BBC throws shade at Netflix over The Crown's exorbitant cost
The BBC Press Office tweeted this morning that Netflix spent £97 million, or $128 million, on the first two seasons of The Crown --- the same amount the BBC spent on 18 of its shows, including Sherlock and Call the Midwife. (Actually, Season 1 of The Crown reportedly cost $130 million.) The BBC Press Office also pointed out that The Crown was viewed by 14% of UK adults, 74% of watched BBC's 18 dramas.
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