As part of the "Made in NY" Industry Series, the Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment and CBS will present CBS in NYC, an in-depth look at what it takes to make a television series on location in New York City. The panel, which is free and open to the public, will be held at the New York Public Library on Fifth Ave at 42nd Street on Wednesday, October 3 at 6:30pm.
This television season, New York City is home to 22 primetime episodic series. Members from a variety of CBS's "Made in NY" TV series will be on hand to discuss the realities of filming in a city of 8.2 million residents and how New York City plays a role in their shows. Sharing their insights into television production will be: John Coles, co-executive producer and director (Elementary); Paul Kramer, location manager (Person of Interest); Dan Lawson, costume designer (The Good Wife); Kathy Mavrikakis, supervising producer (Late Show with David Letterman); Jim Nuciforo, the technical consultant and former NYPD Detective (Blue Bloods); and Diego Pardo, dialect coach (Made in Jersey). The discussion will be moderated by Commissioner Katherine Oliver, Mayor's Office of Media & Entertainment.
• Late Show with David Letterman airs weeknights at 11:35pm and is in its 19th year on CBS. This year, Letterman reached the significant milestone of 30 years in late night television.
• Person of Interest, a crime thriller about a presumed-dead former CIA agent (Jim Caviezel) who teams up with a mysterious billionaire (Michael Emerson) to prevent violent crimes using their own brand of vigilante justice, aided by a pair of NYPD detectives working under the radar (Taraji P. Henson and Kevin Chapman), begins its second season at 9pm on Thursday, September 27.
• Elementary, stars Jonny Lee Miller as detective Sherlock Holmes and Lucy Liu as Dr. Joan Watson in a new modern-day drama about a crime-solving duo that cracks the NYPD's most impossible cases. Sherlock's police contacts include Captain Toby Gregson (Aidan Quinn) and Detective Marcus Bell (Jon Michael Hill). It premieres Thursday, September 27 at 10pm.
• Made in Jersey is a drama about a young working-class woman, Martina Garretti (Janet Montgomery) who uses her street smarts to compete among her pedigreed Manhattan colleagues at a prestigious New York law firm. Colleagues include firm founder Donovan Stark (Kyle MacLachlan), third year chair Nolan Adams (Kristoffer Polaha), second year chair Riley Parker (Megalyn Echikunwoke), former LAPD detective turned firm investigator Riv Brody (Felix Solis) and secretary Cyndi Vega (Toni Trucks).
• Blue Bloods, a drama about a multi-generational family of cops (Tom Selleck, Donnie Wahlberg, Will Estes, Len Cariou) and N.Y. Assistant D.A (Bridget Moynahan) who are all dedicated to New York City law enforcement, returns with its third season premiere on Friday, September 28 at 10pm.
• The Good Wife stars Julianna Margulies as Alicia Florrick, a wife and mother who reclaims control of her personal and professional lives after her husband is embroiled in a sex and political corruption scandal. This drama begins its fourth season on Sunday, September 30 at 9pm and also stars Christine Baranski, Josh Charles, ARCHIE PANJABI, Matt Czuchry, Makenzie Vega, Graham Phillips and Alan Cumming.