Free TV Show Tickets in New York City

There are over 45 TV shows being taped at any one time in the New York City area. All TV show tickets are free. Some shows also pay audience members to attend the taping. The tapings can sometimes be slow and a bit tedious. The pay to attend these types of shows is about $15/hour and the gig can last for up to 8 hours.

There are over 45 TV shows being taped at any one time in the New York City area. All TV show tickets are free. Some shows also pay audience members to attend the taping. The tapings can sometimes be slow and a bit tedious. The pay to attend these types of shows is about $15/hour and the gig can last for up to 8 hours.

TV Show Ticket List

Michael Stahan hosts $100000 Pyramid

The $100,000 Pyramid

ABC Studio TV-2

Genre: Game Show
Duration: 3 hrs
Tapings Per Week: 14
Paid Gig: NO

A new incarnation of a classic TV show now with Michael Strahan as the host. Contestants compete in a game of word association to win $100,000.

Amber Ruffin show

The Amber Ruffin Show

NBC Studio 8G

Genre: Talk Show
Duration: 1.5 hours
Tapings Per Week: 1
Paid Gig: NO

The late night comedy talk show, hosted by Amber Ruffin, features a variety of sketches and monologues and is only available on streaming services

Anderson Cooper as host of CNN news show AC 360

Anderson Cooper 360

Time Warner Center

Genre: News TV show
Duration: 1 hr
Tapings Per Week: 5
Paid Gig: NO

Anderson Cooper 360 is television news show broadcast on CNN where Cooper hosts the show from CNN's Studios at NYC's Time Warner Center

Bobby Flay hosts competitive cooking show Beat Bobby Flay

Beat Bobby Flay

Brooklyn Fire Proof Stages

Genre: Cooking Competition Show
Duration: 6 hrs
Tapings Per Week: 0
Paid Gig: $65

Beat Bobby Flay is a culinary cross between a friendly cooking competition and a reality television show. Aired on the Food Network and hosted by Bobby Flay

The Build Show Series

Build Show

AOL Headquarters

Genre: Talk Show/Interview
Duration: 2 hrs
Tapings Per Week: 10-12
Paid Gig: $75

Build Show Series is one-on-one interview show with a variety of guests including actors, entrepreneurs, musicians and other pop culture notables

Hosts of CBS This Morning news and talk show

CBS This Morning

CBS Broadcast Center 524

Genre: News Program
Duration: 2 hrs
Tapings Per Week: 6
Paid Gig: NO

Once a soft-news lifestyle format morning show, CBS This Morning is now a hard-news TV show. As ratings rise and fall, the show adjusts its news format.

Centerstage with Michael Kay Logo

CenterStage

AMV Unitel Studio 57

Genre: Interview
Duration: 1 hr
Tapings Per Week: 20 shows a year
Paid Gig: NO

CenterStage is an hour long, one-on-one interview TV show hosted by Michael Kay. The audience gets an intimate level of access to athletes and celebrities.

Host of The Daily Show Trevor Noah

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah

Daily Show Studios

Genre: Political Satire
Duration: 30-60 min
Tapings Per Week: 4
Paid Gig: NO

The Daily Show with Trevor Noah is a satirical news program airing late nights on Comedy Central. Noah has hosted the show since Jon Stewart left in 2015.

Desus and Mero on Showtime

Desus & Mero

CBS Studio 528 B

Genre: Comedy/Talk Show
Duration: 1 hour
Tapings Per Week: 2
Paid Gig: NO

Desus & Mero is a late night talk show that discusses everything from pop culture to politics, all through the lens of unadulterated Bronx slang.

Dr Mehmet Oz hosts Dr Oz talk show

Dr Oz

ABC Studio TV-1

Genre: Daytime Talk Show
Duration: 2 hrs
Tapings Per Week: 6
Paid Gig: NO

The Dr. Oz Show is a daytime health and wellness talk show. The show consists of interviews with fitness specialists and discussions about the human body.

The Drew Barrymore Show

CBS Broadcast Center Studio 57

Genre: Talk Show
Duration: 75 - 120 minutes
Tapings Per Week: 6
Paid Gig: NO

The Drew Barrymore Show is a CBS show that is all about positivity and energy. The show contains lifestyle segments, celebrity interviews and human interest stories.

Ainsley Earhardt, Brian Kilmeade, and Steve Doocy on Fox and Friends

Fox & Friends

FOX Studios - Studio J

Genre: Talk Show/News Program
Duration: 3 hrs
Tapings Per Week: 5
Paid Gig: NO

Fox and Friends is a morning news TV show with rotating hosts. Consisting of celebrity interviews and right-wing political discussions based on current events.

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee on TBS

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee

CBS Studio 528 B

Genre: Comedy/News/Talk Show
Duration: 2 hours
Tapings Per Week: 1
Paid Gig: NO

Full Frontal with Samantha Bee is a late-night comedy series that offers a satirical take on news that are often neglected by traditional media outlets.

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GMA3

ABC Times Square Studios

Genre: Talk Show
Duration: 1.5 hours
Tapings Per Week: 5
Paid Gig: NO

Daytime talk show consisting of fresh and breaking news stories, hot celebrity interviews, and reports about a wide variety of current trends.

Good Morning America GMA

Good Morning America GMA

ABC Times Square Studios

Genre: Morning News Show
Duration: 2 hrs
Tapings Per Week: 5
Paid Gig: NO

Good Morning America (GMA) is a two hour morning show that is a combination of news, interviews, weather, human interest and pop culture segments.

Grace vs Abrams on A&E

Grace vs. Abrams

ABC Times Square Studios

Genre: Political Talk Show
Duration: 1.5 hrs
Tapings Per Week: 2 shows per month
Paid Gig: NO

Grace Vs. Abrams is a debate show hosted by legal analysts Nancy Grace and Dan Abrams. The hosts and the live studio audience debate infamous legal cases.

Greg Gutfeld hosts The Greg Gutfeld Show

The Greg Gutfeld Show

FOX Studios - Studio B

Genre: Political Satire
Duration: 1 hr
Tapings Per Week: 1
Paid Gig: NO

The Greg Gutfeld Show, is a news show, with a satirical comedic tilt hosted by Fox News personality Greg Gutfeld, who mocks the left throughout the show.

Inside the actors studio filmed at Pace University

Inside the Actors Studio (2019)

Michael Schimmel Center

Genre: Talk Show
Duration: 1-5 Hours
Tapings Per Week: 1
Paid Gig: NO

Inside the Actors Studio is an intimate talk show hosted by various celebrities. Actors sit down and speak in depth about their work and life experiences.

Jerry Springer returns to TV as Judge Jerry

Judge Jerry

Rich Forum Theatre

Genre: Court Show
Duration: 30 Minutes
Tapings Per Week: 3
Paid Gig: NO

Jerry Springer's new daily show "Judge Jerry" is set in a court room where Springer returns to his first profession in law.

Kids Tonight Show on NBC Peacock

The Kids Tonight Show

NBC Studio 6A

Genre: Talk Show
Duration: 90 minutes
Tapings Per Week: 4
Paid Gig: NO

A kids version of the Tonight Show, but written and hosted by an ensemble of four precocious kids, where they are in charge of the show and interviews.

Last Week Tonight with host John Oliver

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver

CBS Studio 528 B

Genre: Comedy/Political Satire/Talk Show
Duration: 30 min
Tapings Per Week: 1
Paid Gig: NO

Last Week Tonight with John Oliver couples comedy and real political issues. Oliver and his news team introduce and discuss issues in a satirical manner.

Late Night with Seth Meyers

Late Night with Seth Meyers

NBC Studio 8G

Genre: Comedy/Talk Show
Duration: 1.5 hrs
Tapings Per Week: 4
Paid Gig: NO

Late Night with Seth Meyers is a late night talk show made up of celebrity interviews, on-screen games, musical guests and a left-leaning opening monologue by Meyers

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Ed Sullivan Theater

Genre: News/Political Satire
Duration: 75 -120 minutes
Tapings Per Week: 5
Paid Gig: NO

Stephen Colbert now hosts The Late Show, a late night talk show filled with celebrity interviews, skits, games, and Colbert’s opening monologue.

Lip Sync Battle hosted by LL Cool J and Chrissy Teigen

Lip Sync Battle

ABC Studio TV-1

Genre: Entertainment
Duration: 2 Hours
Tapings Per Week: 4
Paid Gig: NO

Lip Sync Battle is a lip-sync miming challenge TV show hosted by celebrities LL Cool J and Chrissy Teigen and is shown on the Spike TV cable channel

Free Ticket Availability

Some of the free TV show tapings tickets can be hard to get, while other TV show tickets are abundant and are available any day of the week.

Taping Schedules

Some TV shows come into New York City to tape a lot of shows in a short time They book a TV studio and shoot a large amount of shows in a small window to minimize their studio costs. They may not return to tape again for several weeks. Other TV shows may tape every day and the show may be broadcast soon after taping. These shows maintain a permanent TV studio, EG The late night talk shows.

Both types of these shows have free tickets which are available to the general public.

Free Ticket Availability

Some of the free TV show tapings tickets can be hard to get, while other TV show tickets are abundant and are available any day of the week.

Taping Schedules

Some TV shows come into New York City to tape a lot of shows in a short time They book a TV studio and shoot a large amount of shows in a small window to minimize their studio costs. They may not return to tape again for several weeks. Other TV shows may tape every day and the show may be broadcast soon after taping. These shows maintain a permanent TV studio, EG The late night talk shows.

Both types of these shows have free tickets which are available to the general public.