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NY1 News was a television news station that covered the New York City area in the 2016 movie.

HistoryEdit

NY1 News aired the video the Ghostbusters took of the Electrocuted Ghost in the subway. Then, Anchor #1 interviewed Dr. Martin Heiss and asked if the video was legit. Martin laughed, and said no.

Later, after busting Mayhem at the Stonebrook Theatre, an NY1 Reporter asked why there are ghosts in New York, and Jillian answered with a non sequitir. She also asked Abby if that was all the ghosts in the theatre, which she answered yes.

A different NY1's repeater was at a press briefing held by Jennifer Lynch at The Mercado Hotel, where Jennifer said the Ghostbusters were frauds.

Known EmployeesEdit

Behind the ScenesEdit

DevelopmentEdit

Early into production, Kiernan went to Boston for a day and filmed a scene with Andy Garcia. [1] About a month later, he got an urgent call to return to Boston in the summer. [2] Pat Kiernan and Bill Murray filmed their scene in Boston in a converted warehouse dressed as a sound stage set. There were a couple of scripted lines but Paul Feig let Kiernan and Murray ad lib and build on it. Murray seemed to enjoy being the difficult interviewee making the straight man anchor squirm. [3] Kiernan filmed with Murray for about 40 minutes. [4]

TriviaEdit

  • All NY1 News personalities were cameos by real reporters from the station.
  • On July 6, 2015, it was reported anchor Pat Kiernan will play himself. [5]

AppearancesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. Entertainment Weekly "Ghostbusters: Anchor Pat Kiernan talks cameo with original star" 7/18/16 Pat Kiernan says: "So relatively early in the production, I went up to Boston where they were filming, and did the scene with Andy Garcia, which had been written into the movie early on. I got to know the crew then and worked with Paul and we had a good day of filming there, and then I went back to New York and continued about my day job."
  2. Entertainment Weekly "Ghostbusters: Anchor Pat Kiernan talks cameo with original star" 7/18/16 Pat Kiernan says: "About a month later, there was an urgent phone call saying, "We have another scene for you. It's not the same scene, and we're pretty sure you'll want to clear your schedule for this one. Could you be in Boston on these days?" It was right in the middle of summer vacation, and they were very mysterious about it, but I said okay."
  3. Entertainment Weekly "Ghostbusters: Anchor Pat Kiernan talks cameo with original star" 7/18/16 Pat Kiernan says: "There were a couple of scripted lines, and Paul Feig, as he is with everything on his movies, just let the actors try to do their things and build on those lines. He just had us do the scene several times with the core of the lines that they'd written, but we’d bounce back in and out of what Bill could come up with on the spot. He succeeded at being the difficult interviewee, and he enjoyed the fact that he was making me squirm a little bit while trying to keep up as the straight man anchor."
  4. Entertainment Weekly "Ghostbusters: Anchor Pat Kiernan talks cameo with original star" 7/18/16 Pat Kiernan says: "The actual time on set with Bill was about 40 minutes, and, as you know from reports back at the time, he was not the first of the alumni to sign up."
  5. The Wrap "'Ghostbusters' Casts Andy Garcia, Cecily Strong, Michael K. Williams in Sony’s Paul Feig Reboot (Exclusive)" 7/6/15

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