Has some filthy rich person...

Discussion in 'TV & Media' started by Sisko_is_my_captain, Mar 30, 2008.

  1. Sisko_is_my_captain

    Sisko_is_my_captain Fleet Captain Fleet Captain

    Apr 9, 2002
    Jericho, KS
    ...ever paid to get a favorite show, which was cancelled, to produce another episode? (imaginary example: Bill Gates likes Jericho, so when it's cancelled, he pays for season 3 to be produced) Ever happen in real life?
  2. elbarto

    elbarto Lieutenant Commander Red Shirt

    Jun 3, 2004
    Québec city, Canada
    Didn’t Ted Turner payed for season 5 of Babylon 5 because we was a fan?
  3. EnsignRicky

    EnsignRicky Commodore Commodore

    Jan 22, 2008
    Pre-Apocalyptic Earth

    That's probably the best example, but he was already in the business with a few television stations at his disposal, so it may not exactly be the same thing. Besides most of the profits it brought in, such as advertising dollars, just went right back into his pocket.
  4. nx1701g

    nx1701g Admiral Admiral

    Jun 26, 2001
    2001 - 2016
    Didn't the people that designed SpaceShipOne donate their prize money to trying to get Enterprise Season 5?