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The Top 10 TV Shows That Make The Most Money

Have you ever wondered how a TV show like “American Idol” can afford the salaries of [lastfm link_type=”artist_info”]Jennifer Lopez[/lastfm], Steven Tyler, Randy Jackson, and Ryan Seacrest and still find a way to make money? Well, now that Forbes has released the list of the Top 10 TV Shows That Make the Most Money, now I know! How much does “Dancing with the Stars” Make and what about “Modern Family?” Check out the Top 10 and see if your favorite TV show is raking in the big bucks!

According to Forbes list of TV’s Biggest Moneymakers, this is how much these TV shows bring in per 30 minutes

1.) “American Idol”, $6.6 million (So, that’s approximately $13.2 million per hour long episode)

2.) “The X Factor”, $5.6 million

3.) “Two and a Half Men”, $3.2 million

4.) “Glee”, $2.8 million

5.) “Grey’s Anatomy”, $2.75 million

6.) “Dancing with the Stars”, $2.72 million

7.) “Desperate Housewives”, $2.6 million

8.) “The Big Bang Theory”, $2.57 million

9.) “Mad Love”, $2.5 million

10.) “Modern Family”, $2.1 million


-Jay Edwards CBS Orlando


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