If you want to explore the most filmed city in the world and get a behind-the-scenes look at your favorite movies and TV shows, then you might want to take a journey up Broadway and down 5th Avenue and see the sites where some of your most famous TV shows have been shot. TV tours are a great way of experiencing the sights and sounds of New York City and seeing the city through the eyes of TV stars, which is what a TV tour is all about.
by Ralph Daily
Tour of The Sopranos Sites
This tour is perfect for those who are big fans of the hit HBO TV series, ‘The Sopranos’. In this tour, you will get to visit the famous locations of the TV series, from Fr. Phil’s Parish and Bada Bing to the spot where Big Pussy talked to the FBI and even the booth where Tony sat in the last episode of the show. The tour covers more than 40 locations in Sopranoland where you will be able to see where the mob hanged out with your own eyes.
What makes the tour even more enjoyable is that the tour guides have also appeared in the show as extras or stand-ins, and share their inside stories of working with A-list celebrities on set. The tour takes around four hours which is more than enough to suck in all info you need on the Sopranos without getting yourself into trouble.
TMZ Celebrity Tour
This two and a half hour bus tour starts from 51st Street Broadway and will take you to all the celebrity hotspots in the city. In the tour, you will be able to learn more about where your favorite celebrities like to hang out while in the Big Apple. You will also get to hear some never before shared information on your favorite TV and movie stars, so you definitely do not want to miss out on this celebrity tour.
The Mad Men Experience and Cocktail Tour
If you’ve been smitten by the likes of Don Draper or the gorgeous Joan Holloway, then you might want to take the Mad Men Experience and Cocktail Tour in New York City. Here, you will get to see all the hot spots of your favorite Mad Men stars, and the places where they visited to get booze soaked after closing an account. You get to visit eight locations in the tour while you learn the significance of each one of them from an experienced guide who will break down how life was like working in an ad agency in the 60s.
Central Park Movie Sites and Walking Tour
This two-hour long guide lets you stroll down New York’s Central Park and visit the many sites where famous movies were filmed. For the hardcore movie buffs, this tour gives you the chance to relive the most unforgettable moments captured in cinema. From movies like ‘When Harry met Sally’ to ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ and ‘Home Alone 2’, this tour will give you a whole new perspective of the park which has become an icon of New York City.