In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, NBC committed itself to a long-term presence in the Gulf Coast region. Don Teague's report was the latest contribution. Moviemaking had been one of the industries New Orleans had tried to attract before the storm hit. Louisiana even offered tax breaks to production companies. The floods put paid to that plan--but not to the tax break. So production has now moved to Shreveport. Teague previewed scenes from The Guardian and Homeland Security. Stars love the smalltown privacy: "For some reason paparazzi cannot seem to find Shreveport on a map." NBC just blew that secret.
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