C'mon JMS, lets see the end of Crusade.
I knew as soon as I heard about this it would be can open, worms everywhere. Projects will start springing up all over the place with all this 'pseudo-funding'.
And most will Fall on their ass. Buffy might do it if they tried. A few other dearly loved franchises, but that's it.
I doubt any Blockbuster could ever be funded that way.