‘Ed Show,’ ‘Early Today’ Get New Sets

By Alex Weprin 

MSNBC and NBC News have quietly started using new sets for “The Ed Show” and “Early Today.” Newscast Studio noticed the changes, which include a large rear projection screen, bookcases and a wall of monitors.

As we wrote back in December, 2009, “The Ed Show” left MSNBC’s main studio and instead moved to a “news nook” because host Ed Schultz was more comfortable in the small studio:

Schultz regularly broadcasts his show from Minneapolis with a similar setup and the network felt Schultz, who also hosts a daily radio show, seemed more comfortable in that type of an arrangement.

The new studio is definitely no nook, as the above photo confirms,