AceShowbiz - Forbes has released its list of highest-paid TV actors of 2015. Being one of the highest-rated TV series, long-running sitcom "The Big Bang Theory" unsurprisingly has its stars dominating the list.
%cJim Parsons% ($29 million) and %cJohnny Galecki% ($27 million) place first and second with only a small gap of $2 million. Parsons replaces %cAshton Kutcher% who last year topped the list with $26 million.
Kutcher, whose sitcom "Two and a Half Men" ended earlier this year, is now tied in the third place along with "NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service" lead %cMark Harmon% and Parsons' co-stars %cSimon Helberg% and %cKunal Nayyar%. They earned $20 million each. Kutcher's former co-star %cJon Cryer% follows close behind with $15 million.
Another sitcom, "Modern Family", has its stars claiming four of the remaining spots in the top 15. They are %cTy Burrell% ($11.5 million), %cJesse Tyler Ferguson% ($11 million), %cEd O'Neill% ($10.5 million) and %cEric Stonestreet% ($10.5 million).
1. %cJim Parsons% - $29 million