What's the budget of your favorite tv show?

by Happy_Evil_Dude | created - 01 Aug 2013 | updated - 30 Sep 2016 | Public

NEW SHOWS ADDED REGULARLY It's generally relatively easy to find a film's budget. TV shows are more tricky. Here's a list. If you've got anything to contribute, please do.

Last update: September 30, 2016 - Desperate Housewives, Doctor Who (classic & revival), Doctor Thorne, Downton Abbey, Indian Summers, Star Trek Enterprise, The Night Manager, True Detective, Weeds (& Space Above & Beyond update)

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1. The Pacific (2010)

TV-MA | 530 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.3
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The Pacific Theatre of World War 2, as seen through the eyes of several young Marines.

Stars: James Badge Dale, Joseph Mazzello, Jon Seda, Ashton Holmes

Votes: 78,084

Estimated at $18,000,000 to $27,000,000 per episode

2. Band of Brothers (2001)

TV-MA | 594 min | Action, Drama, History

9.5
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The story of Easy Company of the U.S. Army 101st Airborne Division, and their mission in World War II Europe, from Operation Overlord, through V-J Day.

Stars: Scott Grimes, Damian Lewis, Ron Livingston, Shane Taylor

Votes: 275,415

$12,500,000 per episode

3. Friends (1994–2004)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.9
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Follows the personal and professional lives of six 20 to 30-something-year-old friends living in Manhattan.

Stars: Jennifer Aniston, Courteney Cox, Lisa Kudrow, Matt LeBlanc

Votes: 564,028

$10,000,000 per episode (Season 10)

4. Marco Polo (2014–2016)

TV-MA | 60 min | Adventure, Drama, History

8.1
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In a world replete with greed, betrayal, sexual intrigue and rivalry, "Marco Polo" is based on the famed explorer's adventures in Kublai Khan's court in 13th century Mongolia.

Stars: Lorenzo Richelmy, Benedict Wong, Joan Chen, Remy Hii

Votes: 49,686

$9,000,000 per episode

5. Napoléon (2002)

380 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

7.4
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The year is 1816, and Napoleon, held prisoner by the British on the island of St. Helena, is telling the young English girl Betsy his life story. His meteoric rise to military prominence ... See full summary »

Stars: Christian Clavier, Isabella Rossellini, Gérard Depardieu, John Malkovich

Votes: 3,550

€10,250,000 per episode (approx. $8,673,000)

6. Rome (2005–2007)

TV-MA | 90 min | Action, Drama, History

8.8
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A down-to-earth account of the lives of both illustrious and ordinary Romans set in the last days of the Roman Republic.

Stars: Kevin McKidd, Ray Stevenson, Polly Walker, Kerry Condon

Votes: 127,972

Between $8,300,000 and $9,167,000 per episode

7. ER (1994–2009)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Romance

7.7
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The lives, loves and losses of the doctors and nurses of Chicago's County General Hospital.

Stars: Anthony Edwards, George Clooney, Julianna Margulies, Eriq La Salle

Votes: 42,552

$2,000,000 per episode (Season 1-3) $13,000,000 per episode (Season 4-6) $8,000,000 per episode (Season 7-9)

AVERAGE: $7,667,000 per episode

8. Game of Thrones (2011– )

TV-MA | 57 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

9.5
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Nine noble families fight for control over the mythical lands of Westeros, while a forgotten race returns after being dormant for thousands of years.

Stars: Emilia Clarke, Peter Dinklage, Kit Harington, Lena Headey

Votes: 1,267,423

$6,000,000 per episode (Season 1) $7,000,000 per episode (Season 2) $10,000,000 per episode (Season 6)

AVERAGE: $7,667,000 per episode

9. Camelot (2011)

TV-MA | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.5
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When King Uther dies and Britain faces chaos, Merlin presents an unknown named Arthur as the new king by birthright, as the late king's son, against the ambitions desires of his half-sister, Morgan.

Stars: Joseph Fiennes, Jamie Campbell Bower, Tamsin Egerton, Peter Mooney

Votes: 21,190

$7,000,000 per episode

10. Bionic Woman (2007)

60 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

5.7
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A reimagining of the popular 1970s TV series about a female athlete who is given bionic strength.

Stars: Michelle Ryan, Miguel Ferrer, Molly Price, Lucy Hale

Votes: 7,407

$6,000,000 per episode (+$7,400,000 pilot)

11. The West Wing (1999–2006)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama

8.8
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Inside the lives of staffers in the West Wing of the White House.

Stars: Martin Sheen, Rob Lowe, Allison Janney, John Spencer

Votes: 50,178

$6,000,000 per episode

12. World Without End (2012)

374 min | Drama, History, Romance

7.0
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The English town of Kingsbridge works to survive as the King leads the nation into the Hundred Years' War with France while Europe deals with the outbreak of the Black Death.

Stars: Ben Chaplin, Charlotte Riley, Nora von Waldstätten, Oliver Jackson-Cohen

Votes: 6,754

$5,750,000 per episode

13. Les misérables (2000– )

90 min | Drama, History

7.7
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The scene is set during the French Restoration at the beginning of the 19th century. Jean Valjean, a galley slave who was sent to prison for stealing food, is now released after serving ... See full summary »

Stars: Gérard Depardieu, Christian Clavier, John Malkovich, Virginie Ledoyen

Votes: 3,738

FRF41,250,000 per episode (approx. $5,584,000)

14. Frasier (1993–2004)

TV-PG | 22 min | Comedy

8.0
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Dr. Frasier Crane moves back to his hometown of Seattle, where he lives with his father, and works as a radio psychiatrist.

Stars: Kelsey Grammer, Jane Leeves, David Hyde Pierce, Peri Gilpin

Votes: 60,587

$5,200,000 per episode (Season 11)

15. Boardwalk Empire (2010–2014)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.6
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An Atlantic City politician plays both sides of the law, conspiring with gangsters during the Prohibition era.

Stars: Steve Buscemi, Kelly Macdonald, Michael Shannon, Shea Whigham

Votes: 148,691

$5,000,000 per episode (+$20,000,000 pilot)

16. Deadwood (2004–2006)

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, History

8.7
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A show set in the late 1800s, revolving around the characters of Deadwood, South Dakota; a town of deep corruption and crime.

Stars: Timothy Olyphant, Ian McShane, Molly Parker, Brad Dourif

Votes: 73,975

$5,000,000 per episode

17. Spartacus: War of the Damned (2010–2013)

TV-MA | 55 min | Action, Adventure, Biography

8.6
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Watch the story of history's greatest gladiator unfold with graphic violence and the passions of the women that love them. This is Spartacus.

Stars: Andy Whitfield, Lucy Lawless, Manu Bennett, Daniel Feuerriegel

Votes: 190,286

$5,000,000 per episode

18. The Borgias (2011–2013)

TV-MA | 50 min | Crime, Drama, History

7.9
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In 15th century, pope Alexander VI tries to control all power in Italy with the help of his several sons, through murder, intrigue, war and marriage alliances.

Stars: Jeremy Irons, François Arnaud, Holliday Grainger, Peter Sullivan

Votes: 42,197

$5,000,000 per episode

19. The Pillars of the Earth (2010)

TV-MA | 60 min | Drama, History, Romance

8.1
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Set against a backdrop of war, religious strife and power struggles which tears lives and families apart.

Stars: Ian McShane, Matthew Macfadyen, Eddie Redmayne, Hayley Atwell

Votes: 24,583

$5,000,000 per episode

20. The Night Manager (2016–2018)

TV-14 | 358 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.2
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The night manager of a Cairo hotel is recruited to infiltrate an arms dealer's inner circle.

Stars: Hugh Laurie, Tom Hiddleston, Elizabeth Debicki, Olivia Colman

Votes: 49,588

£3,333,000 per episode (approx. $4,801,500)

21. House of Cards (2013– )

TV-MA | 51 min | Drama

8.9
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A Congressman works with his equally conniving wife to exact revenge on the people who betrayed him.

Stars: Kevin Spacey, Michel Gill, Robin Wright, Kate Mara

Votes: 386,333

$4,615,000 per episode

22. True Detective (2014– )

TV-MA | 55 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

9.0
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Seasonal anthology series in which police investigations unearth the personal and professional secrets of those involved, both within and outside the law.

Stars: Vince Vaughn, Colin Farrell, Rachel McAdams, Taylor Kitsch

Votes: 381,379

Between $4,000,000 and $4,500,000 per episode (Season 1)

23. Terra Nova (2011)

TV-14 | 46 min | Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.8
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Centers on the Shannons, an ordinary family from 2149 when the planet is dying who are transported back 85 million years to prehistoric Earth where they join Terra Nova, a colony of humans with a second chance to build a civilization.

Stars: Jason O'Mara, Shelley Conn, Christine Adams, Allison Miller

Votes: 73,717

$4,000,000 per episode (+$14,000,000 pilot)

24. Lost (2004–2010)

TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Fantasy

8.4
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The survivors of a plane crash are forced to work together in order to survive on a seemingly deserted tropical island.

Stars: Jorge Garcia, Josh Holloway, Yunjin Kim, Evangeline Lilly

Votes: 421,786

$4,000,000 per episode (+$14,000,000 pilot)

25. Fringe (2008–2013)

TV-14 | 46 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.4
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An F.B.I. agent is forced to work with an institutionalized scientist and his son in order to rationalize a brewing storm of unexplained phenomena.

Stars: Anna Torv, Joshua Jackson, John Noble, Jasika Nicole

Votes: 193,786

$4,000,000 per episode (+$10,000,000 pilot)

26. Kings (2009)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

8.2
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A modern day, alternate-reality drama about a hero who rises to become the King of his nation, based on the biblical story of King David.

Stars: Ian McShane, Christopher Egan, Susanna Thompson, Allison Miller

Votes: 7,616

$4,000,000 per episode (+$10,000,000 pilot)

27. Carnivàle (2003–2005)

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

8.5
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During the Great Depression, an Oklahoma farm boy and a charismatic minister learn that they are key players in a proxy war being fought between Heaven and Hell.

Stars: Michael J. Anderson, Adrienne Barbeau, Clancy Brown, Debra Christofferson

Votes: 37,560

$4,000,000 per episode

28. Charlie's Angels (2011)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Crime

4.4
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A cat burglar, a car thief, and a dirty cop get a chance to turn their lives around; fighting crime and working for the mysterious Charlie Townsend.

Stars: Annie Ilonzeh, Minka Kelly, Rachael Taylor, Ramon Rodriguez

Votes: 3,736

$4,000,000 per episode

29. Hemlock Grove (2013–2015)

TV-MA | 46 min | Horror, Mystery, Thriller

7.2
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A teenage girl is brutally murdered, sparking a hunt for her killer. But in a town where everyone hides a secret, will they find the monster among them?

Stars: Famke Janssen, Bill Skarsgård, Landon Liboiron, Joel de la Fuente

Votes: 31,251

$4,000,000 per episode

30. Heroes (II) (2006–2010)

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

7.7
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Common people discover that they have super powers. Their lives intertwine as a devastating event must be prevented.

Stars: Jack Coleman, Hayden Panettiere, Milo Ventimiglia, Masi Oka

Votes: 210,987

$4,000,000 per episode

31. Da Vinci's Demons (2013–2015)

59 min | Adventure, Biography, Drama

8.1
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Follows Leonardo Da Vinci during his early days in Florence, as a young artist, inventor and dreamer, trying to change the future.

Stars: Tom Riley, Gregg Chillin, Eros Vlahos, Laura Haddock

Votes: 66,367

$3,881,000 per episode

32. True Blood (2008–2014)

TV-MA | 55 min | Drama, Fantasy, Mystery

7.9
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Telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse encounters a strange new supernatural world when she meets the mysterious Bill, a southern Louisiana gentleman and vampire.

Stars: Anna Paquin, Stephen Moyer, Sam Trammell, Ryan Kwanten

Votes: 211,647

Between $3,000,000 and $5,000,000 per episode

33. Orange Is the New Black (2013– )

TV-MA | 59 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.2
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Convicted of a decade old crime of transporting drug money to an ex-girlfriend, normally law abiding Piper Chapman is sentenced to a year and a half behind bars to face the reality of how life changing prison can really be.

Stars: Taylor Schilling, Danielle Brooks, Taryn Manning, Emma Myles

Votes: 226,471

$3,769,000 per episode

34. Taxi Brooklyn (2014)

43 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

6.2
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TAXI: BROOKLYN is an action-comedy police procedural centered on the fractious, closely bonded partnership between a streetwise Marseilles-born New York City taxi driver and an intensely ... See full summary »

Stars: Chyler Leigh, Jacky Ido, James Colby, José Zúñiga

Votes: 2,617

€2,917,000 per episode (approx. $3,701,000)

35. 1864 (2014)

57 min | Drama, Fantasy, History

6.6
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When Prussia and Austria declare war on Denmark, two brothers are called to serve in the bloodiest battle in Denmark's history.

Stars: Pilou Asbæk, Sarah-Sofie Boussnina, Bent Mejding, Marie Tourell Søderberg

Votes: 2,517

DKK21,625,000 per episode (approx. $3,685,000)

36. Versailles (2015– )

TV-MA | 52 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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In 1667, 28-year-old all-powerful king of France, Louis XIV, decides to build the greatest palace in the world - Versailles. But drained budget, affairs and political intrigues complicate things.

Stars: Stuart Bowman, George Blagden, Alexander Vlahos, Evan Williams

Votes: 6,972

€2,800,000 per episode (approx. $3,552,000)

37. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999)

TV-PG | 45 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.9
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In the vicinity of the liberated planet of Bajor, the Federation space station Deep Space Nine guards the opening of a stable wormhole to the far side of the galaxy.

Stars: Avery Brooks, Rene Auberjonois, Cirroc Lofton, Alexander Siddig

Votes: 38,938

$1,500,000 per episode (Season 2) (+$12,000,000 pilot) $4,000,000 per episode (Season 4-7)

AVERAGE: $3,500,000 per episode

38. CSI: Miami (2002–2012)

TV-14 | 43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.4
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The cases of the Miami-Dade, Florida police department's Crime Scene Investigations unit.

Stars: David Caruso, Emily Procter, Adam Rodriguez, Rex Linn

Votes: 46,949

$3,500,000 per episode

39. The X Factor (2011–2013)

TV-PG | Music, Reality-TV

5.2
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In this American version of the hit UK show, Simon Cowell and his fellow judges search for a singer who has the "X factor".

Stars: Simon Cowell, Demi Lovato, L.A. Reid, Mario Lopez

Votes: 5,485

$3,500,000 per episode

40. XIII: The Series (2011– )

45 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.7
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XIII: The Series is an English-language Franco-Canadian TV series that premiered in April 2011 in France and Canada. It is based on the Belgian graphic novel series created by Jean Van ... See full summary »

Stars: Stuart Townsend, Greg Bryk, Stephen McHattie, Aisha Tyler

Votes: 2,297

€2,500,000 per episode (approx. $3,381,000)

41. Glee (2009–2015)

TV-PG | 44 min | Comedy, Drama, Music

6.7
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A group of ambitious misfits try to escape the harsh realities of high school by joining a glee club, where they find strength, acceptance and, ultimately, their voice, while working to pursue dreams of their own.

Stars: Lea Michele, Jane Lynch, Matthew Morrison, Cory Monteith

Votes: 121,162

$3,000,000 per episode (Season 1) Between $3,200,000 and $3,800,000 per episode (Season 2)

AVERAGE: $3,250,000 per episode

42. The Walking Dead (2010– )

TV-MA | 44 min | Drama, Horror, Thriller

8.5
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Sheriff Deputy Rick Grimes wakes up from a coma to learn the world is in ruins, and must lead a group of survivors to stay alive.

Stars: Andrew Lincoln, Norman Reedus, Melissa McBride, Chandler Riggs

Votes: 721,622

$3,400,000 per episode (Season 1) $2,750,000 per episode (Season 2)

AVERAGE: $3,075,000 per episode

43. Borgia (2011– )

52 min | Biography, Drama, History

7.9
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It was the age of Da Vinci and Michelangelo, of enlightened creativity and unparalleled intellectual achievement. But it was also the age of Machievelli, of rampant lawlessness, incessant ... See full summary »

Stars: Mark Ryder, Isolda Dychauk, Diarmuid Noyes, John Doman

Votes: 4,764

€2,000,000 per episode (approx. $2,840,000) - Season 1 €2,500,000 per episode (approx. $3,270,000) - Season 2

AVERAGE: €2,250,000 per episode (approx. $3,055,000)

44. Star Trek: Voyager (1995–2001)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

7.7
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Pulled to the far side of the galaxy, where the Federation is seventy-five years away at maximum warp speed, a Starfleet ship must cooperate with Maquis rebels to find a way home.

Stars: Kate Mulgrew, Robert Beltran, Roxann Dawson, Robert Duncan McNeill

Votes: 44,741

$2,000,000 per episode (Season 5) (+$23,000,000 pilot) $3,500,000 per episode (Season 6-7)

AVERAGE: $3,000,000 per episode

45. Arrested Development (2003– )

TV-PG | 489 min | Comedy

8.9
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Level-headed son Michael Bluth takes over family affairs after his father is imprisoned. But the rest of his spoiled, dysfunctional family are making his job unbearable.

Stars: Jason Bateman, Michael Cera, Portia de Rossi, Will Arnett

Votes: 232,910

$3,000,000 per episode (Season 4)

46. Crossing Lines (2013– )

43 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.4
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A special crime unit investigates serialized crimes that cross over European borders, to hunt down criminals and bring them to justice.

Stars: Tom Wlaschiha, Donald Sutherland, Lara Rossi, William Fichtner

Votes: 10,251

$3,000,000 per episode

47. Under the Dome (2013–2015)

TV-14 | 43 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

6.7
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An invisible and mysterious force field descends upon a small actual town of Chester's Mill, Maine, USA, trapping residents inside, cut off from the rest of civilization. The trapped townspeople must discover the secrets and purpose of the "dome" or "sphere" and its origins, while coming to learn more than they ever knew about each other and animals too.

Stars: Mike Vogel, Rachelle Lefevre, Alexander Koch, Colin Ford

Votes: 91,076

$3,000,000 per episode

48. Transporter: The Series (2012– )

TV-14 | 48 min | Action, Crime

6.6
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Frank Martin is an ex special ops, who now spends his life as a transporter on the other side of the law. With three rules, he always completes his contracts. One way, or the other.

Stars: Chris Vance, François Berléand, Charly Hübner, Violante Placido

Votes: 6,344

$3,000,000 per episode

49. Breaking Bad (2008–2013)

TV-MA | 49 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

9.5
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A high school chemistry teacher diagnosed with inoperable lung cancer turns to manufacturing and selling methamphetamine in order to secure his family's future.

Stars: Bryan Cranston, Aaron Paul, Anna Gunn, Betsy Brandt

Votes: 1,043,033

$3,000,000 per episode

50. Ghost Whisperer (2005–2010)

TV-PG | 60 min | Drama, Fantasy

6.4
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A newlywed with the ability to communicate with the earthbound spirits of the recently deceased overcomes skepticism and doubt to help send their important messages to the living and allow the dead to pass on to the other side.

Stars: Jennifer Love Hewitt, David Conrad, Camryn Manheim, Christoph Sanders

Votes: 38,670

$3,000,000 per episode

51. Weeds (2005–2012)

TV-MA | 28 min | Comedy, Crime, Drama

8.0
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When a suburban mother turns to dealing marijuana in order to maintain her privileged lifestyle after her husband dies, she finds out just how addicted her entire neighborhood already is.

Stars: Mary-Louise Parker, Hunter Parrish, Alexander Gould, Kevin Nealon

Votes: 91,774

$3,000,000 per episode

52. Jo (2013– )

Crime

6.5
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Joachim Jo Saint-Clair is a veteran detective in Paris elite Criminal Brigade tackling the city's most challenging murder cases.

Stars: Jean Reno, Jill Hennessy, Tom Austen, Orla Brady

Votes: 950

€2,000,000 per episode (approx. $2,648,000)

53. Fastlane (2002–2003)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Thriller

7.5
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Two undercover cops take down the highest and lowest criminals in Los Angeles.

Stars: Peter Facinelli, Bill Bellamy, Tiffani Thiessen, Big Boy

Votes: 3,060

$2,600,000 per episode

54. NCIS (2003– )

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Comedy, Crime

7.9
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The cases of the Naval Criminal Investigative Service's Washington DC Major Case Response Team, led by Special Agent Leroy Jethro Gibbs.

Stars: Mark Harmon, Pauley Perrette, David McCallum, Sean Murray

Votes: 96,289

$2,500,000 per episode

55. Titanic: Blood and Steel (2012– )

Drama, History

7.3
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The construction of the RMS Titanic at the Harland and Wolff shipyard in Belfast against the background of union riots, political and religious conflicts, and a romance between a young ambitious engineer and an Italian immigrant.

Stars: Kevin Zegers, Alessandra Mastronardi, Derek Jacobi, Billy Carter

Votes: 1,512

$2,500,000 per episode

56. Mad Men (2007–2015)

TV-14 | 47 min | Drama

8.6
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A drama about one of New York's most prestigious ad agencies at the beginning of the 1960s, focusing on one of the firm's most mysterious but extremely talented ad executives, Donald Draper.

Stars: Jon Hamm, Elisabeth Moss, Vincent Kartheiser, January Jones

Votes: 161,269

Between $2,300,000 and $3,000,000 per episode

57. Rani (2011– )

52 min | Adventure

6.5
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Stars: Mylène Jampanoï, Pascal Demolon, Rémi Bichet, Jean-Hugues Anglade

Votes: 93

€1,750,000 per episode (approx. $2,440,000)

58. The Tunnel (2013– )

60 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.8
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Set primarily in Folkestone and Calais where detectives Karl Roebuck and Elise Wassermann are called to investigate the death of a French politician. When a shocking discovery is made at ... See full summary »

Stars: Clémence Poésy, Stephen Dillane, Cédric Vieira, Angel Coulby

Votes: 4,592

£1,500,000 per episode (approx. $2,425,000)

59. Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997–2003)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

8.2
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  

A young woman is forced to fulfill her destiny of fighting vampires and demons with the help of her friends all the while struggling to live a normal teenage life of heart break and drama.

Stars: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Nicholas Brendon, Alyson Hannigan, Anthony Head

Votes: 110,254

$2,300,000 per episode (Season 5-6)

60. Space: Above and Beyond (1995–1996)

60 min | Drama, Sci-Fi

7.7
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

The Earth is embroiled in a desperate war against alien invaders, and this series focuses on one squadron of Marine pilots involved in it.

Stars: Morgan Weisser, Kristen Cloke, Rodney Rowland, Joel de la Fuente

Votes: 6,680

Between $2,000,000 and $2,500,000 per episode

61. Stargate SG-1 (1997–2007)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

8.4
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A secret military team, SG-1, is formed to explore the recently discovered Stargates.

Stars: Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge

Votes: 71,171

$2,200,000 per episode (Season 10)

62. Indian Summers (2015– )

Drama, History

7.2
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Drama set in 1932 during the final years of British colonial rule in India.

Stars: Henry Lloyd-Hughes, Jemima West, Julie Walters, Rick Warden

Votes: 2,894

£1,400,000 per episode (approx. $2,155,650) - Season 1

63. Supernatural (2005– )

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.5
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  

Two brothers follow their father's footsteps as "hunters", fighting evil supernatural beings of many kinds, including monsters, demons, and gods that roam the earth.

Stars: Jared Padalecki, Jensen Ackles, Jim Beaver, Misha Collins

Votes: 319,113

Between $2,000,000 and $2,200,000 per episode

64. Maison close (2010– )

52 min | Drama

6.7
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Paris, 1871. This is a story of the women trapped in a luxury brothel, 'Paradise'. The very young Rose came to Paris in search of her mother, former prostitute. She is trapped and forced to... See full summary »

Stars: Anne Charrier, Jemima West, Valérie Karsenti, Catherine Hosmalin

Votes: 370

€1,500,000 per episode (approx. $2,081,000)

65. Braquo (2009– )

Not Rated | 52 min | Crime, Thriller

8.1
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  

Four police officers of the SDPJ Hauts-de-Seine, Eddie Caplan, Walter Morlighem, Theo Wachevski and Roxane Delgado have their lives turned upside down when their colleague, Max, committed ... See full summary »

Stars: Jean-Hugues Anglade, Joseph Malerba, Karole Rocher, Geoffroy Thiébaut

Votes: 2,851

€1,400,000 per episode (approx. $2,071,000)

66. Firefly (2002–2003)

TV-14 | 44 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

9.1
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.1/10 X  

Five hundred years in the future, a renegade crew aboard a small spacecraft tries to survive as they travel the unknown parts of the galaxy and evade warring factions as well as authority agents out to get them.

Stars: Nathan Fillion, Gina Torres, Alan Tudyk, Morena Baccarin

Votes: 208,221

$2,000,000 per episode (+$10,000,000 pilot)

67. Eleventh Hour (2008–2009)

TV-14 | 45 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

7.3
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A government scientist and his tough attractive FBI handler try to save people from deadly scientific experiments, poisoners, rare diseases, and environmental hazards.

Stars: Rufus Sewell, Marley Shelton, Omar Benson Miller, Sarita Ospina

Votes: 3,681

$2,000,000 per episode (+$4,000,000 pilot)

68. How I Met Your Mother (2005–2014)

TV-14 | 22 min | Comedy, Romance

8.4
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  

A father recounts to his children, through a series of flashbacks, the journey he and his four best friends took leading up to him meeting their mother.

Stars: Josh Radnor, Jason Segel, Cobie Smulders, Neil Patrick Harris

Votes: 497,200

$2,000,000 per episode

69. Desperate Housewives (2004–2012)

TV-14 | 45 min | Comedy, Drama, Mystery

7.5
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Secrets and truths unfold through the lives of female friends in one suburban neighborhood, after the mysterious suicide of a neighbor.

Stars: Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross, Eva Longoria

Votes: 100,370

$2,000,000 per episode

70. Angel (1999–2004)

TV-14 | 44 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

8.0
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  

The vampire Angel, cursed with a soul, moves to Los Angeles and aids people with supernatural-related problems while questing for his own redemption.

Stars: David Boreanaz, Charisma Carpenter, Alexis Denisof, J. August Richards

Votes: 55,429

$2,000,000 per episode

71. Nash Bridges (1996–2001)

TV-14 | 60 min | Action, Crime, Drama

6.9
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A smart alecky San Francisco cop and his get rich quick scheme of a partner keep tabs on crime and take down the bad guys in the Bay Area.

Stars: Don Johnson, Cheech Marin, Jodi Lyn O'Keefe, Jeff Perry

Votes: 5,176

$2,000,000 per episode

72. No Limit (2012– )

Action, Adventure, Crime

7.0
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

A terminally ill French secret service agent is hired by Hydra, a mysterious black ops organization set up by the government, to fight crime by any means necessary and receive experimental treatment in return. Also, his daughter hates him.

Stars: Vincent Elbaz, Anne Girouard, Sarah Brannens, Philippe Hérisson

Votes: 286

€1,500,000 per episode (approx. $1,986,000)

73. The X-Files (1993– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi

8.7
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  

Two FBI agents, Fox Mulder the believer and Dana Scully the skeptic, investigate the strange and unexplained, while hidden forces work to impede their efforts.

Stars: David Duchovny, Gillian Anderson, Mitch Pileggi, William B. Davis

Votes: 166,985

$1,500,000 per episode (Season 1-5) $2,500,000 per episode (Season 6-9)

AVERAGE: $1,944,000 per episode

74. Friday Night Lights (2006–2011)

TV-14 | 44 min | Drama, Sport

8.7
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The trials and tribulations of small town Texas football players, their friends, family, and coaching staff.

Stars: Kyle Chandler, Connie Britton, Zach Gilford, Aimee Teegarden

Votes: 47,115

$2,000,000 per episode (Season 1-2) $1,900,000 per episode (Season 3-5)

AVERAGE: $1,940,000 per episode

75. Combat Hospital (2011– )

42 min | Drama, War

7.4
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Portrays doctors and nurses from Canada, the U.S., the U.K. and other allied countries saving lives and limbs in a war zone military hospital modeled on a real facility in Afghanistan.

Stars: Elias Koteas, Michelle Borth, Luke Mably, Terry Chen

Votes: 1,947

Can$2,000,000 per episode (approx. $1,935,000)

76. Kampen om tungtvannet (2015– )

TV-14 | 45 min | Drama, History, War

8.1
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The story behind Hitler's plan of Germany getting the atomic bomb during WW2, and the heavy water sabotages in Rjukan, Norway, seen from four angles, the German side, the allied, the saboteurs and the company side.

Stars: Andreas Döhler, Robert Hunger-Bühler, Marc Benjamin Puch, Christoph Bach

Votes: 4,800

NOK12,500,000 per episode (approx. $1,839,000)

77. The Returned (2012– )

TV-MA | 52 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

8.2
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The Returned opens in a small mountain community which is rocked to its core when several local people who are presumed dead suddenly re-appear at their homes. Despite having passed away ... See full summary »

Stars: Anne Consigny, Clotilde Hesme, Frédéric Pierrot, Céline Sallette

Votes: 17,385

€1,375,000 per episode (approx. $1,793,000)

78. Inquisitio (2012– )

History

6.9
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Add a Plot

Stars: Aurélien Wiik, Vladislav Galard, Annelise Hesme, Lula Cotton-Frapier

Votes: 104

€1,188,000 per episode (approx. $1,759,000)

79. The Legend of Korra (2012–2014)

TV-Y7 | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.6
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Avatar Korra fights to keep Republic City safe from the evil forces of both the physical and spiritual worlds.

Stars: Janet Varney, P.J. Byrne, David Faustino, J.K. Simmons

Votes: 75,626

$1,667,000 per episode

80. Mafiosa (II) (2006–2014)

416 min | Crime, Drama

7.4
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After the cold blood murder of Francois Paoli,a notorious Corsican mobster, Sandra Paoli, his niece, takes over the reign of violence, money, drug and sex in a world of it's own : Corsica.

Stars: Hélène Fillières, Phareelle Onoyan, Eric Fraticelli, Véronique Volta

Votes: 439

€1,250,000 per episode (approx. $1,654,000) - Season 1 €1,375,000 per episode (approx. $1,665,000) - Season 3

AVERAGE: €1,313,000 per episode (approx. $1,660,000)

81. Father of the Pride (2004–2005)

TV-14 | 26 min | Animation, Comedy

6.9
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The misadventures of a family of White Lions who perform with Siegfried and Roy in Las Vegas.

Stars: John Goodman, Cheryl Hines, Orlando Jones, Carl Reiner

Votes: 1,159

$1,600,000 per episode

82. Star Trek: Enterprise (2001–2005)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

7.5
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A century before Captain Kirk's five-year mission, Jonathan Archer captains the United Earth ship Enterprise during the early years of Starfleet, leading up to the Earth-Romulan War and the formation of the Federation.

Stars: Scott Bakula, John Billingsley, Jolene Blalock, Dominic Keating

Votes: 34,733

$1,600,000 per episode

83. Doctor Who (2005– )

TV-PG | 45 min | Adventure, Drama, Family

8.7
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The further adventures of the time travelling alien adventurer known as the Doctor, a Time Lord/Lady who can change appearance and gender, and his/her companions.

Stars: Peter Capaldi, Pearl Mackie, Jenna Coleman, Matt Smith

Votes: 166,587

£770,000 per episode (approx. $1,508,511) - 2007ish £1,000,000 per episode (approx. $1,657,753) - 2014ish

AVERAGE: £885,000 per episode (approx. $1,583,132)

84. Star Trek: The Next Generation (1987–1994)

TV-PG | 44 min | Action, Adventure, Mystery

8.6
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Set decades after Captain Kirk's five-year mission, a new generation of Starfleet officers set off in a new Enterprise on their own mission to go where no one has gone before.

Stars: Patrick Stewart, Brent Spiner, Jonathan Frakes, LeVar Burton

Votes: 75,555

$1,300,000 per episode (Season 1) $1,400,000 per episode (Season 3) $2,000,000 per episode (Season 6)

AVERAGE: $1,567,000 per episode

85. Downton Abbey (2010–2015)

TV-PG | 58 min | Drama, Romance

8.7
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A chronicle of the lives of the British aristocratic Crawley family and their servants in the early 20th Century.

Stars: Hugh Bonneville, Phyllis Logan, Elizabeth McGovern, Brendan Coyle

Votes: 127,894

£1,000,000 per episode (approx. $1,505,250)

86. Farscape (1999–2003)

TV-14 | 50 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

8.3
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  

Thrown into a distant part of the universe, an Earth astronaut finds himself part of a fugitive alien starship crew.

Stars: Ben Browder, Claudia Black, Anthony Simcoe, Lani John Tupu

Votes: 28,730

$1,500,000 per episode

87. The Wire (2002–2008)

TV-MA | 59 min | Crime, Drama, Thriller

9.3
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.3/10 X  

Baltimore drug scene, seen through the eyes of drug dealers and law enforcement.

Stars: Dominic West, Lance Reddick, Sonja Sohn, Wendell Pierce

Votes: 217,896

$1,500,000 per episode

88. The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1992–1993)

45 min | Action, Adventure, Family

7.3
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The adventures of the archaeological treasure hunter in his youth as related by an elderly Indiana Jones.

Stars: Sean Patrick Flanery, George Hall, Corey Carrier, Ronny Coutteure

Votes: 6,072

$1,500,000 per episode

89. The Team (2015– )

60 min | Crime, Drama

6.9
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Trafficking, forced prostitution, and tax fraud. A European investigation team investigates organized crime across borders in Europe.

Stars: Lars Mikkelsen, Jasmin Gerat, Veerle Baetens, Nicholas Ofczarek

Votes: 1,462

€1,250,000 per episode (approx. $1,417,100)

90. Les hommes de l'ombre (2012–2016)

52 min | Drama

7.5
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

After the french president is killed by an assassin, a political intrigue about the following campaign begins. The best friend of the dead president and his spindoctor installs the ... See full summary »

Stars: Bruno Wolkowitch, Grégory Fitoussi, Philippe Magnan, Yves Pignot

Votes: 495

€1,150,000 per episode (approx. $1,459,000)

91. Doctor Thorne (2016– )

TV-G | 48 min | Drama

7.2
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The life of penniless Mary Thorne, who grows up with her Uncle, Dr Thorne, and her relationship with the family at nearby Greshamsbury Park estate.

Stars: Tom Hollander, Stefanie Martini, Harry Richardson, Rebecca Front

Votes: 2,435

£1,000,000 per episode (approx. $1,422,700)

92. Section de recherches (2006– )

Crime

5.6
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The police work of a special Gendarmerie unit that operates in Bordeaux, their complicated cases and the interpersonal relationships established among the team members.

Stars: Xavier Deluc, Chrystelle Labaude, Virginie Caliari, Jean-Pascal Lacoste

Votes: 88

€1,000,000 per episode (approx. $1,379,000)

93. Les témoins (2014– )

52 min | Crime, Mystery

7.3
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Set in a small coastal village in France, this is a quiet thriller of crime and dark secrets. The opening sequence takes place in a house just put out for sale. In it, the discovery of what... See full summary »

Stars: Marie Dompnier, Jan Hammenecker, Alexandre Carrière, Florence Bolufer

Votes: 1,545

€1,110,000 per episode (approx. $1,310,000)

94. Miami Vice (1984–1990)

TV-14 | 48 min | Action, Crime, Drama

7.5
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Resplendent with authentic 1980's music, fashion and vibe, "Miami Vice" follows two undercover detectives and their extended team through the mean streets of Miami.

Stars: Don Johnson, Philip Michael Thomas, Saundra Santiago, Olivia Brown

Votes: 18,568

$1,300,000 per episode

95. Spiral (2005– )

Not Rated | 52 min | Crime, Drama, Mystery

8.5
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Follows criminal investigations in Paris from all the different points of view of a criminal investigation.

Stars: Caroline Proust, Audrey Fleurot, Philippe Duclos, Thierry Godard

Votes: 3,570

€1,000,000 per episode (approx. $1,264,000) - Season 4

96. The Outer Limits (1995–2002)

TV-PG | 44 min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror

7.8
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  

A modern revival of the classic science fiction horror anthology show The Outer Limits (1963). Episodes often have twist-endings and involve aliens. Sometimes, a story from one episode continues in a later episode.

Stars: Alex Diakun, Eric Schneider, Garvin Cross, Larry Musser

Votes: 9,469

$1,100,000 per episode (Season 7)

97. The X Factor (2005–2016)

60 min | Music, Reality-TV

4.6
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    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.6/10 X  

Four celebrity singers look among the public lf Australia, in a bid to discover who the next music sensation will be.

Stars: Guy Sebastian, Luke Jacobz, Ronan Keating, Melanie Brown

Votes: 269

$1,071,000 per episode (Season 2)

98. Clara Sheller (2005– )

52 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Stars: Mélanie Doutey, Zoé Félix, Frédéric Diefenthal, Patrick Mille

Votes: 231

€800,000 per episode (approx. $1,004,000)

99. Avatar: The Last Airbender (2005–2008)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

9.2
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In a war-torn world of elemental magic, a young boy reawakens to undertake a dangerous mystic quest to fulfill his destiny as the Avatar, and bring peace to the world.

Stars: Dee Bradley Baker, Zach Tyler, Mae Whitman, Jack De Sena

Votes: 158,822

$1,000,000 per episode (+$6,000,000 finale)

100. Earth: Final Conflict (1997–2002)

TV-PG | 60 min | Action, Drama, Mystery

6.3
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When an alien species comes to Earth bearing boons to Humanity, a few suspicious humans seek to learn and resist the newcomers' true designs.

Stars: Von Flores, Leni Parker, Anita La Selva, Richard Chevolleau

Votes: 3,264

$1,000,000 per episode