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Here’s How Much Money These TV Casts & Actors Really Made (Hint: Millions!)

While television has been around since the 1950s, it wasn’t until the late 1980s and 1990s that television stars really began to command high, high salaries. These salaries and the reasons for massive paydays (like pre-established stardom) started a trend that continued in the years to follow. During these peak TV years, there were lots of casts and, most notably, lead actors who got major salaries the would make your jaw drop. Who were some of the biggest earners?

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