Lucy,” “Perry Mason,” “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” “M*A*S*H,” and “All In The Family” The studio celebrated its 50th Anniversary in 1998. 

CBS Television City is built on the former site of Gilmore Stadium, which was the playing field of LA's first professional football team, the Bulldogs. Since then its production facilities have served as home to such shows as “The Carol Burnett Show” and “The Sonny & Cher Show.” 

Currently, “The Young & the Restless,” “The Bold and the Beautiful,” “Dennis Miller Live,” “Politically Incorrect,” and “Hollywood Squares” are taped here. But it's “The Price is Right,” hosted by Bob Barker, that brings thousands of fans here in hopes of being asked to "Come on down." 

The CBS Gift Shop offers a variety of souvenirs from all your favorite CBS shows. Their hours are 10 AM – 5 PM Monday through Friday. 
 
 


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7800 Beverly Blvd.
Los Angeles, CA 90036

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Fun Things To Do Near This Studio:
 

FARMERS MARKET 
The Farmers Market became an instant institution, when in 1934, a contingent of farmers pulled their trucks onto an empty lot and displayed their produce on the tailgates of their vehicles. It soon became the central meeting place for Angeleno’s. “Meet me at 3rd and Fairfax” has become a common phrase in the city! The Market continues to offer farm fresh produce as well as restaurants, gift shops, magazines, books and services. Sit at the counter or patio of Kokomo's for great BLTs. For Cajon, The Gumbo Pot has delicious jambalaya. Du-Par's is a retro style coffehouse with great pancakes and homemade pies. 
Summer Hours: Mon – Sat 9AM – 7PM Sunday 10AM – 6PM 
Winter Hours: Mon – Sat 10AM – 6PM Sunday 9AM – 5PM 
Parking: Free at Farmers Market lot 


LOS ANGELES COUNTY ART MUSEUM 
5905 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90036 
(323) 857-6000 
The Permanent Collection includes American Art (late 19th C early 20th C), Ancient and Islamic Art, Costumes and Textiles, Decorative Arts, European Painting and Sculpture, Japanese Art, Chinese and Korean Art, Paintings and Drawings,Photography, and Latin American Art. Special Exhibits featured throughout the year. Tours available. Concerts and Film Series offered. Call for current schedule. 
The Museum Store offers a large selection of books, cards, exhibition catalogues, posters, jewelry, and gifts. 
Eat at the Pentimento Restaurant or Plaza Cafe. 
Hours: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 12PM-8PM, Friday 12PM-9PM, Saturday to Sunday 11AM-8PM Closed Wednesdays, Thanksgiving, and Christmas 
Admission: Adult $7, Seniors (62+) $5, Students (18+) with ID $5, Children(6-17) $1 (under 5) Free 
Second Tuesday of the month Free to all. 


THE PAGE MUSEUM AT THE LA BREA TAR PITS 
WIlshire Blvd at Curson Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90036 
(323) 934-PAGE 
Check out this centuries-old repository of Ice-Age fossils. 
Visitors learn about Los Angeles as it was 10,000 - 40,000 years ago, during the last Ice-Age, when saber-toothed cats and mammoths roamed the LA Basin. Outside the museum are the tar pits and life-size replicas of some of the extinct animals. Be sure to check out the Museum Shop! 
Hours: Mon to Fri 9:30AM-5PM, Sat to Sun 10AM-5PM. 
Closed Independence Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years Day 
Admission: Adults $6, Seniors (62+)$3.50, Students with ID $3.50, Children(5-10) $2 (under 5) Free, Members Free 
Museum Parking Lot $5 with validation, $7.50 without Page Museum validation. 


PETERSON AUTOMOTIVE MUSEUM 
6060 Wilshire Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90036 
(323) 930-CARS 
Take a journey through one of mankind's greatest achievements... The Automobile. 
100 Years of automotive history. The Collection includes fast cars, classic cars, sportscars, seen in the movies cars, and many more. 
Hours: Tuesday to Sunday 10AM - 6PM 
Admission: Adults $7, Children (5-12)$5 (under 5) Free, Seniors $6, Museum Members Free. 
Secured Museum Parking: $6 


BEVERLY CENTER (mall) 
The Beverly Center features more than 160 trend-setting specialty stores and restaurants. Translation services are available in every store and restaurant. Please visit the California Welcome Center at the Beverly Center for further information and assistance. 
Macy's, Bloomingdale's, Food Court, 16 screens 
8500 Beverly Blvd , Los Angeles, CA 90048 
(310) 854-0070 
Hours: Mon – Fri 10AM – 9PM Saturday 10AM –8PM Sunday 11AM – 6PM 
Parking: $1 for the first three hours. 
 

GRAUMAN'S CHINESE THEATER 
6925 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028 
Built in 1927, this has been the site of countless Hollywood Premieres and home to the legendary footprints of some of Hollywood’s biggest stars!! Legend has it that actress Norma Talmadge accidentally stepped in the wet cement which inspired Sid Grauman to round up Mary Pickford and Douglas Fairbanks to do the same thereby inaugurating the worlld's largest autograph album! Come see the footprint’s and inscriptions of Shirley Temple, Bette Davis, John Wayne (as Lucy Ricardo did), Humphrey Bogart, Clark Gable, Marilyn Monroe, Clint Eastwood, Tom Cruise, Harrison Ford, and so many many more…. 
 

HOLLYWOOD WALK OF FAME 
Hollywood Blvd from La Brea to Gower and Vine Street from Yucca to Sunset Blvd 
The first star was placed on the Walk of Fame on February 9, 1960 for actress Joanne Woodward. Since then hundreds of personalities from the entertainment world have been honored for helping to make Hollywood the most famous community in the world! 
Be sure to look for your favorite celebrities. 
The distinctive bronze stars are embedded in pink terrazzo and surrounded by charcoal terrazzo squares. Each star is engraved with the name of the artist and with an emblem identifying the category in which they are being honored - Motion Pictures, Television, Radio, Recording, or Live Theater. The walk has been designated by the City of Los Angeles as a Cultural and Historical Landmark. 
To find a list of star locations try one of the souvenir shops on the Boulevard or one of the local newsstands. 
 

HOLLYWOOD ENTERTAINMENT MUSEUM 
7021 Hollywood Blvd. 
Hollywood, CA 90028 
(323) 465-7900 (24 hour info line) 
The Museum celebrates the achievements and history of Hollywood. Featured are the actual sets from “Star Trek” and “Cheers!” 
Museum Shop 
Summer Hours (Memorial Day – Labor Day) 10AM to 6PM Mon – Sat, 11AM to 6PM Sunday 
Winter Hours 11AM – 6PM, Closed Wednesday 
Adults $7.50, Students with ID $4.50, Children (5-12) $4.00 (under 4 Free) Seniors (60+) $4.50 
 

HOLLYWOOD ROOSEVELT HOTEL 
7000 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90048 
(323) 466-7000 
A member of the National Historic Register, The Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel was founded in 1927 by a group of Hollywood luminaries who included Mary Pickford, Douglas Fairbanks, Charlie Chaplin, Sid Grauman, and Louis B. Mayer. 
In 1929 the first Academy Awards were presented at a black-tie dinner, held in the Blossom Room of the hotel. Following dinner, Academy president Douglas Fairbanks made the presentations. Twelve Oscars were handed out in less then 10 minutes! Among the recipients was Janet Gaynor for Best Actress and “Wings” as Best Picture. Receiving special awards that evening were Charlie Chaplin for his versatility and genius as an actor and to Warner Bros. for producing the first talking picture, “The Jazz Singer.” 
The Hotel has hosted many celebrities over the years. Among them Clark Gable and Carol Lombard. It’s rumored that the ghosts of Montgomery Clift and Marilyn Monroe still haunt the hotel. 
Top entertainers have played the art-deco styled Cinegrill and crowds are still drawn to this well known cabaret. On the Mezzanine level you can take a self-guided tour of a Museum that depicts the history of Hollywood and the movies. 
Parking: Hotel Valet or on street parking. There are also parking lots across the street 


CANTER'S 
419 N. Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90036 
(323) 651-2030 
This time-honored kosher deli is opened 24 hours a day. It’s a popular hangout for celebs and locals alike. 
Moderately priced. Casual Attire. 


HAMBURGER HAMLET 
6914 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028 
(323) 467-6106 
Founder, Harry Lewis, opened the first Hamburger Hamlet in 1950. Dubbed the “coffee shop to the stars,” the original locations featured leather booths and rich walnut paneling. Signature dishes include the lobster bisque, hamburgers, and “those potatoes.” 
Moderately priced. Casual Attire. 
Located across the street from the Grauman's Chinese Theater. 
Hours: 11 Am to 11 PM Monday – Thursday 11 AM – 12 AM Friday and Saturday 
8 AM – 11 PM Sunday 
 

EL COYOTE 
7312 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036 
(323) 939-2255 
This “legendary” Mexican restaurant is conveniently located near CBS Television City. Food is inexpensively priced. Casual attire. 
Hours: 11 AM to 10 PM Sunday - Thursday 
11 AM to 11 PM Friday - Saturday 


HARD ROCK CAFE 
8600 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90048 
(310) 276-7605 
Look for the midnight blue cadillac with painted flames that that has crashed through the cafe roof! Enjoy the rock and roll memorabilia and maybe catch a celebrity sighting... Casual attire. Moderately priced. 




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