Film Tax Credit Drives Television Production TV Shows in New York

TV Shows Made in New York This Season

In order to qualify for the New York State Film Tax Credit the government run film office “Made In NY” mandates that 75% of all filming and production must take place in New York. This season there are several big names in TV that have qualified for this tax credit and made their way to primetime.

2014 Television Productions that Qualified for the NY Film Tax Credit Program:

  •  Boardwalk Empire– the final season of the 1930’s drama on HBO is underway airing on Sundays at 9pm. The program recently received an Emmy Award in Outstanding Art Direction.
  • The Mysteries of Laura– This new NBC show staring Debra Messing follows the life of a NYPD detective who is in the midst of a divorce all while trying to raise two children.
  • Madam Secretary– Starring Téa Leoni depicts the public struggles of new Secretary of State Elizabeth McCord. The CBS series airs on Sundays at 8pm.
  • The Good Wife– the critically acclaimed series is back for its sixth season on CBS. Lead actress Juliana Margulies won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress for her work on the show.
  • Gotham– this breakout Fox hit based on Batman follows the life of James Gordon making his name as a young detective trying to solve the murder of Bruce Wayne’s parents.
  • The Blacklist– returns for its second season giving viewers more of their favorite partnership between the FBI and Raymond Reddington played by James Spader. The show won an Emmy for Outstanding Stunt Coordination in its first season.
  • Forever– the new ABC series featuring Ioan Gruffudd tells the story of a New York City medical examiner struggling with his own immortality.
  • Person of Interest– Jim Cavizel and Michael Emerson star in the fourth season of the series as the characters adopt new identities to avoid being detection.
  • Law & Order: Special Victims Unit- the NBC classic returns for its sixteenth season with Mariska Hargitay’s Sergeant Benson adjusting to her new role as a foster mother.
  • Blue Bloods– depicts the life of Police Commissioner Frank Reagan and new controversies facing his force in its fifth season.
  • Saturday Night Live– the New York classic continues on into its 40th season with NBC.
  • Manhattan Love Story– this new ABC comedy follows two young people as they start to date in New York City.

Learn more about the New York State Film Tax Incentive Program

Learn more about the New York State Film Tax Credit by contacting KPM Film Tax specialists at or781 849 5357 so that your production can take advantage of the tax incentive opportunity just like the shows listed above. You can also learn more on the KPM Film designated New York State page here ( ) .