The 20 Most Expensive TV Shows Ever Made – And How They Splashed The Cash

Recent years have seen the rise of the TV blockbuster — small-screen dramas with big-screen budgets. But can you name the 20 most expensive series ever made? Here’s a definitive run-down of the TV spectacles that saw producers roll out the big bucks like never before. It may have begun in the 1990s, but things just keep on getting more expensive — and not all these productions are sci-fi spectaculars or fantasy epics.