Leading TV series in the United States as of March 2018, by production costs per episode (in million U.S. dollars)

Most expensive TV shows produced as of 2018 The statistic presents a list of the leading TV series in the United States as of March 2018, ranked by production costs per episode. According to the estimates, ER and Netflix's The Crown wer the most expensive TV shows of all time, both costing 13 million U.S. dollars per episode to make. Game of Thrones ranked fourth - HBO spent approximately 10 million U.S. dollars on each episode to produce the show.
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Production costs per episode in million U.S. dollars
The Crown13
ER13
The Get Down11
Game of Thrones10
Friends10
Marco Polo9
Rome9
Sense89
Camelot7
Frasier 5.2
Boardwalk Empire5
Deadwood4.5
House of Cards4.5
Fringe4
Lost4
Production costs per episode in million U.S. dollars
The Crown13
ER13
The Get Down11
Game of Thrones10
Friends10
Marco Polo9
Rome9
Sense89
Camelot7
Frasier 5.2
Boardwalk Empire5
Deadwood4.5
House of Cards4.5
Fringe4
Lost4
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The statistic presents a list of the leading TV series in the United States as of March 2018, ranked by production costs per episode. According to the estimates, ER and Netflix's The Crown wer the most expensive TV shows of all time, both costing 13 million U.S. dollars per episode to make. Game of Thrones ranked fourth - HBO spent approximately 10 million U.S. dollars on each episode to produce the show.
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March 2018
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United States
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as of March 2018

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