The California Film Commission blames Canada as it releases its latest annual progress report on the state’s film and TV tax credit program.
In-house production is hit hardest by the cuts, with series from Much, M3, MTV, Space and CTV/E! affected.
But the broadcaster must apply for a separate TV licence to air hockey games on the CBC on Saturday nights.
The fund distributed $4.3M across 18 projects to support development, with further investment targeted to marketing efforts for 12 other digital media projects.
The former eOne exec will spearhead a charge into animation and scripted programming after a focus on reality and event series.
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