September 16, 2010 08:28:54 GMT
Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki reportedly will get $200,000 each, or three times more than their old salaries.
"The Big Bang Theory" cast is set for an explosive new pay deal. The show's stars Jim Parsons, Kaley Cuoco and Johnny Galecki will make $200,000-per-episode, according to U.S. reports.
They are currently earning $60,000 for every episode they film, but thanks to the popularity of the sitcom, bosses at U.S. network CBS have increased the trio's salaries by $140,000 each, according to GossipCop.com. Galecki, Cuoco and Parsons, who won the Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series Emmy in August, will also take home an extra $50,000 increase for the next three seasons.
The news is sure to aid Cuoco's recovery after after breaking her leg in a horseriding accident.
"The Big Bang Theory" was premiered in 2007. The show will return for the fourth season on September 23.