Friday, March 27, 2009

The economics of Wife Swap

One of the few TV shows that I usually watch is Wife Swap on ABC, a show that illustrates Aristotle's principle of virtue. I have always wondered why people volunteer to go on the show, but then I saw a post on a blog that explained why.
In addition, each family that tapes an episode of Wife Swap receives a $20,000 honorarium for their time. Anyone who refers a family that appears on our program receives $1000 as a ‘thank you” from us.

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