Universal Studios is synonymous with Hollywood, and its “world-renowned, behind-the scenes” tour of the back lot studio offers visitors a glimpse into the entertainment industry.
Blockbuster movies and current hit television shows are filmed daily. Actor Steve Carell’s movie, “Evan Almighty,” the follow-up to Jim Carey’s “Bruce Almighty,” due out later this year, is being filmed on the back lot at Universal, along with new episodes of the hit TV series “Heroes,” “CSI” and Jennifer Love Hewitt’s “Ghost Whisperer.” Many of the park’s attractions are based on movie themes. , including “Jurassic Park,” and “Shrek”
Universal Studios Hollywood is open every day except for Thanksgiving and Christmas. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.