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Ashton Kutcher has landed atop Forbes' list of TV's highest-paid actors. Forbes put the list together after talking with managers, producers, agents and others.
Forbes estimates that the Two in a Half Men actor earned $24 million between June 2012 and 2013. He might be raking in the money, but not the viewers. But the show is in syndication, so CBS likely doesn't care, which means he could have a steady paycheck for awhile.
His co-star, Jon Cryer, landed right behind Kutcher on the list with $21 million. The "half" in Men, Angus T. Jones, earned $11 million to show up further down the list at seventh, but it'll likely be the last time on there as he is no longer a main character.
Ray Romano lands a surprising third on the list, since he was only on TV for a story arc on Parenthood. The actor makes most of his money through royalties from Everybody Loves Raymond and the Ice Age films. Romano made an estimated $16 million during the period.
NCIS' Mark Harmon and How I Met Your Mother star Neil Patrick Harris are tied for fourth place, Reuters reports. They both earned about $15 million.
Patrick Dempsey placed in the fifth spot with $13 million for Grey's Anatomy. Tim Allen came behind him with $11 million.
Former Men star Charlie Sheen earned $10 million for Anger Management, good enough for 10th place and tied with Dexter actor Michael C. Hall.