Charlie Sheen Again Tops TV’s Highest Paid List

by | August 7, 2009 at 8:00 AM | TV News

TV Guide has released its list of TV’s highest-paid stars with, once again, Charlie Sheen topping the list.

While Kiefer Sutherland tops the list as the highest paid drama star at $550,000 per episode, Sheen, star and part owner of the CBS comedy ‘Two and a Half Men,’ is paid $875,000 per – making him the richest actor on television.

Tied at a paltry $400,000 per episode are Hugh Laurie, star of ‘House,’ and ‘Law & Order’ co-stars Mariska Hargitay and Christopher Meloni.

Marg Helgenberger (‘CSI’) comes in at $390,000 per episode.

On cable, ‘The Closer’ star Kyra Sedgwick gets $275,000 per show, Denis Leary gets $250,000 per for FX’s ‘Rescue Me’ and Glenn Close earns $200,000 per episode for ‘Damages.’

The August 10th issue of TV Guide is on newsstands today.

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