SANTA FE - New Mexico Film Office Director Nick Maniatis announced that the upcoming NBC television series The Night Shift, produced by Sachs/Judah productions in association with Sony Pictures Television, will begin production in Albuquerque, NM, at the end of August and is set to continue through mid-November.
The production will employ over 100 New Mexico crew members per week and over 300 New Mexico actors and extras per episode.
"The incredibly popular Breaking Bad TV series has wrapped up its production in New Mexico and the final season is set to begin this week," said Governor Martinez. "As we say goodbye to Walter White, it's nice to welcome a new TV series to New Mexico. Our state continues to be highly competitive for film and TV productions, and I know The Night Shift will find talented crew members and a welcoming community here. I wish the show great success and hope they will shoot in New Mexico for quite some time."
The Night Shift is produced by executive producers Gabe Sachs and Jeff Judah (Freaks and Geeks, Diary of a Wimpy Kid), co-executive producerCarla Kettner (Bones), line producer Stewart Lyons (Breaking Bad), supervising producers Dailyn Rodriguez (The Glades) and Bridget Bedard (Men of a Certain Age), and producersJanet Lin (Bones), Matt Partney (CSI: Miami) and Corey Evett (CSI: Miami).
Starring Eoin Macken (Merlin, The Tudors), Jill Flint (The Amazing Spider-Man, Royal Pains), Daniella Alonso (Revolution), Brendan Fehr (Nikita), Robert Bailey, Jr. (Coraline), Jeananne Goossen (The Vow), JR Lemon (Shadow Love) with Ken Leung (Lost, Rush Hour) and Freddy Rodriguez (Grindhouse, Six Feet Under), The Night Shift is an ensemble medical show about a group of ex-Army doctors who work the night shift at a hospital in San Antonio, TX, and do whatever it takes to help their patients. Using battlefield tested medical skills, doctors clash with hospital bureaucrats who are more worried about the bottom line than the lives of their patients.