Big Bang Theory Cast Reach Deal, Set To Earn $1 Million Per 20 Minutes Of Television
TV sitcom “The Big Bang Theory” is back on track after lead actors Jim Parsons, Johnny Galecki, and Kaley Cuoco signed a deal reportedly making them the highest paid actors on US television. Production was delayed on the new season of the show while pay disputes were settled, but filming is now expected to resume as early as next week.
According to The Hollywood Reporter, the trio “likely” will now earn $1m per episode–for 18 to 22 minutes of television–as part of a three season deal.
“The Big Bang Theory” is the most watched show in the US, attracting an average audience of 23.1 million in 2013-2014.