TV Production Booms in Los Angeles — Here’s Why

Jul 16, 2014  •  Post A Comment

After struggling with runaway production for years, the city of Los Angeles appears to be enjoying a resurgence in TV production.

L.A. saw a boom in television production in the second quarter, with an increase of one-third over a year earlier, reports the Los Angeles Times’ Company Town.

The gains were made across all genres, including dramas, sitcoms, reality and Web-based television, according to FilmL.A. Inc., which handles film permits for Los Angeles.

“The increase in part reflects the new emphasis on fresh programming for the summer — once a slow period of reruns and pilots, said FilmL.A. President Paul Audley,” the story reports.

Said Audley: “The amount of television increase surprised us until we realized a lot of it is driven by a new summer schedule with much more original content then we've seen in the past."

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