Los Angeles - Fewer television programs are producing their first-ever episodes in Los Angeles, a new study says, for the first time confirming a long-held suspicion.
For Hollywood, the trend marks a further erosion of its hegemony in the film and television industry. For California, it means the state has lost some $100 million at a time when it can ill afford a further hit to the economy.
The $34 billion state film industry employs about 250,000 people in southern California alone. But...Full Story