Dallas, Texas — With much fanfare, the highly anticipated Seacrest Studio opened today at Children’s Medical Center of Dallas (CMC). Ryan Seacrest was on hand as well as celebrity Selena Gomez to do the ribbon cutting of the Studio.The new broadcast center at Children’s, known as Seacrest Studios, is part of an entertainment initiative that radio and television host and producer Ryan Seacrest’s foundation developed to help patients explore the creative realms of radio, television and new media. The facility will broadcast entertainment programming throughout the hospital, letting patients unable to leave their rooms take part in the fun. The studio also will include a performance stage, which will serve as a venue for the many celebrities who visit Children’s.
The facility’s equipment was donated by the Ryan Seacrest Foundation. The Ryan Seacrest Foundation founding sponsors include the E! Network and The Coca-Cola Company.
Healthcare Building Solutions, Inc. (HBS) was brought in early in the development of the project to provide programming and project management to the project.
” The project involved the coordination and cooperation of many different consultants,vendors,contractors, and employees in order to bring this project to a successful completion. I applaud the efforts of all those involved and vision this program as one that will help sick children feel a little better while they’re here at the Hospital.” said Jay Hornung, President of HBS.