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Fox Prepping for Long Shoot at 6th & Broadway

By Eric Richardson
Published: Thursday, May 21, 2009, at 03:53PM
No Parking Eric Richardson [Flickr]

Parking signage from a television shoot on Olive street in September.

Filming for Fox's "Date Night" will lead to detours over the next week, as the Steve Carell / Tina Fey picture shoots at the intersection of 6th and Broadway. Starting tonight, filming will lead to closures on Broadway most nights next week, including a request to close all east west streets from 4th to 7th.

Filming tonight, the only night for which a notice has been released, will take place from 8pm to 6am. From the scene description:

EXTERIOR AUTOMATIC, FULL LOAD BLANK GUNFIRE (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM) FULL PLUG BARRELL GUN (No sound) 10:00 P.M. - 6:00 A.M. SIMULATED BULLET EFFECTS Pending Community Survey Occasional traffic and pedestrian control. Driving scenes. Equipment on sidewalk, curb lane and across the street. Exterior dialogue. Near hits & misses. Stunt driving. Wetting of the street. Condor and crane. Generator. Picture vehicles.

Tomorrow at the Board of Public Works, two street closure requests indicate Fox plans for a much longer stay in the neighborhood. The first asks for permission to close Broadway (from 5th to 7th) and 6th (from Hill to Spring) nightly Tuesday, May 26, through Saturday, May 30.

A second request asks permission to close off Broadway from 3rd to 8th, including closures of 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th. Those closures are listed as "Tuesday through Thursday, May 26-28, 2009 from 8:00 p.m. to 6:00 a.m., and on Friday through Saturday, May 29-30, 2009 from 8:00 p.m. to 9:00 a.m."

"Date Night" also filmed at 6th and Broadway on May 1.


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