Universal Studios Hollywood

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Universal Studios Hollywood is a film studio and theme park in the San Fernando Valley area of Los Angeles County, California. About 70% of the studio lies within the unincorporated county island known as Universal City while the rest lies within the city limits of Los Angeles, California. It is one of the oldest and most famous Hollywood film studios still in use. Its official marketing headline is "The Entertainment Capital of LA".[2] It was initially created to offer tours of the real Universal Studios sets and is the first of many full-fledged Universal Studios Theme Parks located across the world.

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Universal Studios Hollywood
Entrance to the theme park
LocationUniversal City, California
Coordinates34.136518°N 118.356051°W / 34.136518; -118.356051
OpenedApril 30, 1912 (1912-04-30) (as a movie studio)
March 15, 1915 (1915-03-15) (L.A. studio lot)
July 15, 1964 (1964-07-15) (as a theme park)[1]
Operated byUniversal Parks & Resorts
ThemeShow business and Universal entertainment
SloganThe Entertainment Capital of LA[2]
Roller coasters2
WebsiteOfficial website

Outside the theme park, a new, all-digital facility near the Universal Pictures backlot was built in an effort to merge all of NBCUniversal's West Coast operations into one area. As a result, the current home for KNBC, KVEA and NBC News with Noticias Telemundo Los Angeles Bureaus with new digital facility is on the Universal lot formerly occupied by Technicolor SA. Universal City includes hotels Universal Hilton & Towers, the Sheraton Universal Hotel, and Universal CityWalk, which offers a collection of shops, restaurants, an 18-screen Universal Cinema and a seven-story IMAX theater. In 2017, the park hosted 9.056 million guests, ranking it 15th in the world and 9th among North American parks.[3]