Most Expensive TV Series Ever Made

Here are the most expensive TV series ever made

Most Expensive TV Series – Several TV series made a worldwide success and some even received awards and distinct recognitions but some exerted effort budget-wise.

Based on the list from Collider, here are the TV series that required a big-budget production when they were made.

‘Friends’ (1994 – 2004) –  $10 million was spent per episode of this star-studded comedy series.

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‘Halo’ (2022 – ) – This series also spends $10 million per episode.

‘Band of Brothers’ (2001) – $12.5 million per episode was spent on this series chronicles the history of “Easy” Company, 506th Regiment of the 101st Airborne Division, U.S. Army.

‘The Crown’ (2016 – ) – The Netflix prestigious drama spends $13 million per episode.

‘The Sandman’ (2022 – ) – This fantasy series, which is based on Neil Gaiman’s comic book series of the same name, is spending $15 million per episode.

‘Game of Thrones’ (2011 – 2019) – For season 1 of this epic series, around $5-6 million was spent per episode. By the final season, the production budget rose to $15 million per episode.

‘See’ (2019 – ) – Jason Momoa leads this series with a $15 million budget per episode. This series is directed and produced by Francis Lawrence. The budget is largely due to its filming location in Vancouver.

‘The Mandalorian’ (2019 – ) This series with a $15 million budget per episode embarked on a new chapter in the Star Wars franchise with its first live-action TV series.

‘One Piece’ (2023 – ) – $17 million was spent per episode of this live-action series about a young pirate captain’s adventure with his crew of pirates to discover the mythical titular treasure and ultimately attain the title of Pirate King.

‘The Pacific’ (2010) – This series is about historical events of the World War II battle between Japanese and American soldiers on the island of Peleliu and a budget of $20 million per episode was spent.

‘House of the Dragon’ (2022 – ) – The prequel to Game of Thrones had a $20 million per episode budget.

WandaVision’ (2021) – MCU television titles (including The Falcon and the Winter SoldierLoki, and Hawkeye) have a $25 million per episode budget.

‘Stranger Things’ (2016 – ) – A $30 million budget per episode was allotted for this sci-fi series on Netflix.

‘Citadel’ (2023 – ) – This action-adventure series has a whopping $50 million per episode budget.

‘The Lord of the Rings: Rings of Power’ (2022 – ) – As of this writing, the most expensive TV series is this television version of the J.R.R. Tolkien novel.

Meanwhile, the most expensive advertisement was made for a perfume brand that featured Hollywood actress Nicole Kidman and Brazilian actor Rodrigo Santoro.

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