NC-produced show approved for grant


RALEIGH (AP) — The television series featuring a star of “Downton Abbey” has been approved for a state film grant for its second season.

North Carolina officials say the TNT series “Good Behavior” starring Michelle Dockery is one of three productions getting a grant. The show is filmed in the Wilmington area and is eligible for up to $9 million.

A film about a multimillion dollar book heist is eligible for up to $1.7 million. “American Animals” is being filmed in the Charlotte area.

A national television spot for Audi also filmed in the Charlotte area. The eligible grant amount for the commercial production is up to $162,500.

Commerce Department officials say the projects are expected to contribute more than $46 million to the state and create more than 2,700 job opportunities.

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