Roku is in "advanced talks" to acquire Quibi's orphaned content library, according to a Wall Street Journal report citing unnamed sources close to the deal.

Neither Roku nor Quibi would comment, but if a deal is struck, it could provide the San Francisco-based Roku more ammunition in the streaming wars, give Quibi content a new home and pay out burned investors.

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The Netflix comedy "The Kominsky Method," HBO's "Curb Your Enthusiasm and LIfetime's "You" were some of the few television productions filming in Los Angeles last month.

Production in Hollywood dropped in November for the first time since filming resumed in June partly due to the holidays, the election and, of course, the pandemic.

FilmLA, the nonprofit that issues city permits, is averaging just 39 new production permits a day. That's a 7.6% decrease since October, said FilmLA president Paul Audley.

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Film and television production in Los Angeles picked up last month, driven by shows such as Netflix's "Dear White People" and Showtime's "Shameless."

But the threat of a second wave of coronavirus has studios worried that the filming uptick — still far below pre-COVID levels — may not last, said FilmLA president Paul Audley.

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