TV's Top Earners

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TV Guide compiled a list of what actors get paid per episode of the TV show in which they star, and Nathan Yau of FlowingData challenged his readers to visualize it. The general gist of the data seems to be try to be Charlie Sheen if you can, but if nothing else, try to be in a comedy: you will make more money on average than if you were to star in a drama. Even so, considering how many episodes each show airs, acting is not a bad choice if you need the cash! Now, if only I could rope in $1.25M per visualization...