Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego was a US game show, loosely based off the computer game of the same name. It aired on PBS from 1991 to 1996 and was hosted by Greg Lee with Lynne Thigpen as "The Chief" and Rockapella as the house band and comedy troupe (Rockapella featured Barry Carl, Sean Altman, Elliot Kerman, and Scott Leonard (Jeff Thatcher joined for the final season); the series also featured a wide range of animated characters, including Carmen's gang and informants of every description. The program was developed for television by Howard Blumenthal, Dorothy Curley, and Dana Calderwood. The series was produced by WGBH, Boston and WQED, Pittsburgh. The directors were Dana Calderwood and Hugh Martin. The programs were produced by Howard Blumenthal, Jonathan Meath, and Ariel Schwartz. The series' writers included McPaul Smith, Charles Nordlander, Dorothy Curley, and James Greenberg. The original stage settings were designed by Jim Fenhagen; subsequent art direction by Laura Brock. The first season's programs were recorded at Chelsea Studios in Manhattan; subsequent seasons were recorded at Kaufman Astoria Studios in Queens. The program series was also produced, using the same format, as a local production in Spain and in Germany.