Warner Bros. purchased $3.4 million worth of construction supplies and $2.4 million worth of food and catering services from Burbank vendors in 2010.

Warner Bros. purchased $3.4 million worth of construction supplies and $2.4 million worth of food and catering services from Burbank vendors in 2010. (Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times / July 31, 2012)

On a typical day, Kun Lee, owner of Bake It Again Sam, prepares 360 bagels and 240 muffins for his famous customer across the street. And that's not counting the scrambled eggs, sandwiches, quesadillas, cookies and specialty order birthday cakes he often serves up to the crews of such television shows as"Pretty Little Liars" and"Shameless."

"They're a big chunk of my business," Lee said. "If it wasn't for them, I would have gone under a long time ago."

Bake It Again Sam is among 1,200 vendors and suppliers in Burbank that provide more than $550 million worth of goods and services each year to one of the city's A-list residents: Warner Bros.Entertainment, the studio behind such movie franchises as "Harry Potter" and "The Dark Knight" and popular TV shows "The Big Bang Theory" and"2 Broke Girls" on CBS.

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