By Blake Powers

What happens when you’re entire judges budget is $40mil and you’ve spent $25mil on Katy Perry, $10mil on Ryan Seacrest and still need (2) more judges? You get financially creative!

TMZ reports “American Idol” producers are now combining salary offers plus production deals, licensing and merchandising deals, and theme park partnerships for Disney properties with offers to prospective judges.  For example, “The Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster Starring Aerosmith.”

TMZ reported an offer has been made to country star Luke Bryan to be judge #2.

A valuable lesson learned on budgeting.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

More From 98.7 KLUV

Radio.com App
K-LUV Our Newsletter!
KLUV World Tour

Listen Live