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10 New York-produced prime-time television shows that are premiering next week for the fall season on CBS, NBC, ABC and FOX. The television shows have spent approximately $596 million combined on production in New York State, and hire more than 34,000 crew and extras. These 10 series premieres represents a significant increase in New York-based shows on air, as there are now more series airing this year than in all of 2013, which was a record-breaking year.

The following New York-based productions are premiering this fall:

CBS:
Madam Secretary (9/21 at 8:30 p.m.)
The Good Wife (9/21 at 9:30 p.m.)
Person of Interest – produced by Warner Bros. (9/23 at 10 p.m.)
Blue Bloods (9/26 at 10 p.m.)

NBC:
The Blacklist – produced by Universal Television (9/22 at 10 p.m.)
Mysteries of Laura – produced by Warner Bros. (9/24 at 8 p.m.)
Law and Order: SVU – produced by Universal Television (9/24 at 9 p.m.)

ABC:
Manhattan Love Story (9/20 at 8:30 p.m.)
Forever – produced by Warner Bros. (9/23 at 10 p.m.)

FOX:
Gotham – produced by Warner Bros. (9/22 at 9 p.m.)

This announcement marks the latest Film and TV achievement for NY State in 2014, including:

· The return of “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” and “America’s Got Talent” to NY;
· The beginning of production in June for Marvel’s new series;
· The record-breaking number of TV pilots filmed in just the first half of 2013.

“The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon” and “America's Got Talent” are expected to generate more than $150 million in spending and more than 1,000 jobs combined, while the Marvel series is expected to generate hundreds of millions in spending and more than 3,000 jobs over the course of production.

A total of 23 pilots were filmed in New York by June this year – less than half the time than last year. Additionally, the 23 pilots filmed by June this year yielded an estimated $127 million in spending and 15,915 jobs and hires, compared to 23 pilots filmed with an estimated $117 million in spending and an estimated 13,150 jobs and hires in all of 2013.