, Johnny Galecki
, and Kaley Cuoco
are certainly shouting "Bazinga!" after re-negotiating their contracts to make "Friends
money" (aka 1 million dollars/episode). Deadline
reports that the deal has been signed as part of a three-year commitment.
Surprisingly, they are not the most-paid stars on the small screen. Check out TV's triple threat below!3. Matt LauerNBC
The Today Show
host dances his way to the bank with a rumored 22-25 million dollars/year, enough to buy his own Starbucks to keep him awake every morning.2. Jon StewartComedy Central
The Daily Show
's political satirist rakes in 25-30 million dollars/year to make viewers laugh, stay informed, and call out Republicans. 1. Judge JudyCBS
All hail the queen of the courtroom! Judge Judy takes in 47 million dollars/year for her top-rated syndicated show. And that's not bologna!