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It was a beautiful day in Los Angeles, with temperatures in the mid-70s and the tops of palm trees dotting a cloudless sky. That California-in-December bliss, however, was nowhere to be found on Stage 1 at The Lot Studios, a film and TV production complex nestled in West Hollywood.

This story first appeared in the Jan. 27, 2020, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.
@dianapearl_ diana.pearl@adweek.com Diana is the brand marketing editor at Adweek and managing editor of Brandweek.
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