Television shows have a long history of being produced in New York. Broadcast and cable networks unveiled their fall schedules in recent days. New York City’s media and entertainment commissioner Katherine Oliver is delighted that six new shows call the Big Apple home.
“New York City is a ‘Lights, Camera, Action City and we are very proud to be on track to break another television record putting 2012 on track to be the busiest year yet for television production” Oliver says. “As television and cable networks present their schedules for the fall 2012 season, more and more, producers and writers around the country have realized that New York City is the best place in the world to make television. Mayor Bloomberg and I congratulate the shows and everyone who will be working on them.”
Blomberg and Oliver recently discussed a Boston Consulting Group report that details a record 130,000 jobs for New York in the film and television industry. There is an estimated $7.1 billion being spent in the local economy every year by film and television, also a record.
The six new programs are:
666 Park Avenue (ABC)
Golden Boy (CBS)
Made in New Jersey (previously Baby Big Shot–CBS)
Infamous (previously Notorious–NBC)