Free TV Tapings in New York City

The following is a post from Patrick G. Mackaronis. Patrick is the Director of Business Development for New York City-based social network Brabble. In this post, Patrick will speak about the TV Tapings  for free in NYC. Patrick can be best reached on Twitter at @patty__mack.

Martha in New York City

Martha is one of the most popular talk shows and is known for having lots of celebrity guests as well as audience participation. Martha tapes on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 10 am. They also tape on Thursday at 2 pm. Tickets are difficult to come by, and can only be signed up for directly through their website. Standby tickets are also sometimes available for those that show two hours before taping, but these run out quickly, when they are even available.


  • Martha, 221 West 26th Street, (917) 438-5999

Rachael Ray Show in New York City

Rachael Ray Show tapes their tv show on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11:30 am, as well as 4 pm. Tickets for the Rachael Ray Show are very popular and are often more difficult to get than other shows, so it can sometimes take up to a year long wait for tickets. To get tickets, fill out a form on their website. The Rachael Ray Show also offers standby tickets which require showing up at 10 am for the 11:30 am show, and 2:30 pm for the 4 pm show. Standby tickets allow individuals to take the place of audience guests that do not show up.

  • Rachael Ray Show, 222 East 44th Street

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon in New York City

Late Night with Jimmy Fallon is one of the most popular late night shows. They tape on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Tickets are difficult to come by, and it’s important to call two to three months in advance to request tickets. They also offer standby tickets to those that show up at 9 am on the day of taping, and they are given out on a first come, first served basis.

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