Ashton Kutcher is getting $700,000 per episode for doing Two And A Half Men. His co-stars, Jon Cryer and Angus T. Jones, will earn $600,000 and $225,000 per episode, respectively.
Simon Cowell will make $75 million per season for “The X Factor” on Fox. Judge Paula Abdul will earn $2.5 million per season.
Nicole “Snooki” Polizzi makes $100,000 per episode on “Jersey Shore.”
Hugh Laurie makes $700,000 per episode of “House,” making him the highest paid dramatic actor. Mark Harmon gets $500,000 per episode for “NCIS.”
Tim Allen and Kiefer Sutherland will each be paid $225,000 per episode for their new fall shows, Allen in “Last Man Standing” and Sutherland in “Touch.”
David Letterman brings home a $28 million-per-season paycheck while Jay Leno earns $25 million per year and Jimmy Fallon makes $5 million per year.
Conan O’Brien earns $10 million per season for his TBS talk show, while fellow TBS host George Lopez earns $3.5 million.
Patrick Dempsey gets $275,000 an episode for “Grey’s Anatomy,” while Kate Walsh earns the same amount for her role in “Private Practice.”
Ryan Seacrest earns $15 million per season to host “American Idol”. Nick Cannon gets $70,000 per episode for “America’s Got Talent.” Tom Bergeron earns $150,000 per episode for “Dancing with the Stars”
Judge Judy Sheindlin gets $45 million a year for her syndicated “Judge Judy.”