Chicago film, TV production boomed in 2012
April 3, 2013 (CHICAGO) (WLS) -- Film and television production is booming in Chicago, according to new data.
In 2012, there were 1808 days of television and film production in Chicago, a 45-percent increase from 2011.
The city says it resulted in $170 million in local economic spending beating the previous best of $161 million from 2010.
Four televisions shows, "Chicago Fire", "Boss", "Underemployed" and "The Mob Doctor", recently made Chicago their full-time home for filming.
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