fee to either a network or individual market. The licensing fee, however, will cover only a portion of production costs, meaning each show is produced at a deficit, which varies on a show-by-show basis. “One of my chief goals,” explains King, “is to ensure that each show is good enough to reach syndication.” It is only in syndication that Paramount will eventually see profits.
For the future, King would like to create and produce his own work. Considering his background and what he has achieved thus far, the final product will likely be fit for a King.