BY LAURA YOUNG
“The Real Housewives of New Jersey” is all about glamour, relationships, and money. The show, which follows the lives of wealthy socialites, is about to enter its sixth season. To add more money to the mix, the UK broadcaster ITV bought an 80 percent stake in Leftfield, the company behind the show, reported the BBC. The deal could end up being worth $800 million.
1. It’s a money maker
Leftfield, the company that produces “The Real Housewives,” is also behind shows like “American Restoration” and “Pawn Stars,” reported the Wall Street Journal. Leftfield generated $38 million in earnings last year alone.