“30 Rock” honcho raked in $13 million between May 2010 and May 2011
Liz Lemon might have to put up with the shenanigans of Tracy Jordan and Jack Donaghy, but she's well-compensated for her grief. And it turns out those housewives on Wisteria Lane aren't so desperate after all.
Forbes has released its list of the year's highest-paid TV actresses, and "30 Rock" star and executive producer Tina Fey shares top honors with "Desperate Housewives" star Eva Longoria. (According to the list, each actress raked in $13 million between May 2010 and May 2011.)
Longoria's castmates are also well-represented on the list; of the top 10 earners, four are on "Desperate Housewives." The other three with Longoria are Marcia Cross, Teri Hatcher and Felicity Huffman.
Other well-paid women of the small screen, according to Forbes: "The Good Wife" star Julianna Margulies, "Law & Order: SVU" veteran Mariska Hargitay and Courteney Cox of "Cougar Town."
Combined, the women on the list made $94 million between May 2010 and May 2011.
Read the full list below.
Tina Fey, $13 million
Eva Longoria, $13 million
Marcia Cross, $10 million
Mariska Hargitay, $10 million
Marg Helgenberger, $10 million
Teri Hatcher, $9 million
Felicity Huffman, $9 million
Courteney Cox, $7 million
Ellen Pompeo, $7 million
Julianna Margulies, $6 million