Forbes Magazine names the highest-paid TV actors of the year
Ashton Kutcher, from Two And A Half Men is the highest-paid TV actor of the past year. He earned US$24 million between May 2011 and May 2012. This includes his investments, film salaries and his reported $700,000 an episode salary for doing his TV show. Hugh Laurie, from House, was in second place, with $18 million; Ray Romano, from Men Of A Certain Age and Parenthood, was third with $18 million as well; Alec Baldwin, from 30 Rock, was fourth, with $15 million; and Mark Harmon, from NCIS, was fifth, with $13 million. Rounding out the top 10 were Tim Allen, Jon Cryer, Patrick Dempsey, Jim Parsons and Johnny Galecki.
Bachelorette couple call it quits
Emily Maynard, the most recent female to be The Bachelorette, on the TV show of the same name, and Jef Holm have ended their engagement, they have confirmed. ”I am sorry to tell you that Jef and I have, indeed, parted ways,” Maynard said. “It was a very difficult and heartbreaking decision.”
America’s Next Top Model to feature male contestants
America’s Next Top Model has been renewed for a 20th season (or ‘cycle’ as Tyra likes to call it), and the next season will feature male model contestants as well as females, and they’ll all be living together in the same house.