TLC’s new reality series, “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo”, has become such a hit that executives have given the family a significant pay raise.
TMZ is reporting that the family received between $5,000 and $7,000 an episode at the beginning of the series. After it was apparent what a hit this series was going to be (the TLC show beat both the Democratic and Republican conventions in ratings) the executives decided to give the family a raise, without them even asking. Sources tell TMZ the salary increase was somewhere between $15,000 and $20,000 an episode.
June Shannon, Alana Thompson’s mom, is reportedly not interested in the money and has refused to sign with an agent. June is apparently worried that if she signs with an agent that person will talk her into making various appearances that will take her away from her family.
“Here Comes Honey Boo Boo” airs on Wednesday nights at 8/9c on TLC.