And... I messaged Michael again asking what the delay is about - if it's related on the set, graphics or schedule - he replied...
Will let you know when I can, but it's a good thing, not bad. It's set related good news that will take a couple of weeks to get in place
I can't see it any other way then. It's gotta be Studio 7 because they already had a set planned out. If they're doing modifications to the current International studio, it wouldn't be in use right now, correct? HLN is basically the Forensic Files Channel now due to the Turner 2020 Plan, so Hecht must not be getting much funding for pilots/development anymore, therefore no need for a studio. (May be a blessing in disguise. No more game shows!) Moving to Hong Kong wouldn't make sense because they would have to hire a camera crew in addition to the Atlanta production team, increasing costs.
I wish they'd just tell us. Lol