RANKProduction
Network/
Production company
Season(s)
2017
total tax credit
(in millions)1
2017
qualified costs
(in millions)2
2017
total state spending
(in millions)3
2017
total hires4
1
Elementary
TV series
CBS
Eye Productions Inc.
3 & 4
$41.2
$137.2
$184.1
10,323
2
Blue Bloods
TV series
CBS
Eye Productions Inc.
5 & 6
$39.5
$131.8
$198.5
10,864
3
Madam Secretary
TV series
CBS
Eye Productions Inc.
1 & 2
$39.5
$131.5
$167.5
10,623
4
The Good Wife
TV series
CBS
Eye Productions Inc.
6 & 7
$31.0
$103.3
$152.0
8,425
5
Gotham
TV series
Fox
Warner Bros. Television
2
$24.5
$81.5
$111.5
4,743
6
Vinyl
TV series
HBO
Broken Record Productions
1
$23.4
$77.9
$104.8
5,391
7
Royal Pains
TV series
USA Network
Universal Television/
Open 4 Business
6, 7 & 8
$22.7
$75.6
$100.4
5,282
8
The Tonight Show Starring
Jimmy Fallon

Late-night talk show
NBC
NBC Studios
1
$20.9
$69.5
$93.5
1,904
9
Person of Interest
TV series
CBS
Bonanza Productions
4
$19.7
$65.6
$95.4
5,048
10
Blindspot
TV series
NBC
Warner Bros. Television
1
$18.7
$62.4
$78.6
4,304