TV’s Top Moneymaking Shows
American Idol, the live televised musical competition, is far and away the top show, not just in ratings, but in generating ad revenue. Idol brought in $7.1 Million per half hour in 2010, which was lower than its 2009’s numbers, but still ahead of the next closest shows. Click the image to enlarge and check below to see the list of the top ad-revenue generating shows.
TV’s Biggest Moneymakers
1.American Idol -$7.11 Million per half hour
2.Two and a Half Men-$2.89 Mil
3.Desperate Housewives-$2.74 Mil
4.Grey’s Anatomy-$2.67 Mil
5.Dancing With the Stars-$2.67 Mil