Therin of Andor wrote:
Throwing money at amateurs doesn't necessarily produce a higher quality product, nor guarantee a larger audience. And would fans who love making a show for fun, and no profit, really want to toss in their day jobs in hope that things would be... better? More authentic? Better accepted?
Plus, the guys throwing money at them would then be in a position to dictate new directions which they might not want to take. Not happening.