Where do Game shows get all that money from?
There are a lot of TV Game shows that pay out substantial sums of money to contestants every week. Where on earth does the money come from?
Advertising - that's the name of the game!
The advertisers pay a big chunk of change to have their ads placed on the game show and the game show turns around and pays the contestants a part of that money plus a profit for themselves - of course!
Here in the U.K. the t.v. companies ask people to phone in which act they think is best-for instance Susan Boyle on the puke inducing X-factor.These are known as premium rate lines-or were going to screw you for lots of cash lines.There is also the trash they advertise-hope I answered your question.
I am certain that they get their money from Sponsors and such. The Sponsors pay the game show x-amount of money for a commercial spot during their show etc...
by Silver Poet7 years ago
What is it about game shows that people like?
by Ryan Fuller7 years ago
What is your all time favorite game show to watch on television?Mine is Family Fued and Cash Cab.
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by Stacie L6 years ago
would you apply for a tv game show like "Are you Smarter than a Fifth Grader? or The Price is Right..to try to make some money?It's a long shot ,just like playing the lottery I guess...
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Having a choice, what game show would you appear on?
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