Highest Paid TV Stars
Jim Parsons - Big Bang Theory
Bazinga! As super-geek Sheldon in the hit sitcom, now in its 10th season, Jim Parsons earns an estimated $1m an episode (£786,000). Should keep him in wi-fi routers & circuit boards for quite a while
Johnny Galecki - Big Bang Theory
As Sheldon's long-suffering room-mate in the Big Bang Theory, Leonard (played by Johnny Galecki) has to suffer all sorts of humiliations. However, his $1m cheque for each episode should alleviate any discomfort.
Kaley Cuoco - Big Bang Theory
As the dumb blonde Penny in the hit sitcom, Kaley Cuoco has become the only calming influence on Sheldon and his band of super-geeks. And all for a price of $1m an episode!
Lauren Graham - Gilmore Girls
As the star of mother-daughter drama Gilmore Girls, actress Lauren Graham is estimated to pull in $750,000 an episode (£590,000).
Alexis Bledel - Gilmore Girls
Gilmore Girls co-star Alexis Bledel is also estimated to pull in $750,000 an episode (£590,000)
In the category of reality shows, chat shows and news, Judge Judy topped the highest paid list with an annual $47m (£37m).
Kevin Spacey - House Of Cards
As scheming US President Frank Underwood, Kevin Spacey is estimated to earn $500,000 a show (£393,000).
Peter Dinklage - Game Of Thrones
As Tyrion Lannister in the hit HBO series Game Of Thrones, Peter Dinklage is estimated to earn $500,000 a show (£393,000)
Lena Headey - Game Of Thrones
As Cersei Lannister in the hit HBO series, Lena Headey is also estimated to earn $500,000 (£393,000) an episode.
Emilia Clarke - Game Of Thrones
For her role as Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO series Game of Thrones, Emilia Clarke has received three Emmy Award nominations as well as a nice cheque for $500,000 (£393,000) an episode.