One of the things we tend to overlook when watching some of our favorite tv shows is just how expensive they are to produce. Of course, money isn’t everything, although it does seem to make a difference when it comes to production value.
However, many would consider that a better storyline far outweighs some clever CGI tricks. On the other hand, sometimes what people really like to give a series a kick is a few crashes and bangs here. Here are some of the most surprisingly expensive TV shows.
The show ran from 2002 to 2008 and found high ranking figures around the world as big fans of the show. The estimated production cost per episode was said to be around $1.5 million.
The Wire focused on showing various aspects of criminal activity from the criminals themselves and the police department. It made quite an impression on the fans but demanded a high budget to keep going.