The already-crowded streaming market is on the verge of getting some new competitors, with Apple TV Plus, Disney+, HBO Max, and more gearing up to face off against more established players like Netflix and Hulu. These companies are willing to shell out some big bucks to try to compete, with Apple reportedly spending nearly $15 million per episode on See, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
To put that number in perspective, Game of Thrones — likely the most expensive TV show made yet — took eight seasons to work its way up to a $15 million-per-episode budget. Apple is starting See out at a similar cost, which feels like a pretty big bet to place on a brand-new sci-fi series, even one with the…
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