Perhaps the deep-pocketed corporation was the real victim, some grotesque combination of sitting duck and cash cow?
But if Jess plays her cards right, there is no reason she can't turn fat cow into cash cow.
As the TV networks crumble, cable—with shows like Mad Men, Jersey Shore, and Burn Notice—has become the cash cow they once were.
Human disease moves from tragedy to cash cow, often within days.
For SBS, however, the bloated and bungled project was a cash cow.
But a lot of people just see them as a cash cow, as high-level chattel for exchange.
It is a cash cow, handed billions by TV networks and rewarding its sponsors with huge ratings and ever growing revenues.
Nonetheless, a battle-ready J-31 could still be a cash cow, and a good way for China to make friends.
The show was an instant hit and a cash cow for Walters and ABC, but lately the franchise has been running out of steam.
A source of money, esp a generous one: But all this leaves The New Republic Inc without a cash cow/ For a fairly blatant cash cow, Pisces Iscariot delivers some fine milk (1970s+)