MTV’s plans to turn the former Home nightclub site in Leicester Square, London, into a studio go before a public enquiry today. MTV wants to open a studio to broadcast its Total Request Live show every weekday afternoon, imitating its sister programme, which has been an established attraction in Times Square in New York for several years. Westminster council rejected the idea last summer, citing the risk of "large uninvited crowds". CLS Holdings, the venue’s landlord, and MTV, have already transformed two floors of the building into broadcast studios with celebrity facilities

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