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Apr 10th, 2008 | By | Category: TV Locations

Big Brother Stage Last summer I was COMPLETELY obsessed with the reality show Big Brother 8 – like absolutely on-the-edge-of-my-seat hooked on the show! I loved me some Dick and Danielle! So when I found out that the Big Brother soundstage was located on the CBS Studio Center lot in Studio City and that it could actually be seen from the road, I ran right out to stalk it.

The Big Brother set is immediately recognizable from the tennis court like fence surrounding the set’s “backyard” area. According to Joe “the Barkeeper” from “The Barkeeper” shop at Sunset Junction, who was the one who first told me where to find the Big Brother set, the area where the set is located was formerly the lagoon from Gilligan’s Island. The lagoon was demolished several years ago to make room for new soundstages, one of them being the Big Brother “house”.

Unfortunately, other than the tennis court like fence, not much can be seen of the Big Brother house from the road. But, thankfully, cyberstalking at Live Search Maps provides a better view of the set. :)

Until next time, Happy Stalking! :)

Stalk It: The Big Brother set is located at the CBS Studio Center at 4024 Radford Avenue in Studio City. Unfortunately the studio is not open to the public and does not offer tours at this time. But you can get an up close and personal view of the lot on the CBS Studio Center website. For the best views of the Big Brother set, head on over to the Studio Village Apartments located on Colfax Ave., just off of Ventura Boulevard. Enter the apartment complex on Chiquita Street and walk to where Chiquita dead ends for a view of the Big Brother soundstage.

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  1. W Stuart says:

    The big bro house is not on the site of the lagoon, the lagoon area now has a few bungalows and a parking area and i think is a bit west of the big bro set with a freeway running becide it (u can sometimes hear the cars in the background on gilligans island when filmed outside.)

  2. Kerry says:

    I have never seen Big Brother but im glad you found something you are so fond of. Thats the coolest thing about looking for locations…..finding one that we are totally into!!!

    I must admit, as a HUGE Gilligans Island fan, Im totally bummed out that they would demolish the infamous lagoon!!! Oh well, such is Hollywood!

    As always, great pics and info! Thanks girl!!!


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