The Curse of Oak Island (TV Series 2014– ) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. From what I can tell, even for "Pawn Stars", which is the most popular basic cable TV show (or at least was fairly recently), they're only paying the cast somewhere around $1-2M/season. The Oak Island Mystery. Oak Island is a small island off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada. Same goes for Damit Dams, who put in that coffer dam in Smith's Cove last season. Bravo does not reveal if or how much it pays the cast members to appear on Below Deck. Overhead shots are at least 90% drones now. A source told The Sun: "All the Islanders are getting £200-a-week to be on the show. Even Dave's "Crown Time" comment was sponsored. As. How much have the Lagina brothers spent on Oak Island? Graphic artists are cheap. Plus, Crown for Dave. The Curse of Oak Island airs Tuesdays at 9/8c on History. All pay in one way or the other to advertise their product. Nothing against the guy but he doesn't bring any technical expertise to the show. The Lagina brothers own much of Oak Island. As Marty is both a cast and producer of the show, his salary must be good. Guys like Jack. However, because of the large amount of previous excavation work on the island the more careful approach is perhaps not as relevant. This money was part of the business stimulus program it has and is for only NS business identies. “The Curse of Oak Island” has featured quite a few different side stories and speculations that do seem overly dramatic. Oak Island is a 57-hectare (140-acre) privately owned island in Lunenburg County on the south shore of Nova Scotia, Canada.The tree-covered island is one of about 360 small islands in Mahone Bay and rises to a maximum of 11 metres (36 feet) above sea level. What does he do for work? Probably not anything exorbitant. He grew up in Grimsby, an English seaport and administrative center in North East Lincolnshire, close to where it reaches the North Sea. Plus now a days everyone uses DSLRs especially if you need mobility like COOI, maybe 20k a rig plus sound. (No poo-er payment) No doubt the Laginas are getting royalties from the show, but I doubt they are getting 100% reimbursed and they are having to front the money first and get replayed later. So does history channel get a cut of any treasure they find if they are pitching in for the dig?? Cast members would receive a fraction of those salaries since the season is so short. Prometheus Entertainment has popped a lot of money into it. Oak Island Tours Inc. announced last summer that the company was dissolving. equal partners, Mr. Blankenship said he either had to find a new partner to buy out Mr. Tobias’ shares or sell their lots, which amount to 78 per cent of the island. Yes, the province of Nova Scotia pays for various provincial-based businesses who do work on this show, like that fat little guy with the short arms who ran the back hoe last season in Smith's Cove and this season on the road that got destroyed. From what I can tell, even for "Pawn Stars", which is the most popular basic cable TV show (or at least was fairly recently), they're only paying the cast somewhere around $1-2M/season. In addition to his cast credit on The Curse of Oak Island, Rick Lagina is also a show producer. However, the success of the show has led to most estimates growing to as much as $100 million (£79 million). Marty and Craig Tester are co-owners of that energy company in Traverse City. Would History and/or Prometheus really be in a position to put up $8-10M to cover the costs of this dig? Their product placement with the Mari Vinyards shirts is Marty's full use of his resources ( they DO have pretty good wine). It would make sense because it's right there. Bear has starred on and produced a variety of shows. Most of the crew (camera-people, boom operators, etc.) Crown, friendship, several wows from the cast, Marty tells him to find some that are older and golder, Rick tells him this is part of the information hunt, the Oak Island museum has a tag that says "found my Gary Drayton", a salary, future holy schmoley's I'm guessing that Rick/Marty (Marty mostly) are still putting up the majority of the financing for this operation. After hurricanes Jeanne and Francis swept across the US, Gary decided to sweep nearby beaches with his metal detector. http://thechronicleherald.ca/novascotia/1384830-history-channels-curse-of-oak-island-gets-film-funding-for-season-4 I also heard it stated that History Channel and/or Prometheus likely picks up the tab for that. If you break it down to how many hours they're filming every day it's absolutely nothing!” According to The Daily Star, 2019's Islanders will receive £250 per week to appear on the show. Government grants have been shoveled towards the drilling operation (Irving). After initial equipment overheads pretty low. Would History and/or Prometheus really be in a position to put up $8-10M to cover the costs of this dig? "Gilligan's Island" producer Sherwood Schwartz made $90 million off syndication, but the cast didn't get a dime. Does history pay Marty or Rick? There is also Craig and at least one more business parnter who showed up only once on the show. I know the workers get paid, divers, drillers, etc, though I assume that's from Marty's group of investors. So who knows some real numbers? New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Product Placement. Prometheus certainly pays some type of salary to just about everyone on the show plus probably some type of flat amount that goes into the general search fund. This reddit will be a place to discuss the mysteries associated with Oak Island. Drake was young but had a deep passion for living life to the fullest. Craig Tester is ready to part with his own piece of treasure. I'm sure History Channel isn't funding the search 100% but these guys have got to be cashing checks from them. Has anyone noticed that he hasn't said "Crown Time" in a while? According to his bio: He moved to the US in 1989. I wonder how much Gary Drayton gets paid, or does he just do it gratis for the TV exposure? How much, I have no idea. On the show, he joined his dad, the Lagina brothers, and the rest of the cast as they try to uncover information about the Money Pit and the mystery that the 220-year-old island possesses. But, the main star (Rick) is making an absolute fortune. Drayton was born on May 30, 1961, in Grimsby, Lincolnshire, England, UK. Brewster Drilling and Irving Equipment probably pay too so that the show's producers don't blur out their names and/or phone numbers on their equipment. Find out more about Marty Lagina and the rest of the cast on HISTORY. The "Curse of Oak Island" cast member just listed his Michigan mansion for $3.75 million. I know the workers get paid, divers, drillers, etc, though I assume that's from Marty's group of investors. Marty Lagina stars in HISTORY's series The Curse of Oak Island. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. The Curse of Oak Island follows Rick and Marty Lagina in their quest to find the hidden treasure. Dave and probably Dan. The mystery of Oak Island dates back during the early 1800s, when stories about unexplained objects and buried treasure were found on Nova Scotia’s Oak Island. He's there all the time during the season. The people who produce this show are being paid $1.3 million from tax payer money per season. Press J to jump to the feed. I've heard this season's work will likely total in the $8-10M range. Surely not. LOVE Island will return to TV next week for another month of romance, tears and inevitable tantrums in the sun. As far as production cost It's not extremely high and about the same no matter what show. Never mind that this show must be MUCH more expensive to film than something like "Pawn Stars", which takes place 99% of the time in a small room. Anyone have any idea? http://gazettereview.com/2017/05/rick-harrison-net-worth-much-worth-now/. According to IMDB, Bear's TV career began in 2010 when he co-produced Worst Case Scenario, before he was given his own series, Get Out With Bear Grylls in 2013. The Curse of the Oak Island Cast: Spouse: Net Worth: Age: Robert Clotworthy: Single: $19 million: 64: Marty Lagina: Margret Olivia Lagina: $100 million: 64: Rick Lagina: Undisclosed: $2 million: 68: Charles Barkhouse: Undisclosed: Under review: Undisclosed: Jack Begley: Single >$3 million: 30: David Blankenship: Undisclosed: $1 million >60: Craig Tester: Rebecca Tester(Becky) $8 million: 50-60s: … And, yes, ultimately the History Channel is paying for most of the digging (they'll be paying the production company, and the production company will be paying the Oak Island guys). Guys like Jack. the Canadian govt funds this show. Love Island 2019 salary: How much are Love Island contestants paid to go on show? Press J to jump to the feed. Even though he may put some back into the show, … The cost of filming in LV vs in NS is probably significant enough to make up the difference, living costs, wages, etc. I doubt if anyone (Marty/Rick) have much at risk at this point but they may have in the beginning. There's a reason you see Members of The Oak Island Team wearing hats for CAT or Hang Ten or Marty wearing his vineyard shirt. Because we had a Skype call with one of the contestants in a class I took on Reality TV, I am actually qualified to answer this question. And, also a place to discuss the television show "Curse of Oak Island" on the History Channel. Better to put those contributions towards lower priority expenses like many of the "experts" being trotted in or the field trips to laboratories & places of interest off-island. The island is located 200 metres (660 feet) from shore and connected to the mainland by a causeway and gate. The Laginas have plenty of skin ( their own money) in this game, they are hoping that through royalties,product placements, and commercialization of OI for the future tourist business going in (hint,hint) that they can keep their cost reasonable until they either find the Treasure or declare it the world's greatest unsolved mystery. According to TV By The Numbers, Curse of Oak Island is among the top 25 original cable shows among adults between the ages 18-49. People like Chumly, sure. The owners of the treasure rights (it is complicated) also probably have a piece of the action based on ad revenue. The Love Island cast do get paid during their time in the villa – but how much? It's this part I'm questioning. Dave and probably Dan. They have been following clues, but so far they still haven’t found the pot of gold. I suspect this exercise is partially funded by both of them. So even with the 45 episodes a season they do, that's only $675k. I've seen a lot of numbers bantered around, and a number of comments about who is actually paying for the work going on on Oak Island. What does he do for work? This reddit will be a place to discuss the mysteries associated with Oak Island. Not necessarily pay them. I think Nova Scotia paid out something on the order of $1.5 million this summer. Perhaps if ratings reach a certain level, then History Channel gets out the checkbook for a direct payment to Oak Island Tours, Inc., and/or Prometheus. Since this time, a number of attempts and expeditions have been made to locate artifacts as well as treasure in the area. Sorry if this has been covered, searched but couldn't find anything. I think it is safe to say that the primary actors (fellowship of the dig) get paid a salary of sorts. But it's hard to find good sources for this kind of info. Oak Island, a small wooded island off the coast of Nova Scotia, Canada, is said to be the hiding place of a mysterious buried treasure. We love watching treasure hunters, and deep inside everyone loves the idea of finding treasure, but at the back of our heads when we watch The Curse of Oak Island we always think to ourselves… is this legit?. The Curse of Oak Island has received a massive $1.5million injection of funding for Season 5 as the Lagina brothers up the ante in their hunt for treasure. Viewers had a glimpse of this on Drake Tester’s The Curse of Oak Island journey. I would think so anyway. Show gets cancelled, stop doing that stuff. What Does the NSBI Get Out of Its Funding? Its a JOAK being funded by the Canadian govt. And, also a place to discuss the television show "Curse of Oak Island" on the History Channel. From what I heard (several years ago), Rick had already made over $100 million from Pawn Stars (since he was the creator). Does history pay Marty or Rick? Love Island wages: how much the contestants get paid for appearing on the ITV2 show. Treasure hunting Sponsors have a big part certain people want a peice of the pie. So is a guy like jack paid by the investors crew? Not … New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. How is the ownership of any treasure find set out? He's there all the time during the season. Regular DSLR rig in at most a $5k drone. From what I could find, he earns $15k/episode. Haven't heard it this season. In this particular case, The Curse of Oak Island was said to have spent $5,070,366 in eligible costs, which is why it received $1,926,689. It’s only about 140-acres and it’s privately owned, and it belongs to one of 360 islands that are all small and very much … Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. It’s hard to know for sure since the sum that Rick and Marty paid to gain a 50% share of … The show is staged as much as any other reality show is staged, but the show isn’t scripted. I would think so anyway. The Curse of Oak Island is a multi-season reality television series that chronicles the efforts of an eclectic team of treasure hunters searching for legendary treasure on the infamous Oak Island, off the Atlantic shore of Nova Scotia, Canada.It is an American television production that first premiered in Canada on the History network on January 5, 2014. Meet the cast of The Curse of Oak Island on HISTORY. You see a lot of TV shows and movies film in Vancouver because Canada will basically pay you to film. what about the old guy with the purple lips, does he get paid? Rick and Marty visited the island to search for the treasure and investigate. The show has been popular for years, but its popularity was dimmed because of the slow pace. How much, I have no idea. Everybody gets paid, including jack and alex. Many of the cast that come from away have purchased properties in the area. From what I can tell, even for "Pawn Stars", which is the most popular basic cable TV show (or at least was fairly recently), they're only paying the cast somewhere around $1-2M/season. Author Is that public info? Rick, well, not so much. The Nova Scotia government reimbursed the Laginas roughly 1/3 of the over 6 million dollars they spent this year; around 2 million Canadian dollars. As for how much the cast makes for appearing on the show itself, producer Mark Cronin revealed during an AMA on Reddit that they only get a "small sum" for taking part. History, but only indirectly as it pays Prometheus for the rights to air the show on TV. Not sure Damit Dams got their money's worth out of that one - as their installer had his head in his hands and sobbed on-camera. Editing is the expensive ongoing part but doesn't vary from show to show much. I thought they contributed money to the project. level 1. 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