MTV Leaves Famed Times Square Studio

By Andrew Gauthier 

New York Post

We want our MTV back!

The cable channel plans to unplug its famed studio overlooking Times Square at the end of the year, according to landlord SL Green, which has put the space on the market.

MTV’s parent, Viacom, didn’t renew its studio lease when it extended its lease on more than 1 million square feet of offices at 1515 Broadway, between 44th and 45th streets, last year. And while it could still make an offer on the space that’s now possibly 10 times more costly than it was 12 years ago, it has not yet done so.

“We’re taking it back from MTV at end of year,” SL Green Leasing Director Steven Durels said. More…