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Meet The Highest Paid TV Actresses

Last updated on: September 29, 2011 19:23 IST

Meet The Highest Paid TV Actresses

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Eva Longoria and Tina Fey have earned their places at the top of the Forbes magazine's list of the highest-paid television actresses.

The actresses, who made $13 million between May 2010 and May 2011, made a great deal of money from their currently-running series, Desperate Housewives and 30 Rock along with collecting syndication profits, as their shows air in reruns on Lifetime and Fox/Comedy Central, Us magazine reported.


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Marcia Cross, Mariska Hargitay, Marg Helgenberger

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Marcia Cross, the co-star of 36-year-old Longoria, ranked third on the list with $10 million.

Law and Order: Special Victims Unit star Mariska Hargitay and CSI star Marg Helgenberger were deadlocked with Cross for the third-place with earnings of $10 million each.



Image: Marcia Cross
Photographs: Reuters/Andrew Kelly
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Teri Hatcher, Felicity Huffman

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Desperate Housewives stars Teri Hatcher and Felicity Huffman figure in the list with $9 million each in earnings.


Image: Teri Hatcher
Photographs: Reuters/Fred Prouser
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Courtney Cox and Ellen Pompeo

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Friends and Cougar Town star Courtney Cox pocketed $7 million and was joined by Ellen Pompeo of Grey's Anatomy.

 

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Julianna Margulies

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ER star Julianna Margulies rounds off the top ten with $6 million in earnings.


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