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Sony Pictures Studios
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Overland Gate / West entrance – the entrance to Sony Pictures Studios
Former names
  • Inceville Studios (1912-1915)
  • Triangle Studios (1915-1919)
  • Goldwyn Studios (1919-1924)
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studios (1924-1986)
  • Lorimar Telepictures Studios (1986-1990)
  • Columbia Pictures Studios (1990-1991)
General information
Type Film and television studios
Location Culver City, California, United States
Address 10202 West Washington Boulevard
Coordinates 34°01′02″N 118°24′06″W / 34.017222°N 118.401667°W / 34.017222; -118.401667
Current tenants Columbia Pictures
TriStar Pictures
Screen Gems
Destination Films
Sony Pictures Imageworks
Stage 6 Films

Sony Pictures Television
TriStar Television
Ghost Corps

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Inaugurated 1912 as Inceville
Owner Sony Pictures Entertainment

The Sony Pictures Studios is a television and movie studio complex in Culver City, California. It is owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment. Many movies and television shows are taped there, including the popular television game shows Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy!. It houses the movie companies Columbia Pictures and TriStar Pictures.

The complex started in 1915 as the MGM Studios. It was owned by American film and television company Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer. Many famous MGM movies such as The Wizard of Oz and Singin' in the Rain were produced there. Between 1927 and 1963, 52 movies a year were shot there. MGM Studios was purchased by Sony and redone as the Sony Pictures Studios in 1989.

The complex is open for daily studio tours. It has sixteen different sound stages, where the company's movies and television shows are shot.

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