Who’s Being Paid Big: 2014 Edition

money-bagsWondering what television stars make per episode?  Look no further than this post!  Similar to the previous two years, I have not included all of the the actors/actresses that were published in the TV GUIDE MAGAZINE.

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NEW SHOWS ARE IN BOLD

Drama (pay per episode)
Mark Harmon (NCIS) – $525,000 + profit
Kevin Spacey (House of Cards) – $500,000 (includes producer fee)
Mariska Hargitary (Law and Order: SVU) – $400,000
Patrick Dempsey and Ellen Pompeo (Grey’s Anatomy) – $350,000
Angie Harmon (Rizzoli & Isles) – $185,000
Kerry Washington (Scandal) – $150,000
Tea Leoni (Madam Secretary) – $125,000
Mandy Patinkin (Homeland) – $125,000
Johnny Lee Miller (Elementary) – $100,000
Jesse L. Martin (The Flash) – $100,000
Lizzy Caplan and Michael Sheen (Masters of Sex) – $100,o00
Justin Theroux (The Leftovers) – $75,000
Katee Sackhoff (Longmire) – $60,000
Shane West (Salem) – $50,000
Gina Rodriguez (Jane the Virgin) – $40,000
Katharine McPhee (Scorpion) – $40,000

Comedy (pay per episode)
Kaley Cuoco, Johnny Galecki,and Jim Parsons (The Big Bang Theory) – $1 million + profit
Julie Bowen (Modern Family) – $190,000 + profit
Kate Walsh (Bad Judge) – $175,000
Julia Louis-Dreyfus (Veep) – $150,000
Mindy Kaling (The Mindy Project) – $140,000 (includes producer fee)
Will Arnett (The Millers) – $125,000
Andre Braugher (Brooklyn Nine-Nine) – $100,000
Anthony Anderson (Black-ish) – $100,000
Jack McGee (The McCarthys) – $60,000
Tracee Ellis Ross (Black-ish) – $50,000
Taylor Schilling (Orange is the New Black) – $35,000

Daytime / Reality (per year)
Judy Sheindlin (Judge Judy) – $47 million
Jennifer Lopez (American Idol) – $17.5 million
Howard Stern (America’s Got Talent) – $15 million
Whoopi Goldberg and Rosie O’Donnell (The View) – $5 million
The Harrison Family (Pawn Stars) – $125,000 per episode

News (per year)
Matt Lauer (Today) – $22-25 million
Robin Roberts (Good Morning America) – $14 million
Scott Pelley (CBS Evening News / 60 Minutes) – $7 million
David Muir (ABC World News) – $5 million

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