Just astronomical fees.
Shooting in the TV series are becoming more and more lucrative for actors. Their fees for the episode can grow from season to season and as a result achieve considerable amounts.
We have compiled a list of popular TV shows and tell how much earn actors acting in them.
Actor Jensen ackles, who plays Dean Winchester, makes for shooting one episode of “Supernatural,” $ 175 thousand And his colleague Jared Padalecki, who plays Sam, is $ 125 thousand This difference in fees seems strange as both actors perform the main roles. But probably the amount varies from season to season and eventually ackles and Padalecki get approximately the same.
8. American family
Julie Bowen, Ty Burrell, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Eric Stonestreet and Sofia Vergara receive $ 250 thousand for shooting one episode of the TV series “American family”. They have played 8 seasons. But the creators definitely planned two more. Their output is planned for 2017 and 2018.
7. Big little lies
The creators of the series “Big little lies” pay Reese Witherspoon and Nicole Kidman for shooting one episode $ 350 thousand Mini-series came out in 2017 and until includes 1 season of 7 episodes. But the fans expect “Big little lies” will be extended for a second season, although HBO is only in plans.
6. Grey’s anatomy
Actress Ellen Pompeo in the role of Meredith grey in the TV series “grey’s Anatomy” receives $ 400 thousand per episode. It was reported that for shooting one episode of the 13th season of Pompeo had to pay $ 300 thousand First series of the new 14th season of “grey’s Anatomy” fans will see in September 2017.
The performer of the title role in the TV series “homeland” Claire Danes now receives for shooting in one episode of the $ 450 thousand In the beginning of the filming fee stars for one episode were approximately $ 250 thousand.
4. House of cards
Starring in the TV series Kevin spacey gets $ 500 thousand for shooting one episode. Initially, his colleague Robin Wright paid $ 80 thousand less, but last spring she has made to the creators of the show have increased her fee. Now Wright gets as much as spacey.
3. Gilmore Girls
Lauren Graham and Alexis Bledel get $ 750 thousand for shooting one episode of the series. This is 15 times more than the episodes in the first season, which was released in 2000. Graham earned a series of only $ 50 thousand Much received Bledel, is not reported. But probably her fee was approximately the same.
2. The big Bang theory
Until 2017 Jim Parsons, johnny Galecki, kaley cuoco, Simon Helberg and Kunal Nayyar, performing leading roles, was received for shooting one episode of $ 1 million.
Their colleagues, Mayim Bialik and Melissa Roig received much more modest sums — $ 200 thousand.
In 2017, the actors playing the main roles, have revised their contracts in favor of the less wealthy colleagues. As a result, five main actors get for one episode
$ 900 thousand, and Bialik and Roig — $ 450 thousand
1. Game of thrones
Five actors of the popular series, performing leading roles, were the most highly paid in the history of television. Before filming of the 7th season of the British actors Emilia Clarke, kit Harington and Lena heady, and American actor Peter Dinklage along with Danish star Nikolay Coster-Waldau has signed a new contract, under which each of them received $ 2.5 million for one episode.
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