TV Guide’s Top Earners

"TV Guide" released their list of the highest paid actors and TV personalities and who's making what might surprise you.

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Upper Darby native Tina Fey, creator and star of "30 Rock," is making bank. She's bringing home $300,000 per episode.
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Also from "30 Rock," Alec Baldwin is making just as much as hometown favorite, Fey, at $300,000 an episode.
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"Gossip Girl" hottie Chace Crawford is making $50,000 per episode.
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No. 1 on the list is Charlie Sheen -- making $875,000 per episode on "Two and a Half Men." Really?!
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Christopher Meloni makes $400,000 an episode for his work on "Law and Order: SVU."
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Late night TV host Conan O'Brien makes a whopping $14 million a year.
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David Letterman really cashes in on the late night market. He's banking $30 million a year.
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NBC's Jay Leno is making $30 million a year.
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These four lovely ladies of Wisteria Lane -- Felicity Huffman, Marcia Cross, Eva Longoria Parker, and Teri Hatcher -- each make $400,000 an episode.
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"House" doctor Hugh Laurie also brings in $400,000 an episode.
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None of the actors on this year's list compare to the No. 1 on last year's list. James Gandolfini made $1 million an episode while starring on "The Sopranos."
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Jon and Kate Gosselin were taking in $75,000 an episode on their TLC reality show, "Jon and Kate Plus 8" before they split.
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"Mad Men" star Jon Hamm is tied with the Gosselin's at $75,000 an episode.
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News-girl Katie Couric really brings home the bacon -- $15 million a year.
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Matt Lauer is making almost as much as his former "Today" co-host, a cool $13 mililon a year.
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Keifer Sutherland is high on the list -- reeling in $550,000 per episode of "24."
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Kyra Sedgwick, star of "The Closer," is one of the highest paid women -- $275,000 an episode.
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Mariska Hargitay joins co-star Christopher Meloni on TV Guide's list -- she is tied with the Desperate Housewives girls at $400,000 per episode.
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"Grey's Anatomy" star Patrick Dempsey (aka "McDreamy") makes $250,000 an episode as the heartthrob neurosurgeon.
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Ryan Seacrest gets paid $15 million a year to host "American Idol."
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