"Typically, the price budget for a long show is determined by averages of what has been won in the past," said Bob Boden, former program manager of the Game Show Network, to The Atlantic. "James's performance, I'm sure makes a financial auditor sorry somewhere."
Often he shows insurance policies. Usually this is reserved for shows with rare but high earnings, eg. B. "Who will become a millionaire?" Boden said he does not believe that "Jeopardy" is following the same policy because it usually spends more modest profits.
But even if a successful competitor exists, game show budgets usually allocate to on-air talents and production teams, Boden said. The longtime host of the Atlantic, Alex Trebek, is estimated at $ 1
Holzhauer's performance is buzzing, which could attract more viewers. That in turn could increase the ad sales.
Read the full report of The Atlantic here.