Who are Television's Highest-Paid Stars?

It probably won't surprise anyone to learn that Oprah is television's highest-paid star. But would you have thought Zach Braff would crack the top tier?
This week's issue of TV Guide revealed the highest-paid stars on TV. Nobody even came close to Oprah, who rakes in a whopping $260 million a year from her own show as well as appearances on "Rachael Ray," "Dr. Phil" and other programs. That towering sum makes Simon Cowell's $45 million look paltry — and Judge Judy must feel downright poor with just $30 million a year.
TV Guide says Braff will bring in $6.3 million this year for 18 episodes of "Scrubs" — which, by my math, means he makes $350,000 per episode. That's not the highest among primetime stars, but it's up there. Who makes the most? William Petersen, aka Grissom on "CSI," who commands $500,000 a week. The full list is in this week's TV Guide, but to see a handful of the salaries for network and cable stars,
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