Do local TV stations make money?
TV channels earn a fancy amount of money mostly by advertising. It basically shows some seconds of advertisement in between its show and then charges some amount of money to the advertising company. The TV channels with the high TRP come out with the highest advertising rates.
How exactly do TV shows make money?
Advertising is the primary source of revenue for network TV shows, while cable TV shows rely more heavily on licensing fees and ad and sponsorship sales in case of basic cable networks. And how do TV shows make money from licensing and syndication?
How much money do TV shows make per viewer?
According to the TV industry, a general estimate of ad earnings translates to $1 per viewer. That means if 15 million people are watching the episode, then the network earns $15 million. That’s why TV shows that don’t gain a lot of viewers are usually given the ax.