Broadcast Facilities, a media services company led by former Pixar and Fox executive Simon Bax and Bill Tillson, the President of Broadcast Cable Services, Inc., announced the purchase of the Andrita Media Center in LA, from Playboy Enterprises.
The Andrita Media Center is a state-of-the-art High Definition (HD) media facility, fully equipped to go from live production to on-air distribution all from within the same building. The 106,000 square foot gated digital media facility provides 24/7 network origination, playback and satellite uplinking. Andrita is equipped with three television production stages with two HD/SD production control rooms. In addition, Andrita has a radio studio and 70,000 square feet of office, editing, dressing and support facilities.
Andrita transmits 21 cable networks 24/7, including 5,000 hours of “live” programming per year, via satellite and/or fiber. Andrita’s clients include MGM, Hallmark, SiTV, The Tennis Channel, The Africa Channel, World Championship Sports Network, Here! TV and Playboy.