Thanks to tax credits, 'Body of Proof' to be shot in L.A.

ABC's high-rated drama was filmed in Rhode Island last season, but that state's tax giveaway was looking a little shaky and California came up with its own $7 million offer. So the 200-person production is coming to L.A. Up to now, the state's film tax credit program has mostly benefited lower-budget films - kind of ironic considering that a big impetus for the tax credit legislation had been ABC's decision to move "Ugly Betty" from L.A. to NY. (LAT)

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