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Whoa! What Amatuer Singing Show Rakes in the Dough?
Whoa! What Amatuer Singing Show Rakes in the Dough?

Only when you know exactly how much money Fox is making from Idol does all the media attention paid to the show start to make sense.  Almost a Billion Dollars!

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/heres-the-staggering-sum-american-idol-gets-each-season-from-advertisers-2013-5#ixzz2SAK80hTX

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