Taxpayers foot hefty bill for “Nashville” TV show

October 15, 2012 9:09AM

The Nashville Business Journal is out with a series of stories on the new hit TV show, “Nashville.” But their stories are not about the cast or plot, but about the “economic development” incentives Tennessee taxpayers are forking over to have the show shot in Nashville. Beacon CEO Justin Owen offers his take to the Business Journal on why taxpayers should not be on the hook for these Hollywood elites. Read the first article, “‘Nashville’ at home, but for how long” here, and “‘Nashville’ film incentives add glitz to economic development debate” here.