Bluff City shines in prime time, pins hopes on film tourism boom

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 30, 2019 3:43 PM CT | Published: September 30, 2019 1:24 PM CT
<strong>Film crews for the new NBC drama "Bluff City Law" descended on Beale Street Monday, Aug. 19, to shoot a scene inside Rum Boogie Cafe.</strong><span>&nbsp;(Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)</span>

Film crews for the new NBC drama "Bluff City Law" descended on Beale Street Monday, Aug. 19, to shoot a scene inside Rum Boogie Cafe. (Patrick Lantrip/Daily Memphian)

Analysis of a property tax break for “Bluff City Law” suggests a big payoff in film tourism and spending in Memphis, but some experts believe the claims are exaggerated.

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Bluff City Law Comcast film tourism NBC tax incentives
Wayne Risher

Wayne Risher

Business news reporter, 43-year veteran of print journalism, 35-year resident of Memphis, University of Georgia alumnus and proud father and spouse of University of Memphis graduates.


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