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Gold Rush made $25 million and cost $10 million; Mark Burnett wants to patent its formula

AOL and Mark Burnett’s Gold Rush, which concludes this week online and on TV, “cost $10 million to make and took in $25 million in advertising,” according to a story in Newsweek. The magazine also reveals that creator Mark Burnett “says he plans to seek a patent on the underlying ‘format’ of ‘Gold Rush.’” He …

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AOL’s Gold Rush concludes on TV next week; 10 million have participated so far

AOL says that “nearly 10 million” people have participated in its Mark Burnett-produced, interactive online game/reality series Gold Rush, which will conclude next week. An AOL spokesperson tells reality blurred those are unique players who have played since the debut almost two months ago. While the game’s 13 rounds have taken place online, the three-part …

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Gold Rush’s first round ends; Kathy Griffin is blogging for the show

AOL and Mark Burnett’s interactive online reality series game Gold Rush has concluded its first round. Evan Stern won $100,000, and will compete for the $1 million prize later. The final round played out in Las Vegas, where Stern competed against two other men. The episodes featuring their competition is now online. I’d have watched …

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