Terry Bradshaw

Majority of Super Bowl LI commercials were shot in L.A.; 84 Lumber's spot was filmed in Mexico

Majority of Super Bowl LI commercials were shot in L.A.; 84 Lumber's spot was filmed in Mexico

The majority of commercials that aired during the recent Super Bowl LI telecast on Fox were shot in the Los Angeles area, with locations including the Autry Museum of the American West, El Camino College and a vacant hospital in Hawthorne.

But two of the game’s most talked-about spots didn’t shoot locally. The 84 Lumber commercial depicting a mother and daughter attempting to cross from Mexico to the U.S. was filmed south of the border, and Budweiser’s ad about its immigrant founder was shot in New Orleans.

FilmLA, the nonprofit group that oversees film permitting in the city and county, said in a new survey that about 54% of the 69 spots that aired nationally...

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