Description: Late-night talk show host Jay Leno took a 50% pay cut as part of NBC’s budget-chopping effort last month at “The Tonight Show,” the network said, detailing the scope of the changes for the first time as well as the reasoning behind them. Christopher Stewart has details on Lunch Break. Photo: Getty Images.
Source: Moneywatch.com â€“ video report
Date: Sep 07, 2012
Questions for Discussions:
- Besides salaries, what other significant budgetary adjustments are possible for this sort of programming?
- Given these constraints, what financial future do you see for these shows?
- How does the Internet provide financial solutions?
- How would you suggest financial compensation be structured so as to make these shows financially viable?