LA TV Location Shoots up 40

'Southland' shootings remain a mainstay

TV has continued to drive Hollywood location shooting with a 40% surge during the past week to 607 permitted days.

“Southland,” which wrapped its fifth season, has been a mainstay during the first quarter. The police procedural generated 36 days of permitted shoots last week, according to figures released Tuesday by FilmL.A.

“Southland,” produced by Warner Bros. TV, has topped location shooting five times during the first quarter. Sugar Publishing’s webisode “Circle of Moms” was the most active shoot last week with 42 days.

Overall offlot shooting increased 29% over the same period in 2012 to 896 days — one of the busiest period of the year. The Fox pilot “Anatomy of Violence” shot nine days.

Features activity was a relatively mild 78 days, led by spoof comedy “Tick Tock Too.”

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