It'll be interesting to see whether the swing of the TV industry away from LA is a short-term aberration or part of a longer-term drift.
L.A. should fight very hard to prevent the loss of it's most iconic industry. Certainly, New York City was actively courting the industry while I lived there. And it appears they have achieved to an extent that I would not have foreseen.
The drop in LA pilots from 84% share to 52% in six years does suggest, at least, a de-centralisation.
Netflix’s popular series “House of Cards” is filmed in Maryland, while “Orange is The New Black” and the upcoming Marvel “Daredevil” series are shot in New York, and according to the report, “The lost opportunity to the California economy from just these three Netflix series approaches $475 million.