Josh Sapan hauled in $29.6 million in 2017, which, remarkably, is a pay cut.
The AMC Networks president and chief executive officer made about $900,000 less than he did in 2016, when Sapan’s all-in take was $30.5 million.
Sapan’s 2017 salary stayed consistent with the prior years at $2 million. His stock award of $14.3 million was up from 2016, though a sizable decline in the “non-equity incentive plan compensation” more than offset the growth.
The AMC boss’s loss under catch-all heading “all other compensation” was immaterial when talking about these sums of money.
It’s good to have “The Walking Dead” — even this version.
'The Walking Dead' Surprises: 26 Times the TV Show Has Strayed From the Comics
The show doesn’t always stick with the story as told in the comics it’s adapting (SPOILERS)
"The Walking Dead" generally follows the path of the graphic novel series on which it's based, but the AMC hit has often changed things up. Here are 26 times the show took a meaningful diversion from the story that "Walking Dead" creator Robert Kirkman laid out on paper, through the next-to-last episode of season 8.